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Events 2019

RFDCC 50th

The events listed below are dependant upon your support. Some dates may change at short notice, so if you want to be kept updated on the latest developments, please give Jon your contact details. If you have any requests, or require any further information about the trips listed, please contact Jon Holden (07794 030024). Members of the RFDCC are also welcome to attend other meets organised by the Gloucester Speleological Society and Hades. See the GSS website for their latest trip list, contact details and meeting times.

NB – The weekend trips will be on Saturday, unless Sunday is preferred by the majority. If you fancy going on a trip, but can’t make the date – let Jon know ASAP, and it should be possible to change a date or two.

SRT and rope work training sessions are run by GSS and are usually (but not always!) held at the Cave Rescue Depot in Cinderford on the second Monday of the month. These sessions are only held if there is interest, so if you fancy going along, please email training@gloucester-speleo.org for information

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Date Event
26/06/2019 Club Social Treasure Hunt! Hosted by the Healy family this year at the Deanfield Study Centre in Parkend. A family friendly evening of fun, followed by a supply your own food and drink BBQ. Please come along and enjoy.
08/07/2019 Club Social Symonds Yat. Jon Holden and Ian Healey will offer you another opportunity to have a go at the spectacular and thrilling Pinnacle Tyrolean Traverse, as well as other options of caving, climbing, walking and BBQing. Lots to have a go at.
02/09/2019 Club Social TBC Meeting downstairs at the Rising Sun, Moseley Green 8pm
07/10/2019 Club AGM Come and have your say at the AGM or maybe stand for a Committee post.... Meeting downstairs at the Rising Sun, Moseley Green 8pm
04/11/2019 Club Social TBC Meeting downstairs at the Rising Sun, Moseley Green 8pm
??/12/2019 Club Social TBC Christmas Party downstairs at the Rising Sun, Moseley Green 8pm. Savoury food provided, bring a pudding and a raffle prize.
And for the rest of 2019...Dates to be confirmed Where do you want to go???? The proposed meets list will be posted when available, so if there's anywhere you fancy going, let Jon know, and he'll try to organise a trip. I'm sure he would appreciate any help you can give to suggest and help organise local trips for Wed evenings. Trips can be arranged to suit to all abilities. If you haven't come along on a Club trip before, they are a great way of getting to know people, seeing different caves, and a lot of fun. Don't be shy!


Local Caves

  • Wet Sink/Slaughter
  • Otter Hole
  • Redhouse
  • Big Sink
  • Miss Grace's Lane
  • Ban-Y-Gor

  • Local Mines

  • Noxon Park
  • Wigpool
  • Bixslade

  • Current Digs

  • Kelly's Lane
  • The Dropper
  • Hole in the Hedge
  • Cowshill Farm Dig
  • Piccadilly Pot
  • Cabsav