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Outings and Trips

The following Outings and Trips are planned, please see below for more details:
Outings:
July 2024, Bishop Auckland
Trips:
Autumn 2024 – Dumfries House,
Spring 2025 – Sicily
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Special Interest Day – July 3rd, 2024

DISCOVERING BISHOP AUCKLAND 

Coach leaves York 9.30am   Returns 5.30pm 

Cost £65 includes coach, entry to all venues and lunch

AUCKLAND CASTLE, THE SPANISH GALLERY and THE FAITH MUSEUM

Bishop Auckland has been transformed owing to the magnificent muti-million pound investment by the philanthropist Jonathan Ruffer, who was born in Stokesley

 

THE CASTLE

This is one of the best preserved palaces with splendid Gothic rooms and a private chapel.

The fine collection of Zuberon paintings saved by Jonathan Ruffer from being sold at auction are on display in the Castle.

THE SPANISH GALLERY

This is the only UK gallery devoted to the art, history and culture of Spain. It was officially opened by the Queen of Spain and Prince of Wales in 2022. Works by El Greco and Velasquez are among those on display.

THE FAITH MUSEUM

Opened in 2023, this unique museum looks at how faiths impacted on Britain over 6,000 years.

Please contact/see Carole Galpin for further details.

e-mail:  cgalpin8@gmail.com / Tel: 07876 491219

          

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Western Sicily 2025

Western Sicily 29th April 2025 – 5th May 2025

Western Sicily 2025 Brochure

To book your place please print off the booking form and give/post it to:

Joanna Finlay
The Arts Society York
2 Clifton Dale
YORK
YO30 6LJ

For more information, please contact the Visits Secretary, Joanna Finlay

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Past Visit – January 17th 2024

Visit to the M&S Archive and the Stanley and Audrey Burton Gallery

– Leeds University  Wednesday 17th January 2024 –

 

 

 

 

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Past Visit – Spring 2024, South West Wales

Visit to South West Wales

Our Tour for Spring 2024 was to the beautiful South West corner of Wales. An enticing variety of visits included: 

Duffryn House,  and The Beggars Reach Hotel  where we stayed.

Picton Castle  & Dyeffryn Fernant Gardens. Upton Castle National Botanic Garden of Wales, Laugharne where Dylan Thomas lived. Boathouse where he wrote.

St David’s Cathedral. Velfry Vineyard.

Aberglassney, Jack field Tile Museum Ironbridge

 

 

 

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