One January day, two Wirral galleries

The day trip to the Wirral, to the Williamson Art Gallery and Museum in Birkenhead and the Lady Lever Art Gallery in Port Sunlight was voted another success, a visit to two very different galleries. The Williamson Art Gallery – like many others – is showing the effects of changed financial circumstances, in contrast to …

Inspirational Coventry, Autumn 2019

Coventry’s Herbert Art Gallery and Cathedral are next door to each other, giving us more than enough to fill the autumn galleries day trip without going farther afield (unless you wanted to). Like most city galleries, The Herbert has an art collection which is a reflection of purchases over many years which combine local interests …

Wolverhampton and Worcester Art Galleries Trip: 8th June

Setting off in a downpour for our summer galleries day trip made us glad we weren’t heading for the coast this year. Both cities’ galleries were new for most if not all of the group, and both were simply a treat. Wolverhampton Art Gallery had 4 galleries plus their vast staircase given over to long-term …

Our Annual Gallery Weekend 2019: Bristol and so much more!

With the weather seemingly set fair for the whole weekend, some 35 members and friends boarded the Longmynd coach for our Annual Gallery Weekend, to be based this year in the very comfortable and centrally situated Mercure Holland House Hotel in Bristol. Much of Friday was spent in Gloucester, exploring the restored area around The …