Social events

Bedford Rambling Club Social events.

Our social secretary is Liz Patterson. If you have any comments or suggestions please contact Liz. Email – e.patterson759@btinternet.com Phone – 01525 713284 (leave a message if no answer)

Tuesday 11th February. Lunch and a chat at the Priory Marina Beefeater, Barkers Lane, Bedford. Does this appeal to you? Meet at 12.00. All walkers and non walkers welcome.Please let Liz know if you wish to come so she can book e.patterson759@btinternet.com  or 01525 713284  (leave a message if no answer)

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30th March to 2nd April 2020. Club walking holiday in Rye, East Sussex

After travelling on Monday morning, we plan to visit the ‘Story of Rye’ which uses dramatic sound and light to bring to life over 700 years of the town’s rich history and folklore. This will be followed by a short local walk.

On the Tuesday and Wednesday there will be a choice of longer and shorter walks in the delightful East Sussex countryside of about ten miles and six miles in the local area.

Before setting off for home on the Thursday afternoon there will be a short walk. Rye Trip 2020 printable PDF file

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Tues 12 May 10.00 am. A visit to the The Military Intelligence Museum at Chicksands. The Military Intelligence Museum displays key elements of the history of British Military Intelligence from the Crimea War onwards.

The central focus of the museum is the Intelligence Corps, the British Army Corps responsible for gathering intelligence and their collection includes a great many objects and special exhibits about its history.

Another key collection housed in the museum is the Medmenham Collection devoted to aerial photography and imagery analysis. This highlights the use of 3D imagery, initially in the first World War and then again with huge success in later years, during World War II and the Cold War.

The museum needs to know numbers and details of persons coming, photo ID will also be required. If you are interested please let Liz know either by phone or email by the beginning of May at the latest. Link to their website.