Wednesday Half Day Walking – March

Joy and Avril have plotted the walk for the 14th March. Meet at the red telephone box in Gumley, after considerate parking.  The walk is approximately 5.5 miles – some mud!, several small gates, about 4 stiles and one very hard to open gate plus lovely views. Bruce White

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Creative Writing for Fun – March

Topic for MARCH  23rd   –      What drew me down there, I wonder, to the edge of the garden?  I remember the summer light – the trees, the bushes, the grass luminously green, basted by the bland, benevolent late afternoon sun. (Sweet Caress – Wm Boyd). Limited spaces, new members still very welcome PLEASE NOTE THE […]

Digital Photography – March

Membership now closed and with a waiting list but if interested do please make contact. If there’s sufficient demand thought could be given to a second group. The subjects for upcoming meetings are: March 16th                Photographic treasure hunt April 20th                           ‘Spring’ in Market Harborough   Chris Mosley  01536 771258  email:


Bird Watching – March

February’s trip to the Warwickshire Wildlife Trust’s Brandon Marsh reserve was notable for several views of undoubtedly the prettiest of our crows, the Jay (pictured). Noteworthy too was watching a pair of Nuthatch in and out of a recently excavated hole in a large tree, presumably nest building. Other than the usual Lapwings the only […]

Transport – March

The Transport Group meets at the Little Bowden Bowls Club, Kettering Rd, Market Harborough, on the first Wednesday of the month from 10am until noon. The next meeting will take place on Wednesday 4th of April when I will be using the SLU3A’s optical projecting device to illustrate a talk entitled “The Life and Times […]

Science and Technology – March

At our next meeting on March 28th at 2:00 pm Jeff Williams will be talking about the evidence he gave to the Ferrybridge Committee of Inquiry regarding the collapse of 3 Cooling Towers in 1965 during gale force winds. The meeting will take place in the Ashley Room of the Congregational Church. We are a […]

To all Group Leaders

Dear Group Leaders The Committee has been discussing the problem of groups which are currently full or nearly full. Some groups also have waiting lists of people wishing to join. In order to help the committee consider the best way to deal with the problem, it would be helpful if you could kindly provide us […]

Mike’s Monthly Musings – February

Always thinking about what to play at the next Listening to Jazz session, realising that I must be careful not to repeat a disc I had played in recent months whilst still wanting to provide a varied programme for the fifteen or sixteen souls who crowd into our front room every month, I found myself […]

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Third Age Trust Events

2018 National Summer Schools Booking Opens 16th February Harper Adams University, Newport Shropshire,  23rd – 26th July Royal Agricultural University, Cirencester, 11th – 14th September Click here for details Extraordinary General Meeting 21st March 2018, University of Birmingham Click here for details

Sunday Lunch

Singles Sunday Lunch (No 2) – February

For the first meeting in this New Year, Group 2,  of the Sunday Single Lunch Groups,  met on Sunday 4th February at The Royalist Pub in Market Harborough’s Western Avenue.     It was, as usual, an excellent and tasty lunch in a very friendly atmosphere.    We all thoroughly enjoyed our meal and now very much […]