Upcoming BMC area meeting dates

Posted by Tony Ryan on 01/03/2020
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

Confirmed area meeting dates
(subject to coronavirus restrictions) 

The following area meetings are currently scheduled to go ahead, but we are constantly monitoring government advice on Coronavirus and reviewing the staging of BMC events and meetings accordingly. 

READ: Which BMC events are cancelled or postponed due to Coronavirus?

North West
Date: Monday 18 May 2020, start time to be confirmed
VIRTUAL VIA ZOOM
Find out more on the BMC Local Areas site

London & South East
Date: Tuesday 19 May 2020, starting at 7pm
VIRTUAL VIA ZOOM
Find out more on the BMC Local Areas site

Peak 
Date: Wednesday 20 May 2020, starting at 7.30pm
VIRTUAL VIA ZOOM
Find out more on the BMC Local Areas site

North East
Date: Thursday 21 May 2020, starting at 7.30pm
VIRTUAL VIA ZOOM
Find out more on the BMC Local Areas site

Cymru South Wales 
Date: Friday 22 May 2020, starting at 7.00pm
VIRTUAL VIA ZOOM
Find out more on the BMC Local Areas site

Cymru North Wales
Date: Tuesday 26 May 2020 7pm
VIRTUAL VIA ZOOM 
Find out more on the BMC Local Areas site.

Lakes
Date: Wednesday 27 May 2020, starting at 7.30pm
VIRTUAL VIA ZOOM
Find out more on the BMC Local Areas site

South West
Date: Saturday 30 May 2020, starting at 7.00pm
VIRTUAL VIA ZOOM
Find out more on the BMC Local Areas site

Yorkshire
Date: Monday 1 June 2020, starting at 7.30pm
VIRTUAL VIA ZOOM
Find out more on the BMC Local Areas site

Midlands
Date: Wednesday 3rd June, starting at 7:30pm
VIRTUAL VIA ZOOM
Find out more on the BMC Local Areas site

Areas yet to confirm next meeting date

Cymru Mid Wales
The previous meeting was held on Thursday 21 November 2019; information about the next meeting will be made available on the BMC Local Areas site.

See you there!


As the climbing walls, crags and mountains start to open, we wanted to say thanks to every BMC member who supported us through the Coronavirus crisis.

From weekly Facebook Lives and GB Climbing home training videos, to our access team working to re-open the crags and fight for your mountain access, we couldn’t have made it without you.

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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 :)
Tony Ryan(author comment)
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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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