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Visits 2017 | THE ARTS SOCIETY WEYBRIDGE (formerly Weybridge Decorative & Fine Arts Society)

Visits

There are 3-4 visits per year which are sometimes related to one of the topics in the lecture programme.

Booking for Visits are taken at the two meetings before the event. Bookings, together with a payment cheque made payable to The Arts Society Weybridge, are accepted on a first come first served basis. Each member may book for him/herself and one other member only. If an event is oversubscribed, names will be entered (in order of application) on a standby list.

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Wed 22nd February 2017


Wallace Collection - The Highlights

Guided tour


The Wallace Collection is a national museum in an historic London town house. In 25 galleries are unsurpassed displays of French 18th-century painting, furniture and porcelain with superb Old Master paintings and a world class armoury.

Booking dates 11th January and 8th February 2017
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Our group at the Wallace Collection

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March 2017:
It had been hoped to have a visit to Highgrove. Whilst individual tickets were available, group tickets were put on sale on a date different from that previously stated, and they sold out very quickly. It is hoped to organise a visit to Highgrove another year.
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Thursday 7th September 2017


Waddesdon Manor

The Rothschilds’ “finest and favourite”.

Guided Tour of the house Free-flow visit of the gardens.

Waddesdon Manor is a country house in the village of Waddesdon, in Buckinghamshire, England. It is located in the Aylesbury Vale, 6 west of Aylesbury. The house was built in the Neo-Renaissance style of a French château between 1874 and 1889 for Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild (1839–1898) as a weekend residence for grand entertaining.
The last member of the Rothschild family to own Waddesdon was
James de Rothschild (1878–1957). He bequeathed the house and its contents to the National Trust. It is now administered by a Rothschild charitable trust that is overseen by Jacob Rothschild, 4th Baron Rothschild.

Bookings: 14th June and 9th August 2017.
Date: 15th September 2017


Committee only Visit

Venue: Paddington and Camden Lock

Bookings can be made at the two lecture meetings prior to a Visit. Bookings together with payment cheque made payable to The Arts Society Weybridge are accepted on a first come first served basis. Each member may book for him/herself and one other member only. If an event is oversubscribed, names will be entered, in order of application, on a standby list if the member so wishes.


You are welcome to email The Arts Society Weybridge’s officer responsible for visits, Tony Collinson-Jones, at visits@theartssocietyweybridge.org.uk