Whitby Whaler


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
December 2019
Fri Dec 13thSocialThe Barn Dance Group has its last session for this year in the Spa Pavilion at 2 pm on Friday December 13th.
Tue Dec 17thSocialChristmas Lunch at the Jolly Sailors at St Ann’s Staithe in Whitby on Tuesday December 17th at 12.30 pm.

The cost will be £14.95 for 2 courses or £19.95 for 3 courses, and you can contact the group leader, Mike Hilson, on 01947 228537 if you would like to go.

Members please note that in 2020, the date for group meetings will change to the 2nd Tuesday in each month. This is to avoid the clash with the monthly lecture.
Sat Dec 21stSocialCoffee Morning December 21st 2019

St John Ambulance Hall @ 10am - 11:30pm

Unlimited cups of coffee, mince pies and biscuits, 50p

Entertaining will be provided by U3A Recorder Group & U3A Singers

(If you would like to take a table during 2020 please speak to Anne Jackson 01947 810590 and a date will be arranged for you.)
January 2020
Wed Jan 29thMeetingSolo Travel Club
Travel solo with confidence

Held on the Last Wednesday of every month we will be hosting a coffee morning at the Art Café on Flowergate. 10.00am – 11.00am. Each month will be hosted by a guest speaker.

Our Next Meeting will be Wednesday 29th January 2020 @ 10.00am

Guest Host: Alison Graham – Inghams Holidays (best known for their Lakes and Mountains programme)
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.
February 2020
Wed Feb 26thOutingTravel Group excursion will be to Bowes Museum, at Barnard Castle on 26th February 2020.
April 2020
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.

Click on a picture below to see it full-size with more details.