German Conversation – March

It’s almost Spring! And according to Tennyson “In the Spring a young man’s fancy lightly turns to thoughts of love”. Indeed last Spring one of our group found an engagement notice which proved that had happened to a Londoner, soberly named Edward Page.More exotic was his beloved’s name-Praxedis.His future in-laws were more complicated;Balthasar,Freiherr von Schnurbein,of […]

Bridge (Tuesday Morning) – March

Our March revision board is titled Bidding to the Fit. As we saw last month overcalling is very different from opening and so partner’s suit overcall requires a different response to an opening bid. When responding to an opening bid you and partner will try to describe the shape and strength of your hands to […]

Group Enablers Message

A very big Thank You to all of you who came along and supported the Open Morning. It was a great success. It was lovely to see so many of you and also the many new members who signed up on the day. Two brand new groups were there. A new “hands on “ Gardening […]

Wednesday Half Day Walking – March

Joy and Avril have plotted the walk for the 14th March. Meet at the red telephone box in Gumley, after considerate parking.  The walk is approximately 5.5 miles – some mud!, several small gates, about 4 stiles and one very hard to open gate plus lovely views. Bruce White

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From Our Chairman

What a wonderful land we live in! Sunshine, showers and also snow. Is it really the beginning of spring? However, don’t get disheartened, SLU3A is still providing a warm smile and lots of activities for us to take our minds off the awful weather. With this in mind, I have to tell you that the […]

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Creative Writing for Fun – March

Topic for MARCH  23rd   –      What drew me down there, I wonder, to the edge of the garden?  I remember the summer light – the trees, the bushes, the grass luminously green, basted by the bland, benevolent late afternoon sun. (Sweet Caress – Wm Boyd). Limited spaces, new members still very welcome PLEASE NOTE THE […]

Digital Photography – March

Membership now closed and with a waiting list but if interested do please make contact. If there’s sufficient demand thought could be given to a second group. The subjects for upcoming meetings are: March 16th                Photographic treasure hunt April 20th                           ‘Spring’ in Market Harborough   Chris Mosley  01536 771258  email: mosleych@gmail.com

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Bird Watching – March

February’s trip to the Warwickshire Wildlife Trust’s Brandon Marsh reserve was notable for several views of undoubtedly the prettiest of our crows, the Jay (pictured). Noteworthy too was watching a pair of Nuthatch in and out of a recently excavated hole in a large tree, presumably nest building. Other than the usual Lapwings the only […]

Transport – March

The Transport Group meets at the Little Bowden Bowls Club, Kettering Rd, Market Harborough, on the first Wednesday of the month from 10am until noon. The next meeting will take place on Wednesday 4th of April when I will be using the SLU3A’s optical projecting device to illustrate a talk entitled “The Life and Times […]

Science and Technology – March

At our next meeting on March 28th at 2:00 pm Jeff Williams will be talking about the evidence he gave to the Ferrybridge Committee of Inquiry regarding the collapse of 3 Cooling Towers in 1965 during gale force winds. The meeting will take place in the Ashley Room of the Congregational Church. We are a […]