Architecture February

We meet on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 2.00pm in the Lounge at the Congregational Church.    Our next meeting is on Tuesday 26 February when Judith will give a talk on ‘Houses as Places of Work – Toll Booths, Lock Keepers’ Cottages etc.,’ and Hilary will introduce us to ‘Art Nouveau in Vienna’. […]

Group Enabler – February

Last month I put a piece on the website about beginning a self help Holiday French class. I am glad to say that I have now got a native French speaker who is willing to take a class. This class would be for people who perhaps did French at school and wish to “brush up […]

Strollers – February

In January 15 of us enjoyed a gentle stroll around Ashley, the weather was kind  the village interesting and we were pleased to see some new faces. On March 8th we meet at The Crown, Tur Langton 01858 545264, LE8 OPJ at 10.15 to order lunch (please order dessert at the same time if wanted) […]

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Walking Half Day Third Thursday – February

 Our next walk is on Thursday 21 February starting at 10.00 am. It will be from Harrington, which is east of the A508 from Kelmarsh. The walk will cover about 4.6 miles, and will be via Thorpe Underwood and Arthingworth, mainly on field paths. The meeting point is High Street, Harrington near the Village Hall. We […]

The Transport Group – February

The Transport Group meets at the Little Bowden Bowls Club, Kettering Rd, Market Harborough, on the first Wednesday of the month from 10am until noon. At our January meeting the annual quiz included the inaugural combined SPARC/Car-Ling competition which was won by Colin Ford who guided his Lotus Elite to within a few millimetres of […]

Science and Technology – February

At our next meeting on Wednesday February 27th at 2:00 pm and will take place in the Ashley Room of the Congregational Church. I will be talking about Colossus which was the first large-scale electronic computer. We are a small group who share a common interest in all aspects of Science and Technology. New members […]

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Bridge (Tuesday Afternoon) – February

Tuesday Bridge pm We play rubber bridge on Tuesday afternoons 2.00-4.00 in Little Bowden Bowls Club. Tutorial sessions starting at 1.30pm are on February 5th and 19th and March 5th. We welcome new members either beginners or improvers. please contact Jef Cawdell if you are interested in joining us. Groups members should be aware that […]

Drawing and Painting for Pleasure – February

We were very happy to meet up in January after our December holiday, and most of us began to work on new projects. We had decided on “Winter” as a theme, and this has encouraged most people to produce wintry birds, flowers and snow scenes. Whilst water colours are still the favourite medium in which […]

Art History – February

At our next meeting, on 4th March, we will continue our exploration of the Impressionist artists by looking at the life and work of Edgar Degas (1834 – 1917). Although Degas is often described as an Impressionist, was a founder member of the group and exhibited with them, he was never happy with this label […]

Singles Sunday Lunch Group 3 – February

Sunday 20th January saw 8 members of Group 3 in the Sunday Single Lunch Groups, enjoying a really delicious lunch at The Royalist pub in Market Harborough.    This was Group 3’s first lunch in 2019 and it was a really relaxed and enjoyable time, catching up with each other.   We are all now looking […]