Walking (Half Day – Tuesday) – January Meeting

Hope you all had a lovely Christmas and have enjoyed the snow! I have decided to offer a walk on Tuesday 2nd January from Foxton . Please park and  meet at 10.15 am at  St Andrews Church , Foxton as l have not booked the pub. The walk will be along the canal tow path , a quiet lane and […]

Monthly Meeting Programme

Meetings for 2018 Jan 8             Ian Addis – The Story of Wicksteed Park. Feb 12           Open Day Mar 12          Jess Dixon – The Work of Rainbows April 9          Concert May 14          AGM + Dr Colin Cohen – Art Deco Architecture in London Jun 11           Caroline Roberts – There’s More to Leicester than Its Cheese […]

Christmas Walk 2017

Walking (All Day) – Dec 28 2017

Eleven intrepid walkers set off for their Christmas walk today from Braybrooke, braving the icy tracks down Newland Street to the field path covered in crisp, white snow leading to the Brampton Valley Way. Thinking the going would be much easier we found the Way icy in many places. Not deterred we carried on southwards […]

Singing for Fun – January 2018

We rounded off last term with a rousing Christmas medley of songs, followed by a Christmas meal together at the Enigma.  The first session of the new year will be on Friday 12th January when we will be including songs by Ivor Novello and Jerome Kern and will be continuing our work on a selection […]

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Walking (All Day) – January 2018

The first walk of the New Year will be on 25th January starting from the Fox Inn, Hallaton at 10.00am. Please arrive by 9.45am to allow time to pre-order lunch before the start. The walk be around 5-6 miles with the route taken being dependent on both the ground and weather conditions prevailing on the […]

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Bird Watching – January 2018

December’s visit to East Carlton Country Park coincided with an overcast, murky morning but mild with it. A Great Spotted Woodpecker greeted us from the top of the fir trees whilst we were hanging around the toilets! Possibly unsurprising but the place was pretty quiet. Nevertheless a Goldcrest was spotted a couple of times, a […]

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SLU3A Singers – January

A Happy New Year to all our singers. We are going to be starting to seriously rehearse Hip Hip Horatio. This is a really fun piece of music which I am sure we will all enjoy learning. Looking forward to seeing everyone, and any new members who would like to join us, on January 9th. […]

German Conversation – January

We hope everyone had an enjoyable festive season with,a few drinks along the way. Did you struggle to carry a big round back to the table in a pub? Oliver Strumpel,a German barman has proved he can ‘hold his drink’ better than most when he set a Guiness world record by carrying 27 litre mugs […]

Bridge (Tuesday) – January 2018

Our first three round knockout bridge competition will be on 16th January at 10.00 prompt. Our January revision board explains how to use the ‘Rule of 20’. Strictly speaking there are only three rules to bridge. They are to make a higher bid than the one before, to follow suit if you can and to […]

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Walking Half Day Thursday – January

Our New Year walk is on 18 January and is being led by Neil Heptonstall. It will be an opportunity to see the fields northwest of Harborough before they disappear below concrete. We will park at the Harborough (east) side of Gartree prison on the road to Foxton – there’s a lay-by between the ‘barn’ track […]