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REAL visits are now being considered but where this is not possible ‘Virtual’ Visits ONLINE will be still made available using Zoom.

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Thursday 02 September 2021 – Longford Castle, Bodenham, Salisbury

Booking Months: Members will be emailed in July with details of the visit and how to apply for tickets.
                     Cost: to be decided

We will have a Private tour of Longford Castle along with its important art collection, which has a special connection with the National Gallery, and, weather permitting, a stroll around the garden,
Longford is one of Britain’s grandest houses and has been the home of the Earls of Radnor for over 300 years. It is famous for its art collection which includes paintings by van Dyck, Brueghel the Elder, Claude, Teniers, Hals, Reynolds and Gainsborough as well as oriental porcelain, Brussels tapestries and exceptional C18th English and continental furniture.
The tour will last about 2 hours.

Website:
https://www.longfordestates.co.uk

Tuesday 05 October 2021 – Heraldry in the City of Oxford

Booking Months: Booking Now
                     Cost: £10

A walking tour with Alastair Lack to look at some examples of Heraldry in the City of Oxford.

We shall meet Alastair outside the Ashmolean at 1.45pm ready to start the walk at 2pm
It will end at 4pm in the centre of Oxford around Radcliffe Square. The walk is about 0.8 mile.
There is so much heraldry in the city on memorials, e.g. the Martyrs memorial or college gates or on the main frontages of colleges as well as in them. It promises to be an interesting outing’

There are 2 dates for the walk
Tuesday 5th and Thursday 7th October,2021. Only 13 people can be accommodated on each walk due to a restriction by Exeter College. Alastair will do a 3rd one if there is sufficient demand.

There will not be a coach. You must make your own way into Oxford.
The cost, which includes entry into Exeter College is £10 per person.
To book your place please send a stamped self addressed envelope
to
Visits Secretary
9 Witan Way
Wantage
Oxon OX12 9EU.

Please include a cheque for £10 made payable to The Arts Society Wantage
Please indicate which date you would prefer.
The ticket will be sent to you.

This will be done on a first come first served basis.

Website:

Thursday 07 October 2021 – Heraldry in the City of Oxford

Booking Months: Booking Now
                     Cost: £10

A walking tour with Alastair Lack to look at some examples of Heraldry in the City of Oxford.

We shall meet Alastair outside the Ashmolean at 1.45pm ready to start the walk at 2pm
It will end at 4pm in the centre of Oxford around Radcliffe Square. The walk is about 0.8 mile.
There is so much heraldry in the city on memorials, e.g. the Martyrs memorial or college gates or on the main frontages of colleges as well as in them. It promises to be an interesting outing’

There are 2 dates for the walk
Tuesday 5th and Thursday 7th October,2021. Only 13 people can be accommodated on each walk due to a restriction by Exeter College. Alastair will do a 3rd one if there is sufficient demand.

There will not be a coach. You must make your own way into Oxford.
The cost, which includes entry into Exeter College is £10 per person.
To book your place please send a stamped self addressed envelope
to
Visits Secretary
9 Witan Way
Wantage
Oxon OX12 9EU.

Please include a cheque for £10 made payable to The Arts Society Wantage
Please indicate which date you would prefer.
The ticket will be sent to you.

This will be done on a first come first served basis.

Website: