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Bridge Tuesday Afternoon – January 2019

We play rubber bridge on Tuesday afternoons 2.00-4.00pm in the Langton and Ashley rooms at The Congregational Church. We welcome new members either beginners or improvers, please contact Sue Jones for details. We return on January 8th after our Christmas break. Tutorial sessions starting at 1.30-2.00 will be on January 8th and 22nd, February 5th […]

Walking (Half day Tuesday) – January 2019

The Tuesday walking group had a lovely day for their Christmas walk on Tuesday 4th December. The walk which  was led by John Flower went from The Queens Head  in Saddington along the canal to Debdale Grange. There was then a refreshment stop of hot mulled wine and mince pies before the group climbed up […]

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Walking half day third Thursday – January 2019

Our first walk in 2019 is on 17 January. It is from Foxton Locks short-stay car park (the one down the service road, on the right travelling from Foxton village); there is a charge of £2.50 for 4 hours’ parking. The walk will start at 10.00 am, and will cover about 4.5 miles, returning for […]

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LANGTON LUNCH CLUBS – January 2019

LANGTON LUNCH CLUBS We resume our regular THIRD THURSDAYS and LAST WEDNESDAYS gatherings at The Langton Inn – just off the McDonalds roundabout on the A6 bypass north of Harborough – this month on 17th and 30th January. There is ample car parking and we assemble at 11-45am for 12 noon. You can order as […]

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Langton Lunch Clubs – January 2019

We resume our regular THIRD THURSDAYS and LAST WEDNESDAYS gatherings at The Langton Inn – just off the McDonalds roundabout on the A6 bypass north of Harborough – this month on 17th and 30th January. There is ample car parking and we assemble at 11-45am for 12 noon. You can order as much or as […]

Art History – January 2019

At our meeting on 4th February we will watch a DVD about the Courtauld Institute and Gallery in central London. Art Historian, Tim Marlow will guide us through the collection that stretches from early Renaissance into the 20th century and is particularly famous for its array of Impressionist and Post Impressionist paintings. The Courtauld was […]

SLU3A Ladies Choir – January 2019

I hope all our members have had a good Christmas and that they are now keen to get back to our regular meetings. The first is on January 9th at the usual time of 10.30 am. when we wil be continuing to rehearse Les Miserables. We are a friendly group and we would welcome anyone […]

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Book Club 1 – January 2019

The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry Rachel Joyce Harold Fry is dissatisfied with himself and his life. On receiving a letter from a long-lost friend he feels compelled to reach her on foot over a distance of 627 miles. This story of an ordinary man’s endeavour is a moving tribute to the power of the […]

Local History – January 2019

A very happy New Year to you all. On Tuesday 15 January at 2.00 pm, we look forward to welcoming Bob Hakewill, who will be revealing the history of The Elms, Leicester Road (now Brooke House School). Future meetings for the beginning of 2019 will include talks on Paddy Logan, Leicester’s Town Hall and the […]

Cycling – January 2019

  Thanks to Frank and Roland for organising the December bike ride.  Frank consulted the BBC website which predicted heavy rain and gales until 11 am and sure enough at the allotted time the sun broke through and the rain stopped.  As a result eleven of our members took part in the ride, two of […]