Friends' events in April 2018

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Bourne Park

Date Tues 3rd Apr 2018
Location Bishopsbourne, Canterbury, Kent CT4 5BJ
When 2.30pm
Cost Cost: £30; Guest price: £35

By kind permission of Lady Juliet and Dr Tadgell This beautiful 18th century house was completed in around 1707 by Dame Elisabeth Aucher for her young son Sir Hewitt. Her husband, Sir Anthony had died in 1692 leaving her with considerable gambling debts and four young children to support. By 1704 she...

Mortimer Wheeler House

Date Mon 16th Apr 2018
Location 46 Eagle Wharf Road, London N1
When 2.30pm
Cost Cost: £20; Guest price: £25

I am delighted that Hazel Forsyth, Senior Curator at the Museum of London has agreed to be our guide for this very special visit to the Museum’s archaeological, ceramic and glass archive. The store holds a wealth of objects from archaeological sites that have been investigated over the past 100 years. Depending on...

Farnley Hall

Date Wed 25th Apr 2018
Location Farnley Hall, Otley, Yorkshire LS21 2QF
When 2pm
Cost Cost: £20; Guest price: £25 to include tea/coffee and cake at the end of the tour

By kind permission of Mr Guy Fawkes Farnley Hall is justly famous for its association with J M W Turner, who visited first in 1808 and then regularly until his host, patron and friend Walter Fawkes’ death in 1825. Fawkes bought about 200 of Turner’s watercolours and oils, and quite a number of...

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