Monthly Programme 2018

January 24th

‘My Career as a Leicester Mercury Photographer’

Glen Tillyard will talk about how he took the scoop photograph that got him the job and about his adventures during a 30-year career.


February 28th

Cocoa Amore

Award winning, handmade chocolate company, ‘Cocoa Amore’, will be talking to us about the origin and history of chocolate, followed by a chance for members to try making a truffle or two themselves!


March 28th

 Heather Jacks – Great British Sewing Bee Winner 2014

An amusing overview of Heather’s time on the show in 2014, illustrated with items she made, and a look at life post GBSB.


April 25th

Resolutions Night & Social

Make a difference by voting for the resolution you feel matters the most.

Amusing activities included!


May 23rd

Medical Detection Dogs

Matthew Kefford will tell us more about how these amazing dogs detect major life-threatening diseases and aid the experts in treating their patients.


June 27th

The Health Kick

Are you addicted to sugar?  Do you suffer from the 3pm slump?  Louise Mercieca will explain how to beat the sugar urge and keep your body nutritionally balanced and healthy.



Summer Break

No meeting this month

Look out for details of our Summer Social.


August 22nd

The Pickled Village

Camille Ortega McLean will talk about her business in pickles and jams.  Lots of samples too!


September 26th

Annual General Meeting

Your chance to vote or perhaps get involved, volunteer and make new friends helping to run the Market Harborough WI.


October 24th

Russell Attwood of Kettering Pumpkins

Discover ‘lasagne gardening’ and be amazed by pumpkin stories and songs.


November 28th

Christmas Crafts

An evening packed with ideas using a variety of crafts that would be suitable for the upcoming festive season.


December 19th

Christmas Social

Lots of festive fun and music. Singing led by Tracey Holderness of the Great Bowden Recital Trust Choir.   Bring a plate of food to share and your favourite tipple!