Arun East

Events

Arun East members are encouraged to scroll down this page which details a wide range of meetings and outings.
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Dates for your Diary
March 2019
Mon Mar 25thOut and AboutGoodwood House Tour and Afternoon Tea
Sat Mar 30thSocialDANCE to Borderline
Just 5 tickets left.
April 2019
Thu Apr 4thHistorical Lecture Courses 24/11/18th April NEW SHORT HISTORY COURSES with Anne Kershen
London the Promised Land? The Migrant Experience in a Capital City. WAIT LIST
For more details please click on the course schedule link on the Group page.
Sat Apr 6thOutingCoach Trip to The London Philharmonic at Brighton Dome. Organised by Outings and Trips Subcommittee.
Mon Apr 8th
→Fri Apr 12th
HolidayMonday 8th – Friday 12th April 2019 Sands Hotel Bournemouth, Its Daish’s head office. Includes coach, Dinner, bed, breakfast, and entertainment.
2 Outings arranged by the hotel. - 1 single room left at £184.
Thu Apr 11thOutingCoach trip to Bletchley Park. Organised by Outings and Trips Subcommittee.
Sat Apr 13thStudy DaySUN In the Picture with Peter Enser in Horsham. Exploring the evolving role of images in human communication and the techniques for their creation, interpretation and retrieval. Booking TBA.
Sat Apr 13thOut and AboutCharleston House, Lewes 10:00am for 10:30am tour
Wed Apr 17thMonthly MeetingsANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
In future there will be no speaker after the AGM business, but refreshments, socialising and a chance to ask questions of the committee members and group leaders present.
Sat Apr 27thSocialBi-annual Quiz and Ploughman's Supper
This is now FULL with a WAIT LIST
May 2019
Wed May 1stOutingCoach trip to see Annie at Mayflower Theatre, Southampton. Organised by Outings and Trips Subcommittee. There is a wait list for this trip
Sat May 4thOut and AboutThe Wey and Arun Canal Trip 11:00am
Tue May 7thOutingCoach Trip to The Big Cat Sanctuary for a private tour. Organised by Outings and Trips Subcommittee.
JUST 1 SEAT LEFT
Sat May 11thStudy DayEureka! - A Brief History of Maths
with Roger Luther at Patching.
A look at some of the highlights of mathematical discovery.
Wed May 15thMonthly MeetingsThe History of Bathing Machines, Locally and Worldwide by Sylvia Endacott
Thu May 16th
→Thu May 23rd
HolidayProposed holiday to The Dolomites.
Watch for details in the Newsletter.
Sun May 19th
→Sat May 25th
HolidayOverseas visit to Tuscany Some space still available, and a waiting list being set up in case of more cancellations. Please contact Sue Povey. There is a WAIT LIST for this trip
Mon May 20th
→Fri May 24th
Warners Short Breaks#THORESBURY HALL HOTEL - NOTTINGHAMSHIRE
Travel by coach to Thoresby Hall. A very large Victorian stately home with vast grounds. This 4 night holiday will include a visit to Chatsworth house. Dependent on the room you choose the room prices range from £375 to £425 and all the many daily facilities and evening entertainment are included. The daily facilities include a swimming pool, exercise sessions, line dancing, archery, competitions and many more – in other words there is plenty to do throughout the day. Google Thoresby Hall and look at the dozens of photographs. There are now only a few places left and single rooms are available.. If you would like to join the group please phone Bryan Stephens.
June 2019
Tue Jun 4thGardeningCoach trip to Hillier Gardens.
Fri Jun 7thOut and AboutDorking Caves 11:00am & 2:00pm
Thu Jun 13thOutingCoach trip to see This is my Family at Minerva Theatre, Chichester. Organised by Outings and Trips Subcommittee.
Thu Jun 13thOutingCoach trip to see This is my Family at Minerva Theatre, Chichester. Organised by Outings and Trips Subcommittee.
Thu Jun 13thHistorical Lecture Courses 213th/ 20th/27th June SHORT HISTORY COURSE with Anne Kershen
London the Promised Land? The Migrant Experience in a Capital City.
This is a follow-up course to the one in April.
Tue Jun 18thOutingCoach Trip to Penshurst Place and Gardens. Organised by Outings and Trips Subcommittee
Wed Jun 19thMonthly MeetingsHenry III and the Battle of Lewes by James Dickinson
Sun Jun 30th
→Fri Jul 5th
GardeningHoliday to Yorkshire
July 2019
Tue Jul 9thOutingCoach trip to Cotswolds Wildlife Park and Gardens. Organised by Outings and Trips Subcommittee.
Tue Jul 16thOut and AboutCass Sculpture Park, Chichester
Tue Jul 30thOutingCoach Trip to Kew Gardens. Organised by Outings and Trips Subcommittee.
August 2019
Tue Aug 13thOutingCoach trip to see Oklahoma! the musical at the Festival Theatre. Organised by Outings and Trips Subcommittee.
September 2019
Tue Sep 3rdGardeningcoach trip to Batemans and Scotney Castle.
Tue Sep 10thOut and AboutKnepp Wildlife Safari Tours, Dial Post 2:00pm
Thu Sep 12thOutingCoach Trip to see Kinky Boots at The Mayflower Theatre, Southampton. Organised by Outings and Trips Subcommittee.
Mon Sep 16thWarners Short BreaksWarners weekend at Bembridge, Isle of Wight. Visiting Osborne House and other places of interest.
Wed Sep 18thMonthly MeetingsThe First Ladies of the United States – from Martha Washington to Melania Trump by Mark Perry-Nash
Thu Sep 26thOutingCoach Trip to Hughenden Manor and Gardens. Organised by Outings and Trips Subcommittee.
October 2019
Fri Oct 4thHistorical Lecture Courses 1A History of China by Anne Davison. On 4th, 11th & 18th October 2019 from 10:00-11:00am in Guide Hall, Rustington (at the back of the Woodlands Centre). Members see Newsletter or your paper Directory for Anne's contact details.
China has perhaps the longest continuous history in the world. We begin with the world of Ancient China followed by the great dynasties of the Han, the Mongol Yuan and the Ming. In the final week we will look at the fall of the Qing Dynasty and the rise of modern China under Communist rule.
Wed Oct 9th
→Sun Oct 13th
HolidayNew Holiday Eliot Hotel Newquay. Dinner, B&B, entertainment, Outings to Eden Project & Padstow, plus coach travel - £205.00 12 double rooms for single use £25.00 extra. £40.00 deposit with booking form.
This holiday is though Alfa Travel all their conditions apply.
Insurance is recommended £20.00 - separate Cheque please.
All cheques to be payable to Alfa Travel, sent to Pauline Chappell.
Thu Oct 10thSocialGROUP LEADERS' TEA
This is a social event as a thank you to all team leaders for their work during the year.
Wed Oct 16thMonthly MeetingsWitches, Warlocks & Wellingtons: the ritual protection of the home by Janet Pennington
November 2019
Sat Nov 2ndSocialBi-annual Quiz
Look for details in the Newsletter.
Wed Nov 20thMonthly MeetingsSacrifice and Remembrance, the evolution of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission by Jeremy Prescott
December 2019
Wed Dec 18thMonthly MeetingsCHRISTMAS MEETING
There will be no speaker at this meeting, but food, music and conversation. Members of the Committee and Group Leaders will be present to answer any questions you may have.
April 2020
Sat Apr 25thSocialBi-annual Quiz
Look for details in the Newsletter.
May 2020
Fri May 29thOutingProposed coach trip to Northern France. Contact Outings and Trips Subcommittee if interested.
October 2020
Thu Oct 29thSocialGROUP LEADERS' TEA
This is a social event as a thank you to all team leaders for their work during the year.
November 2020
Fri Nov 20thSocialBi-annual Quiz
Look for details in the Newsletter.