Interest Groups M - T

STD Code is 01832 Thrapston but for those numbers with "R" it is 01933 Raunds

Leader   -   Neil Mathieson
10.00 am, Every Wednesday
Venue   -   Thrapston Baptist Chapel, St Paul's Gardens
We do what it says, for fun.      All instruments are welcome
Currently we have:
vocalists, guitars, keyboards, ukes, harmonicas
and an occasional cajon (it's a box played as a drum)
What we need:
flutes, whistles, strings, sax, brass, percussion
or more of the above ..... whatever you've got!!
Any level of ability is fine, as long as you can play a bit
You don't have to be able to read music

If you sing or play any sort of instrument, or used to and want to take it up again,
and want to join a group having a lot of fun makin' music , then give it a try

£1 per session to help with the hire of the church hall
Contact details - Telephone: 07977 413 424

Leader   -   Julian Brown
2nd Monday, morning, 10am
Venue   -   A member's house
We have 10 meetings per year, missing the months of August and December,
which limits our group to 10.
Each member gives a presentation of a miltary event of their choice.
From any period, it is not restricted to British history, it can be on a Battle,
a Conflict, or a War on Land, Sea or in the Air.
Contact details - Telephone: 734 324

Leader   -   Rod Brown
Most Friday afternoons,
(check with Group Leader)
Venue   -   Various
A reasonable level of fitness, knowledge of the technique, Nordic Walking Poles and appropriate footwear and clothing.
Minimal - transport, refreshments etc.
The group meets most Fridays for a vigorous 2 - 3 hour walk.
Nordic Pole walking provides low-impact whole body exercise.
Circular routes are found whenever possible usually finishing
with tea and cakes (optional!).
Contact details - Telephone: 732 521

Leader   -   Pauline Johnson
Tuesday afternoons, 2 pm
Venue   -   Meet outside the Sports Club/ Doctors, Chancery Lane
This is for those who prefer to not walk to far.
Most walks are only 1 hour but members still get the benefits of using poles
thereby exercising the whole body.
If you are new to Nordic Walking we have spare poles for you to try out
Contact details - Telephone:   -   "R" 625 181

Leader   -   Neil Underwood
1st Monday, morning
Venue - Bowling Club
An opportunity to practice your Photography skills.   It doesn't matter if
you are a complete novice (as long as you have access to a camera) or if you
are nearly an expert.   We will be looking at composition and the technical
bits and each month we'll have a slide show of our achievements.
£3 per session for Hall Hire
Contact details - Telephone: 737 921

Leader   -   David Green
2nd Wednesday afternoons 2 pm to 4 pm
A member's home
There are no costs involved
Contact details - Telephone: 720 269

Leader   -   Glyn Hill
3rd Monday, afternoon
Venue   -   Baptist Church Lounge
The group is open to anyone who is interested in and curious about all aspects
of science, technology and mathematics. We have a variety of programme
events including talks from group members, lecture visits to, for example, Cambridge University and visits to places e.g. Woolsthorpe Manor (Newton's home).
There will be an occasional cost of £2 for hall hire, and the costs of visits and travel.
Contact details - Telephone: 735 797

Leader   -   Jenni Hall & Roger Davies
Fortnightly, Tuesdays, 10.00 am - 11.30 am
Venue   -   Thrapston Town Council Office
Spanish for beginners and those with some knowledge, with the aim of
building vocabulary, accent, fluency and a basic grammatical awareness.
The cost is £1.50 which covers the hire of the room plus tea or coffee and biscuits!
Contact details - Tel: 358 721 or "R" 623 047

Leader   -   Wendy Davies
2nd Thursday mornings &
last Wednesday mornings
Venue   -   Thrapston Town Council Office
We work on our own projects, but also share ideas and learn new techniques.
We welcome all members, from beginners to experts.
Cost: £2 per session, to cover refreshments and the hire of the room.
Contact details - Tel: 07876 743 464

Leader   -   Linda Vickerman
Every Thursday, afternoon
One session: 2 pm to 3.30 pm
Venue   -   St John's Ambulance Hall, Bull Ring
The cost is £2 to cover hire of hall and refreshments.
Contact details - Telephone: "R" 380 244
Contact Linda or just go along to the next session

Leader   -   Gordon Campbell
Every Tuesday, morning 10 am to 11 am
Venue   -   Thrapston Baptist Church, upstairs lounge
We provide the necessary equipment
The cost is £2 to cover hire of hall.
Contact details - Telephone: 07846 611 748

Leader   -   Irene Gandy
2nd Friday, morning
Venue   -   AMF Bowling, 15 - 17 Whitworth Way, Wellingborough, NN8 2EF
The cost is £5.95 for two games and a hot drink.
Any range of experience very welcome.
Please confirm your booking with Irene by the Monday before the game
so that she can book the correct number of lanes.
Contact details - Telephone: 732 948

Leader   -   Moira Newton
Times Vary
Venue   -   Varies
Matinee visits to various theatres.
The costs depend upon the event and covers coach, theatre tickets etc.
Contact Moira 07960 640 161

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