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OCTOBER

26th. Sun Ravenshead & Hucknall Ramblers 9.00 am. An easy 7 mile walk around Linacre Reservoirs. Mainly woodland and some farmland. Contact Barry on 01623 798813

28th. Tue Ravenshead & Hucknall Ramblers 9.30 am. An easy local walk. Approx 5 miles Contact Allan or Kath on 01623 797321

28th. Tues - Social Evening - Village Hall, 7.30pm, Ravenshead Flower Arranging Group

November 25th Tues - Lee Berrill, "Christmas Delights" - Village Hall, 7.30pm, Ravenshead Flower Arranging Group

NOVEMBER

1st.  Sat Ravenshead & Hucknall Ramblers 9.00 am. Win Hill. A moderate 5.25 mile walk on easy paths with one steep muddy ascent. Contact Merv 01623 799007

7th. Sun  Christmas Carol Concert – 2.30pm – Tickets £7.50  inc Mince pie & Mulled wine from 07921 192 319

8th. Sat Build a Breakfast 10.30am-1pm - Blidworth Methodist Church

9th. Sun Ravenshead & Hucknall Ramblers 9.00 am. A relatively easy 8 mile walk from Tideswell, taking in Litton, Tansley Dale, Cressbrook Dale and Millers Dale. Contact Dick 01623 794158

11th. Tues Garden Society. ‘Hardwick Hall Gardens & Landscapes’ National Trust Speaker. 7.45pm St Peter’s Church Lounge.  Details 794694

12th. Wed Platinum Hair Open Evenening – Discounts- Gifts – Demonstrations – 01623 797846

12th. Wed  AGM - Ravenshead 55+ Club - Church Lounge 2.00pm - details  798713 or 793639

12th.  Wed Abbey Gates WI, Interior Design 1950-1960’s - Hilary Warren McCaughey, Village Hall at 7.30pm. Further info: 491607

14th. Fri "Creagan & Co"- at The Village Hall. 7.30 p.m. for 8.15 pm. Tickets 402891

19th – Wed – Ravenshead WI – ‘Every Picture tells a Story’ – David Darby – Trinity Centrepoint Methodist Church, Kirkby-in-Ashfield at 7.45 pm – Further info: 799019

21st. Fri Abbey Gates School Christmas Fair – Join us 3pm to 5pm All welcome

21st Fri Ravenshead & Hucknall Ramblers AGM 7.30 pm at the Village Hall. Followed by a social get-together, all members and friends are cordially invited (Bar, refreshments and short Talk by HF leader). Contact Brian 01623 796444

23rd Sun Ravenshead & Hucknall Ramblers 9.00 am. An easy, relatively flat 8.25 mile walk from Ockbrook passing through Locko Park and Dale Abbey. Mostly on good tracks and field paths. Contact Mick or Margaret on 0115 9279500

25th Tue Ravenshead & Hucknall Ramblers 9.30 am. An easy local walk. Approx 5 miles Contact Allan or Kath on 01623 797321

27th Thurs Talk on The Making of a Teacher, Byron Probus, Ravenshead at Portland College  12:00 noon

29th Sat Ravenshead & Hucknall Ramblers 9.00 am. Sutton Bonnington – West Leake circular. An interesting 6 mile walk through villages and rural scenery in the Trent Valley. Contact Ian on 01623 797104

30th. Sun Ravenshead Pre-School Playgroup – Childrens Christmas Craft Morning – 10am to 12 noon

DECEMBER

7th Sun Ravenshead & Hucknall Ramblers 10.00 am. Castleton. A 7 to 10 mile walk, route and length dependent on the weather. Enjoy the Christmas lights after the walk and perhaps a meal in one of the village pubs!  Contact Barry on 01623 798813

9th. Tues Garden Society. ‘A Seasonal Cornucopia – Flora, Food & Folklore’ Tracey Akehurst. 7.45pm St Peter’s Church Lounge.  Details 794694

10th. Wed Abbey Gates WI, Christmas Party, Village Hall at 7.30pm. Further info: 491607

10th. Wed Ravenshead 55+ Club - Christmas Party at Kighill Farm - 12 noon for 12.30 - details 

798713 or 793639

17th. Wed – Ravenshead WI – Christmas Party – Trinity Centrepoint  Methodist Church, Kirkby-in-Ashfield at 7.45 pm – Further info: 799019

19th. Fri "The Blue Horizon Christmas Show"- at The Village Hall. 7.30 p.m. for 8.15 pm. Tickets 402891

28th Sun Ravenshead & Hucknall Ramblers 9.30 am. Walk off the Christmas pudding and cake with an easy 5.5 mile walk from Rufford Country Park! Fairly level walking on field paths. Contact Merv on 01623 799007

JANUARY 2015

 

9th. Fri "The Haley Sisters & Jon J Paul"- at The Village Hall. 7.30 p.m. for 8.15 pm. Tickets 402891

11th Sun Ravenshead & Hucknall Ramblers 9.00 am. A gentle 8 mile ramble around a quiet corner of Nottinghamshire in the area of Caunton, Maplebeck and Winkburn. Field paths, tracks and some arable fields. Contact Brian or Wendy on 01623 796444

13th. Tues Garden Society. ‘From the Atacama Desert to the Amazon’ Alan Browne 7.45pm St Peter’s Church Lounge.  Details 794694

14th. Wed Abbey Gates WI, Red Wine Tasting, Village Hall at 7.30pm. Further info: 491607

17th Sat Ravenshead & Hucknall Ramblers 9.00 am. Rowsley, Darley Bridge and Derwent Valley. Moderate 8.5 mile walk with the main climb at the start from Rowsley. Moor, field and riverside walking. Contact Allan or Kath 01623 797321

21st – Wed – Ravenshead WI – ‘The work of ACWW’ – Helen Crowder (ACWW Rep) - Trinity Centrepoint Methodist Church, Kirkby-in-Ashfield  at 7.45 pm – Further info: 799019

22nd Thurs Talk on A Life in Garden Centres, Byron Probus, Ravenshead at Portland College  12:00 noon

25th Sun Ravenshead & Hucknall Ramblers 9.00 am. Local 7 to 10 mile winter walk (dependent on the weather) from Ravenshead. Taking in Kighill, Newstead Abbey, Thieves Wood and Fountaindale. Contact Barry 01623 798813

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

31st Sat Ravenshead & Hucknall Ramblers 7.00 pm. Annual Dinner Ramsdale Golf Club. Open to all members and friends. More details from Hazel on 01623 793286

FEBRUARY

1st Sun Notts. Area Ramblers AGM. To be held at the YHA Sherwood Forest Edwinstowe. Details from Brian 01623 796444

8th Sun Ravenshead & Hucknall Ramblers 9.00 am. An easy 5 to 7 mile winter walk somewhere in Derbyshire. Contact Hazel on 01623 793286

10th. Tues Garden Society. ‘All New Britain Beautiful’ Ted Grey 7.45pm St Peter’s Church Lounge.  Details 794694

11th. Wed Abbey Gates WI, LCPH Homeopath and Alternative Medicines - Wendy Jackson, Village Hall at 7.30pm. Further info: 491607

13th. Fri "Desert Wind"- at The Village Hall. 7.30 p.m. for 8.15 pm. Tickets 402891

14th Sat Ravenshead & Hucknall Ramblers 9.00 am. An easy 8 mile winter walk from Attenborough. Taking in the Nature Reserve and a stroll alongside the river Trent. Contact Pete on 0115 9634996

18th – Wed – Ravenshead WI – ‘On with the Show’ (County Show Newark) – Jenny Bailey (Notts Federation Treasurer) - at 7.45 pm – Further info: 799019

22nd Sun Ravenshead & Hucknall Ramblers 9.00 am. An easy 6 mile walk from Ingleby passing Foremark and the hamlet of Milton. Indulge in a pub lunch afterwards at The John Thompson Inn & Micro Brewery (carvery £8.95). Contact Wendy by 8th if you wish to dine. Contact Brian or Wendy on 01623 796444

24th Tue Ravenshead & Hucknall Ramblers 9.30 am. An easy local walk. Approx 5 miles Contact Allan or Kath on 01623 797321

26th Thurs a Talk by Charles Bushell, Prison Governor, Byron Probus, Ravenshead at Portland College 12:00 noon

MARCH

8th Sun Ravenshead & Hucknall Ramblers 9.00 am. An easy 7 mile (approx.) walk from Mapperley village (near Ilkeston), through woodland and fields. Contact Anne on 01623 794479

10th. Tues Garden Society. AGM 7.30pm St Peter’s Church Lounge followed by ‘Colour in the Spring Garden’ Dan O’Neil and Nigel Britton Southwell Garden Centre.  Details 794694

11th. Wed Abbey Gates WI, Annual Meeting [AGM] and Faith Supper, Village Hall at 7.30pm. Further info: 491607

13th. Fri "Gary Perkins, Daniel Martin & The Collection"- at The Village Hall. 7.30 p.m. for 8.15 pm. Tickets 402891

14th Sat Ravenshead & Hucknall Ramblers 9.00 am. An easy 6 mile Vale of Belvoir walk. Including the two quaint villages of Hose and Harby, with a pleasant stretch on the Grantham Canal. Contact Geoff or Jill 01623 484636

18th  – Wed – Ravenshead WI -  Annual Meeting - at 7.45 pm – Further info: 799019

22nd Sun Ravenshead & Hucknall Ramblers 9.00 am. Seal Edge. A challenging 6.5 mile walk mover exposed moorland above the Snake Road. Contact Merv 01623 799007

31st Tue Ravenshead & Hucknall Ramblers 9.30 am. An easy local walk. Approx 5 miles Contact Allan or Kath on 01623 797321

APRIL

8th. Wed Abbey Gates WI, All the World’s a Stage: Close encounters with famous people - Sue Mallinson, Village Hall at 7.30pm. Further info: 491607

10th. Fri "The Toy Hearts"- at The Village Hall. 7.30 p.m. for 8.15 pm. Tickets 402891

12th Sun Ravenshead & Hucknall Ramblers 9.00 am. A moderate 7.75 mile walk from Eyam. Taking in Stoney Middleton and Calver. Contact Geoff or Jackie on 0115 9635768

18th Sat Ravenshead & Hucknall Ramblers 9.00 am. A strenuous 8.5 mile walk, with 1680 feet of ascent from Longnor. Including Hollinsclough, Fough, Chrome Hill and Earl Sterndale. Contact Jeff on 01623 237350

26th Sun Ravenshead & Hucknall Ramblers 9.00 am. Bluebell Walk! Taking in Church Warsop, Cuckney Hay Woods, Whaley Thorns and Nether Langwith. Moderate 8.5 mile walk, with a mixture of fields, woods, lanes and old railway tracks. Hoping for the same stunning display as last year! Contact Allan or Kath on 01623 797321

28th Tue Ravenshead & Hucknall Ramblers 9.30 am. An easy local walk. Approx 5 miles Contact Allan or Kath on 01623 797321

MAY

8th. Fri "Albert Lee & Hogans Heroes"- at The Village Hall. 7.30 p.m. for 8.15 pm. Tickets 402891