We propose a visit to Dunham Massie and Jodrell Bank on Thursday 4th July 2019.
Coach from Maghull Square (approx. 8.00am) and return
Entry and viewing of gardens at Dunham Massie (house closed on Thursdays) (NT members free , non NT members £9.50
Lunch available at Dunham Massie or Jodrell Bank at cost to member
Entrance and talk on Jodrell Bank with free time to tour site
Total cost , Coach , Dunham Massie and Jodrell Bank £22.00 for NT members and £31.50 for non NT members
PLACES GOING FAST CALL GEORGE ON 07826 048379 TO RESERVE A PLACE
Contact George Birchall or John Chapman at Architecture for Fun desk or call George on 0151 287 0308 or 07826 048379
A selection of french wines offered by “Winetime at Scatchards”
6 wines , food and biscuits as usual.
Cost £7 per person
Taxi transfer to and from premises from Maghull Square available at £7 per person
See George Birchall at coffee morning or call 0151 287 0308 or 07826 048379
Only 10 places left , if any member wishes to take a place call George on telephone
We propose a visit to Appleby in Westmorland
We will visit the Moot House where Stan Rooke will talk to us about the history of Appleby and the Moot House (one of only two in the UK) 16th century
Next , we will have a guided tour around Appleby Castle with lunch provided (soup , sandwich and tea/coffee) 12th century castle
Then we will go to to St Annes Hospital (alms houses) organised by Lady Anne Clifford because of her concern for the welfare of the poor widows in the town. Built 1651.
If time allows , we will visit St Lawrences Church 12th century where Lady Anne Cliffords tomb is situated
Cost , coach guided tours and lunch is £34
Please see George Birchall at Coffee Morning or call 0151 287 0308 / 07826 048379
4 PLACES LEFT , first 4 to telephone 07826 048379 will have a place reserved
PLEASE BE AT MAGHULL SQUARE IN TIME FOR THE COACH TO LEAVE PROMPTLY AT 8.00AM
WEATHER EXPECTED TO BE POOR , PLEASE ALLOW FOR SUITABLE CLOTHING/BOOTS
At the Liver Buildings the tours are every 15 minutes and each tour can take 14 members. We propose (at this stage) 3 tours at 10.15am ,10.30am and 10.45am.
After the Liver Building tour we will visit the British Music Experience which is housed in the Cunard Building There is an exhibition of music, instruments and lots of other music orientated items etc from the 40’s to present day.
Lunch at BME extra cost £7 , (£5 saving negotiated) , therefore £2 required from members , choice of 7 sandwiches , side salad , drink and muffin , members require to make choice. PLEASE NOTE THAT THE SANDWICH SUPPLIER WILL ONLY PROVIDE “SOURDOUGH BREAD” PLEASE CONTACT GEORGE OR JOHN IF THIS IS UNACCEPTABLE.
George Birchall has split the members in to 3 groups for the Liver tour , PLEASE SEE GEORGE RE. WHICH GROUP YOU ARE IN.
The cost for both visits is £30.00 per member (£32 if lunch is taken) .
Due to cancellations there are 2 places available
We propose an 8 day, 7 night educational trip, commencing Monday 16th September 2019 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 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
Travel Agent about to book flights , if there are any more members who are interested in joining the tour please contact George Birchall on 07826 048379 or 0151 287 0308
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
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 9 PLACES LEFT (05/03/2019) CONTACT GEORGE BIRCHALL IF YOU WISH TO JOIN US
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 1 PLACE LEFT (05/03/2019)
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