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Orienteering to be aired on the BBC 1 TV Inside/Out Programme

The BBC is to air City of Birmingham Orienteering Club’s Family and Newcomers Event this Monday.

The City of Birmingham Orienteering Club’s Event held on the 25 November 2017 is to feature in BBC1 TV Inside/Out programme at 7.30pm on Monday 22 January 2018.

The BBC filmed a family taking part in COBOC’s Family and Newcomers Event on Saturday 25 November last year in Sutton Park. This is due to be broadcast on Monday 22nd January 2018 at 7.30pm, BBC1 TV West Midlands on the regional current affairs programme Inside/Out.

Ian Gamlen, City of Birmingham Orienteering Club’s Secretary, said: “We were very excited when Ed Barlow from the BBC West Midlands Inside/Out programme contacted us saying that they would like to film a family taking part in one of our events. Dave Ellis COBOC’s Chairman provided guidance and support as they made their way around the white course. They all seemed to have enjoyed it and we look forward to welcoming them to our next event. "

City of Birmingham Orienteering Club's next Family and Newcomers events start again in 2018 with the first one being held on Saturday 27 January 2018 at Aston Hall in Birmingham from 1 – 2.30pm. For more information and details about the Family and Newcomers events in 2018 click here:

Orienteering will also be featured by Leicestershire Orienteering Club in Coalville Park again due to be aired on Monday evening at 7.30pm.

The BBC Inside Out programme is being shown on Monday 22 January at 7.30pm and will feature a family trying out four sports including Orienteering.

The BBC link can be found here.