Social Activities and Events

Throughout the year, we have a varied programme of group activities.

Bowls – April to September: Crown Green bowls every Tuesday afternoon on Crosstown Bowling Club’s green; occasional matches against various other local clubs; October to March: short mat indoor bowls on Wednesdays at Alderley Edge Festival Hall.

***** October 2020: Indoor bowls suspended until further notice due to Coronavirus

July 2021: Outdoor bowls resumed; all being well, indoor bowlswill resume in October

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Bridge – occasional matches with other clubs.

***** October 2020: Bridge matches suspended until further notice due to Coronavirus

July 2021: Bridge matches should resume again later in the year

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Golf – primarily social; occasional matches with other clubs.

***** Socially Distanced Inter-Club match held in October 2020, but without the normal food and drink

July 2021: hopefully “normal” matches will resume later in the year

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IT – meets third Monday morning monthly, normally at Crosstown Bowling club; IT/modern technology related issues discussed; IT tips/warnings etc. passed on to the wider club membership; where possible, help provided to any member who has a technical IT related problem.

***** October 2020: meetings, suspended in March due to Coronavirus, restarted using Zoom – moved to 4th Monday (no meeting December)

July 2021: hopefully “live” meetings will resume in August

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Walking – second and fourth Tuesdays monthly; walks, normally within an hour’s drive (sharing cars) are 5 to 8 miles, followed by a pub lunch. An annual 3 or 4 day walking holiday is arranged, normally in the summer, most recently in the Lake District.

***** Socially distanced local walks suspended in March restarted in the summer 2020

July 2021: Unrestricted walks to resume in August

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Christmas Lunch – in recent years at Mere Golf Resort; partners and guests welcome.

***** Cancelled for 2020 due to Coronavirus

July 2021: planning taking place for “normal” Christmas lunch to resume in December

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Wining and Dining – regular lunches and wine tasting theme evenings with dinner; partners and guests welcome.

***** Cancelled until further notice due to Coronavirus

July 2021: planning taking place for “normal” wining and dining events to resume later in the summer

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Other Events – regular trips to places and events of interest, e.g. theatre, opera, country houses, historical towns, factories, museums; and sometimes the more unusual, such as recycling plants, an industrial tomato greenhouse, the North West M6 Traffic Control Centre.

***** Cancelled until further notice due to Coronavirus

July 2021: planning taking place for “normal” events to resume later in the summer

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July 2021: in all cases where normal activities are restarted, appropriate coronavirus guidelines will, of course, be followed.