I would like to give you advance notice of this event and a little bit about the plan for the day. We intend to have an informal meal in the evening, followed by organised rides on the Sunday to enjoy the summer roads! The venue has been booked, so I can now share initial plans with you.
Date: Saturday 23rd June
Time: Breakfast and refreshments from 08.45, with the session starting at 09.30. Saturday’s sessions should end around 16.30.
Venue: Norman Jepson Beefeater, Bluebell Way, Preston PR2 5PZ – just off J31a on the M6, with a large car park and easy access most areas.
· IAM RoadSmart update and news – Steve Ellis
· Group rider training tasters
o For aspiring Local Observers
o For aspiring National Observers
o For those wishing to learn about the Masters programme
· Surprise skill session (details to follow!)
· Group learning session
· An Examiner’s perspective (we hope to have Neil Rowley join us, shifts permitting!)
Evening activity: For anyone choosing to stay over at the venue, there will be an informal dinner with members of SLAM and others. The Premier Inn adjacent to the venue currently has rooms available for £53.50 for the night.
Sunday Activity: We plan to offer a number of organised rides to continue our learning on the roads of the North West.