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12 Jan 23 - Bir and Prize Giving

Published: 8 Jan 2023

Horse & Farrier (LS21 1BQ) 7.30pm for an 8pm start. A talk by one of the Dales top pilots (Richard Meek), about one of the top places to fly (Bir), followed (or preceeded) by 2022 awards and mugs for one of the best clubs in the country...

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1 Dec 22 - AGM Shenanigans

Published: 16 Nov 2022

Horse & Farrier (LS21 1BQ) 7.30pm for an 8pm start. Following the, always superb, AGM, we shall engage in some committee shenanigans to bring out the very best (worst) from your newly elected committee members. As you will know, the AGM offers...

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3 Nov 22 - Club Night - Track Logs

Published: 31 Oct 2022

Back at the Horse & Farrier (LS21 1BQ). This month we have Chris Foster, creator of both and, providing us with an introduction to the functionalities these two web resources provide. They are superbly useful. Chris...

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6 Oct 22 - Club Night - XDales and Social Weekend

Published: 21 Sep 2022

As we merged the September social with the XDales Social, this will be our first club night this season. We will hear the debrief from Ed Cleasby of the second XDales event alongside contributions from Tam Morrison, who led the social with some...

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1 Sep 22 - No Club Night

Published: 31 Aug 2022

No club night on the first Thursday of September.  If you want to be sociable get yourself over to Langcliffe between 9 - 11 Sep.  See news item below.

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DHPC Social & X-Dales 2022

Published: 18 Aug 2022

This is being held in tandem with the X-Dales '22 Hike and Fly event that Ed is running. Communal fire, BBQ, lots to do and flying related practice if not actually flyable! Harness hangers. Get yourselves there! Easy walk into Settle, with shops,...

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Baildon Sod 2023 Thursday 22nd June!

Published: 12 Aug 2022

Let the bracken thrashing commence! Folks, we are on for the Baildon Sod unless I call it off. Gather from 6pm on the east face. Obvious parking just off Bingley Road. All are welcome to join the mayhem and calm down with a pint after. I've...

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Glorious Twelfth

Published: 9 Aug 2022

The Glorious Twelfth refers to 12 August, the start of the shooting season for Grouse and to a lesser extent Ptarmigan.  It is one of the busiest days in the shooting season (which lasts until the end of December), with large amounts of game...

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March 3rd Club Night

Published: 1 Mar 2022

It's the penultimate club night of the winter this Thursday at the Horse and Farrier, Otley.7.30 for 8pm start. There will be various speakers recounting tales of competitions in the last year, from the Buttermere Bash, to the British Winter Open to...

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