Trips and Meetings 2014 - 2015

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 fouth 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
All OUTINGS AND EVENING WALKS start from the Sessions House on Toft Road, unless otherwise stated in the programme.
 
KOS Programme 2014 - 2015
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2014

Apr 12 Sat Woolston Eyes Nature Reserve – field trip, meet at the Sessions 8:30am
http://www.woolstoneyes.com/

Apr 25 Fri AGM + MEMBERS’ IMAGES

Apr 27 – May 5 KOS 40th Anniversary trip to Coto Donana and Extremadura, Spain


May 17 Sat Manifold Valley, Pennines - field trip, meet at the Sessions 8:30am (to be organised by Mark Eddowes)

May 23 Fri Goyt Valley - evening walk, meet at the Sessions 6:30pm

Jun 14 Sat Leighton Moss - field trip, meet at the Sessions 8:30am http://www.rspb.org.uk/reserves/guide/l/leightonmoss/index.asp

Jun 27 Fri Coed Llandegla Forest, Wrexham - evening walk for Nightjars, meet at the Sessions 6:30pm www.coedllandegla.com

Jul 12 Sat Parkgate for the high tide, followed by Burton Mere Wetlands RSPB - field trip, meet at the Sessions 8:30am

Jul 25 Fri Mobberley - evening walk, meet in Mill Lane (close to The Bull's Head), Mobberley at 6:45pm

(Aug 15-17 British Birdwatching Fair, Rutland Water - for information only)

Sep 21 Sun North Wales - field trip, meet at the Sessions 9am

Sep 26 Fri 'NORTH NORFOLK HERE I COME' by Jim Almond

Oct 17-19 North Norfolk weekend (option for a 3rd night on Thursday) Contact Derek Pike for further information and booking.

Oct 24 Fri 'MORE WILD LIFE, WILD PLACES' by John Gardner

Nov 8 Sat Connah's Quay - field trip, meet at the Sessions 9am

Nov 28 Fri 'BIRDING IN THE ISLE OF AVALON' by Mike Roberts

Dec 6 Sat Marshside and Martin Mere - field trip, meet at the Sessions 9am

Dec 12 Fri Christmas Party, Jubilee Hall at 7:45pm

2015

Jan 11 Sun Witton / Marbury CP, meet at the Sessions 9am

Jan 23 Fri 'SHETLAND' by David Tolliday

Jan 25 Sun KOS Winter Wildfowl Watch. Allen Hide in Tatton Park. 11am to 1pm. organised by Tatton Rangers.

Feb 7 Sat Tatton Park - field trip, meet at the Dog Lodge lay-by, off Mobberley Road, at 9am

Feb 27 Fri 'BIRDS OF GAMBIA' by Dennis Atherton

Mar 22 Sun Woolston Eyes NR - field trip, meet at the Sessions 9am, or at Woolston Eyes at 9:30am but in that case let us know in advance.

Mar 27 Fri 'SOUTH LANCASHIRE MOSSLANDS' by Charlie Owen

Apr 18 Sat Great Orme - field trip, meet at the Sessions 8:30am

Apr 24 Fri AGM and MEMBERS' IMAGES

ADVANCE NOTICE 2015 May 7 - 10 Barmouth long weekend Contact Derek Pike for further information and booking.

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: £1 members £3 non-members (subject to probable change after April 2014), 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.

All OUTINGS AND EVENING WALKS start from the Sessions House, Toft Road, Knutsford (opposite the Shell garage) unless otherwise stated in the programme.

Visit the KOS website at www.10x50.com
Contacts: Sheila Blamire : Chairman 01565 830168
Derek Pike : Secretary 01565 653811
Tony Ellis : Lectures Officer 01565 632501
Tony Usher : Press Officer 01565 873508

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