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  • Art Appreciation starts monday

    A new group – Art Appreciation – starts on Monday at 14.00 in the Front hall. This is initially going to be a six session group with meetings taking place every two weeks. Our first meeting will be to look at a popular and well known painting, The Birth of Venus by Botticelli and over […]

  • Walking Netball news

    We are having a very enjoyable, fun time each week and we feel that it is doing us all a lot of good too. We don’t run around the court at all because it is ‘Walking Netball’ which is great for U3a members. We are looking for a few more to join us….it is open to all […]

  • Garden Group News

    Many thanks to Hettie for inviting us to her garden and for her hospitality. We discussed the application of the ‘Chelsea Chop’ to some perennials in May/June. Instruction sheet attached. Arley Hall Visit on Saturday 23rd June: The Don Fraser coach pickup time is 8.30am at the big carpark at Mark Square. There will be […]

  • May 2018 Book review

    BIRDSONG by SEBASTIAN FAULKS If I start by telling you that the score for this was 91/2 to 10 You may be already preparing to visit the library for a copy! This is a story set prior to WW1 and extending to the mid C20. It is difficult to adequately describe this book without resorting […]

  • Tai Chi Classes to start

    Daphne from Fresh-field Fitness will run a sample 45min class in the Back Hall on Monday 18 June at 11.30am for all 26 members who have shown an interest. This is not a U3A class but is open to all. Please join us.

  • Meet our new Committee

    At our AGM on May 10th, new committee members were elected. Here’s the full committee list and their responsibilities:

  • April Book Club Review

    COMPANY COMMANDER by Major Russell Lewis Six months in Helmand under constant attack This book is, in fact, the diary written by the author during his tour of duty in Afghanistan. Many in our group found it boring as well as disturbing. We narrowly and decidedly avoided political discussion and any talk of the rights […]

  • March Gardening News

    Thanks to all of you who came to the last meeting. The next meeting is on 6th April at Wedgwood at 10am. I will be showing you how to take soft tip cuttings from half hardy perennials and how I sow seeds. If you want to have a go at this, then bring a plant […]

  • Walking Netball update

    Arrangements have been made for a taster session next Friday at 12.10 at Banks Leisure Centre.  Alan, the manager, will meet us. We can then go and have a coffee/tea whilst we are there and decide if we want to carry on. We will then be able to book in for usage of the Gymnasium […]

  • Book Club latest read

    The Brooklyn Follies Paul Auster As with every one of the books we have read, there are diverse opinions about this one. As one group member said, “How strange that we have all read the same words and yet we all have a differing opinion ” This is a story in which the lynch pin […]