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




14th August                           No meeting.  Enjoy the summer.


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

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


9th October          7.30pm     History of Palitoy : Bob Brechin

                                                Down memory lane with the history of these famous Coalville toys


13th November    7.30pm      Ashby Cemetary : Jack Fargher

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


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.
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.
12th March            7.30pm      History or Melbourne : Philip Heath
                                                 Stories and facts on this beautiful village
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
11th June             Afternoon   Visit to Ecclesbourne Valley Railway. 
                                                  Booking essential and full details nearer the date.
9th July                 Afternoon   Visit to Lord Byron's Newstead Abbey  : Post code NG15 8NA
                                                  Booking essential and full details nearer the date.
13th August                             No meeting this month.  Time to enjoy the summer
10th September    7.30pm     Start of the new 2019/20 programme of events