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 However, as this is a public web-site, we do not publish their names or contact details here.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 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.
Mar 15th – 17th 2019 Chads Nature Study Centre, HANDSACRE, MR. 128/103168
***** BOOKED MEET – so please book with stewards *****
Armitage, Near Rugeley. Postcode WS15 4ED. North Central AGM Saturday 16th. Do not use SATNAV. From Rugeley take A513 East. Through Armitage and Handsacre. Cross canal next to Crown Inn. Turn right at next main junction (staying on A513). Site on right, in approximately 0.8 miles. From Kings Bromley take A515 south. In 0.4 miles (at end of village), turn right on A513. Site on Left, in 1.0 miles (obscured entrance; look for NCFG signs). This meet is limited to 20 units, so please book in advance. The hall is available all weekend and is one of the cosiest halls we use. Join us for our first camping Meet of the year! Hall available all weekend for crafts, games and music. There will be an American supper (bring and share) on Saturday, followed by a dance; you may like to wear something green to celebrate St Patrick’s Day. Stewards : Paul and Janet (who can be contacted via the webmaster’s email address on the Contacts page)
Apr 5th – 7th FULFORD Village Hall, Fulford Road, MR. 127/953377
Stoke-on-Trent. Postcode ST11 9QT. From A50 Stoke – Uttoxeter, at Meir take A520 South for 1.5 miles, fork Left on B5066. In 2 miles at Spot Acre turn Left signposted Fulford. Hall in village 1 mile on Left. Please do not arrive before 3pm, because of the nursery held there. This is a nice hall with hard standing only, open for craft, games, tea and coffee. An American supper on Saturday with dancing in the evening.
Apr 17th – 22nd Challenger Academy, Hill Rise, KEMPSTON, Bedford MR. 153/021466
Folk Group Easter Meet. 5 nights.
Apr 22nd – 27th Village Hall, Bailey Brooks Lane, ROADE MR. 152/754521
Postcode NN7 2LS Follow-on Meet. 5 nights.
May 3rd – 7th War Memorial Hall, Green Lane, SEAGRAVE, Leics. MR 129/616177
Postcode LE12 7LU. Mayday Meet. 4 nights. Invite to Midlands. Due to the school using the carpark, this meet is a 4pm start. From Leicester take A46 north towards Newark. In about 8 miles turn left onto unclassified road signed Seagrave. Continue for 1.2 miles into Seagrave. Turn right by school and hall is shortly on left. Hall available all weekend for music, singing, craft, etc. Saturday evening dance. White Horse (local pub) Mini Folk Festival weekend open to everyone in the village.
May 24th – 28th Swythamley & Heaton Centre, THE ROACHES, MR. 118/979643
Peak District, Nr. Leek. Postcode SK11 0SL. 4 nights. From A523 travelling North, opposite reservoir Fork Right signposted Heaton. 1st right, 2 miles ignore junctions to Swythamley & Heaton Centre. Situated in beautiful countryside, this was once voted by NCFG as our favourite site. The centre is in the Dane Valley and there are plenty of lovely walks close by. Hall available throughout our stay for music, dance and chat. Music for ceilidhs. Bring and Share Supper on Saturday.