Sunday 29th September – Visit to Chinnor and Princes Risborough Steam Railway, Mrs Tiggywinkles Wildlife Animal Hospital, followed by tea at the Brooke’s at their home in Buckinghamshire.

Proposed Itinerary:

  • Morning visit to Chinnor and Princes Risborough Steam Railway, Station Approach, Station Road, Chinnor, OX39 4ER to take the 11.00am Steam Train for an hour long round trip. Cost £10.00ph. Group rate may apply depending on numbers. Parking at railway.
  • After the Railway, it’s then a 15-minute drive to visit Mrs Tiggywinkles Wildlife Animal Hospital, Haddenham, Aylesbury, Bucks, HP17 8AF. It’s the largest of its kind. On arrival we will receive a presentation about their work and role. Donations £5.00ph. Parking available. Refreshments may be purchased or a picnic taken by Members as picnic area available.
  • Then on for afternoon tea at John and Alexis’ house, postcode: HP27 9NQ.
  • Names to Dave Chapman or Jane Mawer at September Club Night or e-mail Margaret Billinge direct.

Saturday 5th October 2019 – Visit to and tour of Shoreham Harbour Lifeboat Station.

The new Lifeboat Station was opened in October 2010 and can be found at Kingston Beach, Brighton Road, Shoreham-by-Sea, BN43 6RN. It is the home of a Tamar Class Lifeboat the “Enid Collett” and a “D” class inshore lifeboat. Trip Advisor says this is well worth a visit!

Meet at 10.45am for 11.00am. Tour lasts 1.0 to 1.5 hrs. Names to Dave Chapman or Jane Mawer or e-mail Margaret Billinge.

Sunday 17th November 2019 – Annual Ramble followed by Lunch at The Star at Malden Rushett

Please note that Ted Oughton, our Treasurer, will be organising this event as in previous years. We will be led on our walk by, “Dave” the Ranger, from Elmbridge Council and the walk will commence at 10.30am, followed by lunch at The Star, for those who wish to eat afterwards.  Names to Ted Oughton.

Possible Visits for the Future

We are considering visits to Denbies Vineyard, Abbeywood Pumping Station, SE2 and a return to Limpsfield Chart Royal British Legion to have lunch and listen to jazz on the last Sunday of the month between 4.00pm and 7.00pm.

In addition, we are looking into a visit to Hendon RAF Museum.

Mike Scholes, founder member of the Club will hopefully, do a talk on his Atlantic crossing in a hot air balloon next year.

Thank you for your suggestions and please continue to let me know.

Happy Socialising!

Margaret