Home Maidenhead News and Events Maidenhead 50th Anniversary Celebrations and St Cloud Visit - May 2015




11th - 15th May 2015

Programme of Events

Monday 11th May 2015

  • Arrival of our guests from St Cloud and Kortrijk at around 3pm at Braywick, travelling by minibus from St Pancras train station.
  • Arrival of our guests from Frascati, Bad Godesberg and Salzburg TBC.
  • 7 pm - Welcome Supper at the Stubbing Parish Centre, for our guests and their hostesses, together with ex-Presidents of the Group.

Tuesday 12th May 2015

  • 10.00 am - St Cloud Presentation at the Guild Hall in Windsor, after morning coffee and a short address from the Mayor of Windsor and Maidenhead. This occasion is open to all members and is an opportunity to meet and chat to our guests in the splendour of the Guild Hall.
  • 12.30 pm - Light lunch at the Cote Brasserie in Eton, overlooking the Thames, for our guests and their hostesses. Space is limited, so with regret we are unable to open the event to all members.
  • Free time for hostesses and their guests in the afternoon
  • Supper Parties for our guests and their hostesses, hosted by some of our members in their homes.

Wednesday 13th May 2015

  • Day trip to Greenwich and a guided tour of the Royal Naval College. Travel is by coach as far as Westminster Pier and thence by boat. At Greenwich, there will be a pub lunch followed by a tour of the Royal Naval College, with some free time afterwards for a cup of tea and a stroll in the grounds.
  • The coach will depart promptly from Braywick at 08.45 am and return around 6.30 pm. The trip is a bespoke guided tour which is being organised for us by City & Village Tours. Because we are hosting 20 delegates, we only have a limited number of places for the wider group. These places are available to members only, on a first come first served basis. The cost including all travel, lunch and entrance fees is £56 pp.

Thursday 14th May 2015

  • Free time for hostesses and their guests in the morning. Suggested activities are: - Greys Court (NT), the Rowing Museum, The Chocolate Theatre Co. Cafe and/or a stroll around Henley's Thursday market.
  • 1.30pm for 14.00pm - Farewell Lunch at the Leander Club in Henley, overlooking the Thames, to celebrate the MWGEF 50th Anniversary Year. This event is open to all members including husbands/partners. The cost is £54 per head and includes canapés with a reception drink, 3 course meal, and wine at table, coffee and petit fours. Please come and share the day with us.
  • Free evening for personal farewells.

Friday 15th May 2015

  • St Cloud and Kortrijk depart from Braywick at around 9 am.
  • Departure of other delegates TBA.
Booking forms for members for the St Cloud Presentation in Windsor, the Day trip to Greenwich and the Farewell Lunch in Henley can be found in the March Newsletter. Please join our guests and hostesses in celebrating this momentous anniversary.

Michaela Howard (webmaster)

March 2015




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