Welcome to the South Leicestershire U3A Website

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.

We have over 70 activity groups

Why not join one or more of them?

News and Views

Strictly  Ukuleles  Concert

12th October 2019

You are invited to a Charity Concert by the SLU3A’s Ukulele Group STRICTLY  UKULELEs  CONCERT 7.30 pm Friday 25th October, Methodist Church, Northampton Road (opp. Market Hall carpark) A musical celebration of Songs and Sing-a-long songs you know ! – a great evening’s entertainment ! All welcome      Admission is FREE     Refreshments in the interval Donations […]

Group Enabler

12th October 2019

Louise Elsome

Now that autumn is upon us, those groups which had a summer break are now meeting up again. All Group Leaders have been informed about a Group Leaders’ Workshop being held on Thursday 7th November in the Lounge at the Congregational Church at 10.30am; please let me know if you wish to attend as soon […]

From the Chair

12th October 2019

HelenSalisbury

Autumn seems to have crept up on us rapidly over the last couple of weeks.   That’s where the wide variety of groups offered by SLU3A really kicks in: not only sharing similar interests, maybe learning something new or simply making new friends!  We always welcome new ideas, too, and we’ll be there with a […]

Coffee, tea & biscuits

12th October 2019

COFFEE TEA & BISCUITS AT THE MONTHLY MEETING   Many thanks to Lesley , Angela , Sylvia and Carole for serving in September and for showing next months helpers the routine . Pleased to say that no cups or saucers were left on the hall floor and that I have the go ahead to order […]

Membership Secretary

6th October 2019

The U3A Diary for 2020 is now in stock and available for sale at very reasonable price of £3.25.  If you are interested in purchasing a diary please contact me either at the Monthly meetings or from October, at home. I note that currently less than 1 in 5 of the members have Gift Aided their Membership Contribution and most of those are New Members to the […]

Beginners Bridge – New Intake

10th September 2019

Would you like to learn how to play bridge? Our beginners group that meets every Friday afternoon at Little Bowden Bowls Club is starting a new intake on 20th December. Although bridge is a card game played in teams of 2 you do not need a partner to join the beginners sessions. No bridge experience […]

Christmas Lunch

6th September 2019

Hothorpe Hall

Dear All, Here are the details for this year’s Christmas Lunch which will be on Friday 13th December at Hothorpe Hall ,12 noon for 12.30pm. The cost remains the same as last year £26 per head. We have a tight reservation time-frame with Hothorpe so your kind attention to making a booking as soon as […]

COFFEE TEA & BISCUITS AT THE MONTHLY MEETING

6th September 2019

Many thanks to Linda , Christine , Liz , Melanie and a new lady member who’s name I forgot to write down , for serving and washing up , you must have enjoyed it as 3 of you have volunteered to do it again in November , many thanks . Pleased to report that 2 […]

Group Enabler

6th September 2019

Louise Elsome

2020 is certainly going to be a busy year! Mike Goldsmith’s 60s Project is planned for our October 2020 monthly meeting, which gives groups plenty time to plan and prepare. All Group Leaders have now been emailed with more details and will be sharing this with their members over the next few weeks. So far, […]

Membership Secretary

6th September 2019

I am delighted to welcome 13 new members, the largest number for several months, who have joined us in August. These include: –  Susan Clarke, Lesley Quinn, Pat Baron, Liz Wright, Sandra Barfield, Peter Craig, Susan Wellings, Leslie Wellings, Roger Armstrong, Barry Frenchman, Pat White and Peter White. I extend to them a very warm welcome […]

From the Chair

6th September 2019

HelenSalisbury

I am sure August was a busy month for many of you at this peak time of holidays and maybe catching up with family too.  In the meantime, your Committee continues to move things forward.  We are delighted to announce that we shall be making savings each month on the cost of our Newsletter: using […]

 U3A Summer School

25th August 2019

U3A Logo

It was with a mixture of excitement and trepidation that I arrived at Aston university for the National Summer school. It has been a long time since I stayed in student accomodation but was generally impressed with the organisation of the event and the conference centre which was to be our home for most activities. […]

Upcoming Events

  1. Commonwealth War Graves Commission

    Mon November 11: 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
  2. HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT

    Mon November 25
  3. Stratford upon Avon Victorian Christmas Market

    Fri December 6: 9:30 am - 5:45 pm
  4. U3A HOLIDAY 2020

    Mon 31st August 2020 - Fri 4th September 2020