Whitby Whaler

Events

Coffee mornings take place every month at St John Ambulance Hall, usually on the third Saturday of the month @ 10am-11:30am. See below for future dates and times.

Monthly lectures take place at St John Ambulance Hall and cover a variety of topics. Details of forthcoming lectures are given below - see the Monthly Lecture Group page in the section headed "Groups" for further details.

Outings – Regular outings are organised - see below for details.


Dates for your Diary
January 2020
Thu Jan 30thOutingThe Music Appreciation Group is planning its next outing to the Sage at Gateshead on Thursday January 30th 2020.

The Orchestre National de Lille will play a programme of mostly French music, Debussy’s Iberia and Le Mer, Ravel’s Ma Mere L’Oye, and Beethoven’s 4th Piano Concerto.

Cost will be approximately £45 for coach plus entry ticket, and bookings can be made at coffee mornings or by contacting Trevor Barrowcliffe on 600963.
Fri Jan 31stSocialOn 31st January 2020 the 3rd Age Stagers, our own Amateur Dramatic Group, are inviting us to a Murder Mystery Event.

The theme will be a Vintage Ball (so a chance to dress up in posh frocks/black tie) and while we are watching the play, someone will be murdered and we will need to become detectives!

Tickets now available at coffee mornings must be bought before the 24th January
February 2020
Sat Feb 1stSocialThe Weekend Group

Meet on the 1st Saturday each month at 10 a.m. at the Rusty Shears Café in Silver Street, so the next meeting will be on February 1st.

They have various plans to eat out and to visit the cinema. To find out more, just go along for coffee, or contact to Group coordinator, Maureen Osbourne on 01947 605141 or by email mandgosb@gmaol.com
Tue Feb 11thSocialThe Pub Lunch Group

Will meet at The Resolution on the corner of Skinner Street and Flowergate, on Tuesday February 11th - 12pm for 12.30pm

(Don’t forget the permanent change to the 2nd Tuesday in each month to avoid the clash with the lecture from now on)
Sat Feb 15thSocialCoffee Morning Saturday 15th February 2020

St John Ambulance @ 10am - 11:30pm

Unlimited cups of coffee and biscuits, 50p

If you would like to take a table in 2020 to raise money for your favourite charity, speak to Anne Jackson and she will arrange it for you.
Wed Feb 26thOutingTravel Group excursion will be to Bowes Museum, at Barnard Castle on 26th February 2020.
Fri Feb 28thSocialMonthly Whaler Barn Dance 2020

Venue: Spa Pavilion – Exhibition Hall – downstairs (lift)
Time: 2pm - 4pm (with a short break)
Cost: £2.50 U3A Members and guests
Live Music - Suitable for beginners and experienced.
No need to have a partner
Come along and enjoy an afternoon of fun!
March 2020
Tue Mar 10thSocialThe Beer and Wine Group

Are planning an outing on the evening of March 10th leaving Whitby at 6 p.m.

The probable venues will be The Water Wheel at Liverton, The Black Ball at Ugthorpe, and The Forge in Aislaby, and the cost of the bus will be £10.

ee Alan Jackson, or Pam and Alan Boland at the coffee morning if you are interested.
Fri Mar 27thSocialMonthly Whaler Barn Dance 2020

Venue: Spa Pavilion – Exhibition Hall – downstairs (lift)
Time: 2pm - 4pm (with a short break)
Cost: £2.50 U3A Members and guests
Live Music - Suitable for beginners and experienced.
No need to have a partner
Come along and enjoy an afternoon of fun!
April 2020
Fri Apr 17thSocialMonthly Whaler Barn Dance 2020

Venue: Spa Pavilion – Exhibition Hall – downstairs (lift)
Time: 2pm - 4pm (with a short break)
Cost: £2.50 U3A Members and guests
Live Music - Suitable for beginners and experienced.
No need to have a partner
Come along and enjoy an afternoon of fun!
Wed Apr 22ndHolidayTrip to Sorrento.

Steve at Whitby Travel has secured us a terrific holiday to Sorento on 22nd April, 2020 flying from Leeds Bradford Airport with Jet 2 Holidays.

Staying at the Hotel La Vue D'Or. This is a 7 night holiday, half board for £625 per person based on two people sharing, for single occupancy the price is £979.

"The charismatic hotel La Vue D'Or rests peacefully amongst the hills on the outskirts of Sorrento. The Hotel is a fantastic choice for a quiet, relaxing retreat with easy access to Sorrento resort centre"

Anyone interested in this holiday would simply need to pop into Whitby Travel on Flowergate to reserve their place.
Sun Apr 26thOutingGardening Group

Bookings are now being taken for Harrogate Spring Flower Show on April 26th , cost of coach and entry will be £27.00.

Book at the coffee morning or at the meeting to avoid disappointment.
Sun Apr 26thOutingThe next concert outing will also be to the Sage Gateshead

On Sunday 26th April and will feature the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra. Programme: Victoria Borisova-Ollas; Open Ground; Bruch; Violin Concerto (soloist Nicola Bernadetti); Sibelius; Symphony No.2.

Book at coffee mornings or contact Trevor Barrowcliffe on 600963.
June 2020
Mon Jun 1stOutingGardening Group

Bookings are now being taken for visit to Stillingfleet Lodge Garden on June 1st with buffet lunch at Naburn Marina included in the cost of £26.00.

Book at the coffee morning or at the meeting to avoid disappointment.
Fri Jun 26thSocialMonthly Whaler Barn Dance 2020

Venue: Spa Pavilion – Exhibition Hall – downstairs (lift)
Time: 2pm - 4pm (with a short break)
Cost: £2.50 U3A Members and guests
Live Music - Suitable for beginners and experienced.
No need to have a partner
Come along and enjoy an afternoon of fun!
July 2020
Fri Jul 10thSocialMonthly Whaler Barn Dance 2020

Venue: Spa Pavilion – Exhibition Hall – downstairs (lift)
Time: 2pm - 4pm (with a short break)
Cost: £2.50 U3A Members and guests
Live Music - Suitable for beginners and experienced.
No need to have a partner
Come along and enjoy an afternoon of fun!
September 2020
Fri Sep 4thMeetingRegistration Day will be on September 4th in the Whitby Spa

We shall have to find some new committee members then so that’s something to keep in mind.
October 2020
Sat Oct 10thMeetingAGM will be on October 10th in the Rifle Club.

We shall have to find some new committee members then so that’s something to keep in mind.

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