4-6 April Outings The 37th Guild Conference Posted 29 January 2016 by Tracy Care We have finally managed to arrange outings for the days between our conference and Who Do You Think You Are? Live and we hope that many of you will want to take the opportunity to join with fellow one-namers on these days. Please be aware that we have to provide these venues with final numbers by 1st March so book early using the links in the accompanying e.mail. If you have any problems booking in this way please contact firstname.lastname@example.org Please add all trips that you wish to attend before completing checkout. Monday 4 April Guided Bus Tour of Historic Birmingham A 1½ hour guided open-top bus tour of the historic sites of Birmingham. This will leave from the conference venue. Either stop off in the city centre and make your own way home afterwards or return on the bus. £10 per person. Please note that if we do not get sufficient interest in this trip we shall have to cancel. As we will be proceeding with this trip on the basis of bookings received, we regret that those who book will have to pay and it will not be possible to cancel. Tuesday 5 April The Black Country Museum The Black Country Museum, Tipton Road, Dudley DY1 4SQ (www.bclm.co.uk) is one of the finest and largest open-air museums in the United Kingdom, set in twenty six acres. They have recreated a Black Country community at the height of its industrial past, complete with residents and trams to ride. There are things being made and stories to hear. The Museum is about 25 miles from the conference venue. We will be leaving the NEC Hilton in private cars at 9.50am and will arrange car sharing during the conference, or alternatively meet us at the Museum at 10.45am. £12 adults £10 senior citizens Wednesday 6 April Sarehole Mill Sarehole Mill is a 250 year old working watermill famous for its association with the author J R R Tolkien (http://www.birminghammuseums.org.uk/sarehole) The Mill is situated at Cole Bank Road, Birmingham B13 0BD nine miles from the conference venue. Cole Bank Road (B4146) is off the Stratford Road (A34). We shall be leaving the NEC Hilton in private cars at 11.30am and will arrange car sharing during the conference; or alternatively meet us at the Museum at 11.50am. £7 per person. Numbers for this outing are restricted, please book early.