SALTAIRE FESTIVAL 2019. September 13th- 22nd.

The 17th Saltaire Festival takes place from Friday 13th until Sunday 22nd September 2019 – offering music and more, with street entertainment, stalls, displays, exhibitions, shows, and a carnival. The opening weekend has fun and interesting activities for children and families and, the finale weekend will see a whole host of food and drink stalls providing a backdrop to the …

TUESDAY 20 AUGUST. ANOTHER EVENING GUIDED WALK. A BAILDON WAW EVENING WALK.

** New evening walk added to our programme because of requests received.** Join Paul Robinson at 7.00p.m. at the Potted Meat Stick, outside the Ian Clough Hall, for a 2-hour summer evening guided  walk, taking in Baildon’s river and canal. We will leave from the Potted Meat Stick  and follow ancient narrow footpaths downhill to the river. We will walk …

TUESDAY 9 JULY: CAMERA ENTHUSIASTS! BOOK NOW TO BE SURE OF A PLACE.

Evening “Walks with a Camera” led by two local camera experts. Places are limited to 12 maximum on each evening. So book a place now by emailing info@baildonwalkersarewelcome.org Posh cameras not required: mobile phones fine! Tuesday 9 July Walks leader: Bob Davidson, with photography specialists Ros and John Walk with a camera 2 From Bracken Hall Countryside Centre at 7.00p.m. …

SAT 27 APRIL: BIRDSONG GUIDED WALK.

Meet Baildon Walkers are Welcome walks leader, Bob Davidson, and Richard Smyth, local Saltaire writer on birdsong, at Bracken Hall Countryside Centre at 10.00a.m. for a gentle walk of up to 3 miles. Walk will finish by 12.30. Some of the walk may be over rough ground, so please wear footwear with good grip soles. For information about this and …

NAVIGATION DROP IN THIS SUNDAY (17TH MARCH)

Baildon Walkers are Welcome, in co-operation with Bracken Hall Countryside Centre, is providing two more opportunities for you to brush up on map-reading and navigation. SUNDAY MARCH 17TH. 1.00P.M. TO 4.00P.M. NAVIGATION DROP-IN AT BRACKENHALL. For beginners or to brush up your skills. Paul Robinson and Mervyn Flecknoe will be on hand to answer your questions, and there will be, …

TOP TIPS FOR WALKING AND TALKING

Click here to read about this new Ramblers initiative to spread the news about the benefits of walking and talking for mental health.

PEDESTRIAN RAILWAY BRIDGE TEMPORARY CLOSURE

PEDESTRIAN railway bridge linking two parts of Baildon is to be replaced, closing the footpath that uses it for several weeks. The footbridge between Upper Fyfe Lane and Hawthorn View is being dismantled and replaced with a new structure. The project will also see the footpath reconstructed and repairs to the masonry. Network Rail will be using road rail cranes …

HISTORICAL GUIDED WALK: CENTRE OF BAILDON, Saturday 9 February 2019

A Baildon Walkers are Welcome Second Saturday Walk. Meet at the Potted Meat Stick at 10.00a.m.  Please note earlier time. Well-known local historians, Mike and Tish Lawson, will lead a leisurely guided walk around the centre of Baildon, visiting and telling you about locations of historical interest. We are sorry that we cannot accept dogs other than assistance dogs on …