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PROPOSED PROGRAMME FOR 2008

(Also see our pub evenings)


Annual Dinner
Saturday   19 January
Beat those January blues – eat, drink and be merry! How did it go?
Greyhound Racing
Tuesday    29 January
Off to Peterborough for a little flutter! How did it go?
10 Pin Bowling
Tuesday      5 February
Come and show your striking potential! How did it go ?
Tobogganing & Extreme Tubing
Saturday   23 February
New venue – Tamworth Snowdome.  Fancy sliding over the snow in a big ‘doughnut’? How did it go ?
Laser Maze
Thursday    13 March
Test your skills at “taking people out”. How did it go?
Orienteering
Sunday     30 March
One of our annual favourites.  Prizes to be won! How did it go ?
Local Walk
Sunday       6 April
Enjoy a morning walk in the local countryside, ending with pub lunch. How did it go?
Cycle Ride
Sunday     13 April
Fresh air, exercise and another pub lunch! How did it go?
Derbyshire Walk
Saturday   19 April
Jane and Dennis again take you to this breathtaking county, over hills, down dales – never to be seen again (well maybe in the pub!). How did it go?
Street Rally
Wednesday  30 April
Discover Thrapston and find the clues. How did it go ?
Go Karting
Sunday     11 May
Who will be on the winner’s podium this year? How did it go?
Wherry Trip Saturday / Sunday  17/18 May
We shall be sailing on “The Albion” out of Womack Water, Norfolk. How did it go?
Canoeing
Saturday   24 May
A half-day’s canoeing at the Frontier Centre.  An ever popular event. How did it go?
Canal Trip
Sunday      1 June 
Lots of food, good company, cruising along the canal – hopefully without the rain we had last summer. How did it go?
Go-Ape
Sunday      8 June
A new venue for this activity.  You will be swinging through the trees of Sherwood Forest.  Look out Robin! How did it go?
Disc Golf
Saturday   14 June
This is an entirely new activity – featured on Robbie Coltrane’s Journey Through Great Britain. How did it go?
Bala Weekend
Friday / Sunday 27/28/29 June
A repeat of the very popular White Water Rafting event at the National Centre in Bala that we did in 2004.  It was fabulous.  Biggest adrenalin rush ever! How did it go?
Petanque at the pub
Tuesday     1 July
A new game for us – at Lyddington – followed by a meal. How did it go?
Multi-Activity Day
Sunday     13 July
Day of multi-activities at Whilton Locks. How did it go?
Microlighting
Sunday     20 July
Back by popular request.  You may have the chance to fly over your area and see your house from the sky! How did it go?
Wye Weekend
Saturday / Sunday 26/27 July
Camping, canoeing and pony trekking in the beautiful Wye Valley How did it go?
Fireworks Saturday   2 August Fabulous firework display at Stanford Hall.  Just pray for good weather.  Great social evening, with food How did it go?
Punting on the river
Sunday       10 August
Another very popular event.  Maybe a new venue this year. How did it go?
Lake District Activity Weekend
Friday / Sunday 5/6/7 September
Back by popular demand, such a brilliant time was had last year.  Grasmere YHA How did it go?
Sailing Day Sunday     14 September Learn to sail at Grafham Water How did it go?
Hawk Flying
Thursday   25 September
Your chance to have a go at flying birds of prey! How did it go?
Survival skills
Saturday     4 October
Become Ray Mears for the day! How did it go?
Autumn walkSunday        12 OctoberUndemanding ramble to enjoy the autumn colours and a pub lunch! How did it go?
Dancing
Thursday   23 October
Really fun time and you don’t need a partner.  All this and raising money for charity. How did it go?
Halloween Evening
Friday       31 October
Spooks everywhere at Lyveden New Bield! How did it go?
Bodyflight
Sunday       2 November
Fancy flying without an aeroplane, parachute etc.?  Well this is just for you. How did it go?
Ten Pin Bowling
Thursday   13 November
Another chance to test your skills and become the 50+ champion! How did it go?
Scalextric race nightWednesday 19 NovemberCome on you budding racing drivers! ( On a small scale - of course) How did it go?
Archery  &  climbingSaturday   22 NovemberAfter this, we might have a chance of becoming extras on ‘Robin Hood’! How did it go?
Desborough indoor bowlsSunday  30 NovemberBowl along and start the festive season with traditional fayre followed by mince pies and mulled wine with the chairman! How did it go?
Laser Maze
Tuesday   16 December
A great stress buster this.  You will feel so refreshed and raring to get on with those final Christmas preparations! How did it go?


Informal Pub Evenings

We get together on the second Tuesday of every month from 7.30 pm on an informal basis in a local hostelry. Potential members to the Club are welcome to come along to these evenings and meet us and learn more about the Club. The dates and venues for 2008 are:



January 8 StirrupCup - Barton Seagrave See Map
February 12 Bridge Hotel - Thrapston See Map
March 11 The Piper – Windmill Avenue, Kettering See Map
April 8 The Redwell - Wellingborough See Map
May 13 The Carriage House – Higham Ferrers See Map
June 10 Barbecue & Rounders at Irchester Country Park See Map
July 1 Petanque – White Hart, Lyddington See Map
August 12 Bird Walk in Fineshade Woods See Map
September 9 Waggon & Horses - Sywell
October 14 Needle & Awl - Rushden See Map
November 11 Duke of Wellington – Stanwick See Map
December No meeting





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