Transport – May meeting

The Transport group meets at the Little Bowden Bowling Club, Kettering Road, Market Harborough, on the first Wednesday of the month from 10am until noon.  The next meeting will take place on Wednesday, 3rd of May, when all members will be invited to talk for up to ten minutes on a transport-based subject entitled ‘if […]

Drawing and Painting for Pleasure

We have now started the Spring session and following the Watercolour Challenge on TV, will tackle our subjects with more vigour!  We are a group of mixed ability using all mediums, and if you would like to join us you will be most welcome.  Just ring one of the numbers for more information.  We meet […]

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Bridge (Tuesday pm)

The beginners have now merged with the Improvers which makes for a roomful, all playing mostly rubber bridge to a good standard.  While we are fairly full, if you are wanting to return to the game after an absence, you would be most welcome.  Anne Mitchell.

Society Today – March meeting

The State of Education Today.  With our education system under extreme pressure to deliver despite significant budget cuts, Jill North led this group’s analysis of all levels of learning in England.  She noted that courses were being cut, and even some subjects dropped, to try to balance the books and pressures were even affecting parents.  Some felt exam stress […]

Walking (Strollers) – May meeting

Our stroll in March was at Stanwick Lakes.  Thank you to John and Kath for a very nice venue: some of the group even got to use the play equipment.  On Friday, 12th May, we will meet at the Dovecote Buttery, Newton near Geddington, which is near Kettering.  Please use the overflow carpark.  Meet at […]

Walking (Evening) – May meeting

The first evening walk for this year will take place at 7pm on Tuesday, 16th May, from the corner of Newland Street and Griffin Road in Braybrooke and will be approximately 3.5 miles, followed by a drink at The Swan in Braybrooke.  For any queries please contact the walk leader, Helen Salisbury 07837 410575, as […]

Relaxation for Life – April meetings

The dates for April are the 11th and the 25th, we meet on the 2nd and the 4th Tuesday of each month from 10-12 noon.  New members are always welcome so if you are interested do please contact me.  Susanne Trevorrow.

Wine Tasting – March meeting

Naomi and Jon brought four very different New World Merlots to our March meeting, which illustrated just how wine made from the same grape can vary in flavour and texture.  The highest rating was given to a Californian Merlot called Dark Horse from Sainsburys (£8).  All being well our next meeting will be held at […]

Aspects of History – March & April meetings

We began looking at the ‘The Wars of the Roses – a Bloody Crown’ in March and hope to finish this topic next time.  We are pleased to be welcoming new members as we now cover a wide range of topics!  Why not come along on a regular or occasional basis?  We next meet at […]

Play Reading (Shakespeare) – April meeting

On 12th April we exceptionally meet at Lubenham.  We hope this will be the only occasion to do so, but we will soon finish reading Cymbeline and then start watching the DVD.  Do please contact me if you would like any information on our group.  Phyllis Lord.