The Castle Howard Proms (North Yorkshire) Reviews
Description:Castle Howard is one of Britain's finest stately homes, located in the beautiful Howardian Hills, fifteen miles ... more
Newest Review: ... Hull and Scarborough are all in striking distance. The 'Castle' is a wonderful location for the proms - the stately home at the top of a hill with a large grassy bank leading down to the Estate Lake as a backdrop for the performance stage. There is no seating - you bring your own. The thousands strong crowd use everything from a coat to a chair sat around a candle lit table for this. ... more
Customer The Castle Howard Proms (North Yorkshire) Reviews (1)
by - written on 25/08/01, updated on 25/08/01 (Very useful, 1674 readings)
Now I should first point out that I am not a great classical music fan. Far from it. Give me a bit of Ministry of Sound any day - at least it makes me feel young (even though I am not and really should grow up a bit). I also don't particularly like being in the middle of a field waiting for it to rain. In theory then I should not really have been at the Castle Howard 'last night of the proms'. But I was. I would like to think however I was a little bit patriotic. Not that I go round with a flag waving out of my car window signing 'Rule Brittania' - just discreetly patriotic like nearly all Brits. We don't need to shout it about. ... Read the complete review
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