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2017 EVENT LISTINGFiltered by: Rossendale BC (6 Events) [clear]

Welcome to the event listings for the 2017 South Pennine Walk and Ride Festival. As we have so many events in 2017 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 20: South Crosland Airfield Ride-cancelled due to lack of bookings.



EVENT 71: A Taste of Le Tour – deleted



EVENT 72: Mary Towneley Loop Endurance-Unfortunately this year’s event has had to be cancelled due to the low number of entries received so far. Refunds for the current entrants will be processed ASAP.  Any questions please email: events@rpmrt.org.uk 



EVENT 114: In the Footsteps of Outlaws and Legionaries-incorrect postcode in pocket guide. Event will meet at Ogden Reservoir, Ogden Lane, Newhey, OL16 3TQ. We are trying to secure a walk leader to meet at Ogden Reservoir, Halifax as an alternative but have nothing sorted as yet.



EVENT 118: Brighouse Boundary Walk Part 1: Cancelled due to ill health.



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

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Horse Ride

09th September - Ponies for People

Start Time: 10:00
An opportunity to get hands on with our lovely Fell Ponies, and try a taster ride in a relaxed and secure atmosphere. Open to all ages and abilities.
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Training

14th September - National Navigation Award Scheme - Silver Day 1

Start Time: 09:30
Breaking down navigation into stages, attack point, use of accurate compass bearings, aiming-off and effects of route choice on the walker with Outdoor Activities Service and Alternative Adventures. Certificates awarded. Part 2 on 15th.
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Training

15th September - National Navigation Scheme - Silver Day 2

Start Time: 09:30
Breaking down navigation into stages, attack point, use of accurate compass bearings, aiming-off and effects of route choice on the walker with Outdoor Activities Service and Alternative Adventures. Certificates awarded. Part 1 on 14th September.
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Cycle

16th September - Get Tech

Start Time: 10:00
A full day skills course on the rocky terrain at Lee Quarry for experienced riders - Improve confidence and flow on technical trails. (See Facebook page for more details: www.facebook.com/WhooshMTB/events)
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Cycle

17th September - Mary Towneley Loop Endurance

Start Time: 09:00
Bridleway loop around Rossendale, Calderdale and Rochdale. With 6300ft of climbing, a variety of surfaces and very little road makes this a genuinely big day out in the saddle. Registration from 8am.
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Walk

24th September - Larks of Dean

Start Time: 10:00
To commemorate the Larks of Dean, an 18th Century choir who walked the moors from Dean to Goodshaw Chapel with musical instruments. Hosted by Rural Rossendale to celebrate a HLF drystone wall project.
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