Cultural outings

Outings to places of interest in the local area (in and around Harrow, central London, and occasionally trips further afield) take place monthly - usually meeting at a central public transport starting point, though others may join further along the route


Future visits

Monday 21st October Museum of London Docklands, No1 Warehouse, West India Quay, E14 4AL

to be confirmed - visit to 78 Derngate (charles Rennie Mackintosh house), Northampton



Places visited recently include:

2019/20
Oct - Bletchley Park,The Mansion, Bletchley Park, Sherwood Drive, Bletchley, Milton Keynes  (for satnav use MK3 6DS
Oct - Thames River Police Museum 98 Wapping High St, St Katharine's & Wapping, London E1W 2NE 
Sept - Treasure Hunt in London - depart Harrow on the Hill station

2018/19
June - Royal Airforce Museum, Hendon, Grahame Park Way, NW9 5LL  
May - Pitzhanger Manor, Mattock Lane, Ealing W5 5EQ
May (2nd)  Headstone Manor
April
Mar - Tue 12th   Newport Street Gallery, Newport Street, Vauxhall SE11 6AJ - Cradle of Magic exhibition    
Feb - Mon 18th   Enfield Museum, Dugdale Centre, 39 London Road, Enfield EN2 6DS  Bringing the Walls to Life - The Lanscoon Murals of Broomfield House Revisited
Jan - Thu 24th   Victoria & Albert museum , Cromwell Road, SW7 2RL   history of photography
Dec - Fri 14th  RAF Museum, Colindale (cancelled/postponed)
Nov - Tue 13th  Strawberry Hill House, Twickenham
Oct - Mon 29th  Royal College of Physicians, Regents Park - This vexed question: 500 years of women in medicine
Sep - Tue 18th  Fulham Palace, Bishop's Ave, SW6 6EA and Political Cartoon Gallery, Lower Richmond Road, Putney SW15 1JP

2017/18
June - Design Centre, Kensington High Street - 20th/21st century design
May - V&A Museum, Ocean liners exhibition
Apr - National Portrait Gallery - Birth of Photography
Mar - Piano Nobile gallery, 129 Portland Road, Holland Park, W11 4LW - Vanessa Bell & Duncan Grant exhibition, Omega to Charleston
Feb - Sir John Soane's Museum, Lincoln's Inn Fields WC2A 3BP, Egypt Uncovered exhibition
Jan  - Heath Robinson museum, Pinner Memorial Park
Dec - National Maritime Museum Greenwich, Romney Road, Greenwich SE10 9NF
Nov - House of Illustration gallery, Kings Cross
Oct - William Morris Gallery, Lloyd Park, Walthamstow
Sept - National Army Museum

2016/17
July - Reveley Lodge, 88 Elstree Road, Bushey
June - River Police Museum, Wapping (to be rescheduled)
Mar - Victoria & Albert museum , Cromwell Road, SW7 2RL
Feb - British Library, Euston Road, NW1 - 20th century maps exhibition
Jan - Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising, Notting Hill - 250 years of jigsaws
Dec - Dennis Severs House, 18 Folgate Street, Spitalfields  E1 6BX
Nov - Museum of Childhood, Cambridge Heath Road, Bethnal Green E2 9PA

2015/16
June - Hatfield House and Garden (jointly with gardening group)
May - Ascott house and grounds - LU7 0PR, near Wing, Bucks (jointly with gardening group)
Mar - Queens Chapel and Kings College Chapel
Feb - Dr Johnson's house, 17 Gough Square EC4A 3DE incl Zanzibar exhibition 
Jan - Greenwich
Dec - St Lawrence's Church, Whitchurch Lane, Edgware HA8 6QS
Nov - Harrow School, Harrow on the Hill
Oct - London treasure trail, Monument to Liverpool St
Sept - postponed

2014/15
June - Emirates cable car
Apr - Charles Rennie Mackintosh exhibition, The Architecture Gallery, RIBA, 66 Portland Place, W1B 1AD map
Mar - Cotton to Gold exhibition,  Two Temple Place, WC2R 3BD
Feb - Truth and Memory - British art in the First World War ,   Imperial War Museum ,  Lambeth Road, SE1 6HZ
Jan - Lines in the Ice: Seeking the Northwest PassageBritish Library  96 Euston Road, NW1 2DB
Dec (ii) - Ben Uri Gallery, 108a Boundary Road, NW8 0RH
Dec (i) - Scottish Diaspora tapestry, Corby, Northants
Nov - Fashion and Textile Museum,
Oct - Tower of London, EC3N 4AB

2013/14
Mar - The Bentley Priory Museum (Battle of Britain), Mansion House Drive, Stanmore (use HA7 3HT for satnav)
Feb - A Hive of Industry, Gunnersbury Park Museum, Popes Lane, Brentford, W3
Jan - Bring me Laughter exhibition, Cartoon Museum, 35 Little Russell Street, WC1A 2HH
Nov - Zoroastrians: British Museum of 'Wise Men from the East' and Brunei Gallery 'The Everlasting Flame'
Oct - Osterley House and Park, Jersey Road, Isleworth, TW7 4RD   joint Gardening group,/ Cultural outing
Sept - Worshipful company of Basketmakers exhibition, Guildhall Library, Aldermanbury, EC2V 7HH
June - Orleans House Gallery, Riverside, Twickenham  TW1 3DJ

2012/13
May - Pinner/Eastcote/Ruislip
Apr - London Scottish Regiment museum, 95 Horseferry Road, SW1P 2DX  
Mar - Ruislip and Pinner 
Feb - World Eco Fibre & Textile (WEFT) ArtBrunei Gallery, SOAS, Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, WC1H 0XG 
Jan - Scottish Colourists at Fleming Collection, Berkeley Street, W1,
          and Recital at St Mary at Hill church, St Mary at Hill, Eastcheap, Billingsgate,  EC3R 8EE
Nov - Alexander Fleming museum, St Mary's Hospital, Praed Street Paddington, W2 1NY
Oct - Cuming museum (1906), Old Walworth Town Hall, 151 Walworth Road, Southwark, SE17 1RY
Jun - Hunterian museum,  St Bride's church crypt (and recital),  Goldsmith's Hall

2011/12
May - Fenton House, Burgh House, Hill Garden - Hampstead, NW3 - joint visit with gardening group 
Apr - Bushey MuseumRose Garden and Reveley Lodge ,
Mar -  Cartoon Museum , 35 Little Russell Street, WC1A 2HH - planned, but not visited
         and New London Architecture at 26 Store Street, WC1E 7BT   
Feb - Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road SW7 5BD , incl Scott's last Antarctica expedition
Jan - British Postal Museum & Archive, Freeling House, Phoenix Place  WC1X 0DL 
Dec - Two Temple Place Temple Place WC2R 3BD
Nov - Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge - Vermeer's Women exhibition
Oct - National Portrait Gallery (Victorians), St.Martin's Place WC2H 0HE
        and Florence Nightingale Museum, 2 Lambeth Palace Road, SE1 7EW
Sep - "treasure hunt", London

2010/11
May - Harrow school, Stained Glass exhibition
Apr - Ragged School Museum, 45-50 Copperfield Road, E3 4RR
Feb -  Museum of London, 150 London Wall, EC2Y 5HN
Jan - Victoria & Albert museum , Cromwell Road, SW7 2RL
Nov - British Museum WC1B 3DGA History of the World in 100 Objects exhibition
Oct -  Tithe Barn, Harrow Museum, Headstone Manor, Pinner View, HA2 6PX
Sep - Fulham Palace & gardens, incl exhibition A Passion For Plants - Unique Botanical Photograms by Angela Easterling

2009/10
Mar - Brent MuseumErnest Trobridge, Visionary of the suburbs
Feb - Wellcome Collection and British Library - C19th photographs
Jan - Natural History Museum, incl wildlife photographer of the year exhibition
Nov - British Museum - Staffordshire hoard exhibition
Oct - National Maritime Museum, Greenwich  - North West Passage exhibition
Sep - London Canal Museum, Kings Cross

2008/09
May - Courtauld Gallery , St Clement Danes church , Charles Dickens House
Apr - Goldsmith's Hall, Silver with a pinch of salt exhibition
Mar - Musical Museum, Brentford
Jan - Harrow School tour
Dec - Wallace Collection, incl Cartoons and Coronets (Osbert Lancaster) exhibition
Nov - St John's Gate, Clerkenwell
Nov - Gilda Baron, embroidered landscapes, Etz Chayim gallery, Northwood

2007/08




2006/07


Mar -
Feb -
Jan -
Dec - Geffrye Museum - 20th century rooms decorated for Christmas
Nov - V & A - At home in Renaissance Italy
Oct - Harrow School art gallery
Jul - Hatfield House (cancelled due to very hot weather)
Jun - St Stephen's Walbrook (recital), and Museum of refugees and immigrants, Spitalfields
May - Dulwich Picture Gallery - Winslow Homer, poet of the sea, exhibition
Apr - 2 Willow Road and Keats House

2005/06

Mar -
Feb -
Jan - British Museum - The Staffordshire Hoard, xx
Nov - Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge - The Macclesfield Psalter
Oct - St Magnus - scale model of London Bridge and City Hall
Sep - Queen's House - The Coast Exposed (incl boat trip)
Aug - British Library - incl Hans Christian Anderson exibition
Jul - Chelsea Physic Garden and National Army Museum
Jun - Kensington Palace and Gardens
Apr - St James Garlyckhyth and surrounding area

2004/05
Dec - Silver crypt - Sir John Soane - Degas exhibition
Oct - Bank of England - St Mary's (recital) - Wesley's Chapel
Sept - National Portrait Gallery (women travellers) - Theatre museum - St Paul's, Covent Garden
Aug - Flemyng gallery and Carlyle House
Jun - British Library - Silk Road exhibition
Mar - V&A - Arts & Crafts, Queen Maud's dresses, Flemyng gallery
Feb - Guildhall art gallery - Mansion House

2003/04

Mar -
Feb -
Jan -
Oct 2004 - Bank of England Museum - St Margaret Lothbury -  Wesley's Chapel and house -  Bunhill Fields
Sept 2004 - National Portrait Gallery "Off the Beaten Track: Three centuries of Women Travellers" and Theatre Museum Covent Garden


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Harrow  &  District  Caledonian  Society

offering Scottish activities and friendship in this part of Middlesex/NW London for 90 years