Past Events

  • Visit to the Dorothy Garrod Building and associated gardens, Newnham College, Cambridge. In aid of Art Friends Cambridgeshire Grant Fund. (Thursday, 9 September 2021)
  • Annual General Meeting, followed by a lecture given by Dominic Wallis, Head of Development, The Society of Antiquaries on Kelmscott Manor: William Morris and his legacy. The AGM and lecture were followed by drinks in Old Court, Corpus Christi College. (Thursday, 26 August 2021)
  • Visit to St Mary the Virgin, Wellingborough (Sir Ninian Comper’s masterpiece), St Mary’s, Higham Ferrers, the chantry chapel, Bede House, castle and Chichele College.  In aid of Art Friends Cambridgeshire Grant Fund. (Wednesday, 11 August 2021)
  • Visit to St Giles’ Church Cambridge: introduction to the church’s history and richness of its interior furnishings. In aid of Friends of St Giles’ Church Window Appeal. (Tuesday, 15 June 2021)
  • Palace House, Newmarket, home of the National Horseracing Museum and the British Sporting Art Trust, and the nearby Jockey Club. In aid of the National Horseracing Museum. (Wednesday, 12 August 2020)
  • Visit to Milton Keynes Gallery for a lecture (with the Marlow Arts Society) by Anthony Spira, Director, about Milton Keynes, the Gallery, and the exhibition George Stubbs, All done from Nature, and tour of the exhibition. In aid of Milton Keynes Gallery. (Wednesday, 8 January 2020)
  • Christmas Event at Pampisford Hall. In aid of Fitzwilliam Museum Educational Fund for Children. (Friday, 6 December 2019)
  • The exhibition Rembrandt’s Light at the Dulwich Picture Gallery. In aid of the Dulwich Picture Gallery. (Wednesday, 13 November 2019)
  • Melton Hall and Lavenham Hall Gallery and Sculpture Garden. In aid of conservation of paintings at Melford Hall. (Thursday, 19 September 2019)
  • Visit to Crossness Pumping Station, accompanied by Petra Cox, Learning and Outreach Officer. In aid of Crossness Engines Trust. (Tuesday, 3 September 2019)
  • Visit to Exton Hall, Rutland with the Viscountess Campden and the Countess of Gainsborough, followed by visits to Exton Church and Tickencote Church with Chloë Cockerill. In aid of the two churches. (Thursday, 15 August 2019)
  • Visit to the Bulmer Brick & Tile Company, followed by a visit to Gainsborough’s House, Sudbury and an introduction to the special exhibition The Golden Age of British Painting: Gainsborough, Lawrence, Turner & Constable given by Mark Bills, Director of Gainsborough House. In aid of Gainsborough House appeal. (10 July 2019)
  • Visit to the New Hall Art Collection, Cambridge, and the special exhibition Women in Art: Hong Kong, accompanied by Professor Martin Roland, Chair of the New Hall Art Collection. In aid of Art Friends Cambridgeshire grant giving. (Monday, 17 June 2019)
  • Visit to the Munnings Art Museum in Dedham, Suffolk, and the exhibition Alfred Munnings War Artist, 1918. In aid of Art Friends Cambridgeshire grant giving. (Thursday, 9 May 2019)
  • Visit to GroundWork Gallery, including the exhibition Water Rising, and walking tour of King’s Lynn with Sandy Heslop, Professor of Visual Arts at the University of East Anglia. In aid of GroundWork and its educational projects. (Wednesday, 24 April 2019)
  • Inaugural Meeting followed by a lecture given by Adrian Barlow, former Director of Public and Professional Programmes at the University of Cambridge Institute of Continuing Education on Charles Eamer Kempe and Cambridge. In aid of the Kempe Trust. (Monday, 1 April 2019)