Wednesday, 31 January 2018

Talk Antiques/trash/treasure Quiz 31/01/2018

At Hazel Grove Civic Hall 20:00hrs 31/01/2018, Christina L. hosted a quiz/talk about vintage, antiques, trash, treasure.


Sunday, 28 January 2018

Walk Macclesfield Forest 28/01/2018

Sue and Pete H. led a walk from Langley through Macclesfield forest over Shutlingsloe, Wildboarclough, Greenway Bridge, Oakenclough, Hanging Gate, Gritstone Trail, North, return finishing with drink at The Leathers' Smithy Pub. 7 miles, 26 members .


in Macclesfield Forest

on top of Shutlingsloe

Leather's Smithy


Saturday, 27 January 2018

Manchester Beer festival 27/01/2018

No Pub night 26/01/2018 because Paul and Pam meeted and greeted SWOG members at the Manchester Beer festival 27/01/2018.




Wednesday, 24 January 2018

Talk Kinder Mountain Rescue 24/01/2018

At Hazel Grove Civic Hall 20:00hrs 24/01/2018. Howard Taylor gave a talk with computer photo projector about Kinder Mountain Rescue Team.



Sunday, 21 January 2018

Walk Holmfirth 21/01/2018 cancelled

Due to adverse weather and concern that access and exit roads to and from Holmfirth would be closed, Harvey and Graham B. decided to cancel this walk...

Friday, 19 January 2018

Pub night the Samuel Oldknow 19/01/2018

Jack M hosted a pub night 20:30hrs 19/01/2018 at the Samuel Oldknow pub on Market street Marple.

Samuel Oldknow

Wednesday, 17 January 2018

Talk Man in the Iron Mask 17/01/2018

At Hazel Grove Civic Hall 20:00hrs 17/01/2018 Jim Williams gave a talk with computer photo projector about the man in the iron mask.


Sunday, 14 January 2018

Walk Kinder 14/01/2018

Steve H. led a winter walk on Kinder 14/01/2018

Friday, 12 January 2018

Pub Night Petersgate tap 12/01/2018

John H. hosted a pub night 20:30 hrs. 12/01/2018.  at the Petersgate Tap Stockport. 12/01/2018

Petersgate Tap - Stockport

Thursday, 11 January 2018

Walk Longshaw 11/01/2018

Sue E. led a Thursday walk around Longshaw and Padley gorge 7miles.


Wednesday, 10 January 2018

Talk Milan to Nice 10/01/2018

At Hazel Grove Civic Hall 20:00hrs 10/01/2018. Phil W. gave a talk with computer photo projector about a trip from Milan to Nice.


Sunday, 7 January 2018

Walk Mam Tor 07/01/2018

Thanks to Geoff S. for standing up and leading this walk at short notice. Chris H. sending his apologies for not being able to lead due to gas fitters. This was a clear, sunny but very cold windy day with some slippery ground.

Mam Tor to Hollins cross.

Trig point at Mam Tor

Trig point at Mam Tor



layers or road at Mam Tor land slip area

Friday, 5 January 2018

Disco Sale 05/01/2018

At Sale Masonic Hall 19:30hrs. 05/01/2018. Helen W. a member of SWOG and SWAG organised a disco with the profits going to Mountain Rescue Teams.

Wednesday, 3 January 2018

Talks various 03/01/2018

At Hazel Grove Civic Hall 20:00hrs 03/01/2018. Several members gave short talks with computer photo projector about events during 2017. At about 21:30hrs some of us visited the Wilfred Wood V.C. Weatherspoon's pub.


Wilfred Wood - Hazel Grove

Monday, 1 January 2018

Weekend Keswick new year 2018

Colin and Helen organised a weekend over the 29/12/2017-01/01/2018 New Year at Keswick. Most members stayed at Keswick YHA. Others at B&Bs, a Campervan and day drive ins.  Various walks, pubs, meals, bands, shopping, birthdays were enjoyed.
Ashness bridge

Derwentwater looking north to Bassenthwaite

Castlerigg stone circle


A hostel meal

Abbots bay on Derwentwater looking at Skiddaw