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Excursions

BOOKING POLICY
All tours fees are payable at the time of placing reservation.

The simplest way to book an excursion is to use the Membership System.

Membership system link

After logging in, select View Courses. Excursions are listed with the prefix EXC and you can filter courses to see only excursions by selecting EXC in the 'dropdown' box titled Parent Code selection.

Then, simply click in the box to the left of the excursion you wish to book, Ensure that you then click the green box marked Confirm Selections and then, on the new page, Finalise your enrolments.

Once you have booked you should then click on View Member Details and scroll to the section headed "Enrolments and Subscriptions". There you will see that the excursion has been added to your other courses.

If there is a fee for the excursion you will find a blue "Pay Invoice" button has been placed beside the excursion listing. Click on the button to proceed to pay online using your credit card with PayPal.

If you wish to pay at the office, print 2 copies of the Invoice and bring them with you. One will be returned to you as a receipt.

Your booking will not be considered confirmed until you have paid.

Bookings close 14 days prior to tour date.

CANCELLATION POLICY
For cancellations made 14 days or less prior to the scheduled departure, no refund will be made.

 
Sydney Road, Brunswick

FOOD AND CULTURAL TOUR

SYDNEY ROAD BRUNSWICK

Wednesday, 28 April

Led by food enthusiast, Margaret Paeker, we will be immersed in the Middle Eastern and Italian world of this northern suburb. 

Be tempted by exotic foods, visit the market, the Halaal butcher, the delicious cakes sold by weight, the package free store, and visit the local clothing boutiques and knitwear stores.  Conclude at the A1 Bakery for an inexpensive lunch (own expense). 

Remember to wear walking shoes and bring a trolley or bags to carry purchases

Cost: complimentary
Time: 10.00 am sharp
Meet: 446 Sydney Road, Brunswick (corner Victoria Street and Sydney Road – outside Franco Cozzo’s store)
Limit: 15 participants

Book online using course code 20EXC002

 
Shrine of Remembrance

The Shrine
of
Remembrance


Thursday, 13 May

There’s much to learn about our Shrine, which has a special place in our hearts.  A guide will explain the features and symbolism of this beautiful building. 

Discover the visual records of our troops at war in the superbly presented exhibition beneath the Shrine and, lastly, take in the view of Melbourne from the upper balcony (no lift).

Cost: complimentary
Time: 10.00 am am for around 1½ hours duration
Meet: Shrine tour information desk

Book online using course code 20EXC006

 
Shrine of Remembrance

The Shrine
of
Remembrance


Thursday, 20 May

There’s much to learn about our Shrine, which has a special place in our hearts.  A guide will explain the features and symbolism of this beautiful building. 

Discover the visual records of our troops at war in the superbly presented exhibition beneath the Shrine and, lastly, take in the view of Melbourne from the upper balcony (no lift).

Cost: complimentary
Time: 10.00 am am for around 1½ hours duration
Meet: Shrine tour information desk

Book online using course code 20EXC003

 
Mary Quant Exhibition

Mary Quant
Exhibition
Bendigo Art Gallery

Wednesday, 16 June

Loaned from the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, the exhibition explores the years between 1955-75 when Mary Quant harnessed the youthful spirit of the sixties to create a new look for women.

Challenging convention she popularised the miniskirt, colourful tights and tailored trousers encouraging a new age of feminism. From a tiny boutique to an international brand, she revolutionised fashion with flair and rebellion.

Tickets are reserved at the gallery, quote U3A Hawthorn reserved ticket.

Please wear U3A Identification.

Cost: $22 per person (entrance to the exhibition).

Where: 42 View Street Bendigo

Time: Exhibition Ticket booked for 11:30am

Limit: 20 persons

Train Leaves Southern Cross Station for Bendigo at 9:05am. Arriving at Bendigo 11.05am.
Allow time to check the appropriate platform number.
Suggestion use seniors travel pass.

Moderate walk to the Gallery.

Return timetable from Bendigo:
Train leaves:
• 2.26pm arriving Melbourne 4.24pm
• 3.26pm arriving Melbourne 5.24pm

Book online using course code 20EXC007

 
Mary Quant Exhibition

Justin Art House Museum



Tuesday, 6 July

Keen art collectors, Charles and Leah Justin wish to share their enthusiasm for art with a guided tour of their purpose-built art gallery home. Their collection comprises over 300 works and continues to grow. The collection includes a diverse spectrum of art practice including paintings, sculptures, works on and from paper, and photography.

You will be invited upstairs for light refreshments and the opportunity to enjoy more art and architecture and conversation about the exhibition, art collecting or whatever is of interest.

Cost: $25 per person (including light refreshments.

Where: 2 Lumley Court, Prahran

Time: 10:30am sharp

Limit: 25 persons

Melway Ref: 58 F8

Book online using course code 20EXC008

 
Mary Quant Exhibition

Lunch at

William Angliss Restaurant

Wednesday, 18 August

Always a winner, sample one of Melbourne’s best value dining experiences, established by William Angliss College to train final year apprentice chefs and hospitality students. Enjoy time out with friends for an exceptional lunch!

Cost: Own cost as selected for the menu

e.g. Entrée $8, Mains $18, Dessert $7

Where: 555 La Trobe Street, City

Time: 12:00 noon

Book online using course code 20EXC009

For further queries, please contact Joan Harding [phone number is in your December 2021 Newsletter].

Excursion Co-ordinator: Joan Harding