Music Appreciation (Tuesday) – May meeting

We meet on the third Tuesday of each month at 10am and in May, the programme of music was presented by Roger.  We began with ‘L’Estro Armonico Concerto No 10 in B Minor’ by Vivaldi (1678-1741).  This was followed by the ‘Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis’ by Vaughan Williams (1872-1958) and the ‘Hungarian […]

Architecture – May meeting

We meet on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 2pm in the Lounge at the Congregational Church.  At our May meeting, Colin took us on an architectural tour of Liverpool.  In our visit to Liverpool, City of Culture, we spent time exploring the river and dockyards, the cultural quarter, the Georgian quarter and there […]

Music (60s) – Derngate Theatre Outing

The original ‘dreamboats’, Marty Wilde, Eden Kane, Mike Berry, and The Wildcats, as well as very special guest Mark Wynter, join forces in The Solid Gold Rock ‘n’ Roll Show. The late fifties and early sixties were without doubt some of the most exciting and important years in the history of music. With the arrival […]

Singles Sunday Lunch (No 1) – May meeting

On Sunday, 28th May (the Bank Holiday weekend), eight members of Singles Sunday Lunch Group 1 met for lunch at Market Harborough Golf Club.  After a slight hiccup at the beginning with a long wait to give our orders, everything afterwards went smoothly with excellent food and excellent conversation and it is always a bonus […]

Card Craft (No 2) – May meetings

At our meetings in May our subject matter seemed to centre on ‘flight’.  Firstly, we enjoyed making cards portraying beautiful feathers made by ourselves from paper.  Then in the next session great concentration was needed when we were shown how to make a box-shaped card with butterflies soaring from it.  A lovely project!  Vivian Hammond […]

Ukulele – May meeting

We celebrated Eurovision in May by playing some contenders from years gone by including ‘Puppet On A String’ and ‘Congratulations’, (incidentally, both written by Coulter and Martin).  We are now, as ‘Strictly Ukuleles’, also quite heavily committed to giving concerts for local organisations and care homes, with two more scheduled for June.  Also in May, […]

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Walking (Half Day – Thursday) – June meeting

Our next walk is on 15th June.  It will be from Hanging Houghton to Lamport and Scaldwell, and will cover about 4.5 miles.  The start time is 10am and we should finish by 12.30.  The meeting point is the red telephone box in Hanging Houghton. The route from Market Harborough is south on the A508, […]

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Walking (All Day) – June Walking Break

The annual walking break, organised by Bruce and Pauline White, is taking place from 26th to 29th June based at Stourport-on-Severn and therefore, there is no local walk this month.  The next local walk will be on 27th July with the usual details of location etc. being published nearer to the date.  Eddie & Edith […]

Singing for Fun – May meeting

Yet another song and fun-filled afternoon on Friday, 26th May, with a good attendance of seventeen songsters, one of whom, Jim, is a new member.  As has now become normal practice, Judith got the show on the road with tuition in posture and practice in how to get the best out of our voices.  These […]