Current Visits & Events

Private Invitation to an Open House, Wednesday 12th June 2019
Donald and Madeleine Main have very kindly offered to open their house in Alverton for the rest of us to have the opportunity to view their eclectic art collection on 12th June. Jack Pender paintings are the jewels among the fleet of local artists’ work but there are also many interesting national and international works. Numbers will necessarily be restricted and there will be a morning and an afternoon tranche visiting their handsome house and gardens in Penzance. There are now just 2 morning  slots remaining so please sign up at the lecture or email here .

South West Area have arranged  fascinating a visit to 5 important houses and gardens in Northamptonshire, including Althorp and Boughton  ‘The English Versailles’
The trip runs from 29th August until 3rd September and includes the hotel, all meals and transport to and from Taunton. Click  here for full detailed information about this trip.

Vineyard Summer Party, Thursday July 11th 2019 6.30pm


We are delighted to let you know that our annual summer party will be held at Polgoon Vineyard in Penzance. If you haven’t been to this party before, then we recommend you don’t miss it.
Tickets are just £5 to include a free drink and delicious canapes but please buy them at the lecture or here so we can organise the catering.



Devon art visit, Thursday 26th September 2019

We have now arranged a visit on Thursday 26th September to see the fabulous collection of paintings that Cornish art historian Dr. David Tovey has acquired during his lifetime. David lives just over the Devon border and we are planning a morning visit followed by lunch at the Lakeside Café which is on the shore of Roadford Lake – more details here Tickets  which include tea/coffee and biscuits are £6 and may be booked at the lecture.


If you want to get in touch, please email  here