Trip to Saltaire for Exchange and Visiting students
Saltaire Village is near Bradford in West Yorkshire, England. It is named after Sir Titus Salt who built a textile mill, known as Salts Mill and this village on the River Aire. Designed by architects, Lockwood and Mawson, Salts Mill was opened on Sir Titus Salt's 50th birthday, 20 September 1853. In December 2001, Saltaire was designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. (http://www.saltairevillage.info/)
The cost of the trip is £3 (including the train ticket and the guided tour - the total cost has been heavily subsidised). We will be collecting payments during the Orientation Day on the Friday, 20th January. However, to confirm the numbers of participants we do ask that you book a free ticket on eventbrite to confirm your interest.
10.00am : Meet at Richmond – Walk to Forster Square train station
10.30am : Catch the train
11.00am : Tea Biscuit Refreshments
11.30am : Met by Salts Walks guide in costume and character for a stimulating introduction to the village. See inside the Saltaire United Reformed Church and start the guided walk. Group will be divided in two. (http://www.saltairevillageexperience.co.uk/guided-walks/)
12.30pm : A chance for lunch (not included). There are many places to choose from Roberts Park, Victoria Road, Gordon Terrace, and Victoria Hall.
You are free to leave whenever you like. There are trains returning to Bradford every 20mins.
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