Science and Technology – September

At our next meeting on Wednesday September 26th. I will be presenting a talk about the why, how and why not of Cryptocurrency. The meeting will take place in the Ashley Room of the Congregational Church. We are a small group who share a common interest in all aspects of Science and Technology. New members […]

Transport – September

Transport Group 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. The next meeting will take place on Wednesday 3rd of October. We will be welcoming our guest speaker Janet Jones who will be presenting a talk entitled “Falkland […]

Singles Sunday Lunch 3 – September

On Sunday 19th August,  11 Group 3 members met at The Bell pub in Gumley.   Whilst some of us, who ordered the roast lamb and beef, were a little unusually disappointed so complained.  The Landlady immediately apologised and we were each given a ‘free’ pudding as  compensation.   Wow – the puddings were fantastic, definitely ‘naughty […]

Book Club 1 – September

 Reservoir 13        Jon McGregor A girl goes missing but village life goes on as it must.    The author follows the   rhythms of the natural world  and the highs and lows of the villagers’ lives  as the years roll on.   As usual,  not everyone was keen  but those that were loved it. Cherry […]

Railway Exploration – September

September meeting will host part 2 of our look at the Harborough railway scene of 40 years ago.  There will be a presentation on some Chinese steam railways and our usual look at the railway seen through the eyes of an artist.   As always, coffee & biscuits will be served beforehand . Dudley Brown   […]

Ian Webb

From the Membership Secretary

We are currently in the quiet season regarding membership, but I am delighted to note that since May, we have been joined by further 34 new members. We will be holding a new members coffee morning on 28th September 2018 for everyone who has joined us this year. It is an informal get together over coffee/tea […]


New Experiences – September

The group has been making the most of the summer weather and  continues to attract new members every month. In August, 14 members enjoyed a thrilling experience Segwaying their way around Willows Nursery near Walgrave. Here we are on the training ground before setting off for the high speed course. Our next experience will be […]

Walking (Wednesday Half Day) – September

The September walk on the 12th is from Kibworth Beauchamp. Park in the free School Road Car Park off the High Street. The walk will start from there at the usual time of 10:00 taking in the golf course, canal and Smeeton Westerby. The walk is very easy with NO hills or ploughed fields BUT […]

Listening to Jazz – September

The Festival Season Having spent some of May and most of June, as well as a large part of August, in France, I’ve suddenly realized two things. First, I had not written a jazz piece for some time. Second that I had managed to miss much of the jazz festival season. It seems as if […]

Cup of coffee and biscuits


COFFEE TEA & BISCUITS AT THE MONTHLY MEETING Now that the Speaker commences at 10.30 we will be closing the coffee counter at 10.20, in order to give the kitchen volunteers time to take their places in the hall . Our thanks go to Chris, Melanie, Pat & Pat for serving us in August. Tea […]