Monthly Archives: August 2015

30th August 2015: Berwick to Seaford along the Vanguard Way

It was an unexpectedly warm and humid Bank Holiday Sunday when 7 of us plus Woody travelled out via Brighton to Berwick. Our first stop was to view the interior of Berwick church, decorated by members of the Bloomsbury Group, … Continue reading

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23rd August 2015: Petersfield to Liss via the Hangers Way

This walk, led by Helen Y, was mostly along the Hangers Way (hanger = wooded slope) an area that feels like it’s remained pretty much the same for the last few hundred years. There was one steepish climb up Shoulder … Continue reading

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16th August: Borough Green

Helen led a circular walk from Borough Green and Wrotham station through undulating countryside, farms, woods and orchards, more Oast houses than you can shake a morris dancers stick at and 2 pubs, the Kentish Rifleman and the Golding Hop. … Continue reading

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13th August 2015: Capital Ring, Richmond to Hanwell

This part of the route took us along the Thames to Isleworth and Syon Park, where the garden centre cafe provided a welcome coffee stop. From Brentford it was a pleasant walk along the Grand Union canal. The plan had … Continue reading

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7th August 2015: Women of Troy

On a warm Friday evening, eight of us enjoyed a free performance of “Women of Troy”, a play based on the writings of Euripides, in The Scoop near Tower Bridge. This tale of war and sacrifice celebrates the triumphs and … Continue reading

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9th August 2015: King’s Langley

On a warm, sunny day Jean led 13 of us on this circular walk from King’s Langley through fields, along tracks and a section of the Grand Union Canal, where a heron and a kingfisher were spotted. A couple of … Continue reading

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