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10 July 2018An Artist's Garden
26 June 2018Bombay Sapphire Gin Distillery and the Hospital of St Cross in Winchester
11 June 2018HOLIDAY- North Northumberland
20 April 2018Oxford Union and Exeter College. A Guided tour with Alistair Lack
28 March 2018Compton Verney, Ravilious & Co
28 February 2018Mary Fedden. A voice of her own
25 January 2018Queen's Gallery. Charles II: Art and Power
27 September 2017Oxford Union Murals & Burne-Jones tapestry in Exeter College
12 September 2017Lamport Hall, Northants
05 July 2017Kensington Palace and the Serpentine Gallery
15 May 2017Wellby Collection
11 May 2017Paul Nash and the Wittenham Clumps Walk
26 April 2017HOLIDAY to Naples
07 March 2017Surprising Nudes; Ashmolean leacture
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
02 May 2015ADFAS HOLIDAY: Loire Valley & Monet’s Garden
03 June 2014VIKINGS: LIFE AND LEGEND, BRITISH MUSEUM, LONDON
09 May 2014ADFAS HOLIDAY 2014: HIGHLIGHTS OF HOLLAND
25 February 2014Royal Albert Hall and a Kensington Museum, London
27 November 2013Australia, Royal Academy, London
26 September 2013Lowry and the Painting of Modern Life, Tate Britain, London
10 July 2013Burghley House, Lincolnshire
09 April 2013American Museum, Bath
18 December 2012Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Christmas Cracker Concert, Cadogan Hall, London

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An Artist's Garden
Tuesday 10 July 2018

An Artist’s Garden

 Tuesday 10th July at 10.30 am

 

 The distinguished painter, Janet Boulton, has agreed to open her garden in Spring Road, Abingdon, to very small groups of our members.

 The garden (4 1/2 x 30 1/2 m) behind a Victorian terrace house, narrow with steps.  Begun in 1980 it has been influenced by the gardens Janet Boulton has painted – Rosemary Verey’s Barnsley House, Villa la Pietra in Florence, Ian Hamilton Finlay’s Little Sparta in Scotland and more recently the Cow Mead Allotments in Oxford.   Predominantly green it contains numerous sculptures with inscriptions relating to art, garden history and the human spirit.  This garden is celebrated for its contribution to the art of small garden design and is the subject of a number of films and features in garden magazines.

 For further information about Janet Boulton and her work please see www.janetboulton.co.uk

 £5 donation to Macmillan Nurses is requested.