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|
|Tue Aug 6th||Outing||The 1st Chairman's Outing - Coach tour around The Royal Landscape Heritage in Windsor. This is mainly for the less mobile amongst us as there is very little walking except the gentle guided tour in the Savill Garden which is optional. There is more about this trip in the flyer, click here Royal Landscape Heritage and the Booking form is available at The On-Line Forms page.|
(The coach is now full but you are welcome to be added to a waiting list as people often cancel at the last minute).
|Mon Aug 12th||Meeting||RENEWALS meeting in St Nicolas Church Hall. From 12.30pm to 3.30pm.|
Combine this with a cup of tea and a chat with friends. Please click Renewal Form to download and complete.
|Wed Aug 14th||Study Day||A Day trip to London to see The Wallace Collection displaying the wonderful works of art collected in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries by the first four Marquesses of Hertford and Sir Richard Wallace, the son of the 4th Marquess. Lunch may be booked at the Museum or there will be various other eateries available around Oxford Street. Click on The Wallace Collection for the Booking Form.|
|Wed Sep 4th||Outing||The 2nd Chairman's Outing - to Bristol visiting two of Brunel's finest works, The CLIFTON SUSPENSION BRIDGE and the SS GREAT BRITAIN which includes the new "Being Brunel Exhibition". To see more about this trip click on Brunel Bristol. The Booking form is available at The On-Line Forms page|
|Thu Sep 5th||Outing||Day Trip to the Mary Rose Museum, Portsmouth.|
Includes a Guided Tour by one of the Museum's Guides.
Details are in the May Newsletter - click Mary Rose for the Booking Form and also on The On-Line Forms Page..
|Mon Sep 9th||Meeting||Talk, The London Underground by Tony Earle|
|Thu Sep 12th||Study Day||KEW GARDENS - Our Gardening Group have invited members to join them on this visit to the world famous Royal Botanic Gardens which will include Kew Palace and the Royal Kitchens.|
More information is on the Kew Gardens Booking Form
|Sun Sep 15th|
→Fri Sep 20th
|Holiday||CHESTER.Statues, Salt & More. A six day holiday centred around Chester - more details on the flyer attached. Click Chester B.F. for the Booking Form.|
|Wed Sep 18th||Outing||CALENDAR GIRLS The hugely successful musical created by Gary Barlow and Tim Firth. We chose the Bournemouth Pavilion venue for this outing - to give you a day by the seaside too. Please click Calendar Girls for a lot more about this performance. The Booking Form is on the right and on ON-LINE FORMS page.|
|Mon Oct 14th||Meeting||AGM followed by a talk by Andrew Bustin - "My Life as an EXTRA"|
|Wed Oct 23rd||Outing||National Portrait Gallery St Martin's Place, London. A specialist Art Historian will give a talk in the Lecture Theatre about the Gallery and the highlights of the Collection. After spending time in the Gallery you may wish to visit the Pre-Raphaelite Sisters' exhibition or The National Gallery etc.. The Booking Form is available at The On-Line Forms Page.|
|Mon Nov 11th||Meeting||Talk, "Music with my Saxophone" by Jonathan Woodhouse.|
|Wed Nov 20th||Outing||Something different for Christmas! BrickLane Music Hall in London's East End. A visit to an Old Tyme Musical with afternoon tea during the interval. Click on BrickLane for more information about this very entertaining and novel experience. Please click Brick Lane B/Form for the Booking Form or request one from the Office.(Now full but you can be added to a waiting list).|
|Wed Nov 27th||Outing||Christmas Flicks Relive the days of the old movies! The "Regent Street Cinema" was the first in the country to show moving pictures in 1896 and was where British cinema was born.|
An action packed day ending with a fish & chip supper and a glimpse of the Christmas Lights. More details on the Booking Form available at The On-Line Forms Page.
|Fri Jan 24th||Outing||CIRQUE du SOLEIL return to London's Royal Albert Hall in 2020, bringing their dazzling luminous spectacle, LUZIA, to Europe for the first time.|
More about this amazing event on the Booking Form available THE ON-LINE FORMS Page.(NOW FULL! Waiting list only now.)
|Tue May 12th|
→Tue May 19th
Eight day holiday in a 4* hotel centred around Rovinj on the Adriatic in northern Croatia.
For details, please see the Croatia flyer
|Fri Jun 12th|
→Mon Jun 15th
|Holiday||WORCESTER Holiday 4 day touring holiday covering the THREE COUNTIES SHOW, BLACK COUNTRY MUSEUM and the SEVERN VALLEY STEAM TRAIN. More details - click Worcester Flyer|
Click Worcester Holiday for the booking form
|Thu Jun 25th||Outing||A wonderful opportunity to see SWAN LAKE by the English National Ballet Company at the Royal Albert Hall. Please read the Booking Form for more information about this performance.|
|Sun Sep 6th|
→Fri Sep 11th
|Holiday||Lancashire Holiday A six-day holiday covering Yorkshire, Lancashire, the Wirral and Cheshire, including 2 train rides, 2 boat trips, and a tour round Concorde and Port Sunlight village.|
Click Lancashire Booking for the booking form