Meet after 4:00pm on Friday at RNAS Merryfield where the Guard will be expecting us. I will draw the keys to the compound then and so drive straight through to the secure area. The programme will be:
Friday 2nd June
16:00 – 17:00 put up tents and shake out
18:00 – 20:00 put up nets (10) in the north half of the airfield, furl and return for a shower if necessary.
20:30 – 22:00 visit local pub for supper.
Saturday 3rd June
05:00 Open nets
14:00 – 15:00 take down nets
16:00 – 18:00 put up nets and furl on south side of airfield
18:00 Check Barn Owl boxes
19:00 Join OC Merryfield for a drink at his CAMPEX.
20:00 Drive to pub for supper.
Sunday 4th June
05:00 Open nets and ring until late lunchtime.
14:00 Return to clear tents, clean up and return keys.
I will provide coffee, tea, sugar and milk for brews plus some basic cleaning materials. Please bring your own snacks and lunch, beer, wine, whisky, folding chair and personal ringing kit. A fridge will be available for essentials such as beer. A car will be made available to ferry people back to the secure area for loos, hot brews etc.
I will provide poles, nets, guys, bird bags, ringing kit, rings but additional poles and bags are always welcome.
Any queries, please get back to me.
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