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Civilisations of the Past

At our next meeting at 2.30pm on the 23rd June, St Nicholas Church, Little Bowden, Ernie hopes to talk about “Some Canals in Ancient Times”.  All welcome! For more information on our small, friendly group, please contact:  Ernie Parsons 01536 760141.

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Wine Tasting – June meeting

Our next meeting on 23rd June will be our summer food and wine evening, when we will taste eight different wines and a selection of French cheeses and pates.  If you are not sure of the arrangements please contact me immediately:  Sylvia is organising the transport.  Peter will bring a selection of wines from the […]

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Bird Watching (Thursday) – May meeting

Two new sites for us last month were Sence Valley Forest Park and LRWT’s Kelham Bridge, both just outside Ibstock in North West Leicestershire.  The usual array of warblers at both sites, plus swifts and hirundines.  Cuckoo was heard several times in both places, but unfortunately not seen.  Seen but not heard was a willow […]

Book Club

Play Reading (Modern)

In Coward’s ‘Relative Values’ the status quo at the aristocratic Marshwood family home is under threat.  The young Earl of Marshwood has announced his engagement to a Hollywood actress who, it transpires, is also the mean-spirited, selfish and deceitful younger sister of the loyal and much loved ladies maid of the Countess of Marshwood, the […]

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SLU3A Singers

In May we had a very enjoyable afternoon entertaining members of the Kibworth Methodist Fellowship.  Our meetings in June are on the 14th and 28th.  We will be taking our summer break in July and August so best wishes to everyone for a happy and hopefully warm summer.  Joy Swallow 01858 462368.

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Cycling – May meeting

Our thanks to Terry and Graham for the May ride through some very attractive Northamptonshire villages.  The next ride is on Friday, 8th July, a week later than usual.  The leaders for this ride are June and Pete (01536 506876/07904701832).  Please meet at The Thornhill Arms in Rushton between 10.30 and 10.45 am.  We shall […]

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Music Appreciation (Friday)

Our next meeting will be on Friday 24th of June, where will explore the wide range of music written for dance.  For further information please contact Geoffrey Moth on 01858 432275.

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Card Craft (No 2) – May meetings

In May we beavered away, firstly using stamping techniques to create a beautiful panoramic floral/foliage card, and then the stringing of cut out guitars to mount on a card.  Say no more! We will begin June with one of our popular do-it-yourself/catch-up sessions and look forward to future fun times tackling more Zentangle, a London […]