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Langton Lunch Clubs – December

The Langton Lunch Clubs will not be meeting in December 2019 and so we take this opportunity to wish everyone the compliments of The Season and happy eating until we gather together again on Thursday 16th and/or Wednesday 29th January 2020. We shall be delighted to see old faces and new or re-joining members. We […]

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Langton Lunch Clubs – December

The Langton Lunch Clubs will not be meeting in December 2019 and so we take this opportunity to wish everyone the compliments of The Season and happy eating until we gather together again on Thursday 16th and/or Wednesday 29th January 2020. We shall be delighted to see old faces and new or re-joining members. We […]

Music Appreciation 1 – December

We meet on the third Tuesday of each month at 5 Holdenby Close, MH, at 10am.  Our next meeting is on Tuesday 17 December which will be a morning of music chosen by members. Please bring a piece of music lasting 8-10 minutes. Coffee and mince pies will be served during the meeting. Our first […]

Drawing & Painting – December

The December 5th lunch at Waterloo Farm marked our last meeting before this Christmas. Sadly, we have to say goodbye to Derek, who has been the group’s guide and mentor for an unbelievable 19 years. His family circumstances mean he is unable to commit to twice monthly sessions, but we welcome his support on an […]

Card Craft 2 – December

 We met as usual in November for two sessions during which we produced Christmas cards. Our thanks go to Jean who on November 7th, ably demonstrated two cards which we enjoyed making, as they were fairly straightforward but effective. This allowed for more social time! Not quite so straightforward, on November 21st….much more concentration was […]

Music Appreciation 2  – December

  Our November programme revolved around the piano. Starting with the solo piano we listened to Liszt’s Hungarian Rhapsody No 2 played by Simon Trpceski and followed this with a piano duet  of Ravel’s Mother Goose Suite .We then moved on to piano concertos played by one two and three hands, namely Ravel’s Concerto for the […]

German conversation – December

In November a pilot who delivered chocolate for children behind the Iron Curtain was honoured by the Royal British Legion. Nicknamed the Candy Bomber,he released the treats,tied to miniature parachutes made from handkerchiefs,as he flew in vital supplies to West Berlin after the Soviet blockade in 1948. One of the children later said ‘The chocolate […]

painting by Toulouse Lautrec

Art History – December

Our meetings this year have focused on the life and work of artists from Impressionist period.  These included the artists, Monet, Renoir and Degas as well as the lesser know women of the movement – Cassatt, Morisot, Gonzales and Bracquemond.  The American artists of the time were portrayed in an Exhibition on Screen film, The […]

Network Bridge Day

Network Bridge Day

Seven No Trumps Bid and Made – Success On Saturday 23rd November, some 36 intrepid bridge players gathered at The Angel for a challenging day of play. The players came from U3A’s from all around Leicestershire including SLU3A, Lutterworth, Melton Mowbray, Wycliffe, Hinckley and Leicester. The day was broken into two sessions each led by […]

Paper crafting and More – December

The group entered into the spirit of Christmas and made a special card, which they will give to special people!  A lot of fun was had making it and all were pleased with the results. We do not meet in December to work only to get together in a local eatery for a Christmas tea, […]