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May 2024 Newsletter

The May 2024 Newsletter contains items on:
+ Our May lecture – Kam Caddell talking about Edward and Eleanor at Geddington;
+ Our next members’ only visit to Burbage on 4th July and our Summer Supper on Saturday 17th August;
+ Our recent Members Only visit to Thorney near Peterborough, which was a huge success.
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April 2024 Newsletter

The April 2024 Newsletter contains items on:
+ Our April lecture – Roy Smart talking on the subject of “Our Last Naval Hero”, David, 1st Earl Beatty;
+ Our May 2024 Meeting – Pip Clements talking on “The History of All Saints Church – the Story so Far”;
+ The Graveyard Survey is finished;
+ Our next members’ only visits to Thorney on Thursday 9th May and Burbage on 4th July.
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Burbage Visit – Thursday 4th July

Bookings are now being taking for our Members’ Visit on Thursday 4th July 2024 at 1.30, which will be a guided walking tour of Burbage hosted by the Burbage Heritage Group. Please contact Margaret Lewis to book your places. The walk will follow their published heritage trail and is only ¾ of a mile of easy walking and will take about an hour and a quarter. Burbage has a long history that we hope you will find interesting. It is 20 miles away,

March 2024 Newsletter

The March 2024 Newsletter contains items on:
+ Our April lecture – Roy Smart talking on the subject of «Our Last Naval Hero», David, 1st Earl Beatty;
+ Our next members’ visit to Thorney on Thursday 9th May;
+ A report on our AGM, which was held on 27th February;
+ A proposal to update the Blue Plaques on the Lubenham Heritage Trail;
+ Thanks to Tessa Newman on agreeing to join the committee and become our meetings secretary.
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A History of All Saints Church, Lubenham – Tuesday 14th May

Rev Pip Clements looks at this fascinating Grade I listed building Our local clergyman, Rev Pip Clements – fresh from his extraordinary insight into the life of Thomas Cook last year, looks at the history of this fascinating Grade I listed building in the heart of our village. There has been a Christian presence in Lubenham prior to the construction of the stone-built building during the 12th century and the church continues to be a living presence in our 21st century community. We

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