New to Zoom  – November 2021

Next session will be on Tuesday, 23rd November, between 9.30am to 10.15am. We know that many of our ‘Baby Boomer’ members have become ‘Baby Zoomers’ over the last year!   This has given them an even wider choice of options for connecting with U3A activities, friends and family.  If you are not familiar with using Zoom […]

The Coffee Hub on Zoom 0- November 2021

The next meeting will be on Tuesday, 23rd November, between 10.30am – 11.45am when it will be the first anniversary of The Coffee Hub!  We have a lovely session lined up for you.   Our pop-up guest is a Registered Volunteer and Speaker for the charity ‘Guide Dogs’.    It is a special year for the charity […]

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Walking All Day – November 2021

The next walk, which will be led by Dave and Ann Martin, will be on 25th November starting from The Queens Head, Saddington, LE8 0QH car park at 10.00am. This is the first of the shorter winter walks so please arrive in plenty of time to pre-order lunch. The walk will be 6 miles taking in […]

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Our next walk is on 18 November leaving at 10.00 am. The meeting point is Union Wharf, Leicester Road, MH. The walk is to Great Bowden and back, on street, field and canal-side paths; there’s several stiles. It’s our version of a circular route that may be familiar to you. It will be about 5.1 miles in length. […]


On Friday 12th November we meet for the last stroll of the year, the last stroll as slu3a, and possibly  the last stroll as Strollers ( but more about that in the December magazine ). We meet at the Three Cranes, at Great Cransley at 10.30am, details as in October magazine. We will have menu’s […]

Liz Brett

Speaker Coordinator

Our next Monthly Meeting on Monday 8th November will be the last of the year with a speaker.  Christine Green, worked for some years as a set designer for the BBC, hence the name of her talk, ‘Working for Auntie’. Christine describes herself as a designer maker, having been arty from an early age. She […]

Louise Elsome

Group Enabler

Despite the disruption caused by the pandemic, SLu3a is in a good position with most of our groups now in action and ready to transition to Harborough Welland u3a in January 2022. To support SL and MH Group Leaders with this, we are running a Group Leaders’ Workshop on Tuesday 7th December and I hope […]


From the Chair

Here is the latest news on the new Harborough Welland u3a. Members should have received an email  with this information Back in the summer members voted on the idea of creating a brand new u3a in Market Harborough and the surrounding area. We are soon to make this a reality. Harborough Welland u3a will come […]

Membership Secretary

The 40th Anniversary u3a Diaries for 2022 that we were able to obtain have now all been sold.    The current membership now stands at 688, an increase of 13 from the previous month.    I am delighted to welcome all the new and returning members, who joined us over the last month.  Among these new members are Gerald […]

Stories from Brittany 3: Mike Goldsmith

Stories from Brittany 3: Mike Goldsmith The stories here concentrate on food and drink and on old Bony, as Napolean Bonaparte is generally known by the British. Let’s start with old Bony. We think of him as a  militaristic warlord who bestrode Europe in the late 18th and early 19th century until meeting defeat, first […]