WALKING HALF DAY THIRD THURSDAY – September

Chris Mosley is leading our next walk, which is on Thursday 20th September. It will be from Horninghold starting at 10 am and will be about 5 miles. The proposed circular route is towards Blaston. As always with this part of the world open views and rolling countryside will greet us. The meeting point is the […]

French Conversation – September

The French Conversation Group is expecting to re-form in September at a venue to be arranged. Any members or those interested in joining can phone me for further information. Acting contact- Val Murton 01858 410885

Ukuleles – September

Meeting:  fortnightly Tues pm Methodist Church We have had two sessions in August – one devoted to a selection of songs chosen by one of our players, and the other comprised of songs made famous by FEMALE SINGERS. Do you remember (and who sang) Music, Music, Music ? Bobby’s Girl ? Puppet on a String […]

Music Appreciation (Tuesday) – September

We meet on the third Tuesday of each month at 5 Holdenby Close, MH, at 10am. In August Jan presented the programme and we watched a video recording of each of the four pieces we heard. We listened to and watched two pieces by Weber(1788-1826) – the ‘Trio for piano, flute and cello in G […]

Architecture – September

We meet on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 2.00pm in the Lounge at the Congregational Church.    Our next meeting will be on Tuesday 25 September when Michael will introduce a number of films on a variety of architectural topics – The Guggenheim Museum; Why great architecture should tell a story(Ole Scheeren); How bad […]

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Moder Play Reading – September

We’re risking a challenge under the Trade Descriptions Act with our current play which, written in mid-19th century Tsarist Russia, is admittedly stretching the notion of ‘modern’! Turgenev’s ‘A month in the country’ is a comedy in which the flowering of passion is threatened by social convention, rivalry and self-interest. Will true feelings finally prevail […]

German Conversation – September

We have continued to meet during August with the usual varied subjects of conversation. Recently we read about a plan to make a public bathing pool in the River Spree in Berlin; this involved words like ecological cleaning, feasibility and sustainable development.  More bizarrely   one member raised a problem which could be caused by a […]

Cycling – September

Twelve members enjoyed a slightly longer than usual cycle ride on another extremely hot day on 3 August.  Thanks to Rob and Roland for organising this with only one hill!  We welcomed our first new member on an electric conveyance which was actually a trike.  The next cycle ride will take place on Friday 5 […]

Relaxation – September

The dates for September are the 11th and the 25th, we meet on the the second and the fourth Tuesdays from 10-12 MD. this term we will be doing Mindfullness meditation and some visualisation. We are a small and friendly group and new members are always welcome. If interested please contact me on 01858 431759. […]

Art History – September

At our meeting on 1st October we will watch a DVD from the BBC ‘History of British Art’ series.  The episode looks at the Pre- Raphaelite movement.  In 1848, seven students at London’s Royal Academy formed a secret society called the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood (PRB).  The students wanted to move away from the sombre colour palettes, […]