Travel 2019

Do you enjoy Days Away, Visiting Places of Interest or Exhibitions and meeting New Friends? If so then this group might be just for you.  Membership is available to everyone involved with the Wyre Forest & District U3A.

A BIG THANK YOU TO KEITH PRINCE FOR TAKING OVER AS 'CARETAKER' TRAVEL GROUP LEADER. Margaret Nicholls will still be part of the Team as time allows until she can return as Group Leader. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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OPEN MEETING WITH SPEAKER FOR ALL WFD U3A MEMBERS - numbers limited to 90 

River Voyages presentation THURSDAY 11 APRIL 2019 at Holy Innocents Church main hall 2pm to 4pm. Their presentation will feature 2 cruises offered by Riviera Travel ‘The Douro’ and ‘The Rhone’ £2 per person including refreshments   

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Bakewell & Tissington Well Dressing

 Thursday 30th May 2019   

 By coach leaving at 08:00 go to Bakewell and have free time there and then to the Tissington Well Dressing tour. Return to Kidderminster at about 19:00 cost £15.25 pp booking is now open. £5 non refundable deposit & form by 25 March 2019 and balance by 15 April 2019. Cheques to be made out to WFD U3A

For more information and booking form contact us email:

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DAY TRIP TUESDAY 18th JUNE 2019 - BOOKING NOW 

 BOURTON ON THE WATER & BROADWAY or nearby SNOWSHILL MANOR & GARDENS (National Trust)

 09:00  Leave Whittle’s depot Foley Park, Stourport Road, Kidderminster DY11 7QL (free parking at the depot)

10:45 Arrive at Bourton on the Water, free time to visit its cafes, local shops, there is a Motor Museum and Birdland or just take in the charm of this lovely Cotswold town.

14:00 Depart Bourton on The Water

14:30 Arrive at Broadway to enjoy this interesting pretty village or

14:45 Arrive at Snowshill Manor & Gardens

16:30 Depart Snowshill Manor

16:45 Depart Broadway to return to Whittle’s depot at about 18:00

Please note all arrival times are approximate

 The cost of this trip is £15 each which includes coach travel and drivers tip based on a minimum of 30 people but not entry to Snowshill Manor

A non - refundable deposit of £5 is required by 25 March 2019 with a booking form and the balance due by 15 April 2019 cheques to be made out to WFD U3A

If sufficient members for a group entrance fee to Snowshill Manor & Gardens it costs £11.50 each for Non National Trust Members.

If you are interested in taking part in this Day Trip please request a Booking Form from Ros James on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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American Museum & Gardens Day Trip

Tuesday 3rd September BOOKING NOW 

 

8:00 from Whittle’s depot to the museum at Claverton nr Bath. £29 each including the coach, driver & drivers tip, group admission to the museum buildings & gardens. Leaving 16:30 returning 18:45 all times are approximate.

 

The American Museum takes you on a journey through the history of America, from its early settlers to the twentieth century. With its remarkable collection of folk and decorative arts, the Museum shows the diverse and complex nature of American traditions.

 

A £5 deposit is required with a booking form NOW and the balance of £24 per person is payable by Monday 15 July 2019.

 

Here are their top things not to be missed:

Spend some time in the Folk Art Gallery and wonder at the amazing craftsmanship. Relax on the terrace with a homemade cookie and spectacular views. Marvel at the internationally famous quilt collection & their exclusive Kaffe Fassett quilt collection for 2019. Step back in time in the period rooms, displayed as they would have been in the U.S. Tread in the footsteps of George Washington in the newly transformed Mount Vernon Garden. Explore the New American Garden giving a landscaping & planting insight into the flora of the US

For more details and ask for a Booking Form contact

Caroline O’Callaghan email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

      

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BOOKING NOW

THURSFORD CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR & FESTIVE NORWICH

 

Sunday 1 & Monday 2 December 2019

What IS included: Whittle Coach throughout and free parking at their depot while we are away. Dunston Hall *4 star hotel room with dinner & breakfast. They have reserved for us 10 twin bedrooms, 10 double bedrooms and 9 single bedrooms. Whittle’s have requested top band deluxe priced tickets for the Thursford Christmas Spectacular and arranged an excursion to Norwich and the drivers tip. Booking is with a form and £10 deposit each NOW and a final Balance of £154.00 per person in a shared room / £174.00 per person in a single room by Monday 23 September 2019 The Hotel: 4* Dunston Hall is an Elizabethan mansion situated in 150 acres of wooded parkland, just a ten minute drive from the centre of Norwich. All en-suite rooms have TV, telephone and hospitality tray. Hotel Facilities include: Golf course, indoor swimming pool and spa, two restaurants, bar, lift & the hotel website states free WiFi

Vincent & Caroline O’Callaghan This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Booking open soon LLANDUDNO 12 TO 16 OCTOBER 2019 Daish’s Holidays, staying at the Somerset Hotel, St George's Crescent, Central Promenade,  Llandudno  base price £189 half board including a 1 day (10am – 4pm) coach excursion included. Plus supplements £10 for a sea view + £10 for a single room (16 offered). More information to follow soon.  
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THE COOKERY SCHOOL IN BEWDLEY

TUESDAY 19 MARCH 2019 10am to 4pm  

DEMONSTRATION £25 per person 

INCLUDING A TWO COURSE LUNCH WITH WINE

Glorious Chicken & Chorizo Risotto

(plus a Cep Mushrooms & Herb Risotto recipe to try at home)

Double Cream Panacotta & Honey Tuille 

TUESDAY 6th AUGUST 2019 10am to 3pm &

MONDAY 25 NOVEMBER 2019 10am to 3pm

ALL DATES FULLY BOOKED

Tina Hull email:   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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OPEN MEETING WITH SPEAKER FOR ALL WFD U3A MEMBERS

64 members attended the event on Tuesday 19 February 2019    

David Townend, Business Development Manager for Constantinou Brothers Hotel Group, Paphos, Cyprus gave a talk ‘Welcome to Cyprus’.  David brought a taste of Cyprus Cheese and Wine for Members attending.
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VISIT TO WEYMOUTH in DORSET  13 – 17 FEBRUARY 2019
45 members enjoyed a sunny stay in Weymouth at the Russell Hotel and trips to Wimborne, Corfe Castle & Swanage.