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    29 Mar 2020

    This event repeats every week on Sunday forever


    The Sunday Swim, Glasgow
    Scotland’s weekly naked swim, Turkish, sauna & yoga.
    The only naked swim in the world with travelling rings and trapeze over the pool!
     
    The Sunday Swim offers mixed naturist use of a 21m pool, Turkish suite, steam room, saunas and relaxation areas in a friendly, welcoming environment.
     
    When & where?
    Sundays 6pm to 9.30pm.  If in doubt, phone before travelling.
    Arlington Baths Club, 61 Arlington Street, Glasgow, G3 6DT
    0141 332 6021
    Walk: Arlington Street off Woodlands Road is located in the Woodlands area of Glasgow, between St George's Cross, Charing Cross and The University of Glasgow.
    Subway: The baths are a short walk from St George's Cross subway station. The Subway closes at 6.10pm on Sundays.
    Cycle: The nearest Nextbike stations are at St George's Cross and University of Glasgow (East).
    Bus: First Group 4/4A, 6/6A.
    4/4A - alight in Woodlands Rd and walk along Arlington St.
    6/6A -alight at St George's Cross and cut through Melrose St - Queen's Cres - Ashley St - Arlington St.
    Car: There is metered parking adjacent to the baths. A new charge schedule was introduced in September 2018: 20p per 15 minutes up to one hour, then 40p per 15mins to a maximum of 3 hours. You can also use a RingGo app to pay for parking. Alternatively, free parking on Sundays in Woodlands Rd, Park Ave & Park Drive which are a five minute walk away.
    View Openstreetmap here.
     
    How much does it cost?
    The entry price is £10 for adults over 25 years old, £7 for 18-25 and students over 18 (evidence of status required). Towel & sauna sheet hire is included. The Sunday Swim is free to Arlington Baths Club members.
    The lockers take 20p & £1 coins.
     
    Who can attend?
    Holders of the The Sunday Swim card.
    Members of Arlington Baths Club can attend free.
    Visitors, guests and newcomers to the swim are welcome. If you do not hold one of the cards above, you must bring photo ID and proof of address eg passport & utility bill; the EU photo-driving licence covers both.
    At your first visit, you will need to complete a health form for The Arlington Baths Club, which will be retained by them, and a registration form for The Sunday Swim. We expect you to purchase a swim card on your return visit. This also applies to members of BN. The swim card is valid for the year April to March inclusive. Renewals due by April.
    A guided tour of the building will take place at 18.15, so please be prompt.
     
    Do I need to be naked?
    There is an expectation that you will be nude when swimming. You can wear a towel in the other facilities, but again most people don’t.
     
    Will there be other women there?
    Yes! Many women attend the swim, either on their own or with a partner or friends. Just come along - you'll receive a warm welcome.
     
    What is the etiquette?
    Shower before entering the pool and after using the hot rooms / sauna.
    Towels are provided for drying and sitting/lying on.
    To preserve others' privacy, phones and photography are not allowed.
    Tea, coffee, hot chocolate & biscuits, Sunday newspapers and information about naturist events and holidays are available in the upstairs lounge (complimentary, but donations always welcome.) Members meet there for a blether and to catch up on the latest news.
    The building is locked at 9.30pm, so please aim to leave by 9.15pm.
     
    I like The Sunday Swim. How can I start coming regularly?
    Next time you come, bring your ID and one passport-style photograph 15 minutes before the swim starts and you can apply for a swim card. The card runs for 12 months from the date of joining and costs £10 per year for adults over 25, £5 for 18-25, and full-time students over 18 (proof of age/student status required).
    FT students & U26 may gain entry to the swim for £7 each time for the first two months of their membership.
     
    What other facilities are available?
    Clothed use of the gym (you will need an induction first by the baths staff.)
    Naked Yoga - beginners' and improvers' classes (booking required, additional fee.)
     
    For more information:
    Website: The Sunday Swim
    Register online for the swim: membermojo.co.uk/thesundayswim

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    03 Apr 2020

    We are goint to have a Virtual Quiz Night in Northern Ireland
    You will need to download the Zoom app to your phone or tablet or computer.
    If you want to join in get in touch and we will give you sign in details
     

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    04 Apr 2020

    This event repeats every 3 weeks on Saturday until 23/04/20


    Swim, Sauna, and Steam Room
    West Denton Pool (formerly Outer West Pool)
    Please bring a robe or large towel to cover up when walking to the pool (which is in a different part of the building).
    Please bring ID on your first visit.
    Doors close 5.10pm
    A meet and greet event has been arranged from 3pm in the cafe at Morrisons, directly next to the pool.
    Operated by Three Rivers Outdoor Club.
    More details at www.nudeswims.co.uk

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    18 Apr 2020

    This is a social event to be held at our home in Belfast, we will be taking a few faultering steps into Life Drawing.
    We hope to have 2 artists to give advice and instruction.
    Food will be provided and you will be able to model or  draw or both hopefully.
    Please contact us if you are interested
    Cost (if any) will be advised later.

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    25 Apr 2020

    Monthly swim. All welcome. Please bring a towel and flip flops. Admission £5.00
    Meet and Greet afterwards when some go for Fish 'n' Chips in local Chippy
    Details kev.oconnor@bn.org.uk or garyandnoreen@bn.org.uk

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    06 Jun 2020

    UPDATE
    At this point the event is not cancelled however we are holding back on tickets sales which will save on administration on refunds if we have to cancel or move date.   The garden does at this time remain open for non naturist visits and they are taking sensible health precautions.
    An opportunity to explore the delights of the wonderful Alnwick Garden with its fantastic water features and not have the fear of getting your clothes wet in the amazing water features, skin is waterproof. Take a tour round the garden with the gardener and visit the poison garden but don't touch.   
    There will be available Tea and Coffee on a help yourself basis with an honesty box.
    The event is open to BN members and their guests and members if BN clubs.   
     

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    01 Aug 2020

    UPDATE
    At this point the event is not cancelled however we are holding back on tickets sales which will save on administration on refunds if we have to cancel or move date.   Please keep event in your diary and check back nearer time for ticket sales.
    Once again we will be holding our naturist boat trip on the River Forth, this year leaving from Port Edgar Marina.   Please note the change of departure point.  We will have the opportunity to sail under the three iconic bridges over the Forth and explore further depending on the weather.   There will be live entertainment on board proved by Harry Boswell and bar open throughout the trip.  This year we have change of boat which has both heated saloon and large outside decks.  The marina has plenty of parking and restaurant and bar.
    The event is open to both BN members and non BN members and tickets are available from BN Events.

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    11 Sep 2020 - 17 Sep 2020

    The Gathering 2020 – SANER Regions 8th Annual International Naturist Event  is Re-scheduled
    We regret to announce that this years Gathering for members of BN, the  INF, and BN member clubs has been postponed until 11th - 17th September 2020 at  The Glenmorag Hotel, Dunoon .
    The hotel will be exclusively naturist from 5pm on Friday 11th for the duration of your stay.
    We are extremely grateful to the hotel for holding 2019 prices and responding to our postponement request ;
    £155 pp (Friday 11th to Monday 14th September) – 3 nights
    £260 pp (Friday 11th to Thursday 17th May) – 6 nights
    Rooms booked with Clyde view have supplements at £6 ,£12 & £18 respectively. There are no single rooms available and where sole occupancy of a twin room is requested there is a supplement . Whenever possible please agree to room share which saves guests and SANER alike. The price includes Dinner, Bed & Breakfast and all hotel based high quality entertainment.
    The hotel continues to enjoy ongoing refurbishment and we are aware of further improvements in the coming year. A significant improvement for 2020 will be a change in booking procedure. Guests will now be able to book directly with the hotel on 01369 702227 and rooms will be allocated at time of booking. This will greatly enhance the booking experience and facilitate a far better administration process. Should you wish to extend your stay at the hotel you can book additional (textile) nights at the time of booking.
    A £30 deposit pp secures your actual room and the final balance for all durations is 29th February 2020. Please ensure you book early, quoting your BN/INF Membership Number) and note the final payment date in your diaries.
    Scotty MacDoon has suggested that as next year is 2020 his “vision” (ha! ha!) is we should have a “naughtical" theme! (He's so funny!) . And so the weekend shall indeed have a nautical theme, and Ì the “crews"ship Captain, and my fantastic Volunteer Crew look forward to welcoming you aboard.
    Dress appropriately on arrival (3pm onwards) and don't expect to abandon ship until everyone has experienced yet another fun packed Gathering!
    Essential cruise packing; towel, tartan bow tie & ladies sash, bling, life jacket and a happy disposition!
    Activities include, Cabaret, Ceilidh, Burns in the Buff Supper, naturist swim, forest walks, naked pub lunch, Dimple Award Dinner, body painting, boat trips and excursions. 
    For more information contact SANER via thegathering@bn.org.uk
    Book now, direct with The Glenmorag Hotel on (+44) 01369 702227
    The Gathering – Always full of surprises and fun!
    HASTE YE BACK & WELCOME ABOARD!

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