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DateVisit
05 May 2020Eltham Palace Greenwich and Westminster
02 January 2020ORANGE THEATRE RICHMOND
27 June 2019RUNNYMEDE GOLDEN ANNIVERSARY VISIT Kelmscott & Buscot
09 May 2019MARY ROSE & D-DAY EXHIBITION
07 May 2019The Albert Memorial Victoria and Albert Museum
07 May 2019TAS Windsor Visit to The Albert Memorial & V&A Museum
05 March 2019The Garrick Club
20 October 2018Arboretum --- reinstatement of cancelled visit due to 2017 GALES
14 October 2018Arts & Crafts in the Cotswolds 3 day/ 2 night Tour
17 September 2018ST. GEORGES CHAPEL, Windsor
28 June 2018Kelmscott Manor - posponed till 2019
27 June 2018 Blenheim Palace
23 May 2018Lincoln's Inn & Royal Courts of Justice : Church Of Knights Templar
24 February 2018Saturday Evening Tour to Westminster Abbey : The Purcell Club
18 January 2018BERNARD SHAW --- Misalliance
05 November 2017Art & History of The Netherlands REPORT 5 night / 6 day tour by rail.
05 November 2017Art & History of The Netherlanda REPORT
11 July 2017Tunnel Tales: Brunel's early tunnel and artifacts from latest CrossRail tunnel
09 May 2017Arundel Castle & Tulips
25 April 2017Tour of The Lansdowne Club art collection
07 March 2017Petworth House and the Turner Exhibition
27 July 2016All Saint's Chapel : Windsor Great Park . . The Queens Private Chapel
06 July 2016Stowe House and Stowe Landscape Garden
22 June 2016All Saints Chapel : Windsor Great Park The Queens private Chapel
07 June 2016St George's Chapel Windsor Tour and evensong
17 May 2016Shakepeare in London
08 April 2016Highclere Castle
10 March 2016Orange Tree Theatre
17 November 2015THE GARRICK CLUB - - - - - - -- Tour of the Art Collection .. Price £16 / person . . . . . . . make your own way there.
07 October 2015SALISBURY CATHEDRAL & their Magna Carta. . . . £32.50 per person - travel included.
08 July 2015HUGHENDEN MANOR & GREYS COURT
24 April 2015COMPTON VERNEY Warwickshire 
14 March 2015Guided Tour to Nancy and the birth of Art Nouveau Three nights/ Four days, 14 – 17 March 2014
24 February 2015THE GARRICK CLUB . . . regret this visit postponed till 17th Nov.
15 January 2015VISIT TO ORANGE TREE THEATRE RICHMOND
21 October 2014JEWISH LONDON WALKING TOUR
23 July 2014FIRLE PLACE & TOWNER GALLERY Lewis & Eastbourne
30 April 2014Hatfield House
27 February 2014Royal Opera House Backstage Tour
30 October 2013The Cheapside Hoard - The Museum of London
24 July 2013 St. Mary's House and Gardens Sussex. A Guided Tour of this Historic c1470 House and Garden
02 July 2013Houghton Hall - Norfolk
23 May 2013BROUGHTON CASTLE, OXFORDSHIRE
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27 February 2013Upstairs Downstairs at The Bodleian Library Oxford . . . . . . see photos in our Gallery
03 October 2012Abbotts Hospital and Denbies Vineyard
24 July 2012Sandham Memorial Chapel and Houghton Lodge
30 May 2012Wren’s City of London Churches
25 April 2012Visit to Waddesdon Manor
13 July 2011CHENIES MANOR HOUSE and GARDENS, BUCKINGHAMSHIRE
25 May 2011ALL SAINTS CHURCH, TUDELEY and SMALLHYTHE PLACE, TENTERDEN, KENT.

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Eltham Palace Greenwich and Westminster
Tuesday 05 May 2020

 

 

T​HIS VISIT HAS BEEN CANCELLED

 

 

Early start coach from / to Hythe Centre

 

Arrive at Eltham Palace for coffee, introductory talk and guided tour of

the ART DECO home of STEPHEN & VIRGINIA  COURTAULD

b​uilt on the ruins of the moated palace

Lunch at own expense

 

Includes Thames Boat trip upstream from Greenwich to Westminster

Past Tower and London Bridges, HMS Belfast, Houses of Parliament

Return by coach from Westminster to Hythe Cente

Cost £51:45 per person

(£39:45 English Heritage Members)

 

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When the textile millionaires Stephen & Virginia Courtauld built their 1930s mansion adjoining the Medieval Great Hall of Eltham Palace, once the childhood home of Henry V111, they created an art deco masterpiece that to this day captures the glamour and allure of the period. A visit to Eltham Palace will sweep us into theg glamorous lifestyle of 1930s high society – a world of tennis and croquet and cocktails on the terrace.

We will spend a very entertaining morning travelling from the Tudors to the Twenties. After an introduction by a Blue Badge Tour Guide we will enjoy a tour of the house and some time to browse as an invited guest in the 1930s. We will be ablet o walk into Ginie’s wardrobe and try on her hats and breath in her perfume.We will take a peek in the golden tiled bathroom and experience the glitz 

 

We will make an early start from Hythe Hall (8 am) and travel by coach to Eltham Palace where we will be met by our tour guide. coffee at Eltham will follow the tour and then we will transfer to Greenwich for Lunch at Greenwich (at own expense) then  embark on a riverboat upstream to Westminster where we will rejoin our coach.