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DALE HEY FARM, RIBCHESTER-7-10 SEPTEMBER 2017

Having fun dancing
We had different callers for dancing
Caravan Site
Hardstanding fortunately for a wet weekend

ST CUTHBERT'S SCHOOL, HALSALL-THS - 17-29 AUGUST 2017

Dancing fun
Lots of dancing during the meet
Band/Rosemary
Rosemary calling with the band
Birtle Family
The Birtles family entertain us
Clogging Demonstration
Roy and Rosemary demonstrate clog dancing/Elaine and John playing music for them
Sword Dance 
Sword dancing demonstration
 Craft Session
Various craft sessions were held for adults and children
Keep Fit Session 
Lynn organised a Keep Fit Session each morning
 Will and Chris
Will and Chris sang some songs

UKRAINIAN CLUB, HUDDERSFIELD- 25-30 JULY, 2017

Evening Get Together
Get Together on the field on Thursday Evening
Judith called for dancing
Judith calling for dancing
Coffee Morning

We stood on the car park for coffee morning before we went out.
Judith took Jill's Dog Herbie on his holidays
Fish and Chip Get Together
Fish and Chip Get Together in the rain, but only a little bit fortunately
Fish and Chip Get Together 
Too refined to eat out of the paper!
 Fish and Chip Get Together
Enjoying their fish and chips on the picnic benches on the site

LITTLEBOROUGH RUGBY CLUB, 20-25 JULY 2017

Lovely Walk
Geoff led a lovely walk
Games Afternoon
Games Afternoon
Rally Field
Nice flat rally field where you could watch the cricketers and see the traffic on the viaduct!
Jim led a Band
Bob calling with a band led by Jim with Jenny and Lorraine
Folk Dancers 
Folk Dancing at the Rushbearing Festival
 Rushbearing Festival
The Rushcart going in the parade at the Rushbearing Festival
Pat's Walk 
Pat led a walk with gorgeous views
 Caravan View
You can just about see our caravans in the distance

BIRCH FARM, MOULDSWORTH - 29 JUNE-3 JULY 2017

Caravan View
Lovely site for camping
Coffee Time
Nice to have coffee in the sunshine
Tony's Walk
Tony led a 5 1/2 mile walk
Geoff's Walk
Geoff led a nearly 7 mile walk
Dancing 
Tony calling for dancing
 Fishing Lake
There was a fishing lake on site which was pleasant to have a walk round or even to fish

BRIDGE HOLME LAITHE, BARNOLDSWICK-15-19 JUNE 2017

Coffee Time
Coffee time in the sunshine
Walkl
10 people and three dogs enjoyed Tony's 6 mile-ish walk. No - we haven't got a dog now
Alpaca
We enjoyed watching the goats and Alpaca in the next field
Goats
Some of the goats thought the grass on the other side of the fence was greener

ARROWE BROOK FARM, GREASBY-31 MAY-4 JUNE 2017

Laburnum Arch
A gorgeous Laburnum Arch on Royden Park
Group under Laburnum Arch
Keith led a lovely walk round Royden Park with a wander round the Walled Garden
Royden Park Cafe
Cafe run by Friends of Royden Park, only £1 for coffee/tea and a jam scone or toasted teacake
Royden Park Cafe
Some of us missed the cafe the day before so did a a similar walk and enjoyed a snack
 
Roy and Rosemary Clog Dancing
Roy and Rosemary Clog Dancing

Kellet,Jean,Pam,Ian,Maureen
Kellet & Jean joined us for the dance - with Pam, Ian and Maureen

WHITEGATES, CAERWYS - 25-30 MAY 2017

Evening Get Together
Evening get together on the field with a lovely view
Dancing Fun
Enjoying the dancing
Will and Chris
Will and Chris singing for us
View from the site
Lovely relaxing vew from the site
Walk at Caerwys 
Lunch stop on a walk
 Chat under the Tree
Chat under the tree

CHELFORD VILLAGE HALL - 27 APRIL- 2 MAY 2017

Members Members
Members Members
Members   Members
Members   Members
Band   Maypole
Food 





We always get a lovely variety of food at our Jacobs Join tea on Saturday and it is a nice social occasion with members getting together to eat and chat. On Sunday evening we have a Cheese and Wine Bring and Share and the dancing improves as the evening goes on! Judith organises some Maypole dancing and Jim led a Band

CRANAGE VILLAGE HALL - MARCH 2017

Dancing Fun
Margaret Hoggard from Ridings Area calling for us
Ann singing for us
Ann singing and David turning the words
Caravans
Hard Standing and a grassed area






We were so lucky with the weather on our first camping meet of the season as the weather had been wet and windy for a few days before but we had sunshine and blue skies all weekend.

SAMLESBURY MEMORIAL HALL - 26 FEBRUARY 2017

Dining
Savoury Table - we always get a nice selection of food to dine on
Dining
Sweet Table- we eat any leftovers with our supper time drink

SAMLESBURY MEMORIAL HALL - 29 JANUARY 2017

Dancing at our social
Dancing -the twins twirling their streamers around
Eric and Iris entertaining us
Eric playing the keyboard and Iris singing

BOLTON INDIANS SPORTS CLUB, BOLTON 6-9 OCTOBER 2016

Jacob's Join
Nice selection of food for the Jacob's Join on Friday
Curry time
Dining on Curry on Saturday - what a big hall!
Len, Eric, Iris
Len, Eric and Iris
Chris and David
Chris sang for us and was joined by David
Trio 
A trio - Helena on the Cello, Ann singing and David on the Bodhran
 Dancing
Plenty of room for dancing

FOODEN FARM, BOLTON-BY-BOWLAND-8-11 SEPTEMBER 2016

View from Site
Lovely view of Pendle Hill
Members
Members chatting
Dancing
Men doing a 7 person dance called by John Warin which was so funny to watch
Coffee Morning
A leisurely coffee morning in the sunshine on a soggy field

ST CUTHBERT'S SCHOOL, HALSALL-18-30 AUGUST 2016

Band
There was a band playing most evenings
Birtles Family
The Birtles Family sang and played their instruments
Crafts
Adult Craft Session
Crafts
Craft Session for Children
Dancing 
Judith called for dancing
 Games Afternoon
Games afternoon on a very wet day
Audience Participation 
Audience Participation
 Band Workshop
Musicians had a get together in a morning
John Warin 
Big John!
 Clogging
Roy and Rosemary Clog Dancing

MARSH HOUSE FARM, CARNFORTH-26TH-31ST JULY 2016

Coffee time
Nice to be able to sit outside in the sunshine
Tent
This is what happened to our two tents overnight with heavy rain and wind which broke the poles
Boules Competition
Judith and Doreen organised a boules competition
Music Get Together
Music get together on the field
Family 
Nice to have a family camping with us for a change
 Violins

Iona (aged 8) and Adrian her father played 3 tunes on the violin-not a good photo unfortunately
Dancing Fun 
Dancing Fun
 Red Sky
Gorgeous red sky but very wet the day after
Band 
Jenny, Steve, Maz and Helena played in the band
 Dancing
Nice size hall for dancing

CROOKLANDS-21ST-26TH JULY 2016



Fishing
Will fishing with Chris keeping on eye on him


Fishing
Hard to see but Will is fishing as is John Wilkinson under the brolly
8 of us learned about the history of the canal with volunteers from the Lancaster Canal Trust
Caravans
Camping next to the canal
Coffee Time
Nice to sit outside for coffee morning
Dancetime 
Bruce calling for dancing
 Get together in the tent
Enjoyable evening being entertained by different members in the tent

GLEBE FARM, ASTBURY - 30TH JUNE-4TH JULY 2016

Animals
Various animals in the field, including Alpacas
Astbury Mere
Nice Mere to have a walk round
Coffee Morning
Coffee Morning
Graham Singing
Graham singing
John and Marlene 
John playing the accordian and Marlene doing a Clog Dance
 Musicians
John, Lorraine and Helena played two lovely tunes

16-19 JUNE 2016 - GREAVES FARM, CABUS

Bob calling for dancing
Bob calling for Dancing
Band
Fred, Neil, Jim, Helena, Will and Chris played in the band
Maureen Singing
Maureen singing for us
Cabus-Coffee-Morning
Quick coffee morning, some already left and others leaving soon

31 MAY TO 5 JUNE 2016 - FARNDON SPORTS CLUB

Band
Joan, Trevor, Andrea, David and Helena playing for dancing
Dancing
Large hall for dancing
Music get together
Musicians had a get together in the corner of the corridor
Music in the sunshine
Music in the sunshine
Lunch in the White Horse 
We stopped at the White Horse for lunch half way round our walk
 Club House
Get together in the Bar. I am not about to grab Bill's Whatsits - honest Barbara!

26-31 MAY 2016 - GWERNYMYNYDD VILLAGE HALL

Mold Walk
Lovely Walk leading to Loggerheads
Lunchtime Stop
Gorgeous view on lunch time break
Waiting to Dance
Waiting for the Music to be played
Fred-Margaret
Margaret helping Fred with his lines
Coffee Morning 
Lovely blue skies for our coffee morning

Wetherspoons
12 of us had lunch at Wetherspoons and then carried on with our walk
Historical Walk 
Historical Walk round Mold
Walk from Site 
18 people plus Molly and Peggy set off for a walk from the site

28 APRIL-3 MAY 2016 CHELFORD VILLAGE HALL

Rally Field
The sun was actually shining, but not for long
David & Andrea's dog
This is more what it was like. David & Andrea's Dog Peggy drying out in the pub
Members
Cheese and Wine evening
Members
Cheese and Wine evening
Members 
Cheese and Wine evening
 Members
Cheese and Wine Evening
Cheese and Wine 
Lots of cheese and wine to choose from
 Maypole
Judith organised Maypole dancing
Music Get Together 
The musicians had a get together

Kevin and Fred
 Fred accompanied Kevin using coconut shells for the sound of a horse

7-10 APRIL 2016 - WHITTINGHAM SPORTS AND SOCIAL CLUB - 28 APRIL-3 MAY 2016 CHELFORD VILLAGE HALL

Band
Elaine led a band with John, Jim, Will and Chris. John & Lesley joined them on Saturday
Will and Chris
Will and Chris sang some songs
Tom Lucas singing
Tom Lucas, National Publicity Officer sang
Breakfast
A dozen or so people had sausage and bacon baps for breakfast
 Family
It was nice to have a family camping with us
 Twins Dancing
Twins Jack and Mary discovering the joys of folk dancing for the first time

10-13 MARCH 2016 - ASTLEY GREEN COLLIERY MUSEUM

Dancing
Judith calling for dancing
Eric playing keyboard
Eric played the keyboard
Dining time
Only seven of us decided to have a Jacob's Join but we still got a varied selection of food, including Fred's very nice Chicken Curry in the pressure cooker
Astley Colliery
The Pithead - not the most picturesque sites but good for an early meet with use of hall as well

21 FEBRUARY 2016 - SAMLESBURY MEMORIAL HALL

Band Playing



We had our last Winter Social at Samlesbury Memorial Hall with 43 members attending. It was nice to have a band in the evening and the photo shows Vivienne, one of our newer members, who is learning to play the concertina having the opportunity to play in the Band for one tune. Molly, John, Lesley, Chris, and Will played in the band and Fred was waiting to call for us. We had a really lovely selection of food to choose from brought by our members.

24 JANUARY 2016 - SAMLESBURY MEMORIAL HALL

Dancing
Not the best photo I have taken! John calling
Brewtime
Bob brewing up for the third time so we can eat the leftovers from our lovely buffet tea


 https://www.flickr.com/photos/87400270@N07/

I don't normally take photos with my tablet but I was trying to take one but it didn't seem to be working and I realised afterwards that it was set for video. I have put it on a Flickr page I once did for the Folk Group.

6 DECEMBER 2015 - ADLINGTON COMMUNITY CENTRE

Dancing fun
Dancing Fun
Playing a Game
Judith organised a game trying to match cards

8-11 OCTOBER 2015 - FARMER PARRS, FLEETWOOD

Buffet
Buffet supplied by members
Buffet Time
Making our selection to dine on
Coffee Time
We were able to have coffee outside one morning when the hall wasn't available





This was our last meet of the season and was well attended. We had three dances and on Saturday we had a Jacob's Join tea and got a lovely selection of food. Some people took the opportunity of seeing Blackpool Illuminations and the bus outside was very handy for going into the centre of Fleetwood.

We have four Winter socials to look forward to until we start our camping season in March.

17-22 SEPTEMBER 2015 - COCKSHUTT MILLENIUM HALL

Caravans
Large flat field with hard standing available
Dancing
Lots of dancing each evening
Band Workshop
Band Workshop each morning
Band and Caller
Bob Waddell calling with the band
Brewtime 
Bob brewed up two, sometimes three times a day
 Brewtime
Can just about see Bob in the kitchen

20 AUGUST 2015 - 1 SEPTEMBER 2015 - ST CUTHBERT'S SCHOOL, HALSALL

Dancing
Dancing Fun
Crocheting
Learning how to crochet
Youngest Callers
Ella and Imogen - our youngest callers
Band
Band Workshops in the morning and playing for dancing second half of the evening

21-26 JULY 2015 - GARGRAVE FOOTBALL CLUB

Dancing fun
Fred calling for dancing
Keith led a nice walk
Keith led a very nice walk round Malham
Coffee Morning in the sun
First time in ten days we could sit in the sun for coffee morning
Fish and Chip Tea
Fish and Chip Tea followed by strawberries and cream

16-21 JULY 2015 - THORNBROOK BARN, THORNTON-IN-LONSDALE

Band played for dancing
Judith called for dancing with Will & Chris leading the band
Caravan View
Nice views and could walk into Ingleton but a bumpy site
Lovely walk at Ingleton Falls
Lovely walk round Ingleton Falls
Dancing Fun
Dancing fun

2-6 JULY 2015- PARK FOLD FARM, BRADSHAW

Walk led by Tony
Tony led a walk from the site
Relaxing by the Reservoir
Relaxing at Jumbles Reservoir after a walk
Dancing time
Dancing fun
Coffee Time
Get together - lovely views

18-22 JUNE 2015 - BELMONT HALL, GREAT BUDWORTH

Photo across the mere
Lovely view of the caravans across the mere
Boules Competition
Judith organised a boules competition
Coffee morning in the tent
Bob the brew in the photo again Too cold to sit on field for coffee morning
Judith calling for dancing
Judith called for dancing

26-31 MAY 2015- STATION CAMPSITE CARROG

Coffee Morning
Coffee Morning
Evening in the Tent
Evening Get Together in the Tent
The Band
The Band led by Andrea
View from caravan
The view from our caravan window
Members at the social 
Members at the Social
 Members at the Social
More Members

21-26 MAY 2015- FOUR WINDS CARAVAN SITE, PRESTATYN

Caravans
Caravans and our social tent
David & Andrea
David & Andrea singing-Jenny needed her blanket - it was cold in the tent
The Band
Fred calling with the Band
Trevor and Ann
Trevor and Ann sang a duet, Bob working in the kitchen
Many hands make light work 
Taking down the two tents
 Tent Down
Many hands make light work

30TH APRIL-5TH MAY 2015 - CHELFORD PARISH HALL

Walk
Keith led a nice walk
Maypole Dancing
Judith organised Maypole dancing
Buffet
Buffet supplied by members
Time for Cakes
Time now for cakes
Cheese and Wine 
Yet more food - cheese and wine bring and share
 Bob and the Band
Bob calling with the Band led by Jim

16-19 APRIL 2015- KIRKLAND AND CATTERALL MEMORIAL HALL

AGM- Kirkland
Our VIPs! Bob, Fred and Liz. Bob standing in for Ray
Members
Members waiting for the AGM to start
Band
Jim led a band with Will, Chris, Lynne & Harold-Liz MC-Judith Caller
Keith's Walk
Keith led a pleasant seven mile walk

12 MARCH-15 MARCH 2015 - LYDIATE PARISH HALL

Steve-Maz-Lynn
Steven and Maz played for dancing-Lynn called
Dancing
Oh well, not a great photo but I wanted to include two

22 FEBRUARY 2015 - SAMLESBURY MEMORIAL HALL

Dancing
Getting exercise dancing
Will and Chris
Will and Chris entertained us
Members
Members
More Members
More Members