Age UK Big Knit

Calling all knitters  Time to dig out those knitting needles for the Big Knit  It’s the return of the Big Knit campaign and Age UK Leicester Shire & Rutland is calling on Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland to join in and get knitting! Whether a knitting ninja, purling pro, crochet connoisseur or just keen to have […]

Parchment work Christmas cards

Paper crafting and More – November

We are a friendly group who enjoy making things. This November we have made parchment work Christmas cards at our first meeting and are going to make bauble wreaths at our second meeting on 16 November. We meet twice a month, first and third Friday mornings at 10-12 at Foxton Village Hall, however in December […]

christmas card with banner

Cardcraft 2 – November

The first session in October was a very worthwhile catch-up time. Then on October 18th we worked on a Christmas card sporting a banner, a little trickier to make than it looked, plus a gift tag useful at any time of year. We shall  have only one actual Cardmaking session in November on 1st, as […]

Local History – November

On the 16th October, the speaker was Vicky Score from the University of Leicester Archaeological Department. who provided the Group with a fascinating talk on some of the archaeological digs that have occurred in the local area in the last number of years. Of particular interest was the dig at Hallaton, of a site of […]

Membership Secretary

Membership secretary “Following the successful new Members coffee morning, we are introducing a new initiative in contacting each new member individually, approximately a month after they have joined us to check whether the SLU3A has met their requirements or are there still issues that need to be resolved before they can become fully involved. Liz […]

Music Appreciation(Tuesday) – November

We meet on the third Tuesday of each month at 5 Holdenby Close, MH, at 10am. In October Amanda presented the programme of music.  We listened to music by David Le Page ‘Between Heaven & Earth’ followed by ‘Autumn’ from ‘the Concerto No.3 in F major’  by Vivaldi. We then heard the ballet music from […]

Architecture – November

We meet on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 2.00pm in the Lounge at the Congregational Church.  We had a great meeting in October when everyone present thoroughly enjoyed a quiz organised by Colin and Geoff. Six teams, named after architectural styles – Art Deco, Brutalist, Georgian, Gothic, Palladian and Rococo battled it out […]

Book Club 2

Book Club 2 – November

read “Ladder of Years”  by Anne Tyler. It is the story of a runaway wife in small town America. Very readable but the consensus was “a holiday read”. However our discussion ranged far and wide as usual and is most enjoyable. We have twelve members now. Ronnie Leech

Society Today-have your say October/November

Meeting of 11th Oct.2018 Topic :” Our judgments of the qualities and weaknesses of our BBC, TV and Radio Programmes”. This, of course turned out to be a large domain from light entertainment sound/vision to sport, serious regular features from society to nature, drama, regional as well as national, with a few glances towards foreign […]