Thame & District

Music Appreciation

The Music Appreciation Group meets on the first Monday of the month at 3:00 pm in the Guide Headquarters, Southern Road. There is a £1 charge for the hire of the hall.

There is plenty of room for new members, so come along if you are interested.

For more information contact Eric or Ros Crouch on 01844 216071

Details of Music Group meetings for 2019 and back to 2014 are shown below.

2019 Meetings:
7 January Eric CrouchNumbers
4 February Eric CrouchComposers' lesser known works
4 March Di RobersonPercussion
1 April Eric CrouchHoaxes Jokes and Frauds
13 May* Ros Crouchtba
3 June
1 July
August no meeting
2 September
7 October
4 November
2 December

* note 13 May meeting is at 20 Michaelis Road

2018 Meetings:
January no meeting
5 February A Quiet Passion Eric Crouch
5 March Menagerie Medley Paul Stableforth
30 April (note date change) Flowers Eric Crouch
14 May Hats Eric Crouch
4 June Royal Composers , Eric Crouch
2 July Tickling the Ivories Graham Rogers
August no meeting
3 September Bach and Forth Norman Dutton
1 OctoberNocturnal Sue Jenkins
5 November Beethoven Len Chapman
3 December Festive Favourites Everyone


2017 meetings:
Jan no meeting
6 FebPipe Up Simon Dickinson
6 MarThrough the Year Sue Jenkins
3 AprOrchestral Potpourri David Langdon
8 May Art Inspired Eric Crouch
5 JunSky Paul Stableforth
3 JulMemories Di Robertson
AugNo meeting
4 SepReed Warblers Simon Dickinson
2 Oct Youth John Beech
6 NovDuets Len Chapman
4 DecSeasonal Selection Everyone


2016 Meetings:
4 Jan Borrowing & Recompostion Eric Crouch
1 Feb Scandi Saga Simon Dickinson
7 Mar Water, Water Paul Stableforth
4 Apr Inspired by Shakespeare
9 May Night Music
6 June American Songs
4 July Magic & Myth
Aug no meeting
5 Sept Sports and Games Eric Crouch
3 Oct Fire Paul Stableforth
1 Nov A Few of My Favourite Things Len Chapman
5 Dec Seasonal Selection Everyone


2015 Meetings:
5 Jan Introduction To Italy Simon Dickinson
2 Feb Avian Melodies Ros Crouch
2 Mar to be confirmed Sue Jenkins
6 Apr No Meeting
11 May Music of the Spheres Eric Crouch
1 Jun Military Bands David Langdon
6 Jul Local Connections Eric Crouch
Aug no meeting
7 Sept British Bagatelle Simon Dickinson
5 Oct The Beat of the Drum Eric Crouch
2 Nov Water Sue Jenkins
7 Dec Winter Cheer Everyone


2014 Meetings:
6 Jan Brass plus John Godwyn
3 Feb All of it x 2 Len Chapman
3 Mar Intro to Italy Simon Dickinson
7 Apr The Sound of Bells Eric Crouch
May No meeting
2 Jun Lesser-known British Sue Jenkins
_ 20th century composers
7 Jul Sounds of the 60s John Godwyn
Aug No meeting
1 Sept Sullivan +/- Gilbert Eric Crouch
6 Oct Movements Len Chapman
3 Nov Incidentally… Eric Crouch
8 Dec Christmas Choice Everyone
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Current Affairs Day Visits
Family History Group French Beginners
French Conversation Garden Visits
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History Knit & Natter
Latin Beginners Mah Jong Beginners Group
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Quilt Group 1 Quilt Group 2
Scrabble Singing for Pleasure
Singles Lunch Club Social History
Spanish Beginners (3) Spanish Conversation (1)
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