Braintree Area

Outings

To send an email to the Group Contact, Sheila Mead use the 'Bird Link' top right of this page.
Sheila will be in touch either by email, or to have a chat if you would like to include your 'phone number'.

We the Outings Team ~ Sheila Mead, Rebecca Fuller and Heather Hurcomb invite you to join us for another year of Places to Go and Things to Do with lots of fun and laughter along the way.

We welcome you on our trips but must point out that your place is not secured until full payment is received
All payments are non-refundable BUT we will do our best to find a replacement for you if you are unable to go on the outing booked.
We ask that you let us know as soon as possible if you are NOT able to join us on a trip so that we have as much time as possible to find a replacement.

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STOP PRESS: Witham U3A Events Team invite our members to join them

They have tickets available for their London theatre trip to see

'The Illusionists' Shaftesbury Theatre , London.
Thursday 22nd August. 2:30pm performance.
Cost £54 (includes top price seat, coach and driver's tip)
Coach departs Freeport 9:45am ~ Witham 10:00am
Allowing time for lunch or shopping before the show.

Interested? please contact Linda Bateman direct: l-j-bateman@talktalk.net

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OUT AND ABOUT WITH THE OUTINGS TEAM IN 2019

FULLY BOOKED
WEDNESDAY A trip to Kent to Visit Hever Castle 11th SEPTEMBER A TRIP TO KENT TO VISIT HEVER CASTLE
Cost: £31.00 members/ £33.00 non-members
Depart Braintree bus park: 8.00am Prompt please
The 13th Century Hever Castle has not one but two Moats and is set in 125 acres.
There are three separate gardens, two Mazes and a Boating Lake.
There is a Coffee Shop as well as a Restaurant serving snacks, drinks and full meals.
Your tickets allow you entry to the grounds and gardens as well as the Castle which you may tour at your leisure. If you would like an Audio Tour you may hire the equipment at a charge of £3.75 at the Castle entrance.
Join us for a most enjoyable and interesting day.... Good weather has been ordered!!!
Organiser: Heather Hurcomb contact: 01376 551315 or by the Bird Link at the top right of this page.
All cheques made payable please to Braintree Area U3A.

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NEW RELEASE NOW BOOKING OCTOBER 2019

MONDAY 7th A trip to Romford Stadium OCTOBER ROMFORD STADIUM:
AFTERNOON RACING & 3 COURSE MEAL
Depart Braintree bus park: 12 noon.
Full cost: £26:50 members ~ £28:50 guests.

Cost includes coach, entrance to stadium, race card and a 3 Course Meal.. All you have to do is sit back, enjoy your meal, place your bets and collect your winnings!

COME AND JOIN US...IT IS CERTAINLY A DIFFERENT WAY TO SPEND A MONDAY AFTERNOON!

Booking / payments taken at August 21st Main Meeting.
Cheques made out to: Braintree Area U3A please

Organiser: Sheila Mead 01376 321198 ~ email: sheilamead69@talktalk.net
or by Bird link top right of this page.

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A TICKET for The Country Living Magazine trip has become available..... if you would like to join us please contact Heather as *instructed below.Thank you.

WEDNESDAY Country Living Fair 13th NOVEMBER 'THE COUNTRY LIVING MAGAZINE' CHRISTMAS FAIR. LONDON
Cost: £38 members ~ £40 non-members includes entrance and coach
Depart Braintree bus park: 8:00am promp please

To help take the strain out of some of your Christmas shopping the Fair offers 150 stands

  • With Quality Gifts for sale,
  • Plus everything you need to wrap them.
  • Also on sale.... Winter clothing items.
  • A multitude of Arts and Crafts.
  • Demonstrations and Talks will be in progress.
  • And a chance for you to take part in some 'Hands On' Workshops.

If you should feel in need of refreshment, food and drinks of all descriptions will be available for purchase throughout the day.
WHO COULD RESIST THIS FUN DAY OUT?! I'd love you to join me so book early to avoid disappointment.

All cheques made payable,please to Braintree Area U3A
Organiser: Heather Hurcombe *Contact: 01376 551315 or by the Bird Link top right of this page

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FULLY BOOKED
THURSDAY 12th DECEMBER: A Wonderland of Light CHRISTMAS AT KEW GARDENS.
Cost: £30:50 members~ £32.50 guests.
Depart Braintree bus park ~ 2pm
Entry to Kew Gardens ~ 5pm
Join us on a wander through Kew as you have never seen it before! Witness the spectacular lighting effects, transforming it into a wonderland of colour.
Organiser Rebecca Fuller on: 07710 903975 or Email: braintreeareau3a@gmail.com
Cheques made payable to : BRAINTREE AREA U3A

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Please feel free to contact organisers with any queries.
If the outing you wanted to book is 'sold out' still make contact. We often have a 'standby list' in case vacancies occur and it may be possible for you to fill one of these places.
If you are a new member or have not travelled with us before on one of our trips come and join us this season.
The outings are taken from suggestions put forward by the YOU the MEMBERS so please be part of them.
Watch this web page and the Outings Notice Board at the Monthly Meetings for news updates.

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