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June 2020

Date/Time Event Details
10th Jun 2020
08:45-17:00
CANCELLED Compton Verney and Kiftsgate Gardens: A feast for the senses

Compton Verney, Warwickshire

This event has been cancelled as Compton Verney continues to be closed to the public.The curators are currently negotiating an extension to the planned Cranach exhibition and we hope to be able to re-schedule this...   (Read more)

July 2020

Date/Time Event Details
16th Jul 2020
11:00-17:00
Visit to Highnam Court & The Holy Innocents Church, Gloucester

Highnam Court, Gloucester

We are still taking bookings for this event.  However, due to the continuing uncertainty caused by the coronavirus, we suggest you make a provisional booking on-line, without completing payment at this time.  We will contact you...   (Read more)

September 2020

Date/Time Event Details
22nd Sep 2020
09:00-16:30
Bristol: City of Art and History

Bristol Museum and Art Gallery, Bristol

Join other Friends for an entertaining visit to Bristol starting with two vibrant exhibitions at the Bristol Museum and Art Gallery and culminating in a coach tour, showing us significant churches, buildings, structures, street art...   (Read more)

28th Sep 2020
10:30-12:00
T179 Musically Illustrated Coffee Morning Talk: Arts and Crafts, Folk Song and Dance

The Wilson, Cheltenham

The folk song and dance revival in England in the early years of the Twentieth Century involved many people, some better known than others.  Emily Gimson, the wife of the Arts and Crafts designer and...   (Read more)

October 2020

Date/Time Event Details
26th Oct 2020
10:30-12:00
T180 Coffee Morning Talk Architecture and Planning of Late-Georgian Spa Towns

The Wilson, Cheltenham

Cheltenham was one of the most successful and fastest-growing leisure resorts of the late Georgian era.  This talk will discuss its development, and that of other spa towns, as they responded to changing patterns of...   (Read more)

November 2020

Date/Time Event Details
16th Nov 2020
10:30-12:30
T181 Coffee Morning Talk Arts and Crafts Movement First World War Memorials in Gloucestershire

The Wilson, Cheltenham

Gloucestershire has an unusual concentration of war memorials by Arts and Crafts Movement designers, ranging from memorial crosses, stained glass windows and more practical memorials like water troughs.  Discover the stories, the trials and the...   (Read more)

January 2021

Date/Time Event Details
25th Jan 2021
10:30-12:00
T182 Coffee Morning Talk The Bright Young Things in Fiction and Verse

The Wilson, Cheltenham

Cecil Beaton’s Bright Young Things is a National Portrait Gallery touring exhibition that should be coming to The Wilson between November 2020 and February 2021.* Currently at the NPG itself, it has been getting very...   (Read more)

February 2021

Date/Time Event Details
22nd Feb 2021
10:30-12:00
T183 Coffee Morning Talk Arthur Cameron: a “reformed Cockney in Arcadia”?

The Wilson, Cheltenham

Image: Copper repousse charger made by Arthur Cameron for the Guild of Handicraft, 1892. The Cheltenham Trust / Cheltenham Borough Council Arthur Cameron was one of the liveliest craftsmen working for C R Ashbee’s Guild...   (Read more)

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