Science and Technology

Our next meeting will take place on Wednesday, 25th May, in the Langton Room at 2pm and all members will be invited to talk for a few minutes on the subject of  “Inventions we could not do without”.  New members are always welcome.

Bridge (Tuesday) – April

We play progressive rubber bridge for two hours except on the first Tuesday of each month when we hold a ‘Gentle Duplicate’ (pairs) competition.  April’s winners were N/S Pauline and John Cameron, E/W Anne Wood and Mary Hill.  New members are welcome as long as they have a basic knowledge of the game and can […]

Bird Watching (Monday) – April meeting

One Swallow may not a summer make but the twenty plus we saw on our visit to Daventry Country Park along with Swifts, both Martins and a symphony of birdsong from the early arriving warblers suggested it’s coming.  We added eleven species (including Arctic and Common Tern) to our 2016 total, making seventy-six so far. […]

Society Today – April meeting

The Group looked at various systems other than “first past the post” to see what PR with its varying structures, could offer to improve every voter’s gain in part, at least: a more effective democratic vote.  All PR variants seek to ensure fairer distribution of votes among the contending parties: a refinement reflecting the regional […]

Exhibition – Husbands Bosworth

There will be an exhibition of wedding dresses, flowers and quilts from 10am until 5pm on 23rd and 24th April in All Saints Church, Husbands Bosworth.  It is part of Her Majesty the Queen’s 90th birthday celebrations and will also feature ‘nostalgia food’!  There will also be a Thanksgiving Service at 5pm on Sunday, 24th […]

Walking (Half Day – Tuesday)

Hi folks, Lovely to see you all on the last walk.  The next walk on Tuesday, 3rd May, will be our Bluebell walk.  I have managed to get permission to walk around a private Bluebell wood and lake in Gumley village.  After admiring the flowers we will then walk over the fields and along the […]

Ukulele group

At our March meeting we had a ‘Sounds of the Sixties’ session and we’re following that up with a ‘Fantastic Fifties’ blowout at the next meeting!  This will include Skiffle, Rock ‘n‘ Roll, and good old Pop – wonderful!  Our next meetings are 12th and 26th April and 10th May.  Do contact me if you’d like to have a […]

Walking (Half Day – Thursday)

Our next walk is on Thursday 21 April.  It will be from East Carlton Country Park to Wilbarston and Stoke Albany.  It will start at 10am, cover about 4.8 miles, and finish at about 12.30pm.  The meeting point is outside the cafe in the Country Park.  Travelling from MH head east along the A427 towards […]

Art Van Go Art Supplies

Art Van Go Art Supplies is a premier retailer of art supplies, fabrics and fibres, paints and pigments and much, much more, and they will be holding a workshop with a local textile group at North Kilworth Memorial Hall on Wednesday 27th April.  They have agreed to have their mobile shop open in the car park […]

Local History – Richard III Exhibition

On the afternoon of May 17 we will be going by coach to visit the Richard III Exhibition in Leicester.  We will be picked up outside the Market Hall in Market Harborough for departure at 1pm and will return from Leicester at 4.15pm.  The cost of this trip is £19 each and I currently have […]