Thursday 19 July 2018
Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire
Chipping Campden, the glorious old Cotswold wool merchants’ town to where in 1902 C R Ashbee relocated the Guild of Handicrafts from London.
After talk at the Court Barn Museum, which celebrates the Arts and Crafts movement, we will visit the church enjoy a guided walk through the town and a visit to Hart’s Silversmith.
Thursday 23 August 2018
Parham House and Garden, Pulborough, West Sussex
One of the country’s finest Elizabethan Houses, complete with a Great Hall and Long Gallery.
Wednesday 19 September 2018
Walk around St James’s
Music, art, politics and scandal 1789-1914. An enlightening tour!
Thursday 18 October 2018
The Charterhouse is a historic complex of buildings in Smithfield, London, dating back to the 14th century.
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Tuesday 20 November 2018
Glass at the Victoria & Albert Museum – This visit is now full
The V&A’s glass collection is one of the largest and the most comprehensive in the world, showcasing the development of design and technology in glass-making over 3,500 years.
Wednesday 16 January 2019
St Paul’s Cathedral
David Thompson will guide us around Sir Christopher Wren’s iconic cathedral.
February 2019 (TBC)
Royal Opera House
A behind-the-scenes tour of the Royal Opera House.
March 2019 (TBC)
Dorich House Museum, Kingston
A guided tour around this Grade II listed local treasure, the former studio home of Russian sculptor, Dora Gordine, and her husband, Richard Hare, a scholar of Russian art and literature.
Wednesday 10 April 2019
A visit to the British Museum to see the Elgin Marbles with Alan Read who has given us a lecture on the subject.
Thursday 16 May 2019
Rochester Cathedral and Chatham Dockyard
A glimpse of history in Kent.
June 2019 (TBC)
Godington House and Winery, Ashford, Kent
600 years of history and revealing an excellent country house collection of furniture, art, porcelain and curios, plus the Chapel Down Winery.
Tuesday 16 July 2019
Chenies Manor, Rickmansworth
A beautiful, historic landmark with extensive award-winning gardens, tucked away in idyllic Buckinghamshire countryside.