EVENTS PROGRAMME 2019

PLEASE NOTE:-  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.

  • ROUNDHILL FARM, DOBCROSS  OL3 5QJ
  • RIDGE FARM, RIDGE LANE, DIGGLE  OL3 5LR
  • BURNEDGE BENT FARM, BURNEDGE LANE, GRASSCROFT  OL4 4EB

EVENTS 2019

January 13th – Practice Meet at Ridge Farm, Diggle

February 10th – Practice Meet at Round Hill Farm, Dobcross

March 10th – Practice Meet at Burnedge Bent Farm, Grasscroft

March 14th – Branch Meeting at The Cross Keys, Uppermill  7:30pm

March 23rd/24th – Training Course at Round Hill Farm, Dobcross

April 14th – Practice Meet at Ridge Farm, Diggle

May 4th/5th – Training Course for Tameside MBC at Gorse Hall, Stalybridge

May 12th – Practice Meet at Round Hill Farm, Dobcross

June 9th – Practice Meet at Ridge Farm, Dobcross

June 30th – Demonstration at Saddleworth Show

July 14th – Practice Meet at Round Hill Farm, Dobcross

July 19th, 20th & 21st – Demonstration at Royal Lancashire Show, Ribchester

August 3rd – Social Walk followed by pub lunch and sippers

Meet at The Church Inn, Running Hill Gate (OL3 6LW) for a 10:00 start

We will walk over Broadstone Hill and return via the Famine Road  for lunch at the pub at 13:00.

August 11th – Practice Meet at Round Hill Farm, Dobcross

August 17th/18th – Training Course at Ridge Farm, Diggle

September 8th – Practice Meet at Ridge Farm, Diggle

September 21st/22nd – Training Course at Denshaw Church to help with the rebuilding of the church wall

September 26th – Branch AGM at The Cross Keys, Uppermill  7:30pm

October 5th/6th – Training Course at Ridge Farm, Diggle

October 13th – Practice Meet at Ridge Farm, Diggle with guests from Cheshire  Branch

October 19th/20th – Members to travel to Reeth to help with work to rebuild walls in Swaledale after flood damage earlier in the year

November 17th – Practice Meet at Ridge Farm, Diggle

December 5th (THURSDAY)…Please note change of date

Christmas Get Together at The Cross Keys, Uppermill  7:30pm

December 8th – Practice Meet 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.