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DateVisit
17 May 2018Woburn Abbey, including guided tour
10 April 2018Spring Tour to Bath, Wells & Bristol
01 November 2017Afternoon Visit to The National Theatre CANCELLED
12 September 2017ADFAS Tour to Emilia-Romagna, Italy
20 July 2017Lancing College Chapel guided tour, Newtimber Place guided tour, carvery lunch and visit to explore the Sussex Prairie Garden
23 May 2017Chiddingstone Castle and Hall Place
25 April 2017ADFAS Tour to Northampton & Derbyshire
23 March 2017RE-SCHEDULED VISIT to The Queen's House and the Fan Museum, Greenwich
27 February 2017Spencer House, St James's and 2 Temple Place, Victoria Embankment, London
17 November 2016To complement our September Lecture, the Wallace Collection and a tour of Handel's House
19 October 2016The Queen's House , and the Fan Museum, Greenwich NOTE: DEFERRED TO 2017 AND REPLACED BY SPECIAL INTEREST DAY ON OCT 11
05 September 2016 ADFAS Tour based in LIVERPOOL
27 July 2016Winchester Cathedral and the Hospital of St Cross & Almshouse of Noble Poverty
13 June 2016St Mary's House, Bramber and the English Martyrs Catholic Church at Goring to view the magnificent ceiling, England's Sistine Chapel
24 May 2016Museum of London (London Wall) & Museum of London Archives.
26 April 2016 ADFAS Norwich & East Anglia Tour
24 March 2016ADFAS Olympic Park Tour Thursday 24th March 2016
11 November 2015Dulwich Picture Gallery
01 October 2015Chichester, including Pallant House Galleries and the exhibition of Sickert in Dieppe
06 September 2015DUBLIN 6-10 September 2015 - EARLY ANNOUNCEMENT
09 July 2015Dover Castle
23 June 2015Firle Place and Ditchling
21 May 2015Kenwood House
12 May 2015 NADFAS East Surrey Area Tour 2015 Toulouse & Albi; The Midi-Pyrénées 7 days departing 12th May 2015
12 May 2015East Surrey Area Tour 2015 ‘Tour of Toulouse and Albi; The Midi Pyrenees’. The seven day tour will start on 12th May 2015 and the cost is £1000 per person plus a single occupancy supplement of £170.
08 May 2015THE DELIGHTS OF EAST ANGLIA WITH ANDREW DAVIES FRIDAY 8TH MAY TO TUESDAY 12TH MAY Claremont NADFAS Tour
27 April 2015ADFAS MIDLANDS TOUR APRIL 27th – 29th 2015 Cost £259pp (includes all entrance fees) Single Supplement £39pp Booking forms will be available at the next meeting on November 18th
25 March 2015Guided Tour of St Albans Abbey and visit to Roman Verulamium.
25 February 2015Southwark Cathedral and Globe Theatre
27 January 2015William Morris Museum & Geffrye Museum of the Home. (booking opens 21st October)
30 October 2014Bowood House & Lydiard Park (booking opens 15th July)
09 October 2014Betchworth DFAS- Glyndebourne tickets for Mozart's La Finta Giardiniera at £50 each
24 September 2014Grey's Court (16thC Mansion, Walled Garden, 12thC Tower) & Nuffield Place (Home of Lord Nuffield, founder of Morris Cars) (booking opens 17th June) - for details see "News"
08 September 20145/6 day tour to Isle of Man 8th-12th September
20 August 2014Mary Rose & Portsmouth Harbour (booking opens 20th May)
17 July 2014Waddesdon Manor - House, Gardens and Contemporary Art Gallery (booking opens 15th April) see "NEWS!"
24 May 2014Westminster Abbey Historical & Musical evening tour (booking opens 18th March)
29 April 2014Short Tour to South Wales to include, St Fagans, Laugharne, the Gower Peninsular, National Museum Cardiff and Carleon. 29th April to 1st May
08 April 2014Leatherhead DFAS visit to Pallant House Gallery & guided tour of Chichester Cathedral
04 March 2014Paul Klee at Tate Modern
24 January 2014Middle Temple, Templar Church & the Silver Vaults
20 November 2013Visit to Strawberry Hill and the De Morgan Museum, next Wednesday, 20 November.
09 September 2013The Art and History of Budapest
26 March 2013The Art and History of Oxford - City of Dreaming Spires
29 January 2013Meet the 'MAGIC CIRCLE'
22 November 2012Foundling Museum and Kensington Palace
18 October 2012'HOT GLASS' with Andy McConnell at Nazeing Glassworks
23 September 2012Tour to Newcastle & North East
21 August 2012Loseley House, Watts Gallery and Chapel
26 July 2012Kelmscott Manor and Buscot Park
10 May 2012Canterbury Cathedral and Godinton House
21 March 20122 Night Visit to Cambridge
02 January 2012National Theatre and Florence Nightingale Museum
17 November 2011Dover Castle
27 October 2011Olympic London Explorer
12 September 2011Dresden
25 August 2011Sandham Chapel and Highclere Castle
07 July 2011Hatfield House and Henry Moore Exhibition
25 May 2011Henley Boat Museum possibly followed by a visit to Stratfield Saye
25 March 2011Leighton House & Linley Sambourne
20 January 2011The Vintners’ Hall and St Pancras Station
01 September 2010Shropshire

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Woburn Abbey, including guided tour
Thursday 17 May 2018

The group will depart APMH at 08:00. Tea/coffee and biscuits will be served on arrival. There will be a guided tour of the Abbey at 11:00 which will last about one and a quarter hours.

 Lunch of sandwiches, salad & crisps will be at 12:45 followed by tea/coffee. There will be time to explore the house, the family home of the Duke and Duchess of Bedford, at leisure or visit the gardens. Departure will be at about 15:45.

Woburn Abbey is celebrated for housing one of the most important private art collections in the world. Artworks on public view include the work of famous artists such as: Reynolds, Gainsborough, Hogarth, Lely, Rembrandt, Tintoretto and Van Dyck.

Within the house itself, a number of 18th-century pictures still hang largely in situ. The State Dressing Room is hung with a collection of Dutch and Flemish old masters, such as Teniers, Cuyp and Steen. The Dining Room was remodeled by the architect Henry Holland and has for centuries displayed Woburn Abbey’s famous collection of twenty-four Venetian views by Canaletto.

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Twenty-two rooms to keep one entertained!