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13 June 2019Visit by coach to Winchester, ancient and modern
11 April 2019Morning visit to the Wallace Collection
13 March 2019Morning visit to John Ruskin exhibition at Two Temple Place
11 February 2019Morning visit to Strawberry Hill House and exhibition
19 October 2018Morning visit to Dorich House Museum
20 September 2018Morning City walk - contemporary architecture
19 June 2018Visit by coach to Wilton House
18 April 2018Morning visit to the Museum of Brands, Packaging & Advertising combined with a walking tour of historic Portobello Road after lunch
06 March 2018Morning visit to the Royal Academy of Music Museum
12 February 2018Morning visit to Spencer House
04 October 2017Half day visit to Apsley House and Wellington Arch
05 September 2017Morning visit to the King's Cross development, afternoon at the London Canal Museum.
27 June 2017Coach visit to the Watts Gallery & Chapel, Compton (near Guildford) and Loseley Park
02 May 2017Coach visit to Sandham Memorial Chapel & Stanley Spencer Gallery
05 April 2017Morning visit to the Freemasons Hall
16 February 2017Half-day visit by coach to the Musical Museum, Brentford
17 November 2016Half day visit to the Victoria & Albert Museum's glass collection
12 September 2016A visit to two Victorian Houses in London - Sambourne House and Leighton House
07 September 2016By boat to Greenwich (has now been postponed hopefully until 2017,due to the Queen's House not being reopened in time).
17 May 2016By coach to Petworth House and Park
07 April 2016By coach to Stratfield Saye
16 March 2016The Mansion House and Bank of England
04 November 2015Supper and Quiz evening
15 October 2015Half-Day Visit to Christie's October date to be announced
15 September 2015Visit by Coach to Brighton Royal Pavilion
19 August 2015Lunch and Matinee at Shakespeare's Globe - "As You Like It"
29 July 2015Visit by Coach to Kenwood House
17 June 2015Visit by Coach to Chenies Manor House and Gardens
21 April 2015Visit by Coach to Eltham Palace
19 February 2015Half-Day Visit to the British Library
06 November 2014"What Do You Know?" Fork Supper and Quiz
12 August 2014Lunch and Matinee at Shakespeare's Globe - "Julius Caesar"
17 July 2014Visit by Coach to ‘Art in Action’, Waterperry, Oxfordshire
19 June 2014Visit by Coach to Chartwell, Kent
22 May 2014Visit by Coach to Charleston and Farley Farmhouse, East Sussex
15 April 2014Half-day Visit to the Royal Courts of Justice
17 March 2014Visit to St Pancras Hotel and Guildhall Art Gallery

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Visit by coach to Winchester, ancient and modern
Thursday 13 June 2019

The whole day visit includes three significant medieval sites and two examples of distinguished contemporary art and design. Winchester is the longest medieval cathedral in Europe and is famous for its decorated chantry chapels and the entertaining carvings on the choir-stalls. In the crypt a mysterious life-size statue of a man contemplating the water held in his cupped hands is the work of the celebrated British sculptor Antony Gormley.

After lunch in the Refectory, we visit the mediaeval Hospital of St Cross with its Norman church. The day ends with a tour of Laverstoke Mill, and now home to The Bombay Sapphire Gin Company, which has restored the mill and commissioned an outstanding design for a contemporary glass-house from the designer Thomas Heatherwick. The visit ends with a complimentary taste of Bombay Gin or soft drink of your choice.

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Image courtesy of The Bombay Sapphire Gin Company