Twiddlemuffs and tiny jackets

At last members were able to meet up for a cuppa and chat in the Park, even if we were still wrapped up in coats.  It was worth it.  We have continued to be very busy with our lockdown evenings and members handed over crafted items to those with local contacts for passing on.  For the […]

Biff and Chip, Louise and Thelma.

Biff and Chip, Louise and Thelma. So far:- Biff is making slow progress from his injuries and has some issues regarding the treatment that The Doc has advised. Chip is taking training sessions now with a big emphasis on attacking play. Well, Biff, you’re looking much better on your feet now. Come with me, I’ve […]

Local History May 2021

Another large number of members joined us last month for Dudley Brown’s presentation on Market Harborough: A Railway Crossroads.  Dudley illustrated his talk with many photos, maps and even a short video. The town was not involved in the initial railway mania, but happened to be in the middle of where a number of different […]

Discovering Poetry – May 2021

  The Discovering Poetry group is continuing to enjoy monthly Zoom sessions at 10am on the first Friday of the month. The theme for May will be Warmth and for June it will be Freedom – we hope that both of these will be relevant at the time! It is to be hoped that those […]

Science and Technology – May 2021

Until “normality “resumes all our meetings will be using Zoom. Our next Zoom meeting will take place on Wednesday May 26th at 2:00 pm.  The subject of John Hammonds talk will be “Essentials of Digital Photography”.  All SLU3A members are invited to join the meeting, Louise Elsmore  will be circulating login details closer to the […]

Transport Group     – May 2021

The next Zoom meeting of the Transport Group will take place Wednesday 2nd June at 2:00pm. The speaker and subject are yet to be confirmed. All SLU3A members are welcome to join in at our meetings, Louise Elsmore will be circulating login details nearer to the event.   Michael Milsom 01858 419874 m_milsom@hotmail.com

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Book Club – May 2021

Book club continues to thrive, more so in the last two months because we are now on Zoom. It has been so good to discuss literature face to face. A couple of our members have left (moving away etc) and so we have room for perhaps three people. Please get in touch if you would […]

Episode 6 – Biff and Chip and the New Regime

Episode 6 – Biff and Chip and the New Regime   The story so far … Biff, The Harborough Athletic star centre forward, is currently injured. He has been offered some treatment and pills by the club doctor but is now doing a bit of medical research of his own .   Thelma, the librarian, […]

Wildlife group

The bluebells are out in the woods so the wildlife group will be visiting Short wood and Southwick wood on Thursday 29th April. Short wood is a fragment of the Rockingham forest and is one of the best bluebell woods in Northamptonshire and next to it is Southwick wood which in addition to bluebells has […]

Cycling April 2021 update

The 3rd Friday ride was a steady 16 mile route from Kibworth to Kilby & Saddington through to Gumley for a coffee stop. if you would like to join the cycling group, please contact Kevin  kevinamillard@gmail.com