Itinerary for the May Visit
Friday 19 May
18.00pm The Montesson coach party arrives at Christchurch, Upper High Street. There is parking across the road.
Welcome drinks reception.
Dinner with hosts.
Saturday 20 May
9.00am The French coach will leave Lord William’s Upper School (coach park) for The Wallace Collection promptly. Please collect picnic from Linda before you enter the bus.
10.45am Arrive at The Wallace Collection, London. The Wallace Collection is a national museum in an historic London town house. In 25 galleries are unsurpassed displays of French 18th-century painting, furniture and porcelain with superb Old Master paintings and a world class armoury.
11.00am Unguided tour of galleries. From 11:30 to 12:30 there is a a free tour called “Highlights Tour” but tour numbers are strictly limited to 25 people per tour. If there are places available collect a badge from the Information Desk to secure a place on the tour.
13.00 Picnic at Paddington Street Gardens. 600m, 7min walk. Weather permitting.
14:00 to16.00 Free time to shop, have afternoon tea etc
16:00 Meet by The Wallace Collection Museum, then return to Thame.
18.00 Hosts to collect guests outside the Town Hall. Dinner with hosts
Sunday 21 May
12:00 pm Reception and lunch at the Three Horseshoes at Towersey.
The coach will be parked on the recreation ground as usual. Please load luggage on to the coach at 12.00 before going down to the Three Horseshoes.
14:00pm The French coach leaves.
Useful numbers & Addresses:
Linda 07805 229556 Address: Linda, 21 Maple Road, Thame, OX9 2BH
Address: Wallace Collection, Hertford House, Manchester Square, Marylebone, London W1U 3BN
Driver Accommodation,Travel Lodge Thame, A418, Thame OX9 3SB
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