Joint Church Picnic
Saturday, 15th September, from noon onwards
Since 1974: An annual event (with interruption 2012-2014) designed for meeting & making friends.
Who is invited? You are – anyone who would like to meet other English-speaking people, not necessarily church people, in informal surroundings. Specially recommended to introduce newcomers to the community. St George’s Church Barcelona, St George’s Church Andorra, Sabadell and Costa Brava churches are all welcome.
What is on offer? Pa amb tomàquet, water, soft drinks and country wine (red).
What do you bring? Your picnic lunch, and swimwear.
Attractions: Pleasant garden (in the making), swimming pool, walks (optional) and good company.
Children of all ages are most welcome but we respectfully remind parents that they are responsible for their children’s enjoyment and safety and request you to respect the privacy of our home and be gentle with the garden.
Can Manel, c/ Dr. Arana 46,
Tel: 93 764 0714 or 670 907 715
G.P.S. 41.697341 , 2.711136 N.B. Google tells you that no. 46 is earlier, at junction with Unamuno. It is NOT!
Via autopista AP7: Exit 10, Hostalric. Leaving tollgate, take first right, before crossing bridge, BV5122, signed Tordera. Continue for 9 km. At entrance to village (roundabout with flowers) turn right up hill. The road bears right, signed Tanatori. Keep straight on, zigzag round children’s playground and on to large roundabout with standing stones. Take first exit to Tanatori. Can Manel is the last house on the right past the cemetery.
Via C-32 and N-II (northbound & southbound): At Km. 680.5, roundabout (with trees and shrubs), turn to Tordera. At next roundabout (with olive tree), take third exit, continue almost to the “castle”, turn right and continue without deviation for approx. 1 Km to large roundabout with standing stones, take second exit to Tanatori. Can Manel is the last house on the right, past the cemetery.
Parking: Please note there is no parking space within the property. You should find safe space, either before Can Manel, in the area in front of the cemetery or just past Can Manel in the street parking at the Tanatori.
By train: RENFE Cercanias/Rodalies C1 direction Maçanet. Trains leave Plaça Catalunya station at 10:18 or 11:18 (please double check with RENFE for definitive times. ) arriving in Tordera 1.5 hours later. From Sants they are 5 minutes earlier and Arc de Triomf 2 minutes later. A city bus, parked in the station forecourt, meets the second train. Fare: €0.50. Ask the driver for Can Manel (just before the Tanatori) and he will probably stop at the door. If not, it is a short walk back to the house.
Please let the church office know if you need or can offer lifts.
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