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🎭Theatre Group Update 🎭

8 December, 2018

Those that wish to book a place for any of the planned shows below, please be advised that your cheque is required NO LATER THAN 15/01/19.  Unfortunately, as there is no meeting before that time, cheques (made payable to ‘Weston Turville U3A Travel’) should be POSTED (or dropped in) to the group leader, Melanie Evans, by that date.  Please email Melanie at theatre@wtu3a.org.uk for the address to send/drop in your cheque too.  Pricing details are below:

Date Production Venue Cost

Thursday
14th March at 2.30pm

The comedy about a bank robbery’ Waterside Theatre, Aylesbury

£21 (was £27) – cheques are required NO LATER THAN 15/01/19 

Thursday
21st March at 2.30pm

Abigail’s party’
Waterside Theatre, Aylesbury £24.25 (was £34.25) – cheques are required NO LATER THAN 15/01/19 

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Garden Visits 2019

8 December, 2018

Here is the finalised plan for the garden visits in 2019!  For more details see the diary page on the WTU3A website

Bookings currently being taken for Old Church Cottage, Long Marston on 16th February.  Contact Gaynor Edwards at gardens@wtu3a.org.uk.

16th February Old Church Cottage, Long Marston – Full details below
March No garden visit
17th April Chenies Manor House, Rickmansworth           
29th May  Huntsmoor (NGS), Bovingdon
13th June Mottisfont (NT), Romsey 
16th July Old Camos (NGS), Thatcham
15th August Packwood House and Gardens (NT), Lapworth
19th September The Grange (NGS), Chalgrove
17th October Stowe (NT), Buckingham
 

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New Group Starting! 🎭Theatre visits🎭

7 December, 2018

Theatre visits

The new ‘Theatre’ group will start in 2019 and aims to provide trips to the theatre to see a wide range of plays, dramas, comedies and musicals.

We hope to use local theatres as much as possible (e.g. in Aylesbury, High Wycombe, Oxford and Milton Keynes), so your own or public transport can be used, but the occasional trip further afield (e.g. London) may also be organised with coach travel.  

The dates and costs will vary according to the booking arrangements.   Here are the trips that are planned so far:

Date Production Venue Cost
13th March at 2.30pm ‘The comedy about a bank robbery’ Waterside Theatre, Aylesbury Tbc
21st March at 2.30pm ‘Abigail’s party’
Waterside Theatre, Aylesbury Tbc

Trips will be advertised in the monthly Newsletter and on the website.  If you are interested and would like to book a place, please contact the group leader, Melanie Evans at theatre@wtu3a.org.uk for further details.

 

 

National U3A Newsletter November 2018 🎇

2 December, 2018

Here is the 🎇November 🎇newsletter from The Third Age Trust.  

For previous editions of the national newsletter, see the newsletter archive.  Did you know that you can sign up to receive the national U3A monthly newsletter direct to your email inbox?  If you wish to do this, please complete the form on the U3A website here.

Garden Visits – Old Church Cottage, Long Marston – 16th February

17 November, 2018
Our first garden visit in 2019 is to Old Church Cottage, an NGS garden in Long Marston.
 
Church Cottage is a 400 year-old thatched cottage. The garden has many species and varieties of snowdrops, cyclamen, crocuses, irises and other spring bulbs.  Adjoining the cottage is a disused churchyard with ancient yews, and a Norman tower being the remnant of a Chapel of Ease.
 
Garden featured in The English Garden 2018 and in Garden Answers.

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“The Drama of Dunkirk” Thames Valley Network U3A Study Day – 5th March 2019

8 November, 2018

The intention of this Thames Valley Network U3A study day is to further our understanding of one of the most important operations of the 2nd World War – the evacuation of the British Expeditionary Force under the constant bombardment of the German guns.  Full details are here

These events usually get booked up quickly, so if you are interested in attending you are advised to send in your application form quickly.

For further information, please contact Patsy Thornton, patsy@thorntac.co.uk. Tel: 01344 774812.  

 

 

National U3A Newsletter October 2018 🍂

29 October, 2018

Here is the 🍂 October 🍂 newsletter from The Third Age Trust.  

For previous editions of the national newsletter, see the newsletter archive.  Did you know that you can sign up to receive the national U3A monthly newsletter direct to your email inbox?  If you wish to do this, please complete the form on the U3A website here.

TVN Workshop for Convenors – 27th November

29 October, 2018

“How to be a happy and successful Convenor” 😀.  

A Thames Valley Network U3A Workshop on Tuesday, 27th November 2018 from 10.30am – 3.30pm  at Benson Parish Hall, Benson, Oxon OX10 6LZ.  Coffee is served from 10.00am.

This workshop is a ‘must’ for all Group Co-ordinators and Group Leaders, and details can be found here.  However, this is a popular workshop and you will need to email chairman@u3atvnetwork.org.uk to see if there is still availability.  

Food Appreciation – Beaujolais Nouveau evening – 15th November

6 October, 2018

C’est encore le moment! Le Beaujolais nouveau est là!  Or for folk like me who aren’t fluent in French…..

Its that time again!  Beaujolais Nouveau is here!

This is the 6th year of holding this event and its taking place at The Chequers Inn in Weston Turville on the evening of Thursday 15th November.  All the details can be found here.

 

National U3A Newsletter – September 2018

4 October, 2018

Here is the September newsletter from The Third Age Trust.  

For previous editions of the national newsletter, see the newsletter archive.  Did you know that you can sign up to receive the national U3A monthly newsletter direct to your email inbox?  If you wish to do this, please complete the form on the U3A website here.