5 weeks to go and here is the final itinerary
We have the following registered:
Mark & Het
David & Michelle
Steve & Diane
Shaun & Libby
Ian & Maria
Bob & Heather
With Nestor (& Mrs?) joining us on the Sunday
If anyone else is coming along please let me know.Thur 2nd May
Premier Inn, Eureka Park, Ashford. Fri 3rd May
Main group - Eurotunnel 09:50 to Calais, eta 11:15
Stop for lunch in De Panne then onto Bruges, staying at the Ibis Centrum
19:15 – leave hotel on foot for 19:30 Dinner at De Halve Maan https://www.halvemaan.be/en/home
(Just to prove I can organise a p*** up in a brewery!)Sat 4th May
Free to plan whatever you want – some suggestions:
Spend the day in Bruges!
A group visit to Hermanus coffee house https://www.hermanusbruges.be/
Visits to Knokke Heist, Blankenberg, Ghent
19:15 – leave hotel on foot for 19:30 Dinner at La Dentellière, Wijngaardstraat 29 8000 Bruges http://www.ladentelliere.be/Sun 5th May
09:30 depart Bruges for Bondues with arrival about 10:45.
Note, this is using the E403/A17. If you prefer to use a non-highway route it will be about 40 mins longer so you will need to be away from the hotel by more like 09:00.
10:45 – 12:00 Bondues carshow at Aérodrome de Lille,
Marcq-en-Barœul, Avenue du Général de Gaulle, 59910 Bondues
12:00 depart Bondues for the Albert Ball crash site memorial, arriving approx. 12:30.
The Memorial is in a field off the D41C Route de Carnin
12:45 Laying of a wreath and commemoration by Mark Henry
13:00 head off for the restaurant Le Maisnil Mon Temps for lunch at 13:30http://www.restaurant-lemaisnilmontemps.fr/
Depart apres lunch for the Eurotunnel or for those staying on for Monthlery head off to Laon with Ian Parkinson.
For those on the 18:20 Chunnel we would need to leave the restaurant by 15:45 to take the back roads or about 16:30 using the motorway (non toll).
As usual this is a free event, however if you would like to make a donation then please consider the RAF Benevolent fund https://www.rafbf.org/