Railway Exploration – September

Last month we looked at signal box history & types. In September we’ll cover signalling equipment & procedures and what can happen when things go awry. Coffee at the Bowling club from 10.00 onwards, do come for a taster session – the coffee’s not bad either!  

Strollers – September

Thank you Toni & Mike for our August stroll, as promised there were no stiles , it was flat and easy going & the views over the canal to the fields a joy . We were pleased for the 16 of us that the sun shone also pleased to see 3 new faces and trust […]

Local History – September

At the August meeting, Colin Brooks gave an entirely different slant on the search for Richard III – from a photographer’s perspective.  His account was humorous, as well as informative. There will not a meeting in the hall this month, but instead we will be visiting the National Gas Museum in Leicester on Tuesday 17 […]

Singles Sunday Lunch Group 3

Nine Group 3 members of the Singles Sunday Lunches, met on Sunday 18th August at The Royalist Pub on Western Avenue, Market Harborough.   What a delightful pub this is.   A traditional family pub  and Sunday was no exception with a family birthday taking place.  It was all so friendly and slices of birthday cake were […]

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Sunday Singles Lunch Group 2 August report

On Sunday 4th August, twelve members of Group 2 in the Sunday Singles Lunches met at The Crown Pub in Tur Langton.  As usual the food was outstanding and much appreciated by quite a few members of the Group.    The road at Church Langton was blocked and the police would not allow anybody to […]

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 U3A Summer School

It was with a mixture of excitement and trepidation that I arrived at Aston university for the National Summer school. It has been a long time since I stayed in student accomodation but was generally impressed with the organisation of the event and the conference centre which was to be our home for most activities. […]

Leicester Memory Walk

Leicester Memory Walk is being held in Abbey Park on Sunday 22nd September  to raise funds for Alzheimer’s Society. In Abbey Park last year just under 3,000 people walked to defeat dementia. Don’t miss out this autumn! Our events rely heavily on volunteers so if you don’t fancy walking but would like to volunteer instead […]

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As part of the 20th Anniversary of the formation of the SLU3A we are holding a Barn Dance on Saturday 16th May 2020. Please save this date to your diaries Sharon Webb    

Transport – September

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 October 2nd, when Bruce White will be talking about “Puffing Billy”. I do not know if Bruce is talking about the world’s oldest […]

Science and Technology – September 

Our next meeting is on Wednesday September 25th at 2:00 pm in the Ashley Room of the Congregational Church. John Larkin will be presenting a talk about “Water Power, Supercritical Fluids”. Michael Milsom 01858 419874