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English Men’s Champion Club Winners 2023

16th October 2023 | Clubs and Societies, Sport

KGC players, Ollie Lewis, Richard Wale and Jamie Watson shot a combined +10 over the Ealing GC course at the two-day event to edge Castle Royle and take the title of Men’s UK Club Champions.
Lewis’ 69 and Wale’s 67 helped give them a one-shot lead at the end of day one, with both eagling the 7th thanks to 200yard shots onto the green and holing putts. Wale’s front-nine 30 aided his round which included six birdies to add to the eagle, while Lew-is enjoyed four to add to his eagle.

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Kibworth & Smeeton WI

16th October 2023 | Clubs and Societies

We welcomed Jill Vickers to our September meeting to talk to us about ‘Sausage Making with Bridge 67 Butchers. Jill and her husband John opened their shop in the centre of Kibworth in 2020. Its name derives from one of the canal bridges situated on their farmland. Bridge 67’s beef and lamb comes from their farm in Smeeton Westerby, where the Debdale valley provides excellent grazing.

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Maureen Hallahan

Kibworth Art Lovers - Oct 23

16th October 2023 | Clubs and Societies

The new programme for the Kibworth Art Lovers began in September with a fascinating and entertaining presentation on Illuminated Manuscripts by Maureen Hallahan. Maureen is an award-winning typographer, calligrapher and graphic designer who talked us through the evolution of calligraphy from its earliest Roman form, through the centuries to the present day. We learned how manuscripts from as early as the 4th century were created by monks with meticulous care. Pens varied between reeds, bamboo and bird feathers until the introduction of the metal tipped pens we know today. Velum became the preferred surface.

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