Aston Clinton

Diary

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Dates for your Diary
May 2020
Tue May 26thFilm Studies7.30 at Anthony Hall Aston Clinton
The Glen Miller Story. A biographical film about the band leader Glen Miller.
See Trailer The Glen Miller Story
Tue May 26thHistoryDenis Kelly will give us a talk on
" Mankinds Greatest Calamity "
Very topical with the present Corona Virus epidemic

Cancelled until further notice
Wed May 27thFrench Refreshers14:00 to 16:00
Thu May 28thFrench ImproversZoom meeting
Thu May 28thTable Tennis2.00 pm to 4.00pm Aston Clinton Youth Club
Thu May 28thScience and TechnologyAM: Visit to Bentley Priory Museum, Stanmore. (World War II Command Centre0 followed by visit to the Battle of Britain Bunker in Uxbridge
N.B: Change of day (to Thursday)
Fri May 29thTheatre trips9 to 5 The Musical (West End Touring Production)
7.30pm at The Waterside Theatre, Aylesbury.
June 2020
Tue Jun 2ndRailway Modellersat Keith's; 2pm to 4pm
Wed Jun 3rdCooking for FunMeeting
Wed Jun 3rdWalkingLeaders P.W. / T.S. Cancelled
Thu Jun 4thTable Tennis2.00 pm to 4.00pm Aston Clinton Youth Club
Mon Jun 8thMovie MakingTBA - external visit
Tue Jun 9thDigital PhotographyPlanning for our 2012 photographic calendar - Baptist Church Hall - 2.30pm
Wed Jun 10thFrench Refreshers14:00 to 16:00
Wed Jun 10thSinging for FunHalton Village Hall, 10.30-12.00
Thu Jun 11thTable Tennis2.00 pm to 4.00pm Aston Clinton Youth Club
Mon Jun 15thLine Dancing10.00am to 11.00am at Aston Clinton Youth Club . Aston Clinton Park
Tue Jun 16thMain meetingsTalk by Ian Keable on 'The Link Between Art and Magic'
Thu Jun 18thTable Tennis2.00 pm to 4.00pm Aston Clinton Youth Club
Fri Jun 19thWalkingLeaders L.C. / H.K. Cancelled
Mon Jun 22ndWildlifeWalk at Pitstone "Quarry 1" Looking for Orchids and other flowers. Meet Church road Pitstone 2pm.
Tue Jun 23rdFilm Studies7.30 at Anthony Hall Aston Clinton
Grumpier Old Men -comedy film, and a sequel to the film Grumpy Old Men (1993). The film stars Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, Ann-Margret, and Sophia Loren
See trailer Grumpier Old Men
Tue Jun 23rdHistoryJanet Smith will give a talk on " Marlowe`s overworked Workhouse "
The talk will focus on Marlowe`s Workhouse but gives a very clear picture of the role of the workhouse and the problems that they faced .This may have interest for people doing their family history

Cancelled until further notice
Wed Jun 24thFrench Refreshers14:00 to 16:00
Wed Jun 24thScience and TechnologyTony Attwood giving a talk on 'Hot Air Ballooning'
Thu Jun 25thTable Tennis2.00 pm to 4.00pm Aston Clinton Youth Club
July 2020
Wed Jul 1stCooking for FunSummer Buffett At Erica's
Thu Jul 2ndTable Tennis2.00 pm to 4.00pm Aston Clinton Youth Club
Fri Jul 3rdWalkingLeader D.T. cancelled
Mon Jul 6thMovie Making10.00 - 12.00 Review footage from previous month's visit - venue Roger's
Tue Jul 7thRailway ModellersSummer lunch meet - venue TBA; from midday
Wed Jul 8thFrench Refreshers14:00 to 16:00
Thu Jul 9thTable Tennis2.00 pm to 4.00pm Aston Clinton Youth Club
Tue Jul 14thDigital PhotographyVisit to the Shuttleworth Collection at Biggeswade - meet at AC Park car park at 1.00pm for car share
Thu Jul 16thTable Tennis2.00 pm to 4.00pm Aston Clinton Youth Club
Mon Jul 20thLine Dancing10.00am to 11.00am at Aston Clinton Youth Club . Aston Clinton Park
Tue Jul 21stMain meetingsTalk by Maurice Crew on 'Jazz'
Wed Jul 22ndFrench Refreshers14:00 to 16:00
Thu Jul 23rdTable Tennis2.00 pm to 4.00pm Aston Clinton Youth Club
Mon Jul 27thWildlifeWalk on Pitstone Hill looking for more flowers. Meet Pitstone Hill carpark at 2pm.
Tue Jul 28thFilm Studies7.30 at Anthony Hall Aston Clinton
Hidden Figures - The True Story of the Women Who Crunched the Numbers for NASA
See Trailer Hidden Numbers
Wed Jul 29thScience and TechnologyNikki McGrath (Aston Hearing) giving a talk on 'Sound and how we hear'
Thu Jul 30thTable Tennis2.00 pm to 4.00pm Aston Clinton Youth Club
August 2020
Mon Aug 3rdMovie MakingTBC - Chinnor and Risborough Steam Railway - KH
Tue Aug 4thFamily HistoryHalton village hall 2pm-4pm
Tue Aug 4thRailway Modellersat Geoff's; 2pm to 4pm
Thu Aug 6thTable Tennis2.00 pm to 4.00pm Aston Clinton Youth Club
Tue Aug 11thDigital PhotographyHow to produce a slide show with your own photos and music - Baptist Church Hall - 2.30pm
Wed Aug 12thFrench Refreshers14:00 to 16:00
Thu Aug 13thTable Tennis2.00 pm to 4.00pm Aston Clinton Youth Club
Mon Aug 17thLine Dancing10.00am to 11.00am at Aston Clinton Youth Club . Aston Clinton Park
Tue Aug 18thMain meetingsTalk by Andy Thomas on 'Unexplained Mysteries and Cover-ups'
Thu Aug 20thTable Tennis2.00 pm to 4.00pm Aston Clinton Youth Club
Mon Aug 24thWildlifeWalk round ponds in Drayton Beauchamp. Looking for bugs butterflies and birds . Meet Erica's 2pm.
Tue Aug 25thFilm Studies7.30 at Anthony Hall Aston Clinton
The Light Between Oceans - based on a true story of a baby found at sea
See trailer Light Between Oceans
Wed Aug 26thFrench Refreshers14:00 to 16:00
Wed Aug 26thScience and TechnologyVISIT to The National Grid Control Room in Warwick, followed by an afternoon in the Historic town of Leamington Spa
Thu Aug 27thTable Tennis2.00 pm to 4.00pm Aston Clinton Youth Club
September 2020
Tue Sep 1stFamily HistoryHalton Village hall 2pm-4pm
Tue Sep 1stRailway Modellersat Pete's; 2pm to 4pm
Thu Sep 3rdTable Tennis2.00 pm to 4.00pm Aston Clinton Youth Club
Mon Sep 7thMovie Making10.00 - 12.00 Review and edit footage of Steam Railway - venue Roger's
Tue Sep 8thDigital PhotographyVisit to Marlow, river, suspension bridge and buildings - meet at AC Park car park at 1.00pm for car share
Wed Sep 9thFrench Refreshers14:00 to 16:00
Thu Sep 10thTable Tennis2.00 pm to 4.00pm Aston Clinton Youth Club
Tue Sep 15thMain meetingsTalk by Colin Lomas on 'Hidden Meanings in Paintings' (Impressionists to the Pre-Raphaelites)
Thu Sep 17thTable Tennis2.00 pm to 4.00pm Aston Clinton Youth Club
Mon Sep 21stLine Dancing10.00am to 11.00am at Aston Clinton Youth Club . Aston Clinton Park
Mon Sep 21stWildlifeSome time this we will try to arrange some Badger viewing .Dont know what day nor time.
Tue Sep 22ndFilm Studies7.30 at Anthony Hall Aston Clinton
Gran Torino - starring Clint Eastwood this time as a cantankerous, racist, beer-chugging retired Detroit autoworker who stands up to the gangbangers who try to force an Asian teen to steal his treasured car
See trailer Gran Torino
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
Thu Sep 24thTable Tennis2.00 pm to 4.00pm Aston Clinton Youth Club
Sun Sep 27th
→Thu Oct 8th
Science and TechnologyTrip to the USA to witness the 'Colours of New England'
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 TechnologyMorning visit to Klagisters (sewage treatment tank manufacturer)
October 2020
Thu Oct 1stTable Tennis2.00 pm to 4.00pm Aston Clinton Youth Club
Tue Oct 6thFamily HistoryHalton village hall 2pm-4pm
Tue Oct 6thRailway Modellersat Terry's; 2pm to 4pm
Wed Oct 7thCooking for FunMeetring
Thu Oct 8thTable Tennis2.00 pm to 4.00pm Aston Clinton Youth Club
Mon Oct 12thMovie Making10.00 - 12.00 Canals project - members to research and take video prior to this - venue Roger's
Tue Oct 13thDigital PhotographyVisit to Pitstone rural life museum - meet at AC Park car park at 2.00pm for car share
Wed Oct 14thFrench Refreshers14:00 to 16:00
Thu Oct 15thTable Tennis2.00 pm to 4.00pm Aston Clinton Youth Club
Mon Oct 19thLine Dancing10.00am to 11.00am at Aston Clinton Youth Club . Aston Clinton Park
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 meetingsTalk by Gwyn Williams on 'Flying Concorde'
Thu Oct 22ndTable Tennis2.00 pm to 4.00pm Aston Clinton Youth Club
Tue Oct 27thFilm Studies7.30 at Anthony Hall Aston Clinton
Road to Perition - set in the Depression-era Midwestern U.S.A. starring Paul Newman, Jude Law, Tom Hanks, Daniel Craig.
See trailer Road to Perition
Wed Oct 28thFrench Refreshers14:00 to 16:00
Wed Oct 28thScience and TechnologyBindi Shah (Specsavers) giving a talk on 'Modern eye Care'
Thu Oct 29thTable Tennis2.00 pm to 4.00pm Aston Clinton Youth Club
November 2020
Mon Nov 2ndMovie Making10.00 - 12.00 Further editing techniques - venue Roger's
Tue Nov 3rdFamily HistoryHalton village hall 2pm-4pm
Tue Nov 3rdMusic for allMusic Selection by Jeff Meek t.b.a
Tue Nov 3rdRailway Modellersat Martin's; 2pm to 4pm
Wed Nov 4thCooking for FunMeeting
Thu Nov 5thTable Tennis2.00 pm to 4.00pm Aston Clinton Youth Club
Tue Nov 10thDigital PhotographySpeaker - TBA - Baptist Church Hall - 2.30pm
Wed Nov 11thFrench Refreshers14:00 to 16:00
Thu Nov 12thTable Tennis2.00 pm to 4.00pm Aston Clinton Youth Club
Mon Nov 16thLine Dancing10.00am to 11.00am at Aston Clinton Youth Club . Aston Clinton Park
Tue Nov 17thMain meetingsTalk by Barbara Askew on 'Victoria and Albert - Art and Love'
Thu Nov 19thTable Tennis2.00 pm to 4.00pm Aston Clinton Youth Club
Mon Nov 23rdWildlifePlanning meeting and Buffet lunch. Meet at Erica,s at noon.
Tue Nov 24thFilm Studies7.30 at Anthony Hall Aston Clinton
The Big Country - 1958 epic Western film starring Gregory Peck, Jean Simmons, Carroll Baker, Charlton Heston and Burl Ives.
See trailer The Big Country
Wed Nov 25thFrench Refreshers14:00 to 16:00
Wed Nov 25thScience and TechnologyMembers Presentations on 'Scientists and Inventors'
Thu Nov 26thTable Tennis2.00 pm to 4.00pm Aston Clinton Youth Club
December 2020
Tue Dec 1stFamily HistoryHalton village hall 2pm-4pm
Tue Dec 1stMusic for allMusic Selection by Lilli Shaw t.b.a
Tue Dec 1stRailway ModellersChristmas lunch meeting - venue TBA; from midday
Wed Dec 2ndCooking for FunChristmas Lunch Erica's. meet at 12
Thu Dec 3rdTable Tennis2.00 pm to 4.00pm Aston Clinton Youth Club
Wed Dec 9thFrench Refreshers14:00 to 16:00
Thu Dec 10thTable Tennis2.00 pm to 4.00pm Aston Clinton Youth Club
Fri Dec 11thMovie MakingTBC - Waddesden - Christmas lights and market
Fri Dec 11thScience and TechnologyS&T Christmas Social Event
Tue Dec 15thMain meetingsTalk by Philip Caine on 'Barrow to Baghdad and Back Again'
Thu Dec 17thTable Tennis2.00 pm to 4.00pm Aston Clinton Youth Club
Mon Dec 21stLine Dancing10.00am to 11.00am at Aston Clinton Youth Club . Aston Clinton Park
Tue Dec 22ndFilm Studies7.30 at Anthony Hall Aston Clinton
Kind Hearts and Coronets - An Ealing Comedy starring Alec Guinness.
See trailer Kind Hearts and Coronets
Thu Dec 31stTable Tennis2.00 pm to 4.00pm Aston Clinton Youth Club
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"'