Tynedale

Events

Our regular monthly meetings take place in Hexham Abbey at 2 pm on the first Tuesday of each month (except August). We meet in the Great Hall; coffee/tea is available on arrival. The meeting starts at 2.15pm for announcements followed by a speaker at 2.30 pm.

Guests and potential members are more than welcome to attend these talks. Please make yourself known when entering and a committee member will help you find your way around.

On the right are photos from our very successful Garden Party held at Corbridge Cricket Club on 29th August. Click on a photo to see it full size.

For trips and excursions we have a policy on refunds. Please click here to read it: Refunds


Dates for your Diary
Meetings
Mon Jan 6th 2020 Angels of the North

Speaker: Joyce Quin.

Please note the change of day for this meeting from Tuesday to Monday.

We meet at 2.00pm in the Great Hall of Hexham Abbey. Tea and coffee are served, announcements are at 2.15pm and the talk starts at 2.30pm.
Tue Feb 4th 2020 The Great North Air Ambulance

Speaker: a member of GNAAS

We meet at 2.00pm in the Great Hall of Hexham Abbey. Tea and coffee are served, announcements are at 2.15pm and the talk starts at 2.30pm.
Tue Mar 3rd 2020 AGM
Outings
Fri Jul 24th 2020
→Sat Jul 25th 2020
Prudhoe U3A 2020 trip: Tatton Park RHS Show 24/25 July 2020
 
TATTON PARK RHS SHOW FRIDAY 24TH & SATURDAY 25TH JULY.2020.

Prudhoe U3A have invited us to join them on a trip To Tatton Park next year.
Leaving Prudhoe at 8.30am outside Parish Hall
Calling at Hebden Bridge/Other to be decided on way to
HALLMARK WARRINGTON HOTEL.
for Dinner Bed & Breakfast.
Approximate cost £140. to include entrance to show.
Expressions of interest please ASAP followed by
a non-returnable deposit of £30 by end of October.
For any information about the above events or ideas for future events please contact Wendy Dale, Events Secretary 01434 606215.
Geology
Fri Dec 20th Indoor meeting
David will present a talk on the Geology of the Yorkshire Dales.
Wendy will present a short talk on the Scilly Isles
Xmas quiz and mince pies to follow
Please contact convenor for details.
Fri Jan 17th 2020 Indoor meeting
John will present a talk on Earth's Ice Ages and Fluctuating Temperatures.
Alan will present a short talk on Geological Maps
There will be an open floor for anyone to present holiday photos of geological interest
Tea, biscuits and discussion to follow
Please contact convenor for details.
Fri Feb 21st 2020 Indoor meeting
Sylvie will present a short talk on Plants and Geology.
Steve will present a talk on The making of the Pennines.
There will be an open floor for anyone to present holiday photos of geological interest
Tea, biscuits and discussion to follow
Please contact convenor for details.
Fri Mar 20th 2020 Indoor meeting
David will present a short talk on the Troodos Ophiolite.
Colin G will present a short talk on James Hutton.
There will be an introduction to the summer field trip program.
Tea, biscuits and discussion to follow
Please contact convenor for details.
Fri Apr 17th 2020 Field trip
Provisional date
Fri May 15th 2020 Field trip
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Fri Jun 19th 2020 Field trip
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Fri Jul 17th 2020 Field trip
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Fri Aug 21st 2020 Field trip
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Fri Sep 18th 2020 Field trip
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Fri Oct 16th 2020 Field trip
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Walking A
Wed Dec 18th Corbridge Christmas Walk & Social
Meet at the Kilns on Milkwell Lane.
Short walk followed by soup at Eric's house. Please bring a food contribution. Current and previous walkers welcome.
Eric Tel. 633014
Wed Jan 15th 2020 TBA
Vacant
Wed Jan 29th 2020 Bardon Mill Allen Banks
Eric Tel. 633014
Wed Feb 12th 2020 Cawfields
Lesley
Wed Feb 26th 2020 Allenheads
Start near Dirt Pot. About a mile before Allenheads, minor road drops down on right to river, park on right over bridge (road leads up Slag Hill). Map reference NY850464; approx. post code NE47 9HE
River walk towards Spartylea, short ascent up fell and across fields and lanes, some stiles. About 4 miles.
Lunch in Allendale.
Doreen Tel.622172‬
Walking B
Wed Dec 11th Christine. Tel. No. 600875.
Beaufront. Parking is in a lay-by on the road down to the left just before the school. Mostly road walking, and path through woodland and fields. There are no stiles.. Under 4 miles. Lunch at The Errington Coffee Shop.
Wed Jan 8th 2020 Christine. Tel. Number : 600875.
Park on Tyne Green. Walk to Acomb and back by St. John's Lee going a slightly different route to last time. Mostly roads and tracks, only one field, about 3.75 miles. Lunch T.B.A.
Wed Jan 22nd 2020 No walk offered.