To book your place on one of our days out please contact organiser Sue Willis
(email email@example.com) or telephone Sheila Knight (01306 886659).
See our Days out arrangements page for coach times and how to pay.
Click on an event below for more details.
- RNLI, Poole
Wednesday 21 March 8.25am – at the Brockham coach pick-up
Some of you may have seen the television programmes about rescues at sea and will agree that the lifeboat crews are, without a doubt, among the bravest people in the land. We have arranged to be shown around the Royal National Lifeboat Institution college and lifeboat station at Poole, where we will hear how the...
- Knole – Past and Present
Friday 20 April 9.00am – at the Brockham coach pick-up
Being more than 600 years old, Knole is one of England’s largest, most important but fragile historic houses. Bishops, a Lord Chamberlain and Henry VIII all resided there, but since 1603 it has been the home of the Sackville-West family, who own part of the estate. The rest is cared for by the National Trust,...
- Chichester Festival of Flowers
Thursday 31 May 9.00am – at the Brockham coach pick-up
The Chichester Festival of Flowers is a biennial event, the proceeds of which go to the Cathedral Restoration Fund. This year it has as its theme ‘This Earthly Paradise’ and Josie Morum-Pound, the inspired festival designer, has overall responsibility for organising the flower arrangers’ spectacular banks of flowers which complement the magnificent cathedral architecture. We...
- The Big Stink
Tuesday 12 June 8.30am – at the Brockham coach pick-up
Have you ever thought about sewage disposal in London? This trip will introduce you to how the Victorians, led by Joseph Bazalgette, tackled the problem of sewage disposal and disease resulting from a growing population in London. While part of the tour will be on foot, some of the trip will be by coach and...