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Socials Programme

Below is our winter socials programme, with socials ranging from skittles, theatre trips and meals.

Email or phone in plenty of time

Some social events are booked by the organiser. If you're interested in attending, please email or call 07530 064588 in plenty of time as it is not always easy/possible to add extra people at short notice and ticket numbers may be limited.

Alternate events Additional SWAG social events are often arranged at short notice without being published on our website and these will be emailed to all on the mailing list.

Date Venue Deadline Location
4th Jan 7.30pm

Curry Evening at Taj Mahal, Taunton. 25 items for £9.95 per person. Let us known if you are attending by 28th December.

28th Dec TA1 1DE
12th Jan 7.30pm

The Bear Inn, 53 High Street, Somerset, BA16 0EF at 7.30pm. All SWAG members are welcome to attend or put an item for the agenda. An email will be sent out nearer the meeting with more details.

BA16 0EF
23rd Jan 7.30pm

Scrooge pantomime at Wellesley Theatre, Wellington, at 7.30pm. Tickets are £7.50-£9.50. Please let us known by the 31st of December if you wish to attend.

31st Dec TA21 8AU
6th or 7th Feb

Come dine with me month every Friday or Saturday evening of February. Can people email us by the 20th of January 2015 to confirm if they wish to take part.

20th Jan
21st Feb 7.30pm

Ghost walk in Bath. Meeting at 7.30, for an 8.00pm start outside the Theatre Royal, Saw Close, Bath BA1 1ET. £8.00 per person. Please let us known if you wish to attend.

7th Mar 7.30pm

Watch "In The Heart of The Sea" at the Yeovil cinema approx 7.30pm.

BA20 1NP
14th Mar 7.30pm

Meal and skittles at the The Forresters Arms, East Coker, Yeovil. They keep updating their restaurant menu, but have a browse on their website for an idea of what’s available.
Let us know if you would like to go is 11th March.

11th March BA22 9NF
21st Mar 7.30pm

Italian meal in Rugantinos Wells, 7.30pm. Please let us known if you wish to attend.

2nd Apr 7.30pm

Swan Lake at the Octagon Theatre in Yeovil 7.30pm. Moscow ballet co. Tickets between £21.50-23.50. Can you let us know if you want to go ASAP to avoid disappointment.

BA20 1UX
18th Apr 2.30pm

Agatha Christie's And Then There Were None at The Theatre Royal Bath.
A group of ten strangers is lured to a remote island off the Devon coast. Upon arrival they discover that their host is missing. At dinner a recorded message is played accusing each of then of having a guilty secret. Stranded on the island by a torrential storm, one by one the guests are murdered.
Cost £19, let us know by 19th March

19th March BA1 1ET
9th May

The set up to the day is as follows; to have a river cruise in the morning, followed by lunch in Weather spoons, followed by a trip to Bath Spa. The river cruise is approximately £10.00 and the Bath Spa £26.00. Please let us known by 31st of December if you wish to attend.

25th Apr
18th May 7.30pm

The Blackbrook Tavern, Ilminster Road, Ruishton, Taunton, Somerset TA3 5LU at 7.30pm. All SWAG members are welcome to attend or put an item for the agenda. An email will be sent out nearer the meeting with more details.

30th - 31st May

A weekend of walks and two nights camping on Dartmoor, based at Runnage Farm, Postbridge, Dartmoor, South Devon, PL20 6TN.
The cost of this weekend is £6 per night per tent (max 2 people per tent). The plan is to camp on the Friday and Saturday night.
Dogs are an extra £2 per night but must be kept on leads at all times. Maximum two dogs for the group booking so will be first come, first served basis. Dogs are not allowed inside the buildings and MUST be kept on a lead and cleaned up after.
Runnage is a working farm. Basic free shower and toilet facilities are shared with the camping barns and there are no marked or fixed pitches for tents. The farm sells its own beef/lamb burgers, lamb chops and lamb steaks along with disposable barbeques and firewood.
If you wish to come along, please let us know by 29th April.
Non camping members are welcome to attend the walks as normal. Anyone wishing to attend the weekend for only one night is welcome to but those wanting alternative accommodation arrangements need to do so by their own arrangement, but please let me know. There are a couple of B&B’s in Postbridge and a Hostel in Bellever.

Walks start at 10.30am and are:

Saturday 30th May 10.30am: Widecombe-In-The-Moor & Bowermans Nose
A three Tor walk including a visit to a giant oak chair, prehistoric hut circles and Bowermans Nose view point at the tip of Hayne Down.
Park and meet in Widecombe-in-the-moor car park (£1 charge for parking)
10 Miles. Moderate. NGR SX 719 768 (OS Explorer map OL28)

Sunday 31st May: Postbridge To Bellever Tor
A Forest walk from Postbridge into the forest wilderness of Dartmoor to Bellever Tor and Laughter Tor. Picnic lunch before heading home.
6 Miles. Moderate. NGR SX 646 788 (OS Explorer map OL28)

On Friday night the plan is to eat at the highest pub on Dartmoor, The Warren House Inn, Postbridge, PL20 6TA and on Saturday night, weather permitting, to have a barbeque. Please bring something to eat & drink or allow to purchase from the Farm. Provisions also available from Postbridge Village stores. Camp site NGR SX 668 788 (OS Explorer map OL28)

OS Map OL28
NGR SX 668 788