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Event Reports from Lincolnshire Group

 

West End Farm camping and walking weekend

21 Aug 2018 | East Midlands, Lincolnshire, Women Groups

Thursday 16th August saw the early birds turn up for this annual gathering. Quiet a few turned up on Thursday and spent Friday doing their own thing whilst waiting for the remainder of the campers to arrive. By early Friday evening, 30 happy campers where all catching up with each other over tea and cake. Saturday saw John S take us out from the camp site on a 8 mile walk around the area. Saturday evening saw approx 40 people attend the local pub for a carvery. Sunday we ventured into Mablethorpe for a stroll along the sand, chips, ice cream and a ride on the sand train....
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Nettleham walk

11 Mar 2018 | Lincolnshire, Women Groups

Sunday 11th March

A total of 12 members for today’s walk, including 3 new ladies and a new gentlemen. Nice to meet up all and hope to see you again soon.

Following the recent bad weather up in North Lincs, we were blessed by sunshine for our 8.6 mile walk today, kindly led by John Stones. However, the recent snow and rain had left some of the going slippy underfoot, and a farmer had recently ploughed his field but not flattened the path across this field, so the going was very rough ground.

It was ...
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Women only walking weekend at Chepstow

30 Apr 2016 | Berkshire & Mid Thames, Cambridge, Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, East Kent, East Midlands, Essex, Hertfordshire, Home Counties Midweek, Lake District, Lincoln, London, Milton Keynes & Buckinghamshire, Norfolk, North East, North Wales, Oxford, Scotland, Solent, Somerset, South Midlands, South Wales, Suffolk, Surrey, Sussex, Transpennine, West Kent, West Wales, Western Midlands, Wiltshire, Gloucestershire & North Somerset Groups

This was a GOC first--a women only walking weekend.

Women are under represented in the Club so to try and encourage more women to get involved in their local groups, the trustees had approved a limited number of women only events, to try and address this issue.

The aim is to get a nucleus of women walking with all the groups, which can only benefit everyone involved with the Club.

I limited the number to 30 for the whole event.This was mainly because finding a venue that could cater for this amount of people for the planned Saturday evening meal, was difficult....
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