Booking closes on 16th May
09.15 coach leaves Romsey Bus Station
10.30 coach arrives at Chawton House. group coffees in the Old Kitchen
10.45 Welcome and introduction
11.00 -12.15Tour of House, covering the background to the Library and collections and also the history of the estate and the connection to Jane Austin’s family. Please be aware of uneven floors and stairs in this old building.
You buy (or bring) your own lunch. Light lunches are available in the Old Kitchen.
13.25 coach leaves Chawton House
14.00 arrive at Upton Grey Garden. Introduction to this Gertrude Jekyll garden by the owner and gardener, Rosamund Wallinger, then a self guided tour.
16.00 coach leaves for Romsey Bus Station
Cost:- £39.00 Drivers gratuity included
BACS payments and electronic transfer to The Arts Society Romsey account sort code 40 52 40, account number 00060162.
Please ensure that you write your name and initials/membership number in the reference box.
Chequesshould be made payable to – The Arts Society Romsey
Priority bookings are to Romsey members.
PAYMENT IS NON REFUNDABLE except in exceptional circumstances. Members can, with the agreement of the secretary, transfer their booking to a third party.
Bookings are reserved only upon receipt of payment.
Visits secretary: Margaret Massie
Tel 01794 522047 Mobile 07577 239748 (for use only on visit day)
20 The Meadows ROMSEY SO51 0GX
Please provide the visits secretary with your name and mobile phone no and a contact name and phone no for emergency use on the day. (this can be done on the day of the visit)
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