Category Archives: Literary/Cultural


This group explores a range of poets and their work via Zoom. Please contact Fritha Irwin on 07891 421096 or via if you are interested.

Family History

The family history group will be meeting on the first Monday of the month from 2pm till 4pm by Zoom during the Covid-19 situation. The convenor is Sue Weston 01628 520728.

Non-fiction reading

Unlike other book groups, members take turns to select a book and talk about why they enjoyed it (or possibly didn’t). So far we have discussed biography, travel, history and politics. There is no limit to what can be chosen to read. We’re a small but enthusiastic group and would welcome new people. This group… Read More »

Film club

Thre film group is not currently meeting due to Covid-19 Please contact Convenor- Leah Thompson 07753 493429

Current affairs

This discussion group will meet on 2nd Tuesday of every month Time: 14:30 to 16:00 Where: Communal Room, Alfred Court, Furlong Road, Bourne End, SL8 5AZ Discussion facilitator: it was agreed that there will be a facilitator for each session. The role will be to moderate, ensure that no one dominates the discussion, everyone gets… Read More »

Book group

This is an informal book group open to anyone who loves to read. The date of the Book Group meetings will be the fourth Thursday in every month at 2.30pm at the Lantern Room in the Bourne End library. We aim to read a wide variety of books, one per month, which will be selected… Read More »

Play Reading /Drama

Our Play Reading /Drama group runs twice a month on a Friday afternoon from 2.00 to 4.00pm. The second Friday in the month is a 2 Act Play, playwrights include Alan Ayckbourn, Terrence Rattigan, Richard Harris, Daphne Du Maurier. Unlike a book club, a play can be read in 2 hours, with a beginning and… Read More »

Local History

Meets on the 3rd Thursday of the month at 2pm, usually in the Library, with talks and discussions on the local history of Bourne End, Wooburn, Hedsor, and Little Marlow. There have been occasional outings and history walks in the area. Suitable for all levels. Contact Roger Carter, 01628 520557