Socials

On the fourth Wednesday of the month we host a slideshow at The Old Kings Head, London Bridge, in the upstairs room (ask the bar staff for directions if you can’t find it). Our slideshows are usually by members, although occasionally we have speakers from outside the club. These cover a wide range of climbing and walking topics, from trips our members have been on to lectures by notable climbers and mountaineers. The show starts at 7:30pm and will generally finish about 9:30pm.

We sometimes organize other ad hoc socials, which will be added here once details are known; email notifications will also be sent.

65th birthday party
Wed 26 Jun 2019

We're 65 years old! We will be celebrating, but definitely not retiring.

Our actual birthday falls on a Sunday when we will be in Grasmere, so we are already planning something up in the Lakes for that weekend.

The following Wednesday 26 June is a pub social so let's have a party - a chance to catch up with old friends and new and celebrate our illustrious past. There will be a rolling slide show "65 @ 65" - one image for every year of our history, and by request we will also show the short film we made for the 60th anniversary - apparently lots of you have never seen it.


Speaker

N/a

Venue Details

Upstairs at the Old Kings Head, London Bridge, from 7pm

65th birthday stroll & picnic
Sun 30 Jun 2019

Rockhoppers was founded on 23 June 1954 following a meeting at The Royal Oak Hotel in New Malden. Apparently the landlord let them have the upstairs room for 10 shillings as long as they didn’t make too much noise and bought plenty of drinks.

To celebrate, we'll have a social walk along the Thames to New Malden to have a pint or two in the Royal Oak Hotel itself and toast our founders. If the weather is nice we will have a picnic in Richmond Park.


Venue Details

Meeting time and place TBC

Pub crawl
Wed 24 Jul 2019

TBC


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Venue Details

TBC

Pub social
Wed 21 Aug 2019

TBC


Speaker

TBC

Venue Details

TBC

Expedition planning workshop
Wed 25 Sep 2019

Interactive session


Speaker

N/a

Venue Details

TBC