Art History

There is no meeting of the Art History group in June.  We will be back as normal in July when we will feature a Leonardo da Vinci DVD.

Scrabble for Fun – June meetings

Our meetings in June are on Wednesdays 8th and 22nd June at 10.00am in the Upper Room, St. Nicholas Church, Little Bowden.   There are no meetings in July and August and we start again on Wednesday, 14th September.

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Discovering Poetry (Friday)

Having immersed ourselves in ‘Ruins’ in June, we will turn our attention to ‘Occupations’ in July.  We meet on the first Friday of the month in the Bowden Room at 10am.  We have been delighted to be able to welcome three new members recently, but we still have room for more if you are interested.

Bridge (Tuesday) – May meetings

We meet at the Evangelical Church in Bath Street, Market Harborough at 10.00am and play progressive rubber bridge for two hours, except on the first Tuesday of each month when we hold a ‘Gentle Duplicate’ (pairs) competition.  May’s winners were N/S Pauline & John Cameron, E/W Anne Wood & Mary Hill.  New members are welcome […]

Bird Watching (Monday) – May meeting

We are a local (within one hour’s drive of Market Harborough) bird watching group who try to help each other improve our identification skills and which beginners are very welcome to join.  The third osprey egg in the Manton nest hatched about an hour and a half before we arrived on May’s visit to Lyndon […]

Photography (Digital) – June meeting

For our June meeting we are attending an event (Market Harborough Carnival, or a Queen’s Birthday celebration, or whatever) and will present about ten photos each. Future meetings are:  July 15th Landscapes;  August 19th Fruit, vegetables and/or flowers;  September 16th Architecture (provisional).  We strive to provide a varied programme to appeal to photographers experienced or […]

Drawing and Painting for Pleasure – May meeting

The idea of watching a DVD on techniques then implementing them worked well and made a refreshing change.  Granulating medium was something new to us all.  Cornelia will bring the next DVD on watercolour techniques by a well known artist and we hope for even more ideas!  We meet on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays […]

Society Today – May meeting

Our May meeting on ‘Is the generation-gap in our society widening?’ produced a very varied and thoughtful discussion involving the themes of education, moral values and prosperity.  On balance, we saw no major extension of different values arising between our social classes.  As ever, politicians were given the label: ‘They are all the same’.  It […]

Music (60s) – June meeting

The next meeting of the 60s Music Group will be held on the 19th June at the Oathill pub, Little Bowden, commencing at 7 o’clock.  All welcome!