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Creative Writing for Fun – May

Topics on which to write 500 – 600 words May 25th              “I step out into the bustle of the street leaving the sanctuary of the small hotel” June 29th            Talk/ guidance by local author Louise Jenson – Joint with MH group (venue as usual) Louise has sold approaching 1 million books. New members welcome […]

Digital Photography – May

The subjects for upcoming meetings are: May 18th                    ‘Judgement Day’. Our photos to be assessed by a competition judge (but not a competition) June 15th                    Joint meeting with MH – a return visit by Glen Tillyard. Venue Bath Road. July 20th                    ‘Sport’.   Short member waiting list but do please enquire. Chris […]

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Walking (Half Day – Tuesday) – May Meeting

The next walk on Tuesday 1st May is from The Bradgate Arms pub at Cropston. LE7 7HG. Please meet at  10.00 am at The Bradgate Arms to order food. The walk will start at 10.15 am. We will walk into Bradgate Park, go past Lady Jane Grey’s Ruin looking for the herds of  Red and Fallow deer. Then we will […]

SLU3A Singers – May

The concert last month was a great success and we were all very pleased with the results of our hard work. The feedback from the audience was very encouraging. At the end of May we will be performing Hip Hip Horatio for the Wednesday Fellowship Group at Kibworth Methodist Church. We look forward to this […]

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Walking (All Day) – May

The next walk, which will be led by Kevin Millard, will be on 31st May starting from the large layby on the right hand side of the B6047 Melton Road between Twyford and Thorpe Satchville, just before the 1st countdown marker into Thorpe Satchville (Approx. 35-40 minutes from MH).  The walk will take in Burrough […]

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From Our Chairman

This being my last opportunity to address all the members as Chairman of the association, I thought that I would like to say a very big thank you to everybody for the support, help and participation that the membership has given to the association. When I took the position over three years ago, I had […]

Cycling – May/June

Fourteen members enjoyed the April cycle ride which started and finished at The Samuel Pepys Inn at Slipton. The June cycle ride on Friday 1 June will be the one which had to be cancelled in March owing to snow. Graham and Joy will lead this ride which starts and finishes at The Cherry Tree […]

Local History – May

We enjoyed a fascinating talk on Mercian Leicestershire given by Peter Liddle.  He is an excellent speaker and we will be inviting him back in 2019. On Tuesday 15 May, we look forward to welcoming Bob Trubshaw, giving us an insight into little-known Leicestershire and Rutland – sounds intriguing! A second community minibus has been […]

SLU3A Bird Watching

April outing report

At last! Some glorious sunshine for our birding. Some said that was too hot! We were at the Rutland Water Egleton reserve on the hottest April day since 1949!! The birding was pretty hot too with Group year firsts of American Wigeon, Osprey,  Avocet, Turnstone, Bar-tailed Godwit, Redshank, Common Sandpiper, Mediterranean Gull, Little Gull, Common […]

Wednesday Half Day Walking – May

May’s walk is on the 9th from Burton Overy and will be lead by Ian and Sharon. Please park carefully around the village and meet at The Bell for a 10.00 a.m. start. Bruce White