City of Birmingham Ramblers is the only group in the Warwickshire Area which has a full programme of weekly Sunday walks by coach (catering for all abilities), as well as fortnightly Wednesday walks and also monthly Saturday walks for the general public. Not forgetting our summer and autumn Ridges and Tops walks for the more adventurous, our walking weekends away and biennial holidays abroad. Come and give us a try.
The week ahead (from Monday 2nd March 2015)Weekday walks: Chaddesley Corbett (change to programme); Departing from The Fox Inn, Chaddesley Corbett, Wyre Forest District DY10 4QN on Wednesday 4th March, 10:30 AM.
Social events: Group Annual Dinner; Meeting at Eaton Hotel, Hagley Road, B16 9NB on Friday 6th March, 07:00 PM.
Sunday walks: Bewdley to Mamble; Departing from Colmore Row, Birmingham on Sunday 8th March, 09:00 AM. Coach fare £10.
See the current programme page for details of these and other forthcoming events.
Changes to the printed programme
In a change to our printed programme, our Wednesday walk to Chaddesley Corbett on 4th March will now depart from The Fox Inn, Lower Chaddesley, postcode DY10 4QN, grid reference SO 8920 7330. The Fox serves a very reasonably priced carvery and has a good "specials" board too.
Also our Sunday walk to Bagworth will now take place on the 19th, instead of the 12th April, while our Derwent Valley Heritage Trail walk (Borrowash to Allestree) will now take place on the 12th, instead of the 19th April. We apologise for any inconvenience.
Social Secretary/Event Planner role
We currently have a vacancy for the committee role of Social Secretary, which involves organising three or four social events each year
The committee would like to hear from anyone interested in taking on this important role either informally on an occasional basis or as a committee member.
Group Annual Dinner
This years Group Annual Dinner will be held at the Eaton Hotel on Friday 6th March.
Thanks to Kay Ford and John Penny for organising this.
2015 Easter Break
Our 2015 Easter Break at Wells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk can now be booked. The dates are Friday 3rd to Tuesday 7th April.Andy Bates is organising for us once again.
2015 September Break
Our second walking weekend of the year at Alston, North Pennines can now be booked. The dates are Friday 11th to Tuesday 15thSeptember.Andy Bates is organising for us yet again.
2015 Lakes Weekend
Bookings are now being taken for our 2015 Lakes Weekend at HF Monk Coniston. The dates are Friday 16th to Monday 19th October.Sandra Sutton is organising this for us once again.
History of the Midland Area 1930-1987
Our former chairman Michael Bird wrote a history of the Midland Area of the Ramblers' Association to co-incide with the Ramblers' 75th Birthday Celebrations in 2010. You can download and read it here.
This page was up to date on 01/03/2015. Elements of the page are also updated from a live data source.