Preston Park

HERITAGE VISITING GROUP

DESCRIPTION:
We visit museums, cathedrals, major historical sites and other heritage locations about a dozen times a year.
Whenever possible, guided tours are arranged. Visits usually include the chance to lunch in groups.
Upcoming programme is advertised in the Preston Park u3a Monthly Updates. All Preston Park u3a members are able to express an interest in any visit.

GROUP LEADER:
John Colman Click here to email John Colman

Email John Colman to reserve a space on any visit or to be put on the HVG mailing list. Bookings are made on receipt of your cheque (or payment) payable to “PRESTN PK U3A N2. Please read the full HVG booking conditions set out below. Visits are open to all members of PPu3a on a first come first served basis. Payment by cheque usually confirms your place on the visit.

Reservation, Booking & Visit Conditions
Please read all of these terms carefully before paying.
1) To check a visit’s availability, please contact John Colman by phone, email or at the PPu3a monthly meeting.
2) Reserving space gives you booking priority. Please pay at least 5 weeks in advance. You will be reminded by email.
3) A booking is only made on receipt of payment. Once booked, payments made are not normally refundable.
4) Cheques payable to “PRESTN PK U3A N2,. Send to John Colman. Visit name on reverse. separate cheques for each visit please.
5) BACS payments to sort code “20-12-75”, a/c no. “60860212”, a/c name “PRESTN PK U3A N2 ref. “Heritage”.
Please email both John Curwen and John Colman to notify them when you make a BACS payment.
6) All reservations and bookings are made on a first come, first served basis. Tickets are not issued in advance.
7) Visits by coach are number limited; most other visits are not. If bus travel is used, please bring a bus pass or pay.
8) Reservations, bookings and payments will always be acknowledged. Final details will be emailed a week before a visit.
9) If you are likely to be away or out of contact in the 6 to 8 weeks before the visit, please pay before you go away.
10) Visits are for PP U3A members only but, at the group leader’s discretion, others may be invited to attend to fill spaces.
11) If a visit is cancelled or materially changed, we hope to refund your payment but this cannot be guaranteed.
12) There are often late withdrawals so it is worth asking to be on “standby” for fully booked visits.
13) Photos of visits are often taken and circulated. If you do not wish to appear in photos, please tell the visit leader.

Dates for your Diary
Fri May 24th A Day Trip to Cambridge by train.
Have you wondered where the Thameslink services go? Well now is your chance to find out about the Cambridge service and have 4 to 5 hours looking around when you arrive. NB the journey is about 2 hours 25 minutes each way - a chance to chat with friends! Cost £34.25 for rail only. Bring your bus pass with you.
To book please contact Group Leader, John Colman.
Fri Jun 14th Hornimans Museum, Forest Hill, London
Visit the winner of the national museum of the year award a year or two ago. Rail to East Croydon then a 35 minute bus ride to the museum. Bring your bus pass or pay. Cost £14 for rail only.
To book please contact Group Leader, John Colman.
Fri Sep 13th Parham House & Gardens, Storrington
By coach. Taking reservations. Details to follow.
Fri Sep 27th Cutty Sark & Nat. Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
By rail & riverboat. Taking reservations. Details to follow.
Fri Oct 18th National Portrait Gallery, Trafalgar Square, London
By rail & bus. Taking reservations. Details to follow.
Fri Nov 1st London Transport Museum, Covent Garden, London
By rail & bus. Taking reservations. Details to follow.
Fri Nov 29th Windsor Castle with Xmas lights
Sold out. By coach. Details to follow.
More Group Pages
ART HISTORY & APPRECIATION ART OUTDOORS BADMINTON BOOK REVIEWS 1 (Non Fiction)
BOOK REVIEWS 2: BOOK REVIEWS 3 BOOK REVIEWS 4 BOOK REVIEWS 5
BOOK REVIEWS 6 BOWLS (External Activity) BRIDGE 1 (Basic) BRIDGE 2 (Drop In)
CANASTA COFFEE MORNING: FRIDAY DROP-IN CRAFTS CROQUET: (External Activity)
CYCLING FAMILY HISTORY (Beginners) FRENCH CONVERSATION FRENCH CONVERSATION ADVANCED
FRENCH DETECTIVE STORIES GARDEN VISITS GERMAN HERITAGE VISITING GROUP
HISTORY HOLIDAYS HOUSE PLANTS and CONTAINER GARDENING INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS
ITALIAN-CONVERSAZIONE ITALIANA JAZZ APPRECIATION LUNCH GROUP 1 LUNCH GROUP 2
MAHJONG FOR BEGINNERS MATHS 1 (Joy Of) MATHS 2 (Advanced) MATHS 3 (Complex)
MUSIC APPRECIATION 1 MUSIC APPRECIATION 2 OPERA APPRECIATION PATCHWORK & QUILTING
PATCHWORK & QUILTING 2 PÉTANQUE PHILOSOPHY PHYSICS: ADVANCED
PILATES 1 PILATES 2 PILATES 3 PLAY READING
QI GONG QUIZZES RACKETBALL SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING
SCRABBLE SPANISH CONVERSATION SUNDAY LUNCH TABLE TENNIS
TAI CHI 1 (Improvers) TAI CHI 2 (Beg & Intermediate) UKULELE AND SINGING GROUP WALKING STRIDERS
WALKING STROLLERS YOGA (Hatha)
More Group Pages
ART HISTORY & APPRECIATION ART OUTDOORS
BADMINTON BOOK REVIEWS 1 (Non Fiction)
BOOK REVIEWS 2: BOOK REVIEWS 3
BOOK REVIEWS 4 BOOK REVIEWS 5
BOOK REVIEWS 6 BOWLS (External Activity)
BRIDGE 1 (Basic) BRIDGE 2 (Drop In)
CANASTA COFFEE MORNING: FRIDAY DROP-IN
CRAFTS CROQUET: (External Activity)
CYCLING FAMILY HISTORY (Beginners)
FRENCH CONVERSATION FRENCH CONVERSATION ADVANCED
FRENCH DETECTIVE STORIES GARDEN VISITS
GERMAN HERITAGE VISITING GROUP
HISTORY HOLIDAYS
HOUSE PLANTS and CONTAINER GARDENING INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS
ITALIAN-CONVERSAZIONE ITALIANA JAZZ APPRECIATION
LUNCH GROUP 1 LUNCH GROUP 2
MAHJONG FOR BEGINNERS MATHS 1 (Joy Of)
MATHS 2 (Advanced) MATHS 3 (Complex)
MUSIC APPRECIATION 1 MUSIC APPRECIATION 2
OPERA APPRECIATION PATCHWORK & QUILTING
PATCHWORK & QUILTING 2 PÉTANQUE
PHILOSOPHY PHYSICS: ADVANCED
PILATES 1 PILATES 2
PILATES 3 PLAY READING
QI GONG QUIZZES
RACKETBALL SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING
SCRABBLE SPANISH CONVERSATION
SUNDAY LUNCH TABLE TENNIS
TAI CHI 1 (Improvers) TAI CHI 2 (Beg & Intermediate)
UKULELE AND SINGING GROUP WALKING STRIDERS
WALKING STROLLERS YOGA (Hatha)