AGTO Northern Branch

 

SUNDERLAND - Familiarisation Visit & AGM WEEKEND - BOOKING NOW!

OPEN TO ALL AGTO MEMBERS !

Friday 2nd – Sunday 4th March 2018

ITINERARY

Friday 2nd March 2018

  • From 14.00hrs. Afternoon Check-in at the Seaham Marriott Hotel
  • Cream Tea available on arrival (14.00-16.00hrs)
  • 19.00 Bucks Fizz Welcome Drink before Dinner
  • 19.30 Dinner at the Seaham Marriott Hotel

Saturday 3rd March 2018

  • Breakfast (From 07.30hrs)
  • 09.30 Transport Departs Hotel for Washington Old Hall. A 17th Century Manor house associated with the family of George Washington, first president of the USA.
  • 11.00 Depart Washington Old Hall for Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens.
  • 11.30 Arrive Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens. It combines a museum, art gallery, exhibition space and Winter Gardens to create a stunning visitor attraction in the heart of the city centre.
  • 12.30 Depart Sunderland Museum for the National Glass Centre
  • 12.45 Arrive at the National Glass Centre. Visit to include Lunch. Discover how glass arrived in Britain, how it’s made and how it’s become something we all take for granted. Learn how Benedict Biscop first brought glass making to Sunderland, and Britain, in the 7th Century AD to produce glass for the impressive windows at Bishopwearmouth Monastery. Find out how the craftsmen of Sunderland went on to produce some of the finest glass in the world for century after century. Feel the heat of the furnace and witness for yourself the skill of the glass blower during a glass making demonstration.
  • 15.15 Depart the Glass Centre for the short walk to the Anglo Saxon St Peter’s the once home to Venerable Bede,
  • 16.00 Depart St Peter’s for Grade II listed Roker Lighthouse
  • 17.00 Arrive back at hotel with time at leisure prior to dinner
  • 19.00 Bucks Fizz Pre-Dinner Drinks
  • 19.30 Dinner

 

Sunday 4th March 2018

  • Breakfast (From 07.30hrs)
  • 09.30 GTOA Northern Branch Committee Meeting (Committee Members ONLY)
  • Coffee/Tea available from 10.00hrs
  • 10.15 AGTO Northern Branch AGM
  • 11.00 AGTO Northern Branch Meeting (All AGTO Members Welcome)
  • 11.45 Meeting Close
  • 12.00 Latest Check-out
  • Depart and rest of the day at leisure

CONTACT BOB WALKER FOR MORE INFORMATION - r.j.walker@btinternet.com or CALL BOB ON -  07872634561

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