News

A note about joining a new group

A reminder to all members when attending a group for the first time it is essential that you contact the Group Leader beforehand. From a health and safety perspective, it is not permitted to just turn up unannounced.

In Case you missed it …. July Speaker, Stephanie Harrison.

With titles that include words like ‘In a Yumscrubbilydumptious World’ and ‘The Flying Fluppertyupperties’ and some rather cute cover pictures, the audience might have thought that were in for a Jackanory type session. However, Stephanie soon dispelled this idea when she revealed the fact that she had been robbed at knifepoint in a car park, … Read more

Hallaton Festival of Archaeology

Hallaton Museum and Hallaton Church Restoration Trust are again combining to put on the festival, which this year showcases Two Thousand Years of History. There will be Exhibition in St Michael and All Angels Church, Hallaton. Follow the story of the Hallaton Pilgrims and discover more about the special history of the village and St Morrell’s Chapel as … Read more

Strictly Ukuleles

Strictly Ukuleles gave a very enjoyable concert to the enthusiastic residents of Welland Place on Monday. With songs from the 20’s to the 70’s there was something for everyone with tea and cakes to round off a perfect afternoon. Eric Chapman.

In case you missed it – June talk

Attendees at the June talk were treated to not one, but two speakers. Both members of the HWu3a, Sheila Caberwal and Bob Morris took two very different themes for their talks. Sheila shared a fascinating story about a painting she discovered at a bric a brac sale in Little Bowden. Her role in the account … Read more

Memorial Event for Alan Clementson.

Charity Concert featuring The Jordan Jammers and Phoenix This event was first and foremost a charity event and the response from HWu3a members and others was tremendous. 180 tickets sold and scores of cakes donated to a cake sale.At the start of this evening of live music organised by Carole Clementson on behalf of Bowel … Read more

In case you missed it – The Art of the Toastmaster

Geoff Harris donned his red coat* and as promised, generously shared some ‘dos and don’ts’ from his chosen profession. His presentation with no visual aids and definitely NO MICROPHONE, contained a series of marvellous anecdotes featuring some very memorable weddings and funerals among other events over which he has presided.His energy levels were amazing and … Read more

History of Market Harborough

The Market Harborough Historical Society are pleased to announce the official launch of their latest publication: A History of MarketHarborough. Volume 2 : From 1800 to the Present Day. This publication contains history of the development of Market Harborough including transport, industry, changes in religion andstandards of living. The launch will take place on Wednesday, … Read more