Wine Tasting 15th August 2024

Agreement has been confirmed to hold an evening tasting a selection of Italian Wines together with the usual charcuterie , cheese , olives , biscuits etc

The same venue ie Winetime at Scatchards on Derby Road.

Cost is £10 per tasting , a taxi return transfer will be made available from Maghull Square leaving at 5.50pm cost is £10 per member.

See George or Jeff at the Wine Tasting desk or text George on 07826 048379


Wine Tasting Thursday 6th June at Winetime

Arrangements have been agreed for a “South African Wine Tasting” commencing at 7.00pm

There will be the usual  6 wines accompanied by meat , cheese , olives , biscuits etc and Jons usual interesting talk on each wine

The cost is £10 for the tasting , THE COST OF THIS WOULD BE £40+ IN TOWN

A return taxi transfer is available from Maghull Square leaving at 6.40pm , cost is £10 per member.

See George or Jeff at the Wine tasting desk on Tuesday morning or text George on 07826 048379 to book a place. SOME PLACESTILL AVAILABLE

North Wales Wine Tour 24/9 – 27/9 2024

Negotiations are nearing completion for the above staying at The Celtic Royal Hotel in Caernarfon on a half board basis after travelling from Maghull Square on a luxury coach with toilet facilities and air conditioning , rooms are double or twin with a supplement for single use

There will be 3 visits to vineyards , Pant Du , Gwinllan and Vale where we will have a wine tasting after a tour/talk on the particular vineyard

There will be visits to Pant Newydd House and Gardens (NT) , a return train journey to the top of Mount Snowden ,Llanfair PG (the longest name railway station) ,Conwy and Caernarfon Castles , ,Portmeirion Village , Bethesda , Betws – y Coed and Capel Curig

Cost per member is £729 with a £99 supplement for single occupancy

A flyer giving more detail is available at the Wine Tasting desk , members may text George on 07826 048379 for further advice

Wine Tour to Conwy 23rd September 2024

Detail for trip now confirmed.  Cost is £729 with a £99 single supplement (Flyer and booking form now available with £75 deposit)

We will stay at the Celtic Royal Hotel in Caernarfon for 3 nights/4days on a half board basis (breakfast and evening meal)

We will visit 3 vineyards for a tour and tasting at each , Pant Du , Gwinllan and Vale vineyards

Included will be the following visits to Plas Newydd house and gardens (NT , non members will pay £11.40 entrance fee) , Llanfair PG (the station with the longest name in UK) , return train trip to the top of Snowden , Portmeirion Village , Conwy and Caernarfon , Bethesda , Betws Coed and Capel Curig

Please visit the Wine Tasting desk to obtain a “flyer” and a “booking form”

Architecture for Fun Canal Cruise 28th March

A Mr and Mrs Bennett visited the AFF desk and were put on a reserve list , I have tried unsuccessfully to find there contact details. If they still want to take up the 2 places on boat 3 at 2.30pm please visit Jeff Martin at the AFF desk and pay the £35pp

I have now agreed 3 boats at both 12noon and 2.30pm , all boats are full except boat 3 at 2.30pm. 2 members have now paid for this boat and 4 members are to either forward a cheque to George or see Jeff Martin , the remaining 2 places are allocated to Mr and Mrs Bennett but if they do not take up the places , these 2 places will be made available to 2 other members if they wish to join us.

Jeff Martin will be on the Architecture for Fun desk to attend to members requirements

Architecture for Fun Canal Cruise 28/3/24

I have managed to add a further 8 berth boat to the 12noon trip

All boats for the 12noon trip are full ie. 2×12 and 1×8 members

The 2.30pm trip has 2 boats with 12 members on each  , a further 8 berth boat can be added to the 2.30pm trip if  a further 8 members book places.

If a member is interested in taking up a place on the 2.30pm trip in the 8 berth boat please text George con 07826 048379 or come to the AFF desk on Tuesday 13/2 and pay

Can all members who have yet to pay for there booked place please come to the AFF desk on 13/2 and pay please


Architecture for Fun 28/3/24 Canal Boat Cruise

Due to unanticipated demand , it has been necessary to add one additional canal boat

Therefore there will be two separate trips , one at 12 noon and one at 2.30pm . There is now availability for 48 members to take the trip , 24 at 12 noon and 24 at 2.30pm. The coach for the 12 noon trip will leave Maghull Square at 11.20am and the coach for the 2.30pm trip will leave at 1.50pm (times are approximate)

I have 19 members ( some added off the reserve list) who have yet to pay. Payment is  required urgently as I have 2 members on the reserve list.who will be given consideration for a place if payments are not made shortly. I have split the 48 members currently on the list into 4 groups of 12 (24 for 12noon and 24 for 2.30approx.)

Please text me on 07826 048379 if either of the times is unacceptable  or if discussion is required.