The Grand Court Canal at Boughton House



Shane Connolly

Lucy Hughes-Hallett

Lucy Hughes-Hallett

Lucy Hughes-Hallett

Competition - Win two tickets to the Garden Museum Literary Festival!

The Garden Museum Literary Festival, this year at Boughton House, brings together the gardening and literary worlds for a unique weekend of talks and events, all in a glorious setting! If you don't already know, find out who is speaking at the festival.

We're giving you the chance to win two tickets! The lucky winner will recieve weekend tickets to the festival for them and one guest.

For your chance to win, just answer one or more of the below questions correctly. You need to email your answers to by midday on Wednesday 21st June.



1 - Which novel did Alan Hollinghurst win the Booker Prize for in 2004?

a- The Line of Beauty

b - The Stranger's Child

c - The Folding Star


2 - In Shane Connolly's book "Discovering the Meaning of Flowers" what is the meaning of poppies in traditional symbolism?

a - Passion

b - Consolation

c - Disdain


3 - What is Alys Fowler's favourite mode of transport?

a - Helicopter

b - Bicycle

c - Canoe


4 - What is the fictional house called in Lucy Hughes-Hallett's novel "Peculiar Ground"?

a - Wentwood

b - Bowood

c - Wychwood


5 - In the 17th Century the 1st Duke of Montagu inherited Boughton House. Which court was he an ambassador at?

a - The Court of William of Orange at the Hague

b - The Court of Louis XIV at Versailles

c - The Court of Frederick the Great at Potsdam 


Email your answers to by midday on Wednesday 21st June for your chance to win!


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