Bookings for visits are taken from MEMBERS ONLY in the first instance. If you wish to join a visit and are not a member, please contact GHFMemSec@gmail.com
We regret that due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the visits below planned for April, May and June, have all been cancelled. As you are aware, in order to facilitate "social distancing", many public places have already closed and as the situation develops, potentially all non-essential public venues will join them.
Refunds will be issued at a later date or, if preferred, kept for future visits. Please contact Barbara Logan with your preference.
THURSDAY 23rd APRIL 2O2O
At Beaulieu there are over 800 years of heritage to be seen - a magnificent Stately home, a world famous motor museum, a 13th century abbey and exhibition surrounded by picturesque grounds and garden. A new exhibition at Palace House, "The Art of Belinda", Lady Montague, that celebrates the paintings, drawings and needlework of Lord Montague's daughter.
Refreshments available at Beaulieu
LEAVE ARTINGTON 8:45 a.m.
LEAVE LIBRARY 8:55 a.m.
And on to G LIVE, B FARM AND SPECTRUM by approx. 09.15 a.m.
LEAVE BEAULIEU app 4.00 p.m.
Cost of coach, tip & entrance £29.00
FRIDAY 15th MAY 2O2O
LEONARDSLEE GARDENS & HORSHAM MUSEUM
A morning visit to Leonardslee Lakes & Garden, the finest woodland garden in England with magnificent azaleas and rhododendrons in all colours, shapes and sizes. Also visit the Dolls' House and see the Wallabies at play.
Refreshments are available before we go the Horsham Museum which is set in a timber-framed medieval house with over 20 galleries and two walled gardens.
LEAVE ARTINGTON 9:00 a.m.
LEAVE LIBRARY 9:10 a.m.
And on to G LIVE, B FARM AND SPECTRUM by approx. 09.30 a.m.
LEAVE LEONARDSLEE 2.00 p.m. for Museum
LEAVE HORSHAM 4.30 p.m.
Cost of coach, tip, Garden and Museum £25.00
TUESDAY 16th JUNE 2O2O
READING MUSEUM AND MAPLEDURHAM
Reading Museum is in the redeveloped Town Hall with many galleries, Art Gallery, Silchester Gallery on Roman life and a copy of the Bayeux Tapestry. lt is displayed in its 70 metres entirety in a purpose built gallery. The replica was made in1885 by skilled Victorian women.
Free time for lunch before the coach takes us to Caversham Bridge for a 40 minutes boat trip down the Thames to Mapledurham House. There will be a guided tour of the late 16th century Elizabethan house which has original plaster ceilings, great oak staircase, a private chapel and a fine collection of paintings, and then enjoy a cream tea.
LEAVE ARTINGTON 9.00 a.m.
LEAVE Library 9:10 a.m.
And on to G-Live, B. Farm and Spectrum by approx. 9.30 a.m.
LEAVE MAPLEDURHAM approx. 4.45 p.m.
Cost of coach, tip, Gallery, Boat Trip, Mapledurham and cream tea £46.00
Download the April to June 2020 visits details and booking form
from here gallery/visitsspringsummer2020.pdf