Some of our favorite companies and people that we love working with.
Art History Abroad, at 30 years old, is becoming part of the furniture; for all of this time they have been making exceptional courses for gap year students and those looking for a constructive summer course. The love of culture is their driving force and art and architecture is what they study from tip to toe in Italy. This is a course in civilisation and the appreciation of the Arts which serves ambitious young men and women well in the conduct of a cultivated life. Students come from every academic background and are taught by brilliant, unstuffy tutors who are experts in their field.
AHA also runs bespoke courses for parents in every major city in Europe. Choose when and where to travel and with whom and at what budget. AHA will organise with you a fantastic programme and send you with an engaging tutor of your own. http://www.arthistoryabroad.com
London 50+ Fashion Week. What a wonderful idea !
Be Happy !
Let's take action for a Happier World http://www.actionforhappiness.org
Art & Culture Travel
Spain has an exceptionally rich cultural history and within Spain, Andalucia captures the vibrancy and variety of this unique culture. Art & Culture Travel run very personal course with numbers limited to a maximum of eight people per course. The courses explore aspects of Spanish culture principally through the history of Art and Architecture in Andalucia, visually bringing it to life, in the stunning environment of a spacious rustic vill located in Gaucin , one of the most beautiful "white" villages in the whole of the region. The courses are led by Dr Jacqueline Cockburn, a specialist in the art, literature and culture of Spain. For more information please visit www.artandculturetravel.com
Dr Jacqueline Cockburn also teaches and runs courses for Christies London Art Circle Part 2 https://www.christies.edu/london/courses/london-art-circle-part-two.aspx
Churchill's Final Farewell.
The State and Private Funeral of Sir Winston Churchill.
The first book ever written with its sole subject the State and Private Funeral of Sir Winston Churchill.
2015 marks the 50th anniversary of Churchill's death and his funeral and 70 years since the death of his
Father, Randolph Churchill who died on the same day as Winston, January 24th, in 1895.
2015 is also the 70th anniversaryof the end of World War Two in which Churchill played such a pivotal role
and the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo and the 600th anniversary of the Battle of Agincourt.
Churchil's Final Farewell is available on Kindle, Kobo, iTunes and epub.
The Chelsea Physic Gardens
Situated in the heart of London, Chelsea Physic Garden has a unique living collection of around 5,000 different edible, useful, medicinal and historical plants. This ‘hidden gem’ is also a peaceful green oasis in which to enjoy a relaxing stroll with an award-winning Café and a Book & Gift Shop.
London’s oldest botanic garden, Chelsea Physic Garden was founded in 1673 by the Worshipful Society of Apothecaries for the purpose of training apprentices in identifying plants. It subsequently became one of the most important centres of botany and plant exchange in the world. Click here to visit their website.
The Sloane Club
Number 52 Lower Sloane Street, started life as part of a handsome late Victoria re development on an old 18th Century site in Chelsea known as Hans Town. The Service Women's Club was founded for service and former lady officers of the Armed Forces in WWII, before becoming The Helena Club for ladies, established in the early 1960's. Gentlemen were admitted during the following decade and by 1976, it had become the Sloane Club. Please also visit the Club Apartments website by clicking on the link.
The London Ladies Club is a proud member of FIWAL The Federation of International Women’s Associations in London an umbrella organization comprising 28 clubs and associations based in London. Its role is to provide a forum for the exchange of information, ideas and expertise between its members organisations. https://fiwal.org.uk/members/
FIWAL members are most welcome to join the members of the London Ladies Club for our programme of activities. We extend the special privilege of Member's price for the Tuesday Talks only. FIWAL members are welcome to join the external Events by paying the non member's price.