Bridge (Tuesday morning) – April

Our Easter duplicate (8 pairs – 12 boards) competition is on April 3rd at 10.00 (prompt). Our next two free and easy mornings with a choice between ordinary or Chicago rubber bridge are on April 24th and May 1st. Our April revision board is titled bidding 1NT as an Overcall. Providing you and your partner […]

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SLU3A Singers – April

At the concert on April 9th we are entertaining you with the fun oratorio ” Hip Hip Horatio “. This was first performed on 15th March 1975 at The Queen Elizabeth Hall. We have had a very enjoyable time learning this work and we certainly hope you enjoy listening to it. We always welcome new […]

Science and Technology Group – April

At our next meeting on April 25th at 2:00 pm Hilary Hearnshaw will be presenting a talk entitled “Sleeping and Dreaming”. The meeting will take place in the Ashley Room of the Congregational Church. We are a small group who share a common interest in all aspects of Science and Technology. New members are always […]

Transport Group – April

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 2nd of May when Tony Cook will be presenting an intriguing talk about “Transport Film Stars “. New members are always welcome. […]

Papercrafting and more – March

The group only had one meeting this month due to heavy snow. However, we met on one morning and had a fun time doing deco patch, tearing patterned papers into small pieces and sticking them onto a preformed shape. It was great to see the varied and colourful results. Our new member got well and […]

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Creative Writing for Fun – April

Topics on which to write 500 – 600 words April 27th             The Apple Tree May 25th              “I step out into the bustle of the street leaving the sanctuary of the small hotel”  June 29th            Talk/ guidance by local author Louise Jenson – Joint with MH group (venue as usual) Louise has sold approaching 1 […]

Digital Photography – April

The subjects for upcoming meetings are: April 20th                      Spring  in Market Harborough May 18th                    ‘Judgement Day’. Our photos to be assessed by a competition judge (but not a competition) June 15th                    Joint meeting with MH – a return visit by Glen Tillyard. July 20th                    Sport. Membership now closed and with a waiting […]

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March outing report

That we didn’t encounter any rain on our visit to Thornton Reservoir, bearing in mind that it rained all the way there and was forecast to rain all morning, was a wonder in itself . This was more than can be said for the birds!! The best of a meagre bunch were a grey wagtail […]

Listening to Jazz – March

New Talent and Jazz Record companies delight in telling us about their new rising stars, be in the pop and rock fields, classical music and even jazz. But it is not often that we have a chance to hear some really new talents live before their names are being nationally promoted. Such an opportunity arose […]

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SLU3A at the Network Quiz

Bob’s Harborians successfully represented SLU3A at the Leicestershire & Rutland Network Quiz in March. Led by Bob Morris, Helen Salisbury, Sharon and Ian Webb, pooled their knowledge (or commiserated on their lack of it) to trail just 11 points behind the winners. The winning tactic seemed to be to decide on which of the 6 […]