Membership Secretary

The Days of Grace during which a Member can still pay their Membership Subscription has now expired. In respect of anyone who did not pay, their membership has now expired and they can no longer be involved in any activity organised by the SLU3A or by a Group within the SLU3A. Many thanks to all the […]

Talk organised by U3A from National Gallery and British Library

The U3A has organised two online talks which might be of interest to you.  The first is on July 3rd from the National Gallery and is entitled  “Love or Betrayal: Rubens and Van Dyck Paint Samson and Delilah” The second is on July 23rd from the British Library: “Discovering Children’s Literature” You can find out […]

Architecture Quiz Answers – July 2020

Round 1 1. Nelson’s Column 2. Gherkin 3. British Museum 4. Battersea Power Station 5. Royal Albert Hall 6. Buckingham Palace 7. Tower Bridge 8. St. Paul’s Cathedral 9. Old Bailey 10. Big Ben   Round 2 The proposed extension to which London building was described by Prince Charles as “a monstrous carbuncle on the […]

The Committee has a new Secretary!

As you may have read in Helen’s message From the Chair this month, We are pleased to be able to report that David Martin has agreed to take on the role of Secretary to the committee. David has written the following article to introduce himself: I moved from Doncaster to Market Harborough with Ann, my […]


From the Chair

Despite the implications affecting us all of lockdown, it has been a time of embracing new opportunities for SLU3A.  I was delighted that 51 participants logged on to our first, streamed, monthly meeting (probably 70 members in total with couples): it was way beyond our realistic expectations!  So, thank you, for trying out the technology and […]

Louise Elsome

Group Enabler

Although conventional group meetings are on hold for the time being, there are a few groups meeting regularly and there has been an increase in demand for the use of our Zoom account. There are still a few available slots in the week so it’s not too late to organise a get-together with group members; […]

Answers to Kevin’s 60s Songs Quiz

1.Cathy’s Clown 2. Green Green Grass of Home 3. Telstar 4. Wooden Heart 5. Distant Drums 6. Sugar Sugar 7. Apache 8. Lily the Pink 9. The Good the Bad and the Ugly 10. Good Luck Charm 11. If you’re going to San Francisco 12. A Whiter Shade of Pale 13. Puppet on a String […]


Pleased to report have passed £55.84p to charity from sales of coffee, tea & biscuits . Preparing for whatever happens next, so am listing what I will require to shop for – Biscuits, those listed a couple of months ago. Nescafe Gold Blend Instant Coffee, Taylors Yorkshire Tea, Tate & Lyle Sugar Lumps, And for […]