Diary 2018

February 2018
Monday 5th – Special meeting at the Church Hall, Burwash, TN19 7HA.
Time: 10.00am-12.30pm Co-ords: 50.99735, 0.38147
This is a special meeting to explore ways of continuing and supporting the Thursday carriage driving (in addition to our regular Monday driving meetings). The proposal is that these meetings will support Zena’s members and be held at Chalvington as we are no longer able to drive at Stonegate.

March 2018
Monday 19th – Social meeting at the Church Hall, Burwash, TN19 7HA.
Time: 10.00am-12.30pm Co-ords: 50.99735, 0.38147

April 2018
Monday 2nd – Easter Monday Bank Holiday, so no driving at Chalvington.

Tuesday 3rd – Training Day at Hadlow College.
Hadlow College, Bourne Grange Lane (off Tonbridge Road), Hadlow, TN11 0AL.
Co-ords: 51.22326, 0.33184

Monday 16th – AGM Annual Meeting in Church Hall, Burwash, TN19 7HA.
Time: 10.00am for a 10.30am start. Soup and rolls will be provided by Hanka!!!
Come and have your say about anything on your mind – It’s your group.

Thursday 19th – Small group of AB volunteers have agreed to set up our field ready for driving next week. Time: 2.30pm for approx 2 hours maximum.
Sheepcote Lane, Chalvington, BN27 3SY. Co-ords: 50.86846, 0.17382

Monday 23rd – Driving at Chalvington.
Sheepcote Lane, Chalvington, BN27 3SY. Co-ords: 50.86846, 0.17382

Thursday 26th – Driving at Chalvington for Thursday members.
Sheepcote Lane, Chalvington, BN27 3SY. Co-ords: 50.86846, 0.17382
Please watch this website for last minute poor weather cancellations.

Monday 30th – No driving at Chalvington due to heavy overnight rain.
We are very sorry for the late cancellation.

May 2018
Thursday 3rd – Driving at Chalvington for Thursday members.
Sheepcote Lane, Chalvington, BN27 3SY. Co-ords: 50.86846, 0.17382
Please watch this website for last minute poor weather cancellations.

Monday 7th – Early Spring Bank Holiday, so no driving at Chalvington.

Thursday 10th – No driving at Chalvington this day.

Monday 14th – Driving at Chalvington.
Sheepcote Lane, Chalvington, BN27 3SY. Co-ords: 50.86846, 0.17382

Thursday 17th – Driving at Chalvington for Thursday members.
Sheepcote Lane, Chalvington, BN27 3SY. Co-ords: 50.86846, 0.17382

Monday 21st – Driving at Chalvington.
Sheepcote Lane, Chalvington, BN27 3SY. Co-ords: 50.86846, 0.17382

Thursday 24th – Driving at Chalvington for Thursday members.
Sheepcote Lane, Chalvington, BN27 3SY. Co-ords: 50.86846, 0.17382

Monday 28th – Spring Bank Holiday, so no driving at Chalvington.
Sheepcote Lane, Chalvington, BN27 3SY. Co-ords: 50.86846, 0.17382

Thursday 31st – Driving at Chalvington for Thursday members.
Sheepcote Lane, Chalvington, BN27 3SY. Co-ords: 50.86846, 0.17382

June 2018
Monday 4th – Driving at Chalvington.
Sheepcote Lane, Chalvington, BN27 3SY. Co-ords: 50.86846, 0.17382

Thursday 7th – Driving at Chalvington for Thursday members.
Sheepcote Lane, Chalvington, BN27 3SY. Co-ords: 50.86846, 0.17382

Sunday 10th – South-East Indoor Competition @ Bradbourne.
Bradbourne Riding and Training Centre, Bradbourne Vale Rd, Sevenoaks, TN13 3DH.
Co-ords: 51.28660, 0.18033
This is an alternative regional carriage driving event qualifier for 2018 Hartpury in Gloucestershire, and is being run by Sara Howe.

Monday 11th – Driving at Chalvington.
Sheepcote Lane, Chalvington, BN27 3SY. Co-ords: 50.86846, 0.17382

Thursday 14th – Driving at Chalvington for Thursday members.
Sheepcote Lane, Chalvington, BN27 3SY. Co-ords: 50.86846, 0.17382

Monday 18th – Driving at Chalvington.
Sheepcote Lane, Chalvington, BN27 3SY. Co-ords: 50.86846, 0.17382

Thursday 21st – Cancelled – Driving at Chalvington for Thursday members.
We are sorry but ensure the safety of our Thursday members we regret that we have had to cancel this one day’s driving (only) due to insufficient AB Whips and volunteers.
Sheepcote Lane, Chalvington, BN27 3SY. Co-ords: 50.86846, 0.17382

Monday 25th – Driving at Chalvington.
Sheepcote Lane, Chalvington, BN27 3SY. Co-ords: 50.86846, 0.17382>

Thursday 28th – Driving at Chalvington for Thursday members.
Sheepcote Lane, Chalvington, BN27 3SY. Co-ords: 50.86846, 0.17382

July 2018
Monday 2nd – Driving at Chalvington.
Sheepcote Lane, Chalvington, BN27 3SY. Co-ords: 50.86846, 0.17382

Thursday 5th – Driving at Chalvington for Thursday members.
Sheepcote Lane, Chalvington, BN27 3SY. Co-ords: 50.86846, 0.17382

Monday 9th – Driving at Chalvington.
Sheepcote Lane, Chalvington, BN27 3SY. Co-ords: 50.86846, 0.17382

Thursday 12th – Driving at Chalvington for Thursday members.
Sheepcote Lane, Chalvington, BN27 3SY. Co-ords: 50.86846, 0.17382

14th-15th – RDA World Championships at Blandings.
Blandings Farm, Badlingham Road,Chippenham, Cambs., CB7 5QQ.
Kipling County’s Jo driving Texas (with Andrea supporting) competes for a Para place.
Co-ords: 52.30914, 0.45869

Monday 16th – Driving at Chalvington.
Sheepcote Lane, Chalvington, BN27 3SY. Co-ords: 50.86846, 0.17382

Thursday 19th – Driving at Chalvington for Thursday members.
Sheepcote Lane, Chalvington, BN27 3SY. Co-ords: 50.86846, 0.17382

Monday 23rd – Driving at Chalvington.
Sheepcote Lane, Chalvington, BN27 3SY. Co-ords: 50.86846, 0.17382

Thursday 26th – Driving at Chalvington for Thursday members.
Sheepcote Lane, Chalvington, BN27 3SY. Co-ords: 50.86846, 0.17382

Monday 30th – NO DRIVING DUE TO OVERNIGHT & CONTINUING RAIN.
08.28am We apologise for the late notice, but due to continuing rain, Zena feels it is safer for her group if we cancel today’s meeting.

August 2018
Thursday 2nd – Driving at Chalvington for Thursday members.
Sheepcote Lane, Chalvington, BN27 3SY. Co-ords: 50.86846, 0.17382

Saturday 4th – Open Day at Chalvington for Monday & Thursday members.

Sheepcote Lane, Chalvington, BN27 3SY. Co-ords: 50.86846, 0.17382

Monday 6th – Driving at Chalvington.
Sheepcote Lane, Chalvington, BN27 3SY. Co-ords: 50.86846, 0.17382

Thursday 9th – NO DRIVING FOR THURSDAY GROUP DUE TO RAIN.
08.00am We apologise for the late notice, but Zena feels that because of the continuing rain it would be safer our Thursday members if we cancel today’s meeting.

Sunday 12th – The Oaks Driving Club Show.
Broad Farm, Hellingly, BN27 4DS. Co-Ords: 50.88797, 0.24101
Val asks if we could meet up around 9.30am ready for 10.30am start.

Monday 13th – Driving at Chalvington.
Sheepcote Lane, Chalvington, BN27 3SY. Co-ords: 50.86846, 0.17382

Thursday 16th – Driving at Chalvington for Thursday members.
Sheepcote Lane, Chalvington, BN27 3SY. Co-ords: 50.86846, 0.17382

Monday 20th – Driving at Chalvington.
Sheepcote Lane, Chalvington, BN27 3SY. Co-ords: 50.86846, 0.17382

Thursday 23rd – Driving at Chalvington for Thursday members.
Sheepcote Lane, Chalvington, BN27 3SY. Co-ords: 50.86846, 0.17382

Monday 27th – Summer Bank Holiday, so no driving at Chalvington.
Sheepcote Lane, Chalvington, BN27 3SY. Co-ords: 50.86846, 0.17382

Thursday 30th – RDA Heron’s Ghyll “One Day Event”.
Burchetts Farm, Whitesmith Lane, Whitesmith, BN8 6HA. Co-ords: 50.90455, 0.17363
(This event co-incides with our Thursday member’s day, and it has been agreed that Zena will drive to Heron’s Ghyll so that we will all attend as one large group.)
Please contact Val for meet up times.

September 2018
Monday 3rd – Driving at Chalvington.
Sheepcote Lane, Chalvington, BN27 3SY. Co-ords: 50.86846, 0.17382

Thursday 6th – Driving at Chalvington for Thursday members.
Sheepcote Lane, Chalvington, BN27 3SY. Co-ords: 50.86846, 0.17382

Monday 10th – Driving at Chalvington.
Sheepcote Lane, Chalvington, BN27 3SY. Co-ords: 50.86846, 0.17382

Wednesday 12th – First Aid Course & Refresher.
Location: The Wheel Inn, Heathfield Road, Burwash Common, TN19 7LA.
Co-ords: 50.98482, 0.35091
Start Time: 09.00am prompt.
Judy has kindly arranged for a qualified First Aider to provide a refresher/course for our Monday & Thursday volunteers and AB Whips. It will be a full day with a lot of laughter, and the only physical requirement is that you must be able to kneel in order to carry out artificial respiration. We will need 10 people in order to ensure the day is financially viable, Please contact Judy for any concerns.

Thursday 13th – Driving at Chalvington for Thursday members.
Sheepcote Lane, Chalvington, BN27 3SY. Co-ords: 50.86846, 0.17382

Monday 17th – Driving at Chalvington.
Sheepcote Lane, Chalvington, BN27 3SY. Co-ords: 50.86846, 0.17382

Thursday 20th – Driving at Chalvington for Thursday members.
Sheepcote Lane, Chalvington, BN27 3SY. Co-ords: 50.86846, 0.17382

Thursday 20th – Peter’s Golf Day, for his golfing friends.

Monday 24th – Driving at Chalvington.
Sheepcote Lane, Chalvington, BN27 3SY. Co-ords: 50.86846, 0.17382

Tuesday 25th – South-East Indoor Competition @ Sands Farm.
Please avoid Warnham Village and follow the signs from A29 or A24 to Equestrian Centre.
Near Horsham, RH12 3SQ. Co-ords: 51.09677, -0.35657
This competition is also a qualifier for Hartpury in Gloucestershire.

Thursday 27th – Driving at Chalvington for Thursday members.
Sheepcote Lane, Chalvington, BN27 3SY. Co-ords: 50.86846, 0.17382

October 2018
Monday 1st – Driving at Chalvington.
Sheepcote Lane, Chalvington, BN27 3SY. Co-ords: 50.86846, 0.17382

Thursday 4th – Driving at Chalvington for Thursday members.
Sheepcote Lane, Chalvington, BN27 3SY. Co-ords: 50.86846, 0.17382

Monday 8th – Driving at Chalvington.
Sheepcote Lane, Chalvington, BN27 3SY. Co-ords: 50.86846, 0.17382

Thursday 11th – Driving at Chalvington for Thursday members.
Sheepcote Lane, Chalvington, BN27 3SY. Co-ords: 50.86846, 0.17382

Monday 15th – Driving at Chalvington.
Sheepcote Lane, Chalvington, BN27 3SY. Co-ords: 50.86846, 0.17382

Wednesday 17th – Regional Conference at The Haven Centre, Crawley Down.
10.00am – 2.00pm ( £15 per person including for lunch.)
If you wish to attend please let Hanka know asap as she has to send a list.
Hophurst Lane, Crawley Down, RH10 4LJ. Co-ords: 51.12601, -0.07448

Thursday 18th – Driving at Chalvington for Thursday members.
Sheepcote Lane, Chalvington, BN27 3SY. Co-ords: 50.86846, 0.17382

Monday 22nd – Driving at Chalvington.
Sheepcote Lane, Chalvington, BN27 3SY. Co-ords: 50.86846, 0.17382

Thursday 25th – Driving at Chalvington for Thursday members.
Sheepcote Lane, Chalvington, BN27 3SY. Co-ords: 50.86846, 0.17382

Monday 29th – Driving at Chalvington.
Sheepcote Lane, Chalvington, BN27 3SY. Co-ords: 50.86846, 0.17382

November 2018
Thursday 1st – Because it is becoming colder this may be the last Thursday driving day this year. Please watch this website for updates.

Monday 5th – Because it is becoming colder this may be the last Monday driving day this year. Please watch this website for updates.

Kipling County Quiz Night.
Our committee feels that this event should be deferred until next Spring.

December 2018
Monday 10th – Christmas Dinner for all of our Monday & Thursday members.
The Bear Inn, High Street, Burwash, TN19 7ET. Co-ords: 50.99681, 0.38340
Hanka has managed to obtain a discounted price of £14.50p which is excellent.
(Includes for roast or veggie, together with pudding.)
Please let Hanka know your attendance as soon as possible.
_________________________________________________________________
A very Happy New Year to everyone, and we look forward to seeing you driving next year!
_________________________________________________________________