Events in 2018

Events Calendar for this year

The 2018 events calendar is available here (PDF document).  Unless otherwise specified events listed on this page are restricted to Members of the Company and their personal guests.

wed 29 August—sat 1 September: BSMGP Touring Conference, Oxford

Members of the Company are welcome to attend all BSMGP lectures and events.  The Autumn Touring Conference will be based in New College Oxford and will include visits to College chapels and to churches in South Oxfordshire to view a wealth of important stained glass.  Details and booking information can be found here.



13-16 september: master’s visit to girona

Booking is now open for the Master’s weekend visit to the Catalan city of Girona taking in the Cathedral, the Museum, with its mediaeval glazing table, and a day visit to a vineyard for tastings and lunch. To secure your place please return the booking form with a deposit of £100 per person (the final cost of the trip is estimated to be £440).  Participants will need to make their own arrangements for travelling to and from Girona.  Information on travel options can be found here. The Clerk will be travelling on the 0945 flight from Gatwick to Barcelona  (formerly Iberia but now Vueling) and the 1450 train from there to Girona. Her return journey involves the  1256 train from Girona to Barcelona and the 1725 flight to Gatwick.  Train tickets can be booked here.

Friday 21 september: sheriffs’ ball at guildhall

The Sheriffs invite you to join them down the Rabbit Hole for this Wonderland themed extravaganza in aid of the Lord Mayor’s Appeal. Details are here, and the booking form is here.



Friday 12 october: bsmgp lecture: the peacock lady

Members of the Company are welcome to attend BSMGP lectures and events.  This evening lecture on the work of Theodora Salusbury is given by her great-nephew Andrew Loutit and seeks to widen knowledge of this little known artist, who studied with Christopher Whall and Karl Parsons.  It takes place at the Art Workers Guild in Central London, and there is an optional supper afterwards.  Details are here.


Friday 2 november: Visit to RAF Club

Please save the date for a visit to the RAF Club to hear a talk by Assistant Helen Whittaker about her Window, followed by lunch. Details will follow in due course.