We are still using our Italian for travelling, buying and asking for things in shops,cafes and restaurants. On the 4th December we are all going to the Italian deli in Harborough and treating ourselves to coffee and Italian pastries. Unfortunately the only Italian speaker has left the shop which is unfortunate but we are looking […]
Last month at Pitsford Water we finally got a decent morning of weather and birds! Amongst all the wildfowl a solitary green sandpiper was spotted and in the woods a great spotted woodpecker. Perhaps the biggest surprise of all, and never before seen by any of us, was what can only be described as a […]
Eucalyptus by Murray Ball. Holland transforms the sun-bleached land around his home into a dappled forest comprising hundreds of individual species of Eucalyptus trees. He declares that only the man who can identify each tree correctly will be allowed to marry his daughter. This novel is well written and the narrative is both mysterious and […]
We are rounding off the year with a number of concert performances in the local area and at our own U3A December event. We’re then taking a break and will reconvene on 9th January next year for more ukulele fun. David Evans
Our next meeting is on November 19th at the Oathill pub. New members always welcome. Alec Hodgson.
Good news! A new Book Group will be starting on January 9th 2018. If you are interested in joining please ring Sharon Webb on 01858 440851. Sharon Webb & Rose Gale.
Terence Rattigan wrote ‘Separate Tables‘ in 1954, but more than sixty years later these two one-act plays still hit the mark. From between the lines of their wittily observed exchanges, the guests at a small residential hotel betray their fundamental loneliness. Join us if you can for the second play, ‘Table Number Seven’, on Tuesday […]
We are now approaching a busy period for the choir with only three more meetings before the concert on December 11th. Our rehearsal for this will be on December 5th. On December 1st we will again be singing at the Congregational Church for their Christmas Tree event as it is late night shopping. This is […]
Seventeen members turned out for the October ride at Grafham Water. This was our largest number riding this year. Many thanks to June and Pete for arranging this most enjoyable ride. The next ride will be our last for 2017. Please meet at The Crown, Tur Langton at 1030am on Friday 1st December. Hopefully, you […]
The dates for November are the 14th and the 28th, we will not be meeting in December. We start again on January the 9th and new members are always welcome. We meet on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month from 10-12noon. If you are interested do please contact me. Susanne Trevorrow.