Upcoming BMC area meeting dates

Posted by Tony Ryan on 01/01/2017
Connect with your area via the BMC Local Areas site

Come along to the next meeting in your area, to discuss the latest issues and get involved in the work of the BMC.

The role of area meetings is to facilitate democratic debate between BMC members and reach consensus and decisions on local and national issues.  Area meetings are the main forum for members to contribute to discussions about climbing, hill walking and mountaineering issues in their area.  To many people they are the 'public face' of the BMC where members wishing to get more involved can express opinions, influence policy and learn about wider aspects of the BMC’s work.

They are also good social occasions, often taking place in pub meeting rooms, with some free food laid on (you have to buy your own drinks!) and a speaker talking about a recent expedition to a far flung corner of the world or a trip to the latest rock climbing hotspot.

What happens at BMC area meetings?

How to stay in touch with your local BMC area

The next area meetings taking place are:

North West
Date: Monday 23 January 2017, starting at 7.30pm
Venue: The Depot Climbing Centre, Mosley Road, Manchester M17 1PG
Find out more on the BMC Local Areas site

London & South East
Date: Thursday 26 January 2017, starting at 7.00pm
Venue: The Devereux, 20 Devereux Court, Temple, London WC2R 3JJ
Find out more on the BMC Local Areas site

Lakes
Date: Wednesday 1 February 2017, starting at 7.30pm
Venue: Hawkshead Brewery, Mill Yard, Staveley LA8 9LR
Find out more on the BMC Local Areas site

Midlands
Date: Wednesday 1 February 2017, starting at 8.00pm
Venue: Old Edwardians Sports Club, Streetsbrook Road, Solihull B90 3PE
Find out more on the BMC Local Areas site

Cymru North Wales
Date: Thursday 2 February 2017, starting at 8.00pm
Venue: The Belle Vue Hotel, Holyhead Road, Bangor LL57 2EU
Find out more on the BMC Local Areas site

Yorkshire
Date: Monday 6 February 2017, starting at 7.30pm
Venue: The Wheatley Arms, Wheatley Lane, Ben Rhydding, Ilkley LS29 8PP
Find out more on the BMC Local Areas site

Cymru Mid Wales
Date: Monday 6 February 2017, starting at 8.00pm
Venue: Brynamlwg Tavern, 25 Cefn Llan, Aberystwyth SY23 3AP
Find out more on the BMC Local Areas site

Peak
Date: Wednesday 8 February 2017, starting at 7.30pm
Venue: The Maynard, Main Road, Grindleford, Derbyshire, S32 2HE
Find out more on the BMC Local Areas site

North East
Date: Thursday 16 February 2017, starting at 7.00pm
Venue: Durham Climbing Centre, St. John's Road, Durham DH7 8TZ
Find out more on the BMC Local Areas site

Cymru South Wales
The previous meeting was held on Wednesday 14 December 2016.
Information about the next meeting will be available in due course on the BMC Local Areas site

South West
The previous meeting was held on Saturday 14 January 2017.
Information about the next meeting will be available in due course on the BMC Local Areas site

 

See you there!

 


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1) Anonymous User
25/02/2016
hi there I love climbing and I was hpoin that you would be able to have some more dates for people in the south east as I love climbing I really want to climb thanks :)
2) Tony Ryan (author comment)
25/02/2016
You can find out about BMC area meetings and other events and activities in the London & SE area on the BMC Local Areas website - http://community.thebmc.co.uk/london and se

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