Notice Board

Information about upcoming meetings, events and other matters that might be of interest to members will be posted here.

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Festival of Leicestershire
and Rutland Archaeology

It's that time of year for a huge number of archaeology-based events throughout the month of July. You can find more details by visiting

For those who would like to print off a calendar of events, we have created a pdf document (19 pages) which gives details of the displays and exhibitions, events, guided walks / tours and talks.

There are other 'digital talks' and 'self-guided' walks.

Most will require pre-booking.
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Public Lecture via Zoom link
What makes the world's best athletes tick?

21 July 2021: 17:30 to 18:30

Timed to coincide with the start of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralymic Games, this public lecture will be delivered by Dr David Fletcher, Senior Lecturer in Performance Psychology and Management at Loughborough University, on 21 July 2021.

More information and how to book a free place please go

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Friends of Charnwood Museum
FREE Virtual talks for 2021

Friends of the Museum present monthly talks on a variety of different subjects take place virtually via Zoom and details can be found below. If you would like to find out more about the Friends of Charnwood Museum, please call the Museum on 01509 233754 or email
Inspired by Stonehenge
Speaker Julian Richards
Thursday 22 July, 2021 at 7.30pm

Unfortunately Michele Saunders is no longer able to give the talk advertised for July 22nd.

Instead FoCM are pleased to have Julian Richards (known for Meet the Ancestors and other TV programmes) who will give a talk entitled ‘Inspired by Stonehenge’.

Visit the
Friends of Charnwood Museum events page for more information and how to book. 

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Volunteers needed to listen to children read in primary schools
Could you become a Schoolreaders volunteer and help children catch-up on vital reading skills?

attached leaflet gives more details

To join us, please visit the website or call 01234 924111 for further information.

RNID - Managing Hearing Loss
and Tinnitus During Covid-19

The Royal National Institute for Deaf People have produced a pack called Managing Hearing Loss and Tinnutus During Covid-19 (pdf doc: 7 printable pages) that acts as an introduction to D/deafness, hearing loss and tinnitus. Throughout the pack there are useful links such as the one above that are highlighted in blue.)

Click on the word in blue within the pack to follow the links.

The link to this very useful document has a permanent home in the
Support and Advice section of our website. Click on On-line Info above and follow the drop down menu.

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Volunteers Wanted

From time to time we ask for volunteers to help make Charnwood U3A run smoothly.

Currently we are seeking a volunteer to look after the Noticeboards used at our Monthly Meetings. More details are given on
our Volunteers Wanted page.

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