Join BLAND Badger for a creative retreat at Villa Pia
5th - 12th October 2019
Charlotte Bland and Ros Badger will show you how to style and take the perfect lifestyle photograph and guide you through their personal highlights of this very special region.
Try it all or feel free to dip in and out and use the time to relax and soak up the Autumnal sun.
Start the day with Yoga with Meredith Gunderson.
Begin the week with an exciting trip to Arezzo’s huge monthly flea market and source props and scour antique shops in this gem of a Tuscan town.
Visit the Aboca Apothecary Museum and be amazed by ancient glass, ceramics and antique botanical prints.
..make your own lip balm there too and then create a unique table setting back at Villa Pia.
See one of Pierro della Francesca’s most famous frescoes The Madonna del Parto and then have pre-dinner drinks in Monterchi’s Piazza.
Eat and photograph at an eccentric Olive farm that has been in the same family for 600 years.
Hand-stitch your own Leather Bound book and use it as a journal during the week or as an album or scrap book.
End the day with conversation and aperitifs.
Make merry with wine and eat delicious home-cooked food.
Villa Pia is set in a landscape familiar to creatives and art lovers as the backdrop to some of the finest Renaissance art works.
Bland Badger reserves the right to change the itinerary