Upper Nene Villages


Monthly meetings take place in Bugbrooke Sports & Community Centre, Camp Close, Bugbrooke, NN7 3RW.

They are usually on the third Monday afternoon of the month, starting at 2.00pm. An exception is the December meeting, which is on the second Monday.

Note that there is no meeting in August

Dates for your Diary
Mon Nov 19th 'The Women's Land Army in the First World War' by Helen Frost.
Stories of the work of the Women's Land Army in Northamptonshire during the First World War.
Mon Dec 10th 'The History of Music Hall' by Colin Ray.
An entertaining and amusing talk on the history of the music hall.
Mon Jan 21st 'Richard III, Henry VII and the Disappearing Princes' by John Perkins.
The story of the brothers Edward V and Richard of Shrewsbury, Duke of York, who disappeared while being held in the Tower of London.
Mon Feb 18th 'Delapre Abbey - its History and Restoration' by Jane Gardner.
The story of the abbey, from the 12th century through to its recent restoration and opening to the public in 2018.
Mon Mar 18th 'Charles Dickens, Conjuror - a Playbill of His Most Successful Show' by Ian Keable.
Charles Dickens was an amateur conjuror for around seven years of his life. This talk covers which conjurors influenced him, how he wrote about conjuring in his books, and includes some performances by Ian himself.