Himalayan Garden & Sculpture Park (Near Ripon). Explore acres of beautiful gardens in a Himalayan type landscape, with colourful rhododendrons, azaleas etc, woods, lakes, sculptures and other features. (£9) Meal after
Ampleforth Abbey (N Yorks) This one’s not ruined!! Visit contemporary abbey with C20 church, visitors centre and very good café, located in beautiful countryside. Walk in the extensive grounds. Meal afterwards.
Summer Concert at St Margaret’s Horsforth. With Leeds Symphony Orchestra (including Caroline!) A selection of popular classics for a summer evening.
BBQ (North Leeds) Enjoy fellowship and good food (and hopefully good weather!) in C’s garden.
Moravian Church (Fulneck, Leeds) Tour (£4) of the Moravian settlement which dates back to 1743, including the church and museum. Great historic interest – but still a thriving community. Meal afterwards.
Dunham Massey (near Manchester). Meet for picnic and explore stately home with interesting and valuable contents, with gardens and deer park (NT £14.50). Pub meal afterwards. We will be joined by members of Lancs Christian Singles.
Yorkshire Air Museum (Elvington, N Yorks) Aircraft from early days to Cold War, on former RAF airfield. (£12, £9 seniors) See variety of historic small planes (climb into some of them!), visit control tower, cockpits etc. After an hour’s conducted tour (£1) we will explore more in detail. Meal after.
Bring & Share food, fellowship and ideas for your next Gatherers programme. Discuss what exciting things we want to do together to while away the winter.