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SOCIAL PROGRAMME 2019

 

UPCOMING TRIP: GLORIOUS YORKSHIRE

Sunday 6th to Thursday 10th October 2019

Four nights stay in Harrogate with a visit to York including a guided walking tour, a journey on the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway, a trip to Haworth and the Brontë Parsonage and a journey on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway with a visit to Whitby.  From the rugged Dales to the spectacular coastline through the majestic North York Moors to see the natural beauty of Northern England.

 

REPRESENTATIVE LUNCH TALKS IN 2019

3rd January 2019

Saving the New Forest by Sheila Ward

7th February 2019

Skirting Around the Issue. A fascinating talk on the design and build problems associated with adding a service station to the M25 by club member Graham Rose.

7th of March 2019

Aotearoa-Land of the Long White Cloud by Mike Read.

2nd of May 2019

Why Zebra's Don't Get Ulcers.

Paul Connery gave us the recipe for a long and stress free life!

 

SPRING WALKS 2019

Wilverley Inclosure the 15th of March

Good early spring weather encouraged 14 walkers who were joined by Sue Randall on her horse "Sonny". Four other members joined the group for lunch at The Wheel Inn.

Milford on Sea the 12th April

Blue skies greeted 18 walkers who walked around Stuart Pond nature reserve before climbing the cliffs to enjoy uninterrupted views across the Solent. Lunch was at The Smugglers Inn.

Broomy Inclosure and Broomy Plain on the 10th of May.

 

SOME OF OUR SOCIAL EVENTS IN 2019

January 2019

A visit to Flack Manor Brewery in Romsey included the opportunity to enjoy the product. Those still standing stopped at a local restaurant for lunch before heading home.

15th February 2019

The Club's Annual Quiz at Sway Village Hall. This years sumptuous repast included fish or chicken and chips. Club member Craig and his wife provided the questions. Craig then played snippets of music on the Halls badly out of tune piano for us to identify.

Voted the best Quiz yet.

12th of March 2019

A fascinating tour of the College led by  a volunteer guide. Highlights of the day were the sea survival wave tank and lifeboat simulator.

After the visit we enjoyed a meal at The Riggers Restaurant with superb views over the harbour.