We hope everyone had an enjoyable festive season with,a few drinks along the way. Did you struggle to carry a big round back to the table in a pub? Oliver Strumpel,a German barman has proved he can ‘hold his drink’ better than most when he set a Guiness world record by carrying 27 litre mugs […]
Our first three round knockout bridge competition will be on 16th January at 10.00 prompt. Our January revision board explains how to use the ‘Rule of 20’. Strictly speaking there are only three rules to bridge. They are to make a higher bid than the one before, to follow suit if you can and to […]
Our New Year walk is on 18 January and is being led by Neil Heptonstall. It will be an opportunity to see the fields northwest of Harborough before they disappear below concrete. We will park at the Harborough (east) side of Gartree prison on the road to Foxton – there’s a lay-by between the ‘barn’ track […]
Our December walk from Great Bowden was rather hazardous but fortunately no-one came a cropper. Thawing snow interspersed with icy patches made the going rather slow but most importantly the pub was reached in good time to change and get our drinks in before tackling our Christmas dinners. Our thanks to Zoe and the staff […]
Photography – Digital Third Friday, 2 pm. A New photographic year, some fresh challenges and a varied programme are promised. January 19th – SIX photos taken during the Christmas period in 2017… preceded by a video of members photographs compiled from those shown at our meetings in 2017 (to be displayed at the Open Meeting […]
The first meeting of 2018 will take place at 2:00pm on Wednesday 24th of January. We have moved to the Ashley Room of the Congregational Church. I will be presenting a talk entitled “The life and times of George Fisher “ This group discusses all aspects of Science and Technology, new members are always welcome. […]
The Transport Group meets at the Little Bowden Bowling Club, Kettering Rd, Market Harborough, on the first Wednesday of the month from 10am until noon. The February meeting will take place on Wednesday 7th of February, Neil Heptonstall will be presenting a highly illustrated lecture on the subject of “Teenage centrefolds that your parents encouraged” […]
Seventeen members rode on our last cycle ride of the year on a very cold Friday in December. We hadn’t got very far when one member got a puncture. Two others stopped to help him and fortunately the trio managed to catch up with the main group. Our thanks to Frank for arranging the ride […]
The improvers group continues to flourish and new members are welcome, just ring the number below if you are interested in joining us. We are a friendly group and we play rubber bridge from 2-4pm in the Ashley Room. We close for Christmas December 19th 2017 and will be open again on January 2nd 2018.
For our final meeting of the year (Tuesday 19th December) we‘ll be reading a short play and then getting into festive mood with sausage rolls, mince pies etc – particularly if we all remember to bring something! Please note that until further notice our meetings will be held in the lounge instead of the usual venue.