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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 17TH OCTOBER 2017 - DAY TRIP TO CAMBRIDGE

Seats still available
Have a day to yourself to explore Cambridge at your leisure. There is the Fitzwilliam Museum and Kettles yard, both are free, also the Cambridge and County Folk Museum, which has a small entrance fee. These attractions are all a short walk from the city centre. Alternatively you may wish to board the Hop on Hop off bus, browse the antique shops, visit the Botanical Gardens or have a walk/punt along the river.
Cost: 14.50
Depart:
GG 8.45am, OA 8.50am, LR 9am, SG 9.05am.
Please telephone to book after 9am.
Mrs Yvonne Cave, 11 The Vale, Stock, Ingatestone,Essex CM4 9PW. 01277 840560.

Wednesday 1st November 2017 "Kinky Boots" Matinee performance Adelphi Theatre London

FULL PLEASE PAY NOW
With songs by pop icon Cyndi Lauper, this joyous musical is about friendships we discover and the belief that you can change the world when you change your mind. Inspired by true events Kinky Boots takes you from a gentleman's shoe factory in Northampton to the glamorous catwalks of Milan. There will be time to have lunch before the performance.
Cost: coach and stall seats. Seniors 43.50
Depart: GG 9.30am. OA 9.35am, LR 9.45am SG 9.50am. Back in Billericay approx 7pm
Kathleen Fox, 72 Perry Street Billericay, CM12 0ND Tel: 01277 622342

Friday 17th November - Ely Cathedral Christmas Gift and Food Fair

PLEASE PAY NOW 
This hugely successful Christmas gift and food fare is one of East Anglia's exceptional Christmas shopping experiences. Over 150 stalls will be exhibiting this year, all inside the cathedral along with the festive food hall, offering its usual array of edible delights.
 Throughout the event you can enjoy regular floral presentations and seasonal cookery demonstrations. Musical entertainment will be provided by the cathedral choristers. Food and drink is available to purchase in the heated Cafe Marquee.

Cost:    18 which includes coach and entry to the cathedral and fair.
Depart:   GG8.30am, OA8.35am, LR8.45am,SG8.50am. Back in Billericay approx 6pm.
 Kathleen Fox 72, Perry Street, Billericay, Essex. CM12 0ND Telephone 01277 622342

SATURDAY 25TH NOVEMBER 2017 – BURY ST.EDMUNDS CHRISTMAS FAYRE.

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The Historic centre of Bury St. Edmunds will be transformed into a wonderful Christmas market with colourful stalls selling local produce and crafts as well as traders from around the UK and mainland Europe, with traditional fairground rides and on stage entertainment.
 The Angel Hill area of Bury St. Edmunds, with its  Cathedral, medieval Abbey Gate and links with Charles Dickens is the ideal setting for a traditional Christmas Fayre.
Visitors on Friday and Saturday will be able to sample the delights of Bury's provisions market on the Buttermarket and Cornhill, the date this year coincides with the Cathedral's Christmas fair and the Medieval Fayre in Moyse's Hall Museum. There really is something for everyone
Cost: 15.00
Depart: GG 8.30am. OA 8.35am. LR 8.45am. SG.8.50am. Back in Billericay approx. 6.30pm.
Yvonne Cave, 11 The Vale, Stock, Ingatestone, Essex, CM4 9PW. Tel: 01277 840560.
MONDAY 8TH JANUARY  - GUIDED TOUR OF THE HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT FOLLOWED BY A THREE COURSE LUNCH AT THE STRAND PALACE HOTEL.

We start the New Year with a trip to London and discover where history is still being made in our guided tour of the Houses of Parliament.  An expert guide will accompany us on this 75 minute tour that recounts the history of The Palace of Westminster and describes how the business and traditions of both Houses contribute to the day to day working of the UK Parliament.
After our tour we go to The Strand Palace Hotel for a three course Carvery lunch.There will be a choice of 2 meats: Roast Rib of 21 day aged Premium Southern Gold Beef will be one, the other will be the Chef's choice on the day. After lunch we will travel home.
Cost:
Coach,Tour and Lunch 34.00.
Depart:
GG 7.45am. OA 7.50am. LR 8.00am. SG 8.05am. Back in Billericay Approx 6pm.
Please telephone to book after 9am on Thursday 12th October.
Mrs Yvonne Cave, 11 The Vale, Stock, Ingatestone, Essex. CM4 9PW.
Tel: 01277 840560.

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

FULL PLEASE PAY NOW
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.

NEW FOR 2018 Join us for 6 days in ‘God’s Own Country’
YORKSHIRE COAST AND COUNTRY 25TH FEBRUARY - 2ND MARCH

 5 nights full breakfast and three course dinner with tea or coffee.
 3 excursions  and 2 nights entertainment included.

We are staying at the Monarch Hotel in Bridlington which is on the seafront, perfectly placed for a walk into town or a stroll along the level promenade. The hotel has a lift, tea and coffee making facilities and free Wi Fi
Also included: Complete luggage handling, low 15 deposit, optional insurance 10pp
Cost: 222.00 per person  Pick up times to be arranged
Not included: single supplement, refund for deposit or insurance, entrance prices.
Please telephone to book after 9am on Wednesday 11th October
Kathleen Fox, 72 Perry Street, Billericay, Essex. CM12 0ND