2017: The Castle’s 50th Anniversary Year

The Club was founded in 1967 and to celebrate the 50th anniversary year in  2017, a number of special events and activities will be held. Details will appear here in due course, once the necessary arrangements have been made.

Sheffield Star article, 19 May 2017

BMC Clubs News 6 July 2017

A grand anniversary reunion and dinner will be held on the 21st of October 2017 at the Sickleholme Golf Club, Bamford Derbyshire. See the announcement by the President. The dinner will be part of a

50th Anniversary Reunion and Celebration Weekend – 20-22 October 2017

with events throughout the weekend. All current and past members of the club (and their spouses / partners) are welcome to attend. For more information and to book your place, click here. Places are limited, and allocated on a first-come-first-served basis, so please book as soon as possible. To see who has already booked, click here.

2017 Calendar

Judith Morris has organised this and it is now available to purchase for £7 from Mary Reape or Mike Doyle. Thanks, Judith.


CMC photographic record for 50th anniversary

David Pendlebury is assembling a club photographic record with photos for each of the 50 years of our history. If you have any suitable photos please get in touch – He can arrange for slides or photos to be scanned if required.

50th Anniversary T-shirts

The T-shirts polo shirts and sweatshirts which have been ordered are now available.

Other activities planned:

Ski Week: January/February. Anybody interested contact Vanda Boyd to discuss options.

Spain Week; Feb 11th. Climbing/walking/relaxing[?], contact Linda McLeish for details.

50th Anniversary Challenge Week, July 22 -30th, details to follow.

Alps trip: probably August, contact Meets Sec Paul Gibson if interested.

Kalymnos, Greek climbing week; Oct 25th, again, contact Linda McLeish.

50th Anniversary Planning Page (password required)