Victorian Society events are publicised to members below and in the 'Blue Sheet' with our mailings in February, June and October. Some require booking, others you can just turn up on the day.
For events organised by our regional groups, please see the regional group pages:
We're always looking for volunteers to put on events for us. Please contact our Events Administrator for more information.
Thursday 11 June 10:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Led by Alan Jeffries, a member of Hastings Local History Society. Hastings, a town forever linked to the Battle which didn’t take place there, has had a rollercoaster ride throughout the ages. Originally a prominent Anglo-Saxon town and one of King Alfred’s burghs, it was one of the most important Cinque ports in the South East. After catastrophic events in...
Price for single attendee: £50.00Booking available
Wednesday 17 June 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Led by Ken Powell, we begin our summer evening visit at St Mary’s, Bourne Street, a short walk from Sloane Square - a simple 1870s mission church strikingly enlarged and enriched between the wars, notably with a major addition by HS Goodhart-Rendel, to become a renowned and richly furnished Anglo-Catholic shrine. We go on to the Chelsea Barracks site to...
Price for single attendee: £18.00Booking available
Tuesday 23 June 10:45 AM to 5:30 PM
In the morning we will visit the Stained Glass Museum, Ely, with an in-depth tour of the unrivalled late 19th- and early 20th-century stained glass in the museum’s collection, both on display and in store. Led by the museum’s Curator, Dr Jasmine Allen, the tour will focus on key works made in this period, many under the influence of the Arts...
Price for single attendee: £55.00Sold out
Saturday 04 July 2:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Led by Peter Howell.The Catholic church of St Francis, Pottery Lane, Notting Hill, was built by Henry Clutton in 1859-60 but its importance is due to its having been crucial in the career of JF Bentley, who when working for Clutton was commissioned to design the altar of St John. Many further commissions encouraged him to set up on his...
Price for single attendee: £16.00