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CHRISTMAS PARTY - ADLINGTON - 2 DECEMBER 2007

Matthew - Clarinet
Alan and Lilian's Grandson Matthew played
some tunes for us on his clarinet
Father Christmas
Father Christmas brought some presents
Playing Games
Playing Games - I think Ian is dancing on his own!
Dancing
Enjoying the dancing

COTTON ARMS, WRENBURY - 4-7 OCTOBER 2007

Wrenbury Coffee morning
Lovely blue skies for an October Coffee Morning
Wrenbury Music Workshop
Too warm to be inside for the music get together
Their view was better across the bowling green
Wrenbury-Fred Singing
Fred Fearon entertaining us
Wrenbury Judith Calling
Judith called with the Band
Wrenbury Mac Playing Organ
Mac played the Harmonica
Wrenbury Meal
Eating again at our shared buffet

BRICKHOUSE BOWLING CLUB, CHIPPING - 20-23 SEPTEMBER 2007

Chipping Walk
Lunch-time stop on the walk Geoff and Nan led
Chipping View
This is the lovely view we had when having lunch
Chipping Walk
Enjoying the exercise and fresh air
Chipping Harvest Supper
Harvest Supper time

BRICKFIELD FARM, TARPORLEY - 6-9 SEPTEMBER 2007

Tarporley Barbecue
September evening in Tarporley - who needs to go to Spain - Well OK then, they did have fleeces on
Tarporley coffee morning

Coffee morning with blue skies for a change

HALSALL PRIMARY SCHOOL - 16-28 AUGUST 2007

Halsall Crafts
Busy doing crafts
Halsall Crafts-Maureen
Parchment Craft Workshop with Maureen
Halsall-Fred-Breadmaking
Fred's breadmaking demonstration
Halsall Maypole
Judith organised Maypole dancing
Halsall Dancing
Dancing fun
Halsall Children Dancing
Lots of dancing fun for children as well

EDISFORD BRIDGE FARM, CLITHEROE - 24-29 JULY 2007

Clitheroe Caravans
Cloudy Sky
Clitheroe Walk
Geoff led a nice walk
Clitheroe River
Geoff found a lovely lunch stop
Clitheroe Jeff-Lynn
Jeff and Lynn sang for us

FOOTBALL CLUB, GARGRAVE - 19-24 JULY 2007

Gargrave
Waiting to eat
Gargrave Social
Ready to Dine
Gargrave Social
Getting Hungry
Gargrave Social
Nearly ready to go to the buffet
Gargrave Dance
John Warin called some dances
Gargrave John and Jean
John and Jean played for a singsong
Gargrave Terry
Terry sang for us
Gargrave Walk
A lovely walk from Malham

OLD GLASSON FARM, GLASSON DOCK - 28 JUNE - 2 JULY 2007

Glasson Dock Dance
Dancing Fun - Jeff and Sue
Glasson Dock Dance
Geoff and Nan and Ray and Mary
Glasson Dock Judith



Judith calling for us with Roy having a rest

LEA HOUSE FARM, MIDDLEWICH - 14-18 JUNE 2007

Middlewich Dance
Getting ready to dance
Middlewich Music
Music Workshop
Middlewich Music
Music Workshop
Middlewich Social
Socialising

BATHAFARN HALL, RUTHIN - 29 MAY - 3 JUNE 2007

Ruthin Site
Our first time at this lovely site
Ruthin Walk
Not just fair weather walkers
Margaret, Geoff, Nan, Sue, Jean, Jeff, Bob, Tony
Fortunately not like this for long
Coffee Break
Coffee Morning
Coffee Break Again
A different view of Coffee morning
Fish and Chips
Fish and Chip Tea
Bread Demonstration
Bread making demonstration by Fred.
He supplied ingredients so we could make our own
Male Voice Choir
As we were in Wales it was suggested we have a Male Voice Choir so Kellett rehearsed them
and they made a good job of singing Men of Harlech and All Through the Night

BODAFON FIELDS, LLANDUDNO - 24-29 MAY 2007

Bank Holiday Camping
Typical Bank Holiday Camping
Fred, Carol, Barbara, Joan
Calypso Music
Calypso Entertainment - Fred seems a bit shy!!
Kazoos
Krazy Kazoos perform again with new members
Llandudno Walk
Geoff led us a nice walk with lovely view
Watch this space!

A photo may just arrive in this space as I had forgotten my camera and Allan Smith asked a couple who were walking nearby if they had a camera to take a photo of us at the Druid's Circle (just after we had danced naked round it!!) and then email the photo to me. Well, you don't get anywhere without a bit of cheek do you. He said they had had a flood and his computer was out of action but he would send it to me

VILLAGE HALL, SIDDINGTON - 4-8 MAY 2007

Music Workshop
Music Workshop
Barbara and Hannah
Barbara Doyle with her Granddaughter
Jim and Fred
New Member Jim entertains us with Fred
Joan-Barbara-Carole
Joan, Barbara and Carol
Kevin and Pat
Kevin and Pat
Kevin-Rod
Kevin and Rod
Kazoos
First performance of the Krazy Kazoos
A good idea from Molly to bring along some Kazoos
Ron's Dolls
Nice to see Ron Burgess camping again and he entertained us with his dancing dolls

MARSH HOUSE FARM, CARNFORTH 19-23 APRIL 2007

Carnforth Goose
Judith and David made a little friend as the goose kept drinking from their bucket and trying to get in it.
Carnforth AGM
AGM Meeting - Lilian Davies (Secretary) Alan Davies (Chairman) Tony Sudlow (Treasurer)
Wonder who is standing on Lilian's head!!
Carnforth Caravans
View of the Campsite. Allan and Molly brought their tent which was used for get togethers

EASTER AT TYTHERINGTON HIGH SCHOOL, MACCLESFIELD 5-10 APRIL 2007

Easter Music Workshop
Music Workshop
Easter Band
Jean leading the band - John Warin calling
Easter Walk
Another Walk led by Geoff Errington
Easter Bonnet Competition
Easter Bonnet Competition won by Dorothy Bates with Mattnew, Alan & Lilan's grandson second
Easter Coffee
Coffee Time
Easter Coffee 2
Coffee Time
Easter Coffee 3
Coffee Time
Easter Coffee 5
Coffee Time
Easter Coffee 6
Coffee Time
Easter Coffee 4
Coffee Time
Easter Wine
Cheese & Wine Jacob's Join - Bob spread
the wine out over a few tables
Easter Cheese
We had a lovely section of different cheese and things that go nice with cheese

WHITTINGHAM SPORTS AND SOCIAL CLUB - 23/25 MARCH 2007

Whittingham Caravans
Caravaning in the grounds of the old Whittingham Mental Hospital-the buildings still remain
Whittingham Walk
Luxurious lunchtime stop, fortunately
it was a very quiet road
Whittingham Social
Get together in the Club
Whittingham Social
We had a sing-a-around and a chat
in the Club

ASTLEY HALL COLLIERY MUSEUM - 9/11 MARCH 2007

Astley Engine Room
The building houses the largest steam winding engine ever used in the Lancashire Coalfield. We had a slide show and guided tour of the museum
Astley Museum
The steel lattice headgear for Number 1 Shaft is the only colliery headgear remaining in Lancashire.
Astley Walk
Jeff and Sue Farmer led us a 6 mile walk from the site
Jeff, Sue, Bryan, Janet, Bob, Susan, Stephen
Astley Tea
We had a Jacob's Join tea on Saturday

WHEELTON - 19TH NOVEMBER & BREDBURY - 3RD DECEMBER 2006

Wheelton Walk
Steven Wallwork led us a nice walk from Wheelton.
We had our lunch in the woods
Bredbury Game
Judith organised games in the afternoon at our Christmas Party at Bredbury
Bredbury Carol Singing
Carol Singing time
Bredbury Father Christmas
Father Christmas found time to call
Bredbury-Kevin-Pat-Matt
Kevin sang a few Christmas songs for us
Bredbury Children Singin
Callum, Alex and Joe entertained us
Bredbury Colin
Colin also sang a couple of songs

WIDNES - 29TH SEPTEMBER TO 1ST OCTOBER 2006

Widnes Buffet
A lovely buffet supplied by the campers
Widnes Fruit Salad
A very attractive fresh fruit salad prepared by
Errol and Carole
Widnes Dining
Enjoying the buffet
Widnes Dining
Enjoying the buffet as well

LOWER WHITLEY - 14TH-17TH SEPTEMBER 2006

Lower Whitley Harvest Supper
Ready for our Harvest Supper which Lilian Davies organises and members help prepare
Chairman-Secretary
Our Chairman Alan Davies and wife Lilian who is our Secretary with their grandson Matthew
Lower Whitley Coffee Morning
We have regular coffee mornings
Lower Whitley Bob Brewing Up
Bob doing his favourite job

HALSALL AND NFOL - AUGUST/SEPTEMBER 2006

Halsall Bear
Ian and Maureen Revill organised a bear hunt at our holiday meet at Halsall for the children. Wonder who is behind the mask!! Does he look better with or without the mask?
More photos at Halsall
NFOL
North West Members who attended the NFOL in Cheshire
NFOL Mud
As will be seen they had wonderful weather
for the NFOL
NFOL Rainmacs
Rain Macs were issued in Goody Bags!!

RIBCHESTER 25TH - 30TH JULY 2006

Ribchester Site
The site at Ribchester
Ribchester Walk
Walk at Ribchester
- having lunch overlooking the river
Ribchester Roman Ruins
Visiting the Roman Ruins
Ribchester View
Admiring the View

CATON 20TH - 25TH JULY 2006

Caton Site
A view of the Site at Caton
Caton Music
Music Workshop
Caton Dance
Evening Dancing
Judith managing to dance instead of call
Caton Games Evening
Fun at the Games Evening - Pauline throwing the horseshoe

GREASBY 29TH JUNE - 4TH JULY 2006

Golden Wedding
Kel and Jean celebrated their Golden Wedding at the meet and supplied wine, nibbles and cake
Domino Drive
We had an enjoyable Domino Drive one evening
Coffee Morning
The weather was gorgeous for our coffee mornings
Coffee Morning again
Bob relaxing after making a brew
Domino Drive
Fred Fearon did an entertaining bread baking workshop. Members brought along a bowl and Fred supplied the ingredients and showed them how to mix the dough, and they were able to go back to their vans to let the dough prove and bake in the oven
Greasby Breadmaking
Playing with our dough - looks like I have finished playing with mine!



Wirral Walk
Jeff Farmer led us a walk from the site to
Thurstaton Country Park
Wirral Walk with Kellett
Having a rest on Kellett's walk which was followed by ice-creams and lollies

BOLTON BY BOWLAND - 23RD - 26TH JUNE 2006

Tasting Fred's Bread
Coffee Morning Tasting Fred's Freshly Baked Bread
Last of the Summer Wine
Last of the Summer Wine perhaps- Bob, Fred and Jeff

SALTERFORTH 15TH JUNE - 19TH JUNE 2006

Salterforth Music
Molly led a Music Get together in their awning
Salterforth Walk with Statues
Jeff and Sue Farmer led a walk. Photo taken in front of two large head statues which apparently are protected and if anyone purchases the house they have to stay there
Salterforth Walk with Edith Edith, who is at the lefthand side of the photograph, lives locally and offered to take our members a guided walk. It was an enjoyable walk with lovely weather.

TAL Y BONT 30TH MAY - 4TH JUNE 2006

Tal y Bont Site
Tal y Bont Site
Tal y Bont View from Walk
View of Campsite from the walk below
Tal y Bont Coffee Morning
Coffee Morning
Tal y Bont Walk
Ian Revill led us astray to the pub on his walk
and very pleasant it was

LLANDUDNO 25TH - 30TH MAY 2006

Llandudno Walk Little Orme
Tony Sudlow led a walk up Little Orme
Llandudno Little Orme from Site
This is a photo taken by Bryan Barton from the Campsite of the walkers having their photo taken on Little Orme
View of camp site from Little Orme
The lovely view of Llandudno showing where the caravans are with a nice view of the back of Ian Revill
Llandudno Barbershop
Being serenaded by the Barbershop Singers
Paul, Tom and David
Llandudno-Harry and the Band
Harry Jardine calling with the Band led by
Steve Burgess
Llandudno Fred and Paul
Paul and Fred entertain us

HOLLINGWORTH LAKE, LITTLEBOROUGH - 11TH - 15TH MAY 2006

Littleoborough in the Sun
Walking in the sunshine on Friday in t-shirts and shorts - how can the British weather change so much - see next photo
Littleborough Canal Walk
Walking the same weekend in fleeces and waterproofs although Geoff must be made of stronger stuff than the others as he is in his shorts
Littleborough Caravans


You can just about see our caravans on the site at Hollingworth Lake - a lovely walking area. We had twice as many caravans the day after

MAYDAY AT SIDDINGTON - 28 APRIL - 2 MAY 2006

Siddington Caravans
What happened to the blue skies
Siddington Walk
Setting off for a walk in typical Bank Holiday weather
Siddington Craft
Card making Session - they say the sun shines on the righteous - is that right Janet?
Siddington-Music
Band Workshop with Trevor and Joan
Siddington Braiding
Alan Spurr showing Judith Veevers how to braid
Siddington Dance
Wonder what Kellett's doing!

EASTER AT TYTHERINGTON, NR MACCLESFIELD 13-18 APRIL 2006

Craft Room
Craft Sessions were held each morning, including Pergamano, Easter Crafts and Calligraphy
Iris Folding
Learning how to do Iris Folding cards
Crafts Stamping and Braiding
Braiding and Stamping Session
Crafts Teabag Folding
Teabag Folding Cards
Walk
Geoff Errington led a five mile walk from the site
(well 5-ish!)
Band Practice
An opportunity to play music together

Coffee Break
This was a great room for coffee breaks as people had the opportunity to chat across the round tables
Dancing with the Band
We had an opportunity to dance to a band most evenings apart from concert night
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Dancing is fun and good exercise
- also exercises the brain! Jenny Webster did North West Morris Dance workshops
Cheese and Wine
Before everyone indulged in the cheese and wine
Easter Egg Competition
An Easter Egg Competition was held on Sunday
Easter Egg Competition
More Easter Egg Entries

Easter Bonnet Parade
Easter Bonnet Parade
Judith
Judith Veevers was MC for the Concert evening
Martin and Steve
Steve Piearceyand Martin Webster entertained us with jokes and music
Catrin playing Oboe
Catrin Round played the oboe with her parents David and Tina proudly watching
David and Paul
David Carroll sang and played the guitar
accompanied by Paul
Fred and Paul
Fred Fearon and Paul entertained us
Molly and Co
Molly Coulston and company played some sing-a-long music (Barbara Doyle, Fred Fearon, Mac McLoughlin, John Nix, Hayley Radley and Steve Piearcey)
Maureen and Co

Song spot from Maureen Revill, Tina Round, Dorothy Rawcliffe and Margaret Burgess

David Radley
David Radley sang a couple of songs
Dorothy
Dorothy Bates read three humorous verses

CHORLEY 10-12 MARCH AND CRANAGE 24-26 MARCH 2006

Chorley Teatime

Although we didn't have many units at Chorley we ended up with a lovely buffet supplied by members
Cranage

Wow! What an artistic photo taken at Cranage- Bob and Vivienne's caravan in the double reflected in the puddle

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