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January 2024 to May 2024


Please come along!  We look forward to seeing you.

Daytime walks are on Sundays and start at 10am unless otherwise noted.

Evening walks are at 6.30pm unless otherwise stated.

Other evening events generally start at 8pm and are on Tuesdays or Thursdays.

Always refer to programme below for full details.

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.

January to April 2024
Pub Quiz, starting at 8pm
Bridge Street Alehouse, Newcastle ST5 2RY
New Year’s Walk, gentle 8 miles taking in various historical feaures. Start 10am. Optional shorter walk of 5 miles for those needing an earlier finish.
Mapleton Bridge CP (Pay and Display), GR SK176469. Bring sandwiches, but option of tea stops at garden centre/Ashbourne or pint at various pubs.
Film night, location and time tbc
Shutlingsloe walk, 6 miles, start 10am
Trentabank Car Park, SK11 0NS; GR 961711; ///pets.farmer.stall
Ten Pin Bowling, 7.30pm, £7.45 pp
Festival Park, Stoke-on-Trent Names to Jon by 21 Jan.
Jodrell Bank walk, 12km. Start 10am.
Brereton Heath Nature Reserve, CW12 4SU
Pancake Night, 7pm onwards. Favourite and unusual toppings welcome.
Lindsey and Aidan’s house, Penkhull
Loggerheads walk, 7-8 miles. Woodland walk with pub at end. Start 10am.
Loggerheads, SJ73823591
29/2/2024 (Thursday)
Pre-planning meeting and Cape Verde slideshow, starting 8pm
Unitarian Meeting House, Newcastle
Nine Ladies Stone Circle walk, 8 miles, start 10am
Birchover Quarry Car Park, DE4 2DW; GR SK24100 62401; ///because.grunt.cabbages
POG 33 birthday meal
15/03/24-17/03/24 Lake District weekend away Aidan and Lindsey Names to Lindsey by 12th January. Location depends on numbers.
26/3/2024 8pm Planning meeting Tony

zoom – Join Zoom Meeting

7/4/2024 Walk, 8miles. Bring sandwiches. Start 10am.
Wildboarclough. Opportunities for coffee and drinks stops at cafe and pub.
Jon Brookside layby, Nabbs Road, Wildboarclough, SK11 0BD.
OSGR  980 682.  ///rational.shadowed.housework.
16/4/2024 First evening walk of the year – 3 miles, start 6.30pm Peter Florence Country Park (near Longton Park), Stoke on Trent
28/4/2024 Walk or cycle ride Alli tbc
30/4/2024 Evening walk, Keele Golf Course site, start 6.30pm, followed by light refreshments at John and Nicky’s house, Newcastle John


September 2023 to January 2024

Please come along!  We look forward to seeing you.

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.

 Time/Date Event  Leader  Location
03/09/23  Morning walk, 10am start, 6 miles Tony Marbury Village Hall SY13 4JH
12/09/23  Early evening walk – start 6pm, 2-3miles John&Nicky Keele old golf course car park, SK819457
17/09/23 Heritage Open Day  Peter  
26/09/2023 Quiz, 8pm Bridge St Inn Claire Bridge St Ale House, ST5 2RY
01/10/2023 Walk, 10am start, Bakewell Aidan Market place, Bakewell, SK217684
12/10/2023 AGM & games night Tony Unitarian church hall
15/10/2023 Foxfield colliery tour and railway visit. Meet 11am, £5 each plus shared £2 booking fee Jon Foxfield railway, Forsbrook, ST11 9BG
26/10/2023 Bosnia talk, 8pm Unitarian Church Hall Jon Unitarian church hall
29/10/2023 Walk, Slow Ways reccie, 10am fromMadeley to Bignall End Claire details tbc – one of the ‘slow ways’ routes
31/10/2023 planning via zoom Tony  
04/11/2023 Fireworks & bonfire night. 7pm start. Bring cakes/afters – soup & hot drinks provided John&Nicky 57 Whitfield Ave, Newcastle-u-Lyme
07/11/2023 Laserquest. £6.95 single game or £12.95 full evening Jon 110 Lymelight Blvd, High Street, Newcastle ST5 1PT

The 5 1/2 mile walk takes in Birchenwood and Bathpool country parks and
starts at 10:30

Peter  Bathpool Park car park – Kidsgrove end
23/11/2023 Italy talk, 8pm Tony Unitarian church hall
26/11/2023 Walk, 10am start from Youlgreave. 10.4 miles. Ian Coldwell End Car Park, Youlgreave, DE45 1UY, SK2049964054
28/11/2023 final planning via zoom, 8pm Tony  
1-3/12/2023 Weekend away at Coalport YHA Lindsey  Coalport YHA
12/12/2023 Xmas meal, Alessi, Audley Alan