TRAC Programme to July 2013 to October 2013

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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


Wed 3rd Jul Luisa 0113 282 8622 
An evening visit to Temple Newsam, followed by a meal at Moreno's Moroccan restaurant. Meet in the bottom car park at Temple Newsam at 7pm. Names in advance please.

Sun 7th Jul Damian 0113 282 8622
Red kite spotting on a butterfly walk around Eccup Reservoir and Harewood estate. 13 miles with shorter options available. 10am start from Alwoodley Lane.

Sat 13th Jul The Gilworths 01484 420318 
5 mile walk along the River Ouse near York. 10am start from the green in Nun Monkton. Option for an afternoon visit to York Harness Racing (£10 admission).

Wed 17th Jul Luisa 0113 282 8622
 5½ mile walk from Rothwell, taking in a section of the Leeds Country Way. 7pm start from Springhead Park car park.

Sat 20th Jul Jayne 01924 870882 
An active afternoon windsurfing or canoeing at Pugneys near Wakefield. Please respond ASAP as spaces are limited and pre-booking is required. Cost from £7 per person.

Sun 28th Jul Peter 01924 896495 
Strenuous but scenic 10 mile walk from Reeth to Langthwaite in Swaledale, with Beer en route. Meet at 10.30am at Reeth.

Wed 31st Jul Jackie 01924 829096 
A short evening walk around Stanley Nature Reserve. Meet at 7.30pm at the car park on Lime Pit Lane.

Sun 4th Aug Roland 01405 762608 
Take part in our Silver Jubilee croquet championship at the Percy Arms in Airmyn from 1.30pm. Call 01405 780792 to book a pub lunch or bring your own picnic. Names required by 3rd August to enable the tournament draw to be made.

Sat 10th Aug Damian 0113 282 8622 
Eat lots of cake and still lose weight! Join us for a delicious Yorkshire treat on our 18 mile Betty's Way walk, visiting three Betty's tea-rooms en route. A shorter option may be available. More details to follow via GroupMail nearer the time.

Wed 14th Aug Paul 0113 282 0739 
5 mile walk around the new St. Aidan's RSPB reserve near Swillington. Meet at the car park at the end of Fleet Lane, Woodlesford for a prompt 7pm start.

Sun 18th Aug Peter 01924 896495 
A pleasant 10 mile walk from Thixendale to Wharram Percy in the Yorkshire Wolds. Meet at 10am in Thixendale.

Sun 25th Aug Luisa 0113 282 8622 
Join us for a stroll through Middleton Park to visit the Middleton Railway Festival of Transport. Ride on or even drive a steam train. Charges apply. 10am start.

Wed 28th Aug Peter 01924 896495
A short walk from the Navigation Inn, Calder Grove, near Wakefield. Meet at 7:30pm. Bring a torch as it will get dark before we finish! Post-walk refreshments available.

Sat 31st Aug Neil 01977 552243 
Full day cycle (circa 40 miles), mainly on very quiet minor roads, taking in Selby Abbey and some delightfully flat East Yorkshire countryside. Contact Neil for further information including meeting details.

Sun 8th Sep Jayne 01924 870882 
A lazy Sunday afternoon listening to music on the lawn at Nostell Priory. Garden admission charge applies for the music. Contact Jayne for meeting arrangements.

Tue 10th Sep Peter 01924 896495 
Join Peter at The New Wheatsheaf Inn near Castleford, to celebrate a special occasion. Booking required, so please let Peter know by 1st September if you will be joining him.

Sun 15th Sep Paul 0113 282 0739 
A day out on the Tissington Cycle Trail in Derbyshire. Bike hire available. The trail is also suitable for easy walking. Contact Paul for more details.

Sat 21st Sep Liz 01924 255397 
2 - 2½ hour easy circular walk from Sandal Castle and along the canal to the Navigation Inn for refreshments (again!). 1.30pm start from Sandal Castle car park.

Sat 21st Sep: TRAC’s 25th BIRTHDAY PARTY
 Join us for our party at Pontefract Town Hall to celebrate an amazing quarter of a century of TRAC.
Meet past & present members, enjoy live music and dance the night away. Food & drinks available.
Contact Jackie on 01924 829096 to purchase tickets.

Sun 22nd Sep The Gilworths 01484 420318 
The morning after the night before: Take a short walk from Langsett Reservoir to clear your head after last night's party! Meet at Langsett barn car park (GR 210004) at 10.30am.

Wed 25th Sep Neil & Kerry 01977 552243 
Tenpin bowling at Xscape, Castleford. Please let us know by 20th September if you wish to play (charges apply). Start time will be advised once we have made the booking.

Fri 27th - Sun 29th Sep Jackie 01924 829096

  Join us for a weekend at Losehill YH in Castleton to celebrate our silver jubilee.  With plenty of options for walking or sightseeing and with our AGM taking place on Saturday evening. Already booked, but contact Jackie on 01924 829096 if you would like to join us. 

Sun 6th Oct Wendy 01977 794045 
10 mile perambulation around Pontefract's perimeter. Meet at 9.30am at the Tesco car park in Pontefract.

Wed 9th Oct Giles 01924 870882 
Meal and social evening at the Thatched House pub. Meet at 7pm if you wish to dine or from 9pm for the quiz. Please let Giles know in advance if you plan to join us.

Sat 12th Oct The Gilworths 01484 420318 
A walk from Marsden, returning to the musical extravaganza that is the Marsden Jazz Festival. Call Bob & Gill for more information or to express your interest as soon as possible.

Sun 13th Oct Mark 01924 255397
Wakefield Way (part 5): Stanley Ferry to Kirkthorpe. Meet at 9.30am at the Ferryboat Inn car park.

Sun 20th Oct The Hewitts 01924 870882 
5 mile family friendly walk from Wentworth, with an option for a pub lunch afterwards in the village. 10am start from Wentworth Garden Centre car park.

Wed 23rd Oct Jackie 01924 829096 
Film night at Cineworld, Xscape. Film options & times to be advised via GroupMail nearer the time.

Sat 26th Oct Damian 0113 282 8622 
A historic 7½ mile walk from Bardsey, travelling back a thousand years to explore a Roman site en route. Meet at the Bingley Arms, said to be England's oldest inn, from 11.45am for a pre-walk drink and brunch.

Sun 3rd Nov Luisa 0113 282 8622 
Enjoy the annual Fireworks Spectacular in Springhead Park, Rothwell, followed by supper at Casa Panetta (charge applies). Names required by 30th October please.

More to follow via GroupMail  nearer the time 
or contact the organiser for further information.

21st - 26th Nov: Le grand voyage 
Join us for a fabulous long weekend in Paris, travelling from Leeds by train. Advance booking required so early contact is strongly advised. 
Contact Luisa on 0113 282 8622

February 2014: Weekend in Haworth 
Enjoy a weekend in Bronte country. Take a trip on a steam train, visit the museum or a quaint café, or take in the stunning scenery on a local walk, 
Contact Luisa on 0113 282 8622

May 2014: A week long holiday in rural Kent 
Expressions of interest ASAP please. 
Target price £120pp for a week in a high specification cottage, 
Contact Damian on 0113 282 8622


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.

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