Trips and Meetings 2016 - 2017
|All INDOOR MEETINGS are held on the 4th. Friday
of the month, unless otherwise stated in the programme (please note - some
months have 5 Fridays, we still meet on the fourth Friday), in the JUBILEE HALL,
STANLEY ROAD, KNUTSFORD WA16 0GP. Members gather at 7:45 for an 8:00 pm start.
New members are always welcome!! Directions
|OUTINGS AND EVENING WALKS
start from either Lilac Avenue or the car park on Tatton Street, check the programme for details.
KOS Programme 2016 - 2017
May 19 - 22 Somerset Levels - long weekend, staying at The Bear Inn, Street. Contact Derek Pike for further information. Leader: Derek Pike.
May 27 Fri Goyt Valley - evening walk, meet in Tatton Street car park at 6:30pm or in 2nd car park along the Goyt at 7.30pm. Leader: Judith Halman.
Jun 12 Sun Leighton Moss RSPB - field trip, meet in Tatton Street car park at 8:30am. Leader: Tony Usher.
Jun 24 Fri Mobberley - evening walk, meet in Mill Lane (close to The Bull's Head), Mobberley at 6:45pm. Leader: Tony Usher.
Jul 2 - 3 Anglesey/North Wales - weekend, staying at Carreg Bran Hotel, Llanfairpwll. Contact Derek Pike for further information. Leader: Sheila Blamire.
Jul 22 Fri Rostherne - evening walk, meet in the Natural England car park at 6:30pm (the entrance is next to the village noticeboard). Leader: Phil Dell.
Sep 18 Sun Hilbre - field trip, meet in Tatton Street car park at 8:15am or at West Kirby at 9:15am (HT 9.8m, 12:43). Leader: Frank Dearden.
Sep 23 Fri 'RAPTORPHILIA' by Keith Offord
Oct 15 Sat Connah's Quay - field trip, meet in Lilac Avenue, Knutsford at 9am or at Connah's Quay entrance at 10am (HT 9.5m, 11:16am). Leader: Derek Pike.
Oct 28 Fri "AFRICAN DELIGHTS" by Paul Hobson
Nov 17 - 20 Solway long weekend staying at the Premier Inn, Collin, Dumfries. Contact Derek Pike for further information. Leader: Sheila Blamire.
Nov 25 Fri 'WHERE BRITISH WILD BIRDS DRAW ME' by John Power
Dec 16 Fri Christmas Party, Jubilee Hall at 7:45pm
Dec 18 Sun Marshside RSPB and Martin Mere WWT - field trip, meet in Tatton Street car park at 9am. Leader: Sue Middleton.
Jan 14 Sat Moore NR / Marbury CP - field trip, meet in Lilac Avenue, Knutsford at 9am. Leader: Jacqui Ledward
Jan 22 Sun KOS Winter Bird Watch, Allen Hide, Tatton Park 11am to 1pm. Joint venture with Darren Morris, Park Ranger. Leader: Derek Pike.
Jan 27 Fri 'OWLS OF THE WORLD' by Mike Leach
Feb 12 Sun Wigan/Pennington Flashes - field trip, meet in Tatton Street car park at 9am. Leader: Tony Ellis.
Feb 24 Fri 'BITTERN DIARIES' by Mike Roberts
Mar 12 Sun Parkgate (high tide) / Burton Mere Wetlands RSPB - field trip, meet in Tatton Street car park at 8:30am (HT c10:30am). Leader: Bob Groom.
Mar 24 Fri 'KRUGER NATIONAL PARK, SOUTH AFRICA' by David Tolliday
Apr 22 Sat Brockholes - field trip, meet in Lilac Ave at 8:30am. Leader: Judith Halman.
Apr 28 Fri AGM and MEMBER'S IMAGES
ADVANCE NOTICE 2017
June 7 - 14 Speyside week, staying at Grant Arms Hotel, Grantown-on-Spey, Speyside. Contact Derek Pike for further information. Leader: Sheila Blamire.
All INDOOR MEETINGS are held on the 4th Friday
of the month, unless otherwise stated in the programme, in the JUBILEE HALL,
STANLEY ROAD, KNUTSFORD WA16 0GP. Members gather at 7:45pm for an 8pm start.
Admission: £2 members £4 non-members, except at the AGM which is
Directions: Approaching from the north on the
A50 (the main road through the town) turn right into Stanley Road at the main
set of traffic lights in the centre of Knutsford. Approaching from the south
turn left at the lights (the first set you come to) and turn into Stanley Road.
Approaching from Macclesfield (A537) its straight across the lights into
Stanley Road. In Stanley Road take the first right into the car park of Booths
supermarket. After only 20yds turn right into the small car park (not the
residents car park under the archway). The entrance to the Jubilee Hall
is on Stanley Road walking back towards the traffic lights.
OUTINGS AND EVENING WALKS start from Lilac Avenue or the car park on Tatton Street. Check the programme for details
Visit the KOS website at
New members always welcome please contact
any of the people listed below for details.
Contacts: Sheila Blamire : Chairman 01565
Derek Pike : Secretary 01565 653811
Tony Usher : Press Officer / Website 01565
873508 - tony@10X50.com
Jacquie Ledward / Susan Middleton Lectures
Officers 01606 624328
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