Bonfire is Full – Reserve List Available

We’re so pleased to announce that our booked Bonfire meet is now full! We’ve had so much interest, which means it going to be fun fun fun (more the merrier).

If you haven’t been able to secure a space yet, there may be come more available (drop outs) from our reserve list.

Please email Glenys as bookings@derbyshireda.com to be added to this list.

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Barry Rook

It’s with great sadness to tell you Barry Rook passed away this morning he was a much admired and loved within the caravan and camping club I am sure you will all be with me in saying our deepest sympathies to his wife Pauline and his family RIP Barry you will be sadly missed rest in peace x

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Tonge Station (Cloud Trail) 20th – 22nd October 2017

This meet has limited space (16 units max). If you intend to attend, please contact Brian the Steward beforehand so that he can reserve you a space. If you don’t call, you run the risk of turning up with no space.

You have been warned!

Brian’s number is 07502378318

£8 PUPN

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Halloween at Alstonefield 27th-29th October 2017

Derbyshire DA calls all GHOULS & BOYS, witches, monsters, skeletons, ghosts and more to attend our Halloween meet at Hope Villa, Alstonefield.

This is a meet where there will be prizes for the best fancy dress, a disco, party games, American scare supper (where you bring your own food to share with others – with a scary theme), hall to meet on the Saturday evening and its most definitely children friendly (caravan trick or treat included). As with the nearly all of our meets, its bring your own drinks.

See the photos below from 2016, for an insight into what we have in store for 2017. How much did I hear you say – £6.50 per unit per night!

Alstonfield is the adjacent village to Milldale, that is positioned at the end of the lovely Dovedale valley. Very close to the Manifold Valley cycle track and the Tissington Trail. It also has The George pub who was selected as one of the best 15 country pubs by the Sunday Times last year.

 

 

 

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Meet Cancellations

Derbyshire DA are saddened to announce the cancellation of two meets this month:

Hayes Farm (6th-8th Oct), Newstead is cancelled due to poor ground conditions after the recent influx of rain.

Moira Social Club (13th-15th Oct), Swadlincote is cancelled due to the availability of stewards. With no steward 👨‍✈️, there can’t be a meet. — feeling sad.

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NK Motors are to join us at the Bonfire Meet!

Derbyshire DA is very proud to announce that NK Motors are looking forward to being part of the Bonfire Meet at Weston on Trent. They can’t wait to meet the members of the club and have some really good raffle prizes to give away on Saturday evening!
They’ll be there with some awesome new KIA models for members to see and try. https://www.practicalcaravan.com/…/tow-c…/44852-kia-sportage
www.nkmotors.com

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Now Cancelled > Moira Social Club 13th – 15th Oct 2017

***** Sorry this meet is now cancelled due to there being no stewards volunteering *****

Hello all,

Quick reminder that this place is only £9 a night per unit, has the following nearby:

Conkers Visitors Centre, Canal Side Walks, Old Furnace, Dry Ski Slope, Fishing Ponds

But best of all… Swadlincote is hosting its annual International Food and Drink festival that weekend – FREE parking, FREE entry and FREE entertainment! Check out the links below:

http://www.south-derbys.gov.uk/community_and_living/

https://www.facebook.com/SwadFoodFest

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New Booking Forms / Process for New Year’s Eve

Derbyshire DA is proud to announce that an improved electronic booking process/form has been created for booking New Years’ Eve.

Please visit this page for further information

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Stewards Required

If you fancy stewarding any Meets on the sites list, contact Ted Walters (Chief Camp Steward) on 01773 856101.

Derbyshire D.A. require THS stewards for both summer THS’s. Even a couple of days would be greatly appreciated. If you are available, please contact Brian on 07502 378318 or Jan on 07977 399 567.

Meets and THS’s cannot take place without stewards and they will have to be cancelled.

Your site fees will be paid for by DDA, making it even more attractive. If you steward 3 or more meets you receive a free voucher for the Bonfire or Rewind (previously 60s, 70s and 80s weekend).

Help and advice is available for first timers. There’s really is nothing difficult about it, you’re not expected to know anything complicated and most people steward a meet want to do it again (they find it rewarding).

We look forward to your offers of help.

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