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London Days Tours

Handel in London

Handel in London

  • The day begins at Russell Square with a short walk to Bloomsbury and the remarkable hall of the Foundling Hospital where Handel’s own performances of Messiah raised huge sums for the hospital.
  • The day includes refreshments, supper, travel by Underground and taxi, special arrangements and top-category tickets for the evening concert costing £35.
  • Led by musicologist Richard Wigmore.
–14 Apr 2015
1 days
£211
Dixon Jones

Dixon Jones

  • Examine the cultural institutions transformed, or built in its entirety, by the architectural firm Dixon Jones.
  • Jeremy Dixon himself is our guide for this day, for which some very special arrangements have been made.
  • Begins at Exhibition Road in South Kensington, which the partnership transformed in 2012 into one of London’s most enjoyable streets.
–21 Apr 2015
1 days
£205
Arts & Crafts

Arts & Crafts

  • This day provides a splendid survey of the Arts & Crafts movement, with excellent examples in many media.
  • It begins with the 1859 Red House at Bexleyheath – as did the Movement – designed by Philip Webb for the Morris family.
  • Other places seen are a City pub (the Black Friar), a Chelsea church (Holy Trinity Sloane Street), a dining room in South Kensington (in the V&A, for which it was made), a Hammersmith home (Emery Walker’s) and a wallpaper factory in Chiswick. (Among the present occupants are Martin Randall Travel, and participants are invited in for a drink.)
–22 Apr 2015
1 days
£215
–13 May 2015
1 days
£215
Great Halls

Great Halls

  • This rather special London Day unlocks some of the grandest historic interiors and reveals a concatenation of architectural glories and significant sites which have probably never been cajoled into a single-day sequence before.
  • They are scattered across London from the City to Westminster, and across time from mediaeval to Inter-War.
  • The lecturer, Gavin Stamp, is a leading authority on British architecture, and a prolific author and columnist.
–23 Apr 2015
1 days
£220
The Italian Renaissance

The Italian Renaissance

  • London's National Gallery possesses the finest collection of Italian Renaissance art outside Italy.
  • Dr Antonia Whitley has led numerous tours for Martin Randall Travel, all predominantly with Renaissance subject matter.
  • Refreshments and lunch all served at the National Gallery Dining Rooms.
–28 Apr 2015
1 days
£180
–10 Nov 2015
1 days
£180
Londonís Underground Railway

Londonís Underground Railway

  • The day is led by Andrew Martin, journalist, novelist, historian and author of Underground Overground: a Passenger's History of the Tube (2012).
  • Starts at Baker Street and ends at Southwark.
  • Visit TFL headquarters at 55 Broadway by special arrangement.
–30 Apr 2015
1 days
£186
The London Backstreet Walk

The London Backstreet Walk

  • From Hyde Park Corner to The Tower through alleys, backstreets & parks.
  • Special arrangements have been made to enter architectural masterpieces to which the public are not generally admitted. 
  • Champagne at the Savoy and lunch in the grandest Elizabethan hall in England are among the treats.
–5 May 2015
1 days
£190
–19 May 2015
1 days
£190
–16 Jun 2015
1 days
£190
–15 Jul 2015
1 days
£190
–16 Sep 2015
1 days
£190
–23 Sep 2015
1 days
£190
–8 Oct 2015
1 days
£190
Memorials of the Great War

Memorials of the Great War

  • This itinerary takes in some of the most affecting and poignant examples of memorials of the Great War in central London.
  • Bronze, stone and stained glass; individual and group memorials; the selection reflects a wide variety of mood, design, style and genre.
  • The leader, Antonia Whitley, has taught an MA course in the war studies department of King’s College London and has developed a speciality in art and memorials associated with WW1.
–12 May 2015
1 days
£195
Hawksmoor

Hawksmoor

  • Hawksmoor’s greatest achievement remains the six London churches built in accordance with the 1711 Act of Parliament: this day visits them all.
  • The journey by coach takes in St George’s Bloomsbury, St Mary Woolnoth, Christ Church Spitalfields, St George-in-the-East Stepney, St Anne’s Limehouse and St Alfege Greenwich. Thomas Archer’s contemporaneous St Paul’s Deptford is also included.
  • Led by architectural historian, Professor Gavin Stamp.
–20 May 2015
1 days
£205
–21 Jul 2015
1 days
£205
–13 Oct 2015
1 days
£205
Sculpture in London

Sculpture in London

  • Art in streets, squares & parks across London.
  • The focus is the twentieth century, with a little spillage into adjacent decades at both ends. Henry Moore, Barbara Hepworth, Jacob Epstein, Eric Gill, Elizabeth Frink, Charles Sargeant Jagger and Fernando Botero are among the sculptors whose works are studied.
  • Most are on display in public places but one, a Reclining Woman by Henry Moore, is accessible only by special arrangement.
–21 May 2015
1 days
£170
–19 Aug 2015
1 days
£170
TESTIMONIALS
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It was a thoroughly good, information-packed day, and I loved every minute of it.  
The itinerary was well paced and comprehensive. The lecturer had prepared extensively and was very approachable. 

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