Art Appreciation

Viewing Northern Quarter Art

Convenor: Beverley Robinson, 0161 691 0963 – email:

Venue and Time/Date: This Group meets on the fourth Wednesday of each month.  Normal meeting time is 11am,  but may vary according to venue to be visited.  Group will visit art galleries and similar places in the area to learn about and enjoy together things of artistic value.

The programme for 2018/19 is shown below but further details re times and costs will be emailed to members a couple of weeks beforehand. But would the person organising the tour also please research a suitable place where we can all meet for refreshments afterwards as an opportunity to chat about what we have seen.

Please contact Beverley for more details if interested.


Art Appreciation Programme 2018/19
Date Venue Leader
26 September Ordsall Hall – Royal Academy exhibition Beverley
24 October Jewish Museum, meeting at 10.45am Carole
28 November The Lowry – “Lowry and the Pre-Raphaelites” Frances
December No meeting
23 January The Hat Museum, Stockport Janet
27 February The Lowry – Royal Academy collection of Lowry art David
27 March Piece Hall, Halifax Linda
24 April Elizabeth Gaskell house/Victoria Baths –  (please note we will be meeting at 11.30am) Irene & Christine
22 May Walking tour of Salford or Manchester (TBA) Beverley
26 June Walker Art Gallery Beverley
24 July Central Art Gallery,  Ashton under Lyne Eileen
28 August Rochdale Town Hall Sue
25 September Planning meeting – venue TBA
27 November Bolton Museum, meet @ 10.45 for 11am tour Carole


Art Appreciation Programme 2020
Date Venue Leader
23 January Salford Art Gallery, 11am Frances
26 February Astley Mining Museum, 11am Ann
25 March Lytham Hall, time TBA Janet
22 April Macclesfield Silk Museum Irene
27 May Walking tour of Salford, time TBA Beverley
24 June Tameside Museum, 11am Linda W
22 July Portico Library, 11am Linda C
26 August Bury Art Museum, time TBA Eileen
23 September Planning meeting – venue TBA Beverley
28 October Leeds Uni (M&S Archives), 2pm Marjorie
25 November Chethams Library, time TBA Kath

2017/18 Art Appreciation programme