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Visit to Alton
Visit to Alton

Wed, 19 Jun



Visit to Alton

A guided tour of Alton's Curtis Museum and Allen Gallery. FoSMAG members only, 15 places available!

Time & Location

19 Jun 2024, 10:30 – 16:00

Alton, High St, Alton GU34 1BA, UK

About the event

After FoSMAG hosted Alton's Friends of the Curtis Museum and Allen Gallery last year, they're returning the favour by inviting FoSMAG members to Alton for a guided tour of the Museum and Gallery on Wednesday 19th June 2024.


  • 10:30-11:00 Arrive for tea/coffee.
  • 11:00-11:45 Split into two groups for Museum/Gallery tours.
  • 11:45 Comfort break (cold drinks available).
  • 12:15-13:00 Museum/Gallery tours in two groups continue.
  • 13:00-14:00 Lunch (bring your own, or purchase from the Gallery).
  • 14:00:15:30 Whole group town walk for those who'd like to join.
  • 15:30:16:00 Tea/coffee before departure.


  • There are displays on the ground floor and first floors of both venues, access is by stairs. 
  • Unfortunately, there are no lifts. 
  • Some parts of Alton are quite hilly.


  • You'll need to make your own way to and from Alton on the day.
  • Tim (FoSMAG Chair) has four car spaces available, driving from Southampton Civic Centre.
  • The nearest car park is in Victoria Road, GU34 2DB.

Booking and Paying:

  • This event is for FoSMAG members only, £10 a person.
  • There are 15 places available, on a first come, first served basis.
  • If many more wish to come, Tim (FoSMAG Chair) will keep a waiting list in case of cancellation.
  • If there's a lot of demand, we may organise a second trip in the future.
  • To reserve a place, please email the Chair.
  • Payment instructions (by cheque/BACS) have been circulated to all members via email, but please contact us if you have any questions!

Image: Tiles at Curtis Museum, Alton.

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