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Spirit of Kinder 2018

Some photos taken at the celebration that took place on the 21st April 2018 at the Friends Meeting House in Manchester.

Panel of Speakers

Some of the guest speakers, from left to right: Yvonne Witter (Peak District Mosaic), Kate Ashbrook (Ramblers Chair), Margaret Manning (Manchester Area Chair), Maxwell Ayamba (Projects Manager for Sheffield Environmental Movement) and, standing, David Toft (Poet and Vice-Chair of Hayfield Parish Council). The other invited speakers were Jim Perrin (Rock Climber and Travel Writer) and Keith Warrender (Local Historian and Writer).

 

Display Stands

Attendees enjoyed informative displays at the back of the hall provided by the Ramblers, the National Trust, Peak District National Park, Sheffield Environmental Movement (SEM), Peak District Mosaic and the British Mountaineering Council (BMC).

 

Ramblers' Stand

The Ramblers' stand showed a selection of historical posters and information about the Trespass.

 

Manchester Community Choir

The Manchester Community Choir (Musical Director: Liz Powers) gave a wonderful performanace of songs which reflected the struggles of working people. The day culminated with a rousing community rendition of The Manchester Rambler led by local folk singer Jack Parker.

Area Wednesday Longer Walk on 2nd January

This walk, which was previously unconfirmed, will be from Entwistle to Bromley Cross and led by Lesley Kenworthy.

Massive Lake District Petition

Nearly 300,000 people have signed a petition to help preserve the Lake Districtís natural beauty and World Heritage status by protecting it from 4x4s and motorbikes. If you want to add your voice, follow the link in the Campaigning section of Links.

Saddleworth Rambler Bus Service

An hourly minibus service that runs from Greenfield Station to Denshaw. For live departures and timetable, see the Transport section of Links.

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