October 11, 2017 - 12:00 am
We will travel by coach to arrive at the Watts Gallery by lunch before a gallery tour by Dr. Beatrice Bertram (who gave special lunchtime talks as a student in York). There will be free time to explore their exhibition ‘G. F. Watts: England’s Michelangelo’. There will be a tour of Limnerslease, the Arts & Craft home of G.F. and Mary Watts with an opportunity to visit the studios and chapel before leaving for the Bexley Heath Marriott Hotel where we will spend the night. On Thursday after breakfast we leave for The Red House, the Arts & Crafts home of William and Jane Morris where we have a guided tour at 11:00 AM. Lunch will be provided before our afternoon return to York. Request: please bring your art fund and National Trust cards with you. Price: £210 per person for a double room; £225 for a single room which includes dinner, bed & breakfast. Bookings: Please complete the booking form and send with an SAE and your cheque made payable to Friends of York Art Gallery to Dorothy Nott, 1 Grange Garth, York, YO10 4BS. Tel: 01904 676288. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. CLOSING DATE FOR BOOKINGS: 21st JULY 2017.