Trips and Activities

Trips coordinator Christine Dean
Telephone 01623 792004

Trips activities are coordinated by the coordinator and organised by individual members of Ravenshead U3A.

The activity organiser is displayed for each activity where this is known. If you would like to help by organising one of our activities then please contact the coordinator. Help and advice will be available to help you organise an activity.

Lists will be available at the monthly general meetings of the RU3A for you to record your interest in joining visits.

Enquiries for details of an activity should be made directly to the relevant organiser.

If you have information or photographs for display on this page contact the trips and activity coordinator or Alan Paul web site editor.

Dates for your Diary
Sat Oct 19th AGEING WELL CONFERENCE Nottingham University
‘Living Life to the Full’ inspiring U3A members to enjoy later life.
Open to all Nottinghamshire U3A membersSaturday 19th October 2019: 10am – 4pm.
To be held at the School of PSYCHOLOGY Nottingham University Park. Registration 9.30am for 10am Start Admission £10 includes lunch Ticket line opens June 10 – July 25
Email pacosaucedo1@gmail.com Telephone 0115 923 3109
If leaving message on answerphone please spell surname

Cognitive testing workshop; Attention and Driving; Ageing well; shopping well; Voice recognition for maintaining contact; Sleep and the over 50s; Design the dementia friendly house; Men and Ageing; Age UK Notts; Befriending service; Tai ChiCha Cha Cha; Walk round Highfields; Lake Happiness
Sat Dec 7th Opera Dudes Evening trip; Fantastic blend of opera, swing and show songs from sensational voices. Good clean "carry on" fun.
Tickets 13.50p. 2 mini busses already ready full. Tickets only available if using your own transport, to Patchings Art Centre, Calverton. contact Chris Dean tel. 792004 for tickets.
Tue Dec 17th Christmas Celebration Lunch at Portland college ,which will include two entertaining items
Tickets are £16 each
Christmas Celebration Lunch 2019 Menu
At Portland College 17th December 12.30pm for 1PM
Ticket No.

1.Creamed Cauliflower and Chestnut . (V) Croutons
and Shaved Parmesan Warm Onion Tin Loaf and Butter
2.Duck Parfait with Orange and Gin Crusty Bread
and House Pickles Crusty Bread and House Pickle
3. Traditional Roast Breast of English Turkey Lemon Thyme
Stuffing Chipolata Sausage and Bacon Roll Rich Roast Gravy
4 Butternut Squash, Cranberry and Sage Pithivier (V)
With Roasted Onion Sauce.

Main courses are served with Brussel Sprouts, Honey Roasted
Carrots and Parsnips Rosemary and Garlic Roast Potatoes Mashed Potatoes

5 Traditional Christmas Pudding with Brandy butter
6 White Forest Meringue Roulade. Black Cherry Compote and Ice Cream

Coffee and Warm Mince Pies

Please print your name......................................................................................

Lead name of group if any (max. 12 per table) …............................................

Menu choice numbers ….............. …................. …................

Return to Alan Paul 65 Church Drive NG15 9FG tel. 01623 793087

or by email alanpaul7833@gmail.com

deadline 20th November Ticket Number
Kate Asquith is organising another boat cruise in Gloucestershire with English Holiday Cruises (ABTA registered).
Two options:
31st March 1st April (2 night stay). Price £315.00; 2 people sharing a twin cabin.1 inclusive tour
3rd 4th 5th April (3 night stay). Price £450.00 2 people sharing a twin cabin (4 inclusive tours)
Suitable for people with reduced mobility who can manage stairs unaided
Transport to be arranged (at extra cost) but if taking your own car, parking is £7 per night
All passengers MUST: Arrange their own insurance, and pay a substantial deposit when required.
Optional extra is a short stay in a local hotel before (or after) your cruise for a good rate
Price includes:On board WIFI; Bijou en-suite twin cabin with window and climate control;All meals, lunch and evening meal with wine or beer or soft drinks
Special diets catered for
Coffee and tea available at all times
Welcome drinks and cocktails ON Friday and Captains Cocktail party Saturday evening meals
Entertainment on at least 1 night
Entrance ticket to Slimbridge Bird Sanctuary
Visit to Purton Barge Graveyard
01623 456047
Email Kate Asquith
Tue Dec 31st Holiday to Ireland 21 June 2020
This is a holiday organised by Caroline Rhoades of Ashfield U3A.
Outward journey overnight stop off in Dublin, dinner bed and breakfast Plaza Hotel Tallaght
6 nights bed breakfast and evening meal at Westport Woods Hotel and Spa. All rooms with private facilities, tea and coffee making etc. evening entertainment, indoor swimming pool and spa. The hotel is set in its own woodlands. The quayside is a short walk or taxi ride away, train station is a 400-yard walk
Included excursions:
Connemara including fjord cruise and visit to Kylemore Abbey and Gardens
Guided tour Achill Islands
En route excursion to Galway
Free time in Westport to relax and enjoy the area
Return overnight stop off in Dublin dinner bed and breakfast Hamlet Court Hotel Meath and then on to the ferry for home
Coach will pick up from Kirkby, Sutton and Mansfield, NO INTERCHANGE, WE WILL HEAD STRAIGHT UP TO THE FERRY
£ 819.00 pp sharing twin or double room
£ 190. 00 single supplement
We will be travelling with ALFA Tours who are ABTA registered for your protection and peace of mind. Please note you will need a passport and travel insurance
£50.00 deposit - secures your place - cheques made to ALFA Ltd
Contact Caroline Rhoades email Caroline Rhoades
07724 210563 or 01623 721987

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