Ravenshead

Trips&Visits

Occasional Trips and Visits are coordinated by Ian Harrison and organised by individual members of Ravenshead U3A. Enquiries for details of a trip should be made directly to the trip organiser.

The visit organiser is shown for each event where this is known. If you would like to help by organising one of our trips then please contact Ian Harrison or phone 01623 486345. Help and advice will be available to help you organise a visit.

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

The role of the Trips Visits Coordinator

Trips and Visits Weblog (BLOG):- Trips and Visits BLOG
Any additional information and photographs from our members could be included in the BLOG.

Entries+additions to this page can be made by Ian Harrison or Alan Paul web site editor.

Dates for your Diary
Wed Jun 6th
→Tue Jun 26th
Bletchley Park War time secret coding centre.
A visit is planned by Kate Asquith for 6th of June. A 59 seater coach has been booked to leave at 8.30 PM and return to Ravenshead by 6 PM.
See https://www.bletchleypark.org.
FINAL PAYMENTS FOR THIS TRIP SHOULD BE MADE NOW. CHEQUES PAYABLE TO "RAVENSHEAD U3A SOCIAL ACCOUNT" FOR £25 OR £5 DEPENDING ON WHETHER A DEPOSIT HAS ALREADY BEEN PAID. CURRENTLY THE COACH IS FULL. A WAITING LIST HAS BEEN CREATED
Please record expressions of interest to Ian Harrison, Trips coordinator.
Sat Jun 9th Chatsworth Flower Show in partnership with Wedgwood Saturday 9th June 2018
Entrance tickets £33.50 purchased in advance, (£40 on the day.) See
https://www.rhs.org.uk/shows-events/rhs-chatsworth-flower-show/Plan-your-visit
ALL SEATS SOLD Total cost £41 Please contact Alan Paul on 01623 793087 or George Nash on 01623 799312
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We would like to hear expressions of interest in the following trips. Specific dates are not decided yet and we hope that volunteers will come forward to act as coordinators for each of the trips.

Suggestions for Trips and Visits for Ravenshead U3a

1. Great Central Railway, Loughborough – Lunch on the train and site visit.

2. Black Country Museum, Dudley, West Midlands – Historic industrial restored town and village.

3. Midland Motorcycle Museum, West Midlands.

4. East Kirby Aviation Museum, Lincolnshire – Historic airfield/museum and operational taxiing Lancaster Bomber.

5. Eden Camp Museum, Yorkshire – lots to see and do, restored wartime buildings and themed displays.

6. Severn Valley Railway, Kidderminster – Long distance restored steam railway and museum.

7. North Yorkshire Moors train trip to Whitby.

8. Imperial War Museum Duxford is a branch of the Imperial War Museum near Duxford in Cambridgeshire – very large historic aviation museum.

Many thanks; I look forward to receiving your ideas and support.

Email Ian Harrison, Trips and Visits Co-Ordinator. or Tel 01623 486345
Tue Sep 18th Terracotta Army exhibition at Liverpool Tuesday 18th September 2018 Entry by timed appointment at 1 PM 53 tickets at £12 have been reserved. Total cost of trip £22.
Departure from Ravenshead expected between 8 to 8.30 AM (to be confirmed). Arrive back in Ravenshead about 8.30 PM. Stops arranged in both directions, toilet on board the coach.
Payment of £22 must be completed by end of July Cheques payable to Ravenshead U3A social account.
See http://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/wml/exhibitions/terracotta-warriors/
Please express your interest to Jackie Salmon. trip. organiser.
Mon Oct 1st
→Sun Oct 28th
Ashfield U3A Holidays 2018
October 2018 ,Venezuela @ Angel Falls
Two week trip up the Orinoco. This is an adventure trip so be prepared to rough it a bit
Travel with Explore Worldwide ATOL protected.
Phone Caroline Rhoades. Ashfield u3a holiday organiser. 01623 721987
Sun Oct 28th Thursford Christmas Show. 44 tickets have been reserved for 28th November. Cost £43.50p per person, payment by Cheque is required in July/August. The coach fare is £12.50p. Cheques for the coach fare are required by the October monthly meeting. Total cost of trip is £56.00 contact Jackie Salmon
Mon Jan 7th Thoresby Hall Holiday group. 2 Holidays 7.1.19 and 18.2.19 see details via this link

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