Forum Social Events

Picture of Forum members on boat. A trip to Kent.
Forum members on a trip to Kent

NOTE: DUE TO THE ON-GOING CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK, ALL ACTIVITIES ARE TEMPORARILY SUSPENDED, THOUGH FEEL FREE TO CONTACT THE ORGANISERS FOR EVENTS / HOLIDAYS SCHEDULED LATER THIS YEAR OR NEXT YEAR

A dedicated group of volunteers at the Forum organise trips and social events ranging from social gatherings in Enfield, and informative London visits, for which a Freedom Pass and curiosity are all that is required, to sociable holidays in Europe and Asia. Our events are a great way to meet people from all walks of life who want to enjoy discovering their own locality, city, continent and world. All our trips and events will be posted on this page.

You must be a member of the Forum to book onto these trips. Join or renew now if you need to.

Thursday 16 July. Fruits of their labours

Two part day trip to Essex. A relaxing day tour of two of Essex historical jewels. We spend the morning at Cressing Temple Barns and Granary, grade 1 listed 13th century Templar buildings with a guided tour. After an included pub lunch in the delightful village of Coggeshall, we spend the afternoon at the nearby historical Tiptree Fruit Farm (started in 1757). The visit includes a tractor-trailer ride through the strawberry fields, learning about traditional fruit farming methods and cutting edge new technology. A delicious cream tea in the famous Tiptree tearooms finishes the day in style. Cost per person £49.50. Only 35 places available so book your place and find out more from Olivia on 0208 447 8841 or email oliviagoodfellow19@gmail.com

Thursday 17 September.  Carousel at Regents Park Open Air Theatre

A return visit to Regents Park Open Air Theatre. This time to see Carousel.  he performance starts at 2.15pm. The cost of the ticket is £28. For further details please contact Jean Mittins on 01279 899069.

1 – 6 October. Historic cities of the Danube River Cruise

Bratislava

25 booked already – fancy joining us on this first Forum river cruise with The River Cruise Line on October 1, 2020, for six days. This will be by flight from Heathrow to Munich and then an amazing Danube cruise, visiting musical Vienna, the world’s most beautiful city of Budapest, the ancient capital of Slovakia, Bratislava and the riverside village of Weissenkirchen in Austria.
The price will be all inclusive of accommodation and meals and teas, cakes and snacks, drinks with meals, toiletries, guided excursions and bottled water. Prices do vary a little depending on the cabin location and beds. It will be a truly magical way to travel as summer draws to a close. To ensure your place, please contact Olivia for further details and a booking form. This may seem a long way off but it is really important to book early to avoid disappointment. Email oliviagoodfellow19@gmail.com or call 020 8447 8841.

ADVANCE NOTICE 2021

8 – 22 February 2021. Highlights of Sri Lanka tour

Deposits are now being taken for this trip of a lifetime 15 day bespoke Forum adventure. The price is approximately £3,500 to include absolutely everything. Get in touch for the full itinerary. To make your dreams a reality, join the existing members of the group and make memories to last a lifetime. One lady is looking for a female room share, by the way. Full details and a booking for are available from Olivia
on oliviagoodfellow19@gmail.com or by calling 020 8447 8841.

19-22 February 2021. Two festivals on the French Riveria

The annual Fête du Citron, in Menton, is an event unique in the world, featuring giant designs made exclusively from citrus fruits and floats decorated with oranges and lemons. Plus, on the Promenade des Anglais in Nice, the elegant ‘Battle of Flowers’ is part of the annual February Carnival. The 4 day/3-night tour includes return flights from Stanstead, B&B hotel accommodation, 1 lunch and 1 dinner; a private transport and excursion package, including a visit to the Principality of Monaco, pre-booked Grandstand seats at the two parades and more. Cost is £849 mininimum 20 paying persons, £869 minimum 10 paying persons. Max seven rooms available for sole occupancy at £69 single supplement. NB There is quite a bit of walking involved and there will be some stairs to the Grandstand seating. For more information, email/ring Cheryl: birthday58@googlemail.com or 0208 3630732

June 2021. Channel Islands Explorer

This fabulous two-centre six nights tour allows you time to explore both Jersey and Guernsey which are two islands close together but with a totally different way of life. If popular, we can also visit the smaller island of Sark. The price is approximately £863 to include flights, crossings, excursions and half board. This is an expression of interest only but please do get in touch if you would like to know more.

Contact Olivia on 020 8447 8841 or email oliviagoodfellow19@gmail.com

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