Marple Bridge & Mellor

Outings

Our objective is to organise trips to places of interest to our members and we try to arrange a visit each month to one of a great variety of destinations and attractions. This may be local, such as Media City in Salford and, in these cases we make a group booking and members make their own arrangements for transport.

Most trips, however, are further afield and involve coach transport. Examples include the Great Yorkshire Show or the World of Glass at St Helens. We then book the coach and the cost will usually cover the coach fare, a tip for the driver, and the cost of admission (except for National Trust destinations as many people, but not all, are members).

Finally, once a year, we may organize a trip involving an overnight stay for one or two nights. The latest example was a trip to Durham cathedral, Hartlepool, and Beamish. In these cases arrangements for the overnight accommodation are made with the coach company or travel agents.

Some thought goes into choosing the destination so that we cater for as wide a range of interests as possible. Bookings are taken at our monthly general meetings, usually starting two or three months before the date of the trip. Full details of our current projects can be found in the Newsletter, (see the link on the Home page), and we look forward to seeing you on one of the outings in the near future

For further information please contact Hazel Blatt, Outings Coordinator (07808809795)

Update on Isle of Wight holiday
Date: Sunday 12th of July - Saturday 18th of July 2020.
6 nights / 7 days Dinner, Bed and Breakfast at Bourne Hall County House, Shanklin, Isle of Wight.
Price............£788 (based on 25 passengers)/£850 (based on 20 passengers).
£50 deposit at the time of booking made payable to Andrew’s of Tideswell Ltd.
Insurance premium if required £39.50.
Bookings.....January, February and March general meetings.

Dates for your Diary
Thu Aug 20th Southport Flower Show
You will see inspirational show gardens with unique features. The bandstand has a varied programme of music and there will be a range of entertainment in the arena. Visit Southport’s famous Lord Street. The show ground is located in Victoria Park which is a 10 minute walk to the town centre and the famous Lord Street.
Departure Times: Rose Hill Station 8.45am Regent Cinema 8.50am Marple Bridge 8.55am Northumberland Arms 9.00am Romiley Arms 9.05am
We will leave the showground at 4.30 pm, planning to arrive home at approx 6pm.
The cost of this great day out is £34.50 per head, including entrance ticket, coach travel and driver’s gratuity.
Bookings will be taken at the June and July meetings.
Organiser: Carol Rice.
Thu Nov 26th
→Sat Nov 28th
Thursford Christmas Spectacular 2020
We are planning a three day trip to north Norfolk, starting on 26th November 2020, to see this show and, as it is rapidly acquiring a national reputation, early booking is essential. Full details are in the appendix to the November newsletter and several videos are available on You Tube. Application forms will be available at our November meeting. The deposit is £50 per person, plus £23.50 per person for insurance if required, and cheques should be made payable to “Roy McCarthy Coaches Co Ltd”. We are looking far ahead here but we do have a limited number of spaces and it is possible that delay might result in disappointment. Organiser Alan Stanbridge.

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French Conversation Geology
German Learners History Group
History of Culture iPad Group
Local Theatre Group Music Appreciation
Open Gardening Outings
Photography Play Reading
Poetry Reading Group
RUMMIKUB Strolling Group
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