Chelmsford YHA Group


Wednesday Meetings, Weekends Away & Other Events

April 2020

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Wednesday 1st April

Skype Pub Quiz Night


Dial in on Skype from about 8.30pm to catch up and see everyone in their jim-jams. Cress has offered to organise a short quiz to keep us entertained.

Wednesday 8th April

Skype Slideshow: Trekking in Nepal

Dave P

Beer is optional, but dial in with a drink from 8.30pm and see what everyone has been up to (or not!). We'll have a go at sharing a slideshow.

Thursday 9th to Tuesday 14th April

Easter in the Lake District

Dave P

We'll be staying in the Carlisle Diocesan Youth Centre at St John's-in-the-Vale, nestled in the North Lakeland hills, a remote and rugged location, yet only 4 miles from Keswick.

We've got the Centre for 5 nights. You'll need to bring a sleeping bag and pillowcase.

Location: St Johns-in-the-Vale CA12 4UB, grid ref NY306224, ///panics.multiples.steam. From A66 at Threlkeld, follow B5322 south for 1½ miles then turn right following signs for Youth Centre.


Wednesday 15th April

Skype Committee Meeting

We’ll be dialling in to at least plan events for July and trips for the winter, in the hope that we’ll be able to go somewhere.

Sunday 19th April

Sunday walk: Goldhanger


Heybridge to Goldhanger, approx. 8 miles.

Meet at Daisy Meadow car park (Heybridge Basin CM9 4RP, grid ref TL870069 ///buying.clots.harmony) at 10:30am. Bring sandwiches for lunch, but we should have time for a lunchtime drink at the pub.


Wednesday 22nd April

Skype Quiz Night

Dial in from 8.30pm for a quiz at 9pm. Marion and Jim share quiz host duties. Rounds include famous alias names and unusual place names.

Wednesday 29th April

Skype Slideshow

Dave is going to take us on a tour of the National Parks of the Western United States.  Canyons, waterfalls, deserts and geysers.

Dial in from 8.30pm, the show will start about 9ish.

Note: Unless otherwise stated, Wednesday events start at 8.30pm at the YMCA in Victoria Road, Chelmsford

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