Friendly Club update April

The Friendly Club – Recent Events

Tuesday 11th March 2014 – in the Village Hall at 2.00 pm.

A talk and slide show was given by Alan Nix on “Evacuation in 1940” He told us of his evacuation experience to Wales and the good and bad points of many other children evacuated to other areas. Examples of how disruption to family life was discussed.

The Friendly Club – Future Events

Tuesday 8th April 2014 – in the Village Hall at 2.00 pm.

We will be entertained by Geoff Roffe and John Williams who will present a programme titled Magical Wit based on Tommy Cooper.

Tuesday 15th April – outing to London

Drop off points in London will be Kensington and Marble Arch. The coach will leave South Marston at 9.00 pm and return at 7.00 pm.

HOLIDAY 2014 –  SOUTH MARSTON FRIENDLY CLUB
WARNERS HOLME LACY HOTEL HEREFORD
5 DAYS – 29th SEPTEMBER 2014 MONDAY- FRIDAY

A Georgian manor house set in 20 acres of parkland with evening entertainment
Travel with Barnes Coaches to Hereford, on the way stopping at the Historic town of Ledbury for Lunch before arriving at the Hotel.

The first day trip will be a tour through the Welsh countryside to the scenic Elan Valley Dams following the Black and White Trail of medieval villages on the return to the hotel.
The second day trip will allow you to spend the morning at Hereford City dominated by the Cathedral with museums, galleries and river walks. In the afternoon we will travel towards Leominster and visit
the magnificent medieval Hampton Court Castle to include a 45 minute guided tour of the Castle and discover the glorious gardens and 1,000 yew maze. (Those who would prefer to spend time in Leominster can do so)
There will be a Free Day to enjoy the Hotel grounds and activities at your leisure. On the return journey home we will visit Symonds Yat on the River Wye for a river cruise and lunch before returning to Swindon.
COST FOR DINNER, BED AND BREAKFAST 4 NIGHTS  £350  PER PERSON (PRICE BASED ON 30 PEOPLE)
Those interested Contact Sheila on Tel 828545 with a deposit of £30 per person. Available to non-members of the Friendly Club.

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