Wightwick Manor

Visit to Wightwick Manor,  Wolverhampton

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. 

   Full.

 

 

ART APPRECIATION

Group Leader Maureen Birchall is planning a visit to the National Trust property WIGHTWICK MANOR Wolverhampton for Saturday 8th November.
‘PRE RAPHEALITE ART WORK’ Entrance free for Nat. Trust members. Non members £8.00. Coach leaving 08.00 returning 18.30. Lunch could be provided at extra cost.To assist with booking a coach, would members please notify Maureen as soon as possible, to enable full costs to be determined.

October 15th trip to Chambre Hardmans home

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 ,

Whistler at the Bluecoat

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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)

James Hamilton Hay

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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

Harris Gallery Preston, Bruce Nauman

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.

Thank you

Maureen

 

Tuesday March 11th @ The Walker for Hockney + Thursday 20th private talk by Halima Cassell sculptor @ Kirkby Library

We have two meeting this month,  as I do not wont to miss either I have  altered the  Hockney date and brought it forward.

                         Early reflections

meet at venue 2pm for a casual stroll around the Hockney art works.

                                                  please book early.

  ALSO

  Halima Cassell

Private introduction to this amazing sculptor

Meet at venue Kirkby Library  for 1pm start

 PPS

@ 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