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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.

Saturday 2nd September 2017. 12noon
Meet in the Stables Café, Belton House, Grantham, Lincolnshire, NG32 2LS for a visit described as a perfect example of an English country house. The café serves snacks and hot foods. Owned by the National Trust and therein can be viewed a fine collection of porcelain and silver. £15.00 (free for NT members)

Saturday 14th October. 12noon
Meet in the café at the South West Wing of Newstead Abbey, Ravenshead, Nottinghamshire, NG15 8NA to view the ancestral home of the poet Lord Byron. The cafe serving hot and cold refreshments. Many of Lord Byron’s artefacts on view in the house, (once a monastery that survived the Dissolution) Entry to house £8.00. Car parking charges also apply.

Saturday 11th November. 12noon
Meet at the La Loggia café at Ferens Art Gallery, Queen Victoria Square, Hull, HU1 3RA for a Handshake Event with Region 07, prior to visiting the gallery which has just reopened as part of the City of Culture 2017. There are many other places of interest to visit in the city as well as a Heritage Walk. Entrance to the Art Gallery and most of the museums are free. Donations welcome.

Saturday 9th December. 12noon
Meet at the Royal William IV, Brayford Wharf North, Lincoln, LN1 1YX for a pre-Christmas lunch. This venue now popular for Lincoln members but others most welcome. Contact Executive Representative so that a suitably sized table can be arranged.

Executive Representative – Ramsey Hertzog 01246 414746

Local Contacts
Burton-on-Trent – David Bellaby 01283 214017
Lincoln – Peter Green 01522 569657