Visits Previous Visits Anstey Wallpaper Museum (which, strangely, is sited near the Bell Foundry in Loughborough) is planned for February. Canons Ashby, Daventry Wednesday 25th October 2023 A self drive outing, approximately 50 miles, 1 hour drive, satnav: NN11 3SD A beautiful Tudor Manor House with grand rooms, stunning tapestries and Jacobean plasterwork, 18th century gardens and priory church. Please arrive at Canons Ashby at 11.00am, we shall start the day with an outside tour led by David Brown, National Trust guide, weather permitting. In the event of bad weather, David’s talk will be held in the church. The Stables tearoom is available for light lunches, followed by free flow entry to the Manor House in the afternoon. 90-Minute Guided Visit to Wrights Factory, Quorn, Wednesday 6th July 2022 Now that the Pandemic is subsiding, we are resuming our TASC Outings and Visits, albeit starting gradually. As I explained at yesterday’s very successful lecture by John Benjamin, Wrights Fabric & Strap Factory in Quorn have agreed to give us a guided tour with George Wright, Diane’s son. Beaumanor Hall, Woodhouse: Guided Tour and Afternoon Tea 28th November 2019. This pre-Christmas visit was popular and was oversubscribed. Members found the account of how the Hall functioned as part of the Bletchley Park Intelligence Enterprise during WWII to be very interesting. The Manor, Hemmingford Grey, Huntingdonshire Tuesday 11th June 2019, via a coach from The Quorndon Fox leaving at 10 am and returning at 5.30pm. This was well supported, and members enjoyed a most interesting tour of the House in two groups with lunch in the village pub beforehand. Visit to Donington le Heath Manor House, Guided Tour, Thursday 4th April 2019, 11.30 am, self-drive. This was well supported going to a local venue that counts as a bit of a “hidden gem”.
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