Greenwich and Eltham Palace

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

The Rioja and the Basque Country

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

Wine Tasting 14th March 2019

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.

Silk Mill , Macclesfield and Buxton 7th March 2019 (now confirmed)

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)

Itinerary

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)

 

Wine Tasting 24th January 2019

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.

TRIP FULL

Those members taking a taxi to the tasting meet at Maghull Square at 6.15pm

Florence Institute 10th Jan. 2019

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

AFF and Wine Tasting Christmas meal

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

 

 

Architecture for Fun – Waterloo

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