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|Tue Oct 30th||Monthly Meetings||Subject: Wildlife of the Suffolk Heritage Coast|
Speaker: Alex Bass
My talks looks at the wildlife and habitats of the Suffolk Coastal and Heaths including areas such as RSPB Minsmere, Snape Maltings, Dunwich Heath and the Suffolk Broads. Birds, butterflies, plants and some orchids are included in the slides.
|Fri Nov 23rd||Outings||Outing: Visit to St. Paul's area|
Status: Available for booking
Contact: Maria Kelly at Outings Organiser
Cost: £12 per person. COACH ONLY Does NOT include entry to St. Pauls.
Last Payment Date: 23 October 2018
Pickup: 10:00 Tarpots Coach stop
This is another one of our popular coach only trips this time the coach will drop us off near to St Pauls Cathedral in London.
This is an opportunity to either visit St Pauls Cathedral (at your own expense), cross over the wobbly bridge to visit Borough Market, visit the shopping precinct near St Pauls.
There are several restaurants, Pubs & shops in the area to visit.
You will be allowed 5 hrs Free time.
|Tue Nov 27th||Monthly Meetings||Subject Fool's Gold - Acoustic Music|
Speaker: Steve and Carol Robson
|Mon Dec 10th||Outings||Outing: Thames Cruise and London Lights|
Status: FULL - Please see Booking status below
Contact: Maria Kelly at Outings Organiser email contact.
Cost: £50 per person including coach, Thames cruise with 3 course meal and entertainment on board the Bateaux cruiser, plus London Lights Tour, gratuities.
Last Payment Date: 30 October 2018
Pickup: 11:00 Tarpots Coach stop
Start the season in style with this Christmas lunch cruise on the River Thames in the Glass top Bateaux Cruiser.
Arrive at Westminster Pier where you will be welcomed with a glass of sparkling wine before you embark on your 3 hour cruise.
Here you will be served a traditional three course festive lunch, followed by tea and coffee. There will also be a licensed pay bar for you to use.
Appreciate the fantastic entertainment, festive live music and dancing for everyone to enjoy. Get dressed up in your best Christmas glad rags on hopefully a special day to remember.
2 coaches with 104 members are fully booked. We have a reserve list operating BUT there are also places available on the boat IF you are able to travel independently to Westminster Pier. Please contact Maria at Outings Organiser if interested in this option.
THIS IS ANOTHER MEMBERS SUGGESTION. As are most of our trips each year. so thank you for the suggestion.
This is the itinerary for the day.
11.00....Board the coach at designated pick up points
12.45....Board your boat at Westminster pier to begin your festive 3 hour cruise
13.00....Enjoy your three course Christmas lunch with live entertainment.
16.00....Depart the boat and return back to coach
16.15....We will have a short tour of the London lights before returning home.
20.00....Return to Benfleet
|Tue Dec 25th||Monthly Meetings||CHRISTMAS DAY - NO MEETING IN DECEMBER|
|Fri Jan 18th||Special Occasions||Activity: New Year Lunch|
Location: The Arlington, 905 London Road, Leigh.
Contact: Jill Parr via Special Occasions.
Time: 12.30 for 1.00pm; Carriages at 4.00pm.
Cost: £27 per person includes tip; excludes drinks.
Please visit Special Occasions to view full details, menu and to book.
|Tue Jan 29th||Monthly Meetings||Subject: The £10 POM|
Speaker: Mag Morgan
|Tue Feb 26th||Monthly Meetings||Subject: The Life of a Bee Keeper|
Speaker: Graham Bendall
|Tue Mar 26th||Monthly Meetings||Subject: The North Bank of the Thames|
Speaker: Jennifer and Ed Simpson
From Shoebury to Stratford in History
|Fri Apr 26th||Special Occasions||Activity: Celebrate the 60s with THE BEAUCREES|
Location: Richmond Hall.
Contact: Mavis Regan via Business Secretary.
Time: 7:30pm to 11:00pm
Cost: £12-50p per person includes Fish and Chips; Bring your own drinks.
Please visit Special Occasions to view full details and to book.
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|Tue Apr 30th||Monthly Meetings||Subject: Pounds, Shillings and Pence in Victorian London|
Speaker: David Williams
|Tue May 28th||Monthly Meetings||Subject: The Tower of London - Living with Ghosts|
Speaker: Brian Darcy
|Tue Jun 25th||Monthly Meetings||Subject: For better or Worse - Marriage in Past Times|
Speaker: Toni Neopard and Kate Bord
|Tue Jul 30th||Monthly Meetings||Subject: Toastmaster|
Speaker: Glen Mayes
|Tue Aug 27th||Monthly Meetings||Subject: Tales of the Smithy|
Speaker: Roger Dorking
|Tue Sep 24th||Monthly Meetings||Subject: Stories and Songs of Marie Lloyd|
Speaker: Irene Bowkett
|Tue Oct 29th||Monthly Meetings||Subject: Tutankhamun's Egypt|
Speaker: Janet Brewer
|Tue Nov 26th||Monthly Meetings||Subject: Christmas Musicals|
Speaker: Ray Spiller
|Tue Dec 31st||Monthly Meetings||NO MEETING IN DECEMBER|