Tuesday walking group August walk report

The group enjoyed lovely weather as we walked from Illston on the Hill over the fields to Carlton Curlieu.  When we reached Burton Overy we stopped to stroke a pair of  friendly donkeys and admire some of the properties in the village. Then after walking back past Illston Grange we returned  to The Fox and […]

Louise Elsome

Group enabler

Thank you to all Group Leaders who attended the Workshop on 5th July. It was a very successful event with everyone taking the opportunity to share ideas. Mike Goldsmith introduced his proposal for a SLU3A project based on the 1960s – more about this in the September Newsletter. All Group Leaders have been contacted about […]


From the Chair

I am delighted to say that plans for the coming year are taking place.  Firstly, there has been some very positive response from group leaders giving their support for our 20th Anniversary celebration at the May monthly meeting in 2020.  Mike Goldsmith’s Sixties Project is to have its own outcome/s, so do please get in […]

Membership Secretary

It is with great regret that I have to advise of the death of a long standing member of the SLU3A, Graham Hart. Prior, to his illness he was the Group Leader of the Badminton Group, as well as being an active member of the walking, cycling and other groups. He will be very sadly […]

Gardens Trust Lecture

Leicestershire and Rutland Gardens Trust has an annual lecture at Leicester University, a major purpose of which is to fund our education programme: we support schools and colleges with gardening projects and give a small annual bursary to a Brooksby College student. This year the lecture will take place on 10th September at 7.30 p.m. […]

Coffee Tea & Biscuits

COFFEE TEA & BISCUITS AT THE MONTHLY MEETING Thank you Joy & Graham for serving at our July meeting & to Irene & Kevin I hope that you enjoyed your “ New Experience”, seriously many thanks . Colin Ford  Coordinator   01858 463129

Hothorpe Hall

Christmas Lunch

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 […]

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 […]

Kings Lynn Guidhall

Kings Lynn Trip

A warm, sunny, July day provided the perfect setting for a day trip to Kings Lynn. Local, volunteer guides expertly took small groups of SLU3A members around this fascinating town. It used to be a bustling inland harbour with the associated warehouses, merchant houses, guildhalls and market squares It was also the base of former […]

Louise Elsome

Group Enabler

It has been a busy month with several groups moving venue. Thank you to all Group Leaders, especially those in the smaller groups, who’ve had to reconsider their options. I’m pleased to report that the Bridge Beginners Group is off the ground, meeting on Fridays at Little Bowden Bowling Club. The Music Workshop group is […]