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October in Dublin

16–19 October 2014

Places are still available on our four day visit to Dublin. We will concentrate on contemporary art galleries and architecture in this famous city. Taking a Ryanair morning flight from Stansted we will have plenty of opportunity for organised and independent exploration. Our itinerary includes a visit to the Royal Hibernian Academy, which supports and promotes Irish contemporary artists and architects. The Director, Patrick Murphy, will talk to us about the RHA and the current exhibition (Maria Simmonds Gooding) following which we will enjoy a drinks reception with the Friends of the RHA. We will visit the Irish Museum of Modern Art, for its collection, building and artists-inresidence studios and also the Hugh Lane gallery with its fine collection of Impressionist and twentieth century art and its reconstruction of Francis Bacon’s studio. There will be a guided walking tour focusing on contemporary architecture in the regenerated dockland area, including a theatre by Liebeskind and a new bridge by Calatrava. And we will visit Trinity College for its contemporary art collection, its fine new building by Grafton Architects and much more, as you choose. Our visit coincides with Open House Dublin: during our free time there will be the opportunity to visit a variety of buildings not normally open to the public. We will be staying in the Camden Court Hotel, in walking distance of the city centre. The price is £490 per person (or £550 with single supplement) to include flights by Ryanair, coaches to and from airports, one day coach in Dublin, B&B in hotel, RHA drinks reception and final evening group meal.  A deposit of £200 per person (cheque made out to ‘Friends of Kettle’s Yard’) should be sent together with a photocopy of passport details to Ruth Rattenbury by 23 May, using the form below. Balance by 1 August Various NBs

 Ryanair’s cabin baggage rules are easing – luggage in hold is your responsibility and cost. More information later.  This is not a recommended trip if you are challenged by walking.  Insurance is your responsibility and essential.

Organisers

Ruth Rattenbury, 103 Millington Lane, Cambridge CB3 9HA Email ruth@ruthrattenbury.net Telephone 01223 464336 Deborah Owen, 79 Hills Avenue, Cambridge CB1 7UZ Email deborah@theblackcats.plus.com Telephone 01223 410114

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Booking form Send to Ruth Rattenbury, 103 Millington Lane, Cambridge CB3 9HA by 23 May with an SAE (first come first served) Please reserve _____ place/s on Dublin trip Name(s) Address Email address Telephone

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I/We would like  double room  twin bed room  single room please tick If you want to share a twin bed room with whom will you share if known ____________________________  I enclose a deposit of __________ (£200 per person) made out to Friends of Kettle’s Yard  I enclose a photocopy of passport details (for each person) needed for booking Ryanair Stansted/Dublin flights  I enclose a stamped addressed envelope  The ticket income from these events is used to pay the costs of the visits, and the the balance, if any, is treated as a voluntary contribution to the Friends of Kettle’s Yard.


Dublin Trip October 2014