Betty! A sort of Musical (about Betty Boothroyd)
This show is on at the Royal Exchange in Manchester. It is at 2.30 in the afternoon on 10th December.
Due to high demand the theatre is only giving us a short period of time to sell tickets costing £37.00 in the stalls. Therefore the closing date is Tuesday 12th July. Transport will be arranged for this trip at an additional cost. Please come to the Theatre Desk to book.
The Everyman Theatre Panto will be Red Riding Hood. An afternoon performance starting at 1.30 pm on Thursday 5th January.
Tickets will be £17.00 and are selling fast. The theatre has given us a closing date of Tuesday 26th July.
A Garden Visit on Wednesday, 3rd August has been arranged to Hutton-in-the-Forest (Cumbria) The first known historic reference to Hutton – in- the -Forest was in 1292 when King Edward 1 visited. The present owner Lord Inglewood who lives today at Hutton with his wife Cressida and their family. The house is surrounded by spectacular gardens and grounds which were laid out in the 17th century. The walled garden has a beautiful flower garden with herbaceous plants, annuals and roses. Splendid Topiary restored in the 19th century. The lower garden has ponds and a wild flower meadow. There is a woodland walk featuring many mature hardwood trees some more than 200 years old. They have a tearoom serving hot and cold meals, cakes etc, tea/cofee.
On our way we will stop at Beetham Nurseries for a comfort stop and maybe a morning tea/coffee if you wish. Cost of trip £27 Leave Maghull Square 8.30am and Return Maghull Square 6pm approx
- Only a few places left but we have a waiting list
15 walked the 3 mile circuit from the station to the Bootle Arms and back with a breakfast finale. The weather held with a warm southerly breeze.
On Monday 20th small group ventured to the Atkinson Gallery in Southport to view the Built on sand exhibition. After a lunch break we walked the lake for a photo session.
Members to note that English Heritage members do not need to pay for entrance to Cliffords Tower. The cost for English Heritage members will therefore be £31.50
Any member who has booked will have the £6.50 cost of entry refunded. Please text George on 07826 048379 if you are an English Heritage member
Text George on 07826 048379 if a member wishes to join the tour or see Geo5rge or John at the Architecture for Fun desk
Excellent exhibition at the Tate – Whose Tradition.
various artists including Picasso and Brancusi
Free entry… £5 tour… 1.30 pm July 29th meet at venue .
Book at desk Tuesdays with Maureen or Jan
Sadly, It has been decided to withdraw our Sculpture trip to Barnsley July 29th due to the expense of the coach.. I will inform all who have booked by email.
Starting our day in Skipton, the Gateway to the Dales. There is something for everyone here from canal boat trips, the ever popular market, lots of choice for eating and drinking, good shopping etc. Time to wander and explore, have a morning coffee and some lunch. If you haven’t visited before you will almost certainly make it one of your favourite places. Then we are off to Kettlewell, in Calendar Girl Country, for a light hearted afternoon at the Scarecrow Festival. Inspired by the imagination of the locals, guaranteed to bring a smile to your face, just what we need at the moment. Don’t forget all the lovely home made cakes served in the Village Hall and there is plenty of choice in other places for food and drink. Relax and enjoy, most importantly have a laugh and admire the clever productions.
When? Monday 15th August 2022. Dep.9.15am Ret.6pm. Seats will be on sale at our table on Tuesday next the 28th June 2022. Price: £17. Payment would be appreciated in full please. Cheques to be made payable to Maghull and Lydiate U3A
Members to note that there are still places available for the above
Wines of France will be the topic for the night
Wine Tasting is £9 per member and return taxi transfers from Maghull Square is £8 per member
Please text George on 07826 048379 or see George or John at the Wine Tasting desk