Tunbridge Wells Museum ad Finchcocks

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 09.15am
Train departs for Tunbridge Wells

10.30am
Coffee 

11.00am
Visit to the Tunbridge Wells Museum and Art Gallery to see the Camden collection of portraits

Tunbridge Wells became popular as a spa from the late seventeenth century onwards at the same time as Tunbridge ware became fashionable for gifts and souvenirs of which the Museum has an unrivalled collection. The Camden portraits, representing three generations of the family, include fine works by Batoni, Reynolds, Gainsborough, Dance, Lawrence and Beechey.

12.15pm
Coach departs for Finchcocks, Goudhurst

1.00pm
Lunch at Finchcocks

2.00pm
Private visit to Finchcocks to view the house and its historical keyboard collection

Finchcocks is a fine early Georgian manor house in a beautiful unspoilt setting. It houses Richard Burnett’s celebrated collection of early keyboard instruments, many of which are in full working order and will be played during the tour.

4.00pm
Tea and visit to the Pleasure Gardens exhibition.

5.39pm
Train departs for London (arriving  6.34pm)

Meeting Place
Charing Cross Station