Sunday Lunch Group 1 – May

Eleven members attended the Group 1 Sunday lunch on 22 April at The Royal George in Cottingham.   We were warmly welcomed and shown to our table. The menu was just that bit different, for example, offering fried halloumi as a starter amongst several others. Main courses, roast meats were available, plus fish and vegetarian options. Those who […]

Music Appreciation (Tuesday) – May

We meet on the third Tuesday of each month at 5 Holdenby Close, MH, at 10am. In April we heard a selection of music which started off with myths and legends and finished with a story of passion and unrequited love. We began with ‘Night on Bare Mountain’ composed by Modest Mussorgsky(1839-1881). This was followed […]

Architecture – May

The group now has 32 members and we meet on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 2.00pm in the Lounge at the Congregational Church. Our next meeting will be on Tuesday 22 May when we will look at the work of three Victorian architects – William Burgess 1827-1881(Peter), Charles Voysey 1857-1941(Judith) and Ernest Gimson […]

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Walking (Half day third Thursday) – May

Our next walk is on 17 May 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 Gallow Field Road (route to Foxton) – there’s a lay-by between the […]

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Creative Writing for Fun – May

Topics on which to write 500 – 600 words 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 million books. New members welcome […]

Digital Photography – May

The subjects for upcoming meetings are: 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. Venue Bath Road. July 20th                    ‘Sport’.   Short member waiting list but do please enquire. Chris […]

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Walking (Half Day – Tuesday) – May Meeting

The next walk on Tuesday 1st May is from The Bradgate Arms pub at Cropston. LE7 7HG. Please meet at  10.00 am at The Bradgate Arms to order food. The walk will start at 10.15 am. We will walk into Bradgate Park, go past Lady Jane Grey’s Ruin looking for the herds of  Red and Fallow deer. Then we will […]

SLU3A Singers – May

The concert last month was a great success and we were all very pleased with the results of our hard work. The feedback from the audience was very encouraging. At the end of May we will be performing Hip Hip Horatio for the Wednesday Fellowship Group at Kibworth Methodist Church. We look forward to this […]

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Walking (All Day) – May

The next walk, which will be led by Kevin Millard, will be on 31st May starting from the large layby on the right hand side of the B6047 Melton Road between Twyford and Thorpe Satchville, just before the 1st countdown marker into Thorpe Satchville (Approx. 35-40 minutes from MH).  The walk will take in Burrough […]

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From Our Chairman

This being my last opportunity to address all the members as Chairman of the association, I thought that I would like to say a very big thank you to everybody for the support, help and participation that the membership has given to the association. When I took the position over three years ago, I had […]