Members Mornings meet at the Calvary Church, Earlsway, Macclesfield. Part social, for members to meet, chat and take refreshments and new members welcomed and part educational as most meetings have a Speaker or an introduction to a Group Activity.

Dates for your Diary
Bird Watching
Thu Nov 12th Pennington Flash Country Park
Thu Dec 10th Tatton Park
Thu Jan 14th 2021 Tittesworth Water + Christmas Lunch

10:30 start.
Thu Feb 11th 2021 Old Moor

10:30 start.
Thu Mar 4th 2021 Annual planning meeting
Thu Mar 11th 2021 Moore Nature Reserve

10:30 start.
Thu Apr 8th 2021 Burton Mere

10:30 start.
Thu Apr 15th 2021 Dawn chorus walk
Thu May 13th 2021 Goyt Valley
Thu Jun 10th 2021 Dane Bower Quarry
Bookworms 4
Wed Nov 18th Remarkable Creatures by Tracy Chevalier

Mary Anning may be young and uneducated, but she has "the eye". Scouring the windswept Jurassic coast near Lyme Regis, she find the fossils nobody else can, making discoveries that will shake the scientific world of the early 19th century. But science is a male-dominated arena, and there are many who disapprove...
Wed Dec 16th Bookworms 4 Christmas Party
Members Morning
Thu Sep 23rd 2021

"From Barrow to Baghdad and Back" : Philip Caine

Rescheduled from March 2020

Born in 1950, in Barrow-in- Furness Philip’s working life began in the hotel business. His career developed in the oil industry and 30 years were spent in places such as the North Sea, Algeria, Nigeria, Kazakhstan and Russia. From 2003, he spent 7 years in post war Baghdad, working with the American coalition, and a further 3 years running oil services companies in Dubai. He retired in 2015 and began WRITING & PUBLIC SPEAKING, since then he has spoken at over 250+ venues and written 6 fictional adventure thrillers.

Technology & Science
Tue Oct 27th Jack Saunders, Materials Science Group, University of Manchester

Watching Paint Dry: How to stop corrosion.

2pm Zoom
Tue Nov 24th Professor David Brough, School of Biological Sciences, University of Manchester.

How the Immune System affects Brain Disease

2pm Zoom
Tue Jan 26th 2021 Dr Dave Clements, Department of Physics, Imperial College

Phosphine gas in the cloud decks of Venus -a possible marker of life on Venus.

2 pm Zoom
Tue Feb 23rd 2021 Professor Phil Manning, Chair of Natural History, Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences, University of Manchester

Last Day of the Dinosaurs

2pm Zoom
Tue Mar 23rd 2021 Professor Coskun Kocabas, Department of Materials, National Graphene Institute, University of Manchester

Graphene and its applications for textiles

2pm Zoom
Tue Sep 28th 2021 Professor George King, School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Manchester

Solar Energy: a Bright Future

2 pm Calvary Church
Walking Mondays
Mon Oct 26th Walk Leader Malcolm Griffiths, Mobile 07725 998030 .
Park by roadside in Chapel Lane, Rainow SJ 951 761. 8 miles, Moderate. Picnic Lunch.
Mon Nov 9th Walk leader needed please
Mon Nov 23rd Walk leaders Julie and John Dunsford 01625 424569 Mob. 07942 720121/07857 055360
Starts from Lamaload Car Park SK976 754 at 09.45
8.5 miles Moderate Picnic Lunch
Mon Dec 14th Dave and Mary Hudson Bollington walk + Christmas lunch hopefully as usual venue has changed- details nearer the time
Mon Jan 11th 2021 Walk leader Malcolm Griffiths, 07725 998 030. Start from the the Navigation Inn, Buxworth, SK 023 821 . Please park in the Inn Car Park, away from the Inn, at 10am. 5 miles, Moderate. Pub Lunch
Mon Jan 25th 2021 Walk leaders Wendy Wreglesworth 01625 420694 Mob 07713543503 and Sue Pratt 01625 618016 Mob 07989155829.
Starts from the car park in Swettenham Village CW12 2LF, next to the pub and church, SJ 799 672 at 10.15. Approx 5.5 miles, ( with the option of an extra walk round the arboretum). Easy/Moderate. Pub lunch.
Mon Feb 8th 2021 Walk Leader Dave Sinnott 01782 519854 07803 166415
Starts from Timbersbook Car Park SJ895627 10.00 5 miles moderate. Pub lunch Walk over The Cloud and Timbersbrook area
Mon Feb 22nd 2021 Walk leader Stewart Bradley - Starts from the small car park on South Park Drive, Poynton (SJ9248421) at 10.00am about 5 miles pub lunch.