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Dick and Angel take a walk down memory lane as they recall Angel’s horror when Dick decided to “trim” the trees in front of the Château de la Motte Husson.

Château de Brives, Poitou-Charentes
At the Château de Brive Sarah and George are nervously awaiting a preview visit from their very first wedding bride and groom.  The couple are well impressed with the “party barn” and love the proximity of the church where they will celebrate – the first marriage which has taken place in the church for over 20 years.  The final part of the tour is the wedding suite, which they love. Sarah and son Alexi set about planting and tidying up the garden while George and daughter Tatiana string fairy lights on the fence and at the end of the day show off the “grand illumination”.  More about Château de Brive

Château Gioux, Limousin
In today’s episode Debbie and Nigel continue their Château renovations in the salon which is currently a dark purple which makes the room rather dark.  So a yellow/gold paint is selected and in between quick guest changeovers, over the course of 2 weeks, they manage to paint and feature wallpaper in the room.  Nigel engineers a clever pulley system to remove the exterior shutters for restoration, no small job. More about Château Gioux

Château de Lalande, Centre
At Château de Lalande Stephanie decides to upgrade the oldest wing of the Château which, at best estimate, dates back to the 15th or 16th century and once accommodated nobility.  While Stephanie’s Mother and friend Gerry set about reupholstering the window seat, Stephanie’s plan is to make the bed the showpiece of the bedroom so sources fabric from her treasure trove to create a “Tester Bed” (according to Britannica: Tester, canopy, usually of carved or cloth-draped wood, over a bed, tomb, pulpit, or throne. It dates from the 14th century and is usually made of the same material as the object it covers. It can be supported either by four posts, by two posts at the foot and a headpiece at the back, or by suspension from the ceiling).   Finishing the room with tapestries, subtle lighting and the result is beautiful.   More about Château de Lalande

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Channel 4, April 3, 2020