40th anniversary of Club Charter

Fri, Apr 27th 2018 at 8:00 am- Sun, Apr 29th 2018 - 3:00 pm

Saturday April 28th 2018 sees the fortieth birthday of our Club, with guests from Rotary in the Netherlands and Australia joining us for the main celebrations on the Saturday with other outings on Friday and Sunday


Charter Weekend Friday April 27th to Sunday April 29th 2018

This outline focuses on the guests from the Netherlands.  The guests from Australia will be arriving earlier in the week and will have individual itineraies tailored to their needs which will overlap with the charter programme on the Saturday at least.   Precisely which club members are doing what, has yet to be decided although the hosts will be involved in most, if not all, of the activities listed.

Friday. April 27th 2018

There are 13 visitors from Aalten Wisch arriving by ferry in Hull at about 8am. They will head for Driffield for morning coffee and then head for Betton Farm.

There are 11 from Aalten Wisch arriving by plane at Leeds Bradford airport who will similarly head for Betton Farm, in hired cars . Each group will be given a list of places of interest which they may choose to visit ‘en route’.

There will be a light lunch provided at Betton Farm and hosts will be there to meet with their guests. 

There will be 6 visitors from Perth, Australia who will have arrived the previous weekend who will have their own program.  After having gone to their respective hosts, all hosts and guests will meet at Richard Grunwell ‘s house for canapes and a get together and then head off for evening meals. 

Saturday. April 28th 2018

Meet at the rail station to catch a bus to Pickering and thence to a reserved carriage on the North Yorkshire Moors train depart 12 noon for the 1 hour 45 minutes trip to Whitby. Have lunch at Andrew Penn’s ‘new’ restaurant, then wander round Whitby to encounter Goths, then bus back to Scarborough,

Evening reception

This will be at the Downe Arms at 7pm, followed by Celebration meal and no doubt too many speeches, then cabaret. Home to hosts houses. 

Sunday, April 29th 2018

We will ask guests to pack their bags and then everyone Will join in the final lunch at the Ravenhall Hotel at noon and leave by 2pm (giving enough time to catch ferry or plane).     

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