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 1 PLACE LEFT (05/03/2019)

 

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

Wine Tasting at Scatchards

A further wine tasting at Scratchards will take place on August 28th
The usual format, 6 wines, this time from South Africa, with chorizo, cheese, olives etc.

Cost for tasting £7 , return taxi available from Maghull Square (approx. 6.30pm) for £8 per person. Pay on booking only.

ONLY 6 PLACES LEFT AS AT 15th AUGUST 2018

Contact George Birchall on 0151 287 0308 or 07826048379

Early booking essential
Please see George Birchall at Wine Tasting desk

Architecture for fun – Wroxeter

11th October 2018

A coach visit to Wroxeter which is near Shrewsbury , Wroxeter is a roman town and we have entry and audio devices included in the cost

From there we are proposing to visit a local vineyard where along with wine tastings we will be provided with a one course lunch and tea/coffee , this will depend on 36 (39 booked now – bigger coach) members booking the trip. Trip fully booked.

Cost for English Heritage members £32.00 and non English Heritage members £39.00

Meet at Maghull Square at 8.15am for 8.30am departure

See David Scott or George Birchall at AFF desk

Sizergh Castle and Leighton Hall (Near Kendal)

Thursday 9th August 2018

Coach visit to the above with (a) Sizergh Castle which is a National Trust property including entry and a short talk  and (b) Leighton Hall including entry and a guided tour and a Birds of Prey display. Lunch will be available at Sizergh Castle at extra cost.

Only 36 places available. ONLY 5 PLACES LEFT

Contact George Birchall on 07826 048379 or 0151 287 0308

Cost per member is £22.00 for National Trust members and £31.00 for non National Trust members

See David Scott or George Birchall at AFF desk