Kynren Holiday 8th – 12th Sept 2022

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A twin/double room has become available on the Kynren holiday this coming September.

The holiday is a five day break to the North East.  The cost of the holiday is (dependant upon numbers) £419.00 (single supplement £30.00) for half board and including all entrances and a deluxe ticket to the Kynren spectacular. This is a pageant covering a thousand years of English history with costumes, carriages, soldiers, cannons, horses and a fireworks display

Excursions include – Harrogate, Housesteads, Hadrian’s Wall, Hexham, Durham, Alnwick Castle with a tour and York.

For more details please ring Jane on 526 2530

Ramble 7th July

The next ramble will take place on 7th July and will be an 8.5 mile trek over Scout Moor in Rochdale., along the Cotton Famine Road. Regular ramblers have been informed of start point for car share, but if any other members wish to join us please contact me asap for information.

Theatre Group

Betty! A sort of Musical (about Betty Boothroyd)

This show is on at the Royal Exchange in Manchester. It is at 2.30 in the afternoon on 10th December.

Due to high demand the theatre is only giving us a short period of time to sell  tickets costing £37.00 in the stalls.  Therefore the closing date is Tuesday 12th July.  Transport will be arranged for this trip at an additional cost. Please come to the Theatre Desk to book.

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The Everyman Theatre Panto will be Red Riding Hood. An afternoon performance starting at 1.30 pm on Thursday 5th January.

Tickets will  be £17.00 and are selling fast. The theatre has given us a closing date of Tuesday 26th July. 

Hutton -in-the- Forest (Cumbria) & BeetonNurseries

A Garden Visit on Wednesday, 3rd August has been arranged to Hutton-in-the-Forest (Cumbria)  The first known historic reference to Hutton – in- the -Forest was in 1292 when King Edward 1 visited. The present owner Lord Inglewood who lives today at Hutton with his wife Cressida and their family.  The house is surrounded by spectacular gardens and grounds which were laid out in the 17th century.  The walled garden has a beautiful flower garden with herbaceous plants, annuals and roses. Splendid Topiary restored in the 19th century. The lower garden has ponds and a wild flower meadow. There is a woodland walk featuring many mature hardwood trees some more than 200 years old. They have a tearoom serving hot and cold meals, cakes etc, tea/cofee.

On our way we will stop at Beetham Nurseries for a comfort stop and maybe a morning tea/coffee if you wish.   Cost of trip  £27   Leave Maghull Square 8.30am and Return Maghull Square 6pm approx

  • Only a few places left but we have a waiting list

Weekly Notices – 28th. June 2022

Maghull Station Volunteers Charity Coffee Morning.  This event will take place on the 9th of July on the Station forecourt.  The theme will be red, white and blue and the team would be most grateful for any cakes, scones, biscuits etc that you could provide.  There will be a raffle and again any unwanted gift that could be used as prizes would be very acceptable.

Art Appreciation. – This group will be visiting Kirkby Gallery at 10:30 on the 1st of July. Meet at the venue.

Flicks and Friends – the Plaza Cinema Crosby will be showing the film ‘Elvis’ on the 5th of July.  Doors will open at 12:30 with the film starting at 13:00.  This is an Age Concern event and although there is no charge for the film donations are gratefully accepted.

 

Cliffords Tower trip – July

Members to note that English Heritage members do not need to pay for entrance to Cliffords Tower. The cost for English Heritage members will therefore be £31.50

Any member who has booked will have the £6.50 cost of entry refunded. Please text George on 07826 048379 if you are an English Heritage member

Text George on 07826 048379 if a member wishes to join the tour or see Geo5rge or John at the Architecture for Fun desk

 

New Day Trip

Starting our day in Skipton, the Gateway to the Dales. There is something for everyone here from canal boat trips, the ever popular market, lots of choice for eating and drinking, good shopping etc.  Time to wander and explore, have a morning coffee and some lunch. If you haven’t visited before you will almost certainly  make it one of your favourite places. Then we are off to Kettlewell, in Calendar Girl Country, for a light hearted afternoon at the Scarecrow Festival. Inspired by the imagination of the locals, guaranteed to bring a smile to your face, just what we need at the moment.  Don’t forget all the lovely home made cakes served in the Village Hall and there is plenty of choice in other places for food and drink.  Relax and enjoy, most importantly have a laugh and admire the clever productions.

When?  Monday 15th August 2022. Dep.9.15am  Ret.6pm.  Seats will be on sale at our table on Tuesday next the 28th June 2022.  Price: £17. Payment would be appreciated in full please.  Cheques to be made payable to Maghull and Lydiate U3A