Society Today – February

Our January topic was devoted to the challenging subject: “Artificial Intelligence and its effect on our lives”. All members contributed expressing well-balanced views. It’s not a question of replacing people by machines; it’s a question of changing our way of working. Artificial Intelligence operates faster than people. Robots can learn many procedures which are useful […]

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Committee News

From the Chair Membership Secretary Treasurer Group Enabler Refreshments at Monthly Meeting AGM May 2019 – Election of Committee Members

Tuesday walking group – February walk

Starting at the church at Welham thirteen members of the walking group set off climbing up  hill towards the Langton Caudle . After a brief stop at the top of the hill to catch our breathe we walked through several grass fields being careful to avoid the numerous rabbit burrows and badger sett. Then it […]

Paper crafting and More – February

We have one or two new members and we all enjoyed making this card together. The use of a ruler and pencil was important and one or two found it a challenge but they coped with help from other members. We are very much a self help group which is important at the moment as […]

Book Club 1 – February

The Essex Serpent    by  Sarah Perry.  Newly widowed Cora Seabourne retreats to the countryside with her son.    The locals  are terrified by rumours of the appearance of the Essex Serpent living in the marshes and Cora is excited that this could be an unidentified species.   She encounters William Ransome, vicar of Aldwinter, with […]

Railway Exploration – February

It’s often very cold in February so we’ll be warming ourselves up by looking at how they fed the steel furnaces at Corby with the help of Thomas’s friend  “Percy the Small Engine”  long since retired to Harborough’s Glebe Road Traction Club.  Of further note we still have several items – including an interesting bedstead […]

Photography – Jan19

In January we met for the first time at our new venue in the library at Welland Place. Very comfortable surroundings with the advantage of a large TV screen on which to view our photos.  The theme for the month was ‘Signs’. The theme for the February meeting is ‘Patterns’.

Committee members wanted.

The Constitution of SLU3A calls for (not more than) 15 members to be appointed annually to the Executive Committee. The Officers – Chair, Vice-Chairman, Secretary and Treasurer – shall be appointed annually by decision of the Executive Committee at its first meeting after each Annual General Meeting. We are therefore urgently seeking a number of […]

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Marie Curie

Volunteer Claire Maxim is dusting off her running shoes in support of  Marie Curie She has found the perfect way to keep warm in the cold weather and raise funds at the same time by taking part in the London Landmarks Half Marathon on March 24th 2019. Claire: “I love running and in 2018 completed […]

New Experiences – January

The visit to the Escape Rooms in January was a great success and although we didn’t manage to get out within the hour, we worked well as teams to solve the clues and retrieve the tools needed to get out. We are fully booked for glass fusing in February, but if more people are interested […]