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Salzburg exchange visit to Maidenhead

16th – 20th October 2017

We are delighted to receive an exchange visit from our sister Group in Salzburg. Preparations are all underway and the programme for the week has been finalised.

There will be a briefing regarding the visit for hostesses, supper party hostesses and helpers following the monthly meeting on October 11th at the United Reform Church.

Please support the visit in whatever way you can. If you have not already reserved your place for the Salzburg presentation & buffet lunch, Blenheim Palace or the Farewell Dinner, booking forms can be found at the end of the Summer Newsletter (July).


Monday 16th October

  • 12.00 - Arrival of our guests, followed by light lunch hosted by Mary Stock for hostesses and guests.

We are looking for 6 volunteers to each make a Shepherd’s Pie for the lunch, enough for 6 servings. Please let Mary know if you are able to help. Thank you!

  • 19.00 - Welcome Supper at the Stubbings’ Parish Centre for hostesses and their guests, past Presidents and helpers.

Tuesday 17th October

  • 10.00 Maidenhead United Reform Church - Coffee followed by the Salzburg Presentation “The truth behind THE SOUND OF MUSIC”. At 12.00 there will be a short address by the Mayor of Maidenhead, followed by a buffet lunch. The Mayoress will also be in attendance.

This event presents a good opportunity to introduce friends who might be interested in becoming members of our group, cost is £5 pp to cover the buffet lunch. Also, we need half a dozen members to volunteer to help set up the buffet and clear away. If you can help please let Anne Home know. Thank you!

  • Informal Evening Supper Parties in our Members’ homes. Time to be advised by hostesses.

Wednesday 18th October

  • Day Trip to Blenheim Palace - Meet at Braywick Car Park at 8.30 am for prompt departure at 09.00 am by coach for Blenheim. Leave Blenheim at 15.30 for the return journey. The price of £50 pp includes coach travel, entrance fee, guided tour and lunch.

Thursday 19th October

  • Guided Tour of Windsor Castle for hostesses and their guests followed by lunch at the Cote Brasserie in Eton - Time to be advised.
  • 19.00 - Farewell Dinner at "The Bull at Bisham". All members, partners and friends are welcome. The price of £39 pp includes a glass of wine or soft drink on arrival, 3 course dinner & coffee and a glass of wine at the table.

Friday 20th October

  • 12.00 - Light lunch hosted by Hilary Lawes for hostesses and guests
  • 14.00 - Departure of our guests.


Michaela Howard, Webmaster

September 2017


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