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25 March 2020Guided Tour of Ewelme Church -Postponed
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07 May 2019Chavenage House Tetbury Review
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28 August 2018Tate Modern, Picasso 1932 - Love Fame, Tragedy.
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26 June 2018Bombay Sapphire Gin Distillery and the Hospital of St Cross in Winchester
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28 February 2018Mary Fedden. A voice of her own
25 January 2018Queen's Gallery. Charles II: Art and Power
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15 May 2017Wellby Collection
11 May 2017Paul Nash and the Wittenham Clumps Walk
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20 February 2017The Oxford of Inspector Morse A Guided walk with Alistair Lack
07 February 2017Paul Nash Exhibition at Tate Britain
14 December 2016Christmas Lunch
10 November 2016Visit to the V&A. Review
01 November 2016Picture Frames at the Ashmolean museum. Review
29 September 2016Guided tour of the Bodleian Library. Review
14 July 2016Shipwrecks - Lecture at the Ashmolean
29 June 2016Madresfield Court & Beauchamp Community, Malvern. Review
25 May 2016Dinah Reynolds at the Ashmolean What is Porcelain – the finest of all Ceramic Wares?
13 April 2016Cookham - Stanley Spencer Gallery and John Lewis Archive
11 February 2016Painting the Modern Garden
02 December 2015Christmas lunch with the Organ Grinder
13 October 2015Windsor Castle
29 July 2015Royal Academy Summer Exhibition
24 June 2015Winchester Flower Festival
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27 November 2013Australia, Royal Academy, London
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10 July 2013Burghley House, Lincolnshire
09 April 2013American Museum, Bath
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Guided Tour of Ewelme Church -Postponed
Wednesday 25 March 2020

Guided tour of Ewelme Church

Postponed

 

Wednesday 25 March 2020 

10.30 – 12.00

Cost: £8 to include coffee and cake

Ewelme is a wonderful example of a cluster of medieval English buildings with the church of a piece with its setting, amid almshouse and school, rectory and village.  A stream below burgeons with watercress beds. Ewelme belonged to Thomas Chaucer, son of the poet Geoffrey Chaucer, and then to his daughter Alice, whose husband was Duke of Suffolk. The Ewelme Trust was set up in 1437 with a royal license from Henry VI and exists to this day.

Alice de la Pole’s tomb, a dazzling work of late-Gothic carving, is unique and cut entirely of alabaster. The upper section is a conventional, solid tomb chest, decorated with figures of angels set under canopies. Supported on this is a full length effigy of the Duchess, wearing her ducal coronet and the Order of the Garter round her left forearm.

 No transport provided.  Meet at the church.

Tickets available at  February  meeting.