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The latest news from Flittabus

Exciting new excursions for Autumn 2018

After the huge success of our previous excursion to the Black Country Living Museum at Dudley, West Midlands, we have decided to run another excursion there on the 22nd September 2018.   Walk down real streets, experience tram rides and see real people working at...

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Late Summer Excursions

Derek Wood has arranged three lovely new excursions for August and September this year.   The first on Wednesday 22nd August is a full day trip to RHS Wisley.   On Friday 7th September he is planning a fascinating half day excursion to Bletchley Park, home of the WW2...

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Local Heroes

We are absolutely delighted to announce that two long standing Flittabus members have received the Flitwick Local Community Hero award for 2018. As well as being a member of the Management Committee, Margaret was for many years one of the regular volunteer Flittabus...

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Blenheim Palace and Flower Show excursion

On Saturday 23rd June we will be offering an excursion to Britain's most beautiful palace, Blenheim.   Explore the birthplace and ancestral home of Sir Winston Churchill, as well as the beautiful gardens and Park.   We will be there during the annual 3 day flower...

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Benington Lordship Trip

On Wednesday 21st February, we took two buses with 19 passengers to the beautiful Benington Lordship gardens.   Fortunately, although is was a bit of a grey day, it stayed dry until it was time for us to return home.   The displays of snowdrops were stunning, and the...

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Royal Hospital Chelsea

Monday 23rd July - join us for a fascinating trip to the historic Royal Hospital, Chelsea.  Included in the trip is a two hour tour of the hospital led by one of the Chelsea Pensioners.   There is an excellent coffee shop there for refreshments.   Pick up from...

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Thenford Gardens and Arboretum

On the 10th of June 2018 we will be visiting the gardens at the home of Michael Heseltine.   Visits to these gardens are strictly limited and they are not open to the public, so please do book early to avoid disappointment.   Tea/coffee and cakes are available in the...

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Road Closure Clophill

High Street Clophill will be closed 24hours a day from Monday January 29th until Thursday 21st June due to water main replacement.   During this closure Grant Palmer 200 will not be able to serve the High Street - it will operate via the A507 in both directions of...

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Kathy Brown’s Gardens, Stevington

May 25th 2018 Enjoy a delightful visit to this 4.5 acre garden, the creation of the garden and cookery writer, Kathy Brown.  The cost includes tea or coffee plus a slice of Kathy's delicious home made cake. Pick up from 1.00pm return 4.00pm Cost £23 to include...

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