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‘Trains to Venice’ with Andrew Martin£25.00 Tickets
Event date and time: 13 March, 6.30-8.30pm
At the Society of Antiquaries, Burlington House, Piccadilly, W1 0BE
Tickets: £20 (Friends with website login) and £25 (others) – to include a glass of wine
Andrew Martin discusses Venice as a magnet for some notable trains of the past and present, including the Simplon Express, the Simplon Orient Express, the Venice Simplon Orient Express and the Thello overnight service from Paris. His talk will draw on timetables, literature and his own experience of going by train to Venice.
Andrew is an author, journalist and broadcaster. He has written many books with a railway theme, including The Night Trains: the Rise and Fall of the European Sleeper, and ten novels featuring the railway policeman, Jim Stringer. His book, Metropolitain: An Ode to the Paris Metro, is out in July 2023.
2021 Christmas Card – Trinity Wellhead Angel – in support of the 50th Anniversary Appeal£14.00 Add to basket
This year’s exclusive Venice in Peril Christmas card is a photograph, by Matteo de Fina, featuring one of the angels placed around the Trinity Cloister Wellhead once part of the Frari Convent. By buying these cards you will be supporting our 50th Anniversary Appeal for £100,000 to restore the statuary and paving in the cloister.
Price per pack of 10 cards includes p&p within the UK – £14
2018 Christmas cards£12.50 – £127.00 Select optionsIn 2018, to mark Tintoretto’s 500th anniversary, Venice in Peril has helped to fund a survey and condition report of the ceiling of the Sala Capitolare at Scuola Grande di San Rocco, where this picture is part of the New Testament cycle around the walls. Reproduced with kind permission of Scuola Grande di San Rocco.