Wendover Buckinghamshire

Architecture

This Group is nearly full. Contact Convenor if you are interested in joining us.

Purpose

Our focus is the appreciation of architecture of all periods and styles. We enjoy a mix of talks and guided visits organised by members plus the occasional guest speaker. A diary of our activities is maintained: see below for details.

We have had a very busy year. Highlights have included a walking tour of Oxford with a Green Badge guide, a visit to a medieval timber framed thatched building, an architectural tour of the Royal Albert Hall and the Royal Courts of Justice as well as a visit to the rejuvenated Kings Cross area of London.

Members are very welcome to put forward ideas and themes for meetings which can be explored further. In the forthcoming months we will have a talk on Workhouses and learn about electricity from waste at Greatmoor EFW near Calvert as well as a session on "the good, the bad and the ugly" buildings we see around us. Various visits and themes are planned for 2020 and include a visit to the Garden Museum in Lambeth and a stunning private garden near Amersham that has featured in magazines.

Where and When

We meet from 2.00 p.m. until 4.00pm on the fourth Tuesday of the month. Coffee/tea and biscuits are provided. Our meeting venue is The Union Chapel, School Lane, Weston Turville, HP22 5SE.

When we make visits to buildings, we might take the train to London or arrange lifts for everyone who wishes to go if the visit is difficult by public transport. Some visits will be self guided and others will have guides for which there is usually a fee. Members must be fit enough to participate if they sign up for a visit.

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