In addition to raising funds and sponsoring projects. the Projects Committee also arranges visits to places of interest for Club members and friends. As well as providing fellowship, we make a small charge to provide a contribution to charity funds.
North of England Institute of Mining & Mechanical Engineers
On 7th February 2013 we visited Neville Hall, the home of the North of England Institute of Mechanical and Mining Engineers.
On 9th May 2012 Peter Tracey arranged a very interesting visit to the Nissan Car factory in Sunderland
The Literary and Philosophical Society
In September 2011,we had a guided tour of the "Lit and Phil;", which is the largest independent library outside London, housing over 150,000 books. The Society was founded in 1793 and the buiding opened in 1825.
Derwentcote Steel Furnace
On 13th July 2011, a number of members of the Club had a guided tour of an eighteenth century steel furnace in the Derwent valley