Events

Online events for Autumn 2020 and Spring 2021

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There is no charge, but a voluntary donation of £10 would be appreciated via the DONATE button on the Friends website.  Further details are available here on  the Friends’ website.


‘TURNER, ROMANTICISM & THE MODERN WORLD’ TUESDAY  17th NOVEMBER  2020 –  6.00pm to 7.00pm

By Dr  DAVID BELLINGHAM – who will  introduce the forthcoming exhibition at TATE BRITAIN ( 28 October to 7 March)

David is an art historian, author, and Programme Director for the master’s degree in Art Business at Sotheby’s Institute of Art, London

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‘WHAT GARDENS TELL US ABOUT HISTORY’ by Vanessa Berridge MONDAY 7TH DECEMBER 2020 – 6.00pm to 7.00pm

A Talk by Vanessa Berridge – a Garden Historian an internationally published freelance writer whose other books have included Three Generations of Women Gardeners (2019) which won the 2019 Garden Media Guild Garden Book of the Year Award as well as being The launch editor of The English Garden magazine, Vanessa is an internationally published freelance writer. 



‘’THE ART OF INNOVATION – From Enlightenment to Dark Matter’’ The New Book by Sir Ian Blatchford Director of the Science Museum & Dr Tilly Blyth Head of Collections & Principal Curator of the Science Museum. TUESDAY 9TH FEBRUARY 2021 – 7.00pm to 8.00pm 

A Talk by Dr Tilly Blyth – Head of Collections & Principal Curator of the Science Museum.This illustrated modern history of the connections between science and art reveals a new perspective on what that relationship has contributed to the world around us, based on the landmark Radio 4 series, and Science Museum exhibition


 ‘AN AFTERNOON CHARITY BRIDGE DRIVE WITH SUPPER’ SATURDAY 24th APRIL 2021 – TBC

Organised by Tina Ruygrok. A superb opportunity to enjoy another exclusive afternoon of bridge with The Friends of St Anne’s.’ This will be followed by supper and a glass of wine with prizes and raffle which will include the engraved ‘The Friends of St Anne’s Bridge Cup’


THE GEORGIAN VISITOR’ ‘A Vignette of Garden Visiting in the Eighteenth Century’

A Talk by Richard Wheeler – The National Trust Specialist in Garden History. Richard Wheeler now in his 43rd year with the National Trust is now The Trust’s National Specialist in Garden History giving curatorial and historical advice on the Trust’s 133 registered gardens in England, Wales and Northern Ireland


‘THE PERSONALITIES WHO SHAPED THE GUNNERSBURY ESTATE’

A Talk by David Bowler – Chief Executive the Gunnersbury Estate. Gunnersbury Park is a park between ActonBrentfordChiswick and Ealing, West London. Purchased for the nation from the Rothschild family, it was opened to the public by Neville Chamberlain, then Minister of Health, on 21 May 1926. The park is currently jointly managed by Hounslow and Ealing borough councils. A major restoration project funded by the National Lottery was completed in 2018