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WEDNESDAY 9 MAY 2018


This season's Annual Outing will be to Burton Constable Halll which has a major collection of Thomas Chippendale furniture and fittings. It is taking part in the nationwide Chippendale 300 celebrations.

One of the most fascinating country houses to survive with its historic collections, Burton Constable is a large Elizabethan mansion set in a 300-acre park with thirty rooms open to the public.   The interiors of faded splendour are filled with fine furniture, decorative art, sculpture, a library of 5,000 books and a remarkable 18th century cabinet of curiosities. You can also visit the restored 18th century stables or walk in the parkland   Our time-table for the day will be:
08.10     Coach arrives Linton Memorial Hall
08.30     Depart, taking a country route
10.30     Arrive at Burton Constable Hall
               Coffee and biscuits in the Stables Tea Room.  Comfort break. Walk to The Hall.
11.25     30-minute expert’s introduction to Burton Constable Hall.  Some chairs will be available but if you have a stick seat please bring this with you.
12.15     Cold lunch with hot drinks in The Stables Tearoom. Please advise Pam Kirby of any special food requirements at the bottom of the booking form.
Afterwards return to the Hall for a self-guided tour, culminating with the Chippendale Room where Text Panels will be in place. Alternatively, visit the Stables or wander around the Capability Brown parkland.
16.00     Gather at the coach where Bucks Fizz will be served.
16.30     Departure, returning via M.62
18.15     (approximate) Arrive at Linton Memorial Hall

COST     
£35, including coach, coffee, introduction to the Hall, lunch, Bucks Fizz and driver’s tip.
HHA members £26. Important - you must take your HHA card as proof of membership and sign in at The Café on arrival.

Please complete the Booking Form and return it to Pamela Kirby with your cheque made payable to Linton Antique Society by 6 April.  If you do not hear back, you will be booked on the outing.  Should you have to cancel, please try and find a replacement member and advise Pamela Kirby on 01937 589020 or Judy Cooper, Secretary, on 01133 451815.  If you cannot find a replacement, please let either know as soon as possible.