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Tour & Tea! The Secret Wedding of Alberton’s Violet Kerr Taylor at St Andrew's Epsom

26 Sep 2020

When

Saturday 26 September 2020, 10.00am - Saturday 26 September 2020, 12.30pm

Saturday 26 September 2020, 1.30pm - Saturday 26 September 2020, 4.00pm

Where

Alberton, 100 Mount Albert Road, Mount Albert, Auckland

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Please note the tour starts at St Andrew's (100 St Andrews Road, Epsom) and is followed by tea & scones and a self-guided visit at Alberton. Transport between the venues is not included

Cost

$25pp (includes tour, tea & scones, and Alberton admission)

Bookings

alberton@heritage.org.nz

09 846 7367

Bookings essential

Website

heritage.org.nz/places/places-to-visit/auckland-region/alberton/events-and-exhibitions/tour-and-tea-violets-marriage

facebook.com/events/616380169310521

facebook.com/Alberton1863

Join us on guided tour through St Andrew's Church with its intriguing connection to the Kerr Taylors of Alberton, as part of the Auckland Heritage Festival.

Learn the story of young gentlewoman Violet Kerr Taylor of Alberton, who eloped to marry at the church in 1894 and those of other notable Auckland citizens, some of whom rest in the cemetery.

Explore the interior of the 1867 Category I Heritage listed Gothic Revival church and examine some of the features of its interior including the font, the stained-glass windows, chapels and devotional art.

This one hour tour (approx) is followed by tea and scones at your own pace back at Alberton, with plenty of time explore the house and meander in the garden at your leisure.

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