Dunham Massie and Jodrell Bank – 04/07/2019

We propose a visit to Dunham Massie and  Jodrell Bank on 4th July 2019
Coach from Maghull Square (approx. 8.00am) and return

Enrtry and viewing of gardens at Dunham Massie (house closed on Thursdays) (NT  members free , non NT members £9.50

Lunch available at Dunham Massie 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

Contact George Birchall or John Chapman at Architecture for Fun desk or call George on 0151 287 0308 or 07826 048379

Visit to Appleby Castle , Moot House , St Annes Hospital 13th June 2019

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 AGM or call 0151 287 0308 / 07826 048379

ONLY 6 PLACES LEFT  , first 6 to telephone 07826 048379 will have a place reserved

Liver Buildings and BME 9th May 2019

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

 

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

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)

 

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