Sunday, 31 March 2019

Walk Parwich 31/03/2019

Paul and Pam D. led a walk around Parwich 13 miles (no photos or stories yet)

Cycle Llandudno W/E 30 to 31/03/2019

Christine S. helped organise a cycling w/e in Llandudno. Following designated Sustrans routes. mostly route 5. Saturday night saw us all meet for meal. 12 SWOG and SWAG members enjoyed a fine weekend.


Friday, 29 March 2019

Pub night Foodie Friday 29/03/2019

In a change to the published program Paul & Pam D. changed pub night from Bock Bier Café to Foodie Friday in Stockport Market Place.

Bakers Vaults - Stockport

Wednesday, 27 March 2019

Talk Underground killer 27/03/2019

At Hazel Grove Civic Hall 20:00hrs 27/03/2019. Geoff Barton (pen name) (formerly D.I. Geoff Platt of London Metropolitan Police) gave a talk with computer photo projector about Keiran Patrick Kelly the serial killer.

Sunday, 24 March 2019

Walk Monyash 24/03/2019

Chris S. led a walk from Monyash Sunday 24/03/2019 5 or 6 or 9 miles.

Walk Route, Using White peak Explorer map OL24….START 10:30hrs. From village centre
SE. past, ducking pond, leave the Limestone way SSE at and along Derby Lane, after 2 miles (we find the Cube/Dice stone sculpture) then NNE. Cales Farm, Cales Dale, One Ash Grange Farm.
The rest ENE. did careful  descent into Lathkill Dale!!!!
The rest NNE. through 2 Haddon Grove Farms, Green Lane, Sheldon Village (The Cock and Pullet Pub was visited) E. then SW. back to Monyash.
In Monyash village the old church, the old smithy tea shop and The Bulls Head were visited.
25 members and 2 dogs enjoyed a clear sunny day marred slightly by a strong cold wind.

Cock & Pullet, Sheldon
The Cock and Pullet Sheldon
St Leonard, Monyash
St. Leonards Church Monyash

Bull's Head, Monyash
the Bulls Head Monyash

Friday, 22 March 2019

Pub Night The Arden Arms 22/03/2019

Colin and Helen hosted a pub night 20:30hrs 22/03/2019 at the Arden Arms Stockport.

Arden Arms - Stockport

Wednesday, 20 March 2019

Talk Castleton Garland 20/03/2019

At Hazel Grove Civic Hall 20:00hrs 20/03/2019, Frank Pollard gave a talk with video film projector
about the history of the Castleton Garland festival held mid week late May every year.

Sunday, 17 March 2019

Walk 17/03/2019 Tideswell

In a change to the published program (due to same walk routes to SWOG walk on 24/02/2019) , Cary led a walk from Tideswell S. Millers Dale E. Litton Mill  S. then E. again following the contours above Water-Cum-Jolly Dale to join Monsall trail Up to Monsall Head for lunch, pub and café. Then down onto Monsall Viaduct again W. to Brushfield , High Dale , Priestcliffe N. to Nature reserve , Monsall trail, Millers Dale Station, Stepping stones across Monksdale, N. Limestone Way E. back to Tideswell. Some decided to have a curry on the way back. 10 members enjoyed very varied weather wind, sun, sleet, hail, snow, 11 miles.

Fountain square Tideswell

Water Vole Sculpture Millers Dale

Above Litton Mill

Stepping Stone Monks Dale

Friday, 15 March 2019

Pub Night the Angel Inn 15/03/2019

At 20:30hrs 15/03/2019 Colin & Helen hosted a pub night at the Angel Inn at Stockport Market place. This used to be Seven Miles out , before that it was Chafes Solicitors, before that something else & 70 years ago it was sterangely THE ANGEL!!!!

Thursday, 14 March 2019

Walk Poynton 14/03/2019

In a change to the published program (Brian B. was ill) Peter H. stepped up to lead a Thursday walk around Poynton.

Wednesday, 13 March 2019

Talk Tattons 13/03/2019

At Hazel Grove Civic Hall 20:00hrs. Wednesday 13/09/2019. Richard Jackson gave a talk with computer photo projector about the Tatton Family, aristocrat history, his and their connections to Wythenshawe hall.

Wythenshawe hall before the fire in March 2016

Sunday, 10 March 2019

Walk 10/03/2019 Bollington Cancelled

Jane W. cancelled the walk (she was ill) others were reluctant to step in due to very bad weather forcast  i.e. ….rain, gales, snow, ice, hail, roads closed etc.

Friday, 8 March 2019

Pub Night Ye Olde Admiral Rodney 08/03/2019

Chris & Janet H. hosted a pub night 20:30hrs. Friday 08/03/2019 at Ye Olde Admiral Rodney at Prestbury.

Wednesday, 6 March 2019

Talk Caribean Cruise 06/03/2019

At Hazel Grove Civic Hall 20:00hrs. Wednesday 06/03/2019 John H. gave a talk with computer photo projector about his P & O cruise in the Caribbean.

Sunday, 3 March 2019

Walk Parbold 03/03/2019

03/03/2019 Phil W. led a walk around Parbold Wigan. (NO PHOTOS YET ??)

Friday, 1 March 2019

Pub Night The Bulls Head Poynton 01/03/2019

20:30hrs 01/03/2019, Sue and Peter H. hosted a pub night at the Bulls Head Poynton.

Bulls Head