© Chelsea Spelaeological Society - Updated January 2020


Trips, meets and events for 2020. At time of writing some venues and dates are provisional. Other items and additional detail will be added as it becomes available. Contact the Meets Organiser - Helen Pemberton for more information.
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UPCOMING MEETS January 24th-26th - Annual Dinner Weekend Caving trips Saturday to include Aggy Bat Count and Ogof Cnwc followed by dinner at The Manor Hotel. The AGM will take place on Sunday morning at Tretower Village Hall. February 21st-23rd - Whitewalls Weekend Bring along your SRT kits for some dangling fun, suggested trips include Tunnel Cave, Pant Mawr and Llanelly Quarry Pot, but all ideas welcome. Trips of a more horizontal variety are also an option for anyone that prefers. Booze theme for Saturday night will be decided closer to the time. March 27th-29th - Devon Weekend Staying at the DSS hut in Buckfastleigh. Trips to include Afton Red Rift, and Pridhamsleigh Cavern, plus any extra bonus caves that people fancy from the bevvy of short but interesting ventures available in the area. April 3rd-6th - Namho Conference Cornwall April 24th-26th - Forest of Dean Jann will be leading a trip to Westbury Brook Mine on Saturday. Accommodation venue TBC. May 29th-31st - Yorkshire Dales Weekend Organiser Adrian Fawcett, trips and caving hut TBC. June 26th-28th - CSS Summer BBQ Whitewalls A weekend of fun, flames and feasting on the Llangattock escarpment with plenty of caving options to suit all abilities. July - Eurospeleo 2020 in Cantabria and UK caving weekend TBC August 21st-24th Bank Holiday Weekend Mendip Cave Fest and Whitewalls Weekend. September - Hidden Earth Date and venue TBC. Other Events Kayaking on the Wye Lots of options for both beginners and experienced kayakers, and a choice of single or double kayaks for hire. Please let Helen know if you’re interested in taking part. Mendip Weekend Organiser Lee Hawkswell. There are plenty of interesting caves to choose from for all abilities, plus BBQ on Saturday evening. Caving holiday Survey coming soon. Please contact Helen if you have any requests/suggestions for any upcoming trips.