Architecture – November meeting

We meet on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 2pm in the Lounge at the Congregational Church.  Our next meeting is on Tuesday 28th November when Dudley will give a talk on ‘Urban Houses’.  We will also be talking about the programme for 2018.  There will not be a meeting in December.  New members […]

Walking (Half Day – Tuesday) – November meeting

The next walk is on Tuesday 7th November.  Please meet at 10am at The Bell Inn in Gumley village.  This  short walk goes across the fields towards Laughton and back.  There are just a few stiles and a short fairly steep climb.  Please let me know by Sunday, 5th November, if you intend to stay for lunch so I can let the pub know numbers.  The lunch […]

Card Craft (No 2) – October meetings

In October we had a successful time as ever, firstly making what I can only describe as ‘construction’ cards as demonstrated by Jill.  One was an accordion-style card sporting playing cards and the other a maritime-themed flip card.  Thank you for these ideas, both suitable to give to men – we always struggle with ‘man’ […]

Papercraft and More – October meetings

The group has been making Christmas and birthday cards this month and will continue next month, as well as making bath bombs, which make lovely gifts.  We meet at Foxton Village Hall on the first and third Fridays at 10-12.  We welcome new members, no experience is necessary, just have the ability to use paper, […]

Bird Watching – October meeting

En route to Lyndon (Rutland Water) last month as the visibility got worse and worse I was thinking ‘oh no, not a third disaster in a row!’  However, the morning turned out to be very productive despite only being able to see half-way across Manton Bay.  The first redwing, redpoll and siskin of the winter, […]

Local History – October meeting

On the afternoon of Tuesday 17th October, twenty-two members of the Local History group boarded a coach and headed off to the Framework Knitters Museum, based in the village of Ruddington, just outside Nottingham.  What a very interesting afternoon.  The museum is a group of buildings based around a courtyard garden, but we started our […]

Singles Sunday Lunch (No 1) – October meeting

Nine members of group 1 in the Singles Sunday Lunches met together on Sunday 22nd October to have lunch at The White Horse in Stoke Albany.  What a delightful pub and extremely popular, despite it being off the beaten track.  Our food, when it was served, gave us extremely large portions and was delicious.  Only […]

Singles Sunday Lunch (No 3) – October meeting

On Sunday 15th October ten of us from Group 3 in the Singles Sunday Lunch groups met for lunch at The Angel Hotel in Market Harborough.  We all had a really good time catching up with each other’s news and there was a lot of laughter.  The food was excellent and the service good, especially […]

Singles Sunday Lunch (No 2) – October meeting

Sunday 1st October saw members of Group 2 in the Singles Lunch groups at the Thornhill Arms in Rushton.  Lunch went very well and was attended by ten members, nine of whom had the carvery which was thought excellent with a very wide choice of fresh vegetables and five choices of meat.  It was a […]