Trips and Meetings 2021 - 2022


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!!

On the 17th March 2020 it was announced that, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, all Knutsford Ornithological Society group activities, both indoors and outdoors would be suspended until further notice.

18 months on and outdoor field trips have now resumed, with recent visits to the Goyt Valley, North Wales, Leighton Moss and Hilbre Island. Until further notice there will be no indoor meetings. Subscription charges are suspended until the start of our next financial year on 1st April 2022. New members are however always welcome contact - Tony Usher tony@10X50.com / 07710 508 544 with any queries.

For these field trips there will be no meeting spots in Knutsford and members are asked to make their own way to the various venues.

KOS Programme 2021 - 2022


Sep 11 Saturday - Brockholes https://www.brockholes.org, meet at 10:00am at Brockholes Leader: Derek Pike.

Oct 16 Saturday Lunt Meadows. Merseyside - field trip, https://www.lancswt.org.uk/nature-reserves/lunt-meadows meet 10:00am Lunt Meadows

Nov 21 Sunday RSPB Burton Mere Wetlands meet 09:30am Burton Mere. https://www.rspb.org.uk/reserves-and-events/reserves-a-z/dee-estuary-burton-mere-wetlands/

Dec 12 Sunday RSPB Marshside https://www.rspb.org.uk/reserves-and-events/reserves-a-z/marshside/ and WWT Martin Mere - https://www.wwt.org.uk/wetland-centres/martin-mere/ meet Marshside at 10:00am

2022

Jan 22 Saturday Pennington Flash - meet 10:00am Pennington Flash https://www.wigan.gov.uk/Resident/Leisure/Greenheart/Pennington-Flash.aspx .

Feb 12 Saturday Tatton Park - meet at Dog Lodge lay-by, off Mobberley Rd, at 9:30am

Mar 27 Sunday RSPB Leighton Moss https://www.rspb.org.uk/reserves-and-events/reserves-a-z/leighton-moss/ meet at Leighton Moss car park 09:45am

Apr 24 Sunday - Burton Mere - meet at 09:30am Burton Mere https://www.rspb.org.uk/reserves-and-events/reserves-a-z/dee-estuary-burton-mere-wetlands/

May 22 Sunday - Manifold Valley meet 10:30am at Ecton http://www.10x50.com/arc_2017.htm [scroll to 16/5/2017]

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 free.

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) it's 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.

Visit the KOS website at www.10x50.com

New members always welcome please contact any of the people listed below for details.

Contacts: Sheila Blamire : Chairman 01565 830168
Karina Stanley : Secretary karina.stanley@ntlworld.com
Tony Usher : Press Officer and Website - 07710 508 544 - tony@10X50.com
Jacquie Ledward / Susan Middleton Lectures Officers 01606 624328

v.1 [17/04/19] - New programme 2019 - 2020
v.2 [1/9/2021] - new programme 2021 -2022