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Lectures are held at Winston Churchill Theatre, Pinn Way, Ruislip HA4 7QL. Special Interest Days are held at Uxbridge Golf Club, The Drive, Uxbridge UB10 8AQ. Non-
LECTURE Wednesday 12 June
Lecturer Ian Swankie
The past few years have seen the meteoric rise of this extraordinarily versatile young designer, Thomas Heatherwick, with his acclaimed Olympic Cauldron and iconic new London bus and designs for Garden Bridge.
Over the past 20 years the Heatherwick studio has used an intriguing combination of curiosity and experimentation to produce a vast range of solutions to design challenges around the world.
This talk looks at the problems presented and the creative ways in which Thomas Heatherwick and his team have responded.
Right: Vessel, Hudson Yards, NY
OUTING Thurs 27 June WOBURN ABBEY
Departure Pinn Way 9.00 am
Woburn Abbey, home of the Dukes of Bedford for 400 years, offers 20 rooms, displaying over 250 works of art, among them a great collection of Canalettos. Also on display are extensive gold and silver collections, a sculpture gallery, porcelain, furniture and much more. The grounds and gardens are extensive and beautiful.
We shall have morning refreshments on arrival, followed at 11.30 by a guided tour. There is a delightful Tea Room and a shop offering books, accessories, home ware, local food and drink.
We shall leave Pinn Way at 9.00 am and be home about 6.30 pm. The cost of the day is £45.00. Guests are welcome. If you would like to take part please contact Mrs. Pam Cook, 35 Woodhurst Drive, Denham, Middx UB9 5LL on 01895 833725 for information.
LECTURE Wednesday 10 July
FRENCH IMPRESSIONISTS IN LONDON
Lecturer Jenifer Toynbee-
This is a story of the artists who fled to Britain to escape war in France, and presents captivating works by Monet, Tissot, Pisarro and their compatriots. In the 1870s, France was devastated by the Franco-