Each year from May to August we have an interesting and varied programme of outings. Non members are always welcome to join


May - Thursday 18 May - Guided tour of Amazon Distribution Centre, Rugeley. Tour starts at 11.00 am

June - Friday June 2nd - Anniversary Lunch at Aston Wood Golf Club, 12.30 for 1.00.

A three-course celebration lunch to mark the sixtieth anniversary of the foundation of the Civic Society.

July - Wednesday 5th July - BBC "Mailbox" guided tour B1 1RF.

Meet at the Mailbox,(car park in Royal Mail Street, B1 1RD) at 1.00 pm for a guided tour of the studios. Bookings by 30th May.

July - Car Treasure Hunt.

There will be a car treasure hunt on Sunday afternoon, 23rd July. "Back by popular request". An enjoyable Sunday afternoon for drivers and passengers. Follow a trail of clues (route directions included) and see if you can win a prize. The route will take about two hours and it will end where catering is available if you wish. Please note: this can be undertaken solo but is much easier with at least one passenger. Bookings to Elizabeth Allison by 8th July please. The starting point will be notified later to everyone who has booked. £6 per car.

Wednesday 16th August - Visit to Compton Verney CV35 9HZ

Compton Verney House, a restored Grade I listed 18th century mansion surrounded by 120 acres of parkland which was landscaped by Lancelot 'Capability' Brown, houses Compton Verney Art Gallery. This visit follows on from our April meeting, when Compton Verney was the subject. The cost is £11 which includes admission and a guided tour of the collection - arrive at 10.45 am. There are quite extensive grounds which we will be free to explore and there's a good cafe. Bookings to Elizabeth Allison by July 31st.