September 2019

Incoming:

2019

3rd July - 10th July

Visit to Bristol of the Friendship Force Club from Blue Mountains, NSW, Australia

A report on this very successful visit will be published shortly

19th September - 26th September 

Visit to Bristol of the the Friendship Force Club from Cheyenne, Wyoming

WELCOME OF AMBASSADORS TO BRISTOL

THURSDAY, 19TH SEPTEMBER 2019

Ambassadors to arrive at Zion United Church, Frampton Cotterell for a short Welcome Party

FRIDAY, 20TH SEPTEMBER 2019

Arrival at the Lord Mayor’s Chapel to meet the Verger. A short talk will be given on the history and importance of the Chapel to Bristol

Arrival at City Hall to view the Lord Mayor’s regalia, parlour and possibly meet the Lord Mayor of Bristol, Jos Clarke, Patron of the Bristol Friendship Force

Followed by short walk through ‘old Bristol’ passing the Old Vic, the Llandoger Trow and Hole in the Wall to arrive at -

The Arc Café situated in the Undercroft at St. Mary Redcliffe Church, for lunch

Flexible time after with hosts

Ideas: look around the Church, visit the harbour area, possibly view the ss Great Britain and replica of John Cabot’s MATTHEW (if in dock at the time), drive via Clifton to the Suspension Bridge / Downs

SATURDAY, 21ST SEPTEMBER 2019

FLEXIBLE DAY WITH HOSTS

SUGGESTIONS OF PLACES TO VISIT – WELLS and CATHEDRAL, CHEDDAR and GORGE, GLASTONBURY, GLOUCESTER DOCKS, LACOCK, AVEBURY, BATH, CLEVEDON, BURNHAM-ON-SEA

SUNDAY, 22ND SEPTEMBER 2019

Visit to Chavenage House, nr. Tetbury, for tour and afternoon tea

MONDAY, 23RD SEPTEMBER 2019

 Board coach in Keynsham - Ashton Way, Keynsham

Board coach in Patchway – front of Patchway Service Station on A38

Arrive Tintern Railway Station (museum) for coffee

Carvery lunch at Tintern Abbey

For those who may wish to visit Tintern Abbey ruins (cost £5.80p)

Depart for Chepstow  -  5.00 pm Depart for home

TUESDAY, 24TH SEPTEMBER 2019

 Walking tour of Bath - starting from outside Bath Abbey

 Time given to those who wish to visit the Roman Baths ( cost £23.50p)                  

WEDNESDAY, 25TH SEPTEMBER 2019

FLEXIBLE DAY WITH HOSTS

UNTIL - THE FAREWELL PARTY

Arrival at the Rising Sun for Fish and Chip Supper and choice of desserts plus a

Game of Skittles

 THURSDAY, 26TH SEPTEMBER 2019

Ambassadors depart to visit a Friendship Force Club in Derbyshire

     

Outgoing:

A very successful mini exchange by members of the Bristol Friendship Force to the Isle of Wight took place early in September.

          
 
 
 
 
  
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