Association of Open University Graduates

Diary Dates of AOUG in the East Midlands (05)

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Members from any area of Region 05 are able to attend any activities within the Region regardless of your local area and any family or friends may accompany you. Also welcome are any members, family or friends visiting from other Regions or Nations. Just give the Local Contact a ring first so that they are sure to offer you as warm welcome and always look for the copy of OMEGAS on a table or AOUG Backpacks, hats or umbrellas to identify the group.

2018 Diary Dates

Saturday 26th May. 11am
Meet in the new café at the Workhouse, UIpton Road, Southwell, Nottinghamshire, NG25 OPT, to visit a well preserved Victorian Workhouse. Tours and exhibitions are available. Adults £8.65. Free for National Trust members. 

Sunday 17th June. 12noon
Meet at the tea rooms in Walkers House, an annexe off the courtyard of Rockingham Castle, near Corby, Market Harborough, LE16 8TH for a light lunch. Once we are suitable refreshed, we can watch the ‘Knights of Nottingham’ who are going to demonstrate Medieval jousting in the grounds with displays of swordsmanship and skill at arms. Members can also visit the castle which was built for William the Conqueror and stands on an escarpment affording great views of the surrounding countryside. Adult admission £14 for the event and castle visit, or £12.50 for the event only.

Saturday 30th June. 12noon
Meet at the Royal William IV pub, Brayford Wharf North, Lincoln, LN1 1YX for our regular lunch but with an added chance to celebrate the thirtieth anniversary of AOUG by drinking a toast to our Association. Please can members and guests pre-book with the Executive Representative so that a suitably sized table can be booked. Look for the OMEGA on the table or ask at the bar.

Saturday 25th August. 12noon
Meet at the restaurant at Melbourne Hall and Gardens, Melbourne, Derbyshire, DE73 8EN for a light lunch prior to going around the gardens, which are well worth a visit. Then any time after 2pm we can explore the Hall which was once owned by Lord Melbourne who was a Prime Minister in the time of Queen Victoria. Lord Melbourne was married to the infamous Lady Caroline who had a well publicised affair with Lord Byron. Adult admission £7, Concessions £6.

Saturday 15th September 12noon
Meet at the Royal William IV pub, Brayford Wharf North, Lincoln LN1 1YX for our Autumn meal, this time with the opportunity of an hour’s boat trip on the ‘Brayford Belle’ to see Lincoln from a different perspective. Please can members and guests pre-book with the Executive Representative so that a suitably sized table can be booked in the pub. Look for the OMEGA on the table or ask at the bar.

 

Executive Representative – Ramsey Hertzog 01246 414746 ramseyhertzog@hotmail.co.uk

Local Contacts
Burton-on-Trent – David Bellaby 01283 214017 dhbellaby@gmail.com
Lincoln – Susan Bradley - 01522 750292 - rev.s.bradley@gmail.com