Beginners Bridge – We are underway!

The first Beginners Bridge sessions are now underway. We are delighted to start with such a well supported group and hope that you enjoy learning the basics of this challenging but enjoyable game. If you are interested in learning to play please let me know and I will add you to the waiting list for […]

Bridge Tuesday pm 2nd July 2019

Please be aware that there will be no tuition session before play on 2nd July 2019. The room is still available from 13:30 so if someone is available to open up then play can begin earlier than usual.

Tuesday walking group July walk

The next walk will be on Tuesday 2nd July from The Bell Inn at Gumley LE16 7RU. This short leisurely walk will go over fields and along the Grand Union canal  to Foxton village before visiting the locks and then back to Gumley village.

Checking out charities

It’s the holiday season and so a small group of members met at Louisa’s Place this month.  We’re still busy making items and also researching charities that we wish to support and what they most need.  We will do this either as individuals or several members working together.  This are some of the items members […]

June Outing Report

A new venue for us this month and quite likely one that wont get revisited soon! Irchester Country Park is mostly wooded and woods at any time of year typically result in only about 20 species recorded. A really busy section of the woods revealed Coal, Blue, Great and Long-tailed Tits whilst further along we […]

Wednesday Half Day Walking – July

July’s walk, through “rolling countryside” and lead by Sylvia and Jill, is on the 10th from Horninghold. As you enter the village from Hallaton, just past the church on your right there is a dead end road on your left where you can park (see map below). Bruce

Table Tennis 3 – Up and Running

This group is now up and running. We meet every Wednesday from 1:30 to 3:30 at Market Harborough Leisure Centre. If you would like to join us please contact Jef Cawdell (07981 133 168)

Tuesday walking group- June walk report

After leaving the village of Woodhouse Eaves in the Charnwood area of Leicester the group walked through the ancient wood of Outwoods where we followed a sculpture trail  and looked for tiny figures sitting high up in the trees. Then we climbed up a rocky  outcrop and  walked over fields towards Beacon Hill. After a […]

reindeer in field

Wednesday Half Day Walking – June

On our walk on 12th June we  spotted these reindeer in the fields adjacent to the main gates at East Carlton Country Park.  Huge antlers on the deer in the foreground.  Others were moulting their winter coats.  Lots of young reindeer, too, in another field. We then went on to enjoy a dry but muddy, […]

Crafting for Charities – Delightful knitted flowers

Member Carolyn Youdan has been experimenting with these knitted flowers which can be done in different sizes and used to decorate a variety of items.  One idea we had was to use them for knitted twiddle muffs: requested by hospitals for patents with Dementia.