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Ravenshead History

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NOVEMBER

4th Sun Ravenshead & Hucknall Ramblers 9.00 am. A moderate 10 mile walk from Padley Gorge Station. Taking in Grindleford, Froggatt, Stoney Middleton, Eyam & Hathersage. Two ascents. Contact Dick 01623 794158.

8th Thur Byron Probus Club  -  Informal  lunch, Portland College, 12.00 for 12.30pm 

10th Sun Ravenshead & Hucknall Ramblers 9.00 am. Alport’s Castles in the Clouds, 8 moderate miles. From Fairholmes CP to Lockerbrook Farm, following the edge to Alport Castles. Descend to Alport Farm, Upper Ashop Farm & onto Hope Cross, Haggwater Bridge & back to Fairholmes. Well defined paths & tracks in forest & moorland. Contact Merv 01623 799007.

14th   Wed  Abbey Gates WI, History Hunting: A day in the life of a metal detectorist – with historical

artefacts, Jonathan Smith of Time Team, Village Hall at 7.30pm. Open meeting, all welcome, tickets at the door for non members Further info: 472078

16th. Fri "Music at The Hall with The Ragdolls" £18 - Village Hall 7.15 - Tickets from Adcock Financial or  musicatthehall.co.uk or 07478 499298

18th Sun Ravenshead & Hucknall Ramblers 9.00 am. The ‘Robin Hood Hill Walk’. A pleasant 7 mile circular walk from Farnsfield taking in the magnificent view from this well-known viewpoint. Two steady climbs. Contact Frances 07765 575407.

19th Mon  Ladies Probus - Speaker John Parker "St Anne's Allotments"

21st - Wed  -  Ravenshead WI – ‘Funny side of the Funeral Business’ tales past & present – Anne Halsey The Centre at St Peter’s at 7.45 pm – Further info: 796103

22nd Thur Byron Probus Club  -  Lunch, Portland College,12.00 for 12.30pm. Speaker;  Roger Hyde, “Someone had Blunder’d”

23rd. Fri “Quiz Night” plus Pie & Peas – Village Hall 7 to 10pm - £8 Adults £4 Junior - Information 07831 225 602 or 07816 933 420

24th Sat  “10am - 1pm, Christmas Fair at St Peter's Church and The Centre”. Homemade cakes, preserves and crafts.  Tombola, raffles, greetings cards, pre loved stall, cards, books and plants. Children's Christmas activities and games. Refreshments including bacon butties and mince pies. Free Entry.

27th. Tues November – Craig Bullock – “Winter” – Ravenshead Flower Arranging Club, Village Hall – 7.30 pm

27th Tue Ravenshead & Hucknall Ramblers 9.30 am. An easy local walk. Approx. 5 miles. For details contact Allan or Kath 01623 797321.

DECEMBER

2nd Sun Ravenshead & Hucknall Ramblers 9.00 am. West Leake & the Soar Valley. An easy 8 mile winter walk in the south-western corner of Nottinghamshire. Passing through the villages of Zouch, Normanton on Soar & Sutton Bonington. Field paths, quiet roads & riverside walking. Contact Mick or Margaret 0115 9279500.

4th Tue Byron Probus Club, Pre-Christmas Dinner, Portland College

8th Sat Ravenshead & Hucknall Ramblers 9.00 am. Curbar Gap, 8 moderate miles along White Edge, Longshaw & Froggatt Edge. Two short ascents. Contact Dick 01623 794158.

12th   Wed Abbey Gates WI, Christmas Party, Village Hall at 7.30pm. Further info: 472078

13th Thur Byron Probus Club  -  Informal lunch, Portland College, 12.00 for 12.30pm 

14th. Fri "Music at The Hall with Marmalade" £20 - Village Hall 7.15 - Tickets from Adcock Financial or  musicatthehall.co.uk or 07478 499298

17th Mon  Ladies Probus - Christmas Lunch with the Oxton Hand Bell Ringers

18th Sun Ravenshead & Hucknall Ramblers 9.00 am. Mackworth & Markeaton. 6 miles along farm tracks & field paths with a few stiles. Markeaton Brook to Vicar Wood past Kedleston Hall. Return via Meynell Langley passing the remains of Mackworth Castle & All Saints Church. Contact Merv 01623 799007.

19th - Wed  -  Ravenshead WI – ‘Christmas Party’ –  The Centre at St Peter’s at 7.45 pm – Further info: 796103

30th Sun Ravenshead & Hucknall Ramblers 9.00 am. Epperstone – any easy 6 mile (approx.) walk on gently rolling fields & grassy paths. Time to work off some Christmas excess! Contact Brian or Wendy 01623 796444.

JANUARY 2019

5th Sat Ravenshead & Hucknall Ramblers 9.00 am. Worksop Priory. 8.5 miles starting at Worksop Priory then an easy mixed walk through the outskirts of Worksop on country lanes, paths & along the Cuckoo Way to Osberton & Scrofton. Contact Allan or Kath 01623 797321.

9th  Wed Abbey Gates WI, Mind your Motor Manners – a costumed talk as the Hon Mrs Bruce who in 1928 wrote a book to encourage women to drive, Paula Cornwell, Village Hall at 7.30pm. Open meeting, all welcome, tickets at the door for non members Further info: 472078

10th Thur Byron Probus Club  -  Informal lunch, Portland College, 12.00 for 12.30pm 

13th Sun Ravenshead & Hucknall Ramblers 9.00 am. Pleasley Pit Country Park. A local 7 mile amble to walk off the New Year excesses! Contact Carol or Glynne 01623 798102.

16th Wed  -  Ravenshead WI – ‘Votes for Women! Nottinghamshire Suffragists & Suffragettes – Dr Rowena Edlin-White The Centre at St Peter’s at 7.45 pm – Further info: 796103

24th Thur Byron Probus Club  -  Lunch, Portland College,12.00 for 12.30pm.  Speaker;  Graham

Howell, “Bonnie Scotland”

27th Sun Ravenshead & Hucknall Ramblers 9.00 am. Castleton & Peak Forest. A moderate 7 miles on moorland paths & tracks from Castleton through Winnats Pass to Sweetknoll & Peak Forest. Return via Oxlow Rake, Limestone Way & Cave Dale. Contact Merv 01623 799007.

28th Mon  Ladies Probus - Speaker Andy Smart "Journalist for the Nottingham Evening Post"

29th Tue Ravenshead & Hucknall Ramblers 9.30 am. An easy local walk. Approx. 5 miles. For details contact Allan or Kath 01623 797321.

FEBRUARY

2nd Sat Ravenshead & Hucknall Ramblers 9.00 am. Eyam, Stoke Ford & Great Hucklow. A moderate 10 miles walk over moorland & field paths from Eyam heading for Highcliffe, Stoke Ford & Oaks Farm. Over Abney Moor to Great Hucklow, returning via Stanley Moor. Contact Merv 01623 799007.

10th Sun Ravenshead & Hucknall Ramblers 9.00 am. Crich – 7.5 miles through woodland & chase along field paths & canal towpath. Pass the Tram Museum & Sherwood Foresters Monument. Contact Brian or Wendy 01623 796444.

13th    Wed  Abbey Gates WI, Chatsworth Housekeeping Tales, Christine Robinson, Village Hall at 7.30pm. Open meeting, all welcome, tickets at the door for non members Further info: 472078

14th Thur Byron Probus Club  -  Informal lunch, Portland College, 12.00 for 12.30pm 

20th Wed  -  Ravenshead WI – ‘Personal Safety’ – PC Jayne Walters The Centre at St Peter’s at 7.45 pm – Further info: 796103

24th Sun Ravenshead & Hucknall Ramblers 9.00 am. Carlton in Lindrick, Wallingwells, Letwell, Langold, Hodsock Priory & back. 9 gentle miles of farmland, woods, Country Park & hopefully some Snowdrops! Contact Allan or Kath 01623 797321.

25th Mon  Ladies Probus - Speaker Shirley Whitfield "Hats and the Theatre"

26th Tue Ravenshead & Hucknall Ramblers 9.30 am. An easy local walk. Approx. 5 miles. For details contact Allan or Kath on 01623 797321.

28th Thur Byron Probus Club  -  Lunch, Portland College,12.00 for 12.30pm.  Speaker;  Steven Walker, “The Mills of Linby”

MARCH

2nd Sat Ravenshead & Hucknall Ramblers 9.00 am. Ashford in the Water. 8 miles taking in Monsal Head, Monsal Dale, Deep Dale & Sheldon. With two short ascents. Contact Dick 01623 794158.

10th Sun Ravenshead & Hucknall Ramblers 9.00 am. Clay Cross Mining & Five Pits walk. Park Five Pits Trail CP, Hardstoft Road, Pilsley. 7 miles on good surfaced tracks throughout. Contact Merv 01623 799007.

13th   Wed Abbey Gates WI, Annual Meeting [AGM] and Faith Supper, Village Hall at 7.30pm. Further info: 472078

14th Thur. Byron Probus Club  -  Informal lunch, Portland College, 12.00 for 12.30pm 

20th Wed  -  Ravenshead WI – ‘Annual Meeting’ –  The Centre at St Peter’s at 7.45 pm – Further info: 796103

24th Sun Ravenshead & Hucknall Ramblers 9.00 am. Church Warsop, Cuckney, Norton & Hazel Gap. A varied undulating 8.5 mile walk along part of the Robin Hood Way, over fields, along country & green lanes. Contact Mick or Margaret 0115 9279500.

25th Mon   Ladies Probus - Speaker Paul Newsham "Retired Forensic Expert"

26th Tue Ravenshead & Hucknall Ramblers 9.30 am. An easy local walk. Approx. 5 miles. For details contact Allan or Kath on 01623 797321.

28th Thur Byron Probus Club  -  Lunch, Portland College, 12.00 for 12.30pm, followed by Annual

General Meeting 

30th Sat Ravenshead & Hucknall Ramblers 9.00 am. 8 miles around Brinsley, Underwood & Selston. Mostly on grassy footpaths through woods & villages. Passing the ‘King of the Gipsies’ Grave. Contact Geoff or Jill 01623 484636.

APRIL

10th   Wed  Abbey Gates WI, Rags to Riches: Tales from a wardrobe mistress, Judy Colby, Village Hall at 7.30pm. Further info: 472078

11th  Thur  Byron Probus Club  -  Informal lunch, Portland College, 12.00 for 12.30pm 

25th  Thur  Byron Probus Club  -  Lunch, Portland College,12.00 for 12.30pm.  Speaker;  tba

29th Mon  Ladies Probus - A.G.M.

MAY

20th Mon  Ladies Probus - Speaker John Taylor "So you think you are British"

JUNE

24th Mon  Ladies Probus - Speaker John Whitfield "Women Pilots of WW2"

 

 

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