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The Calligraphy Sessions Meadowhall - Brush lettering

Posted on behalf of Nikki Whiston Inks
A relaxed and friendly brush lettering workshop suitable for beginners!
When
03 Dec 2019 at 6:00pm
until 03 Dec 2019 at 8:00pm
Where
Meadowhall
Meadowhall
Sheffield
S61 2DX

October 2019 Wickerlsey Girlie Gathering

Posted on behalf of Girlie Gatherings
Join us for the October Gathering where will be joined by Jo Cavalot of DottyMow
When
28 Oct 2019 at 7:00pm
until 28 Oct 2019 at 9:00pm
Where
Wickersley Library & Community Centre
286 Bawtry Rd
Rotherham
S66 1JJ

Hardwick Hall - Saturday AMBER Ride

Posted on behalf of Sitwell Cycling Club

Details:


Sitwell CC Road Captain:


Ted Daly.


Leaving from the corner of Turner Lane & High Street at 8:30 am.


Ride description:


Ideal for the rider who lacks the temperament and emotional stability to sit through a live England Rugby game.


This is an undulating route which kicks off with heart pounding climbs up Guilthwaite Hill and Reservoir Road before breathing rates relax and the ride settles into a steady tempo. Onwards through Todwick and then a right turn at Harthill to Spinkhill but unfortunately not the same hill.After inhaling the sweet Staveley air it's a gradual climb up to Sutton Scarsdale with spectacular views across the valley to Bolsover Castle.Next up is the small village of Heath and then on to Stainsby famous for it's Victorian flour mill.


Up ahead through parkland scattered with ancient oaks are Hardwick's turrets bearing the initials of Bess of Hardwick. After four marriages and three dead husbands she accumulated a fortune to become the richest woman in England after Queen Elizabeth 1.


Half time refreshments are at Hardwick Hall cafe (cash and cards).


Homeward bound is a fairly straight run North through Glapwell, Whaley, Elmton and down Packman Lane to Kiveton Park Station. There follows the penultimate ascent up Dog Kennel to Dinnington and beyond to Laughton before the final burst of activity down Royds and back to HQ for a welcome drink.


Spoiler Alert -anyone with Antipodean sympathies or being indiscreet with live match reports will be sin-binned and sent to the back of the peloton.


The total distance is 53 miles / 86 km, with a total elevation gain of 3,772 feet / 1,150 metres.


The route can be downloaded here: Strava: https://www.strava.com/routes/22312625.


The cafe stop will be at Hardwick Hall.


The pace on this ride will be approx 13-15mph.


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What do you need?
Helmets are required, and carry at least one spare inner tube plus a basic tool kit comprising a minimum of:

Multi-tool
Tyre levers
Chain tool (chain breaker)
One inner tube (preferably two)
Spanner (with multiple size holes, helps with brake/pedal situations)
Spoke key
Mini pump (or gas canisters and valve)
An emergency tenner (useful at the cafe stop if nothing else)
In the Winter months riders should have full length mudguards and preferably a mudguard flap - it helps to keep our kit clean!

Our no-drop policy applies to every club ride so there will usually be a tool for the job amongst us somewhere and hands on deck to help out. However, it's still wise to carry a toolkit of your own in case you have to head back home alone for any reason.

More information can be found on our site here:
www.sitwell.cc/club-rides

Rules of the road
Everyone on a club ride needs to take responsibility for the safety of others as well as for themselves. In order to ensure our rides remain safe as well as good fun, we ask all our members to follow some basic rules and standards of cycling etiquette.

If you're considering just doing part of this ride we would recommend you familiarise yourself with the area and/or bring a map of some kind. However, if you ask the Road Captain they will help as much as possible in directing you.

Please let someone know if you leave the ride/group as we don't want to waste time searching for you if nothing is wrong. 

If you are struggling in anyway don't suffer in silence, please let the Road Captain know so they can help if possible.

Disclaimer
This is an opportunity to meet up for a ride with others and socialise. Although someone will be determining the route you are ultimately responsible for your own actions.

When
26 Oct 2019 at 8:30am
until 26 Oct 2019 at 1:00pm
Where
Brookside Pharmacy
2A Turner Lane
Rotherham
S60 4HY

The Mighty Millers - Saturday GREEN Ride

Posted on behalf of Sitwell Cycling Club

Details:


Sitwell CC Road Captain:


Claire Morgan


Leaving from the corner of Turner Lane & High Street at 9am.


Ride description:


This ride takes us up East Bawtry road, towards Ravenfield crossroads and descends into Hooton Roberts. We will then follow the road through Kilnhurst and keep heading towards Wentworth. From here we follow the route through Birdwell before eventually arriving at the Millers cafe. The route back takes us through Hemingfield and Low Stubbin before reaching Kilnhurst again. We will follow this through Hooton Roberts again but descend into Thrybergh and Dalton before tackling Brecks Lane to finish us off. This route is lumpy in places although suitable for most. 


Total distance is 33 mile / 53km with total elevation gain 2,418 feet / 737 metres.


The route can be downloaded here: https://www.strava.com/routes/14929930.


The Café stop will be at the Millers Tea Room in Worsborough.


The pace on this ride will be approx 12-14mph.


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What do you need?


Helmets are required, and carry at least one spare inner tube plus a basic tool kit comprising a minimum of:


Multi-tool


Tyre levers


Chain tool (chain breaker)


One inner tube (preferably two)


Spanner (with multiple size holes, helps with brake/pedal situations)


Spoke key


Mini pump (or gas canisters and valve)


An emergency tenner (useful at the cafe stop if nothing else)


In the Winter months riders should have full length mudguards and preferably a mudguard flap - it helps to keep our kit clean!


Our no-drop policy applies to every club ride so there will usually be a tool for the job amongst us somewhere and hands on deck to help out. However, it's still wise to carry a toolkit of your own in case you have to head back home alone for any reason.


More information can be found on our site here:


www.sitwell.cc/club-rides


Rules of the road


Everyone on a club ride needs to take responsibility for the safety of others as well as for themselves. In order to ensure our rides remain safe as well as good fun, we ask all our members to follow some basic rules and standards of cycling etiquette.


If you're considering just doing part of this ride we would recommend you familiarise yourself with the area and/or bring a map of some kind. However, if you ask the Road Captain they will help as much as possible in directing you.


Please let someone know if you leave the ride/group as we don't want to waste time searching for you if nothing is wrong. 


If you are struggling in anyway don't suffer in silence, please let the Road Captain know so they can help if possible.


Disclaimer


This is an opportunity to meet up for a ride with others and socialise. Although someone will be determining the route you are ultimately responsible for your own actions.

When
30 Nov 2019 at 9:00am
until 30 Nov 2019 at 1:00pm
Where
Brookside Pharmacy
2A Turner Lane
Rotherham
S60 4HY

Cowshed Cafe - Sunday AMBER Ride

Posted on behalf of Sitwell Cycling Club

Details:


Sitwell CC Road Captain:


Mick Harrison.


Leaving from the corner of Turner Lane & High Street at 8:30 am.


Ride description:


After last months aborted attempt due to our very own Monsoon Season, we try again to visit one of the popular Cafes of 2019!


Lots of familiar roads through Firbeck, Harworth, Tickhill, Rossington and Blaxton on the way out to The Cowshed at Sunnybank Gardens, near Hatfield. A great café – with meat, pancakes, ice cream…the lot! 


The return is via Finningley, Bawtry, Tickhill, Braithwell and Bramley – all the way back to the moist and loving embrace of The Sitwell Arms.


The total distance is 52 miles/ 83 km, with a total elevation gain of 1,800 feet / 550 metres.


The route can be downloaded here: https://www.strava.com/routes/18586266.


The Cafe stop will be at: The Cowshed café at Sunnybank Gardens & The Yorkshire Ice Cream Farm https://www.facebook.com/Sunnybankgardens/.


The pace on this ride will be approx 13-15mph.


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What do you need?
Helmets are required, and carry at least one spare inner tube plus a basic tool kit comprising a minimum of:

Multi-tool
Tyre levers
Chain tool (chain breaker)
One inner tube (preferably two)
Spanner (with multiple size holes, helps with brake/pedal situations)
Spoke key
Mini pump (or gas canisters and valve)
An emergency tenner (useful at the cafe stop if nothing else)
In the Winter months riders should have full length mudguards and preferably a mudguard flap - it helps to keep our kit clean!

Our no-drop policy applies to every club ride so there will usually be a tool for the job amongst us somewhere and hands on deck to help out. However, it's still wise to carry a toolkit of your own in case you have to head back home alone for any reason.

More information can be found on our site here:
www.sitwell.cc/club-rides

Rules of the road
Everyone on a club ride needs to take responsibility for the safety of others as well as for themselves. In order to ensure our rides remain safe as well as good fun, we ask all our members to follow some basic rules and standards of cycling etiquette.

If you're considering just doing part of this ride we would recommend you familiarise yourself with the area and/or bring a map of some kind. However, if you ask the Road Captain they will help as much as possible in directing you.

Please let someone know if you leave the ride/group as we don't want to waste time searching for you if nothing is wrong. 

If you are struggling in anyway don't suffer in silence, please let the Road Captain know so they can help if possible.

Disclaimer
This is an opportunity to meet up for a ride with others and socialise. Although someone will be determining the route you are ultimately responsible for your own actions.

When
03 Nov 2019 at 8:30am
until 03 Nov 2019 at 1:00pm
Where
Brookside Pharmacy
2A Turner Lane
Rotherham
S60 4HY

A Better Rob Route - Sunday GREEN Ride

Posted on behalf of Sitwell Cycling Club

Details:


Sitwell CC Road Captain:


Jamie Hardy


Leaving from the corner of Turner Lane & High Street at 9am.


Ride description:


Based on one of Rob's routes when he got a bit giddy doing a climbing challenge one January...


I have changed the start so we get a bit of a warm-up through Treeton before the first big climb which is from Aughton crossroads up too Ulley. 


Not too hilly but two good climbs, Ulley lane and bib lane which we will take slow and you can all wait for me at the top, as it would be rude to drop the ride leader. 


The only other change to Rob's route is to keep us off the main road from Maltby to Hellaby instead we will drop back through Carr


The cafe stop will be Leger Lakes, club favourite we did on the Christmas ride and where if you sit outside sometimes you have to fight off a few cats or chickens, so far the llama has behaved.


Total distance is 29 miles / 46 km with total elevation gain 1,838 feet / 560 metre.


The route can be downloaded here: https://www.strava.com/routes/17405215.


The cafe stop will be Leger Lakes at Firbeck.


The pace on this ride will be approx 12-14mph.


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What do you need?


Helmets are required, and carry at least one spare inner tube plus a basic tool kit comprising a minimum of:


Multi-tool


Tyre levers


Chain tool (chain breaker)


One inner tube (preferably two)


Spanner (with multiple size holes, helps with brake/pedal situations)


Spoke key


Mini pump (or gas canisters and valve)


An emergency tenner (useful at the cafe stop if nothing else)


In the Winter months riders should have full length mudguards and preferably a mudguard flap - it helps to keep our kit clean!


Our no-drop policy applies to every club ride so there will usually be a tool for the job amongst us somewhere and hands on deck to help out. However, it's still wise to carry a toolkit of your own in case you have to head back home alone for any reason.


More information can be found on our site here:


www.sitwell.cc/club-rides


Rules of the road


Everyone on a club ride needs to take responsibility for the safety of others as well as for themselves. In order to ensure our rides remain safe as well as good fun, we ask all our members to follow some basic rules and standards of cycling etiquette.


If you're considering just doing part of this ride we would recommend you familiarise yourself with the area and/or bring a map of some kind. However, if you ask the Road Captain they will help as much as possible in directing you.


Please let someone know if you leave the ride/group as we don't want to waste time searching for you if nothing is wrong. 


If you are struggling in anyway don't suffer in silence, please let the Road Captain know so they can help if possible.


Disclaimer


This is an opportunity to meet up for a ride with others and socialise. Although someone will be determining the route you are ultimately responsible for your own actions.

When
27 Oct 2019 at 9:00am
until 27 Oct 2019 at 1:00pm
Where
Brookside Pharmacy
2A Turner Lane
Rotherham
S60 4HY

Macrame Christmas Tree and Wreath Making

Posted on behalf of Lucy Harris and Michelle Shaw
Macrame is the art of knotting. Learn the basic decorative knots of macrame and experiment with festive designs.
When
29 Nov 2019 at 6:30pm
until 29 Nov 2019 at 9:00pm
Where
Meadowhall
Meadowhall Way
Sheffield
S9 1EP

Movie Morning - Wonder Park

Posted on behalf of Love Mexborough

FREE entry, popcorn & drink. 10:15 doors - 10:30 showing. All under 12s must be accompanied by an adult.


Tickets available from 01.10.19

When
19 Oct 2019 at 10:15am
until 19 Oct 2019 at 12:00pm
Where
Dolcliffe Hall
West View Road
Mexborough
S64 9BE

Bib Lane double pain - Sunday GREEN Ride

Posted on behalf of Sitwell Cycling Club

Details:


Sitwell CC Road Captain:


Phil Daly.

Leaving from the corner of Turner Lane & High Street at 9am.


Ride description:


This is a relatively short green ride but there’s a fair concentration of hills to keep everyone on their toes. The first of such ascents is our old favourite Royds Moor to get those legs nicely warmed up. We then make our way swiftly through Thurcroft and then up again to Laughton church before descending on a gravelly road to Brookhouse where we tackle Bib Lane, Rotherham's answer to Alpe D'Huez, for the first time. That climb is swiftly followed by Gipsy Hill before we reach the main road at Roche Abbey and head east towards Firbeck. We quickly leave the main roads behind entering Styrrup before returning west back to Oldcotes and a gradual climb to the summit of Kid Lane which we descend with great glee bringing us back to Firbeck. 
We then head up Eastfield Lane towards Laughton where we reach our cafe stop, Leger Lakes Cafe, after 19 miles. No sooner have we digested our bacon butties when we're off again, this time whizzing down Hooton Lane before crashing back down to earth with the second and final ascent of Bib Lane. 
We return back to HQ via Bramley and Wickersley and a high speed chase down the A631 dual carriageway right down to Whiston where we can enjoy a refreshing Blue Moon at our friendly Hostelry, the Sitwell Arms.


Total distance is 28 mile / 45 km and elevation of 1,899 feet / 579 metres.


The route can be downloaded here: https://www.strava.com/routes/22268600.


The cafe stop will be at the Leger Lakes.


The pace on this ride will be approx 12-14 mph.


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What do you need?
Helmets are required, and carry at least one spare inner tube plus a basic tool kit comprising a minimum of:

Multi-tool
Tyre levers
Chain tool (chain breaker)
One inner tube (preferably two)
Spanner (with multiple size holes, helps with brake/pedal situations)
Spoke key
Mini pump (or gas canisters and valve)
An emergency tenner (useful at the cafe stop if nothing else)
In the Winter months riders should have full length mudguards and preferably a mudguard flap - it helps to keep our kit clean!

Our no-drop policy applies to every club ride so there will usually be a tool for the job amongst us somewhere and hands on deck to help out. However, it's still wise to carry a toolkit of your own in case you have to head back home alone for any reason.

More information can be found on our site here:
www.sitwell.cc/club-rides

Rules of the road
Everyone on a club ride needs to take responsibility for the safety of others as well as for themselves. In order to ensure our rides remain safe as well as good fun, we ask all our members to follow some basic rules and standards of cycling etiquette.

If you're considering just doing part of this ride we would recommend you familiarise yourself with the area and/or bring a map of some kind. However, if you ask the Road Captain they will help as much as possible in directing you.

Please let someone know if you leave the ride/group as we don't want to waste time searching for you if nothing is wrong. 

If you are struggling in anyway don't suffer in silence, please let the Road Captain know so they can help if possible.

Disclaimer
This is an opportunity to meet up for a ride with others and socialise. Although someone will be determining the route you are ultimately responsible for your own actions.

When
08 Dec 2019 at 9:00am
until 08 Dec 2019 at 1:00pm
Where
Brookside Pharmacy
2A Turner Lane
Rotherham
S60 4HY

Morning coffee with the Duke of Welbeck - Saturday GREEN Ride

Posted on behalf of Sitwell Cycling Club

Details:


Sitwell CC Road Captain:


Phil Daly.

Leaving from the corner of Turner Lane & High Street at 9am.


Ride description:


After scaling the heights of Guilthwaite and levelling out across Morthern and Brampton, we head south over the A57 to Todwick and Kiveton before climbing gradually up to Harthill and Clowne. We then enter picturesque countryside admiring the tranquil villages of Elmton and Holbeck. We then have a brief excursion on the busy A60 turning off at the Dukeries Garden Centre after 19 miles where we enjoy refreshment at The Harley Cafe.


 
After a well-earned cuppa and some sustenance we again trundle down the A60 before turning off in the direction of Creswell Crags but we ignore the cavemen on this occasion and instead head towards Whitwell and Bondhay Golf Course where we enjoy the rollercoaster Bondhay Lane. Soon enough we come to a T junction where we decide not to risk life and limb on the steep and gravelly descent which is Packman Lane but instead take the more leisurely and scenic route into Thorpe Salvin and then descend from there down Ladyfield Road to Kiveton Park Station. Up we go again, this time to South Anston and after crossing the A57 into North Anston we have another challenging ascent before we enter the village of Dinnington turning off for Laughton church where we charge downhill in our eagerness to reach Thurcroft. The rest is as you'd expect - a rapid descent down Royds so as to be the first to fall into the cosy Arms of Sitwell.


Total distance is 37 mile / 60 km and elevation of 2,095 feet / 639 metres.


The route can be downloaded here: https://www.strava.com/routes/22242783.


The cafe stop will be at the Harley Cafe.


The pace on this ride will be approx 12-14 mph.


----

What do you need?
Helmets are required, and carry at least one spare inner tube plus a basic tool kit comprising a minimum of:

Multi-tool
Tyre levers
Chain tool (chain breaker)
One inner tube (preferably two)
Spanner (with multiple size holes, helps with brake/pedal situations)
Spoke key
Mini pump (or gas canisters and valve)
An emergency tenner (useful at the cafe stop if nothing else)
In the Winter months riders should have full length mudguards and preferably a mudguard flap - it helps to keep our kit clean!

Our no-drop policy applies to every club ride so there will usually be a tool for the job amongst us somewhere and hands on deck to help out. However, it's still wise to carry a toolkit of your own in case you have to head back home alone for any reason.

More information can be found on our site here:
www.sitwell.cc/club-rides

Rules of the road
Everyone on a club ride needs to take responsibility for the safety of others as well as for themselves. In order to ensure our rides remain safe as well as good fun, we ask all our members to follow some basic rules and standards of cycling etiquette.

If you're considering just doing part of this ride we would recommend you familiarise yourself with the area and/or bring a map of some kind. However, if you ask the Road Captain they will help as much as possible in directing you.

Please let someone know if you leave the ride/group as we don't want to waste time searching for you if nothing is wrong. 

If you are struggling in anyway don't suffer in silence, please let the Road Captain know so they can help if possible.

Disclaimer
This is an opportunity to meet up for a ride with others and socialise. Although someone will be determining the route you are ultimately responsible for your own actions.

When
23 Nov 2019 at 9:00am
until 23 Nov 2019 at 1:00pm
Where
Brookside Pharmacy
2A Turner Lane
Rotherham
S60 4HY