World of Wedgwood

Join us on a visit to the World of Wedgwood factory and museum. World of Wedgwood Included in the cost of the trip is a guided tour of the factory. Here you will see the manufacture of different styles of pots from their design stage to ornamentation and gilding. Our…

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Manchester Monastery

The Church and Friary of St Francis, known locally as Manchester Monastery, is a Grade 2 listed former priory in Gorton, Manchester. It was designed by the noted Victorian architect Edward Welby Pugin and built 1866 -1872. Manchester Monastery is a noted example of Gothic Revival architecture. Manchester Monastery is…

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The Codebreakers and London’s Great Gardens

The Bull Hotel, Gerrards Cross

Organised by Airedale Tours Ltd. The Bull Hotel, Gerrards Cross is set in landscaped gardens in a conservation area of Buckinghamshire, a perfect destination for our 5 day break. The programme of events will include: Bletchley Park Windsor Castle RHS Wisley National Trust Waddeson Manor Windsor Great Park The Savill…

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Speaker Meeting – Matthew Lepp

 TigerMuffin Soaps - Matthew Lepp. Matthew from TigerMuffin soaps of Formby will give us an interesting and entertaining talk plus a demonstration of soap making. On their website you can find out more about the family business. If you are not a member, but would like to attend any of…

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Plas Newydd Country House

Plas Newydd Plas Newydd, Llanfairpwllgwyngyll, Anglesey

Plas Newydd Country House is the ancestral home of the Marqess of Anglesey and sits on the shores of the Menai Strait. This elegant house has glorious views across the mountains of Snowdonia and is famous for it's Rex Whistler mural and exhibition of his works. Since our last visit…

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Speaker Meeting – John Stoddern

This is our second Autumn Speaker meeting, where John Stoddern will give an interesting talk on the Anglican Cathedral of Liverpool. John is a Guide for the Anglican Cathedral which is one of two Cathedrals in the city.They are located either end of the aptly named Hope Street and are vastly…

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Speaker Meeting – Andy Rowett

Andy Rowett of Lancashire Wildlife Trust will speak to us about Brockholes, the unreserved reserve. This is the story of the creation and success of this iconic nature reserve and it's floating visitor village. The former sand and gravel quarry near Preston has been transformed into a natural haven of…

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Speaker Meeting – Dr. Steve Barrett

The Star of Bethlehem - Dr Steve Barrett. Senior Research Fellow Dr Steve Barrett will talk to us about the astronomical candidates for the 'Star of Bethlehem’.   For more information about Dr Steve Barrett, please see his website. If you are not a member, but would like to attend…

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Coffee morning at the Royal Clifton Hotel

Coffee morning at The Royal Clifton Hotel. A chance to catch up with friends from Southport and Formby National Trust Association. If you would like to attend or are interested in joining our Association, please complete the Contact Form.    

Speaker Meeting – Ken Pye

Stately Homes of Liverpool - Ken Pye. In this talk Ken describes the history of some of the Stately Homes of Liverpool, and of aristocrats who once owned much of the Liverpool and Merseyside area, and some who still do!  In particular, he talks about those great houses that still…

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Professional Magician – Pete Turner

Professional Magician - Pete Turner. Return of Professional Magician Pete Turner, a fascinating speaker who will deliver his third presentation ‘Heads I win, Tails you lose’. This light hearted talk will give you an insight into becoming a winner even when you lose. There are all kinds of demonstrations and…

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