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Walking All Day – June 2021

There will be no local walk this month as the 2020 planned walking break, organised by Helen and Bob, which was postponed due to Covid will be taking place in the Peak District from 22nd to 25th June assuming government regulations permit. Eddie or Edith Dixon Tel: 01858 468758

Painting of giraffe

Drawing & Painting – June 2021

June will, hopefully be the last month when we are only able to communicate electronically. We have an outdoor painting day planned for July 1st with another to be arranged for August. We shall then take stock, and review the options open to us.  In the meantime, our topics for June are twofold: first, Decay, […]

Liz Brett

Speaker coordinator

 At our May Monthly Zoom Meeting, speaker Ian Keable gave us an amusing, informative guide through the history of cartoons, from Hogarth to Private Eye. In June, we welcome back Mark Temple who early in the year gave an interesting talk to the Local History group, on ‘Vanishing Windmills’ in Leicestershire. This time Mark’s presentation […]

Louise Elsome

Group Enabler

At last we’re enjoying some sunshine along with a return to more sociable times. With the prospect of restrictions being lifted (all being well) on June 21st, many groups are now contemplating their future and planning for meeting up face to face if possible. To ensure that Group Leaders are ready to start up their […]

Tennis – June 2021

Tennis Group As I write we expect to be back to normal playing friendly doubles on the Market Harborough Tennis Club  Courts in Great Bowden every Thursday morning from 10.00a.m to 12 Noon Rita Moth tel: 01850 432275   email: themoths85@ gmail.com

Architecture – June 2021

Welcome to the twenty first instalment of the Virtual Architecture Group.   Guided architecture walks In April we held the first of our guided architecture walks in Great Bowden. And in May we held the second guided walk around Kibworth Harcourt. The walks were very well attended, and I would like to thank Roger Lewin […]

Railway Exploration – June 2021

At the start of lockdown, now well over a year ago, the Railway Exploration Group made a diversification into self-publishing as a substitute for defunct face to face meetings.  We got together as a small circle of writers specialising in anything railway connected and called ourselves the LRWG (Lockdown Railway Writers Guild).  Since that time […]

Helen Salisbury - Chair

From the Chair

It feels like we are in a state of limbo at the moment, mainly for two reasons. Firstly, we are awaiting the vote on the resolution at the AGM on 12 July on whether or not to go ahead with forming a new u3a in the area, and then working towards dissolving the existing ones, […]

Crafting for Charities – June 2021

Gardening and the welcome opportunity of meeting up with friends and family seems to have meant that crafting has taken a bit of a step backwards at the moment. However, the group met up at the Cafe in Welland Park in May and will be doing so again in June. New members are always welcome. […]

New to Zoom – June 2021

New to Zoom (for absolute beginners) If you are not familiar with using Zoom, why not try out one of our sessions for absolute beginners. It is a useful skill to learn and will enable you to join in with activities that SLU3A runs via Zoom, connect with family and friends and other national events […]