PLEASE NOTE:- All dates below are correct but venues are likely to change so please CHECK HERE FOR UPDATES.
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.
- ROUNDHILL FARM, DOBCROSS OL3 5QJ
- RIDGE FARM, RIDGE LANE, DIGGLE OL3 5LR
- BURNEDGE BENT FARM, BURNEDGE LANE, GRASSCROFT OL4 4EB
- WELL-i-HOLE FARM, GREENFIELD OL3 7HY
- LARK HILL LANE OL3 5BF
- QUARRY ST, STALYBRIDGE for GORSE HALL SK15 1SJ
PM = PRACTICE MEET TC = TRAINING COURSE
JANUARY 9th THE PM AT WELL-i-HOLE FARM WAS CANCELLED AS THE SITE WAS FLOODED.
FEBRUARY 13TH PRACTICE MEET WAS POSTPONED FOR ONE WEEK DUE TO BAD WEATHER. THE RESCHEDULED PM HAD TO BE CANCELLED DUE TO THE AFTERMATH OF STORM EUNICE.
MARCH 13th PM at Lark Hill Lane OL3 5BF
March 26th & 27th TC at Roundhill Farm, Dobcross (FULLY BOOKED)
March 31st Branch Meeting at Oddfellows Arms, Denshaw 19:00
APRIL 10th PM at Ridge Farm, Ridge Lane, Diggle OL3 5LR
MAY 7th & 8th TC at Gorse Hall, Stalybridge with Tameside MBC (FULLY BOOKED)
May 15th PM at Roundhill Farm, Dobcross
JUNE 12th PM at Ridge Farm, Diggle
June 26th Demonstration at Saddleworth Show TBC
JULY 10th PM at Burnedge Bent Farm, Grasscroft
July 16th & 17th TC at Roundhill Farm, Dobcross (FULLY BOOKED)
July 22nd, 23rd & 24th Demonstration at Royal Lancashire Show
July 31st Demonstration at Yorkshire Day Fair, Uppermill
AUGUST 6th Social walk followed by lunch and sippers at local pub
August 13th & 14th TC at Ridge Farm, Diggle (FULLY BOOKED)
August 21st PM at Roundhill Farm, Dobcross
SEPTEMBER 11 PM at Ridge Farm, Diggle
September 24th & 25th TC at Ridge Farm, Diggle
OCTOBER 9 PM at Running Hill
October 20th Branch AGM at Oddfellows Arms, Denshaw 7:00pm
NOVEMBER 13th PM at Ridge Farm, Diggle
DECEMBER 9th Xmas Social
December 11th PM at Roundhill Farm, 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.