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 […]

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Local History – June meeting

On Tuesday 20th June, thirty-one members of the Local History group thoroughly enjoyed a very interesting talk on the history of the Co-Operative Society.  It is amazing to think that, from the original meeting of a few business men in Rochdale in the late 19th Century, the Society now flourishes in all corners of the […]

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Singles Sunday Lunch (No 3) – June meeting

On Sunday 18th June, only five members of group 3 in the Singles Sunday Lunches were available to meet together in the Church and Horses pub in Lubenham.  Despite the depleted numbers the group members enjoyed a delicious lunch whilst putting to rights all the troubles of the world.  They would not hesitate to visit […]

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Walking (All Day) – July meeting

The next walk, which will be led by Bruce White, will be on 27th July starting at 10am from the Twywell Hills and Dales car park (free).  The start can be found by taking the A14 East to junction 11 signposted A510 Wellingborough and then 1st exit from roundabout towards the Cranfords.  After 150 metres […]


Bird Watching – June meeting

June’s visit to Summer Leys was as notable for the butterflies as the birds!  Highlights of the butterflies were speckled wood, ringlet and Essex skipper whilst on the bird front, a large variety but nothing out of the ordinary.  Most of the warblers were seen but the cetti’s warbler as usual remained hidden.  Wildfowl was […]


Creative Writing for Fun

New members very welcome. Future subjects for the coming months (500-600 words): July 28th – The Art of Elegance August – Relating to the Outdoors Occasionally the group attempts a story in 50 words, this is a recent example: They also serve… To and fro, a twig here, a leaf there, on they go from […]

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Society Today – June meeting

John Pearse gave us a thoughtful presentation of the topic ‘The decline in integrity in business life’.  It was very well received.  We then discussed the changes for the worse in many areas and practices in business (food industry quality, cost – competition, cutting corners, cigarette sales abroad, suspected dilution of drugs, doubling of prices, […]


Singing for Fun – June meetings

It’s not easy to find much new to say about our meetings.  They’re all so enjoyable.  At our first meeting of the month, Judith as always acted as vocal coach at the outset to get us singing properly (!) with exercises in body positioning demonstrating how our mouths, in different ‘attitudes’, can produce differences of […]


Singles Sunday Lunch (No 2) – June meeting

As a result of illness, holidays and family commitments, just four members in group 2 of the Singles Sunday Lunches met at The Bell Inn in Gumley on Sunday, 4th June.  It was a very intimate gathering during which a very enjoyable lunch was enjoyed.  Hopefully more members will be able to attend the meeting […]

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Society Today

I have had to revise again the dates of our next three meetings and apologise for this. Here are the dates and the other details: Thursday, June 8:  ‘The decline in integrity in business life, especially the food industry but many other areas, too’.  Presenter:  John Pearse. Thursday, July 13:  ‘As a nation we consume […]