The Romney Society Annual General Meeting will be held on:
Friday 5th April 2019 starting at 11:00 at the Crooklands Hotel, Milnthorpe, LA7 7NW
Following the AGM, Dr. Pieter van der Merwe, retired curator of the Royal Maritime Museums, Greenwich, will speak on ‘18th Century Naval Battles and Great Admirals’.
We are obliged to make the following changes to the final two lectures on the published programme.
On Friday 8 March 2019 The speaker will be Peter Osbourne BA, historian, Artist and Head of School at Blackburn College of Art, is a leading expert on the great wood engraver Thomas Bewick. Peter will speak on ‘Bewick's Beliefs and Vignettes’.
On Friday 5 April 2019 the speaker will be Dr. Pieter van der Merwe, retired curator of the Royal Maritime Museums, Greenwich, lectured to us on marine painting in 2015 and in 2017 showed us around the recently refurbished Queen's House in Greenwich. He will speak on ‘18th century Naval Battles and Great Admirals’.
We hope to see you at the Crooklands Hotel.
The Romney Society visit to Exhibition 19-21st February 2019 The Lost Treasures of Strawberry Hill
Members are invited to participate in a trip to Twickenham 19-21st Feb 2019
19th Feb - travel independently to Twickenham – Train to Euston, transfer via Waterloo to Strawberry Hills station and onto local hotel. The Alexander Pope Hotel is conveniently situated and was used by members on our 2013 trip.
Chairman’s Report Autumn 2018