North West/Isle of Man
MANN O50 Friendship Centre

Our Monthly Meetings & Activities

Unless otherwise stated, indoor meetings are held during the winter season at the Sefton Hotel, ON A WEDNESDAY, meet for lunch 12.00 Noon for 12.30, followed by the advertised talk in The Garden Room or Restaurant.


Outdoor activities: Walks, Trips etc. usually on Wednesdays at 10.30 a.m., from various venues. Where applicable a grid reference is shown.

2019 Events Programme

Jan 9th: AGM followed by Holiday photos presentation.

Feb 7th: Dinner date - Hawthorn Inn Book with Jan.

Feb 13th: South Barrule walk. Meet car park 275767 - Ard Jerkyll at Foxdale for lunch.

Feb 27th: "Nautical Musings" a presentation by Captain Stephan Carter.

Mar 7th: Dinner date - book with Carolyn.

Mar 13th: Daffodil Walk - meet Port Grenaugh 316704 - Lunch Mount Murray Golf Club.

Mar 27th: Curraghs Wildlife Park An Illustrated update by Kathleen Graham, Pk Manager.

April 4th: Dinner date - book with Wendy.

Apr 10th: Sulby Heritage Walk Meet Sulby Claddagh car parkn38594 Lunch at Ginger Hall.

Apr 24th: "New Light on Mann" A presentation on digital archaeology by David Martin.

May 2nd: Dinner date - book with Jan.

May 8th: Bluebell Walk. Ballaglass Glen car park 467898 Lunch at Browns Cafe, Laxey.

May 22nd: Kentraugh Mill visit lunch 12.00 The Shore Hotel Gansey 2.00 at The Mill for tour Book with Jean.

June 12th: Annual visit to The Wildlife Park. Guided walk. Meet car park 2.00pm. Tea at the lakeside cafe.

June 26th: Visit to the Dome, at The Nunnery: Film show meet 2.00pm. followed by afternoon tea.

July 10th: Port Erin walk meet Bradda Glen car pk 193697 Lunch at The Falcon's Nest.

July 24th: Anniversary Garden Party at Ballacottier Andreas Hog Roast lunch with musical entertainment , croquet and garden games. Book with Jean.

Aug 1st: Dinner date book with Carolyn.

Aug 7th: Walking Treasure Hunt Ramsey Meet 2.00 pm MooraghbPark Car park 448954. Afternoon tea at the Park Hotel.

Aug 21st: Peel Walk. Meet Peel Prom North end 250845 Lunch at Sunset Lakes.

Sept 5th: Dinner date book with Wendy.

Sept 11th: Port St Mary Walk Meet Kallow Point 207671 Lunch at Port St Mary Pavilion.

Sept 25th: Entertainment with IOM Magic Circle.

Oct 16th: Scarlett Walk meet Scarlett car park 258667 Coffee at the Visitor Centre Lunch at The Sidings, Castletown.

Oct 23rd: Guest Speaker Nigel Cretney: illustrated talk on the National Arboretum.

Nov 13th: Silverdale Walk Meet car park rear Abbey Hotel, Ballasalla 278702 Lunch at The Whitestone.

Nov 27th: A presentation from Shoprite - "Shopping for Christmas".

Dec 11th: Christmas Lunch.

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Mann O50 is an Independent Friendship Centre and also a Member of the Friendship Centre Federation