Friends' events in May 2017

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Crosby Hall: Building The Past

Date Wed 10th May 2017
Location Cheyne Walk, Chelsea, London SW3
When 2.30pm
Cost Member cost: £45; Guest price: £55 to include refreshments

I am sure many Friends have passed the tall metal fencing on the Embankment and wondered what lies behind this barrier that seems to have been in place for many years.  Well, all will be revealed in this visit.  I am delighted that the owner, Dr Christopher Moran will be accompanying...


Date Thurs 11th May 2017
Location Malton, North Yorkshire
When at 2.30pm
Cost £20; Guest price: £25

 Birdsall House is owned by the Willoughby family who have been art and furniture collectors for generations. Birdsall houses highly specialised pieces including Chippendale furniture and work by artists such as Romney, Reynolds, Batoni, Winterhalter and Siebrechts. Birdsall has a rich family history with an unbroken line of family portraits...

Lambeth Palace and Library

Date Thurs 18th May 2017
Location Lambeth Palace, London SE1
When Event begins at 2pm
Cost £17; Guest price: £19

Lambeth Palace has been the London residence of the Archbishop of Canterbury for over 800 years. The south bank of the Thames was an excellent choice for the palace as it was near to Westminster and the Royal Court.   Stephen Langton is thought to have been the first Archbishop to live...

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