A trip to Hill House, Glasgow to view the work of Rennie Macintosh on April 12/13th
Travelling to Glasgow in time for afternoon tea at The Willow Tea Rooms in the city centre cost approx £13
Evening is free to dine in one of the many eateries in the city center
Monday we will visit Kelvin Grove gallery 10am
before heading to house for 1.30pm
Staying one night at a Premier Inn, Bed and Breakfast basis
visiting the house the following day before travelling home for 8pm.
The house is National Trust entry free to members. .
None members £7.50 cons with group
Cost of coach and hotel £89.00 £30 single supplement
Full payment at desk upon booking.
Please contact Maureen at desk
Thursday 11th December meet at 10.15 am
Visit to the newly restored Egyptian Room at Southport’s Atkinson Gallery
Including a free tour by Joanne Chamberlain, Documentation Officer at the gallery
( and later in the on site Cafe for a chat and coffee and maybe a mince pie! )
With Architecture for Fun, we plan to visit Manchester School of Art and have very kindly been offered a tour by an architect. As you will know the school was shortlisted for RIBA Stirling Prize 2014! ( I wont gloat). It Wed 4th Feb 2015,
we have a 49 seater coach from Maghull Square at 9.30 am to make it easier for those who do not wish to drive or train into Manchester, return drop off outside venue which is a short walk from Oxford St.station
This tour will be at 2pm.
Advance booking is essential as demand will be high. The cost, depending on numbers, expected to be £10.00 payable on booking.
Arch 4 Fun has also organised a visit to the Lowry Gallery
tour at 11am.
There will be time for a light snack before the afternoon tour
5th January 2015
Guided tour of Andy Warhol exhibition at Tate Liverpool
Members free – pay only for tour (cost to be advised)
Meet at venue 1.15pm
Please add name to list at Tuesday Coffee Morning to reserve your place
If you cannot attend, let me know as a waiting list will be in operation.
Saturday November 8th
The house has some of the most imressive Pre Rapealite works outside of the London galleries.. and is also of architectural interest.
Free entry to Nat Trust members otherwise £8.00 concession for our group. Free tour included.
Coach from Mag Sq. 8am PROMPT, £16. return.
Buffet in private room avaliable – cost £5. cakes, butties, tea/coffee
Members must pay on booking and leave details at desk.
In view of the recent successful show in the Kirkby gallery.
We are visiting Chambre Hardmans house, Rodney St Liverpool.
We have three tours at twenty min.intervals,
seven in each group = 21 members only. SO BOOK EARLY
Free for National Trust members ,
£6.90 ( inc of gift aid)
£6.27 ( without gift aid)
meet @ venue for 10 45am 1st tour at 11.00am ,
September 5th 2014
As part of the Biennial celebrations we have a guided tour of
James McNeil Whistler at the Bluceoat Liverpool.
The exhibition includes a recreation of the stunning Harmony in Blue and Gold: The Peacock Room, commissioned by the Liverpool-based ship owner F.R. Leyland.
Meet at venue 1.15 PM. for free guided tour.
Limited places so book early.
NB. please make sure you book at the desk and your name is down on list.*
*(If any unforseen changes occurr and you do not hear of them on Tuesday at the meeting you will not be contacted and might miss the event)
Thursday Aug 7th 2014
As part of Liverpool Biennial celebrations we have a visit to
Victoria Gallery & Museum to view the etchings of James Hamilton Hay, a local man made good*
Meet at venue for 2 pm tour or 12.30 for lunch in cafe on site (near Metropolitan Cathedral crypt.)
*James Hamilton Hay (18741916) was a painter and print maker. He had studied at Liverpool University’s School of Art under Augustus John. He held strong views which were in opposition to the traditional teaching style adopted by the University and the exhibitions and acquisitions of the Walker Art Gallery. He was an early member of the Sandon Studios Society. Hay’s portrait of his wife Lady with a Japanese Gown: Enid Rutherford, 1905, is displayed above the main stairs at the Walker Art Gallery.
NB If any unforseen changes occurr and your name is not on the list you may not be contacted accordingly
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Due to staff illness this trip has been rearranged for
Thursday 22nd may 2014
Bruce Nauman is a New York Master of all that is art.
We have a full day trip with a talk/tour. FREE
We meet at Maghull Station 9.30 am
Change at Ormskirk then on to Preston – ask for cheap rate tickets if possible
There is a small cafe.
Meet at venue 11 am or |Maghull station 9.30am
or just turn up at 1pm for talk and tour. PLEASE NOTE
By request of the tour guide. we have brought forward the tour to 12.30pm. so meeting time at station has not altered but if you require lunch it will be after tour and not before as previously stated.
We have two meeting this month, as I do not wont to miss either I have altered the Hockney date and brought it forward.
meet at venue 2pm for a casual stroll around the Hockney art works.
please book early.
Private introduction to this amazing sculptor
Meet at venue Kirkby Library for 1pm start
@ The Walker Sat 15th March.
We have also been offered tickets for a talk
by Hockney biographer Christopher Sykes.
Sat 15th March
talk 1pm at Walker. nb lasts 1 hour .
meet at venue 12.45 pm