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Discovering Poetry (Friday) – July & August meetings

Having enjoyed ‘warm’ poems in June, we will celebrate the 4th July with poems connected in some way to America – I’m sure we will find our usual eclectic mix!  Then having celebrated all things American in July, we will be walking down memory lane, with ‘Nostalgia’, in August.  We meet on the first Friday […]

SLU3A Singers – June meeting

We will be meeting on June 13th at 10.15am for the last time before our summer break.  We feel that we have had a successful year, particularly enjoying singing ‘Noah and his Floating Zoo’ at the AGM.  We are very grateful to all the people who said how much they enjoyed the performance.  Any ladies […]

Cycling – July meeting

Our thanks to John (T) for leading the May ride enjoyed by sixteen members.  Unfortunately, June had an argument with a protruding branch on the canal towpath and had to withdraw to the safety of the pub but was able to join all of us for lunch.  The next ride is on Friday, 7th July. […]

Walking (Strollers) – July meeting

First, thank you to Andrea for the woodland walk and for showing us the lovely village of Brigstock, then thanks to Pat for our visit to Newton, a very old dovecote, wild flower meadow and a super meal at The Buttery, no one could resist the fabulous desserts.  On Friday, 14th July, we return to […]


Would you like to be understood all over the world?  A tall order, but researchers at the Max Planck Institute of Psycholinguistics recorded informal conversations and analysed the tapes for words that sounded like ‘Huh?’, discovering that all languages contain a version of it with the same meaning.  They describe it as a simple, minimal, […]

Railway Exploration – June meeting

The Railway Exploration group meets at 10.30am on the third Wednesday of the month at the Bowling Club on Kettering Road – with coffee available from 1015.  As usual, our next meeting on 21st June will present a number of eclectic topics for discussion and appreciation by the group.  New members are always welcome – […]

Transport – July meeting

The Transport group meets at the Little Bowden Bowling Club, Kettering Road, Market Harborough, on the first Wednesday of the month from 10am until noon.  The next meeting will take place on Wednesday, 5th of July, when Colin Ford will be presenting a talk entitled ‘The Origins of Railways’.  New members are always welcome.  Michael […]

Science and Technology – June meeting

Our next meeting will take place on Wednesday, 28th of June at 2pm.  This meeting will be a continuation of the previous month when members of the group were invited to talk for up to ten minutes on any scientific or technological subject.  New members are always welcome.  Michael Milsom.

Play Reading (Shakespeare) – June meeting

On Wednesday, 14th June, we will watch the final act of Cymbeline – a very interesting play.  Having finished reading all of Shakespeare’s plays, and as small numbers in our group present some problems, we will spend the rest of this meeting reviewing what we do.  So, if you are interested in Shakespeare’s plays, do […]