Our current programme of visits is as follows. Please follow the links, where applicable, for further information. Tickets for visits are normally sold at the two lectures prior to each event. Refunds may only be given in exceptional circumstances.

PLEASE NOTE: Members attending trips and visits are asked to carry with them a list of any medication they are taking, in case of emergency.

11 December 2019
John Rutter Christmas Concert
Our annual visit to the Royal Albert Hall, including travel by coach.
Tickets £35.

Our Most Recent Visits:

On 19 September 2019 we visited the Ranger’s House in Greenwich and hall place and Gardens in the afternoon.

The Ranger’s House contains the Wernher Collection which comprises 700 items of art and simply amazing craftsmanship. We were treated to an excellent guided tour of the exhibits. The House seen from the rose garden at the rear is below:

At Hall Place we had lunch and refreshments as well as the chance to see its garden and park and tour the recently renovated Hall Place which had some interesting exhibits about the house in World Wars I and II as well as a small exhibition about Alcock and Brown.

A view of Hall Place from the side including the rose garden and its turret.

On 20th June 2019 we visited St Albans, with a guided tour of the Cathedral followed by the Verulamium Museum, the Amphitheatre and the Barbara Hepworth exhibition in the Town Museum.
Here are some pictures from the Cathedral…..

Introductory briefing in the nave.

At the shrine of St Alban

Medieval paintings on one of the pillars.

On 11th April 2019 we visited Dulwich Picture Gallery and Eltham Palace.
Here are some scenes from the Gallery……..

The Gallery Curator describing the Collection and its history.

A detailed view!


…….and from Eltham Palace

About to enter Sidney Courtauld’s wonderful Art Deco restored home

The Great Hall

To see photographs from earlier visits please click here.