Future Outings

Friday 9 March 2018, 3 p.m. – The Supreme Court

The Supreme Court is the final court of appeal for all United Kingdom civil cases, and criminal cases from England, Wales and Northern Ireland, hears appeals on arguable points of law of general public importance,
concentrates on cases of the greatest public and constitutional importance, maintains and develops the role of the highest court in the United Kingdom as a leader in the common law world.

The cost per person is £5 (concessionary rate) and visitors are asked to pay at the time of the visit. This link describes what you will see on the 1 hour tour and you can navigate from this to other pages of information. As tours are run on Fridays when the Court does not sit, it will mean returning on a different day to see the Court in session everything!). Maximum numbers 25 so up to 24 can apply to come along.

Friday 20 April 2018 – RSPB Rainham Marshes Nature Reserve

Visit Essex says “RSPB Rainham Marshes is a unique nature reserve which has been restored to a grazing marshland following 100 years of use as a MoD shooting range. A fully accessible nature trail allows you to experience nature firsthand throughout the seasons. You can explore this lovely nature reserve throughout the year, and get close to the amazing wildlife. There are a number of hides that give great views of wildlife, even without binoculars.”

A selection of images of the reserve may be found here

The nearest railway station to this reserve is Purfleet. Purfleet train station is on the C2C line from Fenchurch Street. The reserve is a 20 minute walk from the station.

Details nearer the time.