Wellingborough & District


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Venue - The United Reformed Church, High Street, Wellingborough.

Format - Doors open 12.30pm First Wednesday of the month

Free Tea and Coffee - is available before the meeting which commences promptly at 2.30pm

Please note that there is disabled access to the venue on the Salem Lane side of the building for anyone who has trouble with the steps. This is open and manned from 1.30pm - 2.30pm, and for a limited time at the end of the meeting. Disabled members/disabled visitors must also register at this entrance, please.

Dates for your Diary
Wed Dec 4th Wellingborough URC, starting at 2.00pm
Christmas party with mince pies and mulled wine, with entertainment from "The Welly-Ukes". Please note earlier start time
Wed Jan 8th 2020 NOT January 1st!
Wellingborough URC, starting at 2.30pm.
A light-hearted performance of "How to Marry the Minister" by our very own Am-Dram Group, plus a Quiz. Come along and have some New Year fun!
Wed Feb 5th 2020 Wellingborough URC, starting at 2.30pm.
Speaker: David Templeman. An enlightening and enjoyable talk on 'Mary, Queen of Scots".
Wed Mar 4th 2020 Wellingborough URC, starting at 2.30pm.
Stephen Mold, Northamptonshire Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner, with a very interesting and entertaining talk: "Making Northamptonshire safer".
Wed Apr 1st 2020 Wellingborough URC, starting at 2.30pm.
Speaker: Michael Brown, the Historic Gardener, in 18th century costume, with a fascinating talk on "Capability Brown - Hero or Hooligan?".
Other Events
Fri Dec 6th 2pm - 4pm - 'Drop-in' for all members at Wellingborough Library
Fri Jan 3rd 2020 2pm - 4pm - 'Drop-in' for all members at Wellingborough Library
Fri Feb 7th 2020 2pm - 4pm - 'Drop-in' for all members at Wellingborough Library
Fri Mar 6th 2020 2pm - 4pm - 'Drop-in' for all members at Wellingborough Library
Fri Apr 3rd 2020 2pm - 4pm - 'Drop-in' for all members at Wellingborough Library
Garden Visits
Tue Nov 19th Meeting at Columbia Hotel, Northampton Road 10.30-12.30 to discuss next year's trips. Please note the change of venue for this meeting. For full details see the Garden Visits page.
Wed Dec 18th Strollers' Christmas lunch 12.30pm at Knuston Hall.
Wine & Dine
Wed Nov 20th Many thanks to Eileen and Roger for hosting our lunch at Donzella's. The food was superb, the company was enjoyable and the owner was very informative. Overall a really enjoyable lunch - we will be back !!
Our hosts for November 20th are Sue and Paul Watchorn and they have arranged for lunch at The Overstone Manor at Sywell, 1230 for 1300. Sue and Paul have arranged for us to choose from the Festive menu which has 2 courses for £11.99 and 3 courses for £15.49 . Pre-orders are required and Sue & Paul will bring a number of menus to our meal at Donzella's on October 16th so that people can make their choices at the time. A £5 deposit per person is required. For those not attending the meal at Donzella's the Overstone Festive menu is attached on our W & D web page now. Final orders need to be with Sue and Paul by October 30th and they can be contacted on either 01604 810639 or via paul.watchorn@btinternetcom