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 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.

Saturday 27th October. 11am
Meet at the Hub Café of the new International Bomber Command Centre, Canwich Hill, Lincoln, LN4 2RF, recently opened to commemorate the one hundredth anniversary of the RAF. The central spire on the site is one hundred and two feet tall (the exact length of wing tip to wing tip of the infamous Lancaster Bomber). There are three display galleries with interactive exhibits. Entry by donation.

Saturday 3rd November. 11am
Meet at the High Peak Visitor Centre, Lea Bridge, Derbyshire, DE4 5AA (One mile South of Cromford village) where there is a High Peak Junction Open Day. Visitors can see the oldest Railway Workshops in the World and learn about the importance of railways. Entrance if free but if you wish to make your own poker at the Blacksmith’s shop, there is a fee of £10.

Saturday 5th January. 12noon - 2019
Meet at the Royal William IV pub, Brayford Wharf North, Lincoln LN1 1YX for a celebration lunch to welcome in the New Year. 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

Lincoln – Susan Bradley - 01522 750292 - rev.s.bradley@gmail.com