Science and Technology – May meeting

Our next meeting will take place on Wednesday, 24th of May, at 2pm.  All members of the group will be invited to talk for up to ten minutes on any scientific or technological subject.  New members are always welcome.  Michael Milsom.

Transport – June 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, 7th of June, when all members will be invited to talk for up to ten minutes on the subject of  ‘If only……’. […]

Society Today – April meeting

We were fortunate to have an outside contributor on the worrying subject of the state of our prisons.  Dr Michelle Jolley of the Criminology Department of the University of Northampton.  Michelle gave us a very thorough and competent survey of the important features of our prisons: highest number of prisoners for years, lack of sensible […]

Walking (Strollers) – June meeting

On Friday, 9th June, we meet at The Stag in Maidwell between Market Harborough and Northampton for a level one-stile stroll of three miles.  Meet at 10.15 to choose food (side door off the car park).  If you will be joining us and to book your lunch place, ring Julia & Colin by midday, Tuesday […]

Italian (Beginners)

Well, the Italian group are having a break at the moment and will resume on the 8th May.  We are still learning how to ask for things in shops and restaurants and we are hoping to try out our skills at the Italian market.  At the last meeting Linda bought along some lovely Italian cakes […]

Walking (Half Day – Wednesday) – May meeting

The May walk will take place on Wednesday, 10th May, and will start from the green at Great Glen – by the War Memorial/Pug & Greyhound public house.  Please park considerately around the green.  The walk will be led by Graham and Joy Swallow.  Tony & Enid Sanders.


May, and it may be Spring cleaning time for some of us but just be careful what you throw out.  A colourful, but chipped, old plate which had been hanging on a kitchen wall in Somerset for years, barely getting a glance was identified as a 16th century plate depicting a design ‘The Feast of […]

Music Appreciation (Tuesday) – April meeting

We meet on the third Tuesday of each month at 10am.  In April the programme of music was presented by Amanda. We began with ‘Vespers’ by Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643) and this was followed by the ‘Serenade No 6 in D Major (Senata Notturna)’ by Mozart (1756-1791) and the ‘Pelleas et Melisande Suite and Pavane’ by […]

Architecture – May meeting

We meet on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 2pm in the Lounge at the Congregational Church.  Our next meeting is on Tuesday, 23rd May, when Colin will talk to us about the architecture of Liverpool.  New members are always very welcome.  Please contact me if you are interested in joining the group.  Peter […]

The Treasury Team – May ramblings

Treasurer’s IF Soliloquy: If you have already paid your £15 (or £11.50) a VERY BIG THANK YOU If you are about to do so a very big thank you If you have forgotten this is a gentle reminder If for some very good reason you have decided not to renew please tell us If you […]