Group Leaders : Carol Olivo, Dee Traynor and Gill Morris.
We meet once a month on a Thursday at 10:15a.m. Meeting places can either be the Gildredge Road bus stops or the Beacon Centre (Metro Bank entrance). Please contact a group leader beforehand to confirm meeting point.
Our outings are as follows:-
Thursday 9th January 2020 to Brighton. We will meet at the Gildredge Road bus stop at 10.15am to take the 12X bus, leaving at 10.33am. Depending on the weather, we will take a stroll along the front and go on to the Pavilion and the Lanes area. We will have coffee/lunch in that area, and catch the 14.56 bus back to arrive in Eastbourne at approximately 16.11pm.
Thursday 13th February to Bexhill. We will meet at the Metro Bank entrance of the Beacon Centre at 10.15am and take the 99 bus, leaving at 10.20, arriving at Manor Gardens at 11.10 am. Depending on the weather, we will visit the gardens and then make our way down to the town centre and De La Warr Pavilion for coffee/lunch. For those wishing to, we will walk along the seafront returning to the Pavilion. We plan to catch the 15.00 bus back to arrive in Eastbourne at about 15.40pm.
Thursday 12th March to Chichester. In view the journey time by bus, we will take the train. The return fare will cost £10.95 if you hold a train senior rail card or £16.60 if not. Please purchase tickets prior to the meet up time. We will meet at the Eastbourne station at 10.00am and catch the 10.11am train to arrive at 11.51am. Depending on the weather, we will visit the places of interest including the Cathedral, the Bishops Gardens, ChichesterCcross and walk the walls. We will have coffee/ a snack, and catch the 15.00 train back and expect to arrive back in Eastbourne at 16.41pm.
Thursday 9th April will be to Firle. We will meet at the Gildredge Road bus stop at 10.15am to take the 11X bus, leaving at 10.45am and arriving in Firle at 11.22. Depending on the weather, we will take a stroll around the village and walk across the Firle estate to Middle Farm for lunch. If the weather is inclement, we lunch at the village pub. We will catch the 16.34 bus back to arrive in Eastbourne at approximately 17.11pm.