Category Archives: Visits and Trips

Oh deer, what a good idea this was.

This month’s half day visit arranged by Sharon took fifteen of us to the Stourton Estates, near Baumber, and proved to be an eye opener for every one of us!  Owned by Antony & Helen Strawson, he personally took us … Continue reading

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Gardening Group at Steve’s in Wragby

Thank you Steve for hosting the Gardening Group at your lovely garden in Wragby. We were all intrigued about viewing your “folly” and we were not disappointed. Thank you also to the “team” who assisted and provided the refreshments and … Continue reading

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Exciting New Event

TUESDAY 4th SEPTEMBER Everyday First Aid is a new way to deliver first aid training, developed by the British Red Cross which focuses on the most important key skills to make an impact when first aid is required. The course … Continue reading

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Golf Taster Event

A merry band of 9 arrived at Market Rasen Golf Course on 2nd April ready to work off the excesses of Easter on the driving range. The golf pro Dan greeted us with hot drinks then explained in clear and … Continue reading

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Valuation Event

A number of our members met today bringing a variety of bags, boxes and parcels with the sole intention of having family heirlooms valued by two professional auctioneers. The valuers were kept busy from just before 10 am until the … Continue reading

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Antiques Roadshow Valuations

Antiques Roadshow We all enjoyed the presentation by David Palmer at an earlier Monthly Meeting, and he is willing to come back to see us, accompanied by a colleague. They will give you a valuation on your prized possessions, and … Continue reading

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Lincoln University LiGHTS Event

A car full of members went to visit Lincoln University for the Lights research open day. It was disappointing that out of 330 members only 4 other people wanted to attend a free event. It was largely aimed at school … Continue reading

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Sheffield Assay Office and Cutlers’ Hall

A straightforward journey into Sheffield and before we knew it we were getting off the coach at the Assay Office where we were greeted by Emma the Librarian. We had coffee and then a tour of the library before being … Continue reading

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Visit to Cote Hill Cheese, Osgodby

It was a typically British wet day when we all met at Cote Hill Farm in Osgodby for a tour of the now well-known cheese producing business run by Mary and Michael Davenport. We were made very welcome by Michael … Continue reading

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Lincoln University LiGHTS Event

Friday 29th September 10am-9pm LiGHTS An illuminating day exploring interactive laboratory tours, demonstrations, seminars, films and much, much more, all putting the spotlight on science and bringing learning to life. For more information click here… or here for the website… You can also email lights@lincoln.ac.uk or call 01522 837 … Continue reading

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Humberside Airport Visit – 3rd July

Our visit to Humberside Airport started with a select group of U3A members taking their seats on a rather squeaky mini coach. On arrival we were shepherded into two groups (herding cats comes to mind) of eight with half of … Continue reading

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The Chocolate Drop Visit – Tuesday 20th June 2017

After the mini-heatwave in the days leading up to our visit, we were happy that our day for making Truffles was cooler. After a warm welcome from Andy & Roseanne we changed into our attractive protective wear and trooped into … Continue reading

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Cardiff – April 2017

8.00 on Tuesday morning, Tesco’s bus stop, bleary eyed. It must be one of Brian’s adventures again. Cardiff this time, almost abroad. Our brand new coach arrives, well not quite true, its maiden voyage was to France last week, the … Continue reading

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Gardening Group Outing

Hodsock Priory It was a small but valiant group of gardeners who set out to defy the gloomy weather forecast and visit Hodsock Priory near Blyth in Nottinghamshire to see the snowdrop display. The rain had started in earnest by … Continue reading

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THEATRE & MUSIC VISITS FOR NEW YEAR

The following will be available for you to book at the January Meeting: LOUTH RIVERHEAD THEATRE: Wednesday 12 April:                     The Lady in the Van  (Alan Bennett)  £8.50 pp Wednesday 17 … Continue reading

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