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WTu3a Newsletter – December 2021

The is now available!

 

Our newsletter for December has now been published. Read it here

There is no General Meeting in December and so the next meeting is Thursday 27th January 2022.  Our speaker is Paul Robbins with his talk “You’ve never Had it so good!”.    Click the link here to see full details of the talk.

 

Photo: Members of the Patchwork & Quilting Group with quilts ready to go to Project Linus, the charity donating quilts to sick and disadvantaged children.

 

 

The Weston Turville u3a Committee would like to wish all our members a Merry Christmas and a very Happy New Year, and would like to thank you all for your continuing support.

WTu3a going strong!

Theatre Visits in 2022 – tickets available

26 November, 2021

The following productions are now available – details and pricing are below:

Date Production Venue Cost

Monday,
31st January 2022 at 7.30pm

‘Burn the Floor’ Kevin Clifton

Waterside Theatre, Aylesbury


£56.00 (stalls)

 

Thursday,
17th February 2022 at 2.30pm

‘Matthew Bourne’s Nutcracker’

Milton Keynes Theatre,
Milton Keynes

 

£32.00 (stalls)
If you are interested and would like to book a place or further details, please contact the group leader, Melanie Evans at theatre@wtu3a.org.uk.

WTu3a Newsletter – November 2021

22 November, 2021
The is now available!

 

Our newsletter for November has now been published. Read it here

This months talk at the General Meeting on Thursday 25th November is “Curiosities in the Cotswolds”.  Our speaker is Alan Copeland.  The talk will be a laid back tour of the Cotswolds.

Membership cards will also be available to collect for those that have not yet done so.

Grub Club The last Grub Club of the year is at Chiltern Forest Golf Club on Monday, 29th November at 12 noon.  You are able to have either lunch or afternoon tea.  Contact Annie Edwards at grubclub@wtu3a.org.uk.  

Click the link here to see details of Speakers planned for our General Meetings at the Rugby until January 2022. 

WTu3a Newsletter – October 2021

24 October, 2021
The is now available!

 It’s a packed full edition! Read it here

This months talk at the General Meeting on Thursday 28th October is From Guns and Roses to Hearts and Flowers and the speaker is Catherine Jones. She will speak about how she went from being an army officer, to being a writer of romantic fiction. 

2022 Diaries have arrived and are now available to collect at the meeting.

Membership cards will also be available to collect for those that have not yet done so.

Grub Club – the next outing is 29th October at the Crows Nest.  Contact grubclub@wtu3a.org.uk to book your place.  Only 20 available. 

Science & Technology – Still places available on the trip to The Silverstone Museum on 4th November.  Contact:  science@wtu3a.org.uk.

Click the link here to see details of Speakers planned for our General Meetings from October 2021 to January 2022 at the Rugby Club. 

WTu3a Newsletter – September 2021

17 September, 2021
The is now available!

 It’s a packed full edition! Read it here

This months talk at the General Meeting on Thursday 23rd September is A is for Arsenic and the speaker is Dr Kathryn Harkup. Her talk is an exploration of the poisons used by the Queen of Crime, Dame Agatha Christie, in her bestselling detective stories. 

2022 Diaries are now available to pre-order at the meeting.

Membership cards will also be available to collect for those that have not yet done so.

Click the link here to see details of Speakers planned for our General Meetings from September 2021 to January 2022 at the Rugby Club. 

WTu3a Newsletter – August 2021

23 August, 2021
The is now available!

Read it here.  It’s full of information on the groups that have restarted. 

Thursday 26th August is our first General meeting where we resume our normal format with a Speaker!  At last we can enjoy a talk without the limitations of Zoom. 

The Speaker is Bernie Knill and his talk is entitled “Hughenden and Benjamin Disraeli – the most unlikely Prime Minister”.  Click the link here to see details of Speakers planned for our General Meetings from August to November 2021 at the Rugby Club. 

Membership cards will also be available to collect for those that have not yet done so.

WTu3a Newsletter – July 2021

18 July, 2021
The is now available!

Read it here

Thursday 22nd July is our first meeting after the restrictions have been lifted!  We can at last meet face-to-face once more. 

Our Picnic Party, starting at 1.30pm, offers a chance to meet friends that you may not have seen for months and to listen to live music from the Folk, Blues and Beyond Group.  The weather looks set to be good so it should be a great afternoon!

There is no speaker this month, but click the link here to see details of Speakers planned for our General Meetings from August to November 2021 at the Rugby Club. 

WTu3a Newsletter – June 2021

21 June, 2021
The is now available!

Read it here

Our next meeting will be on Zoom on Thursday 24th June. Hopefully our last on Zoom!

The talk is Gardens for Us and Them by Dr Ian Bedford, a retired Research Entomologist, who will speak on how home gardens can all become valuable stepping stones for our wildlife in the quest to protect the natural reserves.

Click the link here to see details of Speakers planned for our General Meetings from June to November 2021 via Zoom and at the Rugby Club once Government restrictions are lifted.

Free talks from Mirthy for Loneliness Awareness Week 14-18 June

14 June, 2021

From the 14th – 18th of June, Mirthy will be hosting ‘Festival of Belonging 2021’ – 5 days of FREE online events in support of Marmalade Trust’s Loneliness Awareness Week.

Visit this website to learn more – Mirthy Festival of belonging 

From Storytelling to Belly Dancing, DIY poetry to Laughing Yoga, all events will be highly interactive, completely FREE, and focused on building a sense of belonging throughout the U3A community.

Online events are available to attend on the day by Zoom following the link on the website. So there’s no need to book in advance. 

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You may also be interested in other Mirthy Zoom events that are currently available at reasonable prices.  See below.  All the details, dates and prices are in their Event Catalogue:

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