Author Archives: Brian Ward

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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Russian State Ballet. 21 February 2019.

ADDITIONAL VISIT TO THE PROGRAMME RECENTLY PUBLISHED. Following our enjoyment of their performance of Swan Lake at Halifax earlier this year, I have booked 25 tickets to see a matinee performance of Nutcracker at the Hull New Theatre, on Thursday … Continue reading

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Members Escape Blood Feeding Flower

Tuesday 6th November saw a dozen members at Louth Riverhead Theatre, to sit through an evening in the Little Shop of Horrors .. the story of a Skid Row florist’s shop where a new cross breed of plant becomes a … Continue reading

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U3A Calendar for 2019

Our very own 2019 Calendar produced by the Digital Photography group is now available to view, and for you to order copies for friends at home and abroad, as well as for yourself. The layout is now larger and has … Continue reading

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Festive Foto Fun For All

For a little light festive relief, our December issue of your Newsletter will carry a special selection of photographs of some of our members – taken when they were considerably younger than now!  See if you can identify your fellow … Continue reading

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West Wolds members delight Spilsby U3A

Our U3A Market Rasen Ukulele Band and our Turkish Delight Desert Dancers attended the Spilsby U3A 10th Anniversary celebrations on the 14th September. Both groups delighted the audiences with their entertainment: the Ukulele Band were gaily decorated in hats and … Continue reading

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First Aid session – Part 1.

Some 25 members recently attended a Red Cross led half day session on essential First Aid knowledge.  Arranged for us by Sharon as one of her unique experience events, the tutor was Isabel Wyatt, who travelled from Grantham to lead … Continue reading

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Harrogate & RHS Harlow Carr day trip

A new day trip has been created to take place on Friday 23rd November 2018.  Depart Tesco Market Rasen 09.45, return depart Harlow Carr c. 19.30.  Free time in Harrogate for shopping, lunch etc, then to RHS Harlow Carr to … Continue reading

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A Train Of Thought

On 22nd August we went for a long day out to Co. Durham, firstly to the specially built factory (in my day it was known as a ‘Works’) to see where Hitachi Rail EU is building electric and  diesel bi-mode … Continue reading

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HOLIDAY TO YORKSHIRE etc SEPTEMBER 18 – 20.

Due to a lady having to cancel her booking for this trip, she is offering it to anyone who would like to take her place, free of charge; everything has been paid for. Three days of visits, and two nights … Continue reading

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VISIT TO HITACHI TRAINS AND DARLINGTON LOCO BUILD AND MUSEUM.

Two places have arisen for this visit on Wednesday 22 August due to cancellation for health reasons.  Departure from Tesco Market Rasen at 07.30.  Cost £40 pp.  If interested please contact me and I will forward you the flyer with … Continue reading

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