Bird Watching (Thursday) – September meeting

According to the BBC weather reports for our September outing, the mist/fog should all have dissipated by 9.30.  Pah!  We all arrived just after 10am at the RSPB’s Frampton Marsh reserve on the Lincolnshire side of the Wash still gloomy in the mist.  A good hour later the mist finally lifted to leave the rest […]

Transport – November meeting

The November meeting of the group will be on Wednesday, November 2nd at 10am in the Little Bowden Bowling Club when Ian Storey will be presenting a talk entitled ‘Fighting a Losing Battle’.  Ian has not disclosed which battle we are currently losing, so to find out more you will have to come to the […]

New Group – Italian (Beginners)

Hooray!  Great news – this group now has a start date of Monday, 3rd October and intends to meet every Monday of the month from 2.30 – 4pm in the Methodist Church, Northampton Road, Market Harborough.  Do please telephone the co-ordinator, Sharon Webb on 01858 440851 if you would like any further details on the […]

Photography (Digital) – September & October meetings

A good attendance in September and some interesting architectural subjects from far and near. For the October meeting on the 21st, the topic is ‘Close ups/macro’ followed by ‘Fog/mist’ in November (appropriately I fear!). New members will be made very welcome.  In a friendly atmosphere the group is striving to provide a varied programme to […]

Family History – September meeting

Our September meeting started with a show of images taken by Shaun and John Hammond at the July trip to Southwell Workhouse, village and Minster. This was followed up by Bernard Bowen’s further research into WW1 records.  His studies have included his own relatives as well as ancestors of other U3A members, all of whom […]

Sing Along with the Rotary Club

The Rotary Club of Lutterworth Wycliffe are organising a one-day Choral Workshop on the 22nd October, 2016, (proceeds to Rainbows Children’s Hospice and Lutterworth High School Music Department), and will be delighted if members of SLU3A were interested in taking part.  There are several members of the two Lutterworth U3As going along to the Workshop. […]

Society Today – September meeting

Most of our members, conscious of the importance of the topic: ‘Brexit’, were present and very involved, giving their views and asking many questions on Brexit, the UK preparing to leave the European Union. Our speaker was Mike Goldsmith, a very experienced and practical, clear sighted expert on international politics.  He was so good: in […]

Mike’s Monthly Musings – September

When do your ears pack up? ‘Having good ears’ is something which both good jazzmen and good jazz fans share in common.  It reflects the ability to appreciate the interplay between a group of jazz musicians playing together, such as bass players supporting the front liner melodically, the pianist harmonically and the drummer rhythmically.  And […]