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 May 21st||The Annual General Meeting.|
With tea/coffee and biscuits afterwards as usual, guests always welcome.
|Mon Jun 18th||'Behind the Scenes at Milton Keynes Theatre' by Nicola Jelliman.|
Opened in 1999, Milton Keynes Theatre was designed to be at the forefront of technology and still has some of the best to be seen in a theatre.
|Mon Jul 16th||'Northamptonshire - County of Squires and Spires' by Derek Blunt.|
A look at the towns and villages of the county, including some that have been partially or totally lost over the years. Also, information about the rise and demise of the county squires and their grand houses.
|Mon Sep 17th||'Buying and Selling - Stories from The Auction Room' by Steven Bruce.|
Tales gathered from 30 years' experience as a Fine Arts, Antiques and Collectors auctioneer and valuer in Warwickshire.
|Mon Oct 15th||'Between Stairs - The Life of a Lady's Maid' by Jo Gilby.|
An experienced National Trust costume guide talks about all aspects of a maid's life, including attending to her mistress's every whim, dress-making, concocting potions and lotions, and a section on corsets and fans.
|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.