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Some Groups are meeting using video conferencing technology such as Zoom. Some Groups are planning to reconvene outdoor activities soon whilst strictly adhering to Government guidelines and social distancing requirements. The Diary is being regularly updated with events that are being planned so please keep checking for details.

This is our main diary page. All meetings, trips and events are listed in chronological order.
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Dates for your Diary
August 2020
Fri Aug 7thWalkingLeader L.W.
Mon Aug 10thBook Group 2Meeting in Park. We will be reading After the End by Clare Mackintosh
Wed Aug 12thFrench Refreshers14:00 to 16:00
Fri Aug 14thWalkingLeader P.S.
Mon Aug 17thBook Group 1Meeting in member's garden to discuss lockdown reading
Those interested will receive the 'Link' and details via email beforehand
Wed Aug 19thWalkingLeader P.W.
Thu Aug 20thFrench ImproversZoom meeting
Mon Aug 24thWildlifeWalk round ponds in Drayton Beauchamp. Looking for bugs butterflies and birds . Meet Erica's 2pm.
Wed Aug 26thFrench Refreshers14:00 to 16:00
Wed Aug 26thWalkingLeader M.E,
Wed Aug 26thScience and TechnologyAston Hearing's talk on 'Sound and how we Hear' - via 'Zoom'
September 2020
Tue Sep 8thDigital PhotographyOutdoor photography - details to be advised
Wed Sep 9thFrench Refreshers14:00 to 16:00
Tue Sep 15thMain meetingsTBA
Mon Sep 21stWildlifeSome time this we will try to arrange some Badger viewing .Dont know what day nor time.
Tue Sep 22ndHistoryTony Eaton will give us a talk on " The Curious Disappearance of Major Glenn Miller "
Tony is a new speaker for the group and this promises to be a very interesting meeting
Wed Sep 23rdFrench Refreshers14:00 to 16:00
Sun Sep 27th
→Thu Oct 8th
EventsThe Colours of New England, USA.
This is a 12 day trip to the Boston area in late September.
The itinerary includes; Tour of Boston, Cape Cod, Salem, the White Mountains National Park, scenic rail journey through spectacular countryside etc. For information contact Colin T
Wed Sep 30thScience and Technologyvia 'Zoom' (TBC)
October 2020
Tue Oct 13thDigital PhotographyOutdoor photography - details to be advised
Wed Oct 14thFrench Refreshers14:00 to 16:00
Mon Oct 19thWildlifeAutumn visit to Ashridge to look for deer and Fungi. Meet at Hub at 1pm or at Ashridge at 1.15. This should allow us to get a cup of tea at the cafe.
Tue Oct 20thMain meetingsTBA
Wed Oct 28thFrench Refreshers14:00 to 16:00
Wed Oct 28thScience and TechnologyRoy Tuthill's 'Electronics' talk via Zoom
November 2020
Tue Nov 10thDigital PhotographyOutdoor photography - details to be advised
Wed Nov 11thFrench Refreshers14:00 to 16:00
Tue Nov 17thMain meetingsTBA
Mon Nov 23rdWildlifePlanning meeting and Buffet lunch. Meet at Erica,s at noon.
Wed Nov 25thFrench Refreshers14:00 to 16:00
Wed Nov 25thScience and TechnologyMembers presentation re Scientists, Engineers, Inventors - via 'Zoom' (TBC)
December 2020
Wed Dec 9thFrench Refreshers14:00 to 16:00
Fri Dec 11thScience and TechnologyS&T Christmas Social Event - TBA
Tue Dec 15thMain meetingsTBA
January 2021
Tue Jan 19thMain meetingsTalk by Paul Heslop on 'Northumberland Coast and Grace Darling'
February 2021
Tue Feb 16thMain meetingsANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
March 2021
Tue Mar 16thMain meetingsTalk by Bernard Lockett on 'Musical Theatre of Gilbert and Sullivan'
April 2021
Tue Apr 20thMain meetingsTalk by Geoff Bowden on 'Murder she wrote - Agatha Christie'
May 2021
Tue May 18thMain meetingsTalk by Debbie Brady on 'A female in Fleet Street'
June 2021
Tue Jun 15thMain meetingsTalk by Mark Lewis on 'William Morris and the Arts and Crafts Movement'
July 2021
Tue Jul 20thMain meetingsTalk by Tom Way on 'Wildlife photography: TBA'
August 2021
Tue Aug 17thMain meetingsTalk by Denis Kelly on 'The man who ate his boots'
September 2021
Tue Sep 21stMain meetingsTalk by Lucy Goldman on 'Care, Tax and Toy Boys - Updated'
October 2021
Tue Oct 19thMain meetingsTalk by Andy Thomas on 'The Story of English Freedom'
November 2021
Tue Nov 16thMain meetingsTalk by John Tyler on 'The Forests of Borneo'
December 2021
Tue Dec 21stMain meetingsTalk by Alan Tumber on 'Rhyme nor Reason: "Tis the Season"'