Great to meet up again

On Monday we met indoors, for the first time for many months, at Louisa’s Place on St Mary’s Road.  The staff welcomed us back and we placed orders for hot drinks.  Members enjoyed catching up and seeing what everyone had been knitting or crocheting. We managed to fit in lots of crafting too! Here are […]

Membership Secretary

I have now been able to obtain a small number of the 40th Anniversary u3a Diaries for 2022. These are available for purchase by the membership for £3.50 each, plus a further £1.00 to cover postage. The current membership now stands at 675, an increase of 34 from the previous month and I would like to […]

Louise Elsome

Group Enabler

As summer holidays and outings come to an end and Autumn approaches, many of us are meeting up to enjoy u3a activities indoors as well as out. Although Zoom has been an asset during the past year and a half, nothing beats real social contact with others! Most venues have opened up now and everyone […]

Helen Salisbury - Chair

From the Chair

It certainly feels as if life is beginning to return to normal with more groups meeting up and our first monthly meeting having taken place with plans afoot to trial hybrid meetings (working with Market harborough u3a) so that we can continue to meet with members in new ways.  Although I was on holiday at […]

Liz Brett

Speaker coordinator

Lovely to welcome back more than 80 members to the Jubilee Hall for our September Monthly Meeting; our first face to face get-together in 18 months. Popular speaker, Bruce White, delighted us with his talk on the Spring and Summer of a Birder’s Year. Thanks Bruce, for sharing your knowledge and the beautiful photos. October’s […]

Quiz Evening Returning

  The slu3a Quiz Evening will be back in business from 7:30, October 27th 2021. The other quizzes will follow on the last Weds of the month *.England football fixtures have been meticulously checked and there are NO clashes of interest. I can’t speak for Champions League fixtures! If you are a member of the group you do […]

Network Zoom Quiz

Leicestershire and Rutland Network of u3as  and Northamptonshire Network of u3as  are putting on “The Network Zoom Autumn Quiz 2021” All u3a members in Leicestershire, orthamptonshire and Rutland are invited to take part on Thursday 18th November 2021,  starting at 7.00pm (aiming to finish around 8.45-9.00pm, including a break. Registratioin opens on Monday 4th October […]

2022 u3a Diaries

I now have a small number of 2022 u3a Diaries for sale at a price of £3.50, plus £1.00 to cover postage. They can be purchased either by forwarding a cheque to me at 11 Austins Close, Market Harborough, Leics. LE16 9BJ or by debit/credit card by contacting me on 01858 440851. Your mobile telephone […]

Louise Elsome

Group Enabler 

With almost all our groups resuming in September, it will be a busy month and, in addition, Group Leaders have been updating their membership lists in preparation for the formation of Harborough Welland u3a at the beginning of next year. With the lifting of restrictions it’s now up to individual members to take responsibility for […]


From the Chair

 When I am out and about, members ask me how the setting up of the new Harborough Welland u3a is going.  The answer is ‘very well.   It’s on course!’  When you read this, the Steering Group will have met three times and hopefully the new constitution will have been signed by everyone on it.  It is […]