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Ravenshead History

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EVENTS DIARY
 

 

 

MAY
30th. Tue Ravenshead & Hucknall Ramblers 9.30 am. An easy local walk. Approx. 5 miles. For details contact Allan or Kath 01623 797321.
JUNE
3rd./4th. Sat/Sun Hidden Valley Art Trail with Kris Mercer & Guests - 39 Milton Drive, Ravenshead. Free Entry to see some fascinating pictures 
3rd. Sat Robin Hood Way Group 10.00 am. A circular 6.5 mile walk starting from Portland College, visiting Blidworth. Meet & start of walk from College Café car park. All welcome. Contact Allan 01623 797321.
4th. Sun Ravenshead & Hucknall Ramblers 9.00 am. An 8.5 mile (approx.) walk starting from Carsington, taking in Middleton Top & Wirksworth. One steady ascent onto the High Peak Trail. Contact Glynne or Carol 01623 798102.
8th.  Thur  Byron Probus Club  -  Informal  lunch, Portland College, 12.00 for 12.30pm
10th. Sat Ravenshead & Hucknall Ramblers 9.00 am. Heage Windmill, 8.5 miles. Cromford Canal followed by a gradual climb to the windmill. Through Nether Heage to Belper. Back to Ambergate via the Derwent Valley Heritage Trail. Contact Merv 01623 799007.
14th. Wed Ravenshead 55+ Club - Outing to Carsington Water - details 798713 or 793639
14th. Wed – Abbey Gates WI, Armchair Pilates with Caroline Ashby, Ravenshead Village Hall, 7.30pm. Further info 491607
9th. Fri "Travelin' Man" Ricky Nelson Tribute £15 - Village Hall 7.30 - Tickets from Adock Financial or  musicatthehall.co.uk
18th. Sun Ravenshead & Hucknall Ramblers 9.00 am. 10.5 mile (approx.) circular walk over relatively easy terrain, on field paths, tracks & country lanes. Starting from Ticknall, skirting Calke Park, Staunton Hall, Wilson & Melbourne. Contact Brian or Wendy 01623 796444.
20th. Sat Ravenshead Reds Open Day and Fair - 10am to 4pm at the Leisure Centre - Lots for all the family
21st. - Wed  -  Ravenshead WI – ‘Birthday Party’ – The Centre at St Peter’s at 7.45 pm – Further info: 751307
22nd. Thur  Byron Probus Club  -  Lunch, Portland College,12.00 for 12.30pm.  Speaker; Anne    Featherstone, “Music Hall Singers and their Songs”   
27th. Tue Ravenshead & Hucknall Ramblers 9.30 am. An easy local walk. Approx. 5 miles. For details contact Allan or Kath on 01623 797321.
26th. Mon Ravenshead Ladies Probus - "Footpads, Kings and Highwaymen" Ian Morgan
27th. Tues – Zoe Podmore, “A Turn of the Page” - Village Hall, 7.30 pm – Ravenshead Flower Club.
30th. SOS Fashion Show in aid of Elsie - All Saits Centre, Huthwaite. - Tickets £5 from Brenda Sibley on 01623 796103
JULY
2nd. Sun Ravenshead & Hucknall Ramblers 9.00am. Fairly easy 7.5 mile walk from Bakewell to Little Longstone, returning via the Monsal Trail. Field paths & tracks. Pay & Display Car Park at Bakewell. Contact Anne 01623 794479.
8th. Sat Ravenshead & Hucknall Ramblers 9.00 am. From Darley Bridge, passing near Birchover, Youlgreave, Robin Hoods Stride & Winster Market House. 10 miles of undulating woodland, farmland & country lanes. Contact Barry 01623 798813.
8th. Sat Bl;idworth Metodist Church, 10.30 - 12 noon Coffee and Cob
12th. Wed – Abbey Gates WI, History of the Red Cross with John Coulthurst, Ravenshead Village Hall, 7.30pm. Further info 491607
12th.  Wed  Ravenshead 55+ Club - "A Nursing Career" a talk by Wendy Davison - Church
Lounge 2.00pm - details 798713 or 793639
13th. Thur  Byron Probus Club  -  Informal  lunch, Portland College, 12.00 for 12.30pm 
16th.  Thurs  Ravenshead Flower Club presents an "Open Garden" 11 Kirkby Road, Ravenshead. Entrance £3.00 - Enjoy the garden and various stalls
16th. Sun Ravenshead & Hucknall Ramblers 9.40 am. Linear 7 mile (approx.) walk from Pleasley to Glapwell. Pronto bus from Newstead Abbey Gates at 9.40 am. Walk via Outgang Lane, Stoney Houghton, Roseland Wood, Palterton to Glapwell. Pronto bus return. Contact Frances 07765 575407.
19th. - Wed  -  Ravenshead WI – ‘The Chilwell Canary Girls’ - Patrick Ashcroft - The Centre at St Peter’s at 7.45 pm – Further info: 751307
19th. Wed  Byron Probus Club  -  Midsummer Dinner, Portland College.
25th. Tues – Lynne Sharpe, “Car Boot Collection” - Village Hall, 7.30 pm – Ravenshead Flower Club.
25th. Tue Ravenshead & Hucknall Ramblers 9.30 am. An easy local walk. Approx. 5 miles. For details contact Allan or Kath on 01623 797321.
30th. Sun Ravenshead & Hucknall Ramblers 9.00 am. Wirksworth to Duffield. 9 mile linear walk via Shottle & Farnah Green mostly on the Midshires Way. Return by steam train (hopefully), on the Ecclesbourne Valley Railway (£7). Contact Mick or Margaret 0115 9279500.
AUGUST
5th. Sat Ravenshead & Hucknall Ramblers 9.00 am. Tuxford visiting Milton, West & East Markham. 8 miles (approx.) mixture of field paths, quiet roads & lanes. Contact Allan or Kath 01623 797321.
10th. Thu  Byron Probus Club  -  Informal  lunch, Portland College, 12.00 for 12.30pm 
13th. Sun Ravenshead & Hucknall Ramblers 9.00 am. 7 miles, Middleton by Youlgreave, Gratton Dale, Long Dale & back to Middleton. Contact Dick 01623 794158.
16th. - Wed  -  Ravenshead WI – ‘Social Activities and Fun Night’ - The Centre at St Peter’s at 7.45 pm – Further info: 751307
19th. Sat Ravenshead & Hucknall Ramblers 9.00 am. From Wetton, 7 miles (approx.) across undulating fields with views over the Manifold Valley. Steep descent to the Manifold Track, return to Wetton, via a steady climb. Optional detour to Thor’s Cave. Contact Brian or Wendy 01623 796444.
22nd. Tues – Judi Cripps, “Variation on a Theme” - Village Hall, 7.30 pm – Ravenshead Flower Club.
29th. Tue Ravenshead & Hucknall Ramblers 9.30 am. An easy local walk. Approx. 5 miles. For details contact Allan or Kath on 01623 797321.
SEPTEMBER
1st. Fri "The Duncan McFarlane Band"  £12 - Village Hall 7.30 - Tickets from Adock Financial or  musicatthehall.co.uk
3rd. Sun Ravenshead & Hucknall Ramblers 9.00 am. Heather walk. Longshaw Lodge, Surprise Rocks, Hathersage Edge & Burbage Bridge. Pleasant 7.5 mile (approx.) moorland walk with good ‘purple’ views – not strenuous. Options at finish – tea rooms at Longshaw or Fox House Pub! Contact Barry 01623 798813.
9th. Sat Ravenshead & Hucknall Ramblers 9.00 am. The Derby Canal – through the hamlet of Great Wilne to Draycott. 9.25 miles following the Derby Canal & River Derwent to Ambaston. Flat walking over field paths & quiet lanes. Contact Merv 01623 799007.
13th. Wed –Abbey Gates WI, The Mitford Family with John Whitfield, Ravenshead Village Hall, 7.30pm. Further info 491607
14th. Thur   Byron Probus Club  -  Informal  lunch, Portland College, 12.00 for 12.30pm 
15th. Fri "The Haley Sister & Jester B"  £14 - Village Hall 7.30 - Tickets from Adock Financial or  musicatthehall.co.uk
17th. Sun Ravenshead & Hucknall Ramblers 9.00 am. Stanage Edge, 9 mile walk from Hathersage to North Lees Hall walking below the edge to Crow Chin. Then follow the edge top to Fiddlers Elbow. Descend via Callow Bank & Dale Bottom to Hathersage. Field paths, lanes & moorland. Contact Merv 01623 799007.
20th. - Wed  -  Ravenshead WI – ‘Belly Dancing – Talk, demo and participation’ – Gaynor Fairweather - The Centre at St Peter’s at 7.45 pm – Further info: 751307
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 – Paula Routledge and Jade Loftus (from Floral Media), “Coast to Coast” - Village Hall, 7.30 pm – Ravenshead Flower Club.
28th. Thur   Byron Probus Club  -  Lunch, Portland College,12.00 for 12.30pm.  Speaker;  Roy Wain, “Gold, Silver, Bronze (and other Metals)”
OCTOBER
7th. Sat  Walk in the Woods and Soup Lunch.  Rotary and Inner Wheel Clubs.     Contact Bob or Sandra Jackson 01623 793978
7th. Sat - Blidworth Methodist Church, 10.15am, Body Shop Coffee Morning £1.50
11th. Wed –Abbey Gates WI, Fish and Chip supper and Bring and Buy [ticket entry only], Ravenshead Village Hall, 7.30pm. Further info 491607
12th. Thur  Byron Probus Club  -  Informal lunch, Portland College, 12.00 for 12.30pm 
13th. Fri "The Ragdolls Jersey Boys Tribute" £18 - Village Hall 7.30 - Tickets from Adock Financial or  musicatthehall.co.uk
26th. Thur  Byron Probus Club  -  Lunch, Coxmoor Golf Club, 12.00 for 12.30pm.  Speaker; Alan Paul, “Two Canals” 
31st. Tues – Alison Glover – “You Never Know” - Village Hall, 7.30 pm – Ravenshead Flower Club.
NOVEMBER
8th. Wed –Abbey Gates WI, The Workhouse Story Tellers, Ravenshead Village Hall, 7.30pm. Further info 491607
9th. Thur  Byron Probus Club  -  Informal  lunch, Portland College, 12.00 for 12.30pm 
10th. The White Stetson presents A Charity Night with The Blue Horizon Festival Band featuring Emma Fisk on Violin - Village Hall 7.30 for 8.18pm - Tickets from 07710 461 709 proceeds to British Heart Floundation and The John Eastwood Hospice.
23th. Thur  Byron Probus Club  -  Lunch, Portland College,12.00 for 12.30pm.  Speaker;  Maureen Baker, “Nottinghamshire Buildings Preservation Trust” 
28th. Tues – Diane Fair – “Christmas is Coming” - Village Hall, 7.30 pm – Ravenshead Flower Club.
DECEMBER
5th. Tue  Byron Probus Club, Christmas Dinner, Portland College
13th. Wed –Abbey Gates WI, Christmas Party and Faith Supper, Ravenshead Village Hall, 7.30pm. Further info 491607
14th. Thur  Byron Probus Club  -  Informal lunch, Portland College, 12.00 for 12.3
15th. Fri "Music at The Hall Christmas Party with Marmalade" £20 - Village Hall 7.30 - Tickets from Adock Financial or  musicatthehall.co.uk
JANUARY
10th. Wed –Abbey Gates WI, India’s Wildlife and Culture with Peter Jones, Ravenshead Village Hall, 7.30pm. Further info 491607
11th. Thur Byron Probus Club  -  Informal lunch, Portland College, 12.00 for 12.30pm 
25th Thu Byron Probus Club  -  Lunch, Portland College,12.00 for 12.30pm.  Speaker;  Chris Weir, “Local Secrets, Mysteries and Curiosities” 
FEBRUARY
8th. Thur  Byron Probus Club  -  Informal lunch, Portland College, 12.00 for 12.30pm 
22nd. Thur  Byron Probus Club  -  Lunch, Portland College,12.00 for 12.30pm.  Speaker;  Alan Beale, “The Electricity Generating Industry” 
14th. Wed –Abbey Gates WI, Country Markets with Joyce McDonald, Ravenshead Village Hall, 7.30pm. Further info 491607
MARCH
8th. Thur  Byron Probus Club  -  Informal lunch, Portland College, 12.00 for 12.30pm 
14th. Wed –Abbey Gates WI, AGM and Faith Supper, Ravenshead Village Hall, 7.30pm. Further info 491607
22nd. Thur  Byron Probus Club  -  Lunch, Portland College, 12.00 for 12.30pm, followed by Annual General Meeting
APRIL
11th. Wed –Abbey Gates WI, 3 Corner Eggstravaganza, Ravenshead Village Hall, 7.30pm. Further info 4916

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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