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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

Membership Secretary

5th October 2021

I have now been able to obtain a small number of the 40th Anniversary u3a Diaries for 2022. These are available for purchase by the membership for £3.50 each, plus a further £1.00 to cover postage. The current membership now stands at 675, an increase of 34 from the previous month and I would like to […]

Group Enabler

5th October 2021

Louise Elsome

As summer holidays and outings come to an end and Autumn approaches, many of us are meeting up to enjoy u3a activities indoors as well as out. Although Zoom has been an asset during the past year and a half, nothing beats real social contact with others! Most venues have opened up now and everyone […]

From the Chair

5th October 2021

Helen Salisbury - Chair

It certainly feels as if life is beginning to return to normal with more groups meeting up and our first monthly meeting having taken place with plans afoot to trial hybrid meetings (working with Market harborough u3a) so that we can continue to meet with members in new ways.  Although I was on holiday at […]

Speaker coordinator

5th October 2021

Liz Brett

Lovely to welcome back more than 80 members to the Jubilee Hall for our September Monthly Meeting; our first face to face get-together in 18 months. Popular speaker, Bruce White, delighted us with his talk on the Spring and Summer of a Birder’s Year. Thanks Bruce, for sharing your knowledge and the beautiful photos. October’s […]

Quiz Evening Returning

4th October 2021

  The slu3a Quiz Evening will be back in business from 7:30, October 27th 2021. The other quizzes will follow on the last Weds of the month *.England football fixtures have been meticulously checked and there are NO clashes of interest. I can’t speak for Champions League fixtures! If you are a member of the group you do […]

Network Zoom Quiz

1st October 2021

Leicestershire and Rutland Network of u3as  and Northamptonshire Network of u3as  are putting on “The Network Zoom Autumn Quiz 2021” All u3a members in Leicestershire, orthamptonshire and Rutland are invited to take part on Thursday 18th November 2021,  starting at 7.00pm (aiming to finish around 8.45-9.00pm, including a break. Registratioin opens on Monday 4th October […]

2022 u3a Diaries

16th September 2021

I now have a small number of 2022 u3a Diaries for sale at a price of £3.50, plus £1.00 to cover postage. They can be purchased either by forwarding a cheque to me at 11 Austins Close, Market Harborough, Leics. LE16 9BJ or by debit/credit card by contacting me on 01858 440851. Your mobile telephone […]

Group Enabler 

7th September 2021

Louise Elsome

With almost all our groups resuming in September, it will be a busy month and, in addition, Group Leaders have been updating their membership lists in preparation for the formation of Harborough Welland u3a at the beginning of next year. With the lifting of restrictions it’s now up to individual members to take responsibility for […]

From the Chair

7th September 2021

HelenSalisbury

 When I am out and about, members ask me how the setting up of the new Harborough Welland u3a is going.  The answer is ‘very well.   It’s on course!’  When you read this, the Steering Group will have met three times and hopefully the new constitution will have been signed by everyone on it.  It is […]

Speaker Coordinator

7th September 2021

Liz Brett

Many thanks to Phil Aldridge for his fascinating talk on ‘The Golden Number’ at our August meeting. It was intriguing to learn how this number appears in so many areas of life! We have enjoyed some interesting Zoom talks over the past year. However, from September we will be back in the Jubilee Hall when […]

Membership Secretary

7th September 2021

 The current membership now stands at 641, an increase of 8 from the previous month and I would like to take this opportunity to thank you all for your support.  I am delighted to welcome a further 3 new members and 5 returning members, who joined us over the last month.  The new members are Eileen Bradley, Linda […]

Port Sunlight Trip

24th August 2021

PORT SUNLIGHT FRIDAY 8 OCTOBER 2021   Originally built by William Lever for the workers of the nearby soap factory. He had a strong sense of social responsibility and created a village with open spaces, an uplifting place to live and work. Port Sunlight is now home to 2000 residents, an award winning Museum, an […]

Upcoming Events

  1. Christine Green – Working for Auntie

    Mon November 8: 10:30 am - 11:30 am
  2. Thursford Christmas Spectacular

    Wed November 24: 8:30 am - 8:00 pm