Upcoming events

Painted Ceiling Tour

Date: September 8, 2018

Time: 10.20 am

Location: Royal Naval College, Greenwich

This trip is now full. If you have signed up, please make sure that Kay has your email address.

Booked for 10.20 am on Saturday 8th September.

Cost:  £10 or £5 if Art Pass. Please pay Kay at July meeting.

September meeting – Capoeira

Date: September 20, 2018

Time: 7.30pm

Location: Trinity School, Taunton Road, SE12

Ever wondered what the Brazilian martial art Capoeira was all about? Our instructor will be throwing a few moves and teaching us some. Dress flexible!

October meeting – A treasure trove of images

Date: October 18, 2018

Time: 7.30pm

Location: Trinity School, Taunton Road, SE12

Tom Gillmor from Blackheath’s Mary Evans Picture Library talks about the collection

Victoria and Albert Museum Trip – European Galleries

Date: November 3, 2018

Time: 11am and 1pm (TBC)

Location: Victoria and Albert Museum

Guided tour of European Galleries of V & A with Hilary Gaster. 2 groups of 15 people. Cost £6 per person for tour (entrance to V & A is free).

The tour is through the ‘new’ European Galleries which opened in February 2016, after four years creative effort.  They begin  with magnificent Catholic Baroque, look at the Protestant Netherlands, then lighter Rococo styles and finally Neo-Classicism.  On the way we look at Cabinets of Curiosities and the rise of the great ceramic factories of Meissen and Sevres. Please wear comfortable shoes as we cover a lot of ground! Sign up at September and October meetings. See link for more details.

 

November meeting – Have your cake….

Date: November 15, 2018

Time: 7.30pm

Location: Trinity School, Taunton Road, SE12

with Jane Beedle, finalist from the 2017 Great British Bake Off, who will talking about how she got to Bake Off from running a gardening business, the Bake Off experience and since. She’ll also show off a quick cake icing technique

December meeting – Christmas Party

Date: December 13, 2018

Time: 7.30pm

Location: Trinity School, Taunton Road, SE12

Please note this is not the third Thursday of month as it falls too close to Christmas.

January meeting – Ukulele

Date: January 17, 2019

Time: 7.30pm

Location: TBC

A musical start to the New Year With Maxine Haffner

February meeting – Craftism – Sarah Corbett

Date: February 28, 2019

Time: 7.30pm

Location: TBC

Please note this is 4th Thursday of the month due to half term at venue.

Sarah Corbett is the founder of Craftivist Collective, a social enterprise which uses the technique of craftivism – combining craft and activism[1] – to engage people in social justice issues “in a quiet, non-confrontational manner involving pretty, handcrafted gestures of defiance.”[2]

She wrote A Little Book of Craftivism which was published in 2013,[3][4] and How To Be A Craftivist, published in 2017.

March Meeting – Linda Donnelly – Humanist Celebrant

Date: March 21, 2019

Time: 7.30pm

Location: TBC

April Meeting – Botanical Pharmacy

Date: April 25, 2019

Time: 7.30pm

Location: Trinity School, Taunton Road, SE12

Please note that this is 4th Thursday of month as 3rd Thursday falls during Easter Holiday when Trinity is not available

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