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Coach Trips

BDRA Coach Trips are open to BDRA members and their guests, bookings can only be made by BDRA Members. Membership of the Association is open to residents of Billericay, Great Burstead, South Green and Little Burstead. If you wish to join the BDRA please e-mail resident@bdra.org

Please note that all payments should be made as soon as possible and sent to the person named on the trip advertisement. Cheques should be made payable to BDRA and the trip title shown on the back of the cheque. Departure points for all trips: GG - Gooseberry Green, bus stop at roundabout, OA – Orchard Avenue, approaching Stock Road, LR – Laindon Road, bus stop between Sun Corner and the fire station, SG – South Green, bus stop to Wickford, opposite the retirement apartments.
Please note – When a trip is confirmed the fare must be paid as soon as possible. If concession prices are quoted (ie seniors, children) these should be requested at the time of booking or the full price will apply. In the event that you need to cancel all efforts will be made to resell your seats, however if we are unable to resell your seats you are liable for payment.

TUESDAY 20TH JUNE – TOUR OF RAF MILDENHALL AIR BASE INCLUDING LUNCH    

Itinerary: visit to a Mission Support Unit, a briefing from 351st Air Refuelling
Squadron a tour of a KC-135 Stratotanker.
Buffet style, three course lunch in The Galaxy Club.
Depart: GG 8.05am. OA 8.10am. LR 8.20am. SG 8.25am. Back in Billericay approx. 5.30pm.
Mrs. Yvonne Cave, 11 The Vale, Stock, Ingatestone, CM4 9PW. Tel:01277 840560

SATURDAY 8TH JULY - BRIGHTON WITH OPTIONAL CREAM TEA

Brighton is one of the oldest and most famous of all seaside resorts and caters for everyone with its marina, promenade pier, Royal Pavilion and the famous lanes .We have booked an optional cream tea for you to enjoy before the journey home.
Depart: GG
 8am. OA 8.05am. LR 8.15am. SG 8.20am. Back in Billericay approx 7.30pm
Mrs Kathleen Fox, 72 Perry Street, Billericay, Essex. Tel: 01277 622342
 

SUNDAY 6TH AUGUST COUNTRYFILE LIVE AT BLENHEIM PALACE

Hosted within the spectacular grounds of Blenheim Palace BBC Countryfile Live will showcase the very best of our living countryside. Explore every aspect of the British countryside through exciting arena shows. talks, hands on activities, animal displays, farming in action, falconry displays, and over 600 stalls. There are plenty of eating places or bring a picnic. Your ticket will include a seat for the Countryfile Live arena show at 2.15pm.

Depart GG
 8am. OA 8.05am. LR 8.15am. SG8.20am. Back in Billericay approx. 8pm

Mrs Kathleen Fox, 72 Perry Street, Billericay CM12 0ND Tel: 01277 622342

FRIDAY 8TH SEPTEMBER - MISSISSIPPI PADDLE BOAT CRUISE WITH LUNCH

We will have a coffee stop on the way to Horning. We board  The Southern Comfort for a three and a half hour cruise along the river Bure and into Ranworth Broad with commentary. The boat has cover, seats, tables, toilets and a bar. It can also accommodate a wheelchair. A buffet lunch is included.

Depart GG
 7.45am.OA 7.50am. LR8.00am SG8.05am back in Billericay approx 7pm

Kathleen Fox, 72 Perry Street, Billericay, Essex CM12 0ND Tel: 01277 622342

SATURDAY 30TH SEPTEMBER – COVENT GARDEN AND KENSINGTON PALACE INCLUDING THE EXHIBITION DIANA: HER FASHION STORY.

We aim to arrive at Covent Garden mid-morning, where we have free time for morning coffee, visit the market, with it's various shops and have lunch. At 1.30pm we go to Kensington Palace for our tour at 2.30pm..
 Celebrate the life of Diana, Princess of Wales in this major new dress exhibition. Trace the evolution of the Princess's style from the demure, romantic outfits of her first public appearances to the glamour, elegance and confidence of her later life. Don't miss an extraordinary collection of garments including the iconic velvet gown famously worn at The White House when the Princess danced with John Travolta.

Depart: GG. 8.00am. OA 8.10am. LR 8.20am. SG 8.25am. Back in Billericay approx 6.30pm.

Mrs. Yvonne Cave, 11 The Vale, Stock, Ingatestone, CM4 9PW. Tel: 01277 840560.

WEDNESDAY 31ST JANUARY 2018 – “SUNSET BOULEVARD” 2.30PM MATINEE PERFORMANCE - CLIFFS PAVILION, SOUTHEND.

Andrew Lloyd Webber's Tony Award winning (Best Original Score & Best Book of a Musical) masterpiece, starring Ria Jones as Norma Desmond comes to the Cliffs Pavilion.

Depart: GG 12.20pm. OA 12.25pm. LR 12.35pm. SG 12.40pm. Back in Billericay Approximately 6.30pm.

Mrs. Yvonne Cave, 11 The Vale, Stock, Ingatestone, CM4 9PW. 01277 840560.