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ShornARA Chairman


Mrs Maureen Horsham



Activities & Events

Below is a list of all the activities and events organised by ShornARA. For more information about an activity or event please contact the organising person(s) or email

On-going Activities


Day and Time



Short Mat Bowls (Alpha)

Every Wednesday at 1:45pm - 3:45pm

Shorne Village Hall

Graham Lewis

T: 01474 823048

Short Mat Bowls (Beta)

Every Wednesday at 4pm - 5:30pm

Shorne Villiage Hall

Maureen Horsham

T: 01474 363285

Ten Pin Bowling

Fortnightly on a Friday 1:15pm for 1:30pm start

AMF Bowling Centre, Gravesend

Audrey Dinnis

T: 01474 824006

Tea Dance

Last Thursday of every month at 2pm - 4:30pm

Shorne Village Hall

Val Langridge

T: 01474 822546


January 2018








Potters Resort - Hopton-on-Sea


A three night (4 day) full board holiday. Potters Resort is a modern five star holiday village situated on the coastline border of Norfolk and Suffolk, in Hopton-on-Sea. Potters was the first permanent holiday camp in the United Kingdom, opening its doors for the first time in 1920. Nearly a century on and through four generations of the Potter Family, it remains the last privately owned holiday village of its kind and in 2002, became the first to receive the English Tourist Board's five star award for holiday villages, since held for 13 consecutive years. Potters Resort is the venue for the annual World Indoor Bowls Championships.


This holiday Includes:

•Return Executive Coach travel


•3 nights Full Board with Midnight Feast

•Drinks Inclusive from 6pm until close of bar


Cost £209 per person

Optional Insurance £16.95 per person

Contact Marjorie Attwaters - T:01634 726545

February 2018




New Years Party @ The Manor


This three course lunch replaces our Christmas Party and will be held at The Manor Hotel in Singlewell, Gravesend. This event starts at 12:30pm for 1pm.


Cost £30 per person (£33 Non-Members)

Contact Maureen Horsham - T:01474 363285

March 2018




Mountbatten Festival of Music, Royal Albert Hall


The Festival sees the Royal Marines showcase their incredible musicianship and pageantry and features a wide range of musical styles, including music from the big screen and superb solo items, as well as the traditional marches and overtures that have proved such a hit with audiences over the years.


Cost £64 per person

Contact Maureen Horsham - T:01474 363285

April 2018







Isle of Man


A six night (7day) half board holiday includes:


•Return coach travel to and from Isle of Man with Ferry crossings from Heynsham to Douglas

•1 night Half Board at Hallmark Hotel, Preston

•5 nights Half Board at Rutland Hotel, Douglas

•Admission to Great Laxey Wheel & Mines Train

•Admission to House of Manannan, Peel

•Railway journey – Ramsey to Laxey

•Railway journey – Douglas to Port Erin

•Optional FREE Holiday & Cancellation Insurance


Cost £583 per person

Contact Marjorie Attwaters - T:01634 726545

July 2018






Highclere Castle


Explore ‘The Real Downtown Abbey’ with this one night (two day) Half Board trip to the Britannia Basingstoke Country Hotel and Spa. This trip includes:


•Return Executive Coach travel


•1 night Half Board

•Private Facilities

•Highclere Castle, exhibition and gardens


Cost £99 per person

Optional Insurance £12.95 per person

Contact Marjorie Attwaters -T: 01634 726545

October 2018







New Ocean Hotel, Weston Super Mare


A four night (5 day) half board holiday. The New Ocean Hotel is a family run hotel situated opposite Weston’s famous Marine Lake and offering panoramic views over Weston Bay and beyond. It’s just a few minutes stroll to the town centre where you can enjoy the numerous shops, theatres and attractions.



•Return Executive Coach travel

•Nightly Entertainment

•4 nights Half Board


•Free Bar from 6pm until 10pm


Cost £295 per person

Optional Insurance £16.95 per person

Contact Marjorie Attwaters - T:01634 726545


Last updated: 2 November