Dates for the Diary

Lockdown may be upon us again, but that does not prevent us at the Market Harborough WI from planning virtual get togethers and online fun until we can all meet again in person. To wet your appetite and help you plan, here are the key dates for the diary for the next three months:

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Thursday, 5th November

The Craft Club Meeting (which was due to take place at the Langton Garden Centre Cafe) had to be cancelled due to the new lock-down restrictions. Members should continue working on their squares for the charity project. These are due by the 3rd December and information re the collection will be emailed in due course.

Monday, 9th November

As with the craft club meeting, the Book Club in-person meeting at the Langton Garden Centre Cafe can now not take place. The Club will meet instead via Zoom on 9th November at 7.30pm to discuss ‘Redhead by the side of the road’ by Anne Tyler. Zoom access details will be send to members ahead of the meeting. If you would like to join the club, please email us for the details.

Wednesday, 11th November 

The Pamper Evening with Neals Yard Consultant Suzanne Thorneycroft will start at 7.30pm. Participants should receive their samples by post in the days before the meeting and the joining details as well as a list of items to have ready for the session have been sent out by email. Please get in touch if you have subscribed to this event but have not received the email.

Wednesday, 25th November

Our monthly meeting on 25th November at 7.30pm will be a craft session via Zoom with the Leicestershire Craft Centre who will show us how to make a Leather Tassel Charm for a handbag. Materials will be provided, so in order to take part, please email with your name and the address to which we can deliver the kit of materials. The deadline for signing up is the 9th November, so get that email on the way!

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Thursday, 3rd December

The final social event for this year will be a joint meeting with the Craft Club and take place via Zoom at 7.30pm, when Heather will demonstrate how to make a seasonal wreath. The completed wreath will then be raffled off amongst the attendees. There is no need to subscribe to this event – zoom access details will be sent out to all nearer the date.

Monday, 14th December 

The Book Club will meet this Monday to discuss ‘The Cafe’ by Libby Page. Meeting time and location will depend on the corona restrictions in place at the time, so watch this space.

Wednesday, 16th December

For our Christmas Monthly Meeting on the 16th December at 7.30pm we are planning a Bingo Night and Year End Raffle via Zoom. Details will be send out by email closer to the date.

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Wednesday, 7th January

Craft Club at 7pm – likely via Zoom. Join in for a chat and to plan the projects for the coming months!

Monday, 11th January

Book Club Meeting – Save the day: time, location and book of the month will be advertised at the beginning of December

Wednesday, 27th January

Our first monthly meeting in 2021 will be a Zoom Tutorial on 27th January at 7.30pm about how to take better photos with our mobile phones and capture that perfect shot.

We’ll be updating the ‘Dates for the Diary’ post on a monthly basis, so keep an eye on the website for the latest news.

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