Volunteer training information |
Training Date: Thursday, May28,2009
Time: 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Location: Veteran's Memorial Building (2203 Central Avenue, Room 120, Alameda)
Cost: $45 per person-includes training, uniform and materials.
Ph: (403)850-4174 Fax: (403)451-1472
E-mail: jprimeau@awardwindoors com
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| ◆Enter through the Visitors' Centre and see the highly-
praised exhibition Shakespeare's World, a lively and full
introduction to the life and work of Shakespeare.
◆Stand in the rooms where Shakespeare grew up.
◆Discover examples of furniture and needlework from
◆Enjoy the traditional (传统的) English garden, planted
with trees and flower mentioned in the poet's works.
| The Birthplace is within easy walking distance of all the car
parks shown on the map; nearest is Windsor Street (3 minutes'
㊣The House may present difficulties but the Visitors' Centre, its
exhibition, and the garden are accessible (可进入的) to wheelchair
⊙The Shakespeare Coffee House (opposite the Birthplace).
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Welcome to Windsor Castle, the oldest and
largest occupied castle in the world. Windsor is
one of the official residences of the Queen, who
sometimes stays here.
Free audio tours are available on leaving the
Admission Centre at the start of your visit. There
is a descriptive audio tour for blind and
Visitors can explore the history of the Castle
through a tour of the Precincts with an expert
guide. Tours depart at regular intervals
throughout the day from the Courtyard and
finish at the entrance to the State Apartments.
Visitors with children
For those visiting with children, a special family
tour and various activities are offered during
school holidays and at weekends. Please note
that, for safety reasons, pushchairs are
not permitted in the State Apartments.
However, baby carriers are available to borrow.
St George's Chapel
Visitors arriving at the Castle after 15:00 from
march to October are advised to visit St George's
Chapel first, before it closes.
Shops offer a wide range of souvenirs designed
for the Royal Collection, including books,
postcards, china, jewellery, and children's toys.
Please ask at the Middle Ward shop about our
home delivery service.
Bottled water can be purchased from the
Courtyard and Middle Ward shops. From April
to September ice cream is also available. Visitors
wishing to leave the Castle for refreshments in
the town may obtain re-entry permits from the
castle shops. Eating and drinking are not permits
in the State Apartments or St George's Chapel.
Photography and mobile phones
Non-commercial photography and filming are
welcomed in the Castle. Photography, video
recording and filming are not permitted inside
the State Apartments or St George's Chapel.
Mobile phone must be switched off inside the
State Apartments and St George's Chapel in
consideration of other visitors.
As Winter Castle is a working royal palace,
visitors and their belongings should get through
airport-style security checks. For safety and
security reasons a one-way system operates
along the visitor route.
5. In the last part, a "working royal palace" refers to one _____.
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While there are no restrictions on the amount of money that you can bring across
the border. You must report to both the US and Canadian border services amounts equal
to or greater than $10.000.
PERSONAL EXEMPTIONS (免税) ON PURCHASES
AMERICANS RETURNING TO THE US
Less than 48 hours: $ 200 US
48 hours or more: $ 800 US duty-free personal exemption.
next $ 1.000 US at 3%
Including up to 100 cigars and 100 cigarettes.
CANADIANS RETURNING TO CANADA
Less than 24 hours: $ 50 CAN
48 hours or more: $ 400 CAN
Including up to 100 cigars and 200 cigarettes.
7 days or more: $ 750 CAN
Including up to 100 cigars and 200 cigarettes.
DOCUMENTATION NEEDED FOR
LAND OR SEA TO THE US(INCLUDING FERRIES)
A valid passport or passport card, or a NEXUS card.
(A NEXUS card is a Trusted Traveler Program that provides quick travel
for pre-approved, low risk travelers through special lanes.)
A recent Washington State, New York or BC driver's license.
Note: Children 15 years of age and younger require only a birth certificate or
copy. (Certified copies are not required but are advised.)
AIR TRAVEL TO THE US
A valid passport, an Air NEXUS card, or a U.S. Coast Guard Merchant