Bird Watching

August outing report

Fortunately for us the rain stopped just before we set off around Watermead Country Park but up until then that was looking pretty grim. By the time we finished we were basking in warm sunshine! A surprise on entering the Plover hide was that the Flash on Wanlip Meadows was completely without water so there […]

Walking (Wednesday Half Day) – August Report

21 of us enjoyed the walk from Lubenham over the fields towards Foxton top car park, along the canal and back via Papillon Hall Farm and Marston Trussel. Our thanks to Eddie and Edith for another uneventful walk – our walks are becoming so boring!! Bruce White

Sunday Lunch

Singles Sunday Lunch Group 2 – August

Singles Sunday Lunch Groups On Sunday 5th August, 12 members of Group 2 met at The Bull’s Head in Clipston.   I think that we all thoroughly enjoyed our lunch, which was from an extensive menu.  We all expressed our surprise at the quantity and the quality of the food  we were served.  I don’t think […]

Papercrafting and More – August

We are a very friendly group that meet on the first and third Friday mornings of each month, 10-12.  We all share our skills and make cards, boxes, decorations, jewellery and have a lot fun doing so.  In the past couple of months we have painted slate coasters with canal barge type images together with […]

Cards

Card Craft 2 – August

After two most enjoyable sessions in July, one making box cards and the other trying our hand at folk painting, we are now taking a break until September 6th. We shall resume as usual on the first and third Thursday mornings in the month in St. Nicholas Church Upper Room. Vivian Hammond

NHS

Society Today – have your say – August

  “How  can we and should we try to ensure that the NHS is properly funded?” Our group discussed the problems very carefully. Suggestions for progress: 1  Raising age of contributions from all members. 2  By charging even more for prescriptions. 3  Charging for food in hospitals. 4  By ring-fencing cost on medical research. 5  […]

cello scroll

Music Appreciation (Tuesday) – August

We meet on the third Tuesday of each month at 5 Holdenby Close, MH, at 10am. In July Peter presented the programme  based around music played at the recent Promenade Concert to mark the ‘40th Anniversary of the BBC Young Musician of the Year’ competition. All the soloists had been competitors in the event at […]

Architecture – August

We meet on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 2.00pm in the Lounge at the Congregational Church.    Our next meeting will be on Tuesday 28 August when Colin will talk to us about some of the recent RIBA Architectural Design Awards for New Buildings in 2017/18. We will then vote on our own favourites. […]

German conversation – August

Holiday season again for many but few of us would be excited at the prospect of an aircraft meal nowadays;those hard rolls,curry with unidentifiable meat and claggy puddings in plastic pots.But in Germany an on-line supermarket is convinced there is a market for them and has joined forces with Lufthansa to start home deliveries.The best […]

SLU3A Ladies Choir – August

SLU3A Ladies Choir We are still on our summer break but we will be restarting our meetings in September. These will be on the 11th and 25th at 10.30 am. I hope you are all enjoying the beautiful weather even if it does get too hot at times. Joy Swallow tel: 01858 462368