One of the features of the Group, much appreciated by members, is the extensive social programme. This runs throughout the year with a different balance of activities during Winter and Summer.
Group Annual General Meeting
Friday 8th November
Venue: Fraser of Allander Centre, Milngavie Town Centre
Time: 19:00 for 19:30
The AGM will be followed by a talk given by our own member Peter Bartos on his ‘Ascent of Mt Wilhelm, the highest mountain in Papua New Guinea’. Refreshments will be provided. We need your committee nominations by 25 October – cut out your nomination forms from page 13 of this programme and send to Secretary Phil McElroy.
Group Christmas Lunch and Walk at Buchanan Arms Hotel, Drymen
Saturday 7th December
We are returning to The Buchanan Arms Hotel in Drymen for our Group Christmas Lunch. The day starts with mulled wine and festive treats in the hotel car park at 10am, followed by a 2 hour walk in the area before lunch, which will be served at 1pm. Please check Breaking News nearer the time for more details on confirmed cost and menu choices, but this is likely to be 3 courses, costing around £20 per person. Numbers will be limited to 50. Booking opens on 26 October. Email new booking form to Sheila Crawford with confirmation of electronic payment (reference Xmas Buch Arms), or send a cheque and new booking form to Sheila Crawford.
New Year’s Lunch and Walk, Blanefield
Thursday, 2nd January 2020
We will walk from Mugdock Visitor Centre to Blanefield for lunch at the Blane Valley Inn. Lunch needs to be pre-ordered and costs £10 for one course, £15 for two. See menu on next page. You have the choice to walk back to Mugdock or arrange your own transport back. Anyone not wishing to walk can still join us for lunch at 1pm. Booking opens 14 November. Email new booking form to Moira Allan (email@example.com) with confirmation of electronic payment (reference New Year Walk) or send a cheque and booking form to Moira Allan, 47 Killermont Road, Bearsden G61 2JF. Please add your choice of meal to the booking form and send by 19 December to book your place.
Soup of the Day- Vegetarian Haggis Bon Bons
Beer Battered Cod
Chickpea & Sweet Potato Curry – Vegetarian Crispy Chicken Burger
Bearsden and Milngavie Ramblers and Hillwalkers
SPRING HOLIDAY SOUTH LAKES 2020
Hf Holidays – Monk Coniston in Coniston, Cumbria
This holiday is now FULL
To add your name to the waiting list please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Dates: Saturday 30 May returning Tuesday 02 June 2020
Cost: £285 (3 nights dinner, bed & breakfast. 2 x packed lunches, two full days walking, walk leaders and coach transport)
Description: We have exclusive use of the National Trust owned Gothic style house! Public areas include a conservatory & bar, large lounge and the barn suitable for a ceilidh or two.
Accommodation is in the Main House, the Walkers Cottage and the Counting House (just across the courtyard). All rooms are ensuite and of varying sizes and layouts, they will be allocated in order of booking.
Walk leaders are provided by Hf and they will offer a choice of three walks on each of the two walking days. Walking areas will be chosen from the Coniston, Langdale, Grasmere and Ambleside area.