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The Dull Men’s Club, which has included women since 2017, has more than 50,000 members, who are passionate about everyday mundane things, which others think are dull.


A TELEGRAPH POLE enthusiast, WET FLOOR sign fan and a WASHING MACHINE collector are among the “boring” men and women who appear in this year’s Dull Men’s Club calendar.


A man who collects security envelopes, the owner of a classical gas museum and a man who spends up to 10 hours a day completing jigsaw puzzles have also made it into the world’s top dozen dull people.


Leland Carlson, assistant vice-president of the Club, has published the calendar to celebrate the quirky passions of its members in Britain and America.
Dull Men’s Calendar
Ely Girl Choristers Sing On Roof
Ely Cathedral’s girl choristers sang on the roof of magnificent Ely Cathedral as they prepare for a busy Christmas despite the coronavirus pandemic. The girls, aged 10 to 16, climbed to the top of the Norman cathedral to rehearse for the festive season.

Stunning aerial photos show them performing high up on the roof of the Gothic cathedral in the heart of the Cambridgeshire Fens.

Ely’s girl choristers were founded in September 2006 – more than 1000 YEARS after the boy choristers.
An 11-YEAR-OLD schoolboy spends hours producing stunningly detailed cityscapes from MEMORY.

Talented artist Alex Baker creates intricate pictures of towns and cities, which are perfectly in perspective.

Alex, who is autistic, has been drawing since he was just two years old and his photographic memory means he can replicate places after visiting them or seeing them in books only once.
11-Year-Old Artist Amazing Cityscapes
First Electric Forecourt Opens
The UK’s first electric forecourt has opened – with the ability to charge cars in just 20 minutes.

The site in Braintree, Essex, is the first of around 100 electric forecourts to be built around the country over the next five years as part of a £1 billion programme.

It was due to open in November but was delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic and the second national lockdown.
Photos have emerged of The Crown star Emma Corrin in one of her first acting roles as a student at Cambridge University. The 24-year-old, who plays Princess Diana in season four of the popular Netflix drama, is seen on stage as she took part in a student production four years ago.

Emma, who studied Education, English and Drama at St John’s College, starred as Kate Doogan in Brian Friel’s humorous play, Philadelphia, Here I Come!
Crown Star Emma’s First Stage Kiss
Paramedic's Pics Show Changing Face Of NHS
A paramedic has spent more than 40 YEARS photographing the changing face of the NHS - and published his pictures in a new book.

Amateur photographer Chris Porsz, 67, spent many of his day’s off over the last four decades accompanying colleagues to capture the patient’s journey from the 999 call to the hospital. He has taken hundreds of pictures of doctors, nurses, patients and wards at three hospitals in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire and now produced a book, 'Just Be Kind', with part proceeds going to Breast Cancer Research.
Furious residents claim their Christmas decorations have been BALLSED UP after a neighbouring council gifted them a shocking second-hand £40,000 silver spruce – which no one else wants.

Peterborough City Council in Cambridgeshire paid thousands for the 10-metre-tall tree, which is made up of a pile of silver balls, five years ago.

But it proved hugely unpopular, with residents likening it to a stack of Ferrero Roche, a “Heston Blumenthal-inspired croquembouche” and “bubble-wrap.”
Balls-Up On Tree
UK’s First Electric Forecourt
The finishing touches are being made to the UK’s first electric forecourt.

The site in Braintree, Essex, is the first of around 100 electric forecourts to be built around the country over the next five years as part of a £1 billion programme.

It will have 24 charging points, which can charge a vehicle in around 20 to 30 minutes, as well as six Tesla superchargers.
A petrolhead pooch is living life in the fast lane by travelling around in a motorbike SIDECAR.

Louie, a two-year-old St Bernard, regularly goes “motorbarking” on the side of the Honda Gold Wing 1500 at speeds of up to 55mph.

The thrill-seeking puppy, who has his own crash hat and doggles, loves going on journeys with owner Alan Valkeith and attracts a lot of attention from motorists and passers-by.
Motorbarking Dog
Dull Men’s Calendar
The Dull Men’s Club, which has included women since 2017, has more than 50,000 members, who are passionate about everyday mundane things, which others think are dull.

A TELEGRAPH POLE enthusiast, WET FLOOR sign fan and a WASHING MACHINE collector are among the “boring” men and women who appear in this year’s Dull Men’s Club calendar.

A man who collects security envelopes, the owner of a classical gas museum and a man who spends up to 10 hours a day completing jigsaw puzzles have also made it into the world’s top dozen dull people.
Ely Girl Choristers Sing On Roof
Ely Cathedral’s girl choristers sang on the roof of magnificent Ely Cathedral as they prepare for a busy Christmas despite the coronavirus pandemic.
11-Year-Old Artist Amazing Cityscapes
An 11-YEAR-OLD schoolboy spends hours producing stunningly detailed cityscapes from MEMORY.

Talented artist Alex Baker creates intricate pictures of towns and cities, which are perfectly in perspective.
First Electric Forecourt Opens
The UK’s first electric forecourt has opened – with the ability to charge cars in just 20 minutes. The site in Braintree, Essex, is the first of around 100 electric forecourts to be built around the country over the next five years as part of a £1 billion programme.
Crown Star Emma’s First Stage Kiss
Photos have emerged of The Crown star Emma Corrin in one of her first acting roles as a student at Cambridge University. The 24-year-old, who plays Princess Diana in season four of the popular Netflix drama, is seen on stage as she took part in a student production four years ago.
Paramedic's Pics Show Changing Face Of NHS
A paramedic has spent more than 40 YEARS photographing the changing face of the NHS - and published his pictures in a new book. Amateur photographer Chris Porsz, 67, spent many of his day’s off over the last four decades accompanying colleagues to capture the patient’s journey from the 999 call to the hospital.
Balls-Up On Tree
Furious residents claim their Christmas decorations have been BALLSED UP after a neighbouring council gifted them a shocking second-hand £40,000 silver spruce – which no one else wants.

Peterborough City Council in Cambridgeshire paid thousands for the 10-metre-tall tree, which is made up of a pile of silver balls, five years ago.
UK’s First Electric Forecourt
The finishing touches are being made to the UK’s first electric forecourt.
The site in Braintree, Essex, is the first of around 100 electric forecourts to be built around the country over the next five years as part of a £1 billion programme.
Motorbarking Dog
A petrolhead pooch is living life in the fast lane by travelling around in a motorbike SIDECAR.

Louie, a two-year-old St Bernard, regularly goes “motorbarking” on the side of the Honda Gold Wing 1500 at speeds of up to 55mph.