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Play Reading (Modern) – June meeting

Agatha Christie’s ‘Witness for the Prosecution’, her own adaptation of a short story written early in her career, will have you guessing till the very end.  Test audiences for a TV version in 1957 had to sign a pledge, promising not to tell!  Join us in the Bowden Room on Tuesday, June 20th, for this […]

Market Harborough Movie Makers

The potential home movies group members might be interested to see the Market Harborough Movie Makers annual film show.  It is on Wednesday June 14th, and Thursday June 15th, at 7.45pm at the Harborough Theatre.  Tickets are just £5 from Albery Tyson or on the door.  Films include a year at Welland Valley Vineyard, the […]

Aspects of History – May & June meetings

After entertaining us all with the first part of ‘The British Empire: My Part in its Downfall!’ in May, Robert Cook will conclude his look back at East Africa at our June meeting.  We cover a wide range of topics so why not come along on a regular or occasional basis?  We next meet at […]

Tai Chi and Chinese Wand Exercises – June & July meetings

We meet on Thursdays from 1.30 to 3.30pm, except the first Thursday of the month.  June dates are the 8th, 22nd and 29th and for July they are the 13th, 20th and 27th.  PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE WILL NOT BE A CLASS ON JUNE 15TH.  New members are always welcomed.  Clarice Hosein-Crick.

Scrabble for Fun – Summer meetings

Our meetings in June are on Wednesdays 14th and 28th at 10am in the Upper Room, St Nicholas Church, Little Bowden.  We take a break for the summer in July and August and meet again on Wednesday, 13th September.  Betty Hudspith.

Book Club

We obtain our books from the Library and very much appreciate the service they provide.  The range of books is eclectic while the quality is variable.  Occasionally we each buy a book recommended by one of our members.  The books, whatever their merit, always give rise to lively (never/hardly ever heated) discussion.  Here are two […]

The Treasury Team – June ramblings

Triumph unlimited!  A smile has broken out on David’s face.  Subscriptions for 2017/2018 were due 1st May and members have set a new record: as I write just over 80% success!  Thank you to all those who have paid and a concerned and anxious plea to the 180 members who have yet to pay up! […]

Italian (Beginners)

At the moment our Italian teacher Linda is away on holiday so we have been concentrating on plenty of revision and numbers, using our well-honed bingo skills.  We have managed to tick along showing we are a true ‘self help group’.  Sharon Webb.

Music Appreciation (Friday) – May meeting

The theme for our May meeting was ‘Something Borrowed’, with music from composers who based their compositions on works by other composers.  Starting with Britten’s ‘The Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra’ based on a theme by Henry Purcell, we continued with Bach’s ‘Toccata and Fugue’ played on the organ coupled with a symphonic transcription […]

Walking (Half Day – Wednesday) – June meeting

The June walk will take place on Wednesday 14th and will commence from Welham at our normal start time of 10am.  Parking is available on the verges near the church.  Do please remember this is a very small village with a working farm, so please park considerately.  This group is at capacity so please refer […]