Trips and Meetings 2017 - 2018
|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 2017 - 2018
May 13 Sat Manifold Valley, meet in Lilac Avenue, Knutsford at 8:30am. Leader: Derek Pike and Mark Eddowes.
May 26 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.
June 7 - 14 Speyside week, staying at Grant Arms Hotel, Grantown-on-Spey, Speyside. Contact Derek Pike for further information. Leader: Sheila Blamire.
Jun 23 Fri Anderton/Cogshall Lane/Marbury - evening walk, meet in Tatton Street car park at 6:30pm or by Anderton Lift (free parking) at 7pm. Leader: Jacqui Ledward.
Jul 1 Sat Lake Vyrnwy, meet in Lilac Avenue, Knutsford at 8:30am. Leader: Tony Usher.
Jul 28 Fri Witton/Neumann's Flash - evening walk, meet in Tatton Street car park at 6:30pm or in the layby on New Warrington Road, Northwich at 6.50pm. Leader: Bob Groom.
Aug 5 Sat Frodsham Marsh, meet in Lilac Avenue, Knutsford at 8.30am. To be led by Bill (Frodsham) Morton so there will be a charge of
6 pp. KOS Leader: Sheila Blamire.
Sep 9 Sat Hilbre, meet in Lilac Avenue, Knutsford at 8:30am or at West Kirby at 9:30am (HT 9.4m, 1.40pm). Leader: Tony Ellis.
Sep 22 Fri 'Feathers and Wings' by Brian Anderson
Sep 28-1 Oct Lindisfarne and Berwick area - long weekend staying at Premier Inn, Ashington. Contact Derek Pike for further information. Leader: Derek Pike.
Oct 27 Fri 'The Extremely Far East: Wildlife in Kamchatka and Ochotsk' by Tim Melling
Nov 11 Sat Morfa Madryn LNR, Llanfairfechan and Conwy, meet in Lilac Avenue, Knutsford at 9am. Leader: Frank Dearden.
Nov 24 Fri 'Land of Fire and Ice' by Danny Green
Dec 17 Sun Marshside RSPB and Martin Mere WWT, meet in Tatton Street car park at 9am. Leader: Tony Usher.
Dec 15 Fri Christmas Party, Jubilee Hall at 7:45pm
Jan 20 Sat Connah's Quay, meet in Lilac Avenue, Knutsford at 9am or at Connah's Quay entrance at 09:50am (HT c12.30pm). Leader: Jude Halman.
Jan 21 Sun Winter Birdwatch, Allen Hide, Tatton Park 11am to 1pm. Joint venture with Darren Morris, Park Ranger. Leader: Derek Pike.
Jan 26 Fri 'Springtime in New England' by Jim Almond
Jan 27 Sat Great Garden Birdwatch with "Friends of the Moor" 11:00am on the Moor.
Jan 28 Sun Great Garden Birdwatch with "Friends of the Heath" 11:00am on the Heath.
Feb 3 Sat Parkgate (high tide) / Burton Mere Wetlands RSPB - field trip, meet in Lilac Avenue, Knutsford 9am (HT c12.30pm). Leader: Bob Groom.
Feb 23 Fri 'Around the world in 80 birds' by Chris Galvin
Mar 17 Sat Leighton Moss RSPB, meet in Lilac Avenue, Knutsford at 8:30am. Leader: Jacqui Ledward.
Mar 23 Fri 'Ringed Plovers and Goosanders' by Kevin Briggs
Apr 14-15 North Wales - field trip. Optional Sat night at Premier Inn, Llandudno (Glan-Conwy). Details still to be decided. Leader: Tony Usher.
Apr 27 Fri AGM and MEMBERS' IMAGES
ADVANCE NOTICE 2018-19
May 17 - 20 2018 Suffolk long weekend staying at the Premier Inn, Thetford. Contact Derek Pike for further information. Leader: Derek Pike.
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
v.1 [28/4/16] - New programme 2017 -
v.2 [25-11-2017] Date of trip to Martin Mere changed
v.3 [2-1-2018] added Moor and Heath Birdwatching events