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September 2012 Announcements (20)

Hollingbury Hill Fort circular Thursday 4th October

I hope you will join me on this Thursday's walk.  We will go to Hollingbury Hill Fort, through access land, into Wild Park, Bursted and Hollingbury Woods.  As there are a couple of steep gradients I have made the walk quite short, 5 miles.  There aren't any stiles.  Do get in touch with me in advance if you have any questions otherwise I will see you at the start - car park opposite Woodbourne Garage.

Added by Erica Bentley on September 30, 2012 at 15:36 — No Comments

Sunday's 40s walk

Just to confirm that I am leading this walk tomorrow for Nicky. Departing at 9.30 from the Level in Brighton. Kingley Vale is a magical place and worth the treck if you havent been. Should be dry if not Sunny. Pub Lunch or picnic.


Added by Nick Dodds on September 29, 2012 at 22:34 — No Comments

Sunday's 40s walk

Good News!

Nick Dodds is going to lead the walk (he knows it as he did it for me a couple of years ago),

so it will run as planned, meeting at the Level at 9:30 as advertised.


Added by Nicky McAuley on September 29, 2012 at 13:05 — 2 Comments

Sunday's 40s walk to Kingly Vale

Very sorry folks but I have the 'flu so am not able to lead this walk tomorrow. 

So am cancelling, please tell your friends.

Nicky McAuley

Added by Nicky McAuley on September 29, 2012 at 12:13 — No Comments

Walk this Saturday in Friston Forest

This Saturday promises to be the best day this week for weather. So why not join me for a walk in Friston Forest.  I can promise a beautiful undulating forest walk, which also takes in the pretty villages of Littlington and Westdean.  Full details in the programme.  Don't forget to bring a picnic lunch. 

Mike Bates

Added by Mike Bates on September 26, 2012 at 9:53 — 1 Comment

Xmas Festivities Vote !

Hi Everybody

There has been some further developments with the Xmas festivities. It seems there is a significant demand for an Xmas Party in the vein of the ones I organised at Pelham House and The Star Inn at Alfriston in recent years and the Grand Hotel 5 years ago. Many people want to get their Widow Twankey and Buttons costumes out and parade their stuff in front of an adoring public once again ...Alright, get the glad rags out and have an Xmas Ball!

Katy is…


Added by Clive Holt on September 21, 2012 at 21:30 — No Comments

Walk requests for all groups: November 2012 to February 2013‏

Dear All


After a mixed summer - great sport and…


Added by Claire Phillips on September 20, 2012 at 8:40 — No Comments

Change Of Walk Itinerary - 20s-40s Walk - 30th September 2012

Hi There

Just a note to say I'm going to take over Charles's Birling Gap-Beachy Head walk on Sunday 30th September. I'm leading a 6 mile circular walk for Crowded Pier (www.crowdedpier.co.uk)  to Charleston for the 'Going Global' event in the Small Wonder Short Story festival on that Sunday anyway, so I'll make it a joint CP/BAHR walk again. The walk is the reverse of the 20s-40s walk Nick led recently for BAHR around…


Added by Clive Holt on September 18, 2012 at 14:37 — 1 Comment

National Trails Under Threat!

Our National Trails are under threat and we need your help.

The Government is planning to drastically change the way National Trails – including the iconic Pennine Way – are looked after.

The Government wants to wash its hands of National Trails and hand responsibility for them to hard-pressed local authorities and volunteer groups.

These plans are bad news for…


Added by Brighton and Hove Ramblers on September 17, 2012 at 18:30 — No Comments

West Sussex Walking Festival 2012


The Festival is being held over 3 days: Friday, 5th October to Sunday, 7th October inclusive.  5 walks are offered each day.  On Friday and Saturday the walks, all circular, will start at various locations throughout West Sussex.  On Sunday all walks will start and finish at Horsham Rugby Club where there will be a barbecue at the end of the…


Added by Brighton and Hove Ramblers on September 17, 2012 at 18:00 — No Comments

Bramber 20-40's circular walk Sunday 23rd Sept

A circular 10 mile 20/40’s walk around Bramber and Steyning. 300m ascent. Pub lunch in Steyning (at the Star or meet us back there after your choice or a picnic)


Meet at The Level at 10 (please bring a car if you have one) or at the car park at Bramber Castle at 10.30 (Car park right next to the castle just off the roundabout, NOT car park in the village - Contact leader if going to start).

See you Sunday!



Added by Nick Malyon on September 17, 2012 at 16:46 — 1 Comment

Beachy Head not ROTTINGDEAN


My good friend, Nick Malyon, has once again come to my aid by pointing out that the walk I'm not able to lead is in fact the Beachy Head walk linear from Burling Gap not Rottingdean as I mistakenly advised in yesterday's announcement.

Apologies again for this.






Added by charles townley on September 13, 2012 at 17:14 — No Comments

Social Events

Just a reminder to say that there is now a free membership option on Crowded Pier for people who don't mind a little advertising. I organise many socials which are joint Crowded Pier/BAHR events and will continue to do so in the future; however there are many more social events on www.crowdedpier.co.uk as well, please feel free to check them out. :-)


(Ex BAHR Social Secretary)

Added by Clive Holt on September 13, 2012 at 10:58 — No Comments


Sadly I shan't be able to lead next Sunday's walk to Rottingdean via Elm Grove and Woodingdean due to unforeseen circumstances.

It is a very straightforward walk which can be a full or half day affair if some kind person would like to fill in for me.



Added by charles townley on September 12, 2012 at 9:14 — No Comments

Dawn Walk - Saturday 15th September

Hello Ramblers


David Coutinho will be leading this walk (as usual!).  However, I won't be able to come along due to injury.  It's a really special, wonderful walk but it does mean that you will need to travel by car to the start unless you live in Lewes.  I try to ensure that people without their own transport can do the walk, so if:-

- you are a car driver and can take a passenger(s), please get in touch with me and let me know where you could pick up and your…


Added by maggie o'connor on September 8, 2012 at 11:29 — 2 Comments

sponsored abseil

Hello good people,
I am soon to be put life and limb at risk for the benefit of others less fortunate. I will be taking part in a sponsored abseil 120ft down Peacehaven cliffs on Sunday 23 September. The money i raise will go to Adventure unlimited.…

Added by Martin Fielding on September 5, 2012 at 20:41 — No Comments

Ditchling Circular Sunday 9th September

Hope to see you on Sunday - let me know if starting at the Underhill Lane car park (10.30).  or 10.00 at level.  Conditions quite muddy but blackberries might be ripe!  

Added by Sandra Morgan on September 5, 2012 at 20:08 — No Comments

Sunday 9th September 2012: 20-40’s Wilmington Circular

A circular walk from Wilmington this week with views of the Long Man and a pub lunch in Jevington. Meet at the level at 10am or at start point – Wilmington Priory, Long Man car park at about 10:45.

The forecast is warm and sunny so don’t forget your sunscreen!

Please bring cars. If going straight to the start point let me know.



Added by Helen Kerrigan on September 5, 2012 at 19:00 — 2 Comments

Newick Circular Thursday 6th September

This Thursday the walk will start at the Royal Oak pub, Newick and not at the church, as there is only enough parking for 3 or 4 cars in the lane leading to the church.  It is easier to park near the Royal Oak where Church Road becomes wider.  Grid reference TQ419212.  We shall be walking along Church Road at the start.

If problems with parking, please ring me on the day tel 07879832480. 

There is an overgrown section of the path which is prickly, so shorts are not…


Added by Geoffrey James on September 4, 2012 at 10:11 — No Comments

Pride Parade This Morning - Meet 11am Tina's Place Cafe

Last minute addition, until I stepped down as Social Secretary in 2011,  I  added a visit to see the Pride Parade each year on the BAHR programme. Some of us are popping along this morning to see it, please feel free to join us if you wish. Meeting at Tina's Place Cafe (in middle of Old Steine, by most Southerly fountain) at 11am . (Join event with www.crowdedpier.co.uk, which will include an indefinite free membership option from…


Added by Clive Holt on September 1, 2012 at 9:02 — No Comments

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