PROGRAMME 2013

If any member wishes to lead an event on a free date, or if you have an idea for an event, please contact Peter Gamble.

The vast majority of events are open to newcomers - please contact Peter (on 01992 573638 or 07960 205 921) or Ken (on 020 8524 3960) for details of times/places, etc.

As the programme is prepared 3 months in advance, the printed programme can be subject to additions/changes. Watch for updates.

Updates

Thurs.24th Nov: Changed to RODINGS RALLY clues night. Bit of brainwork required!

Suday 29th Dec: (EXTRA) Walk along the River Ching. Meet 10:45am at Morrison's car park, Chingford Road. Contact Paul F for details.

 

JANUARY

Tuesday 1st

NEW YEAR'S DAY WALK. Meet Loughton Station 10:00am

 
Thursday 3rd BRING & BUY SALE. Bring the stuff you don't want & buy some more. Cliff
Saturday 5th       Pantomime ROBIN HOOD at the Greenwich Theatre. Must book early. Pam
Thursday 10th PROGRAMME PLANNING. If possible e-mail before tonight. Maz
Saturday 12th BRAMBLE BASH. Tidy the grounds around the hut. Gloves, old clothes & gardening tools required. Jim
Thursday 17th DRESSAGE Lynne

Saturday 19th

WALK including the THAMES CABLE CAR (£3.20 with Oyster card).

Peter 

Thursday 24th BURN'S NIGHT. Ken & Ian G
Saturday 26th WORK DAY IN EPPING FOREST Ian G
Thursday 31st ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING. Jim
     

FEBRUARY

Sunday 3rd A walk from Epping to Wanstead

Ian G.

Thursday 7th The Jelly Baby Games (for those with no sense of the ridiculous, this is a killer) Trevor
Saturday 9th Valentines Meal (limited spaces) Ian G.
Sunday 10th Badminton Val.
Thursday 14th Skittles Cliff
Friday 15th, Saturday 16th, Sunday 17th Cambridge YHA Ian G.
Thursday 21st Cheese, Wine and 40s music Ian G.
Saturday 23rd Local Walk Ken
Sunday 24th Copped Hall Work Party. 9.45 at the gates Maz
Thursday 28th Quiz Peter

MARCH

Saturday 2nd Essex Pub Walk from Arkesden via Clavering. 5.5 miles Ian S.
Thursday 7th Who am I? Eileen
Saturday 9th 10-Pin Bowling. Eating afterwards Fred
Sunday 10th Walk, Hampton Court to Richmond. 8 miles alongside the Thames Sue C.
Thursday 14th Balloon Volley Ball Ann
Saturday 16th Badminton Val.
Thursday 21st Words and Music evening Pam
Sunday 24th Practical Work session helping to tidy up the Eagle Pond Ian G.
Thursday 28th Chees, Wine and Chat  
Friday 29th March to Monday 1st April Walking Weekend at Shearings Hotel, Weymouth Ken

APRIL

Thursday 4th Programme Planning. Ideas required for the future programme Maz.
Saturday 6th Evening Walk from Copped Hall followed by Fish and Chip supper. Gates at 6pm Peter
Sunday 7th William Morris Gallery, Walthamstow. Louise and Madeleine

Thursday 11th

Pictionary Quiz Parviz
Friday 12th to Sunday 14th Canterbury YHA Ian G.
Thursday 18th Charades Eileen
Saturday 20th Walk via the Thames Cable Car. (£3.20 with Oyster Card) Peter
Thursday 25th Quiz evening Julie and Sue S.
Saturday 27th Barnes Wetland Centre Peter
Saturday 28th Cycle Ride in the Lea Valley Park Parviz

MAY

Thursday 2nd HOT SANDWICH - a game not involving food Parviz
Friday 3rd - Monday 6th CASTLETON YHA  - walking weekend in tthe Peak District Eileen

or Saturday 4th

or Sunday 5th

SWAINES GREEN FAYRE, Epping

WALK in Wanstead Park

 

Ian G

Thursday 9th Bring BOARD GAMES and fun Dave
Friday 10th - Monday 13th BERWICK 0N TWEED walking weekend Ken
Thursday 16th PERK UP WITH PARVIZ Parviz
Saturday 18th ESSEX WALK Ian S.
Sunday 19th VALENTINES MANSION tour Susan B.
Thursday 23rd MYSTERY EVENING Ian S.
Saturday 25th EVENING WALK. Epping Station at 6pm Peter G.
Sunday 26th CYCLE RIDE in Epping Forest Ian G.
Sunday 26th alternative OPEN DAY at COPPED HALL. 11am - 4pm. Maz
Thursday 30th SKITTLES Cliff

JUNE

Saturday 1st

10 pin BOWLING Fred
Sunday 2nd WALK in Wanstead Park Ian G
Thursday 6th BOULE evening. Bring French? cheese & wine  
Sunday 9th WORK PARTY at Chigwell Riding Trust, 10am Maz
Thursday 13th GAMES on Christchurch Green Peter
Saturday 15th GUIDE DOGS Open Day, Woodford. 11am to 5pm. £1.50 Fred
Sunday 16th WALK BrADWELL, Essex Peter
Thursday 20th VOLLEY BALL, outdoors unless wet Ann
Saturday 22nd to Saturday 29th WICKLOW. Ireland Eileen
Sunday 23rd HERTS HOBBLE Challenge walks 26.5 or 16.5 miles. Must book in advance. Sue C
Sunday 23rd alternative CYCLE RIDE Ian G
Sunday 23rd addition 12th NIGHT at Copped Hall Maz
Thursday 27th PROGRAMME PLANNING - ideas in advance, please, where poss. Maz
Saturday 29th LEIGH-ON-SEA FOLK FESTIVAL  
Sunday 30th CHARITY WALK or CYCLE RIDE at Ipswich  

JULY

Thursday 4th INDEPENDENCE DAY BARBECUE. Bring food & drink. Peter G
Saturday 6th YHA WEEKEND, to be decided Ian G.
or Saturday 6th REDBRIDGE ORCHESTRA at Copped Hall Peter B
Sunday 7th CHIGWELL RIDING TRUST open day Maz
Thursdat 11th PICTIONARY Parviz
Saturday 13th WALK incorporating POLESDEN LACEY HOUSE, Dorking. Susan B
Sunday 14th HIGHLAND GATHERING! Harpenden Lions.  
Thursday 18th RODINGS RALLY. Find out how it works. Peter G

Saturday 20th

Sunday 21st

WALK on the North Downs Way. 12 miles.

CYCLE RIDE

Ken

Ian G

Thursday 25th Thinking caps on for general knowledge QUIZ. Fred
Saturday 27th BADMINTON Val

AUGUST

Thursday 1st QUIZ - more brainwork Peter

Friday 2nd to Sunday 4th

 

 

CAMPING at HIGH BEACH. Set up Fri eve.

Sat. Walk and practise navigating to fixed points. 6pm barbecue. Bring food & drink.

Sun. Checkpoint plotting 10am. 

Ian G & Peter

 

 

Thursday 8th

TEAM WORD GAME

Jenefer

Saturday 10th

Evening jazz at Copped Hall.

Maz
Thursday 15th

WALK from hut 8pm, viewing local guerrilla work!

Marian

Saturday 17th

EVENING WALK

Peter
Sunday18th BIKE RIDE Ian G

Thursday 22nd

CHEESE WINE & CHAT

 

Friday 23rd to Monday 26th

Or Sunday 25th

Or Sunday 25th

WALKING in North Wales, staying at BANGOR UNIVERSITY.

WALK. Hampton Court or Richmond ending at Steins outdoor beer & sausage garden.

OPEN DAY at COPPED HALL.

Ken

Sue & Jim

 

Thursday 29th

SKITTLES

Cliff

Saturday 31st

CHECKPOINT PLOTTING. 10am Chingford golf course cafe.

Peter

 SEPTEMBER

Sunday 1st WALK Amina & Madeleine
Thursday 5th BEETLE DRIVE Cliff

Saturday 7th

OFF-ROAD CYCLE RIDE

Ian S.

Sunday 8th SWIMMING at Loughton Pool. Cliff
Thursday 12th TALK on BATS by outside speaker Susan B

Saturday 14th

Sunday 15th

EPPING FOREST WALK

WANSTEAD FESTIVAL, setting up our stall from 9am.

Sue S &  Jill V

Peter

Thursday 19th BERMUDA slide show. Tony F
Sunday 22nd CHECKPOINT PLOTTING. 10am at Chingford golf course cafe Peter
Thursday 26th PICTIONARY Parviz

Saturday 28th to Sunday 29th

or Sunday 29th

CAMPING W/E, location to be announced

CYCLE RIDE

Ian S

Ian G

OCTOBER

Thursday 3rd PROGRAMME PLANNING. Lots of ideas, please. Maz 

Saturday 5th

Sunday 6th

BADMINTON

WALKING in EPPING FOREST with tape & compass

Val

Peter

Thursday 10th NURSE JIM with a test to see if you are still alive! Jim

Saturday 12th

Sunday 13th

WALK in Hertfordshire, plus visit to SHAW'S CORNER

APPLE DAY at COPPED HALL 11am to 4pm

Lynne & Fozi

Maz

Thursday17th GAMES NIGHT Dave
Saturday 19th Visit to HINDU TEMPLE at Neasden Maz
Sunday 20th BLOOMSBURY FESTIVAL walk Jacky
Thursday 24th KEEP FIT with Parviz Parviz

Friday 25th to Sunday 27th

or Saturday 26th

BATH YHA weekend

BLACKWATER MARATHON - 26, 18 or 13 miles, walk or run - your choice!

Ian G

Sue C

Thursday 31st HALLOWE'EN PARTY  

 NOVEMBER

Saturday 2nd

Sunday 3rd             

KEW GARDENS

Marking in checkpoints for RODINGS RALLY 

Susan B

Peter

Thursday 7th CHEESE, WINE, SPARKLERS & MUSIC by PLAYNE NUTZ. Dave T

Saturday 9th

Sunday 10th

More checkpoint marking for RODINGS RALLY if required.

Westbourne River WALK, Paddington to Battersea Park, 5.5 miles.

Peter

Pam

Thursday 14th RODINGS RALLY BRIEFING. What, NO job on the night?, See Maz. Peter

Saturday 16th

Sunday 17th

RODINGS RALLY. PLEASE KEEP THIS DATE FREE - All help required. Village Hall opens 2pm. Meal 5pm. Please be on time.

After breakfast, CLEAN UP HALL and take away all equipment and rubbish.

Peter, Sue C, Ann
Thursday 21st RODING RALLY DEBRIEFING and equipment sort out. Your input is how we improve future rallies. Peter

Saturday 23rd

Sunday 24th 

BADMINTON

WALK in South Kensington.

Val

Ian G

Thursday 28th CHEESE, WINE & 40's MUSIC. Ian G
Saturday 30th HMS PINAFORE at Kenneth More Theatre, Ilford Dave T

DECEMBER

Thursday 5th KEEP FIT Parviz
Saturday 7th CHRISTMAS MEAL at the Toby Carvery, Buckhurst Hill. Val
Sunday 8th CAROL CONCERT & NATIVITY, 3:30pm at Chigwell Riding Trust. Punch & mince pies. Wear warm clothes. Maz
Thursday 12th PROGRAMME PLANNING. We'd like more pre-planning, please. If possible e-mail in advance.   Maz
Saturday 14th  10 PIN BOWLING. Fred
Sunday15th CHRISTMAS LIGHTS WALK Ian G      
Thurs 19th CHRISTMAS PARTY. Bring food, drink & happiness.  

Sat 21st

Sun 22nd 

Free weekend.  
Wed 25th HAPPY CHRISTMAS EVERYONE.  
Thurs 26th Hall closed. No meeting.   

Sat 28th

Sun 29th

Free weekend