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e-Newsletter October 2011


Our doors are always open to members, but later this month we’re holding a special open day for anyone who’s interested in visiting the office; evening entertainment will be provided by the inimitable Niall Grimes.

The limited edition Tremadog prints by Phil Gibson, commissioned as a fundraising initiative for the BMC Access & Conservation Trust, are in stock. Order yours now from the BMC online shop.


BMC Youth Climbing Series decisions for 2012

A number of major changes will be made to the BMC Youth Climbing Series in 2012. Additionally the dates for next year's Series have been announced.

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Planning threats and the countryside

The BMC, as part of the Wildlife and Countryside Link coalition and the Sport and Recreation Alliance have voiced our concerns on the draft National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) which was published at the end of July.

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Women's Climbing Symposium

This new event will be taking place on Saturday 5 November at The Climbing Hangar in Liverpool.

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Free BMC Child Protection training in Staines

The next BMC Safeguarding and Child Protection Awareness Training course is Wednesday 2 November 2011 in Staines, Middlesex.

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What's new in the BMC online shop - October

Check out the latest additions to the shop, as well as some special offers for autumn trekking season, and discounts on BMC guidebooks.

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BMC Open Day featuring Grimer

Ever wondered what goes on at the BMC office in Manchester? Then come along to the Open Day on the afternoon of Thursday 27 October 2011.

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Kendal Mountain Festival 2011

Kendal is a small town with a big heart. Each year it welcomes thousands of outdoor enthusiasts to celebrate mountain culture in film, lectures, art and literature.

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BMC Winter Lectures 2011

This excellent series of BMC lectures on winter skills will navigate its way around the UK this November.

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MP enjoys peak pursuit

Rt Hon Denis MacShane, Labour MP for Rotherham, sings the praises of the day he joined Chris Bonington and the BMC for a walk up Blencathra in the Lakes.

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BMC Open Youth Competition December 2011

On Saturday 10 December the BMC Open Youth Event will be held at Sunderland Wall. This leading competition is designed to be a fun but competitive event. Enter online!

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Alpine Classic 4000s Lecture - Stockport


Halifax: Everest 1924, a talk


Darlington: Everest 1924, a talk


Big Shakeout


BMC Leading Ladder - Cardiff



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