Oldham & District

Events

Meetings are held on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 10.00 am at the Millennium Cultural Centre, Featherstall Road North, Oldham, OL9 6QB. The morning includes refreshments, a guest speaker and information on the various activities you may enjoy. You are very welcome to come along.


Dates for your Diary
Anything Goes
Tue Sep 15th 2020
→Tue Sep 22nd 2020
2020 GROUP HOLIDAY. DEPARTING SEPTEMBER 15TH 2020 FROM MANCHESTER AIRPORT FOR 7 NIGHTS ARRIVING BACK IN MANCHESTER SEPTEMBER 22ND.2020
7 NIGHTS IN YOUR OWN EN SUITE ROOM AT THE 4 STAR BEST HOTELS SEMIRAMIS, PUERTO de la CRUZ. TENERIFE.
INCLUDES ALL BREAKFASTS, LUNCHES, DINNERS.FREE BAR OPEN 12HOURS A DAY. UNLIMITED TEA/COFFEE SERVED WITHIN THE HOTEL. WINE AND WATER WITH LUNCH AND DINNER.

CONTACT VERA RIGBY 01457 873560
E MAIL verarigby@talktalk.net.
Wed Dec 30th 2020
→Fri Jan 1st 2021
2020/21 NEW YEAR CELEBRATIONS.
3 NIGHTS DINNER, BED AND BREAKFAST AT "THE BEAUFORT PARK HOTEL" WALES.
INCLUDES TRANSPORT, AFTERNOON TEA ON NEW YEARS DAY. ENTERTAINMENT EACH EVENING.
DAY OUTING TO LLANDUDNO.
LIMITED SINGLE ROOMS AT NO SUPPLEMENT.
INCLUSIVE COST £359.
CONTACT VERA RIGBY. 01457 873560
verarigby@taltalk.net
Discover & Dine
Thu Dec 12th WHITE HART CHRISTMAS LUNCH
£30

Final date for table preferences 28/11/19

12.30 pm for 13.00pm Lunch
Thu Jan 23rd 2020 STOCKPORT PLAZA
Guided tour and lunch.
£28
Details in October, payment November
Thu Feb 27th 2020 TODMORDEN TOWN HALL
Guided tour and lunch
Details November, payment December
Thu Mar 26th 2020 BUNBURY WATER MILL ,BUNBURY CHURCH & BRIDGEMERE GARDEN CENTRE
Details in December
Payment January
Thu Apr 23rd 2020 TOUR OF LIVERPOOL METROPOLITAN CATHEDRAL ( ROMAN CATHOLIC)
& TOUR OF PORT SUNLIGHT.
Details in January
Payment in February
Thu May 28th 2020 VISIT TO THE TROLLEY BUS MUSEUM DONCASTER & GUIDED TOUR AT THE AMAZON WAREHOUSE DONCASTER
Details in February
. Payment in March
Mon Jun 8th 2020
→Fri Jun 12th 2020
VISIT TO THE ISLE OF WIGHT
June 8th -12th
Now fully booked.
Balance due in April
Thu Jun 25th 2020 CARNFORTH STATION HERITAGE CENTRE ( of the film BRIEF ENCOUNTER fame) & guided tour of LEIGHTON HALL.
Details in March
Payment in April
Mon Nov 16th 2020
→Wed Nov 18th 2020
THURSFORD CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR
In 2018 many of us enjoyed a visit to this Christmas spectacular. I am proposing to do this again in 2020. Because of it’s popularity I have to request tickets for this event well in advance.
The visit will be for 2 nights stay in Norwich. Bed breakfast and evening meals. Visits to
Nottingham Industrial Museum & Wollaton Hall on the outward journey.
Tour of Norwich Cathedral and Thursford Spectacular in the evening on the 2nd day
Tour of Coventry Transport museum on the return journey.
To determine the interest in this event please sign the list at the December meeting.
No money until early 2020
Cost approx £294. single supplement £55
If you do not know about this Christmas spectacular you can check it out on the Thursford website.
MOTOS (Members on Their Own)
Wed Dec 18th CHRISTMAS AT GORTON MONASTERY

ARRIVE APPROX 11AM FOR MULLED WINE/FRUIT PUNCH
ASSEMBLE IN NAVE FOR TALK FROM ELAINE GRIFFITHS
CHRISTMAS LUNCH
Roast parsnip soup,warm bread
Roast roast turkey breast,roast and creamed potatoes,carrots and parsnips,sprouts,homemade stuffing,pigs in blankets,rich jus
Vegetarian option mushroom and nut roast with traditional trimmings
Christmas pudding with brandy sauce
Tea/coffee with mini mince pies
FOLLOWED BY SINGER .OPTIONAL CAROL SINGING

£35 per person. NON REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT OF £15 PAYABLE NO LATER THAN JUNE MEETING
NOW FULLY BOOKED
Transport at additional cost will be arranged
Sat Jan 25th 2020 Sing-a-Long-a Bohemian Rhapsody

Oldham Coliseum Theatre 7.30pm

Our live host will warm up our voices,teach us some iconic dance moves and show us how to use our interactive prop bags.Then settle down to watch the smash hit film singing along with the on screen lyrics
£16 per person. Payment no later than End of July because the seats are much in demand and cannot be reserved any longer.
Thu Feb 20th 2020 The World of Glass

Travel to St Helens and enjoy tea/coffee and biscuits
Guided tour of Pilkington Crystal Collection and St Helens Heritage collection
Then a special effects film show followed by a demonstration from the glassblowing team
Time for an included one course lunch with tea/coffee at Hotties restaurant
Then a tour round the Jubilee Cone building with a glimpse of life in a Victorian Glass Factory followed inevitably by a visit to the gift shop before coming home

Leave Lees 9.00pm, Oldham 9.15pm
£32.50 per person
Tue Mar 17th 2020
→Sat Mar 21st 2020

SPRINGTIME IN PARIS

Door to door service with porterage

Day 1.Travel to Ashford {with stops for refreshment at own cost} for an overnight stay in a single room at the Holiday Inn Ashford.Dinner is included

Day 2.After an included breakfast carry on to Folkestone for Eurotunnel crossing to Calais and proceeding to the village of Bully-les-mines for a two course lunch with tea/coffee.Onwards to Paris where we will settle into our indivdual cabins on MS Botticelli which is moored near the Eiffel Tower
The ship has recently been renovated.It has lounge bar with dance floor,bar,dining room and sun deck.Each cabin is en suite,air conditioned and has a hair dryer,TV and safe.We enjoy 3 nights dinner,breakfast and lunch on board.

Day 3.Guided coach tour of Paris highlights,eg Louvre,Arc de Triomphe,Champs Elysees etc.with an English speaking guide.After lunch on board, the afternoon is free for you to do what you want

Day 4. Guided coach tour of Old Montmartre and Sacre Coeur with English speaking guide.After lunch,the afternoon is free.

On one evening we will enjoy a Paris by night cruise

Day 5. After breakfast we leave Paris for our homeward journey

£689 per person.Upper deck supplement £80

Sat Apr 18th 2020 Halle Concert of Elton John's most loved songs

Bridgewater Hall

Saturday 18th April 7.30pm

Tickets £31.03 each.

Because these tickets are in substantial demand payment is required no later than December's monthly meeting