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Thursday 7 June 2018   Another year, another Friends of AE excursion - to the stunning Standen House and Garden in East Grinstead. Notably, the 1890's house, commissioned by solicitor James Beale and executed by architect Philip Webb, retains many of the original wallpapers and interiors for an immersive experience into classic Victoriana. Meanwhile, the garden is divided into many outdoor 'rooms', each with its own theme - enchanting. Coach leaves the Exchange promptly at 9.25am, you will receive an itinerary of the day on receipt of booking.  Cost: £33 (National Trust members are in for an added treat as you shall receive a discounted fee of £22.50).  This cost covers coach, driver's tip and tour. The house has a small cafe for refreshments; you are welcome to bring a picnic. DOWNLOAD A BOOKING FORM HERE OR, COLLECT FROM THE EXCHANGE INFORMATION DESK. You can pay cash, card or cheque, but will need your completed booking form as confirmation. See you in sunny* East Grinstead!