Summer Programme

Each year from May to August we have an interesting and varied programme of outings. Non members are always welcome to join

Tuesday 29th June 2021 2pm

Visit to Sinai Park House, Shobnall Road, Burton upon Trent, DE13 0QJ. A hilltop site with a 13th century moat, overlooking the Trent valley. In the process of radical restoration, we are invited to view the completed part of the project. Tour starts at 2.30pm and will be followed by a cream tea served in the open air. Cost of this visit is £11 per person.

Confirmation of booking & payment by 8th Juneplease, via Caroline Stubbs, by email

Thursday 15th July 2021 11am

Guided walk led by Robin Pearson. The walk this year will be on the opposite side of Great Barr, leading through to Hamstead. We will meet at the Scott Arms at 11am which can be easily reached by taking the number 5 bus from Sutton Town centre. Parking at the pub is available but it is pay & display. Stout footwear is recommended as the walk takes us through bridleways. There is no charge for this activity.

Please confirm your booking by 1st July please, via Caroline Stubbs by email

Wednesday 18th August 2021 9am

Guided tour of Castle Bromwich Hall Gardens, Chester Road, Birmingham B36 9BT.Another chance to visit these 10 acre walled gardens which are grade 2 listed. You may wish to browse the gardens by yourself, before or after the guided tour, which begins at 2pm followed by cream tea, served in the open air or a sheltered spot. Guidelines at the gardens are still being adhered to and as a result tea will be presented in a ‘picnic box’. Cups of tea though are endlessly refillable! As a result, the cost of this visit is reduced to £10 per person.

Confirmation of booking & payment by 18thJULYplease, via Caroline Stubbs, by email