Dates for the Diary

Welcome to 2021 and new shiny diaries! Here is what we have planned for our members at the Market Harborough WI for the next three months so you can be sure not to miss a thing!

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Thursday, 7th January

Craft Club at 7pm – via Zoom since restrictions on meeting in person are still in place. Join in for a chat and to plan the projects for the coming months! Zoom details will be distributed by email to the craft club members, so make sure you are on the list!

Sunday, 10th January

Resolutions Poll closing: As we can’t meet in person at the moment, we will be collecting your votes for the 2021 Resolutions online via a Doodle poll. The poll will be closing on the 10th January, so don’t delay: Make sure your vote counts by going online and voting for your favourite proposal. If you have lost the link to the poll, please get in touch at and we will re-send it to you.

Monday, 11th January

Book Club Meeting – The Book of the Month for January will be ‘Dominicana’ by Angie Cruz. The meeting will take place via Zoom and time and access details will be sent out closer to the day to book club members – If your new year’s resolution is to read more, get in touch at to join!

Wednesday, 13th January

Committee Meeting at 7.30pm via Zoom

Wednesday, 27th January

Monthly Meeting at 7.30 pm. Our first monthly meeting in 2021 will be a Zoom Tutorial with Phil Aldridge, who runs a local photography group. Phil will show us how to impress family and friends with stunning photos taken on mobile phones by improving our photography skills. You can either have your phone at the ready to try Phil’s tips and tricks out during the session or take notes for later. To give you an incentive to practice at your leasure we will be holding a competition to be judged by Phil – join us on the 27th to find out more!

* * * F E B R U A R Y * * *

Thursday, 4th February

Craft Club at 7.30 pm – likely via Zoom unless restictions have been lifted. Join us for a chat and a natter and to work on our projects.

Monday, 8th February

Book Club Meeting – Save the day: time and location will depend on which meeting restrictions will be in place at the time. The shortlisted options for book of the month are: “Shuggie Bain” by Douglas Stewart, “The Thrusday Murder” by Richard Osman, “Everything I ever told you” by Celeste Nga and “The Girl with the Louding Voice” by Abi Dare. The final selection will be made at the January Book Club Meeting, so watch this space for an update!

Sunday, 14th February – Valentine’s Day!

Valentines Day

Wednesday, 24th February

Monthly Meeting at 7.30pm. If you were ever worried about your handwriting, our February Meeting will be for you as we are planning a Zoom workshop about Faux Calligraphy. Jane Lappage will teach us how to make some simple items using templates that will be send out to everyone beforehand via email. No experience needed – just join in and try it!

* * * M A R C H * * *

Thursday, 4th March

Craft Club at 7.30 pm – likely via Zoom unless restictions have been lifted. Join us for a chat and a natter and to work on our projects.

Monday, 8th March

Book Club Meeting – Save the day: time, location and the book of the month will be advertised here in due course.

Sunday, 14th March – Mother’s Day

Mothers Day

Wednesday, 24th March

Monthly Meeting at 7.30pm. For this meeting we are planning a Zoom Talk by Debbie Bradley about ‘How to start your family tree’. This absorbing past time has found many new fans while people were grounded during the lock-downs last year. If you are interested and would like to find out how to go about diving into your family’s past why not join us – Zoom access details will be send out by email to all members closer to the day.

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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. And please remember to let us know if your contact details change so that you won’t be missing out!

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