All meetings, which are open to members and non-members, are held on the second Tuesday of each month at 7:30pm in Lubenham Village Hall (unless otherwise stated)
January 13th HISTORY, MYTHS & LEGENDS OF BROOKSBY
Malcolm Britton tells the story of Brooksby from deserted village to 21st century college.
February 10th THE LEICESTER WORKHOUSE
Paul Shipman discusses the history of the care and education of children in the Leicester Workhouse.
February 24th ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING – in the Onyx Room
March 10th QUIZ NIGHT AND HOT SUPPER
The return of our popular General Knowledge Quiz with prizes for the winning table. Licensed bar.
April 14th LIFE IN ROMAN BRITAIN: SOME PERSONAL STORIES
Stories revealed in the Vindolanda Tablets and other documents are brought to life by speaker Mike Gould.
May 12th THE HISTORY OF ART FAKES, FORGERIES AND COPIES
Dr Len Holden explains the long history of copying and the less edifying business of counterfeit art.
June 9th THE WOODLAND TRUST
Owen Moore talks about common trees found in GB and describes the work of the Woodland Trust.
July 14th GUIDED WALK AROUND MEDBOURNE
A tour of this historic village, led by members of Medbourne Local History Group.
August 11th J. STAMP & SONS, FUNERAL DIRECTORS
Jonathan Stamp gives an insight into the work of this family firm which has served the people of Market Harborough for three generations.
September 8th SIMPLE WORDS, HIDDEN MEANINGS
One of our most popular speakers, Jill Collinge, returns to discuss the history of nursery rhymes.
October 13th BOAT BUILDERS OF MARKET HARBOROUGH
Bob Hakewill traces the long tradition of boat building in Market Harborough.
November 10th LIFE IN LUBENHAM DURING WORLD WAR II.
Presented by Members of the Heritage Group and including a tribute to the men commemorated on the War Memorial who died during WWII.
December 8th THE BOOT & SHOE INDUSTRY OF NORTHAMPTONSHIRE
The history and development of this important local industry is described by expert Peter Perkins.