Category Archives: Visits and Trips

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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Auctioneers Special Event

Come and meet David Palmer from TV’S ‘Flog It’, ‘Cash In The Attic’, & ‘Bargain Hunt’ Plus David Townsend of Townsend Auctions, Beeston Both of whom will appraise and value your treasured possessions. TUESDAY MARCH 6TH 2018 HOLY ROOD CHURCH HALL, … 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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Day Visit to Amsterdam or Rotterdam 15 May 2017

Attached is my ‘flyer’ for a day trip by P&O Ferries from Hull next May.  Their system for Group reservations is such that I cannot yet confirm we have places, or for how many people, so I am making the … Continue reading

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Industrial Archaeology Visit

Our visit to Leicestershire started early and we arrived in Glenfield at 10 am where volunteers from Leicester Industrial History Society were waiting to welcome us and walk us part way through the Glenfield tunnel. The tunnel is one of the oldest … Continue reading

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Louth Hospice Garden Visit

On Wednesday a group of 25 from the Garden Group visited the Tatton Park Gold winning garden now installed at Louth Hospice. The weather was beautiful for our first of what will no doubt be many outings. The hospice laid … Continue reading

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RAF Scampton Fire and Heritage Visit

The U3A trip to RAF Scampton Fire Museum and Heritage Centre like all of Brian’s organised trips ran to time and delivered a variety of activities. It got off to an excellent start when we had the privilege of watching … Continue reading

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