Music Appreciation (Tuesday) – June & August meetings

We meet on the third Tuesday of each month at 10am.  In June, Amanda presented the programme of music.  We began with ‘Sinfonie’ by Giovanni Pergolese (1710-1736).  After coffee we listened to ‘Ballade’ by Eugene Ysaye (1858-1931) featuring the violinist David le Page who leads the Harborough Collective.  We finished with the ever popular ‘Symphony […]

Architecture – July & August meetings

We meet on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 2pm in the Lounge at the Congregational Church.  In July we spent a fascinating afternoon with Colin and Dudley looking at architecture in London under the enigmatic title ‘London Unrealised and Exhausted’.  Colin talked to us about some of the great projects to develop areas […]

French (Beyond Beginners)

Our friendly group meets on Monday mornings at 9.30 in the Bowden Room.  We have been learning French for two years, and now currently have vacancies for anyone with some knowledge of the French basics who would like to join us.  Judy Starr.

Card Craft (No 2) – September meeting

Having been busy in July making camera, monster and seaside cards, we are now taking a break until September 7th, when we shall resume as usual on the first and third Thursday morning in the month, at St. Nicholas Church.  Vivian Hammond & Carolyn Youdan.

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Volunteers needed to listen to children read

Can you spare an hour or two a week to listen to children read in a local primary school?  Schoolreaders is launching into Leicestershire in September and is looking for volunteers to carry out this important role.  Reading time for many children at home and at school is often insufficient and one in four children […]

Walking (Half Day – Thursday) – August meeting

Our next walk is on 17th August and the leaders are Denise and Mike Smith.  It will be from Wistow Rural Centre to Kilby, Newton Harcourt, St Wistan’s Church and Wistow Hall, and will cover about 4.5 miles.  The start time is 10am and we should finish by 12.30 pm.  The meeting point is the walkers’ car […]

Aspects of History – September meeting

We have a break in August but will be back in September.  Topic tba.  Why not come along on a regular or occasional basis?  We next meet at 2.30pm, on Thursday 28th September at St Nicholas Church, Little Bowden.  Ernie Parsons.

Wine Tasting – July meeting

Wines from New Zealand have become increasingly popular over the last twenty years, particularly Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Noir, despite being a little more expensive than similar Old and New World wines.  There is a good selection available in Market Harborough and by mail order, designed to appeal to popular tastes and budgets.  However in […]

SLU3A Singers – September meeting

Our choir meets on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month from 10.30am to 12 noon, recommencing after our summer break on September 12th.  Please note the 10.30am start.  We are going to be rehearsing a short work called ‘Ho Ho Horatio’ which I am sure we will all enjoy.  Joy Swallow.

Cycling – July & September meetings

Once again we had good weather for the July ride.  Our thanks to June and Pete for organising the ride, including their historical information.  The next ride is on Friday, 1st September.  Please meet at The Royal Oak in Naseby at 10.30 am.  Peter Devine is leading this ride and can be contacted on 01858 […]