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Play Reading (Modern) – May meeting

Oh dear!  His Lordship is returning to the ancestral home after four philandering years, bringing with him his intended, a glamorous Hollywood star – but it soon transpires that there are excellent reasons for this being a terrible idea.  A cunning plan is required to prevent disaster… Find out what happens on Tuesday, May 17th […]

Music (60s) – May meeting

The next meeting of the 60s music group will be held on the 22nd of May at the Oathill pub commencing at 7pm.  All are welcome.  Alec Hodgson.

Singles Sunday Lunch (No 3) – April meeting

On Sunday, 17 April, the 3rd Group of the Singles Sunday Lunches met at the Oathill Pub in Market Harborough.  The twelve members attending enjoyed a lively meeting coupled with a delicious lunch.  We also welcomed new member Derek to the Group.  Hopefully he enjoyed his first time with us and will be with us […]

Papercraft & More

We are a friendly, happy group of ladies who enjoy being ‘crafty’.  We dabbled with die cutting machines last month.  The dates for May are the 6th and 20th, then June 3rd and 17th.  Please contact me if you want any more information.   Jan Collins.

Music Appreciation (Friday) – April meeting

At our April meeting we will be listening to variations composed by Britten, Rachmaninoff, Brahms, Liszt, Tchaikovsky and Lutoslawski on well known themes.  Most will be very familiar, but I hope to present a surprise or two during the morning!  Our May meeting will be on Friday, 27th May.  Geoff Moth.

Card Craft (No 1) – April meetings

For the first of our April meetings we made cards with origami butterflies and parchment flowers, lovely results from everyone.  For our second meeting we all made pocketed ‘get well’ cards with a tissue embellishment.  Our next meetings will be 5th and 19th May.  Do please let me know if you are unable to come […]

Drawing & Painting for Pleasure

We are a smallish group of painters, working in all mediums and at the moment have introduced a new idea….. we have access to a DVD player and watch different techniques, then implement them.  This has brought new enthusiasm from us all, and we intend to do this from time to time but of course […]

Wine Tasting – April meeting

Sylvia and Mike brought five delicious wines from southern France to our April meeting, including a bottle of Blanquette de Limoux to toast the Queen on her 90th birthday.  Blanquette is the world’s oldest sparling wine and is as good as, or superior to, much of the Prosecco now so popular.  At £6.99 from Lidl, […]


Spring has sprung!  Here are some seasonal German idioms: Schnee von gestern (yesterday’s snow) = water under the bridge.  Zwischen baum und borke (between tree and bark) = between a rock and a hard place.  Sich in nesseln sitzen (to sit in nettles) = to get into hot water.  Wie kraut und ruben (like herbs […]

Walking (Evening)

The first evening walk is on Tuesday, 17th May, at 7pm.   At the time of writing a venue not yet been decided.  Bruce White.