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April 2015 Announcements (13)

Firle Beacon Circular - Sunday 26th April

Reminder - Firle Beacon Circular Sunday 26th - meet at Level at 9.45 or start of walk which is the car park at the top of Firle Borstal rd by 10.30.  If weather nice, we will stop for refreshments (packed snacks or the Beanstalk Cafe) before the end of walk...

Added by Sandra Morgan on April 25, 2015 at 9:30 — No Comments

Befriend a Child in need

 FUN IN ACTION FOR CHILDREN urgently needs volunteer Adult Brfrienders.

We are a Brighton and Hove based Charity with over 60 Kids waiting right now for a befriender.

We need real,down to earth people like you Ramblers who are warm -hearted, kind with a good sense of humour to help Children living in loan parent family's who are under resourced and having a hard time.

Each Befriender is matched with a Child aged 4-14 whom they commit to taking out most weekends for…


Added by Joy Constantin on April 24, 2015 at 19:39 — No Comments

Reminder -30s-50s Arundel to Barnham via Slindon Woods - Linear, Sunday April 26th

Bluebells and Rainbows on order! We have a lovely 11 mile exploration of the woods and downs between Arundel and Barnham. Lunch or a picnic can be taken at the excellent village stores at the Forge in Slindon village. We aim to return by train from Barnham by about 4pm

Meet at Brighton Station at 8:45 to catch the 9:00 train to Ford, then changing for Arundel. Leader will be waiting by the central coffee stand. Alternatively, join train en route to Ford where we change…


Added by Peter Hodd on April 21, 2015 at 20:14 — No Comments

Reminder: Angmering Estate circular walk this Thursday 23 April

The bluebells are out!  They're not at their peak yet, but still a pretty good display.  So come and join me on a beautiful walk this Thursday, which also offers shady woodland, stunning downland scenery and fantastic views across West Sussex.  It's mud-free but undulating, with a couple of steep(ish) climbs and descents, so walking poles are recommended.  Refreshments afterwards at the Fox Inn at Patching.

To reach the car park, take the A27 westwards and then a U-turn just…


Added by Mike Bates on April 21, 2015 at 17:57 — No Comments


This is the final call for PICOS 2015, there are still flights available and hotel rooms.

We are currently 10 strong and would welcome one or two more.

Let me just refresh your memory with fey facts.

dates : 11 to 18th July

Flight : Stansted to Santander

Costs ; flight circa £130 plus baggage.

Hotel : e739 ( circa £577) includes all meals, packed lunch, mini buses, airport transfer, and guides- even free water…


Added by Terry Brown on April 14, 2015 at 18:42 — No Comments

30s-50s Newhaven to Lewes river walk - Sunday 19th April

This is a linear walk along the riverside and into the Downs.  It's about 8 miles long and mostly flat, with some stiles and some short climbs. There are wide views across the Ouse valley. The paths may be muddy after rain.

I will be at Brighton Stop E from 9.30. The bus 13X leaves from Brighton Churchill Square, Stop E at 9:46.It arrives Newhaven, Lower Place at approximately 10:14 feel free to meet us there. If your going by bus a Saver ticket then you can return to Brighton on the…


Added by Sarah Hollingdale on April 13, 2015 at 22:30 — No Comments

Chiddingly circular walk: Thursday 16 April

Please join me, in Barrie's absence, this Thursday for a lovely Wealden walk.  It promises to be dry and warm, the woodland flowers are in bloom, and the mud has gone. It's relatively flat but, be warned, there will be a lot of stiles! Refreshments afterwards at the welcoming Six Bells.  Mike

Added by Mike Bates on April 13, 2015 at 9:39 — No Comments

Ashdown Forest Walk Saturday, 18th April

This is a lovely walk with beautiful views across the forest, with the gorse looking perfect at the moment. There is an option for lunch in the garden centre café at Duddeswell (cash only) but no pub, there should also be an ice cream van at the end!

Added by Diana Jones on April 12, 2015 at 19:43 — No Comments

Chichester Festival Theatre Thurs Aug 27th at 2.30pm

I have a large number of tickets to see the musical  Mack & Mabel with Michael Ball. They are £28 tickets & I have them for £18. We usually meet in the Theatre car park at 11am, do a short walk & perhaps visit The Cathedral & The Novium Museum before having lunch & then meeting at 1.45pm outside the Theatre to distribute the tickets. If you need transport I can probably organise it for you with others who are driving. Please let me have your CQs etc ASAP    Mick Thatcher…


Added by Mick Thatcher on April 12, 2015 at 16:57 — No Comments

Big Neil,s Friston Forrest walk this Sunday 12/04/2015

Hope fully people are aware that it is Brighton,s marathon this Sunday, so if coming on my walk and  on the bus please give your self plenty of time to get to the start.

On checking Brighton and Hove Buses there is a diversion for most of the routes and the 13x will not be calling at the sea life centre i think it is leaving from Churchill sq  and then on to a27/a26 and then running fast to Seaford , the walk is meant to start at 10.40 but will hold untill 11.00

just in case…


Added by Neil S. Dunbar on April 9, 2015 at 17:16 — No Comments

Henfield Wineham Circular Walk 12th April

Due to next Sunday's Marathon the meeting point has been changed to South end of Preston Park at 10.30 am. Roads in vicinity should be open by then. Walk will start from same but delayed to 11.15. Please refer to programme for more details.

Added by Peter Dreyer on April 7, 2015 at 12:19 — No Comments

Lewes Hike and Bike Festival 31st May

Lewes Hike and Bike Festival Saturday 30th May
Two of our experienced leaders are kindly linking their walks with the festival on Sunday 31st May and on Thursday 11th June. We shall be running a stand in Lewes Cliffe Precinct all day on Saturday 30th May and I would be very grateful for offers of help to cover an hour at any point during…

Added by Wendy Tidman on April 5, 2015 at 18:56 — No Comments

30s-50s Tide Mills, Cuckmere and Alfriston Circular - Sunday 5th April

This is a Downland walk via Bishopstone, Cradle Hill and then following the Cuckmere to Alfriston. Returning back over the Downs via Cross Dyke and Norton. There are attractive views in various directions on a clear day.

We have a choice of various pubs and tea rooms at lunchtime, or alternatively, a picnic on the village green.

Bus # 12A leaves from Brighton Sea Life Centre, Stop K at 09:47. The same bus leaves from Churchill Square, Stop E at 9:40. Arrives Tide Mills at…


Added by Clare Hall on April 1, 2015 at 21:30 — 1 Comment

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