Craft Club

The next meeting of MHWI Craft Club will be this Thursday, 1st March 2018, between 7pm – 9pm in The Lounge at the Congregational Hall, Market Harborough.

Members will be continuing to work on their own projects with the theme of ‘Embroidery’ for this month.


Craft Club Embroidery

New members always welcome.

Contact Sarah Trappitt :


Chocolate Indulgence!

At our monthly meeting this Wednesday, 28th February 2018, our session will now be led by Cocoa Amore’ – the award winning handmade chocolate company, who have recently opened a shop at 10 Church Street, Market Harborough.Cocoa Amore chocs

We will be starting with a talk on the origin and history of cocoa, followed by a chance to try out making a chocolate truffle or two ourselves!

Indulge yourselves and enjoy!


Social Evening at Leicestershire Craft Centre

Last night members enjoyed a really fun and creative evening run by the very helpful Kathryn at Leicestershire Craft Centre in Market Harborough.   Members had the choice of three different activities:

Machine Sewn Cards

Members quickly dived into the stash of material provided and came up with their own innovative ideas for cards:

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Transform everyday articles, boxes, crockery, with strips of paper and diluted PVA glue, into new and decorative objects.

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Want to have a go and get a bit messy!   Oil based paints added to a washing up bowl of water, and swirled round, before dropping in your paper, fabric, bauble for a few seconds.   Not as easy as it looks but great fun!

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Bake Club

The next meeting of MHWI Bake Club will be held on Thursday, 22nd February 2018 at 7pm at Fortnums Home Improvement Centre, Unit H, Riverside End, Riverside, Market Harborough.

The theme is Muffins and Cupcakes, savoury or sweet.

Now look away quick if you are on a New Year diet ……..!

Because here are some of the amazing creations made by members of the Bake Club in January.  The theme was pies and tarts.


New members always welcome.

Contact Tina Fortnum on:



Poetry and Prosecco at Book Angels!

The next meeting of MHWI Book Angels will be held on Monday, 19th February 2018, at 8pm at The Angel Hotel, High Street, Market Harborough.

prosecco glassesBring along a favourite poem or two to share at our Poetry session and enjoy a relaxed, social evening, while sipping a glass or two of Prosecco!

Can’t find time to read a whole book, then poetry is the perfect thing!   There is a whole range of poetry out there now on almost every subject and human experience.  Give it a go and unwind with some beautiful or amusing words!


New members, whether regular or occasional, always welcome.

Contact Valerie Hitchcox: