Strictly  Ukuleles  Concert

You are invited to a Charity Concert by the SLU3A’s Ukulele Group STRICTLY  UKULELEs  CONCERT 7.30 pm Friday 25th October, Methodist Church, Northampton Road (opp. Market Hall carpark) A musical celebration of Songs and Sing-a-long songs you know ! – a great evening’s entertainment ! All welcome      Admission is FREE     Refreshments in the interval Donations […]

Louise Elsome

Group Enabler

Now that autumn is upon us, those groups which had a summer break are now meeting up again. All Group Leaders have been informed about a Group Leaders’ Workshop being held on Thursday 7th November in the Lounge at the Congregational Church at 10.30am; please let me know if you wish to attend as soon […]


From the Chair

Autumn seems to have crept up on us rapidly over the last couple of weeks.   That’s where the wide variety of groups offered by SLU3A really kicks in: not only sharing similar interests, maybe learning something new or simply making new friends!  We always welcome new ideas, too, and we’ll be there with a […]

Coffee, tea & biscuits

COFFEE TEA & BISCUITS AT THE MONTHLY MEETING   Many thanks to Lesley , Angela , Sylvia and Carole for serving in September and for showing next months helpers the routine . Pleased to say that no cups or saucers were left on the hall floor and that I have the go ahead to order […]

Membership Secretary

The U3A Diary for 2020 is now in stock and available for sale at very reasonable price of £3.25.  If you are interested in purchasing a diary please contact me either at the Monthly meetings or from October, at home. I note that currently less than 1 in 5 of the members have Gift Aided their Membership Contribution and most of those are New Members to the […]

Beginners Bridge – New Intake

Would you like to learn how to play bridge? Our beginners group that meets every Friday afternoon at Little Bowden Bowls Club is starting a new intake on 20th December. Although bridge is a card game played in teams of 2 you do not need a partner to join the beginners sessions. No bridge experience […]

Tuesday walking group September report

The group enjoyed a lovely walk from The Spencer Arms at Chapel Brampton. With extensive views over open countryside we made our way to the village of Church Brampton . The sun shone as we  walked over the golf course and through the woods  visiting a nature reserve admiring the many dragonflies and then back […]

Hothorpe Hall

Christmas Lunch

Dear All, Here are the details for this year’s Christmas Lunch which will be on Friday 13th December at Hothorpe Hall ,12 noon for 12.30pm. The cost remains the same as last year £26 per head. We have a tight reservation time-frame with Hothorpe so your kind attention to making a booking as soon as […]


Many thanks to Linda , Christine , Liz , Melanie and a new lady member who’s name I forgot to write down , for serving and washing up , you must have enjoyed it as 3 of you have volunteered to do it again in November , many thanks . Pleased to report that 2 […]

Louise Elsome

Group Enabler

2020 is certainly going to be a busy year! Mike Goldsmith’s 60s Project is planned for our October 2020 monthly meeting, which gives groups plenty time to plan and prepare. All Group Leaders have now been emailed with more details and will be sharing this with their members over the next few weeks. So far, […]