Singles Sunday Lunch Group 1 – December

On Sunday 26th November, 11 members of Group 1 in the Singles Sunday Lunch Groups, met at The Angel in Market Harborough for an early lunch. As we had to order our meals beforehand, the staff delivered it in a very timely manner, which made a lovely change. The food, as usual, was very enjoyable, […]

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Walking (all day) – December

The next walk, on 28th December, will be a local walk around Braybrooke led by Helen Salisbury and Bob Morris. You are also welcome to visit them for light refreshments afterwards. If you want to join Helen and Bob on the walk please contact Helen for details on 07837 410575. Please car share if possible. […]

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Walking (Half Day – Tuesday) – Christmas Walk

The last walk of this  year is  on Tuesday  5th December. The walk will start at  10.30 am at The Queens Head  pub Saddington and will be followed by our Christmas meal which is booked for 1.00pm. This short walk of nearly 5 miles will take us through the village of Fleckney. I can promise you grass fields and paths, some road walking […]

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Walking Half Day Thursday – December

Thirteen members enjoyed the autumn sunshine and colours on November’s walk in the Braybrooke area and along part of the Brampton Valley Way. We are not meeting in December. The next walk will be on Thursday 18 January. Alastair & Christine Willis  01858 419262 e-mail:

Music Appreciation (Tuesday) – December

We meet on the third Tuesday of each month at 5 Holdenby Close, MH, at 10am. In November Jan presented the programme of music. We began the morning with ‘Flos Campi’ by Vaughan Williams(1872- 1956). This suite for solo viola, small orchestra and (wordless) choir is an absolute delight. We followed this with ‘Serenade for […]

Architecture – December

We meet on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 2.00pm in the Lounge at the Congregational Church.    There will not be a meeting in December. Our first meeting in 2018 will be on Tuesday 23 January when Glenys will give a talk entitled ‘Architecture in the time of Jane Austen’. Details of talks planned […]

Card Craft 2

In November, our last month for card making this year, we worked ( or is it played? ) very hard. During the first session we made two beautiful Christmas cards, one of which involved stamping on acetate and the other constructing a wreath from paper pentagon shapes, thus indulging another pastime close to the authors […]

Papercrafting and More – December

This small friendly group met in November to make things for Christmas. We made lovely Christmas cards one day then on our second meeting we were shown how to make ‘bath bombs’ by one of the group. These are like the bath cubes we all know and love. The aromas in the room were wonderful, […]

Mike’s Monthly Musings – December

Gigs are so important… Live music gigs are so important, whether they be for classical, pop, or jazz. They are particularly important for the latter, since it is in this context that one hears musicians both at their best and worst, especially in terms of the improvisational element central to the music. This view was […]

Cycling – November

We again had seventeen members riding at the beginning of November. Our thanks to John P and Terry, ably assisted by Graham H, for a very pleasant ride through the Northamptonshire countryside. At the time of writing we are looking forward to our last ride of the year at the beginning of December, followed by […]