THURSDAY 21 JULY 2022 – AT 10.30AM

Southwell Minster, the Cathedral of Nottinghamshire, is rich in historical and architectural interest. It provides fine examples of the main styles of architecture, particularly Norman and English. For more than 900 years this sacred place of Christian worship has been opening its doors to visitors, pilgrims and worshippers.

There are several guides available on the above date and tours have been booked for groups of members. The Minster tour takes approximately an hour and a quarter. After a short break, we will be taken to the 14th century Archbishop’s Palace, where we will learn about its rich history and have the opportunity to enjoy its Sensory Garden.

There is a car park across the road from the Minster, on Church Street.

The cost of the tour is £11.50 per person. The Minster has a strict booking procedure and final numbers have to be confirmed by 8 July 2022, in order that the appropriate number of guides may be recruited. Payments are therefore required in advance. To secure a place on the visit, payment should be made, by cheque, no later than 7 July 2022. Your cheques, made payable to Lindsey u3a, will be collected at the June and July General meetings.

The Minster has a Refectory and Shop inside the grounds. Alternatively, you may have the energy to explore Southwell after the visit and seek out its cafes for refreshments.

Jenny Porter  01673 860019

Luke Pickering   07774 251197

Architecture Group

Group Leader: Luke Pickering 07774 251197

Objectives of the Group

The group meets to discuss all aspects of architecture and to develop an appreciation of the differing styles of architecture in local towns and villages. We have looked at all styles of building from Roman remains right up to the modern buildings in the University and visited towns from Stamford to Brigg – and all points between!

The Group meets on the 3rd Thursday of the month at various locations around Lincolnshire.  Please see programme for venues or contact Luke.



Date                 Time              Event                                                                               Organiser

21 July                 10.30am        Southwell Minster                                                        Jenny Porter
16 August           9.30am        Energy from Waste                                                Malcolm Thompson
                              1.00 pm              ———
22 September    10.30am        Harlaxton Manor                                                         Sid Miller
20 October         10.30am       Lincoln Cathedral                                                         Margaret Campion
17 November     10.30am       2022 Review/2023 Planning – Welton Room           Luke Pickering

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