John Field is a solicitor, however his main passion in life is magic and he has been performing as a magician for almost 50 years. He is a member of the Magic Circle and is accredited with a rank held by only 310 or so magicians worldwide.
Smallhythe Place in the Weald of Kent was the home of Ellen Terry, the Victorian actress and the cottage contains her theatrical collection. To the rear of this 16th century cottage is a barn which is a theatre and still holds productions there.
This afternoon trip took us to the childhood home of the composer Ralph Vaughan Williams. There are glorious views over the South Downs. This National Trust property opened to the public in 2013, having been a school for many years.