Visits & Study Days WIGHTWICK MANOR--Wolverhampton THURSDAY OCTOBER 3rd Wightwick Manor is an outstanding example of late Victorian taste and craftsmanship. The House was designed by the architect Edward Ould in the ‘Old English’ style, for the Wolverhampton Paint and Varnish manufacturer Theodore Mander and his Family in I887. With interiors inspired by the Arts and Crafts movement, Wightwick provides an appropriate setting for a superb collection of William Morris ceramics, Charles Kempe stained glass, and many Pre-Raphaelite paintings and drawings. The Manor has a superb Edwardian 17-acre Thomas Mawson Garden – the internationally renowned garden designer who specialised in Civic schemes.  The Malthouse Gallery, exhibits the works of ceramisist William and painter Evelyn de Morgan. There is plenty to see! The cost for the day is £35 per person – this includes morning coffee and biscuits, the guided tour of the House, the coach fare, all gratuities and any administration costs.  Members should be aware that there is walking and also, steps involved during the course of the day. NT members £24 – please remember to bring your NT membership card. Please click here for further details and a booking form. Glyndebourne   ‘L’Elisir d’Amore’ Opera & the Heritage of Sussex 3 days from £449 Departing 18th October 2019 Your tour includes reserved seats for the Glyndebourne performance of ‘L’Elisir d’Amore’. More details of the performance can be found at www.glyndebourne.com Tour includes: • Glyndebourne opera tickets • Centrally located Eastbourne hotel • Two dinners included • All excursions & guided tours included • Entrance fee to Charleston House included • Blue Badge guide on Day 2 • Executive coach throughout • Glyndebourne’s ‘L’Elisir d’Amore’ • Chartwell • Charleston House – guided tour • Berwick Church • Polesden Lacey We stay two nights at the 3* Best Western York House Hotel (www.bwyorkhouse.co.uk). Located on Eastbourne’s seafront and close to Eastbourne Pier, the hotel has a bar, restaurant and indoor swimming pool. All rooms are en suite and feature a television, iron and ironing board and tea and coffee making facilities. Dinner is included at our hotel on the first evening, and we enjoy a carvery dinner at Glyndebourne before the opera on Day 2. Click here for further details and a booking form
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Visits & Study Days 2019 Glyndebourne   ‘L’Elisir d’Amore’ Opera & the Heritage of Sussex 3 days from £449 Departing 18th October 2019 Your tour includes reserved seats for the Glyndebourne performance of ‘L’Elisir d’Amore’. More details of the performance can be found at www.glyndebourne.com Click here for further details and a booking form        STUDY DAY 21 OCTOBER  2019 DAN EVANS    THE LAYERS OF  ROME Lecture 1. Classical Rome and its Legacy. Lecture 2. The Rise of the Renaissance. Lecture 3. Giants of the Baroque. Further details and booking form later.
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