We are an enthusiastic – and growing – group of members, from beginners upwards, who come together to sing and play our ukuleles, for the enjoyment of us all.  Interested?  Call me.  We are now recovered from our run of concerts in December and, as from January, are back in our old routine.  This consists […]

The Treasury Team – February ramblings

Last month’s key-note paragraph really does capture the mood of the moment, viz: ‘Preparations are already underway leading towards the collection of annual subscriptions.  The due date is not later than 30th April 2017 and we promise the subject will be featured frequently until all is safely gathered in!’  And so, dear members, please reach […]

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Walking (All Day) – February meeting

The next walk, which will be led by Alec and Carol Hodgson, will be on 23rd February starting from the lower car park (fee to be paid) at Foxton Locks at 10am.  The walk will be a circular walk of approximately six miles.  The lunch menu has been distributed and is also available on the […]

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Walking (Half Day – Thursday) – February meeting

Our next walk is on Thursday, 16th February starting at 10am.  It will be from the Causeway car park, Brixworth Country Park.  This is at the Holcot end of the reservoir, on the right before the Causeway.  The route from Market Harborough is the A508 south, and turn left at the first Brixworth roundabout.  At […]

Music Appreciation (Tuesday) – January meeting

We meet on the third Tuesday of each month at 10am.  In January we continued with our plan to listen to all the Beethoven (1770-1827) piano sonatas when we got to the ‘Piano Sonata No.15 in D Major (Pastoral)’.  This is the last of the era of the grande sonate in Beethoven’s development of the […]

Architecture – January meeting

We meet on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 2pm in the Lounge at the Congregational Church.  In January Michael gave us a look at architecture in the Baltic Region and at our next meeting on Tuesday, 28th February, we will move closer to home when Trish will take us on a visit to […]

Groups Co-ordinators’ report – February

Do you enjoy reading?  If you like the idea of sharing your opinion of a book with others in an informal and friendly atmosphere you’ll be interested in joining our proposed new book club.  What you choose to read and where and how often you meet is up to you.  We’re also keen to start […]

Walking (Half Day – Tuesday) – February meeting

The next walk is on Tuesday, 7th February, and is being led by John Flower.  We start from the Stag’s Head pub at Maidwell, please meet at 10am to order food.  The walk goes towards Haselbech and then loops back towards Lamport using bridleways, then back along the old railway line into the village on […]

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Creative Writing for Fun – February meeting

Usually we meet on the last Friday of the month, 2-4pm at St Nicholas Church, Little Bowden.  It’s a friendly group with varying degrees of skill, from beginners to the very experienced, and new members are always welcome.  Each month we read out our pieces and agree on a title for the following month.  The […]

Patchwork & Quilting (No 1) – January meeting

We had only one meeting in January as Foxton village hall was being used as a polling station on the day of our second meeting, but we have started our new project and already the work being produced is lovely!  I think there will be some absolutely stunning quilts to see later this year and […]