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Here is a summary of the events planned for 2018/19 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 Andy Cunningham

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.



April 2019

Date:25th April 2019

Knole and Down Houses

A morning visit to Knole House (NT), birthplace of Vita Sackville-West famous as poet, novellist and gardener and infamous as a lover of Virginia Woolf .This will be followed in the afternoon by a visit to Down House (EH) home of Charles Darwin and the place where he wrote "On the Origin of Species by Natural Selection"

Coach is £18 per person plus £13 if not a NT member and plus £11 if not an EH member. Payment at March meeting

Leaving Camelot at 8:40am



May 2019

Date: Sunday 19th May to Wednesday 22nd May

Probus Spring Break


HARROGATE, Yorkshire

Old Swan Hotel

With full supporting programme

Price est. £390 - £400 Booking List is full with a waiting list

Departure from Camelot at 8am



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June 2019

Date:Thursday 20th June

Midsomer Murders and Goring gap Cruise

In the morning we visit some picturesque villages that featured in Midsomer Murders TV programme and in the afternoon cruise the Thames through the gorge known as the Goring Gap. A lunch is provided on this trip and we shall be accompanied by a Blue badge guide.

Camelot 9:00am Price £52 perhead including lunch

Payment due at May meeting




July 2019

Date Thursday July 4th 2019

Standen House and Bluebell Railway

Steam and Cream

An afternoon cream tea and ride on the Blue bell railway preceded by a morning tour of Standen House, an NT property furnished in William Morris' Arts and Crafts style.

Booking list opens at the April meeting

Camelot 9am.

Price £39 plus £10 extra for non- NT members


July 2019

Date: Sunday July 28th 2019

Annual Club BBQ

Once again, thanks to Keith and Hilary Hamshere for agreeing to hold the BBQ in their garden at Ridge Cottage Potten End.

Booking list opens at May meeting with payment due at the first July meeting

12:30pm start Price £13


Advance Dates for Your Diaries  
Monday 9th December Annual Christmas Lunch List opens in August ie the meeting on 31st July  
Wednesday 11th December John Rutter Christmas Celebration List opens in July  
Saturday 18th January 2020 Probus Quiz Night List opens in October