Friends of the RWA Cultural Group visits

This is where you will find details of all the upcoming trips and events.

If you would like to join any of the trips listed below please download the pdf where you will find a booking form to fill out and return.



Hauser & Wirth • Muchelney Abbey • John Leach pottery

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Hauser and Wirth Somerset

Hauser & Wirth in Bruton, is home to many world class artists, and is Somerset’s ‘hot’ new gallery of contemporary installation art.

Muchelney Abbey Only the ruins remain of the once wealthy, original, Medieval Benedictine Abbey. But the atmospheric Abbots House is intact, and contains impressive rooms with painted ceilings and tapestries on the walls.

John Leach pottery Muchelney. John Leach is the grandson of Bernard Leach, an important figure in modern English pottery. Muchelney was started by John and his wife in 1963. Two master potters, Mark Melbourn and Nick Rees, now work alongside John.

For more information and booking click to download the booking form here 



11th May –15th May 2015 • 5 days and 4 nights

5 Day Spring Trip to Bruges

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Stay in the Hotel Academie located in the centre of Bruges. The price includes bed & breakfast. The hotel restaurant offers an evening meal, with regional specialities. Or you can explore the many superb cafes and restaurants close by.

Monday May 11 • The air-conditioned coach departs from All Saints Church Pembroke Road. at 8am. Friday May 15 • You will arrive back in Bristol at approximately 10pm (to be confirmed).
During our time in Bruges we will have the choice of visiting Ghent,Ypres, Antwerp or Brussels at no extra charge. There is also a canal trip from Bruges to Ghent for which there is a charge.

For more information and booking please click here.