Glenfield

Events

There will be a monthly general meeting of the U3A at 2pm on the fourth Thursday of the month; guest speakers have been booked up until November 2015.

Committee members will always be on hand to ‘meet and greet’ and answer any queries.

Dates for your Diary
Meetings
Thu Feb 26th Monthly Meeting - 2pm St Peter's Church centre, Glenfield
AGM & speaker Anne Halsey - 'Funny Side of the Funeral Business'
Thu Mar 26th Monthly Meeting - 2pm St Peter's Church centre, Glenfield
Speaker - Alf Pallet - 'Sausages'
Thu Apr 23rd Monthly Meeting - 2pm St Peter's Church centre, Glenfield
Speaker - Mandy Haythorne - 'Troop Aid'
Thu May 28th Monthly Meeting - 2pm St Peter's Church centre, Glenfield
Speaker - Mike Winfield - 'Friends of Chernobyl Children'
Thu Jun 25th Monthly Meeting - 2pm St Peter's Church centre, Glenfield
Speaker - Rev Paul Sinclair - 'Motorcycle Funerals'
Thu Jul 23rd NOTE - CHANGE OF VENUE
2pm Memorial Hall, Stamford St, Glenfield

Leicester Transport Heritage Trust (with bus)
Thu Aug 27th Monthly Meeting - 2pm St Peter's Church centre, Glenfield

Subject to be confirmed
Thu Sep 24th Monthly Meeting - 2pm St Peter's Church centre, Glenfield
Speaker - Dave Kalos - 'Leicester's Magic Circle'
Thu Oct 22nd Monthly Meeting - 2pm St Peter's Church centre, Glenfield

Subject to be confirmed
Social Events
Sun Mar 1st Quiz night 7.30pm at Ratby sports club, Desford Lane, LE6 0LE.
£4 per person includes supper.
Bar open for the purchase of drinks.
First and second prizes - £36 & £24

Maximum number per team - 6

If you would like to take part but don't have team members we can arrange teams on the night.
Guests welcome if accompanied by members.

Anyone found using a mobile phone or other electronic device will result in their team being disqualified.

For more information - tickets etc ... Contact:-
Gill Tapping - gilltapping@aol.com
Holidays
Mon Feb 2nd Mansfield U3A invite all U3A members to join them for a tenth year at Thoresby Hall, Nottinghamshire on Monday 2nd February to Friday 6th

Provisional Cost: A maximum cost £208 pp sharing in standard rooms; singles: £248(limited availability).
Final cost will be available around June. Prices for upgrades see Warner's website.

This break is available to all U3A members and friends are welcome to join in.

Four nights bed, breakfast, evening meal with a full programme of entertainment included.

To get a booking form and other useful things (including T&Cs) go to the link

http://www.mansfield-u3a.org.uk/index.php?section=holidays

If you want to come give me a ring on 01623 626991 or email 2015@whiteheaduk.plus.com

Terry Whitehead
Mansfield U3A
For details follow the link below.
Other Events
Sat Feb 7th Glenfield U3A are supporting National Libraries Day at Glenfield Library on 7th Feb, again this year, thanks to members Val Dayman, Jean Elton (Card Making).

"Hands on Crafts with Glenfield U3A"

Activities for Children.
Free Refreshments.
Wed Nov 11th 10.30am - 1pm - Glenfield U3A Roadshow - Scout Hut, Stamford Street, Glenfield.

(Date to be confirmed)
Wed Nov 18th 10.30am - 1pm - Glenfield U3A Roadshow - Scout Hut, Stamford Street, Glenfield.

(Date to be confirmed)
Art Appreciation
Wed Jan 28th 10am meet - Gadsbys, Market Place, Leicester
Bird Watching/Natural History
Thu Jan 29th Attenborough Nature Reserve
Fri Feb 20th Diamond Jubilee Wood, Normanton Le Heath
Wed Mar 11th Sence Valley Forest Park
Tue Mar 31st Fineshade Wood
Fri Apr 17th Brandon Marsh
Thu Apr 30th Outwoods
Fri May 8th Hambleton Peninsular
Mon May 18th Launde Wood
Tue Jun 2nd Cloud Wood
Wed Jun 17th Herberts Meadow
Thu Jul 2nd Browns Hill Quarry
Mon Jul 20th Cotgrave Wood
Fri Aug 7th Conkers
Wed Aug 19th Charnwood Lodge
Fri Sep 18th Hicks Lodge
Tue Oct 13th Frisby Gravel Pits
Mon Nov 16th Rutland water - eggleton Reserve
Thu Dec 10th Watermead or Cossington
Computing
Mon Feb 9th 2.30pm Glenfield library
Mon Feb 23rd 2.30pm Glenfield library
Mon Mar 9th 2.30pm Glenfield library
Mon Mar 23rd 2.30pm Glenfield library
Ethnic Eating
Wed Feb 4th The next outing for the Ethnic Eating Group will be an Indian meal at Passage to India in Anstey on February 4th at 7pm. The cost will be £15 each.

Helen
Film Club
Wed Feb 11th 1030am - The Phoenix
'Driving Miss Daisy'
Cost £4.60 (includes tea/coffee)

Contact Malcolm Gray
mjgray220@gmail.com or 0116 2714402
Wed Mar 11th 1030am - The Phoenix
'Some Like it Hot'
Cost £4.60 (includes tea/coffee)

Contact Malcolm Gray
mjgray220@gmail.com or 0116 2714402
Wed Apr 8th 1030am - The Phoenix
'My Father the Hero'
Cost £4.60 (includes tea/coffee)

Contact Malcolm Gray
mjgray220@gmail.com or 0116 2714402
Wed May 13th 1030am - The Phoenix
'A Taste of Honey' - 1961
Cost £4.60 (includes tea/coffee)

Contact Malcolm Gray
mjgray220@gmail.com or 0116 2714402
Wed Jun 10th 1030am - The Phoenix
'Pride & Prejudice'
Cost £4.60 (includes tea/coffee)

Contact Malcolm Gray
mjgray220@gmail.com or 0116 2714402
Wed Jul 8th 1030am - The Phoenix
'Summer Holiday'
Cost £4.60 (includes tea/coffee)

Contact Malcolm Gray
mjgray220@gmail.com or 0116 2714402
Wed Aug 12th 1030am - The Phoenix
'Shadowlands'
Cost £4.60 (includes tea/coffee)

Contact Malcolm Gray
mjgray220@gmail.com or 0116 2714402
Wed Sep 9th 1030am - The Phoenix
'Under Milk Wood'
Cost £4.60 (includes tea/coffee)

Contact Malcolm Gray
mjgray220@gmail.com or 0116 2714402
Wed Oct 14th 1030am - The Phoenix
'Never Let Me Go' - Kiera Knightley
Cost £4.60 (includes tea/coffee)

Contact Malcolm Gray
mjgray220@gmail.com or 0116 2714402
Wed Nov 11th 1030am - The Phoenix
'Cat on a Hot Tin Roof'
Cost £4.60 (includes tea/coffee)

Contact Malcolm Gray
mjgray220@gmail.com or 0116 2714402
Wed Dec 9th 1030am - The Phoenix
'Jailhouse Rock'
Cost £4.60 (includes tea/coffee)

Contact Malcolm Gray
mjgray220@gmail.com or 0116 2714402
Gardening
Wed Feb 4th 10am - Ratby Sports Club, Desford Lane, Ratby

Picture Presentation by Brenda on British Gardens.
Wed Mar 4th 10am - Ratby Sports Club, Desford Lane, Ratby

A talk by Ady Dayman, BBc Radio Laeicester/Charnwood Chillis
Wed Apr 1st Proposed visit to Stoneywell, Ulverscroft.
Details tbc
Group Booking form on Link.
Wed May 6th Proposed visit to Cottesbrooke Hall & Gardens, Daventry, Northampton NN6 8Pf

http://www.cottesbrooke.co.uk
Sat May 9th Plant Hunter Fair - Donington Le Heath Manor House

www.doningtonleheath.com
Wed Jun 3rd 11am - Visit to Whatton Gardens, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE12 5BG

http://www.whattonhouseandgardens.co.uk/home
Wed Jul 1st 11am - Visit to Hill Close Gardens, Bread and Meat Close
Warwick CV34 6HF
Tel: 01926 493339
http://www.hillclosegardens.com
Wed Aug 5th 11am - Visit to Hebbs Farm, 22 Stoke Bardolph, Nottingham NG14 5HS.
Tel: 0115 9870168.

Hebbs Farmhouse in Stoke Bardolph was a derelict garden containing two ancient Bramley Apple trees and about 1,000 brambles and nettles.
It now contains over 1,000 perennials, 150 old roses, and clematis, in a traditional country garden.
£3 including tea and scones
Wed Sep 2nd 12md - Visit to Deene Park, Corby, NN17 3EW

www.deenepark.com
Wed Oct 7th Proposed visit to Hammond Aboretum, Burnmill Rd, Market Harborough

http://hammondarboretum.org.uk/

To be confirmed
Wed Nov 4th 10am - Ratby Sports Club, Desford Lane, Ratby.

Topic - Art in the Garden.
Wed Dec 2nd Gardening group luncheon - tba
History
Fri Feb 6th 10:15am at the new venue - Park House, Stamford st, Glenfield, LE3 8DL

A talk by Peter Griffin on 'The Citizen Soldier in Leics from Cromwell to Cameron'
Lets Go Out
Mon Feb 16th Fiddler on the Roof - Concordia, Hinckley.

This trip is now fully booked
Thu Mar 26th Blenheim palace
£25.50 p.p. includes coach, and admission to house, grounds and gardens.
Coach leaves Glenfield at 9am and departs from Blenheim at 4pm.
This is a very popular trip - many members have already booked, if you are interested then contact Eileen Booker as soon as possible.
Photography
Mon Feb 16th Monday 16th Feb: meeting 2.30pm Janet Rose’s house – try your hand at the photo subject “texture” ready for this meeting
Mon Mar 16th Monday 16th March: meeting 2.30pm Janet Rose’s house – photo walk into Martinshaw Woods
Sun Apr 19th Sunday 19th April: meet at Belton House for the Horse Trials & lots of other entertaining & photogenic activities.

(Tickets Normal price £20 – reduced to £7.50 for advanced on line booking with a valid National Trust membership card on the day)
Fri Apr 24th Friday 24th April: meeting 2.30pm at Michael & Angela's house Sports Road, Glenfield
Walking 3
Mon Feb 2nd Great Central Way
Meet at 9.45am for 10am start.
Parking on Garland Crescent (roadside) off A50.
Alan to lead
Mon Feb 16th Aylestone Meadows
Meet at Marsden Lane car park LE2 8LR.
9.45 for 10am start.
Jeff to lead.
Yoga
Wed Jan 28th Class today at The Glenfield Sports Pavilion, Gynsill Lane, Glenfield LE7 7AG and will take place from 10.15 - 11.45 am.

Please wear loose fitting layered clothing, i.e. leggings, t-shirt, jumper, track suit or similar, bring a mat, a small cushion and a bottle of water.
Wed Feb 4th NO YOGA CLASS TODAY
Wed Feb 11th Classes are held at The Glenfield Sports Pavilion, Gynsill Lane, Glenfield LE7 7AG and will take place from 2.00pm - 3.30pm.

Please wear loose fitting layered clothing, i.e. leggings, t-shirt, jumper, track suit or similar, bring a mat, a small cushion and a bottle of water.
Wed Feb 18th Classes are held at The Glenfield Sports Pavilion, Gynsill Lane, Glenfield LE7 7AG and will take place from 2.00pm - 3.30pm.

Please wear loose fitting layered clothing, i.e. leggings, t-shirt, jumper, track suit or similar, bring a mat, a small cushion and a bottle of water.
Wed Feb 25th Classes are held at The Glenfield Sports Pavilion, Gynsill Lane, Glenfield LE7 7AG and will take place from 2.00pm - 3.30pm.

Please wear loose fitting layered clothing, i.e. leggings, t-shirt, jumper, track suit or similar, bring a mat, a small cushion and a bottle of water.