Forthcoming Meets

Stewards’ Contact Details for more information

If you have any questions about any specific meet, you should contact the named stewards.  However, as this is a public web-site, we do not publish their names or contact details here.

Camping and Caravanning Club members can find these details in the Club magazine or online in the “Out and About” section.  The information is also included in the Folk Dance and Song Group Newsletter.

If you cannot find the details or you are not a Camping and Caravanning Club member, please contact the chairman or secretary for information (details on the Contacts page).

You must be a member of the Camping and Caravanning Club to attend these meets – but you do not need to be a member of the Folk Dance and Song Group

Fees Camping North Central Area fees are currently £10 per unit per night for two adults (to include camping, use of hall and dances) with reductions for single person units, unless otherwise stated. These charges do not apply to THSs.

CCY and children under 18 years of age, no charge.

Dancing: £3.00 per visitor.

Note: Meets start at 2 pm unless otherwise stated.

Details of meets will be posted here as they become available.  For a full list of 2019 Meets, please refer to the 2019 Calendar.

Jun 26th – 1st Jul   Marton & Gate Burton Village Hall, Nr LINCOLN           MR. 121/839817

Postcode ????.  5 nights.  Folk Group AGM.

Jul 12th – 15th   Showground Field, Hill Top Farm, ASHOVER                    MR. 119/351632

Derbyshire.  Postcode S45 0BA.  OS 130/A2.  3 nights.  From M1 junction 29 take A6175 to Clay Cross turn right on to A61.  In 1.1 miles at Old Tupton roundabout turn left on to unclassified road signed Littlemoor and Ashover.  In about 3 miles, after passing through Littlemoor at T-junction turn right on to B6036.  In 0.3 miles, * Look for signs at the old Nettles pub (now a house), turn right on to unclassified road.  Site on left in 0.75 miles, before Ashover village.  N.B. It is not recommended to use the A632 Matlock-Chesterfield road.  From Derby take A 38 North to Alfreton.  Turn left on to A61 Chesterfield road for about 4 miles.  At Stretton turn West on to B6036 towards Ashover.  In 2.4 miles continue from * above.  If towing a caravan, this latter route should not be used for the return journey, as the B6036/A61 junction is very steep and at an awkward angle.  Very good walking area, close to the Peak National Park.  Peak Practice was filmed in this area.  Village baker (home-made cakes!).  Ceilidh in Village Hall, Saturday.  Stewards: Marlene & Brian + Nora. Contact details on ‘Contacts’ page

Aug 8th – 12th   Thoresby Hall Estate, PERLETHORPE, Notts.                MR. 120/639714

Postcode DE45 1AQ.  4 nights.  Morris Car Collection Rally.  Invite to The Ridings.  From Nottingham take A614.  At Ollerton roundabout continue on A614 (Blyth Road) in 2 miles turn left at Thoresby roundabout onto Netherfield Lane.  Site on left.  Camping in estate grounds with Tank museum and Sherwood Forest and Clumber Park close by.  Village Hall – Friday, Saturday & Sunday evenings, 5 minutes in car.  Stewards: Marlene & Brian. Contact details on ‘Contacts’ page

Aug 23rd – 27th   WELLINGORE Village Hall, Lincolnshire                     MR. 121/983569

Postcode LN5 0JA.  4 nights.  Craft Weekend.  From Lincoln take A607 signposted Welbourne and Wellingore.  Continue to Wellingore.  * In village turn west onto Barnes Lane signposted Recreation Ground.  Turn right between houses to recreation ground car park.  From Newark take A17 East and take slip road to Leadenham village.  At traffic-lights turn left onto A607 and head north for 8 miles.  Continue from * above.  Located in village on grassy level site with hardstanding.  Hall available Friday pm to Tuesday midday.  Local pub with beer garden.  Nice local walks. This could be your chance for a Lincoln City Adventure!  The area is steeped in history (visit the museums), for not only were the Romans there but so were the R.A.F. in World War Two.  Why not jump on the bus, bus stop close to the hall (use your pass – if you’ve got one!), and visit the superb local shops, cathedral or markets during this extended weekend.

Stewards: Brian & Marlene. Contact details on ‘Contacts’ page

Sep 6th – 10th   Little Dunstal Farm, ABBOTS BROMLEY,                       MR. 128/073259

Staffordshire.  Postcode WS15 3EP.  4 nights.  Horn Dance Meet.  Take A50 to Uttoxeter, take A518 signed Stafford, at Plough take B5013 signed Abbotts Bromley ,approximately 6 miles, approximately 1 mile before Abbotts Bromley turn Left, site on Left.  See Signs. We are pleased that we have been invited to return to Little Dunstal Farm (our original site) to join the Froggatt family for the celebrations/garden party with dancing on the lawn.  The Horn Dancers will visit and dance at the farm on Monday.  Hall – Saturday and Sunday evenings.  We will be doing a ‘guess who the ‘relation’ belongs to?’, so please bring along photos of anybody we can connect with you, e.g. your mum, dad, brother, sister etc.

Stewards: Jane & Richard. Contact details on ‘Contacts’ page

Sep 20th – 22nd   Greenacres, Fradley Lane, Fradley, Lichfield,  Staffs   MR. 128/160133

Postcode WS13 8PD.  On A38 towards Burton from Lichfield at first sign for Fradley turn left (not Industrial Estate). then at T-junc. turn right. Site on left within 750 yds The Coventry Canal runs through the village and merges with the Trent and Mersey Canal at nearby Fradley Junction so plenty of walking. Also Buses to Burton or Lichfield close to National Memorial Arboretum Hall – Friday and Saturday evenings. Stewards – Pat and Paul. Contact details on ‘Contacts’ page

Sep 26th – 1st Oct   Camerton Village Hall, CAMERTON                           MR. 172/679585

Postcode BA2 0NL.  Folk Group Autumn Gather