Welcome to our Winter programme which includes a specially interesting talk from two of our Committee members, David Austin and Tim Mars. Our Christmas visit includes two houses, one, Pitzhanger Manor, a highly praised restoration and the other, Sir John Soane Museum, home to the critically acclaimed Hogarth exhibition.

Following feedback from our members we are experimenting with holding meetings on a Saturday afternoon, so members no longer have to turn out on dark, cold nights. Please let us know what you think even if you can’t come to the talk.

We look forward to seeing you on November 30th when you will be able to enjoy tea or coffee and cake after the talk.

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Town House and Country House: Sir John Soane at home

January 5, 2020

Change of Date:  now Sunday 5th January!

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John Soane’s country house, Pitzhanger Manor has been restored, winning the Georgian Society award for the best restoration of the year. While his London residence is home to a stunning display of Hogarth’s work.

We will visit both houses with lunch at Pitzhanger Manor, where there will be some festive activities to add to the attractions.

In the afternoon we will have a guided tour of the Hogarth exhibition at Sir John Soane’s museum with free time after to explore the house.


January 5, 2020