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Sunday 22nd November 2015

Visit to London





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On the London visit this year we will be set down at the Victoria & Albert Museum, where current exhibitions are varied but include some listed below which must be pre-booked by those wishing to attend.
  • ‘Shoes: Pleasure and Pain', Exploring footwear around the world featuring 200 pairs of the most extreme shoes from key designers, famous wearers and collectors over 2000 years - 10.00 Seniors
  • ‘A Room from Damascus' When cities began to modernise in the late 19th-century, many of      these decorative interiors were removed for sale. The V&A was the earliest western collection to acquire one. Free Entry.
  • British Museum -‘Celts: art & identity' This is the first major exhibition to examine the full history of Celtic art and identity, and is organised in partnership with National Museums Scotland. 8.25 Seniors.
  • Frank Auerbach - (b 1931, Berlin) is a British artist who has made some of the most vibrant alive and inventive paintings of recent times. - 14.00 Seniors.
  • There are also various free, hour long tours & talks at the V&A.
The programme for the day is as follows;
 8.00 am.        Depart Wild Gardens Road, Roath Park.
 8.15 am.        Depart National Museum steps.
12.00 pm        Arrive V&A (approx).
 5.00 pm         Depart for Cardiff. 

The total charge for the day which includes the coach & driver's gratuity is 25.00.
To join us please send your cheque made out to ‘Friends of the National Museum Wales’ and completed form to; Dorn Swaffield, Lower House Barns, Michaelston-le-Pit, Dinas Powys, Vale of Glamorgan. CF64 4HE.
Tel: 029 2051 3956. Email dorn.swaffield@gmail.com 

Should the visit be oversubscribed, a random selection of the applications will take place, and those who are unlucky will receive priority vouchers for a future event. Remember to enclose a stamped addressed envelope only if you have no E-Mail address or you want ‘Priority Vouchers’ for a future event.

To: Friends of Museum Wales       
Visit to London Sunday 22nd November 2015

Name______________________________________  

Address____________________________________________________________

Postcode__________________ Tel __________________ Email _____________________________________

Please reserve___places for the above event.

I enclose a cheque for _____ (25.00 person) and SAE

I/we shall be boarding the coach at:
National Museum Wales, Cathays Park____    Wild Garden Road, Roath Park _____

I/we confirm membership of Friends Museum Wales_______________





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