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Maggi Tillotson's Announcements (9)

Former Rambler John Henshaw - Sad News

Some sad news was received this morning, via U3A, that John Henshaw, who used to be a regular walker with Ramblers and went on some of the weekends away, died suddenly at home, “on or around 17th June”.

John was no longer a member of Ramblers but his niece Moya has invited anyone who knew him to attend his funeral at the South Chapel, Woodvale Cemetery, Lewes Road, Brighton at 4.30 this coming Friday, 26th July.

John’s niece has requested no flowers but a small collection will…

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Added by Maggi Tillotson on July 22, 2019 at 14:52 — No Comments

Tomorrow's Walk (Thursday 2 Feb) - Staplefield

Please note that it is quite likely that tomorrow's walk will be cancelled due to the adverse weather (heavy rain forecast during the morning).  Apart from the wet forecast, the walk is in the Weald and therefore likely to be a bit of a quagmire after all the recent rain!

I will however be at Preston Park Station by 9.30am just to confirm the above.

Added by Maggi Tillotson on February 1, 2017 at 10:54 — No Comments

Thursday 4 June - Christ's Hospital Circular

As per the programme, Thursday's walk will start from the Bax Castle pub near Southwater - see below details for getting there. 

From the A24 just north of Buck Barn crossroads, take the first exit signposted Southwater.  On entering the village, turn left immediately after the Cock Inn into Church Lane.  Continue to a T-junction then turn right into Marlpost Road, and right again into Two Mile Ash Road.

With luck, the weather should have improved by Thursday and I look forward…

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Added by Maggi Tillotson on June 1, 2015 at 23:41 — No Comments

Nuthurst Circular - Thursday 2 October

As per the programme we are meeting by the Church which is opposite the Black Horse pub in Nuthurst on Thursday.   I have spoken to the landlord who has agreed that, if you are going to the pub after the walk, you may park in the pub car park.

I'll see you all on Thursday, Regards, Maggi

Added by Maggi Tillotson on September 30, 2014 at 12:30 — No Comments

Wed 27 Aug - Ramblers Ad Hoc get-together to learn how to draw/paint

Join Carol on Wednesday 27 August at 2pm in the Rotunda Café in Preston Park. We will go for a walk around the area, doing some quick sketches [weather permitting] and Carol can give some practical help if needed.  Call 01273 232142 for more info.

Added by Maggi Tillotson on August 20, 2014 at 16:42 — No Comments

Ramblers Art

Join Carol on Tuesday 1st July at the rotunda café, Preston Park, at 9.30. We will go for a walk around the area, doing some quick sketches [weather permitting] and I can give some practical help if needed. call 01273 232142 for more info:

Added by Maggi Tillotson on June 30, 2014 at 12:29 — No Comments

Tues 10 June - Ad-hoc get-togethers to learn about photography/painting/poetry/foraging

A small group of Thursday Ramblers are offering a couple of ad-hoc get-togethers to learn more about photography/painting/poetry/foraging.

If anyone is interested in learning more about their camera and/or taking photos, come and join Maggi at 9.30am on Tuesday 10 June at the Rotunda Cafe, Preston Park.

Added by Maggi Tillotson on June 6, 2014 at 11:24 — No Comments

Slaugham Walk Thursday 29 May

This walk will start as planned in Slaugham village however please note that because of the current road works on the A23, the Slaugham exit off the A23 is currently closed and you will therefore need to take the Warninglid exit and follow the signs to Slaugahm.

I've just checked the weather forecast for tomorrow and it looks as though we may manage a day without rain but a word of warning, if it is absolutely pouring down the walk will be cancelled!!

Look forward to seeing…

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Added by Maggi Tillotson on May 28, 2014 at 9:00 — No Comments

Thursday 23 January - Change of Walk location

Please note that I have changed the start location of Thursday's walk.  The walk will now start at Waterhall Mill, Westdene, Brighton (also known as Patcham Windmill) (TQ290086) and will be followed by a drink/lunch at the Black Lion Pub.

Meet as usual on the East side of Preston Park Station or at the walk start.

Any queries please phone Maggi on 07811 540020

Added by Maggi Tillotson on January 19, 2014 at 13:00 — 2 Comments

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