blackheath arts

For further information on all Visits please contact Janice Brook0208 856 7271 & 07910 342683







                                                  Thursday 30th August 2018


                                    Spend the day soaking up the ambience

                                   in the beautiful grounds of CLIVEDEN,

                                      former home of the Astor family,

                                scene of the infamous Profumo affair,

                                  now given the royal touch by the new

                              Duchess of Sussex.


Our visit includes a 30 minute guided tour of the ground floor of the mansion, and an optional 1 hour boat trip along the River Thames.



COST: National Trust Members £35 coach, tour and grounds. 

Include River Cruise:  £46.50


COST:  Non NT members:  £47 coach, grounds & tour. 

Include River Cruise:  £58.50





10.30 to approx. 12.30.


Wednesday 5 September & Wednesday 7 November

Each walk will be limited to 10 members.

The second walk will only be confirmed once the first is full.



Jonathan’s Description:  A guided walking tour around three Inns of Court,

with rambling stories (some true) about Charles Dickens, Sweeney Todd, Dr Johnson,

 egg-chucking, secrets underground (some alive, some dead),

Shakespeare, Knights Templar (absolutely no reference to Dan Brown), Newgate knocker, Victorian pornography, Oranges & Lemons, wedding cakes,

Burke & Hare and more; plus legal anecdotes (rather fewer true) tuned to your choice.




COST: Jonathan Causer, a retired Barrister specialising in criminal law, is generously leading this walk without charge.  To support the Society we are requesting a donation of £10 which will also cover your coffee.





                                             TO BOOK, PLEASE CONTACT OUR VISITS SECRETARY, JANICE BROOKE

                                          at Lectures or via e mail or

                                     phone 07910 342683 or 0208 856 7271