2018 Meets Details

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All Camping and Caravanning Club members are welcome at Photographic Group Meets – all that you need is a current membership card

All children under 18 years of age accompanying a C&CC member will camp free of charge. Members attention is drawn to green paper 3.18 regarding the use of pup tents for children.

 

Essential - Read First Website Booking 2018Jed Wee “Birds” Workshop 11 April 2018Full List of PG 2018 Meets with PDF download

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Alton 15 – 20 March 2018

Alton Star Programme (3) Click to download

Alton – The Star C&CC Site SPRING INTO A NEW EXCITING PROGRAMME
Address Cotton, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST10 3DW
Co-ordinates Lat. 53.0074 Long. -1.9016
Site website www.campingandcaravanningclub.co.uk
Photography theme Beginners/Novice workshops (Friday to Sunday)
Local attractions Peak District National Park
Carsington water and Visitors Centre
The Staffordshire Hoard at Potteries Museum
Wedgewood Visitor Centre
Cotton Dell Nature Reserve
Alton Towers Theme Park – subject to opening times
Dimmingsdale
Oakamoor Heritage Trails
Whiston Golf Club
Monkey Forest
Trentham Gardens
Fees £14.00 PUN
Electric Hook Up Yes
Hard standing Yes
Grass pitch option yes- requires levelling blocks
Booking Essential – closes 1 March 2018
Local facilities Ye Olde Star Inn – 500 yard amble from the site is a 19th Century traditional inn with a great atmosphere, serving food daily.
The Ramblers Retreat country restaurant and coffee house in Alton serves homemade meals.
Stewards Ken Owen – 07979 596654
EMERGENCY Alan Howland – 07710 235700

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Whitchurch Programme Click to download

Whitchurch 5 – 10 April 2018

Bramblewood Caravan Park NATURAL SHROPSHIRE
Address Brown Moss Nature Reserve WHITCHURCH Shropshire SY13 4BU
Co-ordinates Lat. 52.9472 Long. -2.6519
Site website www.bramblewoodcaravanpark.co.uk
Photography theme Improvement workshops (Friday to Sunday)
Local attractions  A short pretty walk (0.9 miles) to the village of Ash finds the White Lion public house, a typical rustic pub with an enviable reputation for food.
Whitchurch, a bustling market town is just 2 miles away, take time out for a coffee, browse around the gift shops, or have a meal at one of the pubs or restaurants.
Hill Valley Golf club
Swimming pool
Parachuting
Equestrian centre
4×4 centre
LLangollen canal,
Market Drayton home of Gingerbread & Clive of India
Fees With EHU £17 PUN and without EHU £15 PUN
Electric Hook Up Yes
Hard standing No
Grass pitch option N/A
Booking Optional
Local facilities 2 miles from Whitchurch shopping, pubs and fuel
Stewards Ken Owen – 07979 596654
EMERGENCY Alan Howland – 07710 235700

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Festival and AGM 24 – 29 May 2018

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Welbourn Village Hall FESTIVAL and AGM
Address Beck Street, Welbourn LN5 0LZ
Co-ordinates 40.741895,-73.989308
Site website http://community.lincolnshire.gov.uk/welbournvillagehall/
Photography theme This Meet includes display and selection of member’s photographs for a competition organised against other photographic clubs local to the event. There is also a programme of workshops throughout the Meet schedule with plenty of options to learn new skills and meet/socialise with other members. Whilst images are on display opportunity is provided to vote for your favourites.
Local attractions Welbourn Forge (limited opening)
Lincoln Tank Memorial
Ellis Mill
Lincoln Cathedral
RAF Scampton
Doddington Hall and Gardens
Hartsholme Country Park
Lincoln Castle
Museum of Lincolnshire
Fees £8 PUN
Electric Hook Up Very limited for medical needs only – subject to pre-booking
Hard standing No
Grass pitch option Not applicable
Booking Optional – see EHU above
Site facilities Shower and toilets in the hall, Chemical Disposal
Local facilities  Local pub and Post Office
tewards Pat Mitchell
EMERGENCY Alan Howland – 07710 235700

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Sharpness 21 – 26 June 2018

Sharpness Dockers Club MESSING ABOUT BY THE RIVER
Address Sharpness, Gloucestershire, GL13 9UN
Co-ordinates 51.7245958,-2.4773613; Lat .N51:43:28 Long. W2:28:29; Map reference 162/672028
Site website http://www.thedockersclubsharpness.co.uk/
Photography theme Many photographic opportunities to get out and about with your camera and photograph something a little different within easy walking distance. We will be camping next to a small working port, canal and small marina. Ideally based to visit Slimbridge Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust.
Local attractions Alongside the river Severn
Fishing cards can be obtained from bar.

Working dock and ancient cranes and other machinery, Sharpness Old Dock.

Food served in the Club. Open Thu: 1900-2300; Fri 1200-1400 & 1900 -0000; Sat 1200 – 1500 & 1900 – 0030; Sun 1200 – 1500 & 1900 – 2330; Mon 1900-2300

Purton Barge Graveyard, (The Purton Hulks).

Dr Jenner’s house, museum and garden – (history of how he discovered vaccination.)

Gloucester and Sharpness Canal

Berkeley Castle (where a King was murdered in a grisly manner in 1350. (red hot poker!!) Privately owned and in same family for 850 years.

Slimbridge Wildfowl Trust
Nearby Cheltenham, Bristol, Cirencester and Bath
Fees £7 PUN
Electric Hook Up None
Hard standing No
Grass pitch option Not applicable
Booking Optional
Site facilities Own sanitation essential, Chemical disposal in field; Club house with bar and restaurant. Skittles can be booked on Saturday night. Meals available as skittles in restaurant. Group meal Sunday. Must be booked early, although there is plenty of other opportunities to have a meal.Water available from clubhouse.
Local facilities The Dock Shop for every day essentials, Berkeley Village.
Stewards John and Pat Perkins 07977 116665
EMERGENCY Alan Howland – 07710 235700

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THS Spalding 10 – 26 July 2018

The Lawns Rally Field TEMPORARY HOLIDAY SITE
Address The Lawns, Lowgate Grange, Lowgate, Fleet Hargate, Holbeach, Spalding, Lincolnshire, PE12 8LN
Co-ordinates Latitude: 52.8097 Longitude: 0.0702
Site website www.campingandcaravanningclub.co.uk
Photography theme No organised PG events this Meet just enjoy a relaxing visit
Local attractions Fishpond Lane Nature Reserve
Gordon Boswell Romany Museuem
Ayscoughfee Hall and Gardens
The Wash National Nature Reserve
Kings Lynn
Hunstanton
Kings Lynn Custom House
Lynn Museum
Lynnsport Miniature Railway
Fishing Heritage Museum
St George’s Guildhall
Fees £15 PUN with EHU, £12 PUN without
Electric Hook Up Booking advised
Hard standing No
Grass pitch option Not applicable
Booking Optional
Site facilities Toilet and chemical disposal
Local facilities Several local pubs
Stewards Various PG members
EMERGENCY Alan Howland – 07710 235700

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Exhibition, Braithwell 23 – 28 August 2018

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The Ruddle Centre ANNUAL EXHIBITION
Address 16 Doncaster Road, Braithwell, S66 7BB
Co-ordinates 53.4465819,-1.2010265
Site website None available
Photography theme The Exhibition is held during the August Bank Holiday Meet and is open to all Photographic Group members with special classes for children. A copy of the rules for entry and entry form will be available on the website well in advance of the closing date.
Local attractions Lakeside Outlet shopping with pleasant walk round lake.
Potteric Carr, a waterbird and wildlife reserve with hides. Small cafe.
Yorkshire Wildlife Park.
Old Moor RSPB reserve.
Roche Abbey, a ruined Cistercian abbey.
Conisbrough Castle.
Yorkshire Sculpture Park.
Canal at Sprotborough.
Further afield: Hepwoth Gallery at Wakefield, Hardwick Hall.
Fees £10 PUN
Electric Hook Up Very limited for medical needs only – subject to pre-booking
Hard standing No
Grass pitch option Not applicable
Booking Optional – see EHU above
Site facilitires Toilets in the hall
Local facilities Excellent local café. Half hourly buses to/from Doncaster (shopping centre and interesting market). Two pubs in village.
Stewards John and Jenny Smith 07904 628457
EMERGENCY Alan Howland – 07710 235700

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Garton on the Wold 13 – 18 September 2018

East End Campsite NORTH YORKSHIRE LANDSCAPES
Address East End Farm, Mainb Street, Garton-on-the-Wolds, East Yorkshire, YO25 3ET
Co-ordinates 54.0193087,-0.4957785
Site website www.gartononthewolds.com
Photography theme To be confirmed
Local attractions Comprehensive details on the campsite website
Fees £14 PUN with EHU, £11 PUN without EHU
Electric Hook Up 16 EHU
Hard standing No
Grass pitch option Not applicable
Booking Optional – see EHU above
Site facilities Showers, toilets and washing up area
Local facilities Local shop. Farm offers camper breakfasts.
Stewards Alan and Liz Howland
EMERGENCY Alan Howland – 07710 235700

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Ashbourne 11 – 16 October 2018

Ashbourne C&CC Site SEASONS END
Address Belper Road (A517), Hulland Ward, Nr Ashbourne, Derbyshire, DE6 3EN
Co-ordinates 53.01920 Longitude: -1.64911
Site website www.campingandcaravanningclub.co.uk
Photography theme Evening events in a local Village Hall
Local attractions Cycling on the Tissington Trail
Carsington Water
Perfect base to explore the Peak District
Dovedale
National Trust Museum of Childhood
Wild Park Derbyshire
Lunar Lift Off
Fees £16.00 PUN with EHU
Electric Hook Up Yes
Hard standing Yes
Grass pitch option Yes
Booking Essential – closes 28 September 2018
Local facilities The site shop sells locally made organic sausages, bacon and eggs, also Cowhouse Dairy Ice Cream. Belper Farmers Market runs on the second Saturday of every month. Fine cheese shop at Hartington.
Stewards TBC
EMERGENCY Alan Howland – 07710 235700

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