Glenfield

Events

As we all know the Corona Virus has disrupted our programme of events. From 24th June we hope to resume monthly meetings as a hybrid combination of live and Zoom options if we can get technology working! If you have not yet had a chance to set up and use Zoom then click here First Time Set Up/Use of Zoom for further advice and help. We recognise that not everyone is comfortable using Zoom so, where a speaker has agreed, we will record the presentation and provide members with a link to watch it.

We are attempting to rescue the 10th Anniversary celebrations and the revised dates are shown below; so you can put them in your diary. Dates are dependent on government advice at the time and we will keep you in touch as the situation develops.

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This page is intended to highlight upcoming events open to the membership as a whole. Individual group activities and timetables will be found in the Groups section of this site.

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Theatre & Cultural Outings

Film Group

These are groups whose events are open to all U3A members. Please check their group pages by clicking on the group name above for a schedule of their upcoming events.

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Monthly General Meetings of the U3A at 2.00pm on the fourth Thursday of the month in St Peter's Church Centre, Church Road, Glenfield, LE3 8DP are listed below.

Our meetings are a great way to learn more about our U3A. Lots to see, lively chat, informative and entertaining speakers and a cup of tea!! You will be made very welcome.

If you have suggestions for speakers at these meetings, please contact the Speaker Secretary via the Contact Page.

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Dates for your Diary
Social Events
Thu May 27th Zoom Monthly Meeting - History of Flight - Michael Moore
Thu Jun 24th St Peter's Hybrid Monhly Meeting - What’s Behind a Nursery Rhyme - Patsy Rayner
Mon Jul 5th Date to be Confirmed walk in the Park! We are organising a walk around Bradgate Park of varying lengths open to all members followed by a bring your own picnic. Walkers will begin at various times depending on the distance to ensure we all meet at the end at the same time. Stroll 1 mile at 11-15 am, 4 miles at 10-30 am and 5/6 miles at 10-00 am. We should all meet at 12-30am outside the stables cafe for our picnics.
Thu Jul 22nd St Peter's Hybrid Monthly Meeting - A Talk about Middleton Hall, Warwickshire - Amy Evans
Thu Aug 19th Revised Date - canal trip and pub meal with Peter le Marchant Trust from Loughborough either towards Mountsorrel or Normanton. Cost including a two course meal and tea and coffee with biscuits on the boat will be around £20. This event was fully booked for last year but places may become available if members cannot make the revised dates, so watch this space.
Fri Aug 20th Revised Date - canal trip and pub meal with Peter le Marchant Trust from Loughborough either towards Mountsorrel or Normanton. Cost including a two course meal and tea and coffee with biscuits on the boat will be around £20. The boat is equipped with lifts so even if you have limited mobility you can still join us. This event was fully booked for last year but places may become available if members cannot make the revised dates, so watch this space.
Thu Aug 26th St Peter's Hybrid Monthly Meeting - A Schoolgirls War - Mary Smith-Jones
Thu Sep 23rd St Peter's Hybrid Monthly Meeting - Fools Gold, Quiz and Cream Tea  
Tue Sep 28th Revised date - We are going to prison!!! A well kept secret is Sudbury’s Secret Diner at Sudbury Open Prison. It has excellent reviews as you can see by clicking on: Secret Diner . After this we will visit Sudbury Hall and the Museum of Childhood. This event was fully booked for last year but places may become available if members cannot make the revised date, so watch this space.
Tue Oct 5th Curve Theatre Group Visit - HAIRSPRAY
Thu Oct 21st St Peter's Hybrid Monthly Meeting - Call my Bluff and Poetry readings
Sun Oct 24th A 10th Anniversary Sunday Lunch We will be celebrating our 10th postponed anniversary with entertainment, food and a bit of dancing. 
Thu Oct 28th St Peter's Hybrid Monthly Meeting - Christmas at Chatsworth - Christine Robinson
Thu Nov 25th St Peter's Hybrid Monthly Meeting - Christmas Victorian Style - Jo Carter
Thu Dec 16th St Peter's Hybrid Monthly Meeting - Christmas Bash
Wed Mar 16th 2022 Curve Theatre Group Visit - MY FRIENDS BEST WEDDING
Tue Oct 25th 2022 Curve Theatre Group Visit - SISTER ACT
Tue Dec 6th 2022 Curve Theatre Group Visit - WIZARD OF OZ

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