Social

The MSSC committee organise a number of social events  and activities throughout the year for its members. If you have any ideas for events or activities we could add, then please contact one of the committee.

Scroll down to find out what we have to offer.

Theatre Trips

The MSSC Committee organise three/four West End Shows (including transportation) per year, as well as Cambridge Theatre tickets. These are always very popular.  We are happy to receive requests for future shows.

Please note that due to the popularity and time-criticality of these trips, full payment is required to secure your place by the stated due date. Any unpaid reservations by the due date will be cancelled.

London Trips

The MSSC Committee organise two London Trips per year, one in May and one in November.  These trips are very popular so always book early. Full payment is required to secure your place by the stated due date.

Christmas Parties

The MSSC Children’s Christmas Party organised and run by the MSSC committee every year. Volunteers from the Marshall employees to help with this event are always welcome.

The MSSC Christmas Party is open to all employees of the Marshall Group of Companies, and is the Highlight of the Marshall Sports and Social Club’s year.

Shepreth Wildlife Park

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We have two sets of Family passes, both allow:

2 adults and 2 children (aged 2-15). Under 2s enter for free.

Please note that passes are not valid on Bank Holidays

  • Wildlife Park & Gift Shop –  open every day from:10am-4:30pm (last entry 3:30pm)
  • Ringo’s Play Barn & Cafeteria  – open every day from: 11am-4:00pm

See website for further information:

www.sheprethwildlifepark.co.uk

Contact: Passes are available from Mick Pearce

Denny Abbey and Farmland Museum

This is a very family friendly museum located in a rural setting very close to Cambridge, just off the A10 north of Waterbeach.

They hold seasonal events and activities throughout their opening season, which runs from April to October each year.

We have three sets of Family season passes, which allow:

2 adults and 3 children (aged 5-17). Under 5s enter for free.

See website for further information:

http://www.dennyfarmlandmuseum.org.uk/

 

Contact: Passes are available from Mick Pearce

 

 

High Lodge Parking Pass
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Free car parking at your local forest for you and your family – a saving of £11.50 per car per day!

Check the HIGH LODGE BOOKINGS PAGE for availability on your preferred day.

One vehicle per MSSC members per day.

Corporate membership allows 4 vehicles (from our list of MSSC members registration numbers provided to High Lodge) to visit at any one time.  If we have your current vehicle registration on file you will be able to enter and exit High Lodge automatically with no need to visit the Information Point or a pay station.   Pass your registration to Sandra Jedrej or when making your booking.       

Website: www.forestry.gov.uk/highlodge

See the High Lodge website for more information on activities in Thetford Forest: http://www.forestry.gov.uk/highlodge

Local benefits:

  • 20% off cycle hire at Bike Art. Valid Monday-Friday in term time, excluding bank holidays.
  • Two free participants when you book a party of 10 or more people at Battlefield Live.
  • 10% off Oaklodge full day hire. (T&Cs apply)
  • Back to Wilderness weekend courses discount. (T&Cs apply)
  • 10% off pre-ordered children’s party food from Churchill Catering. (T&Cs apply)
  • Lookout Archery offer. 12 arrows for the price of 10.  (T&Cs apply)

National benefits:

  • 15% off per person at Go Ape Tree Top Adventure, Forest Segway, Tree Top Junior and Zip Trekking.
    • Excludes Saturdays, Corporate Events and bank holidays. Book online using DPTFW7 at www.goape.co.uk and quote the discount code.
  • 15% off at Cotswold Outdoor
  • 15% off at Runners Need
  • 15% off at Cycle Surgery
  • 15% off at Snow and Rock
  • Save 15% with Forest Holidays.
    • Stay in a luxury cabin in one of 9 idyllic Forestry Commission locations and save 15% off the price of the cabin. To book simply enter FOREST15 in the promotional code box when booking at www.forestholidays.co.uk. You can also save 25% if your travel date is 7 days or less. This must be booked via the Contact Centre on 03330 110495.
  • 15% off and free delivery at Muddy Puddles
  • 10% off Paramo Clothing
  • 25% off adult entry to Westonbirt Arboretum

For latest information go to www.forestry.gov.uk/pass

Contact: Clare Hoskins for registering your vehicle and making bookings on the High Lodge bookings page.

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MSSC have annual passes to the Cambridge University Botanic Garden – which means MSSC members get to explore all four seasons for free!

Other benefits:

  • All employees can sign up for the bi-monthly e-news describing when plants are at their best and listing upcoming events. Register your email address with the Friends Office at friends@botanic.cam.ac.uk.
  • Friends’ news is a full-colour newsletter that comes out three times a year. Please let MSSC know if you would like a copy for your reception area.
  • At the discretion of the Director and subject to agreement of terms and dates, Corporate Friends are able to hire the Glasshouse Range or the Garden Café out-of-hours for client entertainment events. Please contact MSSC for more details.

There are all kinds of events happening all year round – find out what’s on at their website: http://www.botanic.cam.ac.uk/Botanic/WhatsOn.aspx

  • The Botanic Garden will admit one person per pass
  • MSSC has a total of 8 passes in rotation
  • Up to two passes will be provided per request from a MSSC member
  • Further passes maybe issued depending on last minute availability
  • Adult admission is £5.00 so this is a saving of £10 per visit (0-16 yrs free admission)
  • Weekend tickets can be collected on Friday PM and returned on Monday AM
  • Weekday tickets can be collected on Monday PM and returned on Friday AM
  • Please return by hand on or before the return day (not by internal post) so they are available for the next MSSC members use.

Website: www.botanic.cam.ac.uk

Contact: Passes are available from Vanessa Picton-Duce Ext 3395

Puntingpunting

MSSC has 6 passes available per day for MSSC members from 1st April until 30th September, and 2 per day from 1st October until 31st March. This self-hire punting only and is unlimited throughout the day.  Each pass entitles MSSC members to any vessel available from Scudamores (with exception to the punt ‘ferries’ 12 seaters).

  • Current punt bookings can be viewed online at http://marshallsportsandsocial.com/punt-bookings/
  • Vessels may be used from their Mill Lane Punting Station (College Backs) and Mill Lane Boatyard (Top River).
  • You can choose to travel on the College Backs or to Grantchester.  Scudamores are open from 9am until dusk.
  • A booking entitles the named person to any one vessel Scudamores has available. One punt can accommodate 5 passengers + 1 punter.
  • Two punts can be obtained if there is an unused pass available on the day; these can also be exchanged for a punt ferry (11 passengers + 1 punter) on the Grantchester side only – however this is ONLY at the discretion only of Scudamores and is not part of our corporate contract.

Parking can be booked on line at the Double Tree Hotel see:   www.justpark.com

Contact:  Sandra Jedrej for booking. 1 pass per day per member (2 if short notice and if passes are available – generally this does not apply at weekends), a maximum of 2 separate dates can be booked at any one time.

Full terms and conditions can be found in the link below:

SCUDAMORES CORPORATE T&Cs

Website: www.scudamores.com

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MSSC have secured 8 “Friends of Duxford” passes (8 Adult and 8 Junior) to the Imperial War Museum Duxford – which means MSSC members get to explore the extensive collection for free!

There are all kinds of events happening all year round – find out what’s on at their website:

http://www.iwm.org.uk/visits/iwm-duxford

  • The IWM will admit one person per pass
  • MSSC has a total of 8 Adult & 8 Junior passes in circulation
  • Up to two adult and two junior passes will be provided per request from MSSC member
  • Further passes maybe issued depending on availability
  • One advance booking may be made per MSSC member
  • Adult admission is £18.00 so this is a significant saving
  • Skip the queue – go through the Friends of Duxford door at the entrance
  • Airshow weekend benefits:
    • Discounted entry only – purchase ticket in advance using the ‘Friends of Duxford’ option
    • Skipping the queue – enter through the fast lane
    • Access to “Friends of Duxford” area with seating and free tea/coffee/biscuits
  • You may have to present your Marshall security pass on entry – please ensure you bring it with you.
  • Weekend tickets can be collected on Friday PM and returned on Monday AM
  • Weekday tickets can be collected on Monday PM and returned on Friday AM
  • Please return by hand on or before the return day (not by internal post) so they are available for the next MSSC members use

Contact: Passes are available from Reena Scutt or Glenn Freitag

Website: www.imw.org.uk Duxford