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TRIPS ….. looking back


18.05.87   Visit to HMS Warrior at Hartlepool a great success. £60 surplus

                  10 Members visited Bezemers Nursery

29.06.87   Visit to the Tom Leonard Mining Museum. £4 cost inc. transport,

                  entrance and tea at the Skinningrove Community Centre


28.03.88   Visit to Bowes Museum

15.06.88   Visit to Lake District   


28.06.89   Visit to Skipton.


??.05.91   Visit to Cragside House in Northumberland a success    

17.07.91   Visit to British Steel

19.08.91   Visit to Darlington Civic Theatre

26.11.91   Visit to Hartlepool Nuclear Power Station


27.02.92   Visit to Darlington Civic Theatre to inc Backstage Tour

??.05.92   Visit to Nostell Priory

                  Visit to Teesside Airport

09.09.92   Visit to Darlington Civic Theatre to see The Yeoman of the Guard

19.10.92   12 Members visit to the Evening Gazette building


02.06.93   Visit to Harrogate and Harlow Carr  very successful


??.02.94   Visit to Trimcomalee

10.05.94   Tour of Glaxo factory in Barnard Castle

08.06.94   Outing to Skipton inc. Canal Boat Trip

12.07.94   Visit to Beverley/Sledmere House


17.05.95   Outing to Hartlepool Marina

07.06.95   Outing to Alnwick Castle  

07.10.95   Theatre visit to York


22.05.96   Visit to the National Photographic Museum

20.06.96   Visit to Kielder Water inc Boat Trip

16.11.96   Visit to York Theatre to see Macbeth


29.04.97   Visit to Leeming RAF Station to see and sit in Tornados

                  Lunch in Leeming Village

04.06.97   Visit to Dales Museum & Creamery in Hawes; coffee in Bedale;

                  Visit to Gayle village; ice-cream in Bynmoor

17.07.97   Trip on the Settle to Carlisle Railway line;

                   lunch in the Tufton Arms in Appleby

??.08.97   Trip on the Teesside Princess along the river Tees


27.03.98   Visit to Darlington & Stockton Times Offices and

                  Darlington North Rd. Railway Museum

10.06.98   Visit to Raby Castle inc conducted Tour and lunch

29.07.98   Members only visit to Fylingdales Early Warning Station

24.09.98   Visit to RAF Elvington, York


18.02.99   Visit to Sunderland Glass Museum

09.09.99   Visit to Ullswater inc. boat trip; lunch in Penrith

15.11.99   Walter Gregory, had led seven local walks from January


21.09.00   Visit to Alnwick Castle


29.05.01   Visit to Cragside in Northumberland

20.06.01   Trip to the Farne Islands

26.07.01   Visit to Harewood House

04.09.01   Visit to Jodrell Bank in Cheshire


09.05.08   Trip to Ormesby Hall. 19 Members and Guests attended

                  (£2 & £6.50) Thanks to Mr & Mrs Medlock and Mervin Davies

08.09.08   R. Tees trip enjoyed by all. £10.50 pp inc. lunch on the Endeavour.

                  Depart from Stockton. £1 for parking and guided tour of Endeavour  


18.08.09   Arthur Baker prepared a Visits List for discussion and ‘signing up to’

09.12.09   Chairman arranged Trip to Christmas Fayre at Castle Howard

                  £7 pp for Coach; £8/£9 pp for Castle.


19.08.10   Visit arranged to Roger’s Roses Nursery at Pickering

                 Organised by Don Spenceley. Own transport & lunch arrangements.



7th,14th, 21st June  Dates for Harbour Master’s Launch Trips

                  Max of 8 Members per Trip. Organised by Chairman.

                  Enjoyed by all; photos on website.

19.06.12   Chairman announced Committee proposals for Harry Tarran £2000

                  Legacy expenditure on Trips & Xmas Lunch and invited comments

                  from Members. 1st subsidy: Xmas Lunch 2012

                  Last Subsidy:trip in 2015.

17.07.12   Jim Gannon showed his 10min video film of Launch Trip.

                  19 Members attended, free, over 3 Trips

                  The Chairman donated 3 bottles of wine to the staff as a Probus

                 ‘thank you’.

06.09.12   Preston Hall Trip organised by the Chairman

                  Members and Partners. Use own transport.

                  Entrance fees for Members & Guests from the Legacy.

                  11 Members & 6 Guests attended. Very successful.


16.04.13   Theatre Royal Trip for ‘High Society’ well-attended, 38. £40 pp

                 Show enjoyed by all. Service and meal in Pasqualino’s very poor.

                 Letter of  apology. Chairman complained and negotiated a £7pp


04.06.13   Ampleforth Abbey & Orchard Visit. A great success 36 attended.

                  Detailed Report on website. £16 pp inc lunch & transport

01.08.13   D.L.I. 20 Members & 2 Guests attended. Details on website.

                 All enjoyed it. Garry Turner thanked for organising visit.


01.05.14  Eden Camp visit (suggested by Mike Lawrenson).

                 11 Members &7 Guests attended with 13 apologies.

                  Everyone enjoyed the visit in spite of poor weather.

17.06.14   Derek Whiting tabled a S&DT pull-out advertising 50 places to visit

                  in North Yorkshire. Committee agenda item in 2015

17.09.14   Theatre Royal, Newcastle; ‘Top Hat’ organised by the Chairman.

                  £40 Members, £45 Guests  36 attended; a great success


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