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All Day Walking – January 2021

THIS WALK CANCELLED AND UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE, ALL OTHERS! Assuming the Covid Regulations allow it, the walk on Thursday 28th January will be led by Bruce and start at 10.00 a.m. from the public car park at Wistow. The easy walk is a tad over 7 mile, barely a hill to be seen and NO […]

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Wednesday Half Day Walking – January

THIS WALK CANCELLED AND UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE, ALL OTHERS! Assuming Covid Regulations permit, the walk on the 13th, 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 […]

Market Harborough town Treasure Hunt

Market Harborough town Treasure Hunt You probably know that Thomas Cook’s idea to offer excursions came to him while walking from his home in Market Harborough to Leicester to attend a meeting. There’s lots more information about famous people, places and events dotted around the town and the challenge is to find them all by […]

Bird Watching December Report

As some of the group live in Northamptonshire, others in Leicestershire and therefore in different Covid Regulation Tiers, I took the easy way out and booked the SLU3A Zoom Account for another session on our Bird Watching morning. Nine of us were able to join in the meeting; birds recorded by group members included Cetti’s […]

Not just a Christmas Quiz

Here is a video of our December Monthly Meeting. It’s not just the December Quiz – there are some readings and also images of what some of our craft groups have been up to this year. You will also have the opportunity to enjoy a bit of Singing for Fun!

Walking Tuesdays – December 2020

December Christmas walk With lovely weather for December thirteen of us set off from Kibworth Beauchamp walking carefully over the golf course to avoid any stray balls. Then we made our way to Grange farm and along a farm track to Debdale Lane. After walking along the lane and  climbing a rather difficult high stile […]

Membership Secretary I still have small number of the 2021 U3A Diaries still available for sale. These are one of the best diaries available and excellent as Christmas presents and cheaper compared to comparable diaries sold by other organisations such as the WI. If you wish to purchase one, the cost is £3.50 including postage.  It can be […]

Wednesday Half Day Walking – December Report

Two groups of six of us set off from the car park in Kibworth well prepared for mud – and we weren’t disappointed!! Kissing gates over the first few fields were most welcome but either side of Smeeton Westerby, right up to the canal, the inevitable stiles sometimes required some nifty footwork to avoid slipping […]

Colourful, warm items for 2 to 6 year olds

Early in December I was very pleased to be able to deliver 3 huge bags of donated, crafted items to the Growbaby project in Northampton.  Members of the Crafting for Charities group have been busy since September knitting or crocheting items for children aged 2 to 6 years, including jackets, jumpers, hats, gloves, scarves and […]

Louise Elsome

Group Enabler

Group Enabler Although the past few weeks have been quiet for our groups, activities have been taking place in different ways. There has been an increase in groups using Zoom, including the Birdwatchers, Art History and Papercraft, while Local History is making plans to meet remotely in January. The opportunity is there now for our […]