A Visit to The Yorkshire Air Museum

A small but select group of Stumperlowe Probus Club members enjoyed an inspirational and at times emotional visit to the former RAF Elvington air base near York which now houses the Yorkshire Air Museum or, to give it its full name, the Allied Air Forces Memorial and Yorkshire Air Museum, on Wednesday, September 13. Our select … Read more

27th April 2012 Visit to Sheffield Assay Office

A very enjoyable and educational visit to the Assay Office was undertaken by members and guests. The history of the Assay Office was given by Emma Parageen, resident Librarian and Curator, covering the period from instigation of Assay offices back in 1300 to the present day. Truly they must have been the first consumer rights … Read more

Sheffield Manor Lodge Visit 7th June 2013

A good number of members followed up a talk we had received on the Manor Lodge with a visit on a glorious day. The guided tour by David Templeman and his colleagues brought the history of the site to life. A most enjoyable buffet lunch followed at the Rhubarb Shed café and then some members … Read more


Any visit to the National Memorial Arboretum is bound to be a day of mixed emotions, and so it proved for the 24 members and guests of Stumperlowe Probus Club who made the two-hour journey to the 150-acre national centre of remembrance at Alrewas, Staffordshire. The NMA honours the fallen, recognises service and sacrifice, and … Read more

A Visit To The National Railway Museum At York.

A party of 49 members and guests from Stumperlowe Probus Club enjoyed a day at the National Railway Museum in York on Wednesday, 16th March. In front of the iconic Mallard, in the Great Hall of the museum, chairman Vince Allsopp (left) hands over a cheque for £250 on behalf of the club to Tobias … Read more