December 12th 12.30pm Christmas Lunch at Cedar Court Hotel, Park Parade, Harrogate HG1 5AH
We hope you will join us in the newly refurbished restaurant at CEDAR COURT HOTEL, Park Parade, Harrogate for a 3 course lunch with tea or coffee and mini mince pie. The hotel has ample car parking and there is a bus stop nearby on North Park Road.
The cost of the lunch is £21.00 per person (to include gratuity). Please see the attached menu and booking form which can be brought to the next meeting or posted to Tania, to arrive by 24th November 2016.
November 24th 2.00 – 4.00pm Forum Meeting at St Paul’s, Victoria Avenue, HG1 1EL (Opposite Harrogate Library) ‘Keep in Touch ‘ and ‘Keep Safe’
How can we stay safe both at home and when we are out and about? How can we avoid being victims of a ‘scam’? At this meeting, we will consider the different types of ‘scams'; how to avoid them and how to report them in order to safeguard others and catch the scammers. Ways in which we can enhance personal security and self-confidence will be identified. (Admission £2 which includes refreshments and raffle ticket). This is an important subject which affects everyone, not just those accessing the internet.
November 8th 12.30pm CAU (Carne Argentina Unica), Corner of Raglan Street and Station Parade
This is one of the restaurant forming part of the new cinema and restaurant complex on the former sites of Beales department store.
October 11th 12.30pm William & Victoria Restaurant, Cold Bath Road, Harrogate.
This month, by popular demand, we make a return visit to this restaurant.
October 6th 12md Older people’s Day Event
This year we are joining Supporting Older People in their celebration at the Wesleyan Centre in Oxford Street, Harrogate. The day starts with a Service of Celebration (optional) in Wesley Chapel at 11.0am, followed at about 12md by a 3 course lunch (cost £3.50). In the afternoon, from about 1.30pm there will be entertainment in Wesley Chapel with music and verse. The afternoon will conclude with tea and biscuits at about 3.00pm. Everyone is welcome; just turn up on the day.
September 22nd 2.00 – 4.00pm Forum Meeting at St Paul’s, Victoria Avenue, HG1 1EL (Opposite Harrogate Library) ‘Snug as a Bug’ and ‘Switch to Save’ For further details visit our ‘Blog’ page.
September 13th 12.30pm Lunch at the Tea Rooms, Ripley Castle
Great to see so many people at our lunch group. What a gorgeous day for strolling around the grounds of Ripley Castle in the sunshine.
August 25th Day Trip to Markenfield Hall
This will be an afternoon visit to Markenfield Hall, Nr Ripon. “One of the most astonishing and romantic of Yorkshire’s medieval houses. Built defensively in 1310 by Edward 2’s Chancellor of the Exchequer, John de Markenfield, it is still completely moated.” (Historic Houses Association). An intriguing house and garden – and not very far away. To book a place on this visit contact Ann Hill 01423 861795There will be a conducted tour around the Hall followed by afternoon tea and cake. Cost £21 (non-refundable). Pick-up 1.30pm at Knaresborough Coach Park and 1.45pm from Harrogate Library.
August 9th 12.30pm Lunch at Istanbul, Victoria Avenue (opposite the Waitrose car park exit)
July 21st 2.00 – 4.00pm Forum Meeting at St Paul’s, Victoria Avenue, HG1 1EL (Opposite Harrogate Library) ‘Best Foot Forward’
As people get older, they are arguably more prone to accidents. Slips, trips and falls are the commonest types and are often preventable. Contributing factors include poor mobility and loss of balance. Facilitated by Gail McCracken, NYCC Falls Co-ordinator, this presentation will heighten your awareness of the risks of falls and highlight ways in which you can improve your safety.
July 12th 12.30pm Lunch at The Tannin Level 5a Raglan Street, Harrogate
Come and join us for lunch at this classic basement bistro. Contact Tania Brightmore 01423 862290 to book a place
July 7th Annual Tea Party
June 14th 12.30pm Lunch at LeD2 7, Bower Road, Harrogate.
Lunch at this popular bistro and restaurant.
June 8th Day Trip to Brodsworth Hall (Nr Doncaster)
We are taking a trip to Brodsworth Hall, which will take about an hour. Arriving at about 11am in time for coffee in the cafe, we will then have a private tour of the house at 11.30am. If you would prefer to visit the gardens first, you could join one of the free flow tours after 1.00pm. Cost £25 (non-refundable). Pick-up 9.30 from Harrogate Library and 9.45am from Knaresborough Coach station.
May 19th 2.00 – 4.00pm Forum Meeting at St Paul’s, Victoria Avenue, HG1 1EL (Opposite Harrogate Library) ‘Food Glorious Food’
Everyone is interested in Food for all sorts of reasons. As we grow older, the quality, the quantity and the variety of our food becomes ever more important. Vanessa Quarmby is an experienced professional dietician living and working in Yorkshire as both a private consultant and with companies such as Boots. Vanessa will be talking about all sorts of matters relating to our food, with particular attention to the concerns of older people. She will be available for questions after her talk.
In the second part of the meeting, John Fraser from Wiltshire Farm Foods will discuss the meals his company prepares and delivers and there will be samples for members to taste. We look forward to seeing you on 19th May at this fascinating and very relevant meeting. Admission: £2 which includes refreshments and a raffle ticket.
May 10th 12.30pm Lunch at Sasso Restaurant 8-10 Princes Square, Harrogate HG1 1LX
Another good lunch at this Italian restaurant.
April 14th Day Trip to Helmsley and Nunnington Hall
April 12th 12.30pm Lunch at Graveley’s 8-12 Cheltenham Parade, Harrogate
March 17th 2.00 – 4.00pm Annual General Meeting at St Paul’s, Victoria Avenue, HG1 1EL (Opposite Harrogate Library)
‘Mighty Oaks from Little Acorns Grow’ – The story of the National Trust from its inception in 1895 to the present day. Glenda Hunter will tell us how the NT has grown to become a leading conservation organisation.
March 8th 12.30pm Lunch at Le Bistro Pierre 15 Cheltenham Parade, Harrogate
February 17th Day Trip to the York Chocolate Factory
February 9th 12.30pm Lunch at Six Poor Folk
Join us for lunch at ‘Six Poor Folk’ 25 Castlegate, Knaresborough.
January 12th 12.30pm Lunch at William and Victoria
Join us for lunch at Wlliam Victoria in Cold Bath Road, Harrogate.
Contact Pat Lawson (01423 391437) to book a place
January 21st 2.00 – 4.00pm Forum Meeting at St Paul’s, Victoria Avenue, HG1 1EL (Opposite Harrogate Library) ‘Keep Moving’ Click Invitation Forum meeting poster – January 2016 for further details