TRAC Programme November 2009 to February 2010

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All events may be subject to change, please check first. 
Please confirm attendance with event organiser and request / offer car share.
Fuel contributions are expected at 25p per mile per car from passengers sharing cars.  
New Members are Welcome at Any Event

Sun 1st Nov - Giles 01924 870882 
A walk from Hebden Bridge over Heptonstall Moor to the Pack Horse and back including some Pennine Way. 12-15 miles. Meet at Thatched House 08:00.

Thu 5th Nov - Luisa 0113 282 8622 
Rothwell Fireworks Spectacular in Springhead Park, followed by supper at Casa Panetta. A small charge will be levied to cover catering costs. Contact Luisa to advise of attendance (for catering purposes).

W/E 6th - 8th Nov - Cary 01977 615648 
Spend a weekend in London doing touristy stuff and perhaps taking in a show, with opportunities to get that Christmas shopping done early.

Sun 15th Nov - Paul 0113 282 0739 
An 8 mile walk taking in the delights of Beamsley Beacon, Hazlewood & Storiths. Play with the trains and have tea and cake at Buffers Cafe in Storiths at the halfway point. Contact Paul for more details.

Wed 18th Nov - Peter 01924 896495 
Join us for a night at the cinema at Xscape. Details of timings and film will be advised via Groupmail.

Sun 22nd Nov - Jago 0789 0001924 
Join the warden at Nostell Priory where we will go hunting in the woods for Rhododendrons. Once we find these wily opponents, we will rip them apart and burn them. All in the name of responsible estate management, of course.

Sun 29th Nov - Wendy 01977 794045 
Local-ish walk, about 10ish miles, setting off about 10.00am …ish. Further details will be circulated nearer the time via Groupmail.

Wed 2nd Dec - Jackie 01924 829096 
Enjoy some Christmas Food at the Thatched House followed by the pub quiz. Meet at 7.00pm. Names to Jackie by 29th Nov please for pre-booking.

Sun 6th Dec - Roland 01405 762608 
Mystery Walk. Start from Grimethorpe at 9.00am. More details nearer the time via Groupmail.

Wed 9th Dec - Luisa 0113 282 8622 
It’s Pantomime time at the WYP in central Leeds to see The Secret Garden. Oh yes it is! Contact Luisa ASAP if you would like to join us.

Sun 13th Dec - Jackie 01924 829096 
Visit the Christmas Market and explore the Owl Trail in Leeds. Contact Jackie for further details.

Wed 16th Dec - Luisa 0113 282 8622 
Mint spies and Mull twine at the recently refurbished Casa Panetta. Bring your own tipple of choice. A small charge may be made to cover catering costs. Please contact Luisa to advise of your attendance.

Sun 20th Dec - Giles 01924 870882 
Christmas Chatsworth. Enjoy a walk in the grounds and see the house decked out in festive garb. Note that admission charges will apply (details and prices can be seen at Please advise Giles by 6th Dec if you would like to join us.

Wed 30th Dec - Damian 0113 282 8622 
Twixt the festive days, a stroll around the grounds of Fountains Abbey to burn off some of those excess Xmas calories. Admission charges will apply. More details via Groupmail nearer the time.

Sun 3rd Jan - Peter 01924 896495 
Happy New Year! Show your resolve with a short walk of approximately 5 miles around Bretton Park. Contact Peter for further details.

Sun 10th Jan - Rob 01405 862677 
The first proper walk of ’10. 10 miles somewhere in the east, subject to weather conditions (and rugby matches). Details will be circulated via Groupmail.

Wed 13th Jan - Donna 01405 862677 
Mystery meal. Venue to be advised, most likely at Xscape in Castleford. Full details nearer the time.

Sun 17th Jan - Wendy 01977 794045 
A cultural visit to Leeds City Museum (free entry). See Leeds’ own tiger & mummy and dig for fossils. Meet at the entrance at 11am.

Sun 24th Jan - Luisa 0113 282 8622 
A mystery walk of around 8 miles. More details will be circulated via Groupmail.

Wed 27th Jan - Cary 01977 615648 
Join an Artwalk around Wakefield. Admire local artists’ work hanging at various venues around the city. Starting at 7pm at the Arthouse on Drury Lane.

Sat 30th Jan - Cary 01977 615648 
Join Martin for a 10 mile walk in Wharfedale. Meet at Tesco Pontefract at 8.30am.

W/E 5th - 7th Feb - Christine 0113 282 0739
Enjoy a weekend at Hawkshead Youth Hostel near Windermere in the Lake District. We’ll be spoilt for choice for walks and alternative activities.

Wed 10th Feb - Jackie 01924 829096
Social night & pub quiz at the Thatched House Pub, with the option of a meal before-hand.

Sun 14th Feb - Roland 01405 762608
Join a heart-warming 7½ mile Valentine’s Day walk from Kettlewell, followed by tea & cake! 10am start.

Sun 21st Feb - Luisa 0113 282 8622
Go cosmic and try the ultimate anti-ageing treatment by cycling at 10 times the speed of light through the solar system, effectively finishing before you set off. Cycle hire is available at £15-18 for the day. Further info can be found at

Wed 24th Feb - Neil 01977 552243
10-pin bowling at Xscape. Pre-booking advised, so please advise Neil by 16th Feb if you intend to play.

Sun 28th Feb - Jayne 01924 870882
Family day out at Oakwell Hall, near Birstall. More info nearer the time, via Groupmail.

Sun 7th Mar - Mark 01924 255397
Which witch is which? Pendle Hill family friendly walk with our junior walk leader, Emma. Contact Mark for further details.

Advisory note. It is the responsibility of all participants to satisfy themselves that they are sufficiently fit and adequately attired for any event. Personal accident insurance is the responsibility of each individual.

Advance Notices/Weekends Away

EASTER 2010 (2nd - 5th April)
Stay at Melrose YH and enjoy the stunning
scenery of the Scottish Borders region.
Contact Damian on 0113 282 8622 

A week on the idyllic Isle of Wight in a beautifully
converted chapel. 1 double room still available as at 28th October. When it’s gone… it’s gone!
Contact Luisa ASAP on 0113 282 8622

WEEKEND 17th - 18th July 2010
A weekend at Woody’s Top YH. Perfect for exploring Lincoln, Mablethorpe or Skegness.
Contact Mark on 01924 255397


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