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These days we have only one or two meetings a year, sometimes including our AGM,  in London, but instead prefer to get out and about, holding the remainder of our meetings around the country, often in churches where we can study brasses, incised slabs and other monuments in their architectural context. Although these meetings are very popular with members, many are unable to attend. So, from Spring 2005 we we will providing picture reports of our meetings, to supplement the full written reports that appear in MBS Bulletin. To see these reports, click on the Past Events bar at the top of the page.


General meetings


Proceedings start at 2pm, unless noted below. Entry is free unless otherwise indicated and MBS members may invite non-member visitors to attend.



 Saturday, 21st April 2018 at 2.00pm.

GENERAL MEETING

ETON COLLEGE CHAPEL

The first meeting of 2018 will be held in the Chapel of Eton College where there are many

brasses not normally available to view, as well as the 15th-century wall paintings, a fine

collection of stained glass and other works of art including some by Burne-Jones and

John Piper. Philippa Martin will provide an insight into the unique wall paintings, and

Euan Roger will give a talk entitled Rival Institutions or Collegiate Cousins?: Tracing

trans-institutional relationships between St. George’s College and Eton College in the late middle ages,

focusing on some of the brasses. There will also be an opportunity to visit the Print Room

with its fascinating collection of documents including some brass rubbings, and a talk on

the history of the chapel and school itself.


The Chapel will be open from 1.15p.m. And will be available for us to visit throughout the

afternoon. The meeting will be held in the Upper School Room starting at 2.00p.m.


The address is Eton College, Windsor SL4 6DW.You will be sent a map with details of where and

how to access the College when you book.To book your place please contact Janet McQueen

(email: jntmcqn@gmail.com or post to 55 Manor Road, Enfield, Middlesex EN2 0AN) and include

a S.A.E. for a reply. There are limited parking places available on request (a code and your registration

number are required for entry). There is free public parking on the roads into Eton. This event is

limited to 45 places which means you MUST pre-book. Applications will be

treated on a first come, first served basis. Saturday, 11th August 2018 at 2.00p.m.


ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

ROCHFORD, ESSEX

The Annual General Meeting will be held in St. Andrew’s church, Rochford.

Further detailsto follow later


Study Day


Saturday, 29th September 2018

STUDY DAY

COBHAM COLLEGE, KENT

Members are encouraged to reserve this date in their diary for the 2018 Study Day which will

be held at Cobham College, Kent. This event  will include lectures on the brasses and medieval

college by Jerome Bertram, Clive Burgess and Nigel Saul.

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