Festival 2018 will be our fifth annual walking festival and I am delighted to be able to announce that we will be celebrating the occasion by offering our largest ever walking programme. The festival runs over the weekend of 8 - 10 June 2018 and there will be three walks on the Friday and twelve each on Saturday and Sunday.
The full detail of the Festival programme will be available shortly on the Corsham Walking Festival website. As in previous years we have attempted to cater for all ages and levels of experience - with a free Children's Treasure Hunt for primary school age children, right up to a 20 mile walk to Little Solsbury Hill using a portion of the proposed Corsham Cloverleaf walk. New walks for this year include:
Once again we will be holding a Quiz and Buffet Supper on the Saturday evening at the Springfield Campus. Last year this was completely sold out - a tribute to the reputation of our resident quizmaster, and the excellence of the buffet provided by Elior Catering!
Booking opens on Tuesday 3rd April. You can book via the Corsham Walking Festival website or from The Pound Arts Centre (Tel 01249 701628) during normal box office hours. Bookings close at 1400 the day before the relevant walk to allow time for lists of walkers to be printed. Bookings for the Quiz and Buffet Supper will close a week beforehand so that we can confirm numbers for the catering - please let us know of any dietary requirements when you book.
We are extremely grateful to the generosity of our sponsors who have enabled us to keep ticket prices unchanged from last year (£5 for those walks accompanied by an expert, £4 for the remainder, £12 for the Quiz and Buffet). Payment can be made by cash, cheque or most major credit/debit cards. In line with other booking systems, there is no longer a charge for using a credit/debit card, however a booking fee of £1.00 will be added to the total ticket value in a single transaction - regardless of the method of payment.
Although a number of walks are free, places on them still need to be booked in the normal way. For the Children's Treasure Hunt on Saturday, places only need to be booked for the participating children - not for the accompanying adult.
Once again we will not be issuing tickets for the walks - confirmation of payment for the relevant walk will be provided during the booking process. Registration at the start of the walk will be based on the lists provided from the booking system.