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DateTrip
25 July 2017VISIT TO THE SUNBURY EMBROIDERY GALLERY
26 July 2017SECOND VISIT TO THE SUNBURY EMBROIDERY GALLERY
03 August 2017A WALK EXPLORING THE REGENCY STYLE STREETS, SQUARES AND CRESCENTS OF BELGRAVIA
16 August 2017A SECOND BELGRAVIA WALK

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VISIT TO THE SUNBURY EMBROIDERY GALLERY
Tuesday 25 July 2017

Cost: £8 (including tea and cake)   Maximum No. 12

Originally conceived in the mid-1990’s the Sunbury Millennium Embroidery became a unique project which epitomised all that was best in the community of Lower Sunbury.  The project only succeeded because of the extraordinary support it received from Sunbury residents, some of whom embroidered the remarkable work and many who have been loyal friends over the years.

Many landmark moments have arisen, achieving the cover of Country Life magazine in 2000, the visit of The Queen in 2001, an exhibition at the House of Commons in 2002 and the first performance of the Embroidery Suite in 2006, together with many fundraising events.

The Gallery was opened in 2016.  We shall have a short talk followed by afternoon tea, after which there will be time to enjoy a walk in the historic award winning Walled Garden, which was built in the early part of the 18th century to accompany a large mansion built on the site.

Meet in the main concourse of Kingston station no later than 1 pm for a short walk to the bus station in time to catch the 216 bus.  The talk will start at 2 pm.