All members are invited to attend our regular talks, coffee mornings and outings. On this page we list the agenda for the next few months with details

Dates for your Diary
March 2018
Mon Mar 12thMeetingTALK "Tax, Care and Toyboys" by Oliver Hill. St Nicolas Church Hall at 2.15pm.
Wed Mar 21stOutingA coach outing to SUDELEY CASTLE. More information on the Booking Form. (Waiting List only now!)
Wed Mar 21stSocial1st SPRING LUNCH at Newbury College
Fri Mar 23rdSocial2nd SPRING LUNCH at Newbury College
April 2018
Wed Apr 18thSocialLunch at Newbury College
Thu Apr 19th
→Tue Apr 24th
HolidayBookings are now being taken for our 2018 Spring holiday to Marrakech.
6 days departing 19 April. For full details and booking form contact Alan Wiles 01635 30158 or email
May 2018
Thu May 10thOutingA Coach Outing to TREDEGAR. The link on the right has all the information and Booking Form.(Waiting List only now!)
Mon May 14thMeetingTALK "The Story of the Volkswagen Beetle" by Bob Macfarlane.
Fri May 18thSocialLunch at Newbury College
Wed May 23rdStudy DayGardening Group Outing
Thu May 24thOutingTheatre outing to see THIS HOUSE at the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford. This is a gripping, sometimes uproariously funny, depiction of politicians "at work".
June 2018
Tue Jun 5thOutingTravel Group Outing to Arundel Castle and Chichester Cathedral.There will be a guided tour around this longest inhabited country house with almost 1000 years of history. Before we leave for Chichester Cathedral, there will be time for lunch or a chance to see more of the Castle or the town.
A further guided tour around the Cathedral is offered in the afternoon. £40pp.for coach, entry fees & guided tours.
Wed Jun 6th
→Fri Jun 8th
HolidayA 3 day mini holiday to visit CHATSWORTH FLOWER SHOW. Please click the flyer on the right for more information.
Mon Jun 11thMeetingTALK "Pop Pirates of the 1960s" by Tony Hadland
Thu Jun 14thStudy DayGardening Trip
Fri Jun 15thSocialLunch at Newbury College
July 2018
Mon Jul 9thMeetingTALK "10 Downing Street and its Inhabitants" by Colin Oakes.
Tue Jul 17thStudy DayGardening Group Outing
Wed Jul 25thOutingCoach trip to BLENHEIM PALACE Includes a themed talk with coffee & biscuits, a guided tour of the Palace and a chance to lunch in one of the various restaurants on site. Afterwards, you may choose to re-enter the Palace or view the magnificent gardens and parklands. £34pp or HHA members £20.
August 2018
Mon Aug 13thMeetingRenewals
Wed Aug 22ndOutingOuting to Ightham Mote and Penshurst Place in Kent. This medieval moated manor house, with it's 700 year history, remains untouched by time. It is set in lovely gardens with an orchard, water features, lakes and woodland walks.
On arrival at Penshurst Place, we shall have an included two course lunch before exploring 10 rooms of the house or a walk around the one mile of yew hedging that divides the gardens into a series of rooms portraying the seasons in glorious colour. £40pp (Non NT members will need to pay £4 in cash on the day).
September 2018
Wed Sep 5thStudy DayWinchester FLOWER FESTIVAL
Mon Sep 10thMeetingTALK "The Crop Circle Mystery" by Andy Thomas
Tue Sep 11thOutingA trip to Stratford-on-Avon! A booking has been made to see Merry Wives of Windsor at The Royal Shakespeare Theatre This has been an instant sell-out but Waiting List can be joined via the Booking Form - please click on the right!
Wed Sep 12thStudy DayGardening Group Outing
Sun Sep 30th
→Fri Oct 5th
HolidayA 6 day holiday to NORTHUMBRIA. More information on the link on the right.
October 2018
Mon Oct 8thMeetingAGM St Nicolas Church Hall 2.15pm
November 2018
Mon Nov 12thMeetingTALK
Sun Nov 18thOutingSuggested outing to Classical Spectacular at The Royal Albert Hall. Please let Anne know if you would be interested only at this stage. No booking has been made as yet.
Thu Nov 29thOutingOuting to Birmingham Christmas Markets. Details will be in the May Newsletter. This notice was just so that you could put the date in your diaries.
December 2018
Mon Dec 10thMeetingChristmas Coffee Morning