Into robots or coding?

Introducing a New Initiative  . . .the U3A Constructor’s Challenge 2019 Are there any mechanical or electrical constructors in the U3A movement who like to build small items as projects? We are proposing a new initiative where particular project builds can be capable of moving and being controlled, and are pitted against each other in […]

Group Enabler

A Happy New Year to you all. I hope that everyone had an enjoyable Christmas. There was a very distressing incident just before Christmas when two ladies from the Book Club were trapped in the lift at the Congregational Church and the Fire Brigade had to to be called to get them out. This now […]

From the Chair

I would like to wish all our members a Happy New Year.  January can be a quiet month but I know that, like me, you will welcome the opportunity to join in with the wide range of SLU3A activities and meet up again with friends.  Maybe 2019 is the time to try something different?  Whilst […]

From the Membership Secretary

Another year has past and we are already in 2019. May I take this opportunity to wish you all a Very Happy and Successful New Year.   Last year was one of many changes and I suspect that 2019 will be very similar. It has been decided that in 2019 after discussions with the Group leaders, […]

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Holiday French

New Group I have been contacted by a member who wishes to start a group to learn Basic Holiday French. The group will be a self help group where members will use cds, phrasebooks, dictionaries etc in order to learn enough French to get them through a holiday. If you are interested in doing this […]

Inter-U3A Quiz

Do you enjoy quizzes?  SLU3A is hosting the 3rd Inter-U3A Quiz at 7 pm on Tuesday 26th March 2019 at the Conservative Club.  There are two teams maximum per U3A.  We already have volunteers for one team and would like to field a second, comprising 4 members (two teams max per U3A).  If you are […]

Treasurer’s Notes

Treasurer’s Notes February 2019 Very quiet on the financial front currently, perhaps the lull before the storm because we anticipate a veritable rush of members paying their 2019  2020 subs (£20 or (£16.50) very, very soon. Thank you in anticipation. Groups rents are coming in very nicely……thank you for your help!!! Margaret and David Kyle  […]

Architecture Group programme for 2019

Tuesday 22 January Belton House, Lincolnshire – History and Architecture   Peter Tuesday 26 February Art Nouveau in Vienna Houses as Places of Work – Toll Booths, Lock Keepers’ Cottages etc. Hilary, Judith Tuesday 26 March The work of John Calvin Portman – American Neo-futurist Architect  The Contribution of  HRH Prince Charles to the Architectural […]

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Voluntary Action S. Leicestershire

Would you like to be a volunteer driver? At our October monthly meeting we welcomed Peter Mottley of VASL (Voluntary Action South Leicestershire), who told us about this opportunity to help out in the local community.  If you think you might be interested, click on this link: https://vasl.org.uk/our-projects/about-social-transport/volunteer-opportunities