Buckfast Millennium Pilgrimage 2018

Reunion: Woking


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The 2018 renunion is underway. We got a more substantial than usual supper for a reunion Friday night, cooked and served by Mark's wife Jane, Danny's wife Remy and son Angelo, and Clare. John Chenery


Pilgrimage reunion Friday night chat and arrow cutting. John Chenery


St Dunstan's church hall Woking John Chenery


Reunion breakfast is in the room we are using for sleeping as there is a breakfast alpha course going on in our dining room! John Chenery


Backmarkers Francis and Catherine setting out on the reunion walk John Chenery


The pilgrims ready to depart for their walk on a fresh but sunny morning. Aidan Simons


Beautiful autumn foliage as we approach Hoebridge Golf Course Aidan Simons


Watch out for flying balls! Aidan Simons


St Nicholas Church Pyrford John Chenery


St Nicholas's Church, Pyrford, with its new oak-shingle roof. Aidan Simons


St Nicholas is Norman, largely unaltered John Chenery


Ancient wall painting inside St Nicholas's. Aidan Simons


Danny and Mark led our prayer stop. Mark spoke about renewal and renovation John Chenery


Danny and Mark - our leaders in prayer as well as in walking today. Aidan Simons


Altar frontal St Nicholas's, Pyrford.. Aidan Simons


Leaving the church, towards another golf course Aidan Simons


The chill is evident by how we are all well wrapped up, the sun by the shadows! Aidan Simons


On our way again - it's good to have "John the Van" amongst the walkers. Aidan Simons


Lovely day for a country walk - even though we're so close to a big town. Aidan Simons


We join the Wey Navigation, our companion for much of the day. Aidan Simons


First sighting of a boat on the navigation Aidan Simons


First pub stop - for COFFEE??? Very welcome on a cold day, and good coffee. Aidan Simons


Where are we? How did we get here? Aidan Simons


Official morning coffee stop at The Anchor Inn on the River Wey John Chenery


Coffee? Don't mind if I do.... Aidan Simons


I'm glad you've got bright blue skies down there and not this... Euan Parsons


Pilgrims, pub, not a beer in sight!!! John Chenery


Ah, cheers Aid! John Chenery


The tranquillity of walking beside water Aidan Simons


... and then we were sent into the wilderness (but it proved to be a very nice wilderness!!) Aidan Simons


Which way? WM


Ockham Mill Aidan Simons


Newark Priory Ruins and the River Wey John Chenery


Newark Priory Aidan Simons


Autumnal loveliness approaching Papercourt Aidan Simons


Lock and bypass Aidan Simons


The New Inn, Send - it's lunch time! Aidan Simons


Pilgrimage reunion lunch at The New Inn. Send, with Jonty the dog. John Chenery


John in the shot not taking the shot for once Aidan Simons


Crossing the navigation after lunch Aidan Simons


Leaving The New Inn John Chenery


New pilgrim Janice leads Rosie, Bridget, Meld, Lawrie and Aid John Chenery


St Peter's Church, Old Woking John Chenery


St Peter's Church, Old Woking, our afternoon prayer stop Aidan Simons


Preparing for prayers - and yes, that's Terry Waite in the back pew (he was giving a talk after we'd left). Aidan Simons


The third-oldest church door in England and they cut the top off it (a long time ago) Aidan Simons


Danny and Mark lead on John Chenery


The rest of the third-oldest church door in England. Aidan Simons


The remains of Woking Palace Aidan Simons


Danny leads us home Aidan Simons


Meld, Clare, Angelo and Jane serving dinner John Chenery


Danny Thomas


Reunion dinner John Chenery


Sing-song featuring new band member Angelo John Chenery