Heritage Bus Trip Saturday September 14th, 2019 Organised by Historic Places Mid Canterbury

Leaving Ashburton at 9.30am from outside Ashburton District Council building.

First stop Geraldine:Here you will have time to browse the town centre, its col-lection of unique and interesting shops and/or relax in one of the many cafés, perhaps sample a tasty morsel or two

Second stop Timaru— Speights Ale House (Landing Service Building":
Enjoy a two course meal and tea/coffee (included in your ticket price) in the historic sur-roundings of the Speights Ale House.

Speaker and Tour—David McBride, an eloquent and knowledgeable local Ar-chitect and chairman of the Timaru Civic Trust will talk about the history of the Landing Service Building, the campaign to save it from certain demolition and its restoration which has turned it into a real commercial success story. David will then take us on a guided walking tour around the town centre, where we will visit many of Timaru’s architectural gems.

Miaflora—Winchester— We will stop at Miaflora Garden Centre and Café on our way home. Here you can indulge the wonderful garden and art, wander the garden centre or have a coffee in captivating sur-roundings!

Back in Ashburton around 5pm

Members $50 each, non members $65

(Membership per annum is $30 individual, $45 family. Member-ship supports our projects and advocacy work. It may be added to bus trip payment if you wish to become a supporter.)

Interested please call Julie Luxton on 027 303 8834 or jules.glassart@xtra.co.nz

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