Weymouth & Portland

Outings and Theatre Trips

A message from Chris, group Leader, following easing of COVID restrictions May 2021

Crossways are running many trips and the list of opportunities is below. Crossways have good COVID protocols in place to keep all passengers safe.

Outings range from visits to Weymouth Pavilion theatre, to coach trips, to visiting places of interest further afield. Our coordinator Chris Hill works hard to offer a wide variety of outings to suit most tastes. If you would like regular updates and details of trips emailed to you please ask Chris to add you to the Outings Group email List. If you book a trip you will automatically be added to the email list.

Please bring your cheque book to meetings with you if you are thinking about booking an outing. All cheques for day trips to be payable to Weymouth and Portland U3A. If you have to pay by cash, please make sure you get a receipt.

Cheques for holidays to be made payable to the tour company or other service provider. Crossways Travel give our members a £15 discount on their holidays if you mention you are a U3A member at the time of booking.

Prices and times for the day trips are for guidance and may change. Please see the Outings notice board for estimated departure and return times.

N.B. You will be asked to sign your consent for your home phone number & mobile number to be provided to both the tour company, and to the U3A member accompanying you on any trips, so that they can contact you in the event that this is necessary.

MESSAGE FROM CROSSWAYS TRAVEL
"We are very please to advise we will be back in full operation from 3rd August (2020). Your members can rest assured that we take the safety of our customers and staff very seriously indeed and have implemented many new systems to give customers the confidence that we are doing everything to keep you safe, including investing in a Fogging machine that completely sanitizes the whole coach from top to bottom killing 99.9% of all germs." please click on the link opposite to read their full notice.

PLEASE NOTE, SOME DATES HAVE BEEN CHANGED AND SOME TRIPS ARE CANCELLED

8TH AUGUST - LOOE ON THE CORNISH COAST - COST £33.50 Limited pick-ups.
13TH AUGUST - ROSEMOOR RHS FLOWER SHOW - COST £36.00
17TH AUGUST - NATIONAL TRUST ARLNGTON COURT - COST £36 (£11.75 discount for N.T. members i.e. £24.25p)
24TH AUGUST - MILESTONES MUSEUM, HAMPSHIRE - COST £42
26TH AUGUST - BRADFORD ON AVON CANAL CRUISE WITH CREAM TEA - COST £43
1ST SEPTEMBER - SANDHURST MILITARY ACADEMY - COST £59.95 Limited pick-ups. THIS TRIP HAS BEEN CANCELLED
15TH SEPTEMBER - TIVERTON HORSE DRAWN CANAL BOAT TRIP - £39.50
30TH SEPTEMBER - SIMON & GARFUNKEL STORY, LIGHTHOUSE THEATRE, POOLE - COST £40
20TH OCTOBER - AUTUMN COLOURS IN HIGH BEECHES WATER GARDENS - COST £44 - LIMITED PICK-UPS
13TH NOVEMBER - OAKHAM TREASURES - A privately owned museum of retail & farming history - COST £35
28TH NOVEMBER - BLENHEIM PALACE ILLUMINATED TRAIL - COST £49.50 - LIMITED PICK-UPS
12TH DECEMBER - WATERCRESS STEAM RAILWAY ILLUMINATED TRAIN - COST £49.50

N.B. The "limited pick-ups" are Weymouth Railway Station, Weymouth Park and Ride, Dorchester Tesco and Dorchester South Station only.
Free parking has been arranged at Dorchester Tesco car park (NOT CURRYS) and at Weymouth Park and Ride on the day of the trip

All bookings should be paid for by cheque, payable to Weymouth & Portland U3A. Your cheque can be stamped with the payee's name when you come to the Outings Desk. It will not be cashed until the bookings have closed. Tickets with pick-up times and seat numbers will arrive via email 7-10 prior to the trip date.

Please note, bookings will only be taken if accompanied by a cheque. Seating will be on a first come first served basis.

Dates for your Diary
Sun Aug 8th LOOE ON THE CORNISH COAST - COST £33.50 Limited pick-ups.
Fri Aug 13th ROSEMOOR RHS FLOWER SHOW - COST £36.00
Tue Aug 17th NATIONAL TRUST ARLNGTON COURT - COST £36 (£11.75 discount for N.T. members i.e. £24.25p)
Tue Aug 24th Milestones Museum, Hampshire COST £42
Thu Aug 26th Bradford on Avon canal cruise with cream tea cost £43
Wed Sep 15th TIVERTON HORSE DRAWN CANAL BOAT TRIP £39.50
Thu Sep 30th Simon & Garfunkel Story - Lighthouse Theatre Poole - Cost £40
Wed Oct 20th Autumn Colours in High Beeches Water Gardens - Cost £44 - Limited pick ups
Sat Nov 13th Oakham Treasurers - A privately owned museum of retail & farming history - Cost £35
Sun Nov 28th Blenheim Palace Illuminated Trail - £49.50 - Limited pick ups
Sun Dec 12th Watercress Steam Railway Illuminated Train Cost £49.50

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