All Day Walking – October Report

Seven of us set off on Kevin’s walk from Gumley in a light drizzle, up past the church and over the road when a phone call revealed we’d left three behind! Whilst the rest of the group found shelter behind a hedge, Kevin went back to round up the others. United, we set off again […]

Listening to Jazz newsletter 31st October 2020

Weekly Newsletter: Hi All, Another week with not a lot to report. My amplifier is playing up, which is a bit of a pain, but no doubt I will solve the matter in the not too distant future. But it has not stopped me from playing a limited number of discs, so here is the […]

Pirate Scene by Toni Parsons

“This crocheted theme was made by me in lockdown.   I would now like to raise enough money from selling it as possible to go to 2 charities in the town,” says member Toni Parsons.  If you are interested in purchasing it please email: DISCLAIMER:  IF SOMEONE IS BUYING THIS FOR A CHRISTMAS PRESENT PLEASE […]

U3A Winter Learning Programme

u3a Winter Learning Programme 18/10/20 All initiatives are available at: Initiatives are intentionally released on a stagger to keep people’s interest and participation over the winter. Events which require members to book are at: The website will be updated regularly so members should be encouraged to keep checking these pages. 1. National poetry […]


We next meet on 13th November for a stroll in and around Clipston details are in the October Newsletter. There is no meeting in December, however we hope to report on the above Clipston stroll and give details of what we propose for January 2121 and for the New Year. We could stroll in and […]

Transport – November 2020

  The last meeting of the year will take place on Wednesday 2nd December at which the Christmas Transport Quiz will take place. I will be sending the Zoom meeting details to all members of the group but if any SLU3A member wants to join us just send me an email. Michael Milsom 01858 419874   […]

Science and Technology  – November 2020

We will be running our last Zoom meeting of the year on Wednesday November 25th at 2:00 pm.   I will be sending the details to all members of the group but if any SLU3A member wants to join us just send me an email. Michael Milsom 01858 419874

Walking Tuesdays October Report

In two separate groups of six  we set off from the car park at Brixworth Country Park on Tuesday 6th October.  The sun shone as we walked across the dam . Then it was over the fields admiring the views of the reservoir. After stopping for a short break  we saw a fisherman who had […]

Wednesday Half Day Walking – November

POSTPONED – until January 2021. The walk on the 11th, led by Avril and Joy, is from the bridge on Peter Callis Road over the canal just off Leicester Road. You can park by the side of the road here or in the old Woodlands lay-by. There are eight stiles, one plank(!), probably some horses […]

Building Better Hospitals in Leicester Consultation

Public invited to Building Better Hospitals consultation events A series of online events has been arranged to help people find out more and ask questions about proposals to spend £450 million transforming acute hospital and maternity services in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. The events have been arranged as part of the Building Better Hospitals for […]