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Annual Retreat 2016-17

DEADLINES - MEAL PREFERENCE FORM, 21st APRIL.

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Dates: Tuesday 2nd May - Friday 5th May 2017
Location: YHA Ravenstor, Millers Dale, Derbyshire, SK17 8SS
Coach departure time: 8.30am from the department on Tuesday 2nd May
Coach return time: Approximately midday Friday 5th May

ROOM ASSIGNMENTS(PDF Document)
INFORMATION BOOKLET(PDF Document)


  • There are prizes for the best talks! (as rated in the usual feedback forms)
  • What should I bring?
    • Enough cash for the duration.
    • Towel (Can also be hired from the venue for £2).
    • Waterproofs and walking boots/shoes if you plan on walking.
    • Entertainment! This is time to have fun and relax. Boardgames, frizbees, musical instruments and anything else you can think of are more than welcome.
  • YHA Ravenstor info
    • There is free WiFi but the quaity may be very poor; prepare for this! (Pre-download large files for WARPS, etc)
    • All meals will be provided, but you may want to bring snacks.
    • There is a bar, which will be open in the evenings.
    • We are in the middle of nowhere; there are no pubs, shops, neighbours nearby at all.
    • There are some beautiful nearby walks(PDF Document).

YHA Ravenstor