Drawing and Painting for Pleasure

The recent outdoor painting day went well with some good paintings to show for it.  It was nice to be outside for a change, but are now back indoors working on our own projects.  Occasionally we will ring the changes with a class project… maybe a still life, or someone will bring something interesting, hopefully […]

Bird Watching – August meeting

August’s trip to Clifton Hill Gravel Pits (or Northampton Washlands if you prefer) turned into a bit of a fiasco!!  Meeting in the usual place at the car park by the side of the Holiday Inn, we then proceeded up onto the bank to be met by a ‘Footpath Closed’ sign.  Seemed like the Environment […]

Railway Exploration – September meeting

Our last meeting comprised a most enjoyable visit on a fine summer’s day to the privately-owned former railway station at Theddingworth.  In September we shall meet as usual at the Bowling Club, Kettering Road, Market Harborough (3rd Wednesday of the month – September 20th 10:30 am) for our usual discussions over coffee followed by presentations. […]

Book Club

‘Wuthering Heights’ by Emily Bronte. Some of us had already read this classic novel in the distant past and we were all surprised at the forceful portrayal of the characters in this work.  Many of us remember watching film productions of Wuthering Heights, but they tended to portray the Heathcliff – Cathy relationship as a passionate […]

Science and Technology – September meeting

Our next meeting will take place on Wednesday, 27th of September, when Peter Ellement will be presenting a talk entitled ‘The Science and Practice of Dyeing Protein Fibres, e.g. Leather & Wool’.  New members are always welcome.  Michael Milsom.

Transport Group – October meeting

The Transport group meets at the Little Bowden Bowling Club, Kettering Road, Market Harborough, on the first Wednesday of the month from 10am until noon.  The next meeting will take place on Wednesday, 4th of October, when I will be presenting a talk about the life of Charles Stuart Rolls.  New members are always welcome. […]

Group Enablers’ report – September

Many thanks again to all the group leaders who continue to run our many groups.  If there are any members who wish to join or start new groups please do not hesitate to get in contact with us.  We are here to help.  I am very pleased to welcome Rose Gale as the new Joint Group Enabler, […]

Art History – October meeting

Our next meeting at 10am on October 2nd in the Bowden Room will feature ‘The Meeting of Asia & Europe 1500 – 1800’ and will be followed by discussion.  Linda Carruthers.