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2018 EVENT LISTINGFiltered by: Other (6 Events) [clear]

Welcome to the event listings for the 2018 South Pennine Walk and Ride Festival. As we have so many events in 2018 we've introduced a new feature - you can now search the listings by activity, or by Local Authority area, using the filters on the right of the page. Then click on the event of your choice to get full details about start times and locations.

Updates


Due to the pocket guide going to print in July sometimes events have to change for the actual festival due to circumstances beyond our control. Please check the Walk and Ride Festival website for up to date advice.


- Event 69 Walking the West Pennine Way walk 4 of 6 in the pocket guide is to be held on Monday 17th September NOT on the Sunday.


- Extra events: August 23rd, 27th and 30th Walk and Ride Boost-boost your confidence in getting out into the South Pennines. Staups Lea Farm, Staups Lane, Blackshaw Head, Ol14 8RR. Contact amy@splattraining.co.uk



For self guided routes throughout the year visit www.walkridesouthpennines.co.uk.

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Training

08th September - National Navigation Awards Bronze ..

Start Time: 09:30
Participants learn basic skills of map selection, symbol interpretation, scale, orientation, distance estimation, compass skills planning and safety procedures. Receive a certificate for the National Navigational qualification - Bronze award. Part two on 9th September.
Kite Making Workshop

08th September - FLY! The South Pennines Kite Festival Kite-making workshop

Start Time: 10:30
Join us at The Piece Hall for the Halifax Heritage Festival celebrations. Learn about stories of years gone by in a special oral history exhibition and join one of the guided heritage tours. Families can get involved in creative workshops - have a go at making your own kite to fly today or at FLY! The South Pennines Kite Festival or make a vegetable creature before potato printing a scene to go with them. Booking may be required, visit thepiecehall.co.uk/whats-on
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Award

09th September - National Navigation Award - Bronze Award PART 2

Start Time: 09:30
Provides the candidates with the basic skills of map selection, symbol interpretation, scale, orientation, use of handrails, distance estimation, compass skills, planning and safety procedures.
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Training

16th September - An Introduction to Hill Walking in the Calder Valley

Start Time: 09:45
A practical introduction to map reading with members from the Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team, so you can start enjoying the hills safely. In this 4 hour beginners session we will cover: Basic map features, simple route planning and what to take with you on a day walk in the local area. Please bring: walking boots/ shoes with a grippy sole, small rucksack containing: waterproof jacket and trousers (if you have them), a hat, a spare warm layer, snacks and a drink.
Art workshop

16th September - Art From Nature taking inspiration from Andy Goldsworthy

Start Time: 12:30
A family workshop exploring 2D & 3D drawing and collage techniques using natural, re-cycled and man-made materials, led by Sarah OBoyle. All resources provided. You might like to go for a walk before the event and bring inspiration from what you find such as photographs (but please be aware of picking up anything unsavory - critters, monsters and mud). Visit our Open Studios and other activities.
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Training

22nd September - Mountain Training Hill Skills Part 1

Start Time: 09:00
If you do have some experience of hill walking but are not confident about planning walks, navigating and understanding the equipment required. candidates need to register with Mountain Training. Part 2 is on 23rd September. Contact for booking 01254704898.
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