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Sunday, 14 August 2016

Walbrook Art Club programme

Walbrook Art Club Advent programme

This year's Walbrook Art Club Advent programme will be themed on the faith inspired work by the Pre-Raphaelites. There will be lectures on three Wednesday afternoons starting from 13:00pm at St Stephen Walbrook as usual, from 30th November to 21st December 2016.

Dharshan Thenuwara will be giving all three lectures:
  • Wednesday 30th November 2016 ... William Morris and his faith inspired art work
  • Wednesday 7th December 2016 ... Burne Jones and his religious art
  • Wednesday 21st December 2016 ... The Pre-Raphaelite brotherhood religious pictures
Please note that there is no lecture on 14th December 2016.

All above lectures are free but voluntary donations directly to St Stephens welcomed. Please RSVP directly to:

To complement this year's Advent Lectures a series of special tours related to the lectures have been
organised at 1 Red House, Bexleyheath, William Morris's house at Red House Lane, Bexleyheath. A National Trust property. Nearest station Bexleyheath, Kent. Zone 6. Please bring your National Trust or Art fund cards for free entry. Pre booking with Dharshan Thenuwara essential -
  • Wednesday 14th September, 2016 - Meet 12 to 12.30pm for 13.00 start. 
  • Saturday 17th September 2016 - Meet at 14.00 for 14.30 start at Red House.
  • Wednesday 21st September 2016 at Red House - Meet 12 to 12.30pm for 13.00 start.
Above tours to last approximately 2 hours. Property closes 5pm. Guided tour of house and garden by Dharshan Thenuwara who is a NT guide at Red House. There is a café and lavatories on site.

Walbrook Art Society National Gallery Tours 2016

In addition to the above Darshan will also give guided tours at the National Gallery to Walbrook Art Club members on:
  • Monday 10th October, 12 noon
  • Tuesday 18th October, 12 noon
  • Friday 21st October, 12 noon
  • Saturday 22nd October, 2.00pm
Please RSVP directly to

Art exhibitions at St Stephen Walbrook

London Ablaze: the Glass Sellers' Great Fire Schools Project exhibition: 

As part of celebrations to mark the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire, the Worshipful Company of Glass Sellers has chosen 10 London secondary schools each to design a piece of glass artwork on the theme of the Great Fire, in collaboration with a leading contemporary glass artist. The ten works are also being judged and the winner will be announced at a reception in the Church on the evening of Thursday 1st September.

commission4mission's 'Reflection' exhibition:Tuesday 6th – Friday 16th September (Weekdays 10am – 4pm, Weds 11am – 3pm)
An exhibition reception (6.30pm) and commission4mission’s AGM (5.30pm) will be held on Tuesday 6 September. This is commission4mission’s fourth group exhibition in the setting of St Stephen Walbrook.

The Shadow of Angels - Kim Poor, Monday – Friday 10.00am – 4.00pm 3rd – 29th October
Brazilian artist Kim Poor will exhibit a series of paintings in various mediums, including her unique technique of glass fused on steel plate. She is based in London and Rio de Janeiro and her work has been exhibited worldwide. The theme of the exhibition, which is curated by Edward Lucie-Smith, is the universal appeal of angels and their presence and significance in our lives.

National Society of Painters, Sculptors & Printmakers, Monday 21st November – Friday 2nd December, Monday – Friday 10.00am – 4.00pm

The second group show by National Society artists to be held at St Stephen Walbrook. The National Society was formed in 1930 to meet a growing desire among artists of every creed and outlook for an annual exhibition in London, which would embrace all aspects of art under one roof, without prejudice or favour to anyone.


Christina Rossetti - None Other Name.

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