Singles Sunday Lunch (No 3) – October meeting

On Sunday, 16th October, we were introduced to The Hare pub in Loddington by one of the members of the Group 3 lunch group.  It was the first time here for most of us (and a few had difficulty in finding it) but what a gem it was.  A beautiful building, a lovely atmosphere and […]

Patchwork & Quilting (No 1) – October meetings

October saw us tackle piped binding in a workshop run by Chris.  It’s an easy technique and looks so effective that some of us are going to use it when finishing off our next quilt!  Chris will run another piped binding workshop next year for anyone who missed this one.  Another feature this month was […]

Walking (Half Day – Tuesday) – November Walk

The next walk on Tuesday, 1st  November, is from The Queens Head at Saddington.  The walk is across undulating fields with good views of Saddington reservoir, along the canal and a short stretch of road.  There are some stiles and probably some mud!  Please meet at 10am to order food and the walk will start at […]

Annual Open Morning

On Monday, 10th October, SLU3A held the annual Open Morning.  There was a lovely ‘buzz’ in the air, with many group leaders on hand to chat about their group’s activities over the past year and their plans for the coming one.  Old interests could be rekindled and new ones followed up as members met old friends, […]

Sunday Lunch

Singles Sunday Lunch (No 2) – October meeting

A wonderfully cosy and intimate lunch was enjoyed by seven members of Group 2 on Sunday, 2nd October.  They had met at the Cherry Tree pub in Market Harborough, and, as usual in this pub, the lunch served was tasty and of very good value.  Everyone thoroughly enjoyed their time together and are now looking […]

Science and Technology – November meeting

The final talk of our ninth year of this group will take place on Wednesday, 23rd November in the Langton Room at 2pm.  Ian Storey will be presenting a talk entitled ‘Fighting a Losing Battle’.  Ian has not disclosed any information about his subject so you will have to attend to find out more.  There […]

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Discovering Poetry (Friday) – November & December meetings

We read a range of ‘Gardening’ poems in October, and will be seasonally topical in November when our subject will be ‘Autumn’.  Then in December, we shall consider different poems on ‘Entertainment’.  We meet on the first Friday of the month in the Bowden Room at 10am.  Jill Hart.

Art History – November & December meetings

At our next meeting on 7th November we will be watching a video by Brian Sewell on the subject of Hieronymus Bosch.  At our meeting on 5th December we will watch a DVD about Caravaggio, kindly lent by one of our members, followed by discussion.  Linda Carruthers.

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Creative Writing for Fun – November meeting

Usually we meet on the last Friday of the month, 2-4pm at St. Nicholas Church, Little Bowden.  It’s a friendly group with varying degrees of skill, from beginners to the very experienced, and new members are always welcome.  Each month we read out our 500-600 word pieces and agree on a title for the following […]

Visit the Charles Rennie Mackintosh house

On the afternoon of Tuesday 18th October, some members of the Local History Group will be visiting the Charles Rennie Mackintosh House at 78 Derngate, Northampton.  We shall be leaving Market Harborough at 1pm (from outside the Market Hall), returning from Northampton at approx. 4.15 pm.  There are a few seats left for this trip […]