Railway Exploration – August meeting

Our next meeting on Wednesday, 16th August will, subject to weather, comprise a field trip to the now privately-owned former railway station at Theddingworth.  We shall meet as usual at the Bowling Club, Kettering Road, but at the slightly earlier time of 10am for coffee prior to the visit.  There will be an alternative wet […]


Bridge (Tuesday) – August meetings

We meet at the Market Harborough Community Church in Bath Street and normally draw for starting tables at 10am then play progressive rubber bridge in two one-hour sessions.  Our next ‘Gentle Duplicate’ (pairs) competition will be on 5th September.  Our next ‘please yourself’ mornings will be on 15th and 22nd August when there will be […]

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Art History – September meeting

Our September meeting will include Thomas Gainsborough, Corot to Monet A Fresh Look at Landscape, Close Examination: Fakes, Mistakes and Discoveries.  All DVDs followed by discussion.  Linda Carruthers.


Papercraft and More

A lively, friendly group of ladies who enjoy playing with paper, card, beads etc.  We have made beaded bookmarks this month, something a little different.  We also will look at ways to use up scraps of paper and card.  We would welcome newcomers to the group, do please contact me for details.  We meet on […]


Transport Group – September 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, 6th of September, when Dudley Brown and Alan Tuck will be talking about the flying career of Flt Lt Martin Tuck RAF. […]


Walking (Half Day – Tuesday) – July meeting

The Tuesday half-day walking group enjoyed a wonderful leisurely seven mile walk on July 4th around Pitsford nature reserve, which is a designated SSSI site.  The meadows were alive with butterflies and damselflies.  The group came across a huge Puss moth caterpillar on a mission to find a suitable place to pupate.  The highlight of […]


Music Appreciation (Friday) – July meeting

Our June meeting was cancelled after several members were unable to attend.  However, we managed a ‘Full House’ on the last Friday in July when we listened to music inspired by the sea by Arnold Bax, Benjamin Britten, Claude Debussy and Nikolay Rimsky-Korsakov.  Jaques Ibert provided his Symphonie Marine which was developed from what was […]

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Local History – August meeting

On the afternoon of 15th August last, forty-one members of the Local History group met together at the Congregational Church for a fantastic talk from Neil Lyon who is the Assistant Director of the Lamport Hall Trust.  Mr Lyon gave his very informative and interesting visual talk for over an hour with no notes.  It […]