Italian (Beginners) – December

We are still using our Italian for travelling, buying and asking for things in shops,cafes and restaurants. On the 4th December we are all going to the Italian deli in Harborough and treating ourselves to coffee and Italian pastries. Unfortunately the only Italian speaker has left the shop which is unfortunate but we are looking […]

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Bird Watching – December

Last month at Pitsford Water we finally got a decent morning of weather and birds! Amongst all the wildfowl a solitary green sandpiper was spotted and in the woods a great spotted woodpecker. Perhaps the biggest surprise of all, and never before seen by any of us, was what can only be described as a […]

Don Collins

A Message from our Chairman

This is the time of year when we all think of families and friends with love and best wishes for the season. This also rings true when applied to you the members of SLU3A who give your time and effort towards organising and participating in activity groups. The “bonhomie” that is present in all our […]

Book Club – December

Eucalyptus  by  Murray Ball. Holland transforms  the sun-bleached land around his home into a  dappled forest comprising hundreds of individual species of Eucalyptus trees.  He declares that only the man who can identify each tree correctly will be allowed to marry his daughter. This novel is well written  and the narrative is both mysterious and […]

Ukulele – December

We are rounding off the year with a number of concert performances in the local area and at our own U3A December event. We’re then taking a break and will reconvene on 9th January next year for more ukulele fun. David Evans

The Treasury Team – November ramblings

The ‘Year 2018 Diaries Selling Like Hot Cakes’ department is still open, but stocks are leaning towards the thin side!  Make contact with Margaret or David without delay so as to ensure your 2018 diary purchase has dodged the last-minute rush.  Shop NOW to avoid disappointment!!!  The price is £2.50 per diary.  For those members […]

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Play Reading (Modern) – November meeting

Terence Rattigan wrote ‘Separate Tables‘ in 1954, but more than sixty years later these two one-act plays still hit the mark.  From between the lines of their wittily observed exchanges, the guests at a small residential hotel betray their fundamental loneliness.  Join us if you can for the second play, ‘Table Number Seven’, on Tuesday […]

SLU3A Singers

We are now approaching a busy period for the choir with only three more meetings before the concert on December 11th.  Our rehearsal for this will be on December 5th.  On December 1st we will again be singing at the Congregational Church for their Christmas Tree event as it is late night shopping.  This is […]