Outings to places of interest in the local area (in and around Harrow, central London, and occasionally trips further afield) take place monthly - usually meeting at a central public transport starting point, though others may join up further along the route


Future visits

Thu 19th Oct   William Morris Gallery, Lloyd Park, Walthamstow


Places visited recently include:




2017/18
Fri 22nd Sept   National Army Museum

2016/17
July - Reveley Lodge, 88 Elstree Road, Bushey
June - River Police Museum, Wapping (to be rescheduled)
Mar - Victoria & Albert museum , Cromwell Road, SW7 2RL

Feb - British Library, Euston Road, NW1 - 20th century maps exhibition

Jan - Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising, Notting Hill - 250 years of jigsaws

Dec - Dennis Severs House, 18 Folgate Street, Spitalfields  E1 6BX

Nov - Museum of Childhood, Cambridge Heath Road, Bethnal Green E2 9PA


2015/16
June - Hatfield House and Garden (jointly with gardening group)
May - Ascott house and grounds - LU7 0PR, near Wing, Bucks (jointly with gardening group)
Mar - Queens Chapel and Kings College Chapel
Feb - Dr Johnson's house, 17 Gough Square EC4A 3DE incl Zanzibar exhibition 
Jan - Greenwich
Dec - St Lawrence's Church, Whitchurch Lane, Edgware HA8 6QS
Nov - Harrow School, Harrow on the Hill
Oct - London treasure trail, Monument to Liverpool St
Sept - postponed


2014/15
June - Emirates cable car

Apr - Charles Rennie Mackintosh exhibition, The Architecture Gallery, RIBA, 66 Portland Place, W1B 1AD map
Mar - Cotton to Gold exhibition,  Two Temple Place, WC2R 3BD
Feb - Truth and Memory - British art in the First World War ,   Imperial War Museum ,  Lambeth Road, SE1 6HZ
Jan - Lines in the Ice: Seeking the Northwest PassageBritish Library  96 Euston Road, NW1 2DB
Dec (ii) - Ben Uri Gallery, 108a Boundary Road, NW8 0RH
Dec (i) - Scottish Diaspora tapestry, Corby, Northants
Nov - Fashion and Textile Museum,
Oct - Tower of London, EC3N 4AB

2013/14
Mar - The Bentley Priory Museum (Battle of Britain), Mansion House Drive, Stanmore (use HA7 3HT for satnav)
Feb - A Hive of Industry, Gunnersbury Park Museum, Popes Lane, Brentford, W3

Jan - Bring me Laughter exhibition, Cartoon Museum, 35 Little Russell Street, WC1A 2HH

Nov - Zoroastrians: British Museum of 'Wise Men from the East' and Brunei Gallery 'The Everlasting Flame'

Oct - Osterley House and Park, Jersey Road, Isleworth, TW7 4RD   joint Gardening group,/ Cultural outing

Sept - Worshipful company of Basketmakers exhibition, Guildhall Library, Aldermanbury, EC2V 7HH

June - Orleans House Gallery, Riverside, Twickenham  TW1 3DJ



2012/13
May - Pinner/Eastcote/Ruislip
Apr - London Scottish Regiment museum, 95 Horseferry Road, SW1P 2DX  
Mar - Ruislip and Pinner 
Feb - World Eco Fibre & Textile (WEFT) ArtBrunei Gallery, SOAS, Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, WC1H 0XG 
Jan - Scottish Colourists at Fleming Collection, Berkeley Street, W1,
          and Recital at St Mary at Hill church, St Mary at Hill, Eastcheap, Billingsgate,  EC3R 8EE
Nov - Alexander Fleming museum, St Mary's Hospital, Praed Street Paddington, W2 1NY
Oct - Cuming museum (1906), Old Walworth Town Hall, 151 Walworth Road, Southwark, SE17 1RY
Jun - Hunterian museum,  St Bride's church crypt (and recital),  Goldsmith's Hall


2011/12

May - Fenton House, Burgh House, Hill Garden - Hampstead, NW3 - joint visit with gardening group 

Apr - Bushey MuseumRose Garden and Reveley Lodge ,

Mar -  Cartoon Museum , 35 Little Russell Street, WC1A 2HH - planned, but not visited
         and New London Architecture at 26 Store Street, WC1E 7BT   

Feb - Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road SW7 5BD , incl Scott's last Antarctica expedition

Jan - British Postal Museum & Archive, Freeling House, Phoenix Place  WC1X 0DL 

Dec - Two Temple Place Temple Place WC2R 3BD

Nov - Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge - Vermeer's Women exhibition

Oct - National Portrait Gallery (Victorians), St.Martin's Place WC2H 0HE
        and Florence Nightingale Museum, 2 Lambeth Palace Road, SE1 7EW

Sep - "treasure hunt", London


2010/11

May - Harrow school, Stained Glass exhibition

Apr - Ragged School Museum, 45-50 Copperfield Road, E3 4RR

Feb -  Museum of London, 150 London Wall, EC2Y 5HN

Jan - Victoria & Albert museum , Cromwell Road, SW7 2RL

Nov - British Museum WC1B 3DGA History of the World in 100 Objects exhibition

Oct -  Tithe Barn, Harrow Museum, Headstone Manor, Pinner View, HA2 6PX

Sep - Fulham Palace & gardens, incl exhibition A Passion For Plants - Unique Botanical Photograms by Angela Easterling



2009/10

Mar - Brent MuseumErnest Trobridge, Visionary of the suburbs

Feb - Wellcome Collection and British Library - C19th photographs

Jan - Natural History Museum, incl wildlife photographer of the year exhibition

Nov - British Museum - Staffordshire hoard exhibition

Oct - National Maritime Museum, Greenwich  - North West Passage exhibition

Sep - London Canal Museum, Kings Cross



2008/09

May - Courtauld Gallery , St Clement Danes church , Charles Dickens House

Apr - Goldsmith's Hall, Silver with a pinch of salt exhibition

Mar - Musical Museum, Brentford

Jan - Harrow School tour

Dec - Wallace Collection, incl Cartoons and Coronets (Osbert Lancaster) exhibition

Nov - St John's Gate, Clerkenwell

Nov - Gilda Baron, embroidered landscapes, Etz Chayim gallery, Northwood



2007/08




2006/07


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Feb -

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Dec - Geffrye Museum - 20th century rooms decorated for Christmas

Nov - V & A - At home in Renaissance Italy

Oct - Harrow School art gallery

Jul - Hatfield House (cancelled due to very hot weather)

Jun - St Stephen's Walbrook (recital), and Museum of refugees and immigrants, Spitalfields

May - Dulwich Picture Gallery - Winslow Homer, poet of the sea, exhibition

Apr - 2 Willow Road and Keats House




2005/06


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Feb -

Jan - British Museum - The Staffordshire Hoard, xx

Nov - Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge - The Macclesfield Psalter

Oct - St Magnus - scale model of London Bridge and City Hall

Sep - Queen's House - The Coast Exposed (incl boat trip)

Aug - British Library - incl Hans Christian Anderson exibition

Jul - Chelsea Physic Garden and National Army Museum

Jun - Kensington Palace and Gardens

Apr - St James Garlyckhyth and surrounding area


2004/05


Dec - Silver crypt - Sir John Soane - Degas exhibition

Oct - Bank of England - St Mary's (recital) - Wesley's Chapel

Sept - National Portrait Gallery (women travellers) - Theatre museum - St Paul's, Covent Garden

Aug - Flemyng gallery and Carlyle House

Jun - British Library - Silk Road exhibition

Mar - V&A - Arts & Crafts, Queen Maud's dresses, Flemyng gallery

Feb - Guildhall art gallery - Mansion House




2003/04


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