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WE WANT YOUR FESTIVAL PHOTOS!

We would really appreciate your sending us a few of your favourite festival photos for our website Gallery page.

You can either:

1. Email them to web@corshamwalkingfestival.org.uk

2. Upload them to your Google Drive, then send a link to web@corshamwalkingfestival.org.uk

3. Share them to the Corsham Walking Festival Facebook Group.

We look forward to seeing your photos and hope you enjoy your walks – weather looks promising with (shhh) possible blue sky…

Thank you for your support it wouldn’t happen without you.

LAST CHANCE TO BOOK FOR SUPPER & QUIZ – SUNDAY DEADLINE!

There are still some places available for the fabulous Corsham Walking Festival Evening Quiz and Buffet Supper at Springfield Campus. We have to close bookings on the evening of Sunday 3rd June as the caterers need final numbers on Monday.

The food is delicious and and the quiz highly entertaining with great prizes donated by generous local businesses. OK so you haven’t been before and have not organised a team, just book your ticket and come along anyway – you will be made welcome and teams will form on the night. After all that walking you deserve it!

Transcoco Walk – only 4 places left!

SUN 7 – Sunshine, Cabbages and Orchards FREE!

This exciting new 2 hour walk departs at 11 am on Sunday 10 June from Springfield Community Campus and will explore sustainable practices in Corsham, including solar installations, community orchards, wildflower gardens, and growing food. Peter Harper, a leading environmentalist from University of Bath will look at biodiversity in hedgerows and green spaces. Children are welcome with an accompanying adult – but be quick as only 4 places left…

Transcoco aims to develop local solutions to local sustainability issues, helping to address climate change and other global environmental challenges. We aim to make the Corsham area a more positive and rewarding place and help create a more sustainable future for everyone. www.transcoco.org.uk

Charmy Down Festival Walk – Book Now!

If you are free on Sunday 10 June, why not come on our ‘Charmy Down and Splendours of St Catherines Walk’.

This 11 miles walk winds through some wonderful undulating countryside to sleepy St Catherine’s Valley. The walk takes 5 hours and starts in the village of Marshfield.

You can book now via this website or the Pound Arts Centre.

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QUIZ NIGHT – BOOK NOW BEFORE IT SELLS OUT!

The Golden Boots are being burnished ready for their big night as trophy for the winning team along with some excellent prizes donated by local businesses.

This popular event gives walkers and friends a chance to socialize and have fun during the festival. Our excellent Quiz Master refuses to leak any clues about this year’s questions, but they are always a good mixture with something for everyone – so come and have some fun!

There will be a licensed cash bar and a delicious hot and cold buffet. Please let us know of special dietary requirements when booking.

You can book at The Pound or via the Book Now button on the Saturday Evening tab:

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You can organise a team of up to 6 people (friends, family, colleagues, neighbours perhaps) or join an existing team on the night.

26 May – By Brook & Monk’s Wood Walk

Saturday 26th May – a guided walk led by the Cotswold Volunteer Wardens.

Start: 10:00 am at Selwyn Hall Car Park, Box – off the A4.

‘Either side of the By-Brook’

Difficulty: MODERATE Duration: 5.5 HOURS Distance: 9 MILES

We follow the By-Brook upstream to Widdenham Farm before climbing to Euridge Manor and entering Monks Wood to see Spring wild flowers. The return does mean a climb to Rudloe Manor for valley views. Please bring a Picnic Lunch. Not suitable for pushchairs but families welcome.

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15 May – Box Walk

Box Monthly Walk

Starts 10:00 am from the free car park near Selwyn Hall, Valens Terrace, Box, SN13 8NT.

The walk is approximately 5 miles and takes about 3 hours around the various footpaths of Box Parish. There may be hills and stiles.

Bring a mid morning snack.
Not suitable for pushchairs.

Led by Sid Gould

6 May – Wanderers’ Bluebell Walk

The ‘Bluebell Walk’ is this Sunday 6th May and starts at 10 am from the Who’d A Thought It pub at Lockeridge, near Marlborough SN8 4EL.
There is plenty of on-street parking nearby.

The ramble of about 9 miles passes through West Woods and onward to Pewsey Downs via the White Horse Trail.
Please bring a picnic lunch.
Optional post-walk refreshments in the pub.

Corsham walkers can meet in the Co-op car park, Newlands Road at 9 am to car share. Can walkers needing a lift please first check with their driver the return arrangements – many thanks.

11 May – St Bart’s

St Bartholomew’s Walking Group

Our next walk is about 7.5 miles on Friday 11th May, meeting 10:00 hrs at the Harp and Crown P.H. Gastard, Nr. Corsham, SN13 9PU.

Permission kindly given for car parking, but please car share and double park if necessary. Suggest bringing snack/picnic.

Advance notice that there will not be a St Bart’s walk in June due to the Corsham Walking Festival.