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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.

  • Tuesday 1 May 18:30 - 20:00
    Evening walk
    Location: Festival Park, Festival Way, Stoke-on-Trent ST1 5RS, UK Map

    Meet in the car park for Morrisons supermarket. The walk is different from last year's from the same sort point, and will visit Burslem and provide views over the Lyme Valley. The route is mostly on paths, with some slopes but no stiles to be climbed. Drinks available at the Holy Inadequate. Contact Robert Cochrane.

  • 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.

  • Tuesday 15 May 18:30 - 20:00
    Evening walk

    An evening walk around Apedale. Contact Mark/Kath.

  • Sunday 20 May 10:00 - 15:00
    Day walk: "The Dragon's Back"
    Location: The Quiet Woman, Earl Sterndale, Buxton, Derbyshire, Buxton SK17 0BU, UK Map

    Meet for a 10am start for a 7 mile 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

  • Tuesday 29 May 18:00 - 19:30
    Evening walk

    An evening walk from the Bleeding Wolf in Scholar Green. Start 6pm, around 5km (3 miles). Contact Tony.

  • 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.

  • Tuesday 12 June 18:00 - 19:00
    Evening walk

    Evening walk; details to follow. Contact Ian.

  • Saturday 16 June 19:00 - 22:00
    Joint birthday meal
    Location: The Rising Sun Country Pub & Dining, 112 Station Rd, Scholar Green, Stoke-on-Trent ST7 3JT, UK Map

    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.

  • Tuesday 26 June 19:00 - 20:00
    Evening walk

    An evening walk from Biddulph Grange Country Park. Start at 7pm, drinks afterwards at the Talbot. Contact Lindsey.

  • 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.

  • Tuesday 3 July 20:00 - 21:30
    Initial planning meeting

    Initial planning for the autumn programme. All welcome! Meet at John and Nicky's at 8pm. Contact John/Nicky.

  • Saturday 7 July 14:00 - 17:00
    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.

  • Tuesday 17 July 19:00 - 21:00
    Bowls evening

    A gentle evening of crown green bowls in the summer evening sunshine (that's the plan, anyway!) on the greens on the Westlands. There will be a small charge for use of the green and equipment. Contact John.

  • 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

  • Tuesday 24 July 18:30 - 20:00
    Evening walk

    An evening walk, provisionally around Berryhill Fields. Contact Peter.

  • Tuesday 31 July 20:00 - 21:30
    Final planning

    Final planning for our autumn programme, to be held at Lindsey and Aidan's from 8pm. Contact Lindsey.

  • 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

  • Tuesday 14 August 19:00 - 22:00
    Evening meal

    An evening meal, venue to be confirmed. Contact Richard.

  • 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.

  • Tuesday 28 August 18:00 - 20:00
    Evening walk

    An evening walk of around 5km/3 miles, from the Crown Inn, Wrinehill. Meet there for a 6pm start. Contact Tony.