Railway Exploration – July meeting

Our next meeting on 19th July will, subject to the weather, comprise a field trip to a place of local railway interest.  An alternative indoor programme will continue our study of other interesting railway topics.  Phil Danks.


Walking (Half Day – Thursday) – July meeting

Our next walk is on 20th July.  It will be from Tur Langton to Church Langton and Stonton Wyville, and will cover about 4.7 miles.  The start time is 10am and we should finish by 12.30pm.  The meeting point is the Church in Main Street, Tur Langton.  The route from Market Harborough is north on the B6047 Melton […]


Walking (Half Day – Wednesday) – July meeting

The July walk is on Wednesday, 12th July, and will commence from Creaton.  Meet at the entrance to the playing field on the corner of first right turn in Creaton (signposted to Cottesbrooke). Prior to this corner there are a number of small lay-bys on the left hand side, where you may be able to […]

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Walking (Evening) – July meeting

The July evening walk will be on Thursday, 20th July, from Medbourne commencing at 7pm.  Please park on Main Street near the church or courteously around the village, but not in the pub car park.  Meet outside the church at the junction of Main Street and Hallaton Road.  We can go to the Neville Arms […]

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Wine Tasting – June meeting

For once the weather was kind to us for our food and wine evening, and we were able to taste three different bottles of fizz outside before we sat down to delicious food, and three bottles of red and three of white.  As you can imagine it was an extremely jolly occasion.  Surprisingly, everybody did […]


Music Appreciation (Tuesday) – June meeting

We meet on the third Tuesday of each month at 10am.  In June, Peter presented a programme of music with the title of Summer.  We began with ‘A Song before Sunrise’, one of several pieces by Frederick Delius (1862-1934).  This was followed by ‘Fresh Morning’ by Eric Coates (1886-1957) and the poem ‘Adlestrop’ read by […]


Architecture – June meeting

We meet on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 2pm in the Lounge at the Congregational Church.  In June we spent the afternoon with Alan Clifton-Taylor looking at the architecture of Lewes and Whitby.  In July Colin and Dudley will give a joint presentation with the enigmatic title ‘London Unrealised and Exhausted’.  Check out […]


Music Appreciation (Friday) – June meeting

The sea was our inspiration for our June meeting.  Starting on the Cornwall Cliffs with Arnold Bax’s ‘Tintagel’, we moved on to the sea in all its moods with Benjamin Britten’s ‘Four Sea Interludes’.  Claude Debussy then provided his impressionist’s vision of the ocean with ‘La Mer’.  Our voyage continued by hearing the first incidental […]

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Play Reading (Shakespeare) – July meeting

On Wednesday, 12th July, we will start to read Macbeth.  There will be a brief introduction with handouts summarising each act.  If you are interested, do come along – newcomers are always welcome!  Phyllis Lord.