Alton

Outings & Theatre Trips

SUNDAY 5th MAY

VISIT THE THAMES BARRIER.

A boat trip from Westminster Pier down round the THAMES BARRIER, then back to the Information Centre where we will be dropped off to be welcomed here for a talk and presentation on the history of the Barrier and how it works. There are refreshment facilities here and we will be collected from the centre by our coach for the return journey.

Price £30

Coach Leaves the CooP at Four Marks at 8.30am, Sainsbury's 8.45am and Bentley Memorial at 9am.

To book your places Conact Mary Tricker at: maryetricker@live.co.uk

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MONDAY 3rd JUNE

EXCURSION TO THE ISLE OF WIGHT

Leaving the ferry at Cowes, firstly our coach will drop off those wishing to visit Osborne House, the former island royal residence of Queen Victoria where she died in 1901. It was then given to the state, with a few rooms being retained as a private museum. If there is sufficient interest our coach will then continue to visit the Steam Railway with its restored 1940's station, discovery centre and carriage workshops........Refreshments will be available here. Why not come along for the enjoyable ferry ride down Southampton Water?

Ticket prices are as follows:
Osborne House is £38 (English Heritage members £23) Steam Railway inc Train ride is £34

Our Coach leaves Sainsbury’s at 8.15am, then at Four Marks Shopping Parade at 8.30am. Our anticipated return to Alton 21.30pm (approximately).

To book your places Contact Mary Tricker at: maryetricker@live.co.uk

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PAYMENT ON BOOKING - PLEASE NOTE THAT CHEQUES WILL NOT BE PRESENTED TO THE BANK UNTIL ONE MONTH BEFORE THE TRIP TAKES PLACE, (Example: Excursion on May 9th, Last payment date April 9th), SO IF YOU WISH TO BUDGET AND BOOK FOR MORE THAN ONE TRIP, PLEASE GIVE US MULTIPLE CHEQUES
Cheques made payable to Alton U3A to be sent to Mary Tricker, or pay into the U3A excursions account by BACS – account:
Sort Code 30-90-15 A/c Number 01235606 Quote U3A Excursion and Name

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FURTHER DETAILS of these Excursions will be on the Notice Board in the Community Centre and on the Website - www.u3asites.org.uk/alton - in due course.

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TRIP REPORTS WANTED

Would anyone like to submit a brief report on a recent U3A Excursion? Send by email or hand written to the U3A Webmaster.

It doesn't have to be lengthy, just a few lines would be nice for other members to read and may even encourage newcomers to come along on a trip.

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