On a wet and blustery day saw us visiting Kilver Court Gardens at Shepton Mallet. The rain didn’t deter us, and after a talk about the history of the area and the history of the house and gardens, we spent an hour looking around a beautiful winter garden. The lovely parterre has been attacked by … Continue reading Kilver Court visit.
Renee is keen to do an ‘ad hoc’ visit the the Cross Baths in Bath. The idea is to visit the Cross Bath and have it for a private session, its quite small – max 12. So basically a private session among friends in Thermal Waters.. ideal for achey joints. Renee hopes to have one … Continue reading Cross Baths Thermal Pool
On the 13th December the group travelled to Westbury to see what happened to our black bin rubbish. 80% of Wiltshires rubbish is sent to this Mechanical and Biological Treatment plant. We arrived to see a huge warehouse and no sign of rubbish! The plant manager carefully explained in detail how the process works. It … Continue reading Science and Engineering Group visit to the MBT Treatment Centre at Northacre.
BRADFORD ON AVON ARTS ASSOCIATION Our Sunday evening meetings are held in the Upper Room of the Masonic Hall, Church Street. All meetings start at 7.30 pm, and the cost is £3.00 for members and £4.00 for non-members, who are always most welcome. SUNDAY 4 DECEMBER Isabella Bird, writer and traveller 1831 – 1904 Illustrated … Continue reading Bradford on Avon Arts Association
Our visit to the Saltford Brassmill was a great success. We are so lucky to have a mill built in the early 1700’s so intact and virtually on our door step. Tony and his volunteers are working hard to keep this national treasure open for us. The mill does have open days I am sure … Continue reading Science & Engineering Visit to Saltford Mill
The U3A Short Walk Group met on Tuesday 12th April, and enjoyed a lovely circular walk from Iford Manor via Freshford Mill. Whilst the weather was dry and sunny, we came across floods in Iford Lane. After the walk, refreshments had previously been arranged at Iford Manor, and we were served by William Cartwright-Hignett … Continue reading U3A Short Walk Group