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You can use this website to find out about and participate in the wide range of programmes and activities that we offer. Our mission is to make lifelong learning and the enjoyment of leisure time and recreational activities, through the experience of SLU3A, a reality for all members.

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News and Views

Kevin’s Catch Phrase quiz

6th August 2020

Here is Kevin’s last picture quiz. You can download it as a pdf here. The answers will be available later in August.

From the Chair

5th August 2020

Helen Salisbury - Chair

We may be emerging slowly from lockdown but it has been a busy month for various Committee members.  Dave Martin is now in post as Secretary and getting to grips with the workings of SLU3A.  Liz Brett has taken over the role as Speaker Coordinator, as Pat Brafield prepares to step down as a Trustee.  […]

Membership secretary

5th August 2020

Now that the Membership Renewal Period has been completed, I am looking forward to and preparing for the AGM in September. It is with great regret that I have to advise of the death of a long standing member of 15 years of the SLU3A, Mrs Rosemary Gill.  Prior to her illness she was an […]

Group enabler

5th August 2020

Louise Elsome

Since last month some of our groups have been able to venture outdoors in small gatherings to enjoy various activities together. I would like to thank the Group Leaders who have taken these first steps as this has involved additional planning to ensure everyone’s safety. Groups which have already started up again and those who […]

U3A Covid Advice July 2020

15th July 2020

U3A Logo

Here is the latest Covid-19 advice from National U3A https://slu3a.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/Covid19AdviceJuly.pdf

Second Virtual General Meeting

13th July 2020

Our July talk was presented by Bruce White on the subject of Welland Valley Wildlife. You can watch it here.

Walking breaks we have enjoyed

11th July 2020

Bruce has put together  some photos from past walking breaks.

Kevin’s Garden Quiz

11th July 2020

Here is Kevin’s lastest quiz.  You will find the answers here.

Membership Secretary

10th July 2020

The Days of Grace during which a Member can still pay their Membership Subscription has now expired. In respect of anyone who did not pay, their membership has now expired and they can no longer be involved in any activity organised by the SLU3A or by a Group within the SLU3A. Many thanks to all the […]

The Committee has a new Secretary!

3rd July 2020

As you may have read in Helen’s message From the Chair this month, We are pleased to be able to report that David Martin has agreed to take on the role of Secretary to the committee. David has written the following article to introduce himself: I moved from Doncaster to Market Harborough with Ann, my […]

From the Chair

3rd July 2020


Despite the implications affecting us all of lockdown, it has been a time of embracing new opportunities for SLU3A.  I was delighted that 51 participants logged on to our first, streamed, monthly meeting (probably 70 members in total with couples): it was way beyond our realistic expectations!  So, thank you, for trying out the technology and […]

Group Enabler

3rd July 2020

Louise Elsome

Although conventional group meetings are on hold for the time being, there are a few groups meeting regularly and there has been an increase in demand for the use of our Zoom account. There are still a few available slots in the week so it’s not too late to organise a get-together with group members; […]