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August 2012 Announcements (17)

Sunday 2nd September Polegate to East Dean Circular

 

This is a 12 mile circular starting from Polegate station at 10am.  Train from Bton leaves at 9.29 change at Lewes.

Lunch stop is in East Dean ( approx 1hr ) for picnic, pub or coffee shop

 

Look forward to seeing those wishing a longer leg stretch, on sunday

 

Terry

 

Added by Terry Brown on August 29, 2012 at 12:05 — No Comments

One More Impromptu Evening Walk This Wednesday - East Chiltington Circular - 6.45pm Preston Park

Hi all, one more impromptu evening walk this Wednesday evening to enjoy the

last of the summer fading evening light. It will be 3+1/2 mile circular around East Chiltington. Meet at the South side of Preston Park (Rose Garden by the Rotunda cafe) with cars at 6.45pm , we'll leave promptly to start the walk at the Jolly Sportsman at just after 7pm. We'll enjoy a drink in the pub afterwards. Hope you can make it.

Clive (Joint walk with…

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Added by Clive Holt on August 28, 2012 at 8:39 — No Comments

Tomorrow's walk - Sat 25 August - Isle of Wight

The Isle of Wight walk tomorrow is the one postponed from July 14th and this time the walk will go ahead, despite the forecast of showers in the morning.  Pub lunch at Bembridge followed by coastal path back to Ryde.  Buy day return to Brading ( includes ferry).  Catch 9.03am train to Portsmouth Harbour ( 9.06 from Hove)  Meet Brighton Station at 8.45am.

Geoff

Added by Geoffrey James on August 24, 2012 at 8:52 — No Comments

Impromptu evening walk ,Wednesday 22nd August , meet 6.45pm at Preston Park, or 7pm at Royal Oak , Poynings

Hi there, since there has been some interest in at least one more evening walk this summer , I'm going to lead an additional evening walk of approx 3 1/2 miles on Wednesday evening starting from Poynings. It will commence from the Royal Oak at Poynings at 7pm, ascend Newtimber Hill , cross the Open Access land to Saddlescombe , skirt round Devil's Dyke , before descending down the Dyke itself back into Poynings where we'll finish with a drink (yeah and probably some cheesecake as well!) in…

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Added by Clive Holt on August 21, 2012 at 1:18 — No Comments

20-40's walk Sunday 26th August, AFTERNOON ONLY, Firle

A shorter, afternoon walk up from Firle on to the downs and then along back via Charleston. 

 Due to the start time of 1.30 at the level there is NO pub lunch - so please arrive fed!  Alternatively you can meet at the start point - village car park in Firle just before 2pm (please let me know so I don't miss you/in case of any late changes).

Options for refreshments at Charleston or pub late in walk.  

Please bring a cars if you have…

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Added by Nick Malyon on August 20, 2012 at 20:01 — No Comments

Hay Walking Festival 2012

 

Dear Brighton & Hove Ramblers

 

Tickets go on sale for the second annual Hay-on-Wye Walking festival

 

A walking festival that’s set to run for a second year with new themed and quirky walks…

 

This October, Hay-on-Wye welcomes its second annual walking festival,…

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Added by Brighton and Hove Ramblers on August 19, 2012 at 12:00 — No Comments

Sunrise Walk for Winstons Wish

Hi there

 

I am writing from Winston’s Wish, the charity for bereaved children, and was wondering if any of your members would be interested in taking part in our Sunrise Walk on 23rd September?

 

I have attached some information below for members.  Any help that you may be able to offer in helping to promote the walk in support of Winston’s Wish would be wonderful as…

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Added by Brighton and Hove Ramblers on August 19, 2012 at 12:00 — No Comments

Fancy dress fun tomorrow

Hi all

Just a reminder that tomorrow's walk has a fancy dress twist. You don't have to go to town but it would be great if you got involved in whatever way you choose.


See you at the level at 10am.

Tor

Added by Tor Goldfield on August 18, 2012 at 7:56 — 1 Comment

Friston Forest Walk 19 August

Just a reminder that the 40s/50s/etc walk this Sunday will be a circular starting from the visitor centre in the forest carpark at Cuckmere Haven. To get there by bus we are starting at 9.30am at bus stop E in Churchill Square (outside M&S) to catch the 13X. The forecast is good, so bring plenty of water. Some of the time we will be in the forest but we will also take in the river and some open downland. Lunch is at Alfriston. Hope to see you there!

Added by Helen McLaren on August 16, 2012 at 19:52 — No Comments

Spirit of the age

Did you know...?

 

Oxford university has ammended its age-old dress code to allow cross dressing at formal events.Students have to wear smart clothes, known as SUBFUSC under their gowns for exams,some formal dinners and matriculation.

But following a request by the university's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trns and Queer society, these rules will be loosend.

allowing male students to wear Skirts and Stockings, and

Female students to don suits…

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Added by Dan Sena on August 15, 2012 at 22:55 — No Comments

Fresh Air workshop - Tuesday evening - Aug 21st 7pm Marlborough Theatre 4 Princes Street

Personality Workshop with Charlotte Austin - Charisma & Communication (minus the cheese!). 

Let your personality shine through, build inner confidence and exude charisma.

Charlotte Austin has dedicated her life to studying human behaviour, identifying what makes successful people great and deconstructing their thoughts, attitudes and behaviours to provide others with the insight and tools to achieve positive results.

When interviewed by The BBC about what she does…

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Added by Karen Macmillan on August 15, 2012 at 16:49 — No Comments

Evening walk, tonight 15th August, Firle

Just a reminder that the walk tonight meets at the earlier time of 6.30 at Preston Park (or 6.45 Village car park in Firle - see map http://www.ramblers.co.uk/walksfinder/walkInfo.php?id=335389)

If the forecast is right the rain will have stopped by then and should be a good walk followed by drinks in Ram at Firle at the end

Nick for Clare T

Added by Nick Malyon on August 15, 2012 at 9:51 — No Comments

Sunday 12 Aug. Amberley Circular

Meet at The Level for 10 am departure (cars required for lifts to the start point). We should then be setting off from Amberley at about 10.45 am. Meet by the school which is about 100 metres along the road into Amberley after you turn off the B2139.

Added by Keith Day on August 11, 2012 at 15:28 — No Comments

Exceat to Beachy Head, 19th Aug

Hello fellow Ramblers

As some of you know, I've decided to add a fancy dress twist to my Exceat-Beachy Head walk next Sunday (19th).

There's no specific theme, and you can be as restrained or as crazy as you like, but do get involved and add some element of fun and frippery to your normal walking gear. Charles, for example, has agreed to wear a tutu, so I'm sure you're all as excited about that prospect as I am.

Hope to see you all on the…

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Added by Tor Goldfield on August 10, 2012 at 18:49 — 2 Comments

Fulking - Revisited!!

Hi All,

The Wednesday evening walk this week will be a revisit to Fulking.

The walk will be different to the one last week taking in Edburton hill and Fulking.

Meet at the south end of Preston Park (by the rose garden) at 7pm.

Fingers crossed that the weather improves!!!

Justin.

Added by Justin Foulser on August 7, 2012 at 23:45 — No Comments

Walk Ten - for Marie Curie

 

Hello there Brighton and Hove Ramblers!

 

I am contacting your group to see whether you would like to take part or support us with a fantastic walking event at Midhurst, West Sussex. 

A 10km twilight walk through the Cowdray Estate on Sunday 2nd September. 

Please see…

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Added by Brighton and Hove Ramblers on August 3, 2012 at 19:00 — No Comments

Beachy Head 20s-40s circular walk & optional Towner Gallery visit this Sunday (5th August)

Sorry, I seem to be really greedy with leading walks at the moment. After the re-run of my Fulking-Poynings eve walk on Wed night, I'm rather indulgently leading another walk this Sunday, the 20s-40s Beachy Head circular walk. It starts at the car park (by the Pedestrian Crossing) on the Beachy Head Road just East of the Beachy Head Hotel and will be a 6 mile circular.

We will then drive into Eastbourne for a pub/picnic lunch and a visit to the Towner Contemporary Art Gallery for the…

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Added by Clive Holt on August 3, 2012 at 9:18 — No Comments

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