Daventry & District

Events

FORTHCOMING TRIPS AND OUTINGS

Kew Gardens - Christmas Light Show Thursday 29th November 2018 TRIP NOW FULL - THERE IS A WAITING LIST

We leave Daventry at 3.30 by DACT minibus, arrive for our party booking at 6.40pm. We will spend about two hours in the gardens and glasshouses and arrive back in Daventry around 10.15pm.

Cost: around £27 To reserve your place, make sure that you complete a booking form, enclose the payment, and get it to Jill or Jenny by 27th August.

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MONTHLY MEETINGS

These are held on the 3rd Thursday of every month from 2pm-4pm at Daventry Community Centre, Ashby Road, Daventry NN11 9QD There is a speaker, refreshments and an opportunity to book outings, sign up for groups and talk to members and the committee.

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SPEAKER PROGRAMME FOR 2018 -19

20 September, 2018

Speaker: Derek Blunt

Back by popular demand! This time Derek is back with a talk on ‘Saints, sinners, stars and scandals’.
Also the draw will take place for the terracotta bowls we helped make at the June meeting.

18 October, 2018

Speaker: Polly Feeley

‘Music and memories of a 50’s childhood’. Polly’s fascinating talk, supported by memorabilia, will be sure to bring back many recollections.

15 November, 2018

Speaker: Jeremy Rivers-Fletcher

Jeremy’s highly amusing talk will look at the topic of early post-WWII motor racing, with some original footage of Graham Hill.

20th December - In House, members only entertainment and quiz

17 January 2019

Speaker: Graham Short

Graham will tell us of his life and work as a micro-artist. Famous for having engraved the Lord’s Prayer on the head of a pin, he is now considered to be one of the most talented living artists in the world.

21 February, 2019

Speaker: Malcolm Wells M.B.E.

At this meeting Malcolm will tells us about the work of Canine Partners – dogs who are trained to help those who are physically disadvantaged.

21st March 2019 - Open Day