Mawdesley Villages

Events

Please see the list below for some forthcoming events.


Dates for your Diary
December 2019
Tue Dec 10thSocial GroupA RETURN VISIT TO HOLKER HALL

Our Christmas Event this year is a repeat of the successful visit to the beautiful Holker Hall nr Cartmel.

The Hall is dressed for Christmas by a professional company and is spectacular.

the price is £35 which includes entrance to the Hall and gardens, Coffee on arrival and a 2 course meal in the Courtyard Restaurant.

We anticipate this will be popular so book early at the Social Table
Tue Dec 17thWalkingChristmas Lunch at the Corner House, Wrightington.

There will be walks of different lengths in the morning, details on the Walking Table, where you can sign up and choose your menu.
Tue Dec 17thPhilharmonic: Live MusicSpirit of Christmas
Philharmonic Hall

Conductor: Ian Tracey
Presenter: John Suchet
Liverpool Phil & Phil Youth Choirs
Violinist: Pavel Sporcl

A concert that is guaranteed to be a sell-out and the start of the Christmas celebrations for many.
There is plenty of audience participation to get into the spirit of the season.

Price £32 (Includes coach and drivers trip)

Pick-ups: Rufford 5:30 pm, Mawdesley 5:40 pm, Parbold 5:50 pm

This concert is sold out with a Waiting List
Wed Dec 25thCommunity MorningsThere will be no meeting today.
January 2020
Wed Jan 1stCommunity MorningsThere will be no meeting today.
Thu Jan 16thPhilharmonic: Live MusicBeethoven's Eroica
Philharmonic Hall

Beethoven - Prometheus
Mozart - Bassoon Concerto
(soloist: Nina Ashton)
Beethoven - Symphony No 3 (Eroica)

Conductor: Andrew Manze

The explosive Eroica Symphony with the heaven-storming Prometheus and playful Bassoon Concerto from the teenage Mozart make this a concert not to be missed.

Price £33 (Includes coach and drivers trip)

Pick-ups: Rufford 5:30 pm, Mawdesley 5:40 pm, Parbold 5:50 pm
Tue Jan 21stSpeakerIan Uzzell – “Royal Marine Helicopter Pilot in the 1960s”
Sun Jan 26thBreakfast ClubCome and join us for Brunch at the Farm.
Tue Jan 28thWatercolour PaintingTrip to Liverpool Walker Art Gallery and the University of Liverpool's Victoria Art Gallery and Museum

In the morning visit the "An English lady's wardrobe" at the Walker. An exhibition of Dresses and other items from the Edwardian Age.

There will then be a Soup and Sandwich Lunch at the Victoria Art Gallery followed by a Guided Tour of the Gallery and Museum.

Cost : £42. This includes coach, lunch and guided tours.

More information and sign up at the Art Trip Table at the Wednesday Community Morning.
Thu Jan 30thTheatreCurtains, A Musical Whodunnit at the Liverpool Empire

"It's murder putting on a new musical - literally"

This hilarious whodunnit is packed full of catchy songs, unforgettable characters and plot twists galore!


Price £35, including transport.

Tickets on sale at the Community Morning from Wednesday 2nd October.

Pick up times:
Rufford 5.15pm
Croston 5.30pm
Mawdesley 5:45pm
Parbold 6.00pm
February 2020
Fri Feb 7thSocial GroupIts time again for a Winter Giggle
Drive away the Winter Blues and have an evening of fun and laughs
at Mawdesley Village Hall
Cost £15 to include supper 7.30pm
Booking from early January
Fri Feb 14thPhilharmonic: Live MusicSongs from the Musicals for Valentines Day
Philharmonic Hall

Classical Broadway songs of love & romance, including Younger than springtime; Falling in love with love; My Funny Valentine; Some Enchanted Evening; If I loved you; I won't send roses;One Hand, One Heart

Vocalist - Matt Ford
Singers - From the West End
Conductor - Anthony Gabriele

Price £36 (Includes coach and drivers trip)

Pick-ups: Rufford 5:30 pm, Mawdesley 5:40 pm, Parbold 5:50 pm
Tue Feb 18thSpeakerJohn Clayton – “Behind the mic at BBC Radio Lancashire”
March 2020
Thu Mar 12thPhilharmonic: Live MusicRomeo & Juliet
Philharmonic Hall

Grieg - Peer Gynt Suite
Liszt - Piano Concerto No 1
(soloist: Stephen Hough)
Prokofiev - Romeo & Juliet Suite)

Conductor: Diego Matheuz

Some well known melodies in the Grieg and Prokofiev plus the phenomenal piano playing of Stephen Hough will give you an evening to remember.

Price £33 (Includes coach and drivers trip)

Pick-ups: Rufford 5:30 pm, Mawdesley 5:40 pm, Parbold 5:50 pm
Tue Mar 17thSocial GroupA behind the scenes tour of Liverpool John Lennon Airport. Visit the Departures, Security (see what people try to smuggle in !) and various other departments not seen by the public,maybe meet a pilot!!!
This will be a 2 1/2 hour tour with a lot of walking.
Numbers are limited to 24 so book early.
See also 26th March.
Cost for tour and coach (no lunch) £20

Booking early February
Tue Mar 17thSpeakerGeoff Barton – “Iranian Embassy Siege”
Thu Mar 19thTheatreQUALITY STREET BY J M Barrie at the Liverpool Playhouse

Phoebe Throssel lives on Quality Street, the bustling hub of a quaint northern town where she runs a school for unruly children. Ten years since a tearful goodbye, an old flame returns from fighting Napoleon. But the look of disappointment on Captain Valentine’s face when he greets a more mature, less glamorous Phoebe, spurs our determined heroine to action.
She becomes the wild and sparkling Miss Lily, a younger alter-ego who soon entraps the clueless Captain. As their romance is rekindled, can she juggle both personas? Or will her deception scandalise the town and wreck any future with the man she loves?


Price £25 inclusive of coach and driver’s tip
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Pick ups:
Rufford 5:15
Croston 5:30
Mawdesley 5:45
Parbold 6pm.
Thu Mar 26thPhilharmonic: Live MusicCarmen (Bizet)

Performed by Welsh National Opera at the Liverpool Empire. Start time 1915 hrs

A well known opera with many well-known 'tunes'. As always with opera it is a tragedy with a dramatic results.
Sung in French with surtitles.

Price £45 (including coach and drivers tip)

Coach departs from
Rufford 5:15 pm; Mawdesley 5:25 pm; Parbold 5:35 pm
Thu Mar 26thSocial GroupA behind the scenes tour of Liverpool John Lennon Airport. Visit the Departures, Security (see what people try to smuggle in !) and various other departments not seen by the public,maybe meet a pilot!!!
This will be a 2 1/2 hour tour with a lot of walking.
Numbers are limited to 24 so book early.
Booking early February
April 2020
Thu Apr 16thSocial GroupWe are calling at the lovely Cheshire town of Knutsford, lots of places to eat here for lunch and then moving on to Jodrell Bank for a talk and tour

Cost £22 (lunch not included)


Booking early March
Sat Apr 18th
→Wed Apr 22nd
Travel GroupHornfleur, Versailles and Monet's Garden

Staying in the Hotel Mercure, Hornfleur.

Cost £475pp, which includes airport transfers and all excursions, plus flights at approx £150pp. Single supplement £160
Tue Apr 21stSpeakerStuart Elliott – “English Village Life in the Middle Ages”
May 2020
Tue May 19thSpeakerPhilip Caine - “From Barrow to Bagdad and back again”
Thu May 21stSocial GroupCome with us on a sail on the River Dee with Afternoon Tea included. There will be Leisure Time to explore the lovey City of Chester

Cost £35

Booking early April
June 2020
Mon Jun 8thSocial GroupThis date needs to be confirmed in the New Year

Planned day is a return visit to Bodrhyydan Hall nr St Asaph for everyone who couldn't make it last time and anyone who fancies a trip to this beautiful Hall
We will also be calling in to St Asaph Woollen Mill

Cost £24

Booking early May
Tue Jun 23rdSocial GroupCome with us to lovely Arley Hall nr Knutsford, Visit the house, stroll around the beautiful gardens. Take a picnic maybe or have lunch in the delightful cafe

Cost £23

Booking early May
July 2020
Sun Jul 5th
→Thu Jul 9th
Social GroupHoliday in Kent

Visiting Canterbury Cathedral, Hever Castle, Chartwell House (home of Winston Churchill) and to Chatham Historic Docks and site of the "Call the Midwife" series

Booking from 9th October and all details will be on the Social Table from that date.

Just a £50 deposit secures the booking.
Mon Jul 20thSocial GroupOur Annual Visit to this wonderful Country Racecourse - Cartmel.
Come and have a flutter!, bring a picnic, a chair and a bottle.What more do you need for a super day out.

Cost £25

Booking early June
August 2020
Tue Aug 11thSocial GroupWe are visiting Shibton Hall (where Gentleman Jack was filmed).
Lovely house and Gardens in the morning then on to the amazing Piece Hall in Halifax where lunch is available (but not included)

Cost £24

Booking early July
September 2020
Thu Sep 17th
→Thu Sep 24th
Walking in Foreign LandsCatalonia, Spain

Cost £699 pp for 7 days, includes flights, accommodation, guided walks, a day trip to a place of local interest and transport costs in Spain.

Further details will be available at The Community Mornings from 13th November, after which bookings can be made.