Calendar of Events



Here is a summary of the events planned for 2017/18 This will be updated at regular intervals.
If you wish to attend one of the outings or events, then please append your name to the lists during one of our monthly meetings. Alternatively, as soon as you have decided to come, please email Tom Derbyshire:

Payment, either by cheque or by direct bank transfer, should be made to the Hon Treasurer Geoff Kirk and made out to "Boxmoor and District Probus Club", with the name of the event on the back. Payment should be made as soon as possible and at least one month before the event.Details of direct transfer are available from the treasurer.
Refunds in the event of cancellation will be made according to the established rules of the club.



March 2018

Date: Wednesday 14th March 2018

The People Post

The story of posting a letter from early times up until the introduction of the GPO. Purchase own lunch in Exmouth Market. In the afternoon visit the new Postal Museum and ride in the hidden tunnels of the mail rail. A City and Village guided tour.

Booking opened at December meeting and payment is due by the February meeting.

Price £45 per head.

8:30am at Camelot

April 2018

Date: 25th April 2018

Windsor Castle and Savill Gardens

A visit to the Castle precincts and State Apartments, St George's Chapel and Queen Mary's dolls' house followed by a visit to the 35 acre Savill Gardens in Windsor Great Park.

Booking opened at the January meeting

8:30am at Camelot

Price £40 per head payable at March Meeting


May 2017

Date: May 17th to May 20th 2018

Annual Holiday in Llandudno

The itinerary will cover Chirk Castle, Blaenau Festiniogg Railway, Port Merion, Bodnant Gardens and Great Orme Tramway- there may be some additions or changes to this dependent on booking availability nearer the time –but we can guarantee a great Probus friendly atmosphere in a fantastic hotel. Further details of the hotel can be seen at its website by clicking here.

Price: £395 confirmed

SIX places Available as of Feb 7



June 2018

Date: Thursday June 21st 2018

Visit to Shepherd Neame Brewery Faversham

One of Britain’s oldest breweries-an industrial site with some steep stairways-practical footwear essential. Coffee and biscuits on arrival, Spitfire sausage and mash and homemade bread pudding is the included lunch-and tasting of course!!

Note! You will not be allowed to visit the brewery in unsuitable footwear H&S rules

Booking List opens in March 2018

Camelot 9am

Price £42 per head payable by May meeting


July 2018

Date Thursday July 12th 2018

Sonning Theatre Dinner Matinee

Agatha Christie Murder mystery “The Unexpected Guest “Directed by Brian Blessed. As usual includes a two course meal and coffee

Booking List open NOW

Price £60 payable at March meeting

Camelot 10am



August 2018

Annual Barbecue

Keith and Hilary have kindly consented to us holding this event in their garden at Ridge Cottage Potten End

Booking List opens in May

£12 per head

12:30 pm at Ridge Cottage


Wednesday 12th September 2018

The King and I

The acclaimed Lincoln Center (remember South Pacific!) production of this ever popular Rodgers & Hammerstein musical transfers from Broadway to the London Palladium  for a limited run in the summer of 2018. We have Band A tickets in the Royal Circle with a normal price of £75 for a matinee performance

£42.50(ticket only). Payable at the December Meeting.Coach cost will be calculated when final number established and will be due for payment at the August 2018 meeting. 10:30 from Camelot

FULL but no waiting list so please add your name if you would like to go

  October 2018
Club Social instead of a speaker November 2018
Christmas Lunch 12th December December 2018

December 2018

Date: Tuesday 4th December at 7:30pm

John Rutter Christmas Celebration

Booking List is now open for this popular event. Estimated price is approx £51 a head payable at the September meeting

Departure: 3:45 pm from Camelot



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