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ART APPRECIATION LIVERPOOL ART APPRECIATION BIRMINGHAM The Albert Dock, Liverpool Walsall's New Art Gallery Liverpool's Art Collections 4 nights HALF BOARD from 429^ Departing: May 9, June 6, September 5 and October 3, 2019. Holiday code: AT007. All breakfasts and dinners Welcome drink Three excursions with five visits Two talks Guided tour of Liverpool Expert host and Saga host Porterage in your hotel Cancellation rights l l l l l l l Art Treasures of Birmingham 4 nights HALF BOARD from 399^ Departing: April 15 (399), July 15, 29, Aug 19 (429), 2019 Holiday code: AT057. All breakfasts and dinners Six visits Three talks Expert host and Saga host Welcome drink Porterage at your hotel Cancellation rights l l l l l l Single rooms at no extra cost* Discover some of Liverpool's diverse art collections and galleries, plus talks from your expert host and a guided tour of the city. Your Programme Look forward to a holiday enriched with fascinating talks and excursions to the venues below. Because your art gallery visits are unguided, you can decide what you'd like to see most and explore independently. Three full-day excursions are included with visits to: Liverpool Tate Gallery: See works from the Tate Collection plus pieces by Lucian Freud and David Hockney. Lady Lever Art Gallery: Famed for its 18th-century British paintings, furniture and Wedgwood, plus Chinese porcelain, tapestries, embroideries and classical antiquities. Walker Art Gallery: Works by Degas and Rembrandt, as well as modern British art by Lucian Freud and Gilbert and George. Chester Cathedral Enjoy a tour of this beautiful Cathedral, taking in the stained glass, 14th century choir stalls, nave and fascinating history and architecture. Anthony Gormley's Another Place at Crosby Beach: Marvel at the 100 6'2" tall cast-iron figures created by the Angel of the North sculptor. Liverpool tour: Enjoy an informative guided tour of the city and Cathedrals in the company of a local expert. Crowne Plaza Liverpool John Lennon Airport QQQQ From the vintage aircraft outside to its Art Deco styling, enjoy the unique character of this 4-star hotel, converted from what was the airport terminal. Situated seven miles from Liverpool centre, the hotel has 164 bedrooms. From the Pre-Raphaelites to Epstein, explore some of the important art collections in and around Birmingham. Your programme Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery:Discover some of the 3,000 paintings and drawings, prints and decorative art that make up one of the world's most important Pre-Raphaelite collections. Birmingham Cathedral: See more Pre-Raphaelite 'treasures' as you visit the cathedral, famous for its stunning stained glass windows designed by Burne-Jones and produced by William Morris & Co. The New Art Gallery, Walsall: Completed in 1999, this spacious and contemporary gallery is particularly famed for the Garman Ryan Collection, formed by Jacob Epstein's widow and a friend, after the artist's death. The collection includes works by Epstein and also Van Gogh, Monet, Picasso and Freud. The Barber Institute of Fine Art: Part of the University of Birmingham, the Barber Institute houses a small but remarkable collection of European fine art, including works by Monet, Rubens and Gainsborough. The collection ranges from important Renaissance to Impressionist works, housed in one of Birmingham's finest art deco buildings. Wightwick Manor: This Aesthetic Movement house was left to the National Trust in 1937 and contains an important Pre-Raphaelite and Arts and Crafts collection. Enjoy paintings and drawings by artists including Rossetti and Holman Hunt, textiles by Morris & Co and ceramics by De Morgan. Wolverhampton Art Gallery: This handsome gallery opened in 1884. View its Georgian and Victorian galleries, and collection of contemporary art. Conference Aston Hotel QQQQ The locally rated 4-star Conference Aston Hotel is a stylish and contemporary hotel located on the Aston University Campus, just steps from the city centre. It is a five-minute stroll from the renowned Bullring shopping centre. The hotel has 163 bedrooms. ^All prices are s per person based on two people sharing and are subject to availabilitySingle rooms: *Limited number of single rooms at no extra cost, subject to availability. For the latest prices and offers, visit saga.co.uk/holidays. See enclosed Essential Information. ^All prices are s per person based on two people sharing and are subject to availability. Single rooms: (supplement per person, per night): 19. For the latest prices and offers, visit saga.co.uk/holidays. See enclosed Essential Information. 54 Please quote SPN34 Questions on an existing booking? Call FREE on 0800 056 5115 or visit saga.co.uk/managemybooking