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Play Reading (Modern) – July & August meetings

Last month we finished reading a superb play by Agatha Christie ‘Witness for the Prosecution’ featuring a murder trial at the Old Bailey.  This trial had many twists and turns, keeping us guessing what the verdict was likely to be and it was not until the last page that we read the dramatic end that […]

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Walking (Half Day – Tuesday) – September meeting

The next walk will be on Tuesday, 5th September, and will start from The Navigation Inn, Kilby Bridge.  Please meet at 10am to order food.  The Navigation will have specials on as well as the normal menu.  This is a short, easy, leisurely walk of approximately 4.5 miles.  We will walk along the canal tow path, go […]

Railway Exploration – August meeting

Our next meeting on Wednesday, 16th August will, subject to weather, comprise a field trip to the now privately-owned former railway station at Theddingworth.  We shall meet as usual at the Bowling Club, Kettering Road, but at the slightly earlier time of 10am for coffee prior to the visit.  There will be an alternative wet […]

Bridge (Tuesday) – August meetings

We meet at the Market Harborough Community Church in Bath Street and normally draw for starting tables at 10am then play progressive rubber bridge in two one-hour sessions.  Our next ‘Gentle Duplicate’ (pairs) competition will be on 5th September.  Our next ‘please yourself’ mornings will be on 15th and 22nd August when there will be […]

Art History – September meeting

Our September meeting will include Thomas Gainsborough, Corot to Monet A Fresh Look at Landscape, Close Examination: Fakes, Mistakes and Discoveries.  All DVDs followed by discussion.  Linda Carruthers.

Papercraft and More

A lively, friendly group of ladies who enjoy playing with paper, card, beads etc.  We have made beaded bookmarks this month, something a little different.  We also will look at ways to use up scraps of paper and card.  We would welcome newcomers to the group, do please contact me for details.  We meet on […]

Transport Group – September 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, 6th of September, when Dudley Brown and Alan Tuck will be talking about the flying career of Flt Lt Martin Tuck RAF. […]

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Walking (Half Day – Tuesday) – July meeting

The Tuesday half-day walking group enjoyed a wonderful leisurely seven mile walk on July 4th around Pitsford nature reserve, which is a designated SSSI site.  The meadows were alive with butterflies and damselflies.  The group came across a huge Puss moth caterpillar on a mission to find a suitable place to pupate.  The highlight of […]