Author Archives: Brian Ward

Visit to Newby Hall & Gardens

On Wednesday 10th July a group of garden enthusiasts and lovers of stately homes combined their loves with a full day at Newby Hall & Gardens, near Ripon, North Yorkshire.  The day was thoroughly enjoyed and there was too much … Continue reading

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A Night at the (Light) Opera

‘House Full’ boards are out at Louth Riverhead Theatre, for the sell out performances of Gilbert & Sullivan’s The Mikado, or The Town of Titipu.  Our group of just ten members (surely from a membership of 365 there must be … Continue reading

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Cruising Down the River on a Wednesday Afternoon …

Forty members enjoyed a three hour cruise on the River Trent, from Colwick, Nottingham, up river to Wilford then back down river to Holme Pierrepoint, and finally back to base.  Lunch and wine helped to enliven the proceedings, whilst an … Continue reading

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Visits Update for remainder of 2019

Here is an update of the remaining Programme of visits for this year, following requests for more detail from those who have not been able to read the relevant flyers; contact Sharon for the up-to date position on her Unique … Continue reading

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Visit to Police HQ, Nettleham. Tuesday 21 May 2019

There have been two cancellations for this event from members already booked to join the visit.  One place has already been taken up, so just one place is available to anyone who wanted to go but missed the initial booking … Continue reading

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Louth Riverhead Theatre ‘Oklahoma’

We are going as a group to see this show on Wednesday 15th May.  Due to illness, there is now one ticket available as a result of cancellation.  There have been requests for tickets from members after we sold out … Continue reading

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New experience event – Ceramics Painting

Due to demand following the success of the recent event at Top Farm, near Lissington, Sharon has added a sequel event for those who want to repeat the experience, and for those who did not manage to attend the first … Continue reading

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Louth U3A Holiday in Liverpool.

There are just a few places available on the above trip, from 27 – 30th September 2019.  Cost £279.00 pp + £10.00 per night single room supplement.  Staying at Best Western Lancashire Manor Hotel at Upholland.  Contact Hilary Ashman on … Continue reading

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The Mikado at Louth Riverhead Theatre

A new theatre visit has been added to the previously published programme of visits. Thursday 27 June The Mikado, by Gilbert & Sullivan Performed by the  New London Opera Group Tickets cost £15.50 each Half the tickets which I reserved … Continue reading

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Keep Fit Group

Please note that there will not be a class on Thursday next 18th April due to unforeseen circumstances. The Festival Hall will be in use for Local and EU Elections on May 2nd and 23rd respectively, so again the class … Continue reading

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Burton Constable Hall behind closed doors – 20th March.

Due to unforeseen circumstances, some cancellations have become available.  If you would like details of the trip and are interested in joining in, please contact me as soon as possible. Thanks. Brian.

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Elsecar & Wentworth Woodhouse

If you watched Michael Portillo’s Great British Railway Journeys tonight (Wednesday), you will have seen him visit the Elsecar Heritage Centre, near Barnsley, and nearby Wentworth Woodhouse, a huge stately home built by the Fitzwilliams, owners of the Elsecar mines. … Continue reading

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Louth Riverhead Theatre visit. Wednesday 13 February.

I have one ticket available at £9.50, to join the group going to see ALFIE, by Bill Naughton.  A very well known play from our youth!  “What’s it all about, Alfie …” Call me on 01472 852273 or email at: … Continue reading

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2019 Visits Update!

Louth Riverhead Theatre – Wednesday 13th February. Due to a cancellation, there is a ticket available to see the performance of ‘Alfie,’ the well known story of swinging 60s London.  Ticket cost is £9.50. The original play became a hit … Continue reading

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Harrogate & RHS Harlow Carr Gardens. 23 November 2018.

Over 40 members enjoyed an afternoon exploring and shopping in Harrogate, then an evening at the GLOW illuminations at Harlow Carr.  Here are some images which just I captured.  Other members of our digital photography group also enjoyed the challenges … Continue reading

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