Publicity officer needed

Do you have skills or experience of publicity and marketing, including the use of social media?  If so, your Committee would like to hear from you. We are looking for a member to work with the Committee to publicise SLU3A, as well as promoting recruitment and retention of new members.  This initiative is in conjunction […]

Papercraft & more – March 2021

We continue to meet up regularly on Zoom, usually making something together or showing each other what we have made with the theme in mind.  We had a great time using scraps of card and paper to make the sunburst cards. There is obviously a limit as to exactly what we can make whilst on […]

Architecture – March 2021

Welcome to the eighteenth instalment of the Virtual Architecture Group. Guided architecture walks During October and November I had a cunning plan to organise some guided architecture walks around local villages. Unfortunately the pandemic guidelines changed and we’re not permitted to meet in groups outdoors. Like Baldrick’s cunning plans, mine has had to be put […]

u3a Member Link

National U3A has  produced  two page flyer entitled U3A Member Link  which has been sent out to all U3As.  It is part of an initiaitve to keep in touch with all members across the UK.  The flyer gives lots of suggestions for keeping in touch, providing support and things to do.  You can download this […]

LOCAL HISTORY – March 2021

We had yet another successful Zoom meeting last month, again with over 100 members participating.  Mark Temple gave a presentation on the Vanishing Windmills of Leicester or, as he entitled it, Gone With The Wind! At one time there were over 195 windmills in Leicestershire, but very few have survived.  There is evidence of them […]


For our exercise we often do the Great Bowden stroll, and have occasionally met members of SLU3A, now that you have the route we look forward to bumping in to you too. Recommend sitting in the bus shelter (in the sun) to drink coffee and hot chocolate. Nothing else to report, stay safe and keep […]

Science and Technology Group – March 2021

Until “normality “resumes all our meetings will be using Zoom. Our next Zoom meeting will take place on Wednesday March 24th at 2:00 pm.  The subject of Peter Devine’s talk will be “Electric Bike Technology”.  I will be sending the Zoom login id and password details to all members of the group but if any […]

Transport – March 2021

The next Zoom meeting of the Transport Group will take place Wednesday 7th April at 2:00pm. In this meeting all members are invited to talk for a few minutes on the subject of “Transport in the 1960’s”. I will be sending the Zoom meeting login details to all members of the group but if any […]

Photography – February 2021

The subject for our February meeting was ‘Lines, Curves and Perspective’. Here are a few of the results of our efforts. More can be seen on the right of the Photography group home screen. Our theme for the March meeting is ‘Cars and Bicycles’.