Hopwood DePree, Author at Hopwood XIV

Author: Hopwood DePree

Articles Written By Hopwood DePree

THE TELEGRAPH: From Hollywood To Hopwood: Star tries to restore his ancestral pile.

By Hopwood DePree

Source: The Telegraph:  By: Robert Mendick, chief reporter.  Who needs the glamour of Hollywood when Rochdale holds its own allure? When DePree, a blue-eyed, blond-haired American rather more redolent of a surfer than a conservationist, learned Hopwood Hall was lying derelict and in danger of collapse, he decided to rescue it. And in true Hollywood fashion, he is attempting to fund its repair by turning his own efforts at renovation into a…
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GETTY IMAGES: Photoshoot at Hopwood Hall

By Hopwood DePree

Source: Getty Images Hopwood DePree XIV stands outside Hopwood Hall, his family’s ancestral home that he hopes to restore to its former glory on September 12, 2017 in Middleton, England.  Members of the Hopwood family lived in Hopwood Hall from the 15th century until about 1920… VIEW THE FULL PHOTO JOURNAL

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Vlog 1: I’M TURNING BRITISH!!!

By Hopwood DePree

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Hopwood Hall Estate Awarded Grant by Architectural Heritage Fund

By Hopwood DePree

Source: Rochdale Online. The Architectural Heritage Fund (AHF) is awarding a £5,000 grant to support the recently launched project to save the 15th century Grade II* Listed Hopwood Hall in Middleton. The renovation is being led by Hopwood DePree, an actor/producer from Los Angeles and a descendant of the Hopwood Family. Hopwood Hall has sat vacant for 30 years and is on Historic England’s “At Risk” register. Rochdale Borough Council…
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Volunteers Support Hopwood Hall Estate Restoration

By Hopwood DePree

Source: Rochdale Online Sixty people from all over Greater Manchester attended Saturday’s, (18 November) gathering of volunteers to support the restoration effort of The Hopwood Hall Estate. The group ranged from primary school students and scouts to retired professionals with diverse backgrounds and skills. Hopwood DePree, who led the meeting, said: “It was an incredibly positive meeting and the enthusiasm was great. “Some people had very specific suggestions of how…
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Visitors & Volunteers Celebrate Heritage Open Days At Hopwood Hall

By Hopwood DePree

Source: Rochdale Online Members of the public were given the rare chance to glimpse inside the historic 12th century Hopwood Hall manor home for the first time in over 30 years on the Heritage Open Day on Saturday (9 September). The Grade-II* listed two-storey building is set to be restored by actor, director and producer Hopwood DePree, a direct descendent of the Hopwood family whose ancestral home was Hopwood Hall…
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Volunteer and Join ‘Friends of Hopwood Hall Estate’

By Hopwood DePree

Source: Rochdale Online An invitation is being extended to all those who would like to actively participate in supporting the restoration of The Hopwood Hall Estate to join a volunteer gathering… READ FULL STORY

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