Events Programme

Saturday 24th March – Visit to Stonehenge           

Following the highly successful trip to Stonehenge Aotearoa last October and with this year’s March lecture on Henges from Richard Hall, our first ‘event’ for 2018 is a full day repeat visit to the Wairarapa Henge via Woodside and Greytown, returning via Carterton.  Despite the damp weather last year, 40 members thoroughly enjoyed the relaxed 8½ hour programme, encouraging a repeat for another 40 this year.  See how we go!

 Programme:

9.55 am            Train departs Wellington Station for Woodside, followed by 10 mins bus ride to Greytown.

11.15 am          Greytown:  1¾  hours for lunch and a stroll, followed by 20 mins on Tranzit bus to Stonehenge for the 1.30 pm tour.

1.30 – 3 pm      Stonehenge Aotearoa, followed by 20 mins Tranzit bus to Carterton for coffee and a stroll.

3.30 – 5 pm      Carterton, departing on the 5.05 pm train for Wellington.

6.25 pm            Arrival at Wellington Train Station.

Cost:

Return train to Greytown/Carterton  –  Gold Card
Stonehenge  –  $15 each
Tranzit bus to and from Stonehenge $10 each
Lunch, etc. – own cost
Total Cost $25

Enrolment effective at any time at events@u3awellingtoncity.org.nz  

Additional to enrolment, the Stonehenge visit requires $25 prepayment by 15th March to U3A Acc No 03-1540-0009019-01 – with identification of self and event. This may be facilitated on-line or by a teller at your own Bank.

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 Tues 27 March – Secret Art Walk

Another repeat from last year since no less than 70 enjoyed this one:

10.30 am                 2 hours on Wellington’s Secret Art Walk with Vivienne Morrell, beginning at Bowen House, 68 Lambton Quay, & zigzagging to Manners Street by 12.30 pm.  Cost $8

Enrolment effective at any time at events@u3awellingtoncity.org.nz  

Additional to enrolment, the Art Walk requires $8 prepayment by 15th March to U3A Acc No 03-1540-0009019-01 – with identification of self and event. This may be facilitated on-line or by a teller at your own Bank.

And for those who have done both these trips, there’s always the French Film Festival on at the Embassy between 7th and 28th March – which Festival determined our 1st Term break this year.