EVENTS PROGRAMME

All dates below are correct but venues may change so please check here for updates.

PRACTICE MEET VENUES

PLEASE NOTE for sat nav users :- The postcodes given are those of the nearest properties to our working sites not the actual site itself – but they are not far away.

  • ROUND HILL FARM, DOBCROSS  OL3 5QG (Lark Hill Road)
  • RIDGE FARM, RIDGE LANE, DIGGLE  OL3 5LR
  • BURNEDGE BENT FARM, BURNEDGE LANE, GRASSCROFT  OL4 4EB

 

EVENTS

January 14th – Practice Meet at Larkhill, Dobcross

February 11th – Practice Meet at Ridge Farm, Diggle

March 11th Practice Meet at Larkhill, Dobcross

March 17th/18th – DSWA Training Course at Larkhill, Dobcross  FULLY BOOKED

This course was cancelled due to severe weather conditions – RESCHEDULED TO APRIL 14th&15th

March 28th/29th – DSWA Training Course for Help For Heroes – Larkhill, Dobcross  NOT OPEN TO GENERAL PUBLIC – Rescheduled to later in the year.

April 8th – Practice Meet at Ridge Farm, Diggle

April 14th/15th – DSWA Training Course at Larkhill, Dobcross

April 21st/22nd – DSWA Training Course at Larkhill, Dobcross  FULLY BOOKED

May 13th – Practice Meet at Larkhill, Dobcross

June 10th – Practice Meet at Larkhill, Dobcross

July 1st Demonstration at Saddleworth Show, Well-i-hole Farm, Greenfield

July 8th – Practice Meet at Larkhill, Dobcross

July 28th/29th – Training Course at Larkhill, Dobcross 

Saturday, August 11th – Social – walk organised by Chris followed by pub lunch

Meet at The Rams Head, Denshaw  OL3 5UN for a 10:00 start 

Please let me know if you are coming by Thursday 9th August as I need to book numbers with the pub…Thank you.

August 12th – Practice Meet at Ridge Farm, Diggle

August 18th/19th – Training Course for Tameside MBC at Gorse Hall, Stalybridge

September 9th – Practice Meet at Larkhill, Dobcross

October 14th – Practice Meet at Ridge Farm, Diggle

October 18th – Branch AGM  7:30 at Cross Keys, Uppermill

October 20th/21st – DSWA Training Course at Larkhill, Dobcross

November 18th – Practice Meet at Ridge Farm, Diggle

December 7th – Christmas Bash, Potatoe Pie Supper 7:30 at Cross Keys, Uppermill

December 9th – Larkhill, Dobcross

How to book for Practice Meets

Practice meetings are for DSWA members only – to enjoy, relax and improve skill levels

So that we will know how much equipment will be needed all attendees should pre-book by contacting the secretary, Paul Clayton on 07733 103 500

What To Bring

The start and finish times are the same for all meetings, 9.30am to 4.30pm. You will need to bring with you strong footwear (preferably steel toecaps), gloves, full waterproofs (body and legs), your own hammer, packed lunch, drink, matters to discuss and a smile.

The Small Print

Would all attendees make sure they provide a mobile contact number when booking in case any days need to be cancelled at short notice.