At our May meeting we enjoyed the Grand Tour with Judith as we visited gardens from around the world and looked at how buildings and structures enhanced our appreciation of a garden. We visited too many places to name them all, but we travelled from Moorish Gardens at Alhambra to Landscape Gardens at Stowe; from […]
At our May meeting Amanda presented the programme of music. We began with a piece for violin ‘Passacaglia in G minor’ by Heinrich von Biber (1644-1706). The soloist was David Le Page who plays frequently in the Congregational Church in the regular concerts by the Harborough Collective. This was followed by ‘Olimpiade’ by Giovanni Pergolesi […]
Thanks first go to Alan Tuck for his work as Group Co-ordinator and welcome to Helen Salisbury who took over from him after last month’s AGM. News this month is that walking football is available in conjunction with Harborough Town Football Club, which sounds like fun without being too strenuous. Full details are available here […]
This month’s thoughts are triggered by a visit to the Fondation Maeght, a museum holding a stunning collection of modern art in the South of France. The great Duke Ellington once made a short film there in the early sixties, alongside Joan Miro, the marvellous Spanish artist and sculptor. But Duke also made a number […]
On Sunday, 5th June, nine members of SLU3A’s Sunday Singles Lunch Groups (No 2) met at the Shoulder of Mutton pub in Great Bowden. It was a beautiful day so the doors were flung open and the ambience was good. The meal (carvery) was very good and some of us indulged in very nice (but […]
On Sunday, 3rd April, eleven members of the Singles Sunday Lunch Groups (No 2) had lunch at Market Harborough Golf Club. We were seated on two round tables this time which made conversation so much easier. The lunch was excellent, the conversation and laughter flowed and a good time was had by all. […]
The Annual General Meeting in May, 2016, saw the successful adoption of reports from the chairman, treasurer and group enablers, acceptance of the accounts, and the election of the committee including new members Helen Salisbury, Sharon Webb and Robert Cook. It also saw the adoption of our new constitution, though not without important debate concerning […]
Please note that Will Gilding’s talk on the Arts and Crafts Movement in the Midlands will now take place on Tuesday 19th July in The Lounge, The Congregational Church, Bowden Lane, Market Harborough, between 2-4pm. If you would like any further information please do not hesitate to contact me. Jan Tilley.
Our next meeting is on 24th June when we will be reading pieces inspired by “Bend in the Road”. Good luck!
There is no meeting of the Art History group in June. We will be back as normal in July when we will feature a Leonardo da Vinci DVD.