Has the summer made you feel happy?  Let’s hope so but, if not, smiling is one of the most efficient ways to cheer yourself up as well as producing numerous health benefits such as lowered blood pressure and reduced levels of stress hormones.  It is ‘evolutionarily contagious’ – when you smile people almost always smile […]

Exercise & Keep Fit (No 2)

We are currently on holiday but will recommence on Thursday, September 7th.  We meet between 4 and 5pm on Thursday afternoons and new members are always welcome.  Please contact me for further details.  Anne Goldsmith.

Exercise & Keep Fit (No 1)

We are a friendly group meeting on Monday mornings between 9.30 and 10.30 am.  As the 28th August is a Bank Holiday, we do not meet on that day but we will recommence on Monday, September 4th.  If you are interested in joining us do please contact me for further details.  Anne Goldsmith.

Golf (Men)

In 2001, four members, the late John Humphries, Martin Thom, David Thake and David Corbett decided to set up a golf group within SLU3A to play at Kibworth Springs Golf Centre.  On Wednesday, 5th August, David Corbett celebrated his 90th birthday with twenty-five members of the now thirty-two-strong golf group with a lunch party in […]

Card Craft (No 1)

At the time of writing it is wet and miserable, so hoping the sun comes back to shine on us.  Our group had a lovely time this month for our first meeting in St Nicholas Church upper room.  Jane demonstrated a stamped tea cake card and beautiful baby block cards, thank you Jane for taking […]

Relaxation for Life – September meetings

We will not be meeting in August but begin again in September.  The dates for September are the 12th and the 26th, and we meet on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month from 10-12 noon.  Anyone interested in joining do please contact me.  Susanne Trevorrow.

Book Club

‘Restoration’ by Rose Tremain. Robert Merivel is persuaded to become husband – in name only – to one of King Charles’ mistresses.  He falls from grace when he falls in love with his wife and forfeits both home and status.  He finds work in a Quaker Bedlam and the trials and setbacks he meets with […]

Walking (Strollers) – September meeting

Thank you to Maureen and Mick for taking us back to Kinewell Lake, the stroll was just right with no stiles and fine weather.  On Friday, 8th September, we meet at 10.15am at the Black Horse in Foxton for a circular stroll, via the locks and Gumley, of 2¾ miles, lasting about 1½ hours, with […]

Italian (Beginners) – September meeting

We are now on our summer break and will meet again on Monday, 4th September.  We are busy revising everything we have learnt so far.  It’s quite a lot but hopefully we shall remember some of it.  Once again, a big thank you to Linda for all her hard work and patience with us.  Sharon […]

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Walking (All Day) – Short break

For thirteen years Peter and Janet Element have organised this annual event in June.  Last year they announced that that was to be their last.  Having been on all the breaks since their inception we volunteered to do this years as a one-off.  Sadly, after thirteen years of annual planning, checking walks, pubs, meals et […]