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Sunday 20th November 2016

Visit to London





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On the London visit this year we have an additional drop-off at the British Museum, Russell Square, the first being at the Victoria & Albert Museum as usual. *The pick-up point is the V&A only. All members must be back at the V&A Museum by the designated departure time. Current exhibitions are many and varied, most of which incur admission charges and must be pre-booked by those wishing to attend. It is for this reason we are giving members a choice of venue.
British MuseumSunken Cities - Egypt's Lost Worlds', Exploring Vanished beneath the waters of the Mediterranean, Thonis-Heracleion was one of Egypt’s most important commercial centres and, with Canopus, was a major centre for worship. Admission Pre-Book: 16.50
British Museum: South Africa - The Art of a Nation From rock art made by the country’s earliest peoples to works by South African artists at the forefront of contemporary art, the exhibition features beautiful and important objects, which illustrate South Africa’s rich history. 12.00: Pre-book only.
V & A Museum: Opus Anglicanum - Masterpieces of English Medieval Embroidery" Discover the luxury and artistic embroideries that England was famed for from the 12th to 15th centuries 12.50: Pre-book only.
Museum of London Docklands - Fire! Fire! 350 years ago one of the most infamous disasters struck London – the Great Fire of 1666. Experience the destruction of London through the eyes of people who were there at the time, explore the evidence for yourself and find out how the city rose from the ashes in this interactive exhibition. 12.00: Pre-book only.
*There are also a variety of free, hour-long tours at the V&A Museum.


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 26.00. 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. Please enclose a stamped addressed envelope only if you have no E-Mail address or if you want ‘Priority Vouchers’ for a future event.

To: Friends of Museum Wales       
Visit to London Sunday 20th November 2016

Name______________________________________  

Address____________________________________________________________

Postcode__________________ Tel __________________ Email _____________________________________

Please reserve___places for the above event.

I enclose a cheque for _____ (26.00 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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