Architecture – August

We meet on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 2.00pm in the Lounge at the Congregational Church.    Our next meeting will be on Tuesday 28 August when Colin will talk to us about some of the recent RIBA Architectural Design Awards for New Buildings in 2017/18. We will then vote on our own favourites. […]

German conversation – August

Holiday season again for many but few of us would be excited at the prospect of an aircraft meal nowadays;those hard rolls,curry with unidentifiable meat and claggy puddings in plastic pots.But in Germany an on-line supermarket is convinced there is a market for them and has joined forces with Lufthansa to start home deliveries.The best […]

SLU3A Ladies Choir – August

SLU3A Ladies Choir We are still on our summer break but we will be restarting our meetings in September. These will be on the 11th and 25th at 10.30 am. I hope you are all enjoying the beautiful weather even if it does get too hot at times. Joy Swallow tel: 01858 462368

Wine tasting – August

  For the July meeting we tasted four wines made from the Riesling grape in New Zealand, Germany, France (Alsace) and Austria.  Most of the bottles claimed that their area was ideal for the cultivation of Riesling, and it is a tribute to the versatility of this noble grape that most of the wine for […]

Ukulele – August

Ukulele Group / Strictly Ukuleles Meeting:  fortnightly Tues pm Methodist Church We are really busy with concerts at the moment, so we have had to devote part of our time to rehearsing material for these.  Nevertheless, we have managed to have fun with other songs, including SONGS FROM FILMS. These included Over the Rainbow, Singing […]

Walking Half Day Third Thursday – August

Our next walk is on 16 August. It will be from Gumley starting at 10.00am, and will cover about 5 miles. The proposed route is north towards Saddington, across to the Grand Union Canal and back via Debdale Grange The meeting point is the green telephone box in Main Street, Gumley. From MH you can travel via Gallow Field Road […]

Music Appreciation (Friday) – August

At our July meeting we listened to  selection of the music of Hector Berlioz. Three of his Concert Overtures, were followed by a movement from his Te Deum of 1849.Our morning session ended with a performance of  his Symphonie Fantastique, considered by many to be Music’s first great tone poem. Please note that we shall […]

Group Enabler

I do hope that everyone isn’t getting too hot and bothered in the warm weather. I have just one plea this month. The Singing for Fun group will be without a pianist after Christmas and are looking for someone who is able to play for them on the 2nd and 4th Friday of the month […]

Helen Salisbury

From the Chair

I hope you are all keeping cool in this heatwave.  For myself, I have been enjoying a couple of short breaks and a trip to Poland to explore a different culture, several Polish cities and the Tatra Mountains.  For those reasons, all has been quiet on the SLU3A front with no July Committee meeting and […]

Singles Sunday Lunch Group 3 – August

On Sunday 15th July, 9 members of Group 3 in the Sunday Singles Lunches, met at The Royalist Pub in Market Harborough.   The general consensus was that the food was good but the pub was very busy, with over 50 tables having been booked.  This meant that, whilst the service was friendly and efficient, there […]