Friday 13 December 2019


Whitehead 10:15
Carrickfergus 10:24
Greenisland 10:33
Jordanstown 10:36
Whiteabbey 10:40

Arriving at Great Victoria Street 11:00

Train to Lurgan 11:10
arriving Lurgan 11:51

Short walk in Lurgan Park
Lunch 1pm

Contact Vera Scott 9336 8438
Daryl Spence 07925 132558
Ellie Gawley 077638 78581
for menu choice

** We need numbers by Thursday 5th December. **

Return trains from Lurgan every 30 minutes 20 past the hour and 50 minutes past the hour.

Please note that Nelson Street will be closed on Friday 8th November 2019 as a mark of respect to Margaret Franklin. This is the date of her funeral. All Activities including the Walking Group are cancelled.

“Are you more than 60 years old, healthy, and own an Android phone or tablet? Do you want to contribute to science and win a £5 Amazon voucher or £5 cash if you live in Sheffield? You are cordially invited to take part in an ethically approved research study of the University of Sheffield, which is funded by the British Academy, about music that appears in the mind unintentionally and repeatedly. We are very much interested in your experiences either they are frequent or not so frequent – even if you don’t have that kind of experiences, you can still participate.

You will be asked to download an application on your phone/tablet and complete a short questionnaire (each one takes about a minute to complete) in response to 8 push notifications per day for 4 days. You can participate from anywhere in the world.

If you are interested in taking part contact us at

to arrange the details. All your responses will be kept confidential and anonymous. You contribution is invaluable and your help is much appreciated as your responses will help us understand how everyday thoughts unfold across the adult lifespan. You will be notified about the results of the study as soon as our findings become publicly available.

Dr Georgina Floridou,
Music and Wellbeing Research Unit,
The University of Sheffield”

Dr Georgina Floridou
British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow
Music & Wellbeing Research Unit
Department of Music, University of Sheffield
34 Leavygreave Road, S3 7RD, Sheffield, UK

Tel.: +44(0)1142220494

The Bridge Group has currently 5 to 6 tables per week with tuition for a Beginners Table and also for the Improvers Tables.
The Beginners Group is now closed for this year.


11 members had a wonderful morning. Thank you Margaret & David for the use of your house for the meeting.

11th November Meeting is changed. The new venue is a walk from Minnowburn.  On 14th November National Trust Gardens Scheme Review 2019 at Courthouse Theatre 7:30pm (including light supper). Please arrange your own transportation.

Maureen will take a Minnowburn walk on 11th November depends on the weather, for further information please follow WhatsApp near the time.

Happy Sharing Plants

Maureen brought White dog Daisies , Yellow Marguerite Daisies, Bright Red Crocosmia. Brenda brought lovely Lilies, Heather brought Deep Red Sedum, Margret has many packets of seeds , Anne brought small Geraniums pink and purple in colour and a tiny pink flower .

Christmas flowers workshop – Organised by:  Irene and Joan

To allow the fresh flower arrangement to last until Christmas, the Workshop is rescheduled to Tuesday 17th December from 10:00am-12:00 noon. Venue Nelson Street Main Hall.  Irene and Joan will send some pictures of decoration samples  and a list of items to bring. Oasis will be provided (cost approx. £1 each).