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Sunday, 21 June 2015
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14:00 Category: LSS/joint public event (not at Secular Hall)[14:00] LSS: Guided visits to Ernest Gimson's Inglewood
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2pm and 3.30pm: Guided visits for two parties of 16 to Inglewood, a famous Ernest Gimson designed Arts and Crafts house in Leicester. UPDATE: Pansy logoLeicester Secular Society Visit to Inglewood House – organised by Leicester Secular Society with the courtesy of the owners, Adam Suddaby and Victoria Gifford. Inglewood is a nationally famous Arts and Crafts house designed by Ernest Gimson in the 1890's. There will be a guided our of the house and its gardens and an opportunity to see some of the literature and documents associated with the house over its history. Inglewood is located on the corner of Ratcliffe Road and Elms Road in the Knighton area of Leicester. It is dramatically plain in comparison to many of its neighbours. It was built on an extensive three-quarter acre site using warm red Leicester sand stockbricks and roofed with local Swithland slates, graded with the smallest ones at the top and large one's at the bottom. The interior was decorated with Gimson's own plasterwork and Morris and Company wallpapers. Signing up for the trip There will be two tours of the house 2pm and 3.30pm with a maximum of 16 for each tour. To request a place please either email Mike, secularhall @ gmail. com (close spaces) or leave a message on answer phone 0116 2703335. CORRECTION: There is an evening meeting but it is for members only. See http://leicestersecularsociety.org.uk/calendar/view_entry.php?id=1799

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18:00 Category: LSS - Secular Hall - MEMBERS ONLY[18:30] LSS: Half-year report back from the Board
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Half-year report back from the Board. LSS members only.

19:00 Category: External event featuring LSS member(s)[19:30] University of Leicester Sinfonia (ext event)
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University of Leicester Sinfonia (note change of programme) Conductor: Michael Sackin http://universityofleicestersinfonia.co.uk/Concerts.php MOZART Magic Flute Overture MAHLER Adagietto from Symphony No. 5 MAHLER Rückert Lieder soloist Sara Humber mezzo soprano MOZART Serenade in B flat major K. 361 Michael writes: "Both Mahler items are all about love and vulnerability. Our soloist in the Rückert Lieder sang so memorably in a set of Strauss songs in May 2014. Mahler was a very distinguished conductor, and the music of Mozart was dear to his heart. The very large-scale 'Gran Partita' Serenade is a captivating landmark in Mozart's compositional output."

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