Walking Evenings

Our next evening walk will be on Wednesday 21 August meeting at the Church in Medbourne. Start time will be 6.30pm and walking 4 miles, so we should be back for a drink at the Nevill Arms by 8.30pm Frank Carruthers 01858 410019

SLU3A Ladies Choir – August

We are continuing to enjoy our summer break and will not be meeting again until September 10th. when we will continue to rehearse the Beatles medley. Hopefully we will add one or two other new songs. We would love to welcome new members to the choir so if you are interested please get in touch. […]

New Experiences – August

In July, ten of us went to the high ropes course at Irchester Country Park where we did our best Tarzan impressions going from tree to tree and down the zip wires, it was a looong way doooown! In August, we are joining with MHU3A for a visit to the vineyard at East Farndon and […]

four people walking on path between trees

Walking (half day Thursday) – August

Our next walk is on 15 August starting at 10.00 am. It will be from Blaston. The walk will cover about 4.8 miles, and will be via Horninghold, with rollling countryside and open views. The meeting point is the telephone box, Hallaton Road / Blaston Hill, Blaston. From MH follow the B664 Uppingham road, veering […]

Membership Secretary

It is with great regret that I have to advise of the death of a long standing member of the SLU3A, Graham Hart. Prior, to his illness he was the Group Leader of the Badminton Group, as well as being an active member of the walking, cycling and other groups. He will be very sadly […]

Wednesday Half Day Walking – August

This month’s walk, led by Linda and Frank, will start at 10.00am on Wednesday 14 August from Launde Abbey. It will be 5.6 miles across fields, wide grass paths and very quiet paved roads. There are very few stiles, but it is quite hilly, so we don’t expect to be back much before 1.00pm. There […]


Music Appreciation (Friday) – August

At our July meeting we listened to a thrilling performance of Brahms’ 1st Piano Concerto by Clifford Curzon and the LSO, postponed from our June meeting. This was preceded by 3 Intermezzi  for solo piano written by Brahms in his later years and Debussy’s Nocturnes which  reflected the current heat wave. Our August Meeting will […]

Country Dancing – August

The Country Dance Group was slightly depleted in July due in part to it being a very warm afternoon. However the ten members who came learnt two new dances and were plied with plenty of cold drinks and rests between each dance. We also had two new members join our group. A thoroughly enjoyable afternoon […]

Drawing and Painting

  Our July outdoor painting day at East Carlton Park was so successful that we decided a repeat performance was needed. Accordingly, I contacted Waterloo Farm at Great Oxendon, and they are happy to host us on Thursday 22nd August. We shall meet at 10.30 for coffee, as we did at East Carlton, and proceed […]

Local History – August

We had a most interesting and enjoyable talk in July from Brian Johnson on Country Railway Station. We were very pleased to be joined by a number of the Members from the Railway Exploration Group Our next meeting will be on Tuesday 20 August, when we are looking forward to welcoming Colin Brooks who was the Official Photographer […]