Access to Harrogate is from Leeds/Bradford airport or there aare excellent rail services and road access via the A1(M) or from across the Pennines and Manchester airport via M62 then M1 & A1(M) or northern route M6 and the M65, or even Darlington coming south on the A1.
Accommodation has been “block booked” at the Cedar Court Hotel, that is within 5 minutes walking to the Masonic rooms.
Cedar Court Hotel
Telephone +44 (0)1423 858 585
Accommodation Has been reserved for 20+ Standard twin/double rooms @ £55 per person/night. Single occupancy @ £80 per room (a £10 supplement has been forced on us if Saturday 1 night only booking).
The welcome get together which will be on the Friday night at 8pm in the “Queens” dining room is a 3-course dinner/buffet for about 50 at £25 (approx.) per person.
The lodge meeting will be on Saturday at the Harrogate Masonic Hall
There will be a demonstration of the Lodge of Sorrows presented by members of Glossopdale Lodge. Ladies will be invited to lunch and to the demonstration.
On Saturday evening from 6.30pm for dining at 7.30 pm will be the formal Ladies Festival dinner, black ties for men and cocktail/evening dresses for the ladies.
Standard format as per normal (English, Worcestershire, Lancashire and may be other provinces) for the Ladies evening including speeches and ladies’ song. And perhaps (yet to be confirmed) dancing? With carriages at midnight or take the air for a 5-minute walk to the hotel.
There are lots of things to do in Harrogate
- Betty's Tea Rooms
- Harrogate Turkish Baths
- Royal Pump House Museum
- Valley Gardens
- R.H.S. Gardens at Harlow Carr
- Harewood House
On Sunday morning we hope to arrange a trip to a local attraction.