Tuesday 17th October. Visit to Farley Farm House and Berwick Church

Please note that, because of restricted capacity at Farley Farm House, this visit will be limited to 30 places

Farley Farm House, the world of the Surrealists.

Sitting Room, Farleys House, Sussex

The home of the 20C photographer  Lee Miller and artist Roland Penrose, it contains a collection of contemporary art treasures, including works by Picasso, Max Ernst, and Miro.

The outdoor art gallery contains work by Mark and Rebecca Ford who were responsible for the highly successful Microbial Worlds project which we sponsored with the help of matching funds from Tha Arts Society’s Patricia Fay Memorial Fund as part of the 2017 Romsey Festival. Pictures from this project will be found on the Young Arts pages. These are from Farley.

 

 

 

 

 

Berwick Church  is a part 12C building with extensive 20C murals executed by the Bloomsbury artists, Duncan Grant, Vanessa Bell and Quentin Bell.

Details of the visit:

08.00 The  coach leaves Romsey Bus Station

Approx 10.45  the coach arrives at Farley Farm House.  Coffees etc. will be available in the Gallery and in the village shop in the same carpark.
Guided visits of the house at 11.00 and 11.30, each lasting 50 minutes  (max. 15 people in each).
12.30 – 12.50 Coach journey to Berwick followed by a lunch break (lunch is not included in price). We will be parked at the Cricketers Arms near Berwick Church.  Please pre-order meals (see booking form). Alternatively, you may take a picnic to the church yard.

After lunch you may make Individual visits to Berwick Church a 6–10 minute walk along a quiet lane (a map will be provided). A small gratuity will be given to the church.

16.00 Coach departs for Romsey. We expect to return by about 18.30.

Cost: £37.00  (driver’s and church gratuities included). Payment by BACS or Cheque.

Tickets will go on sale from this site or at a lecture from September 5.

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