Events

The Georgian Group organises a wide range of member events including lectures, walking tours and country visits. The current season’s events are listed on this page.

Our evening lectures at 6 Fitzroy Square are open to both members and non-members – doors open at 6.15pm, lectures start at 6.30pm. Most other events run by the Georgian Group require membership to attend (unless otherwise noted in the listing).

All bookings must be made online via the website. If you have any questions please contact the office on 020 7529 8920.

All bookings are subject to our Terms & Conditions – please read through before purchasing any tickets. 

Current Events

september

wed11sep11:00 amwed3:00 pmFeaturedVisit: Wilbury Park, Wiltshire11:00 am - 3:00 pm Wilbury Park, Newton TonyBook now

thu12sepAll DayFeaturedChilterns Country Visit: Hampden House and Adwell HouseLed by Andrew Wells(All Day: thursday) Book now

tue17sep6:30 pmLecture: Reconstructing the Georgian London Town House: Buildings and CollectionsLecture by Professor Kate Retford6:30 pm The Georgian Group, 6 Fitzroy Square, FitzroviaBook now

sat28sepAll DayFeaturedSymposium: 'Embroidered with dust and mortar': Women and Architecture, 1660-1840(All Day: saturday) The Society of Antiquaries, Burlington House, PiccadillyBook now

october

wed02oct6:30 pmLecture: 'Tasteful, Effective and Original': the taste for innovation and tradition in wallpaper designs revealed by the Cowtan & Sons Order BooksLecture by Dr Wendy Andrews6:30 pm The Georgian Group, 6 Fitzroy Square, FitzroviaBook now

tue08oct6:30 pmLecture: Wanstead House: East London's Lost PalaceLecture by Dr Hannah Armstrong6:30 pm The Georgian Group, 6 Fitzroy Square, FitzroviaBook now

wed16octAll DayFeaturedStudy Day: Understanding Stone Cantilevered Stairs(All Day: wednesday) Portico Rooms, Somerset House, London, WC2R 1LABook now

mon21oct6:30 pmYG Talk: George Augustus Selwyn: Collector, Politician and WitLecture by Richard Selwyn Sharpe6:30 pm The Georgian Group, 6 Fitzroy Square, FitzroviaBook now

tue22oct6:30 pmLecture: William BlakeLecture by Martin Myrone6:30 pm The Georgian Group, 6 Fitzroy Square, FitzroviaBook now

november

mon11nov6:30 pmYG Talk: Sarah Churchill, Duchess of MarlboroughLecture by Ophelia Field6:30 pm The Georgian Group, 6 Fitzroy Square, FitzroviaBook now

tue19nov6:30 pmLecture: Financial Revolutionaries: The Child Collection at Osterley ParkLecture by John Chu6:30 pm The Georgian Group, 6 Fitzroy Square, FitzroviaBook now

tue26nov6:30 pmLecture: How Animals Shaped Georgian LondonLecture by Dr Thomas Almeroth-Williams6:30 pm The Georgian Group, 6 Fitzroy Square, FitzroviaBook now

Past Events

july 2019

fri05julAll DayTown Visit: LancasterLed by Dr John Martin Robinson(All Day: friday) Book now

june 2019

thu20junAll DaySOLD OUT - Study Day: Wentworth WoodhouseSpecial members study day(All Day: thursday) Wentworth Woodhouse, Wentworth, Rotherham S62 7TQBook now

wed19jun12:00 amSOLD OUT London Visit: Pitzhanger Manor and GalleryPitzhanger Manor and Gallery12:00 am Pitzhanger Manor, Mattock Ln, London, W5 5EQBook now

fri14junAll DaySOLD OUT - Somerset Country Visit: The Chantry and Combe Hay ManorThe Chantry and Combe Hay Manor(All Day: friday) Book now

wed12junAll DayBuckinghamshire Country Visit: Chilton House and Claydon HouseChilton House and Claydon House(All Day: wednesday) Book now

tue11jun6:30 pmSOLD OUT - Lecture: The Americans who saved the British Country HouseLecture by Clive Aslet6:30 pm The Georgian Group, 6 Fitzroy Square, FitzroviaBook now

thu06jun11:00 amLondon Walk: Tower Hill to BanksideLed by Stephen Bull11:00 am Book now

wed05junAll DaySOLD OUT - SPECIAL MEMBERS EVENT: Boughton House(All Day: wednesday) Boughton House, Geddington Rd, Kettering, NN14 1BJBook now

may 2019

mon13may6:30 pmYoung Georgians Talk: The Importance of Bad Manners in 18th-century life and literatureLecture by Lynette White6:30 pm The Georgian Group, 6 Fitzroy Square, FitzroviaBook now

thu02may11:00 amLondon Walk: Tower Hill to Ratcliffe HighwayLed by Stephen Bull11:00 am Book now

april 2019

tue16apr6:30 pmSix Georgian Cities lecture: DerbyLecture by Maxwell Craven MBE6:30 pm Art Workers' Guild, 6 Queen Square, WC1N 3ATBook now

thu11apr11:00 amLondon Walk: Angel to FarringdonLed by Stephen Bull11:00 am Book now

tue09apr6:30 pmSix Georgian Cities lecture: BristolLecture by Andrew Foyle6:30 pm Art Workers' Guild, 6 Queen Square, WC1N 3ATBook now

tue09apr12:00 amLondon Walk: Clapham CommonLed by Sinclair Johnston12:00 am Book now

tue02apr6:30 pmSix Georgian Cities lecture: ExeterLecture by Dr Rosemary Yallop6:30 pm Art Workers' Guild, 6 Queen Square, WC1N 3ATBook now

march 2019

wed27marAll DayEvent CancelledCANCELLED - Study Day: Burton Constable HallSpecial study day(All Day: wednesday) Burton Constable Hall, Burton Constable, Skirlaugh, Hull HU11 4LNBook now

tue26mar6:30 pmLecture: Mary WollstonecraftLecture by Claire Tomalin6:30 pm The Georgian Group, 6 Fitzroy Square, FitzroviaBook now

thu21marAll DaySOLD OUT - Somerset Country Visit: Barford Park and Hatch CourtBarford Park and Hatch Court(All Day: thursday) Book now

tue19mar6:30 pmSix Georgian Cities: Bury St EdmundsLecture by Caroline Knight6:30 pm Art Workers' Guild, 6 Queen Square, WC1N 3ATBook now

mon18mar6:30 pmFrom the Patriotic to the Exotic: An Anecdotal History of Georgian Art and ArchitectureLecture by Dan Cruickshank6:30 pm The Georgian Group, 6 Fitzroy Square, FitzroviaBook now

thu14marAll DaySOLD OUT - Dorset Country Visit: Shute House and Chettle HouseShute House and Chettle House(All Day: thursday) Book now

tue12mar6:30 pmSix Georgian Cities lecture: NottinghamLecture by Pete Smith6:30 pm Art Workers' Guild, 6 Queen Square, WC1N 3ATBook now

thu07mar10:30 amLondon Walk: Wapping Wall to LimehouseLed by Stephen Bull10:30 am Book now

wed06mar10:30 amVisit: George Jackson Ltd, SurreyLed by Andrew Wells10:30 am George Jackson Limited, 19 Kimpton Park Way, Sutton SM3 9BWBook now

tue05mar6:30 pmFeaturedLecture: The Birth of Modern TheatreLecture by Dr Norman Poser 6:30 pm The Georgian Group, 6 Fitzroy Square, FitzroviaBook now

february 2019

tue26feb6:30 pmSix Georgian Cities lecture: OxfordLecture by Dr Geoffrey Tyack6:30 pm Art Workers' Guild, 6 Queen Square, WC1N 3ATBook now

wed20feb6:30 pmLecture: Thomas Gainsborough as a PortraitistLecture by Hugh Belsey6:30 pm The Georgian Group, 6 Fitzroy Square, FitzroviaBook now

tue19feb10:30 amEvent CancelledTown Visit: Carshalton Water Tower10:30 am Carshalton Water Tower, Pound St, Carshalton SM5 3PNBook now

wed13feb6:30 pmLecture: The Travellers ClubLecture by John Martin Robinson6:30 pm The Georgian Group, 6 Fitzroy Square, FitzroviaBook now

thu07feb11:00 amLondon Walk: WestminsterLed by Stephen Bull11:00 am Book now

wed06feb10:30 amLondon Visit: Strawberry Hill HouseCurator-led special tour10:30 am Strawberry Hill House, 268 Waldegrave Road, TwickenhamBook now

tue05feb11:30 amLecture: The Eighteenth-Century Great House and its Setting11:30 am The Georgian Group, 6 Fitzroy Square, FitzroviaBook now

mon04feb6:30 pmYoung Georgian Talk - Multum in Parvo: An Introduction to 18th-Century Engraved Gems6:30 pm The Georgian Group, 6 Fitzroy Square, FitzroviaBook now