Book Club 2 – March

At our first proper meeting in February there were eight of us present. We had read A Year of Marvellous Ways by Sarah Winman. Three of us really loved it and the others either disliked it or were ambivalent about it. That’s what book clubs are all about.  Next month we will read Reservoir 13 […]

Singles Sunday Lunch (3) – March

Despite the difficulty trying to park in Great Bowden, twelve members of Group 3 of the Singles Sunday Lunch Groups met up at The Shoulder of Mutton pub and had a fantastic lunch, full of laughter, humour and anecdotes, whilst enjoying a delicious and good value lunch. I think we all left with a warm feeling, […]

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Singles Sunday Lunch (2) – March

For the first meeting in this New Year, Group 2 also met on Sunday 4th February at The Royalist Pub.  It was, as usual, an excellent and tasty lunch in a very friendly atmosphere. We all thoroughly enjoyed our meal and now very much look forward to our next meeting in March. Further details of the […]

Treasurer’s Bits and Pieces

I hear on the grapevine that a Citation with my name thereon is in the post. I have apparently been acknowledged as the most persistent, irritating but charming and polite collector of annual subscriptions of any treasurer within 155 miles of The Wash. I rest in anticipation. My rest in anticipation takes me also – […]

Ukulele – March

Ukulele Group / Strictly Ukuleles Meeting:  fortnightly Tues pm Methodist Church Our February sessions have been based around two themes: firstly ‘Travel’, so we sang and played such favourites as Freight Train (Nancy Whisky), Morningtown Ride (The Seekers) and Leaving on a Jet Plane (John Denver). Our second session was largely devoted to Rock n […]

Single Sunday Lunch Group 1 – March

Once again twelve of us from Group 1 were not disappointed with our lunch at The Royalist Pub in Market Harborough. We met shortly after midday which, on reflection, was a good idea as towards 1pm the dining room was packed. Nevertheless, the staff were friendly and efficient and the food was delicious and very […]

Cycling – March

The April cycle ride will be led by Terry Coe, phone number 01536 713556, and his team. We meet at the Samuel Pepys Inn, Slipton on Friday 6 April at 10.30 am. Our starting point is located by leaving the A14 at the Thrapston junction. June Dix Phone 01536 506876 Mob. 07904701832

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Walking (All Day) – March

The next walk will be on 29th March starting from All Saints Church, Lowesby at 10.00am. This 8 mile walk is the first of the ‘summer season’ and is mainly on quiet lanes and pasture land. After a picnic lunch there will be a refreshment stop at The Black Boy Inn in Hungarton. Directions: B6047 […]

Music Appreciation (Tuesday) – March

We meet on the third Tuesday of each month at 5 Holdenby Close, MH, at 10am. In February we heard a selection of music composed in the 19th and 20th centuries. We began with the ‘Symphony No. 5 in in D minor’ by Dmitry Shostakovich(1906-1976) first performed in November 1937. After coffee we listened to […]