Play Reading (Shakespeare) – December/January

Other commitments prevent us meeting in December, but we’ll be back in January to complete reading “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” and to watch the DVD of it in performance. We’re a small but welcoming group.  Why not come along and meet us in the Bowden Room at 2 pm on 10 January 2018? Contacts: Phyllis […]

The Treasury Team – December Ramblings

Just a few slim-line diaries at £2.50 each for the year 2018 remain on the FOR SALE shelf so please make contact with Margaret or David a bit quick to buy or reserve before it is too late. and never let it be said that members are not kept up-to-date about important issues. PS: Here […]

Group Enablers Report – December

We plan to hold our customary “Open Day” on Monday 12th February 2018. Can you please let us know wether you wish your group to be represented and provide an indication of your requirements (small/large tables, access to power etc) Space is bound to be at a premium again so PLEASE can you restrict your […]

60s Music – December

The 60s music group welcomes any one who enjoys good music, a gentle quiz and chat. We meet once a month in the Oathill pub M.H. usually on the 3rd Sunday at 7.00pm: the next meeting is on December 17th. Alec Hodgson 01858 288923

Strollers – January

Many thanks to Janine and Peter for organising the November stroll. Members enjoyed stunning views and glorious autumn colours in lovely sunshine on the stroll along the south shore of Pitsford Reservoir and afterwards enjoyed lunch at the Griffin Inn, Pitsford. On Friday January 12th 2018 we meet at The Bell at Gumley (LE16 7RU.  […]

Society Today – November meeting

Our topic was a most important one “The value of the arts in our Society”. We had a thorough discussion about the effects that art has on our own values and what they represent to us individually and when seen together as a full range: music, dance, painting, architecture, photography and sculpture: all stimulating and […]

Card Craft 1 – December

This month’s cards were devoted to Christmas.  At our first class we made cards with a selection of Festive Christmas trees then Margaret very kindly organised our second class which had us all hanging baubles on flourishes. We then made a card using serviettes –  we shall now all be looking for suitable patterned serviettes. Thank you, Margaret. We […]

Wine Tasting – December

Peter brought four excellent, and very warming, South African reds to our November meeting including a Cabernet Sauvignon from the Paarl Mountain area.  This was obtained from the Coop in Harborough for £6.99 and whilst it did not get the highest score it was considered excellent value:  there is a 15% discount if you buy […]

Railway Exploration – December

The Railway Exploration Group continues to grow in number; we are now In our sixth year and have recently welcomed several lady members.  In recognition of November as a month of remembrance we had a short presentation on the contribution of the railway and its staff during two world wars. Important: please note that the […]