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Tue 21 Jan 2020 2.15 pm     Open meeting     Sam Owen -The Future of Food

Venue Bourne Corn Exchange - map
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Thu 23 Jan 2020 10.30 am     Church Visiting     Jill Collinge - Bell, Book and Candle

Venue Wake House - website - map
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Tue 28 Jan 2020 2.00 pm     Let's Make Music     20 - 40 bar solo pieces

Venue At Members Homes
Details January's meeting will be at 5 Sycamore Close PE10 9RS. Phone Malcolm for more details.

Tue 4 Feb 2020 10.00 am     Science and Technology     How a Guitar String Sends Out Its Sound - David Bailey

Venue St Firmins Church Hall, Thurlby - map
Details Refreshments from 9.30am.

Mon 10 Feb 2020 2.00 pm     Antiques & Collectables     The Arts & Crafts Movement

Venue Wake House - website - map
Details A talk about the origins of the Arts & Crafts Movement and a look at some of the main craftspeople involved.

Mon 17 Feb 2020 2.15 pm     Open meeting     Sam Dobson - Sir Malcolm Sergeant, local hero

Venue Bourne Corn Exchange - map
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Thu 27 Feb 2020 10.30 am     Church Visiting     Members Meeting followed by informal "bring some nibbles" lunch to share.

Venue Wake House - website - map
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Tue 3 Mar 2020 10.00 am     Science and Technology     Calculations - John Hennessy

Venue St Firmins Church Hall, Thurlby - map
Details Refreshments from 9.30am.

Mon 9 Mar 2020 2.00 pm     Antiques & Collectables     Local Village Life in the 1920s & 30s

Venue Wake House - website - map
Details Dick Salmon will talk about growing up in a small local village during the 20s and 30s

Mon 16 Mar 2020 2.15 pm     Open meeting     Steve Short -David Niven, Its magic

Venue Bourne Corn Exchange - map
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Thu 26 Mar 2020 10.30 am     Church Visiting     NO MEETING

Venue As Notified By Group Leader
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Mon 6 Apr 2020 2.00 pm     Antiques & Collectables     Vintage Shop Display Advertising Figures

Venue Wake House - website - map
Details Keith Talbot will bring along some more of his fascinating collection

Tue 7 Apr 2020 10.00 am     Science and Technology     Visit to Amazon Despatch Facility in Peterborough

Venue St Firmins Church Hall, Thurlby - map
Details Details of the visit will be issued in the New Year

Mon 20 Apr 2020 2.15 pm     Open meeting     Tony Hadfield -Islay and the poetry of peat

Venue Bourne Corn Exchange - map
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Thu 23 Apr 2020 10.30 am     Church Visiting     St Stephens Colsterworth

Venue As Notified By Group Leader
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Mon 11 May 2020 2.00 pm     Antiques & Collectables     Magic Lanterns

Venue Wake House - website - map
Details Richard Rigby, who has appeared on The Repair Shop, will talk about the history of Magic Lanterns

Mon 18 May 2020 2.15 pm     Open meeting     Annual General Meeting

Venue Bourne Corn Exchange - map
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Thu 28 May 2020 10.30 am     Church Visiting     Maxey

Venue As Notified By Group Leader
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Mon 8 Jun 2020 2.00 pm     Antiques & Collectables     English Ceramics

Venue Wake House - website - map
Details A talk about English Ceramics by Bill Sandles

Mon 15 Jun 2020 10.00 am     Open meeting     Clive Simpson - What do we do with Space - the final frontier?

Venue Bourne Corn Exchange - map
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Thu 25 Jun 2020 10.30 am     Church Visiting     Sempringham

Venue As Notified By Group Leader
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Mon 13 Jul 2020 2.00 pm     Antiques & Collectables     Photographers of Bourne

Venue Wake House - website - map
Details Brian Millicheap and Steve Froy will look at the photographers working in Bourne during the 19th and early 20th century with examples of their work

Thu 23 Jul 2020 10.30 am     Church Visiting     Cottestock

Venue As Notified By Group Leader
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Mon 10 Aug 2020 2.00 pm     Antiques & Collectables     Childhood Days - Group Reminiscence

Venue Wake House - website - map
Details A discussion amongst the group about growing up, going to school and favourite childhood toys

Mon 17 Aug 2020 10.00 am     Open meeting     Jane Barnes -The Delight of Dairy Farming

Venue Bourne Corn Exchange - map
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Thu 27 Aug 2020 10.30 am     Church Visiting     TBA

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Mon 14 Sep 2020 2.00 pm     Antiques & Collectables     The History of BRM

Venue Wake House - website - map
Details Local Historian Jonathan Smith talks about Raymond Mays and development of his Formula One motor racing team

Mon 21 Sep 2020 2.15 pm     Open meeting     Rob Eastaway -Maths - the beautiful drama

Venue Bourne Corn Exchange - map
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Thu 24 Sep 2020 9.00 am     Church Visiting     St Nicholas Kings Lynn/Walpole St Peters by coach

Venue As Notified By Group Leader
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Mon 12 Oct 2020 2.00 pm     Antiques & Collectables     Mock Auction

Venue Wake House - website - map
Details Sophie Chapman from Batemans Auctioneers at Stamford will conduct an mock auction. Come along for the thrill of bidding on an interesting antique without having to spend any money

Mon 19 Oct 2020 2.15 pm     Open meeting     David Templeton -Mary Queen of Scots, from Sheffield to Fotheringhay

Venue Bourne Corn Exchange - map
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Thu 22 Oct 2020 10.30 am     Church Visiting     TBA

Venue As Notified By Group Leader
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Mon 9 Nov 2020 2.00 pm     Antiques & Collectables     Calling Cards

Venue Wake House - website - map
Details Steve Froy will talk about the etiquette of the Calling Card and collecting Calling Card Cases

Mon 16 Nov 2020 2.15 pm     Open meeting     Liz Fleuty - Living Waters -The Canal and River Trust in the East Midlands

Venue Bourne Corn Exchange - map
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Thu 26 Nov 2020 10.30 am     Church Visiting     TBA

Venue Wake House - website - map
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Mon 7 Dec 2020 2.00 pm     Antiques & Collectables     Buffet and Antique-Themed Quiz

Venue Wake House - website - map
Details NOTE: this meeting is on the FIRST Monday of the month. Come along and test your antiques knowledge and enjoy a tasty buffet

Mon 14 Dec 2020 2.15 pm     Open meeting     Jenny Westwood -The Bourne Connection: gaining an education in Nyansakia

Venue Bourne Corn Exchange - map
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Thu 24 Dec 2020 10.30 am     Church Visiting     NO MEETING

Venue As Notified By Group Leader
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