ASSOCIATION OF FRIENDS OF CANNOCK CHASE

NEW PROGRAMME

PROGRAMME FOR 2018/EARLY 2019

Walk References
 
P  Photographic Section Meetings.
All members are welcome to take part.
 
*  Easy walks
 
** Moderate walks
 
*** Longer/more difficult walks

2018

APRIL

Sat 14th Bell pits at Beau Desert. Meet at Castle Ring car park Cannock Wood at 2:30 pm. Leaders Carol & Mary.

Distance 2-3 miles **



PSat 21st Stowe by Chartley Village & Church. Meet at the Church at 2:30 pm. Leader William, visit.


Sat 28th Litter Pick at Marquis Drive Visitor Centre at 10 am. Work until Noon, litter picks etc. provided.

MAY

Sat 12th Fair Oak Valley and Coal Mine. Meet at the Marquis Drive Visitor Centre at 2:30 pm 

(small car parking charge). Leader Trevor 3-4 mile ***


PSat 19th Pendeford Mill Nature Reserve. Meet at the Reserve off Wobaston Road at 2 pm. 

Leader Mick. 

Distance approx 2 miles *

JUNE

Sat 9th Summer Canal walk. Meet at Milford Common (off A513) at 2:30 pm. (small car parking charge). 

Leader William. Distance 4 miles **

Fri 15th Listening for Nightjars. Meet at White House car park Penkridge Bank Road at 9 pm. Bring a torch. 

Leader Dave, distance approx 2 miles**

PSat 16th A look at Gentleshaw Common. Meet at The Windmill Inn Gentleshaw at 2:30 pm. 

Leader Jeff. Distance approx 2 miles **

July

Sat 14th The Tackeroo & Brocton Coppice followed by a picnic at the Hut. Meet at the Friends Hut Broc Hill at 2:30 pm. Bring your own picnic. Drinks provided. 

Leader June. Distance approx 3-4 miles**

Fri 20th Quiz Night A charity event to raise funds for the Friends of Cannock Chase. 

Meet at the Ashmole Club, Hammerwich for 8 pm start.

PSat 21st Repton Village & Church. Meet at St. Wystan's Church Repton (north of Burton on Trent) at 2:30 pm

Leaders Jillian and June. Visit and village walk.*

August

Sat 4th A look at Wolseley Wildlife Centre in summer. Meet at the Centre at 2:30 pm.

Leader Phil. Distance approx 2 miles*

PSat 18th A visit to Alrewas National Memorial Arboretum. Meet at the entrance to the Arboretum at 2:30 pm.

Leader Paul. Visit*

September

Sat 1st Litter Pick. Details as per 28th April.

Sat 15th South Street and Racecourse Plantation. Meet at Penkridge Bank Car park at 2:30 pm.

Leader Trevor. Distance 3-4 miles***

PSat 22nd Early autumn in Hatherton Estates. Meet at Fulmoor Lodge (off B5012) at 2:30 pm.

Leader Eddy. Distance 3-4 miles***

October

PSat 13th Aldersley Canal. Meet at the Aldersley Leisure Village at 2:30 pm.

Leader Mick. Distance approx 3 miles**

Sat 20th Down Memory Lane. Meet at the Friends Hut, Broc Hill, Milford at 2:30 pm for a walk around Brocton.

Then back to the Hut for a hot drink. Leader Trevor Distance approx 2 miles**

Note Most Events From Now Start at 2 pm Unless Otherwise Stated

November

PSat 3rd Photographic AGM at 7 Field Street, Cannock WS11 5QP at 2 pm.

Sat 10th Tidying the Hut & grounds. Then ways to use fir cones for Christmas decorations. 

Meet at The Hut, Broc Hill, at 10:30 am. Hot soup provided.

Sat 17th Remembering. Meet at the boulder Stone car park, Chase Road at 10:30 am. 

Leader Jillian. Distance approx 3 miles**

December

Sat 1st Christmas Meal at Beau Desert Golf Club. Meet at 12 noon. 

£10.00 deposit per person with booking by 20th October

Sat 29th Twixt and Tween at Chasewater. Meet at Chasewater Visitor Centre at 2 pm. (car parking charge). 

Leader Paul. Distance approx 2-3 miles**

2019

January

Sat 19th Lichfield Tree Trail. Meet at Lichfield Cathedral at 2 pm. 

Leader June. Distance approx 1 mile*

PSat 26th Social Gathering at Hatherton Parish Rooms at 2 pm. Photo's quiz and a natter over tea and cake.

February

Sat 16th Historic Uttoxeter. Meet in the Market Place Uttoxeter at 2 pm. 

Leader June. Distance approx 1 mile*

PSat 23rd Calf Heath Reservoir. Meet at the Reservoir at 2 pm. 

Leader Jillian. Distance approx 1-3 miles*

March

Sat 16th Hednesford Park & Hills. Meet at the cafe in Hednesford Park at 2 pm. 

Leader John. Distance approx 3 miles***

PSat 23rd Castle Ring vistas. Meet at Castle Ring car park Cannock Wood at 2 pm. 

Leader June. Distance approx 2 miles**

Sat 30th AGM at the John O'Leary Centre, Marquis Drive Visitor Centre at 2 pm



 




Walk References
 
P  Photographic Section Meetings.
All members are welcome to take part.
 
*  Easy walks
 
** Moderate walks
 
*** Longer/more difficult walks








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