Featured in Cheshire Life Magazine

I have just been featured in Cheshire Life magazine September 2015 edition in the Gallery section, thank you Cheshire Life.

“LYME LIGHT”

The only way is Pemberley

Until September 19 at Stockport Art gallery

Photographer Matt Blonc will be showcasing his photograhs using Lyme Park’s celebration of 200 years of Pride and Prejudice in 2013 in a special exhibition at Stockport Art Gallery. The National Trust described Matt’s work as ‘Bold and vivid photographs which capture the iconic views and landscapes Jane Austen so colourfully describes and Elizabeth Bennet so understandably falls in love with:’

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PRIDE AND PREJUDICE

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LYME PARK CELEBRATES 200 YEARS OF ‘PRIDE AND PREJUDICE’ WITH ‘THE ONLY WAY IS PEMBERLEY’ FEATURING MATT BLONC

Every weekend from 2 November 2013 – 16 February 2014, 11am – 3pm (last entry)

 

Matt’s photographs of Lyme Hall and gardens will feature this celebration as his photographs  inspired magnificent view of Lyme hall, his work was described as by the National Trust as:-

His bold and vivid photographs capture the iconic views and landscapes Jane Austen so colourfully describes and Elizabeth Bennet so understandably falls in love with.

It’s nearly two decades since Lyme Park featured as ‘Pemberley’ in the 1995 BBC television adaptation of Jane Austen’s ‘Pride and Prejudice’. Yet today it is still remembered as the backdrop to the scene when a soaking wet Mr Darcy, (played by Colin Firth), emerged from his swim in the lake to meet a startled Elizabeth Bennet (played by Jennifer Ehle). “We still get hundreds of people asking about Darcy and Lyme’s part in the TV series” says Anthony Willder, Lyme’s Commercial Manager.

“In fact a poll earlier this year put this scene at the top of the most memorable TV drama moments of all time, despite several other film versions of the book since then.” In homage to ‘Pride and Prejudice’ in the 200th anniversary year of its publication, Lyme Park has embraced all things Austen with its 2013 winter exhibition,

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