Trips to art exhibitions & Historical Houses

 

Coronavirus Update

We will resume our programme of visits as soon as restrictions placed upon visits to public places allow. Members will be informed when this happens along with any precautions that may still apply.

 

 

Trips April to June 2020

 

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

 

 

THURSDAY 23rd APRIL  2O2O 

BEAULIEU

   Cancelled

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 

   Cancelled

 

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  

Cancelled

 

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

 

 

 

Past visits include:

Stoneleigh

Lullingstone Castle