Relaxation for Life

We meet on the 2nd and the 4th Tuesdays of each month from 10am – 12 noon and the dates for October are the 11th and the  25th.  Mindfulness Meditation is very popular at the moment but understanding how it works can be confusing.  Mindfulness is all about being self aware and aware of how […]

Mike’s Monthly Musings – October

Playing the 88s Looking through my record collect, items by piano players far outnumber discs by other instrumentalists.  Tenor sax and trumpet players are not far behind, but my piano records cover at least two metres.  And it is a fair representation of jazz masters, from stride pianists such as Fats, James P and Willie […]

U3A Regional Conference & AGM 2016

The 2016 yearly conference and AGM of the Regional Representative Council (RRC) and its prodigy, the Association of East Midlands U3As, was held recently at Eastwood Hall Conference Centre, an ideal venue with first-rate hospitality and refreshment facilities and a good lunch!  Around 100 members from 114 U3As in the region attended, with the SLU3A […]

The Treasury Team – October ramblings

We cannot improve upon last year’s October résumé so with modifications please read on:  The ‘Year 2017 Diaries Selling Like Hot Cakes’ department is doing very good business.  Make contact with Margaret or David without delay, or even sooner, so as to ensure your 2017 diary.  Beat the last minute rush and shop early to […]

Walking (Half Day – Tuesday) – October Walk

The next walk is on Tuesday 4th October and will be from  the village of Kings Cliffe. It is about 21 miles away but l thought it would be nice to do a  further away  walk while the weather is nice and the leaves are still on the trees. The walk is from The cross keys Inn […]

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Walking (All Day) – October meeting

The next walk, to be led by Linda and Frank Carruthers, is on 27th October starting from Kings Cliffe.  The directions from Corby – take the A43 towards Stamford, turn right signposted Bulwick and Blatherwycke and proceed towards Kings Cliffe.  As you enter Kings Cliffe on Wood Road the first left turn is Wood Lane, […]

Singles Sunday Lunch (No 1) – September meeting

On Sunday, 25th September, ten members of Group 1 of the Singles Sunday Lunch Groups met at The Crown pub in Tur Langton.  Normally our Groups enjoy going to this pub but this time it proved to be very disappointing, with some members experiencing cold food and all finding the service extremely slow.  In the […]

Group Co-ordinators’ report – October

Enjoyment is the name of the game whether Singing For Fun, Drawing and Painting For Pleasure, Learning Italian, reading Shakespeare, Discovering Poetry, etc.  Find out more from group representatives at the Open Morning on Monday, 10th October.  Give them a call or speak to current group members.  Newcomers can expect to find a warm welcome […]

SLU3A Christmas Lunch

The SLU3A Christmas Lunch 2016 will be held on Wednesday, December 14th, at Hothorpe Hall, 12.30 for 1pm.  This year everyone has a wider choice of menu than usual:  there are four starters, four main courses and four desserts to choose from, followed by coffee.  I shall start taking bookings and menu requests at the August […]