Helen Salisbury

From the Chair – September

Towards the end of August I joined the last SLUA evening walk for this summer and it brought home to me that the long, summer evenings are rapidly disappearing. Conversely, many of our groups will not have met during the holiday period and will now be looking forward to groups restarting, learning new things and meeting […]

Ian Webb

From the Membership Secretary

We are currently in the quiet season regarding membership, but I am delighted to note that since May, we have been joined by further 34 new members. We will be holding a new members coffee morning on 28th September 2018 for everyone who has joined us this year. It is an informal get together over coffee/tea […]


New Experiences – September

The group has been making the most of the summer weather and  continues to attract new members every month. In August, 14 members enjoyed a thrilling experience Segwaying their way around Willows Nursery near Walgrave. Here we are on the training ground before setting off for the high speed course. Our next experience will be […]

Walking (Wednesday Half Day) – September

The September walk on the 12th is from Kibworth Beauchamp. Park in the free School Road Car Park off the High Street. The walk will start from there at the usual time of 10:00 taking in the golf course, canal and Smeeton Westerby. The walk is very easy with NO hills or ploughed fields BUT […]

Listening to Jazz – September

The Festival Season Having spent some of May and most of June, as well as a large part of August, in France, I’ve suddenly realized two things. First, I had not written a jazz piece for some time. Second that I had managed to miss much of the jazz festival season. It seems as if […]

Cup of coffee and biscuits


COFFEE TEA & BISCUITS AT THE MONTHLY MEETING Now that the Speaker commences at 10.30 we will be closing the coffee counter at 10.20, in order to give the kitchen volunteers time to take their places in the hall . Our thanks go to Chris, Melanie, Pat & Pat for serving us in August. Tea […]

Strollers – September

Thank you Andrea , for the August walk, we are sorry we were unable to join you but  we understand that those who went enjoyed both the stroll and the pub . On 12th October we meet at Kilworth Springs Golf Club  LE17 6HJ, at 10.30 am for a flat walk with no stiles. If […]

Discovering Poetry(Tuesday) – September

In August  we travelled the world and through life by all available means. Our next meeting is on Tuesday 11th September at 2pm in the lounge of the Congregational Church when “Images, scenes and reflections” will be the basis of our choice of poems. Bridget Orme 431696

walking boots

Walking (All Day) – September

The next walk, which will be led by Helen Salisbury, will be on 27th September starting from Hunt’s Hill Car Park, Sharply Hill, Newton Linford LE6 OAH at 10.00am. The cost to park is £3. Directions to the start are as follows: Take the M1 to J21a, then the A46, leaving at the second exit […]

Bird Watching

August outing report

Fortunately for us the rain stopped just before we set off around Watermead Country Park but up until then that was looking pretty grim. By the time we finished we were basking in warm sunshine! A surprise on entering the Plover hide was that the Flash on Wanlip Meadows was completely without water so there was little […]