Wine Tasting – July meeting

Wines from New Zealand have become increasingly popular over the last twenty years, particularly Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Noir, despite being a little more expensive than similar Old and New World wines.  There is a good selection available in Market Harborough and by mail order, designed to appeal to popular tastes and budgets.  However in […]

SLU3A Singers – September meeting

Our choir meets on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month from 10.30am to 12 noon, recommencing after our summer break on September 12th.  Please note the 10.30am start.  We are going to be rehearsing a short work called ‘Ho Ho Horatio’ which I am sure we will all enjoy.  Joy Swallow.

Cycling – July & September meetings

Once again we had good weather for the July ride.  Our thanks to June and Pete for organising the ride, including their historical information.  The next ride is on Friday, 1st September.  Please meet at The Royal Oak in Naseby at 10.30 am.  Peter Devine is leading this ride and can be contacted on 01858 […]


Has the summer made you feel happy?  Let’s hope so but, if not, smiling is one of the most efficient ways to cheer yourself up as well as producing numerous health benefits such as lowered blood pressure and reduced levels of stress hormones.  It is ‘evolutionarily contagious’ – when you smile people almost always smile […]

Exercise & Keep Fit (No 2)

We are currently on holiday but will recommence on Thursday, September 7th.  We meet between 4 and 5pm on Thursday afternoons and new members are always welcome.  Please contact me for further details.  Anne Goldsmith.

Exercise & Keep Fit (No 1)

We are a friendly group meeting on Monday mornings between 9.30 and 10.30 am.  As the 28th August is a Bank Holiday, we do not meet on that day but we will recommence on Monday, September 4th.  If you are interested in joining us do please contact me for further details.  Anne Goldsmith.

Golf (Men)

In 2001, four members, the late John Humphries, Martin Thom, David Thake and David Corbett decided to set up a golf group within SLU3A to play at Kibworth Springs Golf Centre.  On Wednesday, 5th August, David Corbett celebrated his 90th birthday with twenty-five members of the now thirty-two-strong golf group with a lunch party in […]

Card Craft (No 1)

At the time of writing it is wet and miserable, so hoping the sun comes back to shine on us.  Our group had a lovely time this month for our first meeting in St Nicholas Church upper room.  Jane demonstrated a stamped tea cake card and beautiful baby block cards, thank you Jane for taking […]

Relaxation for Life – September meetings

We will not be meeting in August but begin again in September.  The dates for September are the 12th and the 26th, and we meet on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month from 10-12 noon.  Anyone interested in joining do please contact me.  Susanne Trevorrow.

Book Club

‘Restoration’ by Rose Tremain. Robert Merivel is persuaded to become husband – in name only – to one of King Charles’ mistresses.  He falls from grace when he falls in love with his wife and forfeits both home and status.  He finds work in a Quaker Bedlam and the trials and setbacks he meets with […]