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.
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Wednesday 11 December. A Private Christmas Lunchtime Schmooze Fest Mystery Trip
Over 20 booked already, so why not join us for a festive treat? A private delicious three course Christmas lunch and sublime musical entertainment to serenade you while you eat and maybe dance! Arrive at 12.30 for superb lunch and sublime entertainment. Depart for home 15.30-16.00.
Cost £49.50 per person if 40+ attend. Cost £66.50 per person if 30+ attend. So spread the word and let’s have a wonderful time! Please note that this private event is limited to 50 people and will be on a first booked, first served basis. This trip is a freedom pass event in the Kings Cross area and is not a coach trip. There are options to meet at the venue or travel together. Up to you.To book your place and find out a few more not so secret details, please email Olivia on firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 020 8447 8841.
Thursday 12 December. The Christmas Beatles Show Party Lunch
Missed out on the 2 December party? Don’t be disappointed. Why not come here instead for a change?
Enjoy coffee and mince pies on arrival, delicious three course festive meal with tea/coffee then ‘Twist and Shout’ to the Fab Duo – yer, yer, yerrrrr!! Prize for the best dressed – get the mini skirts out girls or boys!
Venue the Prince Regent Hotel Chigwell. Includes return coach to Enfield Town
Please note: This is not a tribute band. Approx. cost subject to numbers £45.
Meet Lidl/Iceland Enfield Town 10am. Return approx. 4pm To reserve your ‘Ticket to Ride’ ring Jacky Pearce 020 8482 3575. THIS IS THE LAST OPPORTUNITY TO BOOK!!
25 December. Christmas Day Community Afternoon
Free and open to all. With live background music, snacks and drinks, board games (bring your favourite if you like.). On Christmas Day from 2.30pm – 6.00pm at the Friends Meeting House, 59 Church Hill, Winchmore Hill, London, N21 1LE. For more information see here or to book in advance phone 020 8807 2076 or just turn up on the day.
Thursday 16 January. A Guided Tour Of The Wallace Collection Museum
The Wallace Art Collection in the former house of the Marquess of Hertford comprises an extensive collection of fine and decorative art from the 15th -19th centuries with furniture from the palace of the Sun King, also fine porcelain, arms, armour and old masters. The museum is arranged in 30 galleries so our expert guide will be able to bring the treasures of the museum to life. This tour is for a maximum 20 people, so if you are interested please book asap. £12 per person. Cheques made payable to Enfield Over 50s Forum. Call Roy Barrows on 020 8360 8561 or email: email@example.com When I confirm your place, meet at Oxford Circus Tube Station at 09.30, tour starts at 10.30. Time for coffee at the museum cafe.
Thursday 23 January. East End in Enfield
£15 per person. Back by popular demand! Enjoy Pukka Pie, mash and gravy, sorry no green liquor! Welcome pint, wine or soft drink, followed by music with Honky Tonk Dave and Mick on spoons/washboard. Choose from Cornish pasty, chicken & mushroom, steak & kidney, beef & onion, cheese &onion pies. Ring NOW to reserve your place and give your pie choices. Call Jacky Pearce 020 8482 3575.
Wednesday 5 February. Moving to Mars: a rendezvous with the Red Planet
You are invited to travel to Mars without leaving London – in a multi-sensory adventure. This fascinating show at the Design Museum is an intelligent and thoughtful exhibition. Its most compelling sensation is one of wonder. For example, a full-size working model of one of the rovers that have been wandering on Mars these past several years. Step into a full-scale Mars home, immerse yourself in the untouched beauty of the landscape and learn how rethinking daily life for a zero-waste, clean energy-powered civilisation that might help future generations on Earth. Plan at least 75 minutes min. to see the whole exhibition. Tickets £12 for over-60s, £16 Adult. Email or ring Cheryl on 020 8363 0732, firstname.lastname@example.org
ADVANCE NOTICE 2020 / 2021
9 – 16 May 2020. Bulgaria’s Hidden Heritage
1 – 6 October 2020. Historic cities of the Danube River Cruise
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.
LOOKING EVEN FURTHER IN ADVANCE
February 2021. Highlights of Sri Lanka tour
Join us for this bucket list destination, which is with Wendy Wu tours for 15 days. The price is approximately £3,500 to include absolutely everything. This is an expression of interest only but please get in touch if you would like further information on the amazing itinerary.
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.
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THE FORUM IS NOT LIABLE FOR ANY PERSONAL INJURY/ACCIDENTS THAT MAY OCCUR DURING ANY OF ITS ACTIVITIES OR EVENTS