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Event list

Here is a list of all our currently scheduled events.

Please come along! But please let the event organiser listed in the event details know you're coming.

If you are new to the group, or don't know the event organiser's contact details, please drop us a message via the contact form. Please also read the Frequently Asked Questions and the Code of Conduct before attending an event.

  • Friday 23 March 18:00 - Sunday 25 March 14:00
    Weekend in the Lake District

    A weekend at one of the Youth Hostels in the Lake District, including a full day walk on the Saturday. Advance booking essential. For more details please contact Aidan or Lindsey.

  • Tuesday 27 March 19:30 - 22:30
    Theatre trip

    We will go to the New Vic Theatre in Newcastle to see Scary Bikers, a new comedy written by and starring John Godber. First Night Fever pricing applies. Contact Linda.

  • Tuesday 3 April 18:30 - 21:00
    Evening walk

    The first evening walk of the summer! We will walk from Hall Green, near Kidsgrove. Contact John/Simon.

  • Sunday 8 April 10:00 - 16:00
    Day walk

    A day walk in the Dark Peak area. More details to follow. Contact Tony.

  • Tuesday 17 April 18:30 - 21:00
    Evening walk

    An evening walk in the Keele area. Contact Tony.

  • Sunday 22 April 10:30 - 16:00
    Cycle ride

    A cycle ride from Carsington Reservoir. Approx 8-12 miles depending on route choices on the day. Bike hire available at £18. Cafe lunch available. Contact Linda.

  • Sunday 13 May 10:30 - 14:30
    Town walk

    A walk around Shrewsbury, with time to stop and look at the many interesting buildings. The route will cover about 4.5 miles, mostly along the river, and is anticipated to last about 3 hours. Contact Hamish.

  • Sunday 20 May 16:00 - 17:00
    Day walk: "The Dragon's Back"
    Location: The Quiet Woman, Earl Sterndale, Buxton, Derbyshire, Buxton SK17 0BU, UK Map

    Meet for a 10am start on a walk over the "Dragon's Back" route. Please note that there will be some steep climbs. Bring a packed lunch. Contact Claire.

  • Sunday 27 May 10:00 - 16:00
    Day walk

    Details to follow. Contact Aidan

  • Friday 1 June 16:00 - Sunday 3 June 16:00
    Weekend away
    Location: YHA Hawes, Lancaster Terrace, Turfy Hill, Hawes DL8 3LQ, UK Map

    A weekend based at the Youth Hostel in Hawes. There will be a full day walk on Saturday, and a shorter walk or other activity on Sunday morning. Contact Claire/Tony

  • Sunday 10 June 10:00 - 16:00
    Day walk
    Location: Englesea Brook, Weston, Crewe CW2 5QN, UK Map

    A day walk from Englesea Brook. Meet there in time for a 10am start; bring a packed lunch. Contact John/Simon.

  • Saturday 16 June 19:00 - 22:00
    Joint birthday meal

    Our annual "find an excuse for a meal" evening - which theoretically celebrates the fact that several of our members have a birthday around this time (you don't need to be one of them to come along!). Contact Tony.

  • Sunday 24 June 10:00 - 16:00
    Day walk

    Details to follow. Contact Ivan.

  • Sunday 1 July 15:00 - 17:30
    Garden party

    A garden party to be held at John and Nicky's house. Bring food to share.

  • Friday 6 July 19:00 - 22:00
    Penkhull Mystery Plays

    More detail to follow. Contact Claire

  • Sunday 8 July 11:00 - 16:00
    Adlington Hall
    Location: Adlington Hall and Gardens, Mill Lane, Adlington, Macclesfield SK10 4LF, UK Map

    A visit to Adlington Hall near Macclesfield. Cost £9 approx. Timings etc to be confirmed. Contact Jon.

  • Sunday 22 July 10:00 - 16:00
    Day walk
    Location: Railway Car Park, Rushton Spencer, Macclesfield SK11 0QU, UK Map

    Day walk courtesy of Walk the Moorlands. Here's their description: An alternative Wobbly Wincle Wander - 10am start.
    Join Lionel, Kat and Aaron Parkinson at Rushton Spencer car park (grid reference SJ935624) for a hard 10-11 mile ramble exploring the north west of the Moorlands, a foray into Cheshire as well as a visit to the Wincle Brewery. Good walking boots advised and bring a packed lunch. Contact Claire

  • Sunday 5 August 10:00 - 14:00
    Day walk

    A day walk from Norton in Hales, north of Market Drayton. The walk will start at 10am from the roadside at SJ702385 and be around 6 miles over fairly flat terrain. Bring a packed lunch, although we may well be returning around 1.30pm

  • Saturday 11 August 18:00 - 21:00

    A summer evening barbecue at Lindsey and Aidan's from 6pm onwards. Please bring food/drink and make appropriate offerings to the weather gods. Contact Lindsey/Aidan

  • Sunday 19 August 10:00 - 16:00
    Day walk

    A full day walk, covering around 11 miles including some stiff climbs. Starting from Gawsworth we will visit Danes Moss nature reserve and follow canals before climbing Teggs Nose and returning. Pub/cafe lunch options available. Contact Jon.