Checking out charities

It’s the holiday season and so a small group of members met at Louisa’s Place this month.  We’re still busy making items and also researching charities that we wish to support and what they most need.  We will do this either as individuals or several members working together.  This are some of the items members […]

A Day for Bridge

Leicestershire & Rutland Network of U3As presents: A Workshop “A Day for  BRIDGE” The Angel Hotel, 37 High Street, Market Harborough LE16 7AF Saturday 23rd November 2019 10am – 4.30pm Expert tuition, discussions and opportunity for playing Tickets £5 per table  (preference will be given to teams of 4 players) To include coffee/tea, biscuits Lunch […]

Membership Secretary

We are now past the date when all the Memberships should be renewed.  Unfortunately as at 28th May there are still over 200 subscriptions outstanding.  Therefore, I look forward to hearing from those who have not yet paid. As previously mentioned, in addition to payment by cheque or cash either at the monthly meeting or by post […]

FREE Courses for Adults “Maths Puzzles” and “Introduction to Writing” Leicestershire Adult Learning Service GoLearn is introducing two new short courses for adults at Market Harborough Library. “Maths Puzzles” sessions will be on Monday  10th and 17th June 1-3pm. Do you enjoy exercising your mind?  You can explore your number skills, with quizzes, games and […]


U3A Network Quiz

Thursday 3rd October is the date for the 4th Inter-Network Quiz, this time organised by Hinckley U3A.  Please see this flier with the details.   Previous quizzes have been very enjoyable occasions with up to 14 U3As competing for kudos of getting the most correct answers!  It will be good if SLU3A can send two […]

Cup of coffee and biscuits

Coffee Tea and Biscuits

COFFEE TEA & BISCUITS AT THE MONTHLY MEETING My thanks go to Pamela , Lorraine , Mary & Sylvia for serving refreshments at our May meeting , being the AGM it was a bit busier than usual , thanks once again . Pleased to report that we have cover for both our July & August […]

Louise Elsome

Group Enabler

It has certainly been a busy start for me in my new role as Group Enabler and I hope you will bear with me as I get to grips with it all! I’m pleased to report that there are two new groups in the pipeline. The Music Workshop group, which has attracted about 9 members, […]


From the Chair

I am delighted to be able to undertake this role again this year.  We have a new Committee of 11 Trustees and another busy year ahead.  The biggest highlight will be celebrating SLU3A’s 20th birthday next year with ‘a bit of a do’ at the monthly meeting on 11 May 2020, so make sure you ‘keep […]

David receiving presentation from Helen Salisbury

David Kyle

After 19.5 years as Treasurer for SLU3A, David Kyle stepped down at the May AGM.  Former Chairman, Don Collins, proposed a thank you and round of applause from members.  On behalf of Group Leaders and Committee members, Helen Salisbury, Chair presented David with a token of their thanks.  There are several treats in store for […]

Market Harborough WW1 Life in the Town

A book by Pat Perkins based on stories in the Midland Mail and Market Harborough Advertiser. The cost is £15 per copy Contact Pat at 01858 431100  or email