TRAC Programme November 2011 to March 2012

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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

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Fri 4th Nov Luisa 0113 349 1141
Rothwell Fireworks Spectacular in Springhead Park, followed by supper at Casa Panetta. A small charge will be made to cover costs. Meet at Casa Panetta at 6.45pm. Names by 2nd November please.

Sun 6th Nov Gilworths 01484 420318
Come and kick your way through autumn’s golden gown on a 6 mile walk around Hardcastle Crags. Meet at the NT car park for a 10am start.

Wed 9th Nov Jackie 01924 829096
Chinese buffet meal at The Royale Cantonese restaurant on the A61 at Lofthouse. Meet at the restaurant at 7.30pm. Names by 5th November.

w/e 11th - 13th Nov Christine 0113 282 0739
A weekend based at the National Forest YH. Already booked but space is still available for late additions. Get in touch ASAP if you wish to join us. 

Sun 20th Nov Peter 01924 896495
8 mile walk from Bolton Abbey, followed by a drink and a cake at the Cavendish Pavilion café. Meet at Pontefract at 9am or by the Pavilion at 10.15am.

Sun 27th Nov Rob 01405 862677
Enjoy a change of scenery with a walk in the East Riding of Yorkshire. More details via GroupMail nearer the time.

Wed 30th Nov Liz 01924 255397
Join Liz for a big birthday celebration. We don’t know how big as we would never ask a lady to reveal her age! Venue to be advised later via GroupMail.

Sun 4th Dec Roland 01405 762608
10 mile walk from South Elmsall, visiting the historic village of Hooton Pagnell.

Wed 7th Dec Luisa 0113 349 1141
Join us for a meal followed by a performance of Annie at the West Yorkshire Playhouse in Leeds. Names required by 10th November.

Sun 11th Dec Jackie 01924 829096
Join us for a visit to Clarke Hall near Wakefield, which will be decked out in its Christmas finery. More details to follow via GroupMail nearer the time.

Wed 14th Dec Hewitts 01924 870882
Start the festive season with some mince pies and mulled wine at Hewitt House from 8pm. A small charge will be made to cover costs.

Sun 18th Dec Liz 01924 255397
Let’s go sledging, even if it hasn’t snowed yet! Wrap up warm and join us at Xscape for some slippery fun, followed by a meal. Sledging prices from £11 for adults and £9 for kids. Names by 1st December.

Sun 1st Jan 2012 Jackie 01924 829096
New Year’s Day! Welcome in 2012 with a 6 mile local walk from Stanley Marsh Nature Reserve. Meet at 11am at the reserve car park on Lime Pit Lane at Stanley, Wakefield.

Sun 8th Jan Mark 01924 255397
Start the Wakefield Way with an 8 mile section from Bretton, taking in the Yorkshire Sculpture Park. This just leaves another 67 miles to complete!

Wed 11th Jan Jackie 01924 829096
Meal and social evening at the Thatched House pub. We would welcome your ideas for a new members recruitment campaign. Meet at the Thatched House at 7pm if you wish to dine.

Sun 15th Jan Cary 01977 615648
Join a strenuous walk with Martin to work off some of the girthly gains after the festive feeding frenzy. More details to follow via GroupMail nearer the time.

Sat 21st Jan Damian 0113 349 1141
A train trip to Settle for a 10ish mile walk, passing Jubilee, Victoria and Attermire caves, and visiting Catrigg Force & Scaleber Force waterfalls.

Wed 25th Jan Giles 01924 870882
Burns’ Supper with finest quality haggis, hosted at Hewitt House with catering by Casa Panetta. Arrive from 7.30pm for a wee tipple prior to the main event. A charge will be levied to cover costs.

Sat 28th Jan Neil 01977 552243
Re-energise your mind body & soul with a relaxing massage at Saltaire, or enjoy an easy walk along the canal to the 5 Rise Locks at Bingley, and back. Names for massage required by 20th December.

Sun 5th Feb Gary 01977 677860
Enjoy the Snowdrops at Hodsock Priory Gardens on an easy 5 mile family friendly walk. More details to follow via GroupMail nearer the time.

Wed 8th Feb Luisa 0113 349 1141
Come to the theatre to see Waiting for Godot at the West Yorkshire Playhouse in Leeds, preceded by dinner in the WYP restaurant. Names required no later than 1st December so we can order tickets.

w/e 10th - 12th Feb Jackie 01924 829096
Continuing the thespian theme, why not join us for a playful weekend at Stratford YH? Explore the area and then decide whether or not you still believe that William Shakespeare really did write all those plays.

Sun 19th Feb Steve 01977 661238
Treasure hunt walk around Askham Richard, near York. More details via GroupMail nearer the time.

Wed 22nd Feb Christine 0113 282 0739
Evening tipple & nibble: Enjoy chocolates & wine at Chez Manfields, in the company of our very own chocoholic, from 8pm. Charge to cover costs. Names required one week in advance please. 

Sun 26th Feb Paul 0113 282 0739
Local cycle from Woodlesford rail station with options to suit families and more experienced riders. Further details to follow via GroupMail nearer the time.

Sun 4th Mar Jayne 01924 870882
Amy becomes our youngest walk leader to date on this family friendly amble in the Peak District. More details to follow via GroupMail.

Other forthcoming highlights:

w/e 6th- 9th Apr Luisa 0113 349 1141
Easter weekend: Break out your best tweeds for a long weekend near the border, based at Berwick YH. Dare you venture this far north?

Sun 13th May Roland 01405 762608
Inter-group challenge walk v Leeds YHA Group. 
A timed walk based around a series of clues to be solved, while testing your navigational and strategic decision making skills. More to follow.

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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


HOLIDAY WEEK: 16th - 23rd June 2012
Group Holiday in the scenic beauty of
the Brecon Beacons in south Wales.

WEEKEND: 3rd - 5th August 2012
A summer weekend at the seaside,
staying at Boggle Hole YH near Whitby.
Contact Jayne 01924 870882

WEEKEND: 28th - 30th September 2012
Birthday weekend at Eyam YH in the
glorious Peak District… includes our AGM.
Contact Jackie 01924 829096


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