Friends of Wolverhampton Art Gallery Schedule of Visits 2013
Our Programme for 2013 is:
March : Bristol
April : Hereford/Berrington Hall
May: Wakefield Hepworth Gallery/Yorkshire Sculpture
July: Peterborough/Elton Hall
Our five day Holiday in September is based in Norwich and will be exploring the Suffolk coast. The holiday is inclusive of two day trips and free time.
In this Benjamin Britten’s centenary year, our first day trip will give the opportunity to explore Snape Maltings, Southwold and Aldeburgh a small seaside town where Britten lived, the church of St Peter & St Paul, noted for the window dedicated to his memory and where Britten, Peter Pears, Gustav Holst’s daughter Imogen, and Elizabeth Garrett Anderson, England’s first female doctor are all buried.
On our second day trip we will visit Ipswich where amongst other things is the Christchurch Mansion a Tudor building which houses a collection of Suffolk Artists and the finest collection of Constables outside London. We will also visit Flatford Mill famous as the site of John Constable’s epic work ‘The Haywain’.
Our first illustrated talk of 2013 is titled ‘A landscape in the Making’ and will be given by Paul Quigley a Landscape Archaeologist at the gallery. This talk will be followed by a buffet with wine.
All bookings for these trips are handled by the Friends group, to book or for more information please contact:
Friends of Wolverhampton Art Gallery
c/o Wolverhampton Art Gallery
Email: [email protected]