2019 CAMPING MEETS
Thursday 21st March – Sunday 24th March (3 nights)
Hatfield Woodhouse Village Hall, Watertown Close, Hatfield Woodhouse DN7 6NF – AGM Meet (Sat at 2.30pm)
111/677088 From M18 junc 5 take M180 towards Scunthorpe/Grimsby/Airport. From M180, junc 1, take the A614/A18 exit to Bawtry. At roundabout take 4th exit onto Tudworth Road/A18. At Green Tree pub (on right) turn Left onto A614. In 1 mile turn slight right onto Main Street and in 0.1 mile turn into lane to the village hall watch for RFG signs. AGM & mass ‘take away’ meal before evening ceilidh. Bring you crafts and musical instruments for sessions in the hall over the weekend.
Wednesday 17th April – Monday 22nd April (5 nights) Folk Group Easter Meet – Kempston Challenge Academy, Bedfordshire Booked Meet.
Thursday 2nd May – Tuesday 7th May (5 nights) Grange Ash Farm, Grange Moor, Nr. Wakefield WF4 4BG
110/233165 May Day Bank Holiday Meet. From Huddersfield take A642 towards Wakefield. After Grange Moor roundabout turn Left onto Ben Booth Lane. At junction turn Right and go straight on – field is on the Right. On A642 from Wakefield, after passing the mining museum and Kaye Arms, turn Right on to Ben Booth Lane (and follow from above) Evening ceilidhs in local hall on Saturday and Sunday evenings. See ‘Upcoming Meet’ page for details of underground tour at the National Mining Museum
Thursday 23rd May – Tuesday 28th May Coxwold Village Hall (5 nights)
100/536774. Byland Road, Coxwold, York, YO61 4BB. 5 nights. From A19 travelling south turn left towards Coxwold/Shandyhall. From A19 travelling north turn right towards Coxwold/Ampleforth. Site on eastern side of village. 1st half of Bank Holiday to back meets. (moving to Thornton Watlass on Tuesday for Part 2). Socials/Ceilidhs with live music in Hall on site. Communal BBQ on Sunday prior to ceilidh.
Tuesday 28th May – Sun 2nd June Village Farm, Thornton Watlass (5 nights)
MR 99/235853 Postcode HG4 4AH. 5 nights (Tues–Sun) From A1 take B6267 signposted Masham, in 6 miles turn right onto B6268 to Bedale. In 1.75 miles turn left onto road signposted Thornton Watlass. In 0.75 miles keep right at church and turn right before village green. Site entrance on right, 50 yards after village hall. Evening socials / ceilidhs to take place in village hall or pub room which are both adjacent to the site.
Friday 21st June – Wednesday 26th June (5 nights) Shirecroft Farm, 34 Station Road, Epworth. DN9 1JZ
MR.112/778046 From M180 Junction 2, take A161 south. At the traffic lights in Epworth turn right. Site is 0.75 miles on the right. Epworth Music Day on Saturday and to include The Ridings running a Community Ceilidh in Imperial Hall on Saturday evening. On Wed, option to move onto ……
Wednesday 26th June – Sunday 1st July (5 nights) Marton & Gate Burton Village Hall, nr Lincoln. DN21 5AR
MR.121/839817 From Gainsborough, take A156 towards Lincoln. In 5 miles, take right by church in Marton village on to Trent Port Road. Site /hall on left in 100 yds. . From the south take A1 to Markham Moor then take A57 towards Lincoln. (There is a toll bridge over the river at a cost of around 40p) Once over the river take the 2nd left onto A1133 towards Torksey. In Torksey turn left onto A156. In approx. 2.5 miles turn left at the church onto Trent Port Road. Folk Group AGM meet. Planned evenings in hall on site. Thurs – get-together, Fri – ‘Pub Session’, Sat & Sun – Ceilidhs.
Thursday 18th July – Tuesday 23rd July (5 nights) Sutton Park, Sutton on the Forest (5 nights) ‘Scarecrow Meet’
MR 100/582643 Postcode YO61 1DP. 5 nights. On York/Helmsley Road B1363 in Sutton -on-the Forest, 6m SE of Easingwold. Look for Sutton Park signs at Easingwold and A19. Hall booked for Saturday evening Ceilidh.
Thursday 8th August – Tuesday 12th August (5 nights) Thoresby Park
Invitation to join North Central Area at this meet
Thursday 22nd August – Tuesday 27th August (5 nights) Hutton le Hole, YO62 6UA
MR 100/SE707897 From Pickering take A170 west. In 6 miles * turn north onto unclassified road. Site on right in 2.5 miles, with access on lane to left of a cafe. From Thirsk take A170 east (NB. Sutton Bank is prohibited to caravans). 0.75 miles east of Kirkbymoorside continue from * above. Annual Bring & Buy sale on Sunday. There will be a raffle, White Elephant and Book Stalls – donations appreciated. Ceilidhs on Saturday, Sunday and Monday evenings in Village Hall across the road.
Thursday 12th September – Monday 16th September (4 nights) Lockside Caravan Park, Ripon. HG4 1TZ
99/323703 OS 114/A1 BSB site 99/123. From A61 Ripon bypass take B6265 east. In 150 yards * take unclassified road south signed Littlethorpe. After 250 yards turn left between bungalows. Site in 100 yards. From South leave A1(M) at Boroughbridge. Take A168 north for 1.2 miles. Turn left onto B6265. In 4.1 miles continue from * above. Room available for day time / evening activities during the meet with the Saturday evening ceilidh being held in Littlethorpe Village. Access to WC and shower on site.
Thurs 10 October – Monday 14 October (4 nights) Wetherby Racecourse – LS22 5EJ
105/421488 Leave the A1 at Junction 46 and take B1224 signposted York. Continue East on York Road for 1 mile and turn right at roundabout to the racecourse. Watch for RFG signs. Room on site for activities over the weekend. Ceilidh with live music on Saturday evening.
Friday 1st November – Sunday 23rd November (2 nights) Sykehouse Village Hall, Broad Lane, Sykehouse. DN14 9AY
MR 111/627166 From Junc 34on M62 take A19 towards Doncaster. At traffic lights in Askern turn Left and follow signs to Sykehouse. Site on Left through the village. Dinner Dance on Saturday with carvery meal followed by a ceilidh. – For details/booking contact Margaret on (0113) 229 5540 by 24th October. All meals to be pre-booked.
Saturday 28th Dec’19 – Wednesday 1st Jan’20 Booked 4 night Meet The Ruddle Centre, Braithwell – Contact the secretary for availability on 01302 786719