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(entrance via Flavelle Street)



11.30 am for 12:00 noon sitting

$80.00 FOR 3 COURSES

Please make your payment to the Treasurer.
Click here to review the Outings Policy which includes how to make payment.
It is important to include your SURNAME/XMAS in the reference field when making payment. 

Once payment is made, please use the online booking form to advise the convener, Gilda McRobert of your attendance.

Please advise dietary requirements in the message field on the booking form.

RSVP:  21 October 2022


Art Appreciation – New Interest Group

Do you have a passion for art or just keen to explore our wonderful cities and towns to take in the beauty of the surroundings that will include:

  • Visiting art galleries and museums
  • local art exhibitions
  • Long weekend/week long trips to regional areas with the focus on art, food and wineries
  • Theatre including Opera and shows

The Art Appreciation group will organise an outing every 2 months. Events and dates will be posted to members of the group as outings/trips and locations are decided.

Conveners:  Pam Floyd and Victoria Mitchell.  Click here to contact Victoria and Pam.

Contact Victoria and Pam for the Art Appreciation Group

State Theatre Sydney (Heritage Listed) Guided Tour -Thursday 4 August 2022

Join a 1.5 to a 2 hour guided tour of this magnificent and unique building and discover why it’s known as the Palace of Dreams.
Hear about its great historical significance and high architectural quality plus prize winning artworks by famous Australian artists including William Dobell, Mary Edwards, Charles Wheeler and Raymond Lindsay.
Delve into the depths of the theatre to discover engineering marvels and mechanical masterpieces.

Where: STATE THEATRE – 49 Market Street, Sydney. Meet in the foyer at the theatre at 12:45pm for a 1:00pm start.

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Photogroup Outing to Wendy Whiteley’s Secret Garden – Tuesday 19 April 2022

Join the Photogroup outing to Wendy Whiteley’s Secret Garden via Luna Park and the Foreshore.

We will take the train to Milsons Point.  Enjoy a ‘reviving’ coffee and afterwards, a walk to explore the garden via Luna Park and the Harbour foreshore.  We will then find a cafe for lunch.

We will catch the 9:14 am train to Gordon from Strathfield (or the 9:17 am from Burwood) and alight at Milson’s Point station.  Assemble in the last carriage.

Numbers: no limit

When/Time: Tuesday 19 April on the 9:14 am train to Gordon from Strathfield.

Convener: Contact Colin Peterson by using the online booking form.

Cost: train fares and refreshments at your own cost.

Booking closing date: 18 April.

Note: As the Garden may still be damp sturdy shoes are recommended.

Travel Chat – Wednesday 13 April 2022

Now we can travel but travelling overseas might be a bit daunting for many.  So we will look at a destination closer to home –Sydney. 

We will be a tourist in Sydney and look at the top hundred or more things to do in Sydney or within a one day drive.  Share your experiences of Sydney with your fellow travellers or learn something new.

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Member Involvement

Dear Members

We would like to see the Club flourish.   Diverse experiences and member involvement is the way forward.

But we need to know about the kinds of experiences members want.

So, tell us about yourselves!   What is it you like to do?

And to make that easy we have a very short survey for you. 

Please take a few minutes to complete it and help to make our club even better.

The survey may be accessed via the following link:

The closing date for completion of the survey is Friday 8 April.

Warm regards
Gilda McRobert

Cocktail Making Class – Wednesday 20 April 2022

Enjoy a cocktail making class and a tour of the Distillery at Brix Distillery, Surry Hills. Learn to make two rum based cocktails while enjoying a meat and cheese platter.

Limited to: 20

Where: The distillery is located in Surrey Hills, a 15 minute walk or 5 minute bus ride from Central Station.  We would travel to Central via train and then catch the bus up the hill,  then a walk one block to the distillery.

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