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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.

11th Tues Garden Society. ‘Hardy Planter’s Winter Survival Kit’  Don Witton. 7.45pm St Peter’s Church Lounge.  Details 794694

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.

8th Tues Garden Society. ‘The Drunken Botanist’ Tracey Akehurst. 7.45pm St Peter’s Church Lounge.  Details 794694

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.

12th Tues Garden Society. ‘St Anns Allotments’  John Parker. 7.45pm St Peter’s Church Lounge.  Details 794694

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.

26th  Tues, Annual General Meeting, followed by demonstration by  Rebecca Newell, “Goodbye Jack Frost” – Village Hall,7.30 pm – Ravenshead Flower Club.

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.

12th Tues Garden Society. AGM 7.30pm St Peter’s Church Lounge followed by ‘The Two Counties’ Ted Grey. Details 794694

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.

26th   Tues, Joan Woodhead,  “Picture this ……”  – Village Hall,7.30 pm – Ravenshead Flower Club

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

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

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.

30th  Tues, Rachel Poole, “Forage, Weave, Create” – Village Hall, 7.30 pm – Ravenshead Flower Club

MAY

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

21st  Tues Elaine Bedford, “Walking the Dogs” – Village Hall, 7.30 pm – Ravenshead Flower Club

JUNE

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

25th Tues  Jonathan Moseley, “A Golden Moment in Time” – Village Hall, 7.30 pm – Ravenshead Flower Club

JULY

30th  Tues Lynne Sharp, “Car Boot Collection Part 2” – Village Hall, 7.30 pm – Ravenshead Flower Clu

AUGUST

20th Tues  Sue Spencer, “This is Me” – Village Hall, 7.30 pm – Ravenshead Flower Club

SEPTEMBER

24th  Tues  Gill Mills – “A New Lease of Life”, 7.30 pm – Ravenshead Flower Club

OCTOBER

29th Tues Lucy Richardson – “Dales Life”, 7.30 pm – Ravenshead Flower Club

NOVEMBER

26th Tuesday, Derek Armstrong – “All that Glitters is Not Gold” – 7.30 pm – Ravenshead Flower Club

 

 

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