Committee members wanted.

The Constitution of SLU3A calls for (not more than) 15 members to be appointed annually to the Executive Committee. The Officers – Chair, Vice-Chairman, Secretary and Treasurer – shall be appointed annually by decision of the Executive Committee at its first meeting after each Annual General Meeting. We are therefore urgently seeking a number of […]

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Marie Curie

Volunteer Claire Maxim is dusting off her running shoes in support of  Marie Curie She has found the perfect way to keep warm in the cold weather and raise funds at the same time by taking part in the London Landmarks Half Marathon on March 24th 2019. Claire: “I love running and in 2018 completed […]

New Experiences – January

The visit to the Escape Rooms in January was a great success and although we didn’t manage to get out within the hour, we worked well as teams to solve the clues and retrieve the tools needed to get out. We are fully booked for glass fusing in February, but if more people are interested […]

Transport Group – February 2019

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. At our January meeting the annual quiz included the inaugural combined SPARC/Car-Ling competition which was won by Colin Ford who guided his Lotus Elite to within a few millimetres of […]

Table Tennis (Thursday) – February 2019

A photo of Aleç Hodgson the winner this year of our Annual Tennis Tournament.  We have this event yearly between ourselves which gives a winner who wins the cup, a 2nd and 3rd position and the player with the least points gets a wooden spoon! It is a very enjoyable event with everyone doing their […]

Scrabble – February 2019

Scrabble – Change of venue As from March 2019 we will be meeting on 2nd & 4th Wednesdays, 10 am to noon, at Little Bowden Bowls Club, Kettering Road. This venue has a car park and is suitable for anyone with walking problems as there are no steps or stairs. If anyone has been longing […]

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Book Club 2 – February

We had a small but enthusiastic group for the first meting of 2019 where we discussed two books. The first (left over from a cancelled meeting in December) was “Girl in  Snow” by Danya Kukafker. The overall opinion was that the book was not liked very much as none of us could empathise with the […]

Wine Tasting Group – January 2019

Californian Zinfandel vs Italian Primitivo. This was the first meeting for the 2019 theme of “New World, Old World”, which compares wine styles between Europe and the rest of the world.  In most cases the same grape has been grown in very different places and we are interested in the various effects that the different […]

Walking (Wednesday Half Day) – February

The walk on the 13th, led by Helen, is from Wistow. Park in the public car park next door to the Garden Centre car park (i.e. turn in just after the Garden Centre entrance). Needless to say, at this time of year, there are some quite muddy bits but most of the walk is across […]

Local History Programme 2019

Speaker List 2019   DATE SPEAKER SUBJECT 15 January Bob Hakewill The Elms, Market Harborough 19 February Len Holden Paddy Logan 19 March Caroline Roberts Civic Pride: Leicester’s Town Halls and Mayoralty 16 April Peter Liddle Vikings in and around Leicestershire 21 May David Bell Leicestershire Ghosts and Legends 18 June Visit Delapre Abbey, Northampton […]