Dates for the Diary 2017
(details in newsletter)



Monday 9th January               Talk                             Robert Fromow “The Australian Outback”

Wednesday 11th January       Theatre Trip                “Sleeping Beauty”

Monday 13th February            Talk                             Peter Preen “How did the Welshman T.E. Lawrence come to live and die in Dorset?”

Wednesday 1st March            Theatre Trip                “Funny Girl” (fully booked)

Monday 13th March                AGM and Talk                        Alison Paton “Sandham Memorial Chapel: such a special place now and there is more to come”

Thursday 16th March              Coffee Morning           St Nicolas Church Hall

Sunday 19th March                 Spring Lunch               at Esseborne Manor, Hurstborne Tarrant

Thursday 6th April                   Visit                             The Downton Abbey Country Matinee Explorer

Monday 10th April                   Talk                             John Farrow “The Wilts and Berks Canal”

Tuesday 25th April                   Visit                             Petworth House and Gardens

Monday 8th May                     Talk                             John Leighfield “Putting Newbury on the Map: from Gough to Google”

Thursday 11th May                  Visit                              Stratfield Saye House

Thursday 25th May                  Visit                              The Wiltshire Golden Triangle

Tuesday 13th June                  Visit                              Breamore House and Countryside Museum

Thursday 22nd June                Visit                             The Beautiful Surrey Hills

Wednesday 5th July                Visit                             Kiftsgate Court Gardens

Tuesday 25th July                   Visit                             Burghley House

Tuesday 22nd August              Visit                             Frogmore House, Runnymede cruise

Wednesday 6th September     Visit                             Hampstead and Kenwood

Monday 11th September         Talk                             Bruce Boucher, on Sir John Soane as 
                                                                                    a collector and the Sir John Soane 
                                                                                    Museum

18th to 22nd September         Extended Visit             Yorkshire

Thursday 5th October             Visit                             Birmingham

Monday 9th October               Talk                             Ros Liddington on Wilton House, the Earls of Pembroke and the Ladies who made a difference

Thursday 19th October           Visit                             Hughenden

Monday 6th November                       Talk                             Kirsten Ash on Woburn Abbey and the etiquette of afternoon   tea                    NB change of week


Wednesday 22nd November  Visit                             The V&A Museum – guided tour

Monday 11th December         Social Christmas Social                                    





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