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.

2018 Events Programme

Jan 10th: Peel stroll. Meet Fenella Beach car park Lunch: The Creek.

Jan 24th: AGM followed by “Table Magic” with the Magicians of Mann.

Feb 14th: Valentines Day Walk : Silverdale. Meet car park rear Abbey Hotel, Ballasalla 278702 Lunch: The Whitestone.

Feb 28th: “Calf Puffin Project” Presentation by Marine Officer Lara Howe.

Mar 14th: Daffodil Walk : Park Port Grenaugh 316704. Lunch : Mount Murray Golf Club.

Mar 28th: “This is Summer” a 1960s presentation from Katie King Manx National Heritage.

Apr 11th: Clypse & Kerrowdhoo Walk. Meet car park 399806 Lunch : Creg Ny Baa.

Apr 25th: “Ramsey Pier” a presentation on the restoration programme by Tom Durrant.

May 9th: Bluebell Walk. Park Ballaglass Glen Car park 467898 Lunch: The Corn Mill, Laxey.

May 23rd: Arboretum Walk. Meet in Car Park. Lunch at Greens Cafe.

June 13th: Annual visit to The Wildlife Park. Meet car park 2.00pm Tea at the Lakeside café.

June 27th: Leece Museum, Peel 2.00pm Guided visit by Curator Roy Baker Afternoon tea/icecream on the prom.

July 11th: Langness Walk Meet Car Park 285660. Lunch at the Golf Club.

July 25th: Annual Garden Party at Ballacottier, Andreas : Hog Roast £10 per head payable on the day Book with Jean by July 15th.

Aug 8th: Point of Ayre Walk 468048 Lunch : Bride Tearooms.

Aug 22nd: Milntown Gardens. Meet 2.00pm Car Park. Garden stroll - afternoon tea in the Café.

Sep 12th: Port St Mary Walk Meet Town Hall Car Park . Lunch The Fish House.

Sept 26th: “Manx Tholtans” a presentation by Ray & Niamh Kelly.

Oct 10th: Bishopscourt Glen Walk Park roadside. Lunch: The Raven,Ballaugh.

Oct 24th: “The Isle of Man from The Air” a DVD presentation byCharles Guard.

Nov 14th: Laxey Walk: Meet Woollen Mills car park. Lunch at the Mills café.

Nov 28th: Musical entertainment with Wendy and her Trio.

Dec 12th: Xmas Lunch Book by Nov 30th.

Jan 9th: South Barrule Walk. Meet Car Park 275767. Lunch Ard Jerkyll Tea Rooms Foxdale.

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