St Francis of Asssisi Catholic Ramblers Club


(Under the. Patronage of the Cardinal Archbishop of Westminster)


Hon Treasurer                                                                Hon Secretary
Mary Walsh                                                                    Joe O'Reilly

COMMITTEE 1981/l982 
Canpiler of Ramble Lists - Maurice Hickman


Advertising - Betty Morrison

Social Events - Angela Shardlow 

Other Duties  - Tan Berrie, Richard Walton


Magazine Editor - Dorothy Hickman


Your prayers are requested for the repose of the soul of Constance White (John White's Mother) and Walter Frank Scott (Ron Scott's Father) who died recently.

Mass will be offered on TUESDAY 23 MARCH 1982 at 6 30 pm at St Joseph's Church, Bunhill Row EC1. Included in this Mass will be Edward Treby, RIP (this was overlooked from the last list).

A covering letter and programme is included for all members . This little note is , for newcaners and those not receiving the lists on a regular basis.
Sunday 7 March - Southwark Diocesan Catechetical Centre, 21 Tooting Bec Road, SW17 (Opposite Tooting Bec Underground Station, Northern Line) - arrival time 10 30 am. 
First talk at 11 00 am. Rev Father Brian McKevitt OP is conducting the Retreat. Take packed lunch with you - tea and coffee provided - Cost £1.50.
Please let me know by 4 March if you are coming. Please be on time.

There are still a number of members who have not yet paid their subscriptions. As we are about to launch a new advertising campaign, larger cards are being printed and costs for stamps have gone up recently, I am urging all of you to help by sending in the money to Mary Walsh or in the envelope to me when replying about the Retreat.

As the attendance at this function has been so very low and poorly attended in the past years, is it worth continuing? Would all those parents interested in coming with their children oontact me so that we can decide whether or not to book the hall at Euston.

Only eight people attended the holiday meeting in January and no Club holiday was arranged. The holiday arranged by John Lawrence to Austria had to be cancelled as the tour operators said that it was fully booked up early on.

Some members were interested in going to ASSISI in October for the Franciscan Celebration. Leahys Travel, St Albans are offering 4 days in Rome, 4 days in Assisi for £230, including £60 of excursions. Anyone interested write to - Leahys Travel Ltd, 116 Harpenden Road, St A1bans, Herts AL3 6BZ -
Tel St Albans (0727) 52394.

Meet ,Waterloo Good Friday 9 April at 10 15 am for 10 45 train to WINCHESTER (train fare £9.80 weekend return) - (train arrives 11 49). As this is a self - cooking weekend, please at least bring something to cook for Saturday breakfast.


Some bread and milk has been ordered from the Warden. Evenin meals can be bought in the city. Also meals can be ordered in advance at, the Hostel. Those who wish to come on the weekend please apply to the Warden. The address of the hostel and  bed and breakfast places obtainable fran Maurice. 

SATURDAY17 APRIL 1982 - "THE GIPSY PRINCESS" - 7 30 pm performance at the Sadlers Wellls Theatre, Roseberry Avenue, EC1. Those interested in seeing this operatta, please send £4.15 to Anqela by 10 March at the latest.
Meet at the theatre at 6 30 for coffee. Nearest tube station is Anqel (Northern Line), busses direct fron Picadilly - 19, 38 - from Holborn 11, 38, 172 to the Angel, the following busses 30, 43, 73, 104, 214, 277, 279 - frem Waterloo 171 or 188 change at Holborn.

SATURDAY 24 APRIL - "HOBSON'S CHOICE" - a comedy by Harold Drighouse - 4 00 pm performance - at The Theatre Royal in the Haymarket. Those interested please send £5.15 to Angela by 21 March at the latest. Meet at the theatre at 3 00 pm for coffee. Nearest underground stations Picadilly Circus and Leicester Square, mainline station Charing Cross and buses  12, 53, 159, 88, 1, 6, 13 awl 15.

Performance at 2 30 pn at the Sadlers Wells Theatre, If you wish to go, please send £4.15 to Angela by 21 March at the latest.
Please note that at the Sadlers Wells Theatre for parties of 15 or more adults
there is a 30% discount on all seats.

THE LITTLE CLUB in Kingsway have invited any of our members who would like to go to the following events at The Parish Rooms in Kingsway next to the church of St Anselm and St Cecilia's Twyford Place, WC2.

FRIDAY 5 MARCH 1982 - Whist Drive at 8 00 pm - do come alon and make up some good sets.

FRIDAY 19 MARCH 1982 - Music & Poetry - some with a Lenten flavour. Roselad Parsons is always good at finding just the right blend to provlde a
most entertaining evening

FRIDAY 2 APRIL 1982 - Bernard Raemers will be giving a film show

FRIDAY 16 APRIL 1982 - Slide show

FRIDAY 7 May 1982 - Charlie Hardy will be singing folk songs again




WARNING Please come adequately shod as paths can be very muddy after wet weather.


SUNDAY 7 March 1982 - Day of Recollection - See above.

SUNDAY 14 MARCH 1982                            Leader - Joe O'Reilly
Meet      : BAKER STREET at 10 45 for 11 01 to CHALFONT AND LATlMER (returning from Chorley Wood)
Lunch    ; The White Horse, Chalfont     Tea:  No tea          
Distance: 10 miles                              Fare: £1.20
Duty       : Mary Walsh

SUNDAY 21 MARCH 1982                            Leader - Dorothy Hickman
Meet      : WATERLOO for 10 50 train to GUILDFORD (arr 11 25)
Lunnch  : The Villagers, Blackheath              Tea: Guildford Cathedral
Distance: 10 miles approx                              Fare: £3.30
Duty       : Maurice Hickman

SUNDAY 28 MARCH 1982                            Leader - Maurice Hickman
Meet      : VICTORIA at 10 45 for 11 00 to REDHILL
Lunch    : Mint Arms, Lower Kingswood         Tea:  Fortes, Redhill and/or
                                                                                    Reigate Hill

Distance: 12 miles                                           Fare: £2.30
Duty       : Betty Morrison

SUNDAY 4 APRIL1982                                      Leader - Oswald Barrett
Meet      : OXFORD CIRCUS for 11 03 to LOUGHTON
Lunch    : The OWL INN, Lippetts Hill                Tea: Butlers Retreat, Chingford
Distance: 12 miles inc. after tea walk, to Loughton
Duty      : Richard Walton                                   Fare: £1. 20 ? FLTS


MONDAY 12 APRIL 1982 Bank Holiday Monday) Leader - Philip Evans

Meet      : WATERLOO 9 55 for 10 08 to LEA'IHERHEAD
Lunch    : The Evening Star, Mill Lane, Dorking     Tea: Boxhill
Distance: l0 miles (inc. 5 miles after tea to Leatherhead)
Duty       : He/she who comes                                 Fare: £2.02 CDR

SUNDAY 18 APRIL 1982                                  Leader - Frank Keating
Meet      : BAKER STREET at 10 45 for 1103 to WENDOVER
Lunch    :The Rising Sun Hampden Common   Tea: Picnic
Distance:                                                            Fare: £1. 20 ? FLTS
Duty       : Joe O'Reilly

SUNDAY 25 APRIL 1982                                   Leader - Anne Walsh
Meet       :WATERLOO at 1010 for 10 26 to CLANDON
Lunch     : Bull's Head,  Clandon                       Tea:     if available
Distance: 9 miles                                                Fare:   £2.80 CDR
Duty       : Angela Shardlow

SUNDAY 2 MAY 1982                                        Leader - Mary Walsh
This is an ideal ramble for introducing new members to the walks
Meet      :WATERLOO10 30 for, 10 48 to HAMPTON COURT
Lunch    : Kingston Bridge                                  Tea: Richmond
Distance: 9 miles                                                 Fare: £ 1 .50 approx
Duty      : Joe O'Rel11y

SUNDAY 9 MAY 1982                                         Leader - Tony Ryan
Meet      :CHARING CROSS at 10 30 for 10 45 to SEVENOAKS
Lunch    : The Cock, Ide Hiil                                Tea: Sevenoaks
Distance: 11 miles                                                Fare: £2.50
Duty       : Betty Morrison

SUNDAY16 MAY 1982                                         Leader - Dorothy Hickman
Meet        :WATERLOO 11 05 for 11 20 to GUILDFORD (arr 11 57)
Lunch     : The Sea Horse, Shalford                     Tea: Winkworth Arboretium
Distance:11 miles returning from Godalming        Fare: £3.50 approx. plus                                                                                    exoess from Godalrning to  Duty       : Maurice Hickman                                  Guildford

SUNDAY 23 MAY 1982                                           Leader - Frank Keating
Meet       :LONDON BRIDGE at 10 30 for 10 54 to  TATTENHAM CORNER (change Purley)
Lunch     : The Cock, Headley                                    Tea: Picnic tea
Distance:5 miles                                                          Fare: £2.40
Duty       : Richard Walton

MONDAY 31 MAY 1982 (Spring Bank Holiday)          Leader - Torn Berrie
Meet      :CHARING CROSS at 10 30 for 10 48 to ALBANY PARK
Lunch    : Birchwood                                                   Tea: Bexley
Distance:10 miles                                                        Fare: £1.50 (book CDR

                                                                                              to Bexley
Duty       : He/she who canes