SPECIAL EVENTS GROUP : We aim to arrange visits to different places during the year, and behind the scenes work has been ongoing to start booking trips for 2021
ROYAL COURTS OF JUSTICE plus free time in COVENT GARDEN on Tuesday 3 August, 2021 and the anticipated cost will be between £30-£35 per person dependent on numbers.
The booking is for a private guided tour of the RCJ where our guide will tell us about the architecture and fascinating history of the building as well as about the courts' most famous cases and we will see all of the RCJ's most stunning rooms including the robing galleries. Subject to court listings, some of the group may be able to hear a Live court case at the end of the tour. At 1pm we will board the coach again for a free afternoon at COVENT GARDEN with time to watch the entertainers, have a leisurely lunch, or visit the shops in the Piazza. Just off the Piazza is the LONDON FILM MUSEUM dedicated to "Bond in Motion, featuring over 100 vehicles and artefacts spanning all 24 James Bond Films including the famous Aston Martin, BMW cars, TukTuk Taxi, and the Octopussy Q boat. You can buy your ticket on entry to the museum at a concession price of £9.50 per person. We are using RB Travel for the private coach, and pickups will be at Higham Ferrers, then Rushden at 8.30am for our entry ticket to the RCJ at 11am. If you are interested in this trip please get in touch with Jean Mole on 01933 626608 or e-mail:or Sylvia Wright on e-mail: to register your interest. £13 per person will be required by the beginning of January 2021 with the balance payable by May 2021(we have to firm up the number with LCJ in December 2020)
HIGHCLERE CASTLE - Due to popular demand, we have now arranged two trips:
Wednesday 14 July 2021 (still spaces available)
Wednesday 1 September 2021
Highclere Castle is where the TV series Downton Abbey was filmed, and the anticipated cost inclusive for the coach and ticket entry to the Castle and Exhibition will be between: £40 & £45 per person dependent on numbers.
The bookings are for a self tour of the Castle, the Egyptian Exhibition and the Gardens, the special 2021 Egyptian Exhibition covers 6 rooms and explores the discovery of the most famous tombs and includes the magnificent reproduction of the Sarcophagus, so whether you are a Downton Abbey follower, enjoy beautiful gardens or are interested in the Egyptian exhibition, there is something of interest for everyone. There is also a tea room and gift shop for you to enjoy during your visit.
We are using RB Travel for the private coach, and the pickups will be at Higham Ferrers and then Rushden around about 9am (exact time to be confirmed) for our entry ticket to the Castle at 12 noon. The journey will take approximately 2 hours plus a comfort stop. Further details will follow. If you are interested in this trip, please get in touch with Jean Mole 01933 626608 () or Sylvia Wright on e-mail: as soon as possible to register your interest.
14 July trip = £10 deposit will be required by the 14 March 2021, with the balance due by the 14 May 2021 and 1 September trip= £10 deposit by the 1 April 2021, with the balance due by the 1 July 2021