The Treasury Team – October ramblings

‘Selling like hot cakes’ barely describes the rush to acquire U3A year 2018 slimline diaries!  Buy now or make a reservation a bit quick whilst (genuinely) limited stocks are available.  Ring or contact Margaret or David as soon as you can. Here is the first nudge in the year 2018/2019 subscription jamboree.  Make a note […]

Walking (All Day) – October meeting

The next walk, which will be led by Ian and Sharon Webb, will be on 26th October starting at 10am from the front of the church in Main Street, Kimcote.  Directions to the start: take the A4304 through the villages to North Kilworth.  After leaving the village take the first turn on the right, signposted […]

Papercraft and More

A small friendly group of crafters meet regularly twice a month on the 1st and 3rd Fridays, from 10-12, and we have started making things for Christmas.  We made an iris folded card and look forward to making a Santa-based one next time.  Paper snowflakes are also planned for November and one of the members […]

Art History – October & November meetings

A change of plan for the November meeting.  As we are now watching a DVD of Bauhaus in October, for the November meeting we shall watch ‘Encounters: The Meeting of Asia and Europe 1500 – 1800’.  Linda Carruthers.

Music Appreciation (Tuesday) – September meeting

We meet on the third Tuesday of each month at 10am.  In September, Graham and Joy presented the programme of music.  We began the morning with ‘Cum Sancto’ from Petite Messe Solennelle by Rossini.  We then listened to the Andante movements from Beethoven and Tchaikovsky’s Fifth Symphonies.  These were followed by the Adagio from Rachmaninov’s […]

Architecture – October meeting

We meet on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 2pm in the Lounge at the Congregational Church.  Our next meeting is on Tuesday 24th October when Trish and Geoff will talk about ‘Landmark Trust Properties and their Refurbishment’.  We will also be talking about the programme for 2018.  New members are always very welcome.  […]

Walking (Half Day – Wednesday) – October & November meetings

The October walk is on Wednesday 11th and will be led by Alec and Carol, commencing from the Horse and Jockey pub in Manton.  Manton is off the A6003 Uppingham to Oakham road.  The walk is circa 5.5 miles and goes to the village of Brooke and passes where the lost village of Martinsthorpe once […]

Music Appreciation (Friday) – September & October meetings

At our September meeting we listened to a varied selection of musical styles ranging from a chamber work by Anton Arensky, a pupil of Tchaikovsky, to a suite for violin and piano by Erich Korngold, written long before he moved to Hollywood and the colourful Warner Brothers historical extravagances.  On the way, we dipped into […]