A House for Essex
Due to high demand, all holidays at A House for Essex are sold via a ballot. Each ballot offers you the chance to purchase a 2- or 3- night stay, for up to 4 people. The latest ballot for nights in July and August 2016 is now live - read more here.
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A House for Essex is designed by Grayson Perry and FAT Architecture. It is both an artwork in itself and the setting for a number of works by Grayson Perry exploring the special character and unique qualities of Essex. The building has been designed to evoke a tradition of wayside and pilgrimage chapels. It belongs to a history of follies, whilst also being deeply of its own time.
Do you love A House for Essex? You can now buy a small range of exclusive products designed by Grayson Perry including: a bag, tea towel, cushions and plates. Now available in person from Wrabness Community Shop. Or online from Tate Shop. Or build your own House for Essex (free!) courtesy of the Architects Journal.
A House for Essex was featured in Channel 4 documentary - Grayson Perry's Dream House - watch it online. It was also featured in two recent articles by Edwin Heathcote in the Financial Times: Architecture explained -with the help of Grayson Perry's shrine; andGrayson Perry’s shrine and the schism in modern architecture.
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