For our anniversary in December our children bought us a visit to London.friday night we stayed at our son's in Cambridge.saturday morning saw us taking the traininto London(after watching grandson,Angus,play football.After checking into our hotel we strolled to the National Gallery which was only a five minute walk.We also visited the National Portrait Gallery.
Saturday evening they had bought us tickets to Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? starring Imelda Staunton.It was brilliant and has got 5* reviews in all the papers.
On Sunday I had booked us tickets to go the Hockney exhibition at Tate Britain.Again wonderful.here are some of the pictures we saw.Photography was not allowed so these are from the book.
"Mr and Mrs Clark and Percy"
"A Bigger Splash"
"Red Pots in the Garden"
"Woldgate Woods"Oil paint on 6 canvases.
The children had also bought us tickets to this exhibition at the National Gallery.This featured Arthur Streeton,Tom Roberts,John Russell and Charles Conder.
"Golden Summer" by Arthur Streeton.1889
"Cruach en Mahr" by John Russell.1905
"A Holiday at Mentone"by Charles Conder.1888.
A great weekend with lots of treats.We used taxis instead of the Tube as Charles has a slipped disc.
Back to Cambridge for Sunday night and then backhome to north wales on Monday morning.
Do try and see the hockneyexhibition.it was amazing.