New Experiences – October

In September Jutta, Stuart, Toni, Mike and Kevin enjoyed our 2nd visit to Draycote water for a 2 hour introduction to dingy sailing.  Helen Salisbury very kindly offered to take us out on the water and was very patient with us as we got to grips with all the ropes and steering. It was a […]

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Creative Writing – October

At our August meeting we said a big “thank you” to Chris Mosley, who has led the group for several years. Very best wishes, Chris, for a happy future with your family in Dorset. We are a friendly and welcoming group of mixed writing experience, meeting on the last Friday of every month at 2pm. […]

Science and Technology – October

At our next meeting on Wednesday October 24th. Peter Ellement will be presenting a talk entitled “The Electron Microscope and its Use in Biological Studies.” The meeting will take place in the Ashley Room of the Congregational Church. We are a small group who share a common interest in all aspects of Science and Technology. […]

Transport Group – October

The Transport Group meets at the Little Bowden Bowls Club, Kettering Rd, Market Harborough, on the first Wednesday of the month from 10am until noon. The next meeting will take place on Wednesday 7th of November. Ian Webb will be talking about the past, present and possible future of the famous Woodhead Line. New members […]

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Singles Sunday Lunch (Group 2) – October

On Sunday 2nd September, 7 members of Group 2 (Singles Sunday Lunch Groups) met together at The Cherry Tree pub in Market Harborough.   Despite the reduced number of attendees it was a really interesting and informative lunch with excellent food and wonderful company.    The only compaint, if there is to be one, is the […]

Discovering Poetry (Tuesday) – October

We meet on the 2nd Tuesday of the month which is often close to the SLU3A News publication day, so to provide more preparation time here are the themes for the next 3 months. In October “Fall”, November “Flowers” and December “Trees, Woods and Forests”. Our poem choices can connect with these subjects directly or […]

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Book Club 2 – October

On 11th September we had a most interesting discussion about our last book which was “All the Light you cannot see” by Anthony Doerr. It was a gentle book set in Second World War Paris and Germany, so with a difficult background. The two characters both children were sympathetically drawn. One lived in Paris and […]

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Walking (Wednesday Half Day) – October

The October half day walk on the 10th will be led by Alec and Carol and will commence from Wing in Rutland. Please meet in front of the Kings Arms pub ready for a 10:00 start. The walk has some fine views so let’s hope we can see them!! Directions to Wing (should you need […]

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Walking (Wednesday Half Day) – September Report

The walk from Kibworth Beauchamp took us across the middle of Kibworth Golf Course, over fields and along farm tracks to the canal at Debdale Wharf. A short stretch of canal towpath and a coffee stop was followed by lots of grassy fields and many stiles (lots of them doubles) back to Kibworth via Smeeton Westerby. […]