Ashby de la Zouch

          Civic Society  

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                        Monthy Programme .... Unusual Speakers,  Local visits,  Planning news

                                                                                                                                                       

                                              7.30pm  2nd Tuesday in month
                                                   Heritage Centre, St. Helen's Church,
                                                       South Street, Ashby LE65 1AA 
                                                                          

                                   Just come as a Visitor .....   We'd love to meet you

                                     or call Susanne 01530 415654 or Margaret 01530 412410 for details

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    2018/19

14th August                           No meeting.  Enjoy the summer.

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11th September   7.30pm      Flying Bats : Kevin Reynolds returns by popular demand

                                                Amazing illustrated talk with superb close up images and live video.

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9th October          7.30pm     History of Palitoy : Bob Brechin

                                                Down memory lane with the history of these famous Coalville toys

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13th November    7.30pm      Ashby Cemetary : Jack Fargher

                                                Fascinating research on the history or our town's burial ground

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11th December                      Christmas Party :Most popular event of the year.  Book early

                                                Unusual, fun entertainer and a great selection of food and drinks.

                                                More details to follow nearer the date.                                           

8th January           7.30pm     Medieval Mining at Lount : Stuart Warburton
                                                The life and times of this ancient occupation.
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12th February       7.30pm      Dave the Bee Farmer (change of Speaker)
                                                 Everything you wanted to know about bees and honey from our popular local expert.
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12th March            7.30pm      History or Melbourne : Philip Heath
                                                 Stories and facts on this beautiful village
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9th April                7.30pm       Ecclesbourne Valley Railway : Eric Boultby
                                                  An enthusiastic Speaker guides us on an illustrated journey                                                 
14th May               7.30pm       Short AGM and talk on the importance of our Green spaces
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11th June             Afternoon   Visit to Ecclesbourne Valley Railway. 
                                                  Booking essential and full details nearer the date.
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9th July                 Afternoon   Visit to Lord Byron's Newstead Abbey  : Post code NG15 8NA
                                                  Booking essential and full details nearer the date.
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13th August                             No meeting this month.  Time to enjoy the summer
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10th September    7.30pm     Start of the new 2019/20 programme of events