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London Days Tours

John Nash

John Nash

  • Nearly all Nash's surviving buildings, urban improvements and park landscaping in central London are seen on this day, beginning with Regent’s Park and finishing with his Buckingham palace interiors, unquestionably the most regal in the realm.
  • Led by Dr Geoffrey Tyack, academic and author of John Nash: Architect of the Picturesque. 
–14 Aug 2014
1 days
£210
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.
  • The day is led by David Mitchinson, writer and former director of the Henry Moore Foundation.
–11 Sep 2014
1 days
£165
Stained Glass

Stained Glass

  • This is a glorious day of iridescent beauty, in eight churches between Putney Bridge and Monument Stations.
  • The choice for this day is determined by artistic quality, by variety of type and authorship and proximity to the District Line.
  • The lecturer, Peter Cormack, is a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries and a Vice-President and Honorary Fellow of the British Society of Master Glass-Painters.
–16 Sep 2014
1 days
£195
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.)
–17 Sep 2014
1 days
£210
Seven Churches & A Synagogue

Seven Churches & A Synagogue

  • Visits to St Bartholomew the Great, Temple Church, St Stephen Walbrook, St Mary-le-Strand, Christ Church Spitalfields, All Saint's Margaret Street, St Cyprian's and Bevis Marks Synagogue.
  • Lunch at Middle Temple Hall.
  • Travel is by private coach, but there is quite a lot of walking.
–18 Sep 2014
1 days
£205
–22 Oct 2014
1 days
£205
Mediaeval Art in London

Mediaeval Art in London

  • Led by John McNeill.
  • Not archaeology, nor architecture, but art from c. AD 500 to 1500 (Early Renaissance excepted).
  • Visits to the V&A, the British Museum, the Courtauld, the National Gallery and Westminster Abbey.
–25 Sep 2014
1 days
£195
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.
–30 Sep 2014
1 days
£180
–7 Oct 2014
1 days
£180
–15 Oct 2014
1 days
£180
Wren in the City

Wren in the City

  • A day examining the architecture of Wren, including parish churches and St Paul’s cathedral.
  • The day incorporates some special arrangements including ascent to the triforium (141 steps) and a view of the Great Model.
  • Led by architectural historian, Professor Gavin Stamp.
–1 Oct 2014
1 days
£195
Hawksmoor

Hawksmoor

  • Wren’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.
–9 Oct 2014
1 days
£205
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.
–16 Oct 2014
1 days
£205
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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