St Mary’s University, Twickenham
St Mary’s University, Twickenham
Discover Gothic literature and culture in the home of the Gothic. Ranging from Horace Walpole’s classic, Castle of Otranto, to contemporary film and fiction, this study day will explore key themes in Gothic literature and culture. With sufficient notice, tours of Strawberry Hill House can be facilitated. at St Mary’s University, Twickenham

Masterclass: Gothic Literature and Culture

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Discover Gothic literature and culture in the home of the Gothic. Ranging from Horace Walpole’s classic, Castle of Otranto, to contemporary film and fiction, this study day will explore key themes in Gothic literature and culture. With sufficient notice, tours of Strawberry Hill House can be facilitated.
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The St Mary’s Schools and Colleges team, in collaboration with academic departments, are delighted to offer a wide range of Masterclass Days to learners considering applying, or have applied, to university.

Gothic Literature and Culture Masterclass

Discover Gothic literature and culture in the home of the Gothic. Ranging from Horace Walpole’s classic, Castle of Otranto, to contemporary film and fiction, this study day will explore key themes in Gothic literature and culture. With sufficient notice, tours of Strawberry Hill House can be facilitated, allowing students to understand the connections between Walpole’s writing and the enduringly influential aesthetics of Gothic revivalism. Sessions will include:  

  • Horace Walpole, Castle of Otranto, and the invention of Gothic  
  • tour of Strawberry Hill House (subject to availability)  
  • Gothic legacies and contemporary literature and film.

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These day events usually run between 10am-2.30pm, but we are more than happy to be flexible. They are suitable for post-16 learners and can be hosted at St Mary’s University all year round.

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Available dates
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Bookings by Teachers for Key Stage 5 (Students aged 16-18)
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