Summer Programme Outings

OUTINGS BY LUXURY COACH    Marjorie Power

Thursday 9th August              Hever Castle

Wednesday 22nd August       Frogmore and the Savill Garden (completed forms and payment by 21st June)

Thursday 6th September       Bletchley Park

(Full details and booking forms are available from the office)

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LONDON OUTINGS    Nigel Hathway

Wednesday, 18th July               Bank of England           p.m. Free

Talk on ‘The Bank of England, Past and Present’ + Visit to Bank Museum.

Friday, 27th July                        The Sky Garden           a.m. Free

View London from the highest observation tower open to the public north of the river.

Wednesday, 1st August             The Supreme Court           a.m. £5

Tour of the building led by an experienced member of staff.

Wednesday, 15th August          Houses of Parliament           a.m. £20

Guided tour led by knowledgeable Blue Badge holder.

Wednesday, 5th September     Apsley House           a.m. Free

Tour of the building which I will lead but I will be happy to hand over to any ‘experts’ who are prepared to share their knowledge on various aspects that will come up during the tour (e.g. architecture, artworks, Waterloo etc).

If you wish to go on one of these visits please complete a form available at the office and make the necessary payments. Numbers are restricted on each outing.

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EGYPTIAN GALLERIES AT THE BRITISH MUSEUM

Wednesday, 25th July   Eva Ratz

This will be a tour starting at 10:30 am and lasting approximately 1 hour. There is no charge and you will be free to stay on at the museum for as long as you like afterwards. The tour is restricted to 10 people. If you are interested please hand your details in to the U3A Office to receive the joining instructions.

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THE WIENER LIBRARY    Gerta Regensburger

Thursday, 26th July

Tuesday, 4th September              

The Wiener Library for the study of the Holocaust and Genocide is Britain’s Holocaust library and the oldest collection of its kind in the world. The Library’s unique collection of over one million items includes illustrated and rare books, press cuttings, photographs and eyewitness testimony. The tour starts at 11 a.m. and takes about 1 hour; it is restricted to 10 people. You are then welcome to stay and look further around the library and at current exhibitions. There is no charge.

If you wish to join a visit, please complete a form available from the office. You will then be given a leaflet with the address of the Library and how to get there.