Derby
Wed 21th Nov - 7:30pm
Susan Graves
3WOTM 

It’s our regular Third Wednesday get-together at the Standing Order pub on Iron Gate (Wetherspoons). Join us to eat or just for a drink and a chat from 7.30pm, reasonable prices. Look for the yellow Mblem on a long table in the rear section. Contact Susan on [Phone Number] or [Email] for directions and/or encouragement. New faces especially welcome.

 High Wycombe
Fri 23rd Nov - 10:30am
Val Hinkins
Coffee & Chat 

This month we are returning to Café Zest in House of Fraser at the Eden Centre in High Wycombe. Very close to the bus station. No need to book, but if you want me to look out for you, let me know you are coming on [Phone Number] or e-mail me at [Email]

 Asfordby
Sat 24th Nov - 7.00pm
Sue Watford
Evening meal 

This month's meal is at the Crown Inn, 106 Main St., Asfordby LE14 3SA. Their car park is up a drive beside the inn. If you would like to come along, then please let me know by 19th November, as booking ahead is essential. You can contact me on 01949 861356 or e-mail me at [Email]

 Sleaford
Sun 25th Nov - 12:00pm
Helen & Paul Shovlar
Lunch/town walk 

Join us for a light lunch at the Riverside Café at The Hub, Navigation Wharf, Sleaford, NG34 7TW. Large free car park nearby. Afterwards, depending on the weather, we'll either explore the town's interesting places, or visit The Hub's current exhibitions. All welcome, but please let us know you're coming so we can look out for you. Contact [Email] or [Phone Number].

 Milton Keynes
Sun 25th Nov - 10:00am
Jo Sidebottom
Breakfast 

Join us at Brown's on Midsummer Blvd (next to Jury's Inn) from 10am for a full breakfast, a snack, or just a drink. Look out for the Mblem on a table. Contact Jo at [Email], or [Phone Number] / [Phone Number] for directions/encouragement.

 Sutton In Ashfield
Tue 27th Nov - 7:30pm
Maxine Bates
Eating Meeting 

We're heading to Frankie & Benny's, Mansfield Road, Sutton In Ashfield, NG17 4NU, for some American style dining. Menu at www.frankieandbennys.com including some special deals of £3 starter, £6.99 main course and £3 dessert. Reserve your place with Maxine on [Phone Number] or [Email] by 23rd please. New faces welcome.

 Digswell (by Welwyn North station)
Fri 30th Nov - 8:00pm
Richard Allen
LFOTM 

As ever, we are at the Cowper Arms, Digswell. The pub is next to Welwyn North station and is served by stopping trains from Kings Cross to Peterborough and Cambridge. Good food, beer and conversation guaranteed! Please call me on [Phone Number] for more details and encouragement.

 Lincoln
Sat 1st Dec - 12:00pm
Jacquie Harrison
Pub discussion 

Please note change to first Saturday (due to upcoming Christmas Market ) at the Adam & Eve Tavern, 25 Lindum Road, LN2 1NT (opposite Pottergate Arch). We'll have a discussion around “Which murderer do you most admire?”. Car park, pub food, all welcome. Look for Magazine on the table. Contact Jacquie on [Phone Number] or [Email] for encouragement or more details.

 Milton Keynes
Sat 1st Dec - 3:00pm
Jo Sidebottom
T@3 

Join us at Dobbie's Garden Centre in Fenny Stratford for tea, coffee and cakes in the restaurant. We will probably be in the conservatory area at the back. Contact Jo at [Email], or [Phone Number] / [Phone Number] for directions/encouragement.

 High Wycombe
Sun 2nd Dec - 12:00pm
Val Hinkins
Bangladeshi meal 

Join me for Sunday lunch at Elaichi Restaurant at 188 Cressex Road, HP12 4UA. Sunday Special menu at £9.95. Details at https://elaichihighwycombe.com/ I will need to book, so please contact me on [Phone Number] or [Email] by Friday 23rd November to reserve a place.

 Nottingham
Wed 5th Dec - 8:00pm
Maxine Bates
5OTM 

We'll be at the Vat & Fiddle pub on Queensbridge Road (NG2 1NB) for a drink and chat. Come for a cup of coffee or a few pints of real ale brewed at Castle Rock next door. Look for yellow Mblem on the table. Free parking outside and near train, tram and bus. Contact Maxine on [Phone Number] or [Email] for further information or just turn up on the night.

 Letchworth
Thu 6th Dec - 8:00 pm
Richard Allen
FThOTM 

As ever, we are at the Three Magnets, Leys Avenue, Letchworth! Thursday nights are curry nights but other food (standard Wetherspoons' fare) is available as well. Leys Avenue is the main shopping street in Letchworth and is a few minutes' walk from the station (Kings Cross to Cambridge line). Call me on [Phone Number] for more details and encouragement.

 Beaconsfield
Fri 7th Dec - 10:30am
Val Hinkins
Coffee & Chat 

Join me at Jung’s on the Broadway in Beaconsfield, HP9 2PD for relaxed conversation, cake and coffee. See http://www.hpjung.com/ for location and menu. No need to book, but if you want me to look out for you, let me know you are coming on [Phone Number] or e-mail me at [Email]

 Flecknoe, Rugby
Sat 8th Dec - 10:30am
Chris Hudson
Pub Walk 

Flecknoe Braunston Wolfmancote: 9km (2 hrs 45 mins) Walk across fields to Jurassic Way, farm track to Braunston. Grand Union Canal, then path to ancient church of Wolfmancote. Meet at ‘The Olive Bush’, Main Road, Flecknoe, Rugby. NN11 7HJ OS 222 (526 636) Drink afterwards at 1.00. For help or encouragement [Phone Number][Email]

 East Midlands Airport
Sat 8th Dec - 7:00pm
Maxine Bates
Christmas Party Night 

Dinner and disco at Jury's Inn East Midlands Airport for £24.95 per person. Overnight accommodation available if required. Contact Maxine on [Phone Number] or [Email] to check availability and see menu.

 Northampton
Sun 9th Dec - 10:30am
Marianne Kendall
Brunch 

Just one meeting this month - our usual breakfast/brunch at the Rendezvous Coffee Shop, Market Walk, Northampton Town Centre. Pete will have a special Christmas Quiz and we'll discuss the most important/interesting/horrendous event that's happened to us during 2018. Contact Marianne [Phone Number] or email: [Email] for encouragement.

 Flackwell Heath
Mon 10th Dec - 8:00pm
Dave Denholm
Indoor Games 

Join Dave and Alison at their home in Flackwell Heath, near High Wycombe, for a relaxed evening of indoor board games. All members and friends welcome. Space is limited, so please contact Dave for directions and to discuss what games you would like to play on [Phone Number] or by e-mail at [Email]

 Nottingham
Thu 13th Dec - 7:30pm
Maxine Bates
Christmas Meal 

Booking essential for this month's festive get together at the Cadland pub/restaurant in Chilwell. £15.49 for 2 courses or £17.99 for 3 courses. Please contact Maxine on [Phone Number] or [Email] for menu and to check availability.

 Milton Keynes
Sun 16th Dec - 10:00am
Jo Sidebottom
Breakfast 

Join us at Brown's on Midsummer Blvd (next to Jury's Inn) from 10am for a full breakfast, a snack, or just a drink. Look out for the Mblem on a table. Contact Jo at [Email], or [Phone Number] / [Phone Number] for directions/encouragement.

 Leicester
Mon 17th Dec - 7:00pm
Haydn Starkie
Christmas Curry 

Join us for our traditional pre-Christmas curry at the Chutney Ivy Indian restaurant, 41 Halford Street, Leicester (opposite the Curve Theatre). For more information about location, car parking and menus please consult the restaurant’s web site at www.chutneyivy.com. I shall be waiting for you in the restaurant from 6:45pm. Please let me know if you would like to come by 26th November on [Phone Number] or by email at [Email].

 Burton on Trent
Mon 17th Dec - 2:00pm
Susan Graves
Tea and Browse 

We will be at Bretby Garden Centre near Burton on Trent (DE15 0QS) for late lunch / early tea and cake plus some indoor shopping/browsing. Meet at 2pm in the restaurant, look for the yellow Mblem. Please contact me on [Phone Number] or [Email] if you are thinking of coming so I can look out for you.

 Newark
Tue 18th Dec - 7:00pm
Pete Gault
3TuOTM 

Join our growing group for food and/or drink at the Prince Rupert, Stodman Street, Newark, NG24 1AW. Look for yellow Mblem on table usually in room to right as you enter the pub. Directions/encouragement from Pete on [Phone Number] or [Email]. New faces always welcome!

 Derby
Wed 19th Dec - 7:30pm
Susan Graves
3WOTM 

We'll be on a group of tables in the rear section of the Standing Order (Wetherspoon) pub on Iron Gate. Look for the yellow Mblem. Drop in briefly or stay all evening for food and/or drink and chat. Christmas menu available but not compulsory. New faces especially welcome. Contact Susan’s stand in, Mark, on 07989 501441 or Susan on [Email] for directions and encouragement.

 Skellingthorpe
Thu 27th Dec - 2:00pm
Jacquie Harrison
Walk 

Join us for “blowing the cobwebs off”, walking west from Skellingthorpe Heritage Centre car park, LN6 5UT. Please meet at the end farthest from Lincoln Road. All welcome, but please contact Jacquie for more details and so she knows to look out for you: [Phone Number] or [Email].

 Lincoln
Thu 27th Dec - 3.45pm
Jacquie Harrison
Meal 

A short drive from the walk venue is the Swan Holme Tavern on Doddington Road, LN6 3RX, where we will go for a meal afterwards. You are very welcome to join us directly there but please let Jacquie know – details as above – by 20th December so that she can book a table.