November Quiz

Our November quiz was held on Zoom on November 25th. It is now available  here as a pdf. A video version will follow soon.

National U3A Covid-19 advice

Read the latest guidance from National U3A (27th November – After reading the rules for England, scroll to the bottom for some useful links) Please do check regularly on the U3A national website to keep up to date with any changes. See the latest Government guidance and NHS guidance.  These two excellent documents from Leicestershire […]

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Groups that have found ways to keep in touch

Over half of SLU3A groups are keeping active at least part of the time despite Covid-19. Of course groups who have been meeting in person or who had plans to do so in the near future will have to stop for the duration of the national lockdown which started on November 5th. We hope that […]

Things to do

If you are looking for things to do, maybe the following from the national U3A website might be helfpul:   Winter Learning Programme – where you can find many ideas to keep learning during these times – a mixture of suggestions from members and quizzes, challenges and projects from U3A subject advisers and other Trust […]

Helen Salisbury - Chair

From the Chair

I hope members will find that this edition of the newsletter illustrates that SLU3A is running very actively in the current unusual times: 50% of our interest groups are actively undertaking activities in a range of ways, as well as new CoVid inspired initiatives taking place, ie another successful, streamed, monthly meeting in October with […]

Membership Secretary

Further to my note in the previous Newsletters, I stilI have quite a number of the 2021 U3A Diaries still available for sale. The lack of interest in the diaries compared to previous years has been very disappointing, despite these being one of the best diaries available and excellent as Christmas presents.  Unless there is […]

Liz Brett

Speaker coordinator

Over the past few months the SLU3A has welcomed some excellent speakers to our monthly Zoom meetings, and many members have enjoyed the varied, interesting talks. Looking forward into 2021, we will still be Zooming, so I thought I’d tell you about the first couple of talks booked for the new year. At our meeting […]

Louise Elsome

Group Enabler

Group Enabler In these shorter, and certainly chillier, Autumn days it’s good to know that SLU3A is not letting the weather dampen its spirits. 52% of our groups are active in some way, whether it’s outdoors, in a sports venue, sharing resources/articles, emailing or using social media. In addition, 3 new groups are starting in […]