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

A Trip to Bletchley Park Near Milton Keynes -26th May 2015.

We  enjoyed a most successful outing to Bletchley Park where the Nazi and Japanese ciphers were broken during World War II.  Visiting coaches must park off site.  Setting down and pick up times have to be booked weeks in advance.  Our drop off time was 11am requiring a 7.30 am departure from Sheffield but as the … Read more

A Visit To The Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre.

Approximately 30 members enjoyed a morning visit to the AMRC wing of the Sheffield University on Wednesday the 11th February. The visit commenced at 10:15 am with coffee followed by an introductory talk at 10:30 am, and finally a visit to one of the advanced machining laboratories on the complex. The morning was then rounded … Read more

Visit To Cromford Mills & Village – 18 September 2013.

As our chairman said in his note in Stumpers, it was an excellent day made all the better by the weather. Some photographs of the day can be found in the new  Gallery which can be found at the right hand side of the menu bar. More will be added over the coming week. The … Read more