Peter Loseby, a former Committee Member and active supporter of DGSA, in his capacity
as a member of the Market Bosworth Society was invited, by the management of the
Bosworth Hall Hotel, to give a talk to their guests and visitors tracing the Dixie
Line from 1589 through 1975. The talk was part of the hotel's contribution to Tourism
Week. Amongst the audience was Lady Caroline Dixie who afterwards congratulated Peter
on a fascinating talk about her family's history.
You can read a transcript of Peter’s talk by clicking here.
THE IDIOSYNCRATIC DIXIES 1589 – 1975
Reunion 2021 YES! The planning goes on even in “Lockdown” situations.
Click here for a statement from the Chairman
Several of our members are featured in this fascinating little booklet which been
kindly donated to our Archive by the author.
You can read this splendid collection of memories by clicking on this link or by
looking for the copy at our Reunion.
N.B. Our Galleries are no longer available due to technical issues. Full explanation
on the “Galleries” page.
We have been searching for years to find a copy of the Hymn Book we used at School
to add to the Memorabilia held in our Archive. At last, thanks to the generosity
of former pupil David Heighton (1954, Evans) we have succeeded!
David apologises for its somewhat well worn and abused condition . He is keen to
point out that it was taken from and returned to his blazer pocket many, many times
during his time at School.
These hymn books were used daily at Assembly and at every Church Service held throughout
the year. Considering it is nearly seventy years old, I think it has survived very