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N.B. Reservations for events in Britain must be made by emailing
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Irvington, NY Tour
June 11th, 2016
$195 for AFGG members
$220 for non-members

We will be visiting Irvington, NY, the beautiful Village on the Hudson River named after Washington Irving, the great stroyteller. We have a selection of unique homes not open to the public: "Sunnyslopes", "Italania", "The Octagon", and "Nevis" (former home of James Hamilton.) Lunch will be at a riverside restaurant, with panoramic views of the river down to the George Washington bridge and the Manhattan skyline. As many of you know, our out-of-town trips book quickly. Don't miss out on this wonderful way to start your summer.

The bus will leave NYC at 8:30 a.m. from 72nd St. & Park Avenue, returning to NYC around 6:00 p.m. If you plan to drive contact us at the office, (212) 991-9191 for parking details.

The Players Preservation Fund
Cocktail event honoring New York Preservationists
June 14th, 2016, 6:00 – 9:00
No charge, but reservations required by clicking here

The Players Preservation Fund invites you to be our guest for a cocktail event honoring New York Preservationists. Visit our beautiful Stanford White clubhouse, sit on our terrace, have a glass of wine and have a tour highlighting our unique history. Meet others who are dedicated to historic preservation (through architecture, art and restoration,) and enjoy Gramercy Park. More information is available at The Players Preservation Fund.

The New York British-American Societies'
Annual Summer Garden Party

Wednesday, July 13th, 6:00 – 8:30
Union Theological Seminary
3041 Broadway (at West 121st Street)
Includes a full open bar (with Pimm's!) & hors d'oeuvres

Tickets are $55 per person. Click here to purchase tickets online, or send a check, payable to The Saint George's Society, to 216 East 45th Street, Suite 901, New York, NY 10017

The Architectural Legacy of the Early Hanoverians
Lecture and Reception
Thursday, September 22nd at 6:00 pm
Sotheby's Institute of Art
570 Lexington Avenue, 6th Fl.
$45 for AFGG members
$20 for American Young Georgians

This lecture, by Dr. Wolf Burchard will explore the little known architectural patronage of the first two Georgian monarchs. The Hanoverians had a great variety of palaces, castle and hunting lodges both in Britain and Germany. Whilst not as sumptuous as the palaces of Versailles, Vienna or Berlin, the Georgian residences reflected the new monarchs' understanding of the differences between the British monarchy and the absolute ones on the continent.

Dr. Wolf Burchard is the Paul Mellon/Royal Oak Furniture Research Curator at the National Trust in London and a Trustee of the Georgian Group. He was Curatorial Assistant at the Royal Collection from 2009-2014 and co-curator of The First Georgians: Art & Monarchy, 1714-1760 (The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace, 2014), which marked the tercentenary of the Hanoverian Succession.

Great Houses & Gardens of the Welsh Borders
A Tour for American Friends of the Georgian Group
October 17th – 21st, 2016
Tour is fully booked, but there is a waiting list.
Contact AFGG office for details.

This exclusive tour offers the opportunity to visit many private country houses while residing in one, Weston Park, the former home of the Earl of Bradford. Family treasures acquired over generations which are still in Weston Park included significant paintings such as a room with walls covered in Van Dyck portraits, another room with walls covered in 18th century Gobelins tapestries, collections of oriental and European ceramics, exquisite furniture supplied by Chippendale and others. All these and more will be yours to enjoy during our exclusive visit. Famous ‘Capability’ Brown advised on the landscape at Weston in the 18th century and this has undergone restoration in celebration of the tercentenary of his birth in 2016 and will be part of our study. Each day other stately homes will be privately visited, some such as Willey Park and Oakley Park reflecting fascinating changes made by current heirs to adapt to living in historic houses today. After our days of sightseeing we return to Weston Park to perhaps enjoy a drink by the fire in the library before our gourmet candlelit dinner. Gareth Williams, Curator of the Weston Park collections, will be our exceptional guide throughout this unforgettable tour which begins and ends in London.
A detailed trip brochure is available by clicking here.

Annual General Meeting and Reception
The Baker House
67 East 93rd Street
Thursday, December 8, 6:00 – 8:00

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