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 […]

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 […]

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Message from our Chairman

Dear friends I have to tell you that I have just entered my 75th year and this has lead me to think about where life is going to take me over the coming years. Like many of you, what it is that I am going to be able to do as the years roll on […]


HARROGATE SPRING FLOWER SHOW ON SUNDAY 29TH APRIL 2018. Please join us on our first outing! Rated Britain’s “ top gardening event” by WHICH. The first big event in the gardening calendar, welcoming the new growing season with a Spectacular Celebration of the very best in Horticulture.With Show Gardens, Floral Art, Garden Eqipment, Plants, Crafts […]

Relaxation for Life – February

The dates for February are the 13th and the 27th, we meet on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month from 10-12MD. New members are always welcome. It is a meditation group and we practise different methods such as Mindfulness, Visualisation and breathing techniques. I am always looking at new ways of expanding our […]

Wine Tasting – February

Our January meeting was the first with the new year’s theme of “favourite wines” – exploring styles of wines made in Western Europe. It was also our debut as group leaders, along with a change of venue. The group enjoyed a selection of premium wines from the Beaujolais region of France – a Beaujolais Villages […]

Art History – February

We continue our studies by looking at the art of the ‘Romantic’ painters. At our meeting on 5th March we will watch a DVD about the life and work of John Constable, one of the best known of the English Landscape artists.  This will be followed by a discussion and contributions from the group. John […]

Drawing and Painting – February

We got off to a flying start in the first January meeting, in our new venue, the Ashley Room.  Group members found the room warm, bright and inviting, and most of us settled to develop new projects.  We are a mixed ability group who work principally in watercolours, acrylics and pastels, and meet on the […]