Relaxation for Life

The dates for January are the 10th and the 24th from 10-12 noon.  New members are always welcome and if you are feeling stressed after a busy Christmas this is the place to go.  Do please contact me if you’re interested in joining us.  Susanne Trevorrow.

Railway Exploration – January meeting

The Railway Exploration group meets monthly at 10.30am on the third Wednesday at the Bowling Club on Kettering Road, Market Harborough.  At our next meeting on January 18th we shall start our new project: the history and all things connected with the Harborough to Northampton railway –  now the Brampton Valley Way.  New members are […]

Walking (Half Day – Wednesday) – January meeting

The January walk will take place on Wednesday, January 11th and will commence from the Stags Head public house at Maidwell.  The walk is circa 5.5 miles and our normal 10am start applies.  We have been in contact with Rob (Landlord of the Stags Head) who says that anyone using the facilities after the walk […]

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Play Reading (Modern) – January meeting

Our next meeting takes place on January 17th, when Alan Ayckbourn’s ‘Relatively Speaking’ will be chasing away winter’s gloom.  Young Philip has fallen head over heels in love with Ginny and can’t wait to tie the knot.  When Ginny goes away for the weekend, ostensibly out of filial devotion, Philip, who by chance has discovered […]

Music Appreciation (Tuesday) – December meeting

In December at our Christmas meeting members played a piece of their own choice.  During the morning we heard ‘Prelude and De Teum’ by Charpentier; ‘Slavonic Dances’ by Tchaikovsky; ‘Danse Macabre’ by Saint-Saens; ‘Can-Can’ from ‘Orpheus in the Underworld’ by Offenbach; ‘In the Bleak Midwinter’ sung by Bryn Terfel; ‘Mephisto Waltz No 1’ by Liszt; […]

Architecture – January meeting

We meet on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 2pm in the Lounge at the Congregational Church.  Our next meeting is on Tuesday, 24th January 2017 when Michael will give a talk entitled ‘The Unexpected Architecture of the Baltic Region’.  We have agreed a complete programme of talks for 2017 and the list will […]

Mike’s Monthly Musings – January

Jazz Critics/Reviewers How do we choose the records that we buy, especially in terms of new releases?  Well of course we can sample the sounds over the internet, or from the radio, iTunes or Spotify, though often the samples are of limited duration.  But they may be enough to wet our appetite and allow us […]

New Members’ Coffee Morning

Two or three times a year the SLU3A holds an event specially designed for new members. Your committee is inviting members who have joined us during the last five or six months to join us for morning coffee on Friday, 20th January 2017, at the Angel Hotel, High Street, Market Harborough. This is a really […]

The Treasury Team – January ramblings

A recurring theme emerges when we look back at our Newsletter Notes for the early part of each of the last sixteen years.  We are sure you will not be surprised or alarmed to learn that The Treasurer is now astride his favourite horse ‘Perpetual’, meaning that preparations are already underway leading towards the collection […]