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Walking (All Day) – August meeting

The next walk, which will be led by Ian and Sharon Webb, is on Thursday, 25th August.  The walk is from Brigstock in Northamptonshire and will be approximately 8.75 miles long with minimal stiles and a pub stop in Stanion.  The walk will start from the front of The Olde Three Cocks pub on the […]

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Walking (All Day) – July meeting

During our July walk we visited these picturesque villages in Rutland:  Ayston,  Ridlington (coffee break),  Belton (lunch at the Sun pub) and Wardley.  With one exception, the visit to Wardley was a first for the whole party.        Here we all are enjoying our refreshment stop:  

Singles Sunday Lunch (No 1) – July meeting

On Sunday, 24th July, eight members of Group 1 of the Singles Sunday Lunch Groups, met for Sunday lunch at The White Horse Inn in Stoke Albany.  This was a new venue for most of the Group but the atmosphere was excellent and the food really delicious.  A good time was enjoyed by all present. […]

Be a Meeter and Greeter!

Meeters & Greeters Our lovely Meeters and Greeters are on duty at our monthly general meetings to make sure everyone finds what they need; be it a coffee, a seat or maybe information on joining SLU3A or one of the interest groups.  This is a very important role, one which extends the hand of friendship […]

Aylestone Quilters Exhibition

Our quilty friends at Aylestone Quilters are staging an exhibition at the Baptist Church, Dorset Avenue, South Wigston on Friday and Saturday, 12th and 13th August, 2016.  Do go along and have a look at all the lovely work on display – click here for more details:  Aylestone Quilters exhibition 2016 All profits go to […]

Group Co-ordinators’ Report – August

We’re getting closer to being able to offer Italian For Beginners and if you’d like to be in at the start do please let us know.  Singing For Fun are resting their vocal chords over the summer, starting up again on Friday, 9th September, when new singers (and/or musicians) will be most welcome.  Finally, an […]

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Walking (Half Day – Thursday) – August meeting

Our next walk is on Thursday, 18th August, starting at 10am from Arthingworth.  The walk will cover about 5 miles and should finish by 12.30pm.  Directions from Market Harborough are A508 south, turning left for the village just before Kelmarsh.  The meeting point is St Andrew’s Church, Arthingworth.  Peter Devine will be leading this month […]

Card Craft (No 2) – July & August meetings

In July we made a London scene box card courtesy of Jill.  Thank you so much.  Then on the 21st, having relocated to Carolyn’s home, we had a fun morning making suitcase gift boxes and wandering round her lovely garden drinking coffee.  Thanks go to her and her husband for their hospitality. In August there […]

Walking (Half Day – Tuesday) – August Walk

The next walk on Tuesday, 2nd August, will be a woodland walk and is 5+ miles.  Please meet and park near St Peter’s Church in Lowick, NN14 3BH.  The walk will start at 10.15am and we will walk through part of the village of Lowick and across grass fields to Sudborough.  Then its into the […]

Patchwork & Quilting (No 1) – July meetings

This month saw a very laid back attitude from us all, and with the holiday season in full swing, our lovely group is quite depleted this month.  We enjoyed another Trapunto workshop at our first meeting of the month and a ‘do your own thing’ was scheduled at our second meeting.  But no matter, for […]