Tuesday 15th October Knole – Past and Present. Our visit to Knole includes a guided tour of the showrooms and the conservation studio. In addition of course there is the magnificent 600 year old estate to explore and a café for light refreshments More details to follow shortly
It is time to renew your membership for the coming year – i.e. September 2019 until August 2020. We will again be collecting subscriptions at the June and July meetings, as we do not meet in August. The annual subscription will be £49.00 per member as agreed at the AGM in May. This year you will again […]
Our June lecture on Tuesday 11th June will be given by Colin Davies – his topic is Zaha Hadid – Architectural Superstar Architectural historians of the future will surely recognise Dame Zaha as one of the most important architects of the early 21st century. She was born in Iraq and her reputation was global, but she made Britain […]
Please remember we start at 10.30 for our AGM. Coffee and tea will be available from 10 am.This will be followed by: Hilary Williams: THE WALLACE COLLECTION, THE FRICK COLLECTION AND THEIR CONNECTION WITH KNOLE Hilary will explore the foundation of the Wallace collection and how that influenced the establishment of the Frick Collection in […]
Sunday 11thAugust 2019. Tour of Gad’s Hill Place and Cream Tea. Cost £10.00 – An opportunity to visit the home of Charles Dickens click here for more details Gads Hill visit flyer
POTS AND FROCKS – THE WORLD OF GRAYSON PERRY. Our speaker is Ian Swankie. Widely known for his appearances dressed as his feminine alter ego, Claire, Grayson Perry RA is now a core part of the art establishment. His works of ceramics, textiles, tapestries and prints are highly sought after. Often controversial, he is able to […]
We would like to ask more of our member their views about our Lectures. Your evaluation and the others we receive will be confidential and will remain anonymous. The idea is to ask a different group of members every time so you wont be asked that often. We send evaluations of all our lectures to the […]
Our lecture on 12th March is THE SPIRIT OF THE WAY: THE PILGRIMAGE TO SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA. Our speaker is Hilary Hope Guise Hilary will explore the Spiritual and Artistic aspects of the famous pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostella.
We are planning to visit the Watts Gallery on Tuesday 16th July. Booking are now being taken. The Watts Gallery and artists’ village, near Guildford includes the home, gallery, grounds, Grade I listed Arts and Crafts chapel and studio of the great Victorian artist George Frederic Watts and the renowned designer Mary Watts. Cost:£36.00 p.p. (or […]
Our Next lecture is ‘Norman Wilkinson – A dazzling Career.’ All about the life and work of Normal Wilkinson – the inventor of Dazzle Camouflage. The speaker is Dr James Taylor who I am sure many of you will remember from the wonderful lectures he has given us in the past.