Lee Miller @ Hepworth Gallery

This photograph and a similar version are said to have been the inspiration for the painting entitled ‘Le Baiser’ by the Belgian Surrealist Rene Magritte.
Published in London Bulletin, June 1940.

We are coaching to Wakefield for a tour of
Lee Miller and surrealism in Britain.

Sat Oct. 6th  8.45 am from Maghull Square.  Cost includes return

coach fare               £20

entry  to exhibition  £12 inc £1.00 driver tip.                                   Total £32

Lunch avaliable in cafe on site ,NOT included.

Booking at desk asap  Tuesdays please

John Moores @ The Walker/Biennial 28th September 1.30pm

Hi all, it’s that time again, I can’t believe it’s come along so fast!
The last exhibition for the John Moores Painting Prize at the Walker Art Gallery two years ago was guided expertly by Simon who has once again agreed to do a tour for us.

It’s great to have friends in high places.

Thursday 28th September… at venue 1.15 for 1.30 PM tour

ps. Surprise, Surprise! I like this years winner, now there’s a first.
Booking at desk essential.

Art appreciation – Five @ Kirkby gallery

We are fortunate to have many aspiring artists in our area.

On Saturday 1st September 2018,  we visit

Five at the Kirkby Gallery.

This is the last opportunity to view this one off exhibition.

Meet at the venue  10.15 am for 10.30.am viewing.

Tina has very kindly offered  to come in on her day off, she hopes to have some of the artists attending for added interest.

So,so special, only for our group.

We are so fortunate to have her.

She is such a treasure,.

Book at desk on Tuesdays

Art appreciation – Doubly Fantasy

we have a revised date Wednesday 11th July.

Visit to Museum of Liverpool for the Double Fantasy Exhibition .

Focusing on the life and works of John Lennon & Yoko Ono.  Handwritten lyrics by John on show,  of some of his most famous songs
We have a guided tour booked for 1.30 pm / arrive 1.15 pm  please.

Booking is essential at desk Tuesday

PS at Pierhead Museum

Art Appreciation – June 20th

Stockport Hat Museum  Wednesday 20th 

Amazing titfers plus machinery to boot. So what’s not to like?

Stockport Hat Museum

Lunch at  Art Deco Plaza  cafe NOT included..  selection of Soup/ sandwiches

Visiting Air Raid Shelters PM

cost £20.35

for coach plus entry for both venues inc tea/coffee / biscuits on arrival.

Maghull Sq 8.30 am. booking required at desk Tuesdays.

P.S ladies hats are de rigueur in the day.


Thank you

NEW DATE Monday April 23rd Approaching Thunder visit to Kirkby Gallery Wed 4th 2pm

April is Approaching Thunder, NOT literally I hope.

1940’s British prints and drawings from The HEPWORTH GALLERY WAKEFIELD

free visit , donations always welcome

Tina is doing a talk/tour  of this little gem of a gallery so close to home

meet 1.15 at gallery . names must be given at desk Tuesday


Kirkby has doubled booked us, so we are booking another date

Monday 23rd 1.15 pm

Extra Trip to Harris Gallery. amended item

Harris Gallery Open Exhibition Is amazingly varied ,contentious and totally eclectic.      A must see to start our New Years viewings of local gems.

Saturday January 13th


Due to rail works above  weekend.

A bus will be available . Please check with Mag St to get times

Meet at Ormskirk 10.30 am for 10,40  on to Preston.

Best to buy ticket to Preston at  Maghull stating you want to your ticket to start from Ormskirk.

you can do this in advance to save time on the day

No fee , no tour, just a wander around three large 20171208_183558rooms and be amazed.

small cafe on site

Contact Maureen to reserve place