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
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
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
October 27th/28th – Training Course specifically for members of Drama Group at Facit, Whitworth
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.