A trip has been organised with the Art Appreciation Group to the above from Sunday 28th July until Tuesday 30th July.
We will visit Bletchley Park on the way to London on the 28th July. We will stay in the 4* Double Tree by Hilton Docklands for 2 nights bed and Breakfast
On 29th July we will visit Eltham Palace in the morning and in the afternoon , Dulwich Picture Gallery. On 30th July we will visit Greenwich , a World Heritage Site where members can visit various landmarks/buildings.
Cost is £260.00 per person with a £100.00 single supplement charge
Please see George Birchall on Architecture for Fun desk or Maureen Birchall on Art Appreciation desk
We propose an 8 day , 7 night educational trip commencing Monday 16th September and returning Monday 23rd September 2019.
Flight in late morning from Manchester to Bilbao and return late afternoon to Manchester
We will stay 5 nights in Logrono in the centre of the Rioja wine region (a wine festival takes place while we are there) and 2 nights in San Sebastian.
We will be on a DBB for 4 nights and LBB for the other 3 nights (allowing us to take in the delights of the numerous “tapas bars” in Logrono for our evening meal)
There will be 3 wine tastings during the trip.
Please see George Birchall on “Wine Tasting” desk for itinerary , costs , etc or call on 07826 048379
An extravaganza of Riojan wine.
Come and sample 6 Riojan wines at Winetime at Scatchards with cheese , chorizo , olives etc.
Wine Tasting £7 per member commencing 7.00pm at venue
Taxi transfer from Maghull Square to Winetime and return £7 per member commencing at 6.15pmat Maghull Square
ONLY 11 PLACES LEFT (19/02/2019)
To book see George Birchall at “Wine Tasting ” desk at coffee morning.
A coach will leave Maghull Square early morning at a time to be advised, the coach will return to Maghull Square late afternoon/early evening
A trip to the above is to be arranged with a guided tour around the Mill plus tea and biscuits
Lunch (at members cost) in Buxton followed by a walk guided by David of the salient features of Buxton. Members may “do their own thing” in Buxton if they do not want to join the guided walk.
Cost per member is £25.00 , paid when adding name to list.Please see David Scott or George Birchall on AFF desk.
PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF DATE TO 7TH MARCH (now confirmed)
Leave Maghull Square at 8.15/8.20am (members to get there from 8.00am)
Arrive Silk Mill Macclesfield 9.45/10.00am
Leave Silk Mill Macclesfield 11.45/12 noon
Arrive Buxton 12.30/12.45pm
Leave Buxton 4.30pm
Arrive Maghull Square 6.30pm
All times are approximate
ONLY 3 PLACES LEFT (19/02/2019)
We will join a coach at approx. 9.15 to leave at 9.30am on Feb 14th 2019
We will have a tour of Brockholes buildings and then move on to Salmesbury Hall.
Cost is £22.00 per member.
It is possible to have lunch at both venues (extra cost applicable)
PLEASE WEAR STURDY SHOES AS I WAS ADVISED 08/01/19 THAT GROUND MIGHT BE A PROBLEM
A further wine tasting will take place at WINETIME AT SCATCHARDS on the above date
This tasting will be for French Wines , COST PER MEMBER £7.00
Taxi transfers from and back to Maghull Square will be available at a cost , 6.15pm from the square , COST PER MEMBER £7.00.
Those members taking a taxi to the tasting meet at Maghull Square at 6.15pm
We have organised a visit to the “The Florrie”
on Thursday 10th January from 1.30pm
There will be a tour and an outline of its background and development .
If members require to travel by public transport , please note the following
By bus , take the 82c from Elliott Street (by the side of St Johns market) going to Garston and get off at Moses Street.
By train , take the train from Liverpool Central to Brunswick Station and it is a 10 minute walk up to Mill Street and the “Florrie”
By car Parking and entrance at the rear , not on Mill Street
Cost is £5.00 per member including tea/coffee.
1 PLACE LEFT
CALL GEORGE BIRCHALL 07826 048379 IF A MEMBER WANTS TO TAKE UP THE REMAINING PLACE
A Christmas meal is to be held in The Academy Restaurant , top of Duke Street , Liverpool on 20th December 2018 , arrive at 11.45am for 12 noon (make your own way there).
Cost is £26.00 per person.
Consideration will be given to those members who have attended the most visits during 2018.
ALL 45 PLACES NOW FILLED
MEMBERS TO NOTE ARRIVAL AT 11.45AM TO SIT DOWN AT 12 NOON
Please see George Birchall at Architecture for Fun / Wine Tasting desk
DID ANY LADY LEAVE A SCARF AT THE ACADEMY RESTAURANT , PLEASE CALL MOE BIRCHALL ON 0151 287 0308 OR 07758 925811
A visit has been arranged to the Philharmonic Hall for guided tour on Thursday 8th November at 11.00am ( please arrive no later than 10.45am)
Cost £13.50 per member.
Trip is full
See George Birchall at Architecture for Fun desk
A wander around Waterloo
Thursday 13th September 2018
Meet at Marine Crescent/South Road junction 1.20pm for 1.30pm start
A maximum of 20 members can attend
There are only 14 places left as at 15th August 2018
There is no charge for this event , David Scott will be in attendance to enlighten members on the history and architecture of the area.
See George Birchall at AFF desk or call 0151 287 0308 or 07826 048379