Trips: Lochs and Glens Holiday

LOCHS and GLENS HOLIDAY, 2018. LOCH AWE HOTEL, Dalmally, Argyll. September 1st to 6th, 2018 (5 nights, 6 days). Two members have had to cancel their places on this holiday so  a twin room has become available. Please contact Sheila Pendered, 01858 463133 for more details.

Trips: Holdenby Hall, East Haddon

Holdenby Hall is not usually open to the public but we can enjoy a tour of the house and gardens, as well as sampling tea and cake!  Ian Webb and Avril Pell – SLU3A Local History group.

Trips: Moorcroft Pottery

MOORCROFT FACTORY & POTTERIES MUSEUM & ART  GALLERY STOKE – ON –TRENT A guided factory tour of the famous Moorcroft Pottery showing the various processes. At the Potteries Museum and Art Gallery the exhibitions include the Staffordshire Hoard of gold from the 7th Century, the largest Anglo Saxon collection ever found, A Mark XVI Spitfire […]

Trips: Bank of England Museum

The Museum explains the Bank’s history from its foundation in 1694 and its work today at the centre of the economy.  Explore the advanced security features on our bank notes and pick up a genuine gold bar. THIS TRIP IS FULL BUT I HAVE A LONG RESERVE LIST SO IF THERE IS SUFFICIENT DEMAND I […]

Trips: The Triumph Visitor Centre, Hinckley

HOME OF THE MOTORCYCLE A fully guided Factory Tour, from concept to manufacturing and final assembly. This outing is limited to THIRTY. This factory tour takes us beyond the gates where we’ll see Triumph motorcycles being built, while our guide reveals some fascinating insights and facts.  The Visitor Experience Café and Store will be open too. Upon […]

Trips: Doddington Hall & Gardens at Christmas

Imaginatively decorated for Christmas, we have the chance to soak up the festive atmosphere of Christmas in a treasured family home which has seen a lot of Christmas mornings over its four-hundred years of history, and to see what the present – day family and staff have created.  There is also a farm shop, bauble […]

Trips: RHS Autumn Show, Malvern, Worcestershire

RHS AUTUMN SHOW AT THE 3 COUNTIES SHOWGROUND, MALVERN, WORCESTERSHIRE SUNDAY 24TH SEPTEMBER 2017 This show is a vibrant celebration of food, gardening and nostalgia and attracts an impressive footfall of 65,000 over two days.  Features include a Vintage Village bursting with boutique stalls, the CANNA UK Giant Vegetable Championships, a dedicated family area and a […]

Trips: City of Worcester

Worcester, by the River Severn, is a city with a fascinating history of industry and a wealth of interesting architecture.  Medieval Worcester Cathedral, one of the loveliest in England, houses royal tombs, a crypt and cloisters and admission is free.  The timber-framed Tudor House Museum, a 16th Century building situated in Worcester’s oldest and prettiest […]

Trips: ‘Call the Midwife’ Tour and Historic Dockyard, Chatham

Led by your very own Midwife, this guided tour visits areas of the dockyard that have been used as locations for the TV drama ‘Call The Midwife’.  Four new Galleries are now open to reveal the dockyard’s untold story, from the ‘Age of Sail’ to where ships where built for the Royal Navy.  ‘The Dutch […]

Trips: RHS Flower Show, Tatton Park – CANCELLED

Set in the magnificant parkland of Tatton Park, this year’s show is packed with new features, including the Evolution Themed Gardens – a glimpse into the gardens and spaces of tomorrow.  Show favourites are still here: the ever popular Back-to-Back Gardens, Water Gardens, Vertical Gardens, Summer floral displays, a Flowery Ferris Wheel, delicious Artisan food and […]