We think that a social side to the group goes hand-in-hand with our walks. After all, we frequently end a walk with a drink in a pub. And once you're a member, you can come on one of our weekends which is a fantastic way to get to know us.

Thoughout the year, we have occasional socials, whether it's a cinema trip, meal or brewery visit. The photos below give a flavour of our past socials. If you think that the socials calendar is looking a little empty at the moment, please bear in mind that some of our socials are arranged at short notice and, as such, might only be listed on our members' page on Facebook.

If you'd like to organise a social for the Weekend Walkers, contact the Socials Coordinator at socials@mwwalkers.org.uk.


MARCH

 

APRIL

 


Wednesday 12th: Pub Social

Organiser:

Andy B

Description:

Let's go and visit our spiritual home again. Cask is a small, friendly pub with a wide choice of real ales, lager, wines and spirits. Coming straight from work? They even let you bring in fish & chips from next door, as long as you take away your rubbish!
Prospective members are welcome to come and have a chat with us; if you're unsure which group we are, look for a sign on our table or ask the bar staff

Booking:

Just turn up!

Meeting Point:

Cask, 29 Liverpool Road, Manchester, M3 4NQ at 18:00-22:00.


JULY

 


Monday 3rd: Mark Watson at MIF

Organiser:

Gavin

Description:

A rare chance to catch one of the country's most joyously original stand-ups in an intimate club setting, the new arts venue 53Two, along with some other MWWs. It is as part of a Welsh themed section to the Manchester International Festival (although Mark was born in Bristol!)

Booking:

There's a spare ticket with us for this performance at 15. Please email me at membership@manchester-ramblers.org.uk to request the ticket, and we'll arrange payment. Arrangements for meeting up will be made later.

Meeting Point:

53Two arts venue, 8 Albion Street, Park Avenue Car Park, Manchester, M1 5LN at 21:00.



Tuesday 4th: Cotton Panic!

Organiser:

Gavin

Description:

As part of the Manchester International Festival, Cotton Panic is a new play co-created by and starring Jane Horrocks (Bubble in Absolutely Fabulous) about the Cotton Famine in Lancashire, where the American Civil War caused the factories' main supply of cotton to dry up. Quote from the website: 'the show uses a compelling collage of live music, drama, words and film to evoke an era lost to history: of hard work, of passion, and of the North of England's inspiring solidarity with the slaves of the American South.' There are a few MWWs going. It should be interesting.

Booking:

There's a spare ticket for this performance with us, plus it's the preview evening so it's only 20. Please email me at membership@manchester-ramblers.org.uk to request the ticket, and we'll arrange payment. Arrangements for meeting up will be made later.

Meeting Point:

The play is on at Upper Campfield Market, Liverpool Road, Manchester, ~M3 4FN at 19:30.


Some photos from our socials

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