Alumni are invited to a big day out

Chilterns footpath – picture by Des Blenkinsopp (c) (via geograph)

A summertime social gathering is being organised in Oxfordshire for Sunday, 27th July 2014, involving optional walks and a barbeque/braai.

The event is being hosted by Steve and Tonia Bowley, whose Thembisa Trust backs community projects in KwaZulu-Natal. Alumni and supporters of the UKZN UK Trust are invited to attend what is expected to be a fun day and a rare chance to meet up.

** Please RSVP by 11th July by email to or by phoning 07968 142671. **

Option 1. DAY WALK – THE CHILTERNS (led by Steve Bowley). Please advise if you wish to join this walk.
Circular walk near Wendover, including Chequers Estate and Boer War Memorial (10 miles max).
Meet 10am at Tiddington Village Hall (A418 at OX9 2LY). Share transport to start.
Lunch stop – The Plough at Cadsden OR bring packed lunch.
Come prepared: Footpaths are slippery in wet weather so wear good footwear and bring a waterproof. Arrive back at Tiddington at 4pm for BBQ.

Option 2. AFTERNOON LOCAL WALK (Families welcome).
Meet at 3pm at Tiddington Village Hall (on A418 at OX9 2LY).
Weather permitting, the route will be through Ferndale Woods – or else via the lake (2 miles).

BBQ: Ferndale, Tiddington OX9 2LQ – 4.30-8.30pm.
Tickets: £12/adult, £6/u10; food and soft drinks included; beer/wine for sale. Raffle; plant sale.

The event will provide the opportunity for a little fund-raising for both charities as those taking part in the walks are being encouraged to obtain sponsorship from friends and family for the charity of their choice.

If you can help the UKZN UK Trust in this way, please go to and set up your own fundraising page for the event following the simple steps on the website:
• Select “Start fundraising (Create your page)”
• Select “Organised events”
• Enter “UKZN UK Trust Walk” and select “Next” (tick box if necessary)
• Follow the instructions to fill in the details on a simple form to create your page
• Email friends and family to encourage them to use your page to sponsor you.
All funds raised go straight to the UKZN UK Trust’s bank account.

Alternatively you can donate directly to the Trust via the Virgin Money Giving site or you can give cash or a cheque to UKZN UK Trust Chair Roger Smith at the event.

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