Tyntesfield Monday 6th December

I am arranging a visit to Tyntesfield. The house will be dressed for Christmas, and hopefully will be as magnificent as previous visits.

You will also be able to walk round the gardens (weather permitting)

The Cow Barn café and shop will be open for hot/cold drinks & hot/cold food/snacks.

This is a National Trust Property. The costs for this trip which includes coach, entry to the house (NT members free) and driver’s tip will be.

National Trust Members: £10.60

Non National Trust: £22.00

To reserve a place on this trip please email or phone Jean Stanford for

a booking form on (and not before)

Thursday 28th October at 9am.

Jean’s contact details are in your Newsletter.

Trips

Our first trip after lockdowns is to Coventry on Tuesday 14 September.

There are a few places available.

Gill and I will be working on a schedule for 2022. We need your help to do this.

If you’d like to join our little team or if you have any suggestions of places to visit.

Please contact Jean Stanford for more information

Trips Cancelled

TRIPS

In line with the government directive, it has been decided that the following trips will be cancelled

22 April to Batsford. Cheques have not been presented for payment
and will be destroyed

12 May to Reading/Basildon Park.

All future trips will be reviewed as and when the situation changes.

On behalf of the Trips Committee –
Diane, Gill, Pauline and myself. I would like to thank you for your continued
support.

National Memorial Arboretum

National Memorial Arboretum and Lichfield Cathedral

Tuesday 10 September 2019

Booking form will be sent after registration

Seats still available.

We will leave Trowbridge early, first pick up is 7am. Firstly we will visit Lichfield Cathedral for about 1.5hrs. Leaving time for coffee and a self guided tour of the cathedral or town. Secondly we will then proceed to the National Memorial Arboretum in time for lunch – which can be pre-booked. The Arboretum is a 150 acre site to over 350 thought provoking memorials covering both military and civilian associations. It features around 30,000 trees and is home to a variety of flora and fauna. It has lots to see and  plenty to explore.  The Land Train which has a pre-recorded, running commentary is included in the cost. The tour lasts approx. 50mins.

See: www.thenma.org.uk

See the full page advertisement in Third Age Matters

Spring Issue on page 7

Cost for this trip: Coach & Land train plus Drivers tip £14.00

2 course lunch: £17.50 

It is important that you are at your pick up point on time. Do not change it without prior agreement with the Trip Leader.  I suggest you pack snacks and water as this will be a long day. We will make a comfort stop both ways.

 

For more information, please contact Groups Co-Ordinator

 

December Trip

‘Trips Proposals 2019 – Amended’ has been changed to include the trip for December.

This will be on Wednesday 11th to Waddesdon Manor.  Further information will be forthcoming in your Newsletter.

Monet’s Garden Trip – Updated

A holiday has been arranged for 2020 – 18 th to 22 June
Chateaux & Garden of Normandy. This takes in Monet’s Garden plus
many other places.
We will be based in Rouen, where on Sunday 21st June it will be the annual
Festival of Music.
We will visit Monet’s Gardens, Musée des Impressionists, Château de
Beaumesnil – guided tour. Le Jardin Plume, Musée Eugene Boudin,
Honfleur, Rouen and Monreuil sur Mer.
The cost  includes Executive coach throughout, Eurotunnel crossing
excursions & guided tours. Tour Manager.
We will be staying at the 3* Mercure Hotel Champs de Mars at Rouen
(www.mercurehotels.com) Located a ten minute walk from the historic
centre of Rouen. A welcome dinner without drinks is served on the first
night, the remaining three nights are on a bed and breakfast basis.
Not included: Insurance £40 per person(optional) Entrance Fees, Local
accommodation tax is extra payable direct. At present it is 1.50 Euros per
person per night.
Cost: £599 per person.  Single supplement £149
Deposit: £100
The list is almost full – however, if you are interested please contact

Jean Stanford jean.trips@btinternet.com

Iolanthe

Bath Gilbert & Sullivan Company present Iolanthe

At The Mission Theatre Bath

Date: Saturday 7th December 2019 – Production starts at 2 pm.

Cost: £16.50 ticket, coach and driver’s tip.

Pickup points: North Bradley, Bradley Road, Bradford on Avon station car park, Trowbridge Stations and Kenton Drive.

To reserve a place, see Newsemail dated 9th June 2019.

A booking form will be sent to you. There is  a  non-refundable deposit of £5.00 included in the total cost of £16.50 

Closing date for application is 1st August 2019

Currently only open to Members.

Trips Proposals 2019 – Amended

TRIPs Proposals 2019

Please do not contact the leader until details are published in in the Magazine

April Wed 24th Abbotsbury & Swannery Dorset Pauline
May Wed 15th Tate Britain, Van Gogh exhibition London Gill
June Wed 12th Berkeley Castle/Butterfly House Glos Pauline
July Tues 16th St.Fagans Cardiff Gill
August Tues 13th Petworth House NT West Sussex Jean
September Tues 10th National Arboretum/Lichfield Lichfield Jean
October TBC Cheese Company & Cheddar Caves Cheddar Diane
November Thurs 14th Bletchley Park Bletchley Gill
December Weds 11th Waddesdon Manor Diane/Gill or Jean