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DateVisit
20 November 2019London Postal Museum - guided tour and underground train ride
15 October 2019The British Library and the Wellcome Collection
26 September 2019Henry Moore Studios and Gardens, Perry Green, Herts
18 June 2019Fishbourne Roman Palace and the Weald and Downland Open Air Museum, Sussex
27 May 2019Visit to Stanley Picker House, Kingston upon Thames
10 April 2019Cambridge: New Hall Art Collection, The Fitzwilliam Museum and Kettle's Yard: two day visit
08 March 2019Music, Markets and Multicultural London: a Brixton morning walk followed by lunch at The Clink, HMP Brixton
22 January 2019London Transport Museum, Acton
22 November 2018The Bombay Sapphire Distillery and Whitchurch Silk Mill, Hants
18 October 2018Turner's House, Sandycombe Lodge, Twickenham
28 September 2018Apsley House and Wellington Arch
02 July 2018Fine Arts Tour to Yorkshire
19 June 2018Ightham Mote and Knole, Kent
11 April 2018Highgate Cemetery
15 March 2018Ashmolean Museum, Oxford
22 January 2018Cinema Museum, Kennington
02 December 2017Houses of Parliament, Westminster
17 October 2017Historic Rotherhithe and Brunel Museum
15 September 2017Watts Gallery
01 June 2017The Globe Theatre Tour and Matinee
18 May 2017Stanley Picker House
26 April 2017Bletchley Park
13 March 2017Deutsche Bank Art Collection
23 February 20172 Temple Place and The Courtauld Gallery
11 January 2017BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, The Neasden Temple
10 November 2016Brookwood Cemetery and The Lightbox, Woking
15 October 2016Historic Bermondsey Walk
21 September 2016Stanley Spencer Gallery, Cookham and Nuffield Place
28 June 2016Ightham Mote and Scotney Castle
18 May 2016Stanley Picker House
20 April 2016Winchester & Hospital of St. Cross
15 March 2016Evening Musical Tour of Charterhouse
23 February 2016The Foundling Museum and Charles Dickens Museum
02 December 2015The Geffrye Museum of the Home
02 November 2015City of London Walk and visit to St Bride's Church
24 September 2015The Red House and Eltham Palace
01 April 2015Stanley Picker House
25 February 2015Blenheim Palace
21 January 2015Royal Opera House
20 November 2014Leighton House and Linley Sambourne Museum
21 October 2014The National Portrait Gallery
07 October 2014Stanley Picker House and Collection
25 September 2014The Cathedral and Abbey Church of St. Alban and Chenies Manor
14 July 2014Summer Social - Tamesis Club, Teddington
06 March 2014Visit to Tate Britain: Modern Prints and drawings
06 February 2014Visit to the Royal Society for Asian Affairs: Indian Miniatures, Tibetan Thangkas and other Items of interest from the Region
14 January 2014Visit to William Morris House and Waltham Abbey
05 December 2013Visit to the Courtauld Institute: Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Drawings and prints
11 November 2013London Walk around the Middle Temple
07 November 2013Visit to Tate Britain: Golden Age of Watercolours 1753 – 1850
10 October 2013Visit to Stanley Picker House
17 September 2013London Walk around King’s Cross and St Pancras

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London Postal Museum - guided tour and underground train ride
Wednesday 20 November 2019

Discover the secrets of mail distribution at The Postal Museum in London.  Journey back in time through the original tunnels and station platforms of London's 100-year-old postal railway.  Take a ride on Mail Rail (a miniature train) and experience 15 minutes of immersive underground exploration deep under The Royal Mail's Mount Pleasance.  

In a separate building across Phoenix Square, there will be a Guided Tour of the Museum's Exhibition which will give us the opportunity to explore the history of one of the greatest of British inventions, the post – the beginnings of the earliest social network.  Some of the surprising exhibits range from cryptic Victorian Valentine cards to a lion encountered on Salisbury Plain.