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GORDANO PROBUS CLUB PORTISHEAD

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General Disclaimer

When planning outings/events we endeavour to assess the obvious risks to persons of our age and abilities.  We normally use personal cars, with members sharing, or public transport/coach companies to visit suitable locations. However, when attending Gordano Probus outings/events those doing so acknowledge that Gordano Probus Club cannot be held liable for any accident or loss or damage sustained by participants or their possessions whilst on those trips.

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Wed Feb 26th 2020 - Lunch with the Ladies at Weston-s-m College, Grove restaurant. 

Wednesday, 26th February. 2020   time: 12.00pm for 12.30pm

Venue  The Grove Restaurant.  Weston College, Knightstone Campus Weston-Super-Mare,  BS23 2AL

Disabled Parking please contact the College directly. (01934 411422)
Various pay car parks nearby. The Sovereign centre is probably the most convenient.

Cost £16.60 per head. 

All wishing to go must Contact The Secretary John Hewett, 01275 398706 (159 Phoenix Way BS20 7GP ) by 31st January with their meal choices.

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The Underfall Yard   Wed March 4th

The chairman went for a short taster visit. The Yard is a real eye opener if you have not been before. (See attached) They cater for group visits of 15 or more. Visitors will be considered. (they have previously had visits from other ProBus clubs)  A guided tour would be up to 90 minutes. The charge per head would be approx £6 for a guided tour which would include all the various machines working.

The Underfall Yard - Bristol  http://www.underfallyard.co.uk/visit/groups-and-private-hire/

Parking at the yard is in short supply. Therefore travel to the yard would initially be to meet at Clarence House first, then go by car to Long Ashton Park and Ride then by a short bus ride (bus passes at the ready).  Our visit is timed for 11.30                                    After the visit we could (if individual members wish) then combine it with a meal at The Cottage Inn which is right next door.   https://whatpub.com/pubs/AVN/106/cottage-inn-bristol

Would members please let the Chairman know if they are interested so that arrangements can be made.   Posted 9 Jan 2020

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‚ÄčFor future consideration

Wells Cathedral (entrance fee)      https://www.wellscathedral.org.uk/visit/  

A group rate of £6.60* (inc VAT) per head for a general guided tour OR  £10 (inc VAT) per head for a Special Interest Tour (£13 for High Parts or Chained Library tours) OR £5.70 (inc VAT) per head for a visit only (no guide).  1hr car journey.  8 votes

Big Pit Mine Blaenafon, Torfaen NP4 9XP (free entry) https://museum.wales/bigpit/   6  votes                            300ft underground tour. 1hr 10min journey by car.

RNLI (Portishead) local 7 votes

Museum of Electricity -  Cairns Road, Bristol BS6 7TY - free by arrangement  - car 35 mins