Walking (Half Day – Thursday) – September meeting

Our next walk is on Thursday, 15th September, starting at 10am.  It will be from Welham to The Caudle and Thorpe Langton and the meeting point is the roadside outside the Church, near Weston Road.  The walk will cover about five miles and we plan to finish by 12.30pm.  Travelling from Market Harborough, Welham can […]

Singles Sunday Lunch (No 3) – August meeting

Owing to illness and holidays, only five members of Group 3 of the Singles Sunday Lunch Group got together for lunch on Sunday, 21st August.  Despite the small number they all enjoyed a delicious lunch at The Three Swans in Market Harborough with much stimulating conversation.  If you would like more information on this Group, […]

Local History – August meeting

On the afternoon of Tuesday, 16th August, thirty members of the Local History Group enjoyed an afternoon exploring the Holy Trinity Church in Rothwell, plus hearing a very informative talk by Bryan Doughty.  This beautiful Church has one of the finest crypts in the country, filled with bones and skulls (not for the fainthearted).  The […]

Scrabble for Fun – September meetings

Our meetings in September are on Wednesdays the 14th and 28th September at 10am and we meet in the Upper Room, St Nicholas Church, Little Bowden.  New members are welcome.  Betty Hudspith.

The Treasury Team – September ramblings

News from the Treasury Team   Our U3A 2017 Slimline diaries selling at £2 are flying off the shelves at an alarming rate, alarming that is for the many members whose diary reliance is paramount, but excellent news for the forever-good-humoured cash-orientated treasurer!  If you would like to make a reservation or a purchase, please […]

Society Today – August meeting

This session tackled an immense problem of our time, nearly as worrying as climate change.  The problem is the pollution of the oceans mainly by plastic waste and Val Murton presented the topic very clearly and carefully.  Certain Asian countries seemed to be the main offenders but all countries seem to indulge in dumping, except […]

Patchwork & Quilting (No 1) – August meetings & NEC

In August we were smack bang in the middle of the holiday season, so those of us who were around to come along to our meetings just busied ourselves with our own projects.  There was one highlight in August however, and that was the International Festival of Quilts at the NEC.  Some of us went […]

Bird Watching (Monday) – September meeting

We are a local (within one hour’s drive of Market Harborough) birdwatching group who try to help each other improve our identification skills and which beginners are very welcome to join.  Our 2016 annual species list stands at 89 so far but we hope to add to that when we visit Rutland Water on 19th […]

Aylestone Quilters Exhibition

Edith and I went along to Aylestone Quilters Exhibition as we both had a number of items of our work on display there.  It was a lovely show, with plenty of quilts to see, a raffle, tombola and guess the parrot’s name and, for those needing refreshment, lovely bacon sarnies, delicious homemade cakes and much […]