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The Supper Club

Co-ordinators:  Colin Ellis - supper@ashbyu3a.co.uk - phone 01530 272592
or Mike Stow - phone 01530 469152

This group aims to visit local pubs and restaurants for an evening meal and and social conversation. We normally meet on the 4th Thursday of the month at 7 pm for 7.30 (This is a fortnight away from the Lunch Group). We will jointly decide on venues.

Everyone is welcome, all we ask is that you sign the sheet by the display board at the monthly meeting prior to the supper, or contact Colin or Mike, by phone or by email, so we can book the relevant number of seats.

If anyone is interested in coming along, but has been discouraged by problems with transport, it may be possible to arrange lifts. Please contact Colin or Mike on the numbers or emails above.

There may sometimes be a limit on numbers depending on the venue's ability to cater for larger numbers, in which case places will be offered strictly on a first come, first served basis. There may also need to be a cut-off date for bookings. This will be stated on the bookings list.


Future programme
DateTimeVenueMenu If Any

Thu 31st May7 for 7.30 pmTurpin's, Twycross.
NOTE the date change to avoid a clash with the Bristol trip.
Details here
Wed 20th Jun7 for 7.30 pmDinner on the Great Central Railway.
NOTE The train DEPARTS Loughborough at 7.30 pm promptly.
This has now sold out
Details here
Thu 26th Jul7 for 7.30 pmTBA
Thu 23rd Aug7 for 7.30 pmTBA


Thursday 26th April. The George & Dragon, Thringstone

This month we visited the George and Dragon at Thringstone, a pub which most of us had not been to for many years, if at all. It was good to see the bar full of locals, as so many pubs are very quiet on weekday evenings. It may have been something to do with it being "Pie and a Pint night".

Despite some of our regulars being on holiday or having other commitments, their places at the table were taken by some welcome new faces. The 10 of us who turned up had the back room all to ourselves with a large table filling the space.

Half of us opted for starters, which gave the others a bit of a wait for their first (main) course. The menu gave an excellent choice at a range of prices and everyone could find something they fancied. The food came up promptly was very good, tasty and generous. Despite vowing not to eat pudding after the large main course, nearly everyone succumbed to dessert once the menu was put in front of them!

Everyone seemed to enjoy themselves, the conversation was lively, and we all went home happy and full.