Chapel Brampton

Group members had a fine day for the field trip to the heritage railway at Chapel Brampton and were pleasantly surprised to see the amount of progress that has been made since our last visit several years ago.  The Stationmaster’s hostelry provided excellent morning coffee and lunch to round things off.  Next month we will […]

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Walking (All Day) – July

The next walk will be on 26th July starting from the Butter Cross in Eastgate, Hallaton at 10.00am. The walk is approximately 9 miles over well marked paths, bridleways and roads. The route will take in Cranoe and Welham where there will be a stop for refreshments at the Old Red Lion. Please car share […]

Cycling – July/August

Ten members enjoyed the cycle ride on 1 June starting and finishing at the Cherry Tree pub in Little Bowden.  Thanks to Graham and Joy for kindly offering this ride which was originally planned for March this year but had to be cancelled owing to bad weather. The next cycle ride will take place on […]

Bridge (Tuesday morning) – July/August

The winners of our June duplicate (pairs) competition were N/S Liz Webb & Betty Hudspith E/W Ann Wood & Mary Hill Our next 12 board duplicate (pairs) competition will be on 7th August. John Cameron (tel. 01858 434155)

Local HIstory – July

We had a very successful visit to Holdenby House in June.  It was lovely to experience this wonderful family house with so much history. At our meeting on Tuesday 17 July we look forward to welcoming David Bell, who will be giving us a talk on some of the famous murder cases in Leicestershire.  The […]

Singles Sunday Lunch Group 3 – July

On Sunday 17th June,  11 members of Group 3 in the Singles Sunday Lunch Groups met for lunch at The Attic Restaurant, Kilworth Springs Golf Club in South Kilworth.     This lovely restaurant, with it’s extensive views over the Golf course,  lends itself as a beautiful venue in which to have an enjoyable lunch.     Its […]

Discovering Poetry (Tuesday) – July

Discovering Poetry (Tues) Last month we included work written by all the Poets Laureate from John Dryden in 1668 to Carol Ann Duffy today, finding we knew little of some of those in between. On 10th July we plan a walk in “The Countryside” starting at 2pm in the lounge in the Congregational Church. Please […]

Walking (evening) – July

The July evening walk will be Tuesday 31st July starting at 7.00 pm from the Coach and Horses, 25 Main Street, Lubenham. Please park courteously around the village and not in the pub car park. The walk will include a search for the Judith Stone. There will be the opportunity afterwards for a drink in […]

Architecture – July

We meet on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 2.00pm in the Lounge at the Congregational Church.    Our next meeting will be on Tuesday 24 July when we will hear five of our members each giving a short talk on a favourite building. Michael will talk about Walkton Church; Dudley – the Midland Hotel, […]

Music Appreciation(Tuesday) – July

We meet on the third Tuesday of each month at 5 Holdenby Close, MH, at 10am. In June Amanda presented the programme of music. We began with the Symphony No.9 in E flat by Shostakovich(1906-1975) and this was followed by a selection from Carmina Burana by Carl Orff(1895-1982). After coffee we listened to Venus, Mercury […]