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Walking (All Day) – July meeting

The next walk, which will be led by Bruce White, is on 28th July.  The walk will be approximately 8.5 miles starting from the layby (after the built up area), on Leicester Road (Turn left at T-junction at end of B664) in Uppingham.  There will be the usual picnic lunch followed by a pub stop […]

Learn Italian with the Adult Learning Service

I am a keen member of two U3A language groups, French and Spanish, but currently there is no Italian beginners’ group in SLU3A.  However, this year Leicestershire Adult Learning Service is offering a class in Italian for absolute beginners on Wednesday mornings and also a second year group on Wednesday afternoons, beginning in September.  The […]

Groups Co-ordinators & Administrators Workshop

June saw the annual group organisers’ workshop held at the Angel Hotel.  Nearly all our groups were represented and some time was spent deciding what was good about our groups, how they were organised and offering ideas on good practice, whilst at the same time considering ways and means of how things could be improved. […]

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Creative Writing for Fun – July meeting

Our next meeting is on 29th July when we have a slightly different challenge.  As well as reading pieces inspired by the title “Fashion”, we are also challenged to write a complete story in exactly 50 words – on any subject.  Good luck!

Transport Group – August meeting

Our August meeting will take place on the 3rd of August, when John Crow will be showing the film “Learning to Steam”.  This film describes all you need to know about how to drive a Steam Locomotive.  New members are always welcome, contact me for details.  Michael Milsom.

Science and Technology – July meeting

Our next meeting will take place on Wednesday, 27th July, in the Langton Room at 2pm when Peter Ellement will present a talk entitled “One hundred and eighteen elements and the Periodic Table”.  This talk will be of special interest to those members who are avid watchers of “Pointless” on BBC1.  New members are always […]

Belleplates (handbells)

We finish on July 13th for our summer break and start again in September.  Keep checking back for the date.  Pam Duffin.

Photography (Digital)

Topics and dates for the rest of the year are as follows:  July 15th Landscapes;  August 19th Fruit, vegetables and/or flowers;  September 16th Architecture;  October 21st Close – ups/macros; November 18th Mist/fog;  and December 16th is our Social Lunch.  Chris Mosley.

Bird Watching (Thursday) – June meeting

There was no doubt about June’s highlight for everyone at Titchmarsh – a cuckoo!  There was the usual (for this time of year) supporting cast of sedge, reed, willow, garden and cetti’s warblers, chiffchaff, whitethroat and blackcap.  July’s outing is on the 21st, contact me for details.  Bruce White.