Sorry to report no recent activity, no strolls, but we know that some strollers (good news) have had the jab. You may like to follow the  instructions below for a stroll around Great Bowden, which we had planned for January. When things get back to near normal we would like to do it as a […]

Bird Watching January Report

Once again our meeting took place as a Zoom session using the SLU3A’s Zoom Account. Unsurprisingly, with nobody embarking on birding expeditions since the January Lockdown, sightings were confined to local walks and garden observations. We’d all pretty much seen the same, whilst out and about varying sizes of flocks of Fieldfare and Redwing and […]

New year quiz answers

Here are the answers to the New Year Numbers Quiz: Q1… 7 Q2… 9 Q3… 0 Q4… 8 Q5… 6 Q6… 38 Q7… 26 Q8… 5 Q9… 14 Q10… 10 Q11… 1666 Q12… 1964 Q13… 1919 Q14… 1975 Q15… 1936 Q16… 69 –  79  – 89 Q17… 85 – 95 – 105 Q18… 102 – […]

January update

Seven members logged into Zoom earlier this week for the first time to catch up and share what we have been crafting during lockdown.  Needless to say, it was a chance to have a cuppa, too!  We did ‘show and tell’ with members making items for Growbaby and SANDS.  We’re still on course for donating […]

Panto Quiz

Download the Panto Quiz here (in PDF format wo you will need Adobe Reader if your device can’t yet read pdf files).

Photography – December 2020

The subject at our December meeting was “Antique, Vintage and Retro”. Fifteen members joined in the December meeting and each contributed five photos. Here are some of those voted favourites. See more in the gallery on the Photography group home page.

Papercraft and More – January 2021

The group decided to have one meeting just before Christmas, not to make anything but to be sociable. Prosecco and mince pies played a major part in the meeting as we all enjoyed ‘seeing’ one another again. Some played festive music, we had a quiz as well the inevitable chat about the wretched virus. We […]

Blanket for Growbaby

Crafting for Charities – January 2021

Members are busily using the long, winter evenings and ‘stay at home’ time to craft further items for the Growbaby project in Northampton, planning another delivery at the end of January.  Blankets for distribution to 2 to 6 year olds seem to be the favourite item this time.  The colourful one has been made by Viv […]

Music Appreciation 1- January 2021

 I hope that you have enjoyed some great music over the Christmas period.  I would like to share with you  a few programmes you might  have missed and that you can enjoy over the next few weeks.  ‘Nine Lessons and Carols from King’s College(2020)’ is available on BBC i-player until December 2021 and you might […]