7.30pm, Wednesday, 6th November 2019

Howard Town Brewery was established in 2005 and is celebrating 14 years of brewing this year and is excitedly looking forward to the future.

It is located in Old Glossop brewing 6 regular real ales and a selection of seasonal and special ales.

The Tour takes through to the brewing rooms which have been recently enlarged with an explanation of how the equipment is used and where you can experience the aroma and colour from our range of hops and malts used in the brewing process.

After the Tour you will be served refreshments, along with questions and answers session at the bar with one of our master brewers

During the evening you will sample 3 of the beers which are included, then a pay bar will be available.

The Regular Brews are:

Milltown - Dark and lightly hopped with hints of toffee and coffee. 3.5%ABV

Longdendale Lights - A light bodied blonde refreshing ale. 3.9%ABV

Monk's Gold - A golden session ale with subtle orange notes. 4.0%ABV

Wren's Nest - Citrus floral hops dominate this uncompromising bitter. Our best seller since 2007. 4.2%ABV

Super Fortress - A bittersweet ruby ale with malty caramel notes and fruity hops. 4.4%ABV

Dark Peak - A strong and dark porter with a hint of liquorice and a warming rum kick. 6.0%ABV

There also maybe available Seasonal Specials and Occasional Brews

Transport will leave Macclesfield at 18.00hrs with selected pick ups via Stockport/Manchester/Middleton to Glossop. The tour will commence at 19.30hrs. Transport will leave Glossop at 22.15hrs for its return journey to Macclesfield.

What's included –

  • Brewery Tour and samples of three of the Howard Town Beers
  • Refreshments
  • Return Transport
  • A Great convivial atmosphere!

Price –

  • £29 Members & £31 Non Members 

**** Places are limited so please book early ****

For further details and bookings, you can either use the Reservation Form or contact Bob Walker 

Please include your Name, Home Address, Contact Telephone Number, Membership Number and the Number Places Required (Member/Non-Member)

 

 

 Santa Xmas Special, Sunday 15th December 2019, 13.40

Start your celebrations in style with a steam train ride with Santa and his team of happy helpers, a Christmas tradition for many in the North West

 
  • Take a steam train ride to Rawtenstall and back through the Irwell Valley
  • Immerse yourself in the festive atmosphere provided by a traditional brass band and carol singing
  • Admire the beautifully decorated Bury Bolton Street Station with its hundreds of Christmas trees
  • Say hello to costumed characters on your journey
  • Be mesmerized by our on-board magician
  • Meet Santa and his elves as they travel through the train giving a gift to each child
  • Receive a chocolate lolly*, juice drink and bespoke Activity Pack* for children and a mince pie and festive tipple for grown-ups
  • Take home an ELR branded drawstring bag* for children - the perfect souvenir of your special day out
  • Hunt for hidden clues in Bury Transport Museum with the Great Christmas Treasure Hunt

Each year around 40,000 people enjoy a Santa Specials experience, Here's what a few of them have to say**:

  • "An absolutely brilliant start to Christmas 2018 with our grandchildren"
  • "Great for a Christmas treat for the kids. We went on the train and my son saw santa and got a pressie - loved it."
  • "The children and adults loved every minute. We will definitely be back next year. Well done to everyone involved."
  • "Booked this trip on the Santa Express early because I knew how popular it gets. Perfect Christmas day out for the children."
  • "We have been on other Santa specials this is by far the best and would recommend staff and volunteers gave a real Lancashire welcome."


** Early booking is essential to
avoid disappointment **

Prices –

Note: Please state age and gender of child plus your Shuttle Ticket requirements at the time of booking                                  

  • Adult: Member £17,  Member with no shares £19,   Non-Member £21
  • Child 0-17: Member £13,  Member with no shares £15,  Non-Member £21   
  • Adult with Child U3 on knee: Member £25, Member with no shares, £28, Non-Member £32
  • PARK & RIDE from Heywood Advance Ticket Shuttle: Adult £1 - Child 50p

What’s included -

Ticket for ELR Santa Special, Christmas Present for all children & Adults receive a souvenir miniature sherry and mince pie,

Shuttle Tickets (if booked)             

 

 

 For further details and bookings, you can either use the Reservation Form below or contact Colin Cathcart

Please include your Name, Home Address, Contact Telephone Number, Membership Number and the Number Places Required (Member/Non-Member) and if you want  advance shuttle tickets

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          Contact Colin Cathcart via email, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or phone (07592 980533), or Complete form below and send, with cheque for total amount made payable to "Mancass" to  Colin Cathcart, 6 Farriers Lane, Marland, Rochdale. OL11 4NZ

Santa Xmas Special on the East Lancs Railway, 15th December 2019 @ 1.40pm,

My ticket booking is:-

       ......... Adult member plus tickets at £17.00                            ......... Child-member plus tickets at £ 13.00

       ......... Adult member (with no shares) tickets at £19.00         ......... Child member tickets at £ 15

       ........ Adult non-member tickets at £21:00                            .......... Child non-member tickets at £ 21:00

      ..........Adult with child U3 (not seated): member £25,  Member with no shares £28, Non members £32.00

Reserved car parking at Heywood and Shuttle,  Adult £1, child 50p .................................

To ensure children receive appropriate presents please add gender and age of children.

A cheque, made payable to Mancass, for the total amount of £ ............................ is enclosed.

Name ............................................................... Contact Telephone Number.........................................Membership Number......................

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Address to post tickets: ....................................................................................................

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Tickets and childrens badges will be posted in good time for the event

BOOKINGS ARE SECURED ON RECEIPT OF THE FULL PAYMENT

 

 

 

Lancome Evening John Lewis Cheadle, 6pm, Wednesday, 13th November 2019

 The John Lewis Partnership and Lancôme, one of the world famous cosmetic houses have arranged a special evening for MANCASS.

This special event starts from 6pm (6.30pm demo starts) in the John Lewis store, Cheadle, Stockport which will be open until 8pm for further shopping. The evening will include a Demonstration, light refreshments with a glass of wine or soft drink and a raffle. Afterwards there will be an informal workshop on skin care and make up, led by one of Lancôme’s make-up artists.

During the workshop there will be make up/skin care sessions where you will be able to get advice from the experts and try the products. It is an ideal opportunity to treat yourself or purchase some of your Christmas presents, with the added bonus if you make two purchases you will get a free gift. You will be given a £10 voucher to spend on Lancôme products and a Goodie bag to take home.

This Special Evening Includes –

  • Light Refreshments including a glass of wine/soft drink
  • £10 voucher to spend on Lancôme products
  • Goodie Bag

Price is only £9 for members with a £1 supplement for Non Members

For further details and bookings, you can either use the Reservation Form or contact Bob Walker 

Please include your Name, Home Address, Contact Telephone Number, Membership Number and the Number Places Required (Member/Non-Member) 

Lancome Evening John Lewis Cheadle, 6.30pm, Wednesday, 14th November 2018

 The John Lewis Partnership and Lancôme, one of the world famous cosmetic houses have arranged a special evening for MANCASS.

This special event starts from 6pm (6.30pm demo starts) in the John Lewis store, Cheadle, Stockport which will be open until 9pm for further shopping. The evening will include a Demonstration, light refreshments with a glass of wine or soft drink and a raffle. Afterwards there will be an informal workshop on skin care and make up, led by one of Lancôme’s make-up artists.

During the workshop there will be make up/skin care sessions where you will be able to get advice from the experts and try the products. It is an ideal opportunity to treat yourself or purchase some of your Christmas presents, with the added bonus if you make two purchases you will get a free gift. You will be given a £10 voucher to spend on Lancôme products and a Goodie bag to take home.

This Special Evening Includes –

  • Light Refreshments including a glass of wine/soft drink
  • £10 voucher to spend on Lancôme products
  • Goodie Bag

Price is only £9 for members with a £1 supplement for Non Members

For further details and bookings, you can either use the Reservation Form or contact Bob Walker 

Please include your Name, Home Address, Contact Telephone Number, Membership Number and the Number Places Required (Member/Non-Member)