Friday February 1st is Quiz Night

Organised by Peter and Georgie Everson

7 for 7.30 at Macclesfield Tennis Club SK11 8LF

Tickets are £6 which includes a light supper
A Licensed pay bar is available.

Teams can be arranged on the night
Please support this event and maybe bring along a few friends

Tickets can be bought from:
Colin Finlayson, Sue Munslow, Kathryn Carty and Jane Gay
or at the Christmas Meals

Email jane.gay@icloud.com to find out other ways to buy tickets

Social Events Calendar until mid 2019

Thanks to all those involved in organising these events. Any ideas for the next programme then contact me as soon as possible. Updates have been added in blue. Jane Gay

Thursday 6th December Mid week Christmas Lunch at the Church House organised by Andy preceded by a walk organised by David G. The closing date is 29th November. For more information contact me jane.gay@icloud.com

Saturday 15th December Week End Christmas Lunch organised by Teresa preceded by a walk organised by Jane and Frank G. Information on the website and it has been e mailed out. There is only one place available but Teresa is prepared to start a waiting list.

Saturday 15th December Christmas walk and meal organised by Georgie and Peter.

Tuesday 1st January Keith’s Sherry walk organised by Melanie and Lorraine.

Friday 1st February Quiz night organised by Peter and Georgie at Macclesfield Tennis Club. Tickets will be on sale at the Christmas Meals

February Meal out organised by Andy. Maybe in Macclesfield!!

Friday 8th March Talk by Duncan L “Canals our watery footpaths” at Macclesfield Tennis Club. Organised by Maggie S

Friday 12Th April Start of Strollers’ walking programme. This has been expanded so keep your eyes on the website for details

Saturday/Sunday 13/14 April General Council in Manchester

26/28 April Long Walkers Weekend away Thirsk. Organised by Colin P. Information has been emailed out to members. Please let me know if you have not received it.jane.gay@icloud.com

Thursday 9th May Provisional start of evening walks organised by Steve H

Saturday 8th June Coach trip to Arnside area organised by Steve H

15/16 June weekend away Ilkley organised by Melanie. Information has been emailed out to members.

Thursday 20th June walk and meal in Monyash organised by Ann T

Saturday 29 June Ramble with a Ranger organised by Jane G

2/4 August Long walkers weekend Kirby Stephen organised by Georgie and Peter and Steve.

Saturday 28th September Coach trip to Conway organised by Annette H, Maggie S and Gina T. A new team!!

18/20 October Weekend away to Pickering organised by Ann T. Initial details have been circulated to members.

Several of these events have already had initial information sent out.
Please just ask if you haven’t received the emails and I will forward them to you. jane.gay@icloud.com

Thanks to all involved in putting together this amazing programme. Jane

Weekend Christmas Lunch 2018

This year’s weekend Christmas lunch will be held on Saturday 15th December at 1.00 pm at The Windmill, Holehouse Lane, Whiteley Green, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 5SJ

There will be an optional, approximately 5 mile, walk beforehand details of which will be on the website nearer the time.

The menu is shown below and costs £23 for 3 courses and includes a tip for the staff.

To book a place please email me at teresahewitt@hotmail.com with your menu choices and preferably make your payment by bank transfer to:

Unity Trust Bank
Sort code: 60-83-01
Account number: 20129929
Please quote reference TMX.

Alternatively you can pay by cheque. If you want to pay by that method please send an email for further information to: Teresa Marshall at teresahewitt@hotmail.com

Please add your email address (and menu choices) so I can confirm your booking.

Please note the closing date for bookings is the 30th November but there is a limit on numbers so book early to avoid disappointment

The Windmill Christmas Fayre Menu 15th December 2018
Starters

Rich French Onion Soup, Warm Brie Scone

Chicken, Pancetta & Apricot Terrine, Pomegranate & Shallot Salad, Oat & Beer Cracker

Warm Smoked Mackerel, Pickled Golden Beetroot & Fennel

Chilled Mushroom Parfait, Apple Chutney & Seed Cracker (Vegan)

Mains

Roast Turkey With All The Traditional Trimmings

Braised Flat Iron Steak, Black Garlic & Truffle Mashed Potato, Bourguignon Sauce

Pan Fried Red Snapper, Potato Rosti & French Style Peas

Confit Aubergine Steak , Thick Cut Chips, Slow Cooked Tomato & Mushroom, Peppercorn Sauce (Vegan)

Sweets

Traditional Christmas Pudding & Brandy Sauce (Gluten Free Option Available)

Flourless Chocolate Torte, Candied Pecans & Poached Winter Fruits (Gluten Free)

Mulled Wine Cheesecake, Oreo Crumb, Orange & Brandy Curd

Seasonal Cheese, Figs, Chutney & Biscuits

Social Events Programme July – December 2018

Here is a list of East Cheshire Ramblers’ social events in the second half of this year. Thanks to everyone involved in organising these events. If you have any ideas for future events please contact me as soon as possible. Jane Gay

Saturday 14th July

Coach trip to Malham organised by Brian Griffiths. There are still a few places left. Contact jane.gay@icloud to receive more information about the trip.

Saturday & Sunday 4th & 5th August

Long walkers week end Porthmadog organised by Steve Hull and Georgie and Peter Everson

Thursday 16th August

Final evening walk followed by supper organised by Nick Wild

Thursday 6th September

Coach trip to the Forest of Bowland organised by Ann Thompson

22-30th September.

Bollington Walking Festival

Friday 28th September

End of Walking for Health programme

Mid to late October

Indian meal organised by Andy Davies

Saturday 17th November

The long awaited Hoedown at Victory Hall Mobberley.

Friday 16th November

Area AGM (all invited to attend)

Saturday 24th November

ECR AGM

Thursday 6th December

Mid week Christmas Lunch at the Church House organised by Andy Davies preceded by a walk organised by David Gylee

Saturday 15th December

Week End Christmas Lunch organised by Teresa Marshall preceded by a walk organised by Jane and Frank Gay

Saturday 15th December

Christmas walk and meal organised by Georgie and Peter Everson

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2017 AGM Chairman’s Report 2017 AGM Footpath Committee Report 2017 AGM Footpath Committee Report.2 2017 AGM Membership Secretary Report 2017 AGM Publicity Officer report 2017 AGM Social Secretary Report 2017 AGM Treasurer Report 2017 AGM Treasurer Account Sheets 2016 AGM Minutes (subject to approval at AGM 2017 2017 AGM Report ECR Footpath Projects Team Works