2022 Programme


Meetings are usually held in St. Nicholas Church Hall, The Green, Little Bowden

At 7.30pm - Visitors are Welcome


February 16th: A return to our society for guest speaker, Mr. Roy Smart, on the subject of ‘Edward and Mrs. Simpson’. Mr. Smart was the last speaker we had in 2020 before lockdown about Naval hero, Admiral Beatty.

March 16th: Another return to our society for guest speaker, Mr. Alan James Window, this time on the subject of ‘History of Games’. Mr. Window’s previous visit was about the Desborough Christmas Tree Festival, which included an interactive quiz.

April 20th: ‘Desert Island Discs’. Members are invited to select their favorite record and say why. To be hosted by a local DJ. A chance for members to go back in time and ‘dig’ out their music favorite.

May 11th:  Visit to the Welland Valley Vintage Traction Club., Glebe Road, Little Bowden. A chance for a return visit one of the ‘hidden gems’ of little Bowden. This will be organized by Mr. Phil Baildon. More details here.

May 18th: ‘National Open Gardens’. Guest Speaker Mrs. Joanne Woodcock of Westbrooke House, Little Bowden, who opens her garden to the public on a regular basis through the National Open Gardens scheme.

June 15th: Interactive Games and Social Evening. Due to the success of the March Guest speaker, Mr. Alan James Window, on the subject of ‘History of Games’, an interactive games evening will be organized by our Chairman, Alan Window, and Committee member, Kevin Millard. It will also be a social evening for members to get to know one another. Those of you who  ttended
our September Opening Meeting after Covid, will remember the successful ‘Taste the Difference Wine Experience’ organized by Kevin Millard and his wife Irene

July 20th: Visit to the Market Harborough Theatre with Supper. Another local ‘gem’ which will be
organised by Mrs. Vivien Window.

There will be no meeting as usual in August

September 21st – Quiz Night - To be organized by Carol and Alec Hodgson.

October 18th –
‘The Smile Train’ – Local HDC Councillor Peter James returns to the Society to talk about his favourite charity ‘The Smile Train’. This charity raises awareness and financial help as one in every 700 babies is born with a cleft globally. Unfortunately, cleft treatment is out of reach for many of those in need around the world.

November 16th –
HFM’s Barry Badger – Station Manager and popular presenter Barry Badger joins us to talk about our local radio station, Harborough FM.