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Settle District U3A is a registered charity, No. 1095635

Information May2019



Summer Schools 2019

5th to 8th August - Live Laugh and Learn at the The Hawkhills Easingwold.

Book Monday 12th to Thursday 15th August 2019 Aston University, Birmingham

Book Tuesday 10th to Friday 13th September 2019 Royal Agricultural University, Cirencester

Midsummer History Trail Host ‐ Settle District U3A Wednesday, 19 June 2019 From 6 pm

New Courses *UPDATED*

Retro Stretch and Tone will be starting in September! It will run on the 1st, 3rd and 5th Friday morning, between 10 and 11am, in the Catholic Church Hall, lead by Alyson Cadman, an experienced keep fit instructor. This is a fun exercise group for all abilities set to music.

On line sign up is available but space is limited so sign up today using the Beacon members area.


ATG Theatre Card Offer for U3A members at a reduced price of £25 (full price £35). For more details visit the events page of the U3A members website or for more information phone national office 84666139

There are international students at our universities hoping to have the privilege of meeting people who live in the UK. Having a well-educated younger person from another part of the world visit you for a day, a weekend, or over Christmas, is an ideal way of exchanging ideas about your respective cultures. It�s an opportunity to take a pride in our own country and to understand more about another one, while showing kindness to someone far from home. It�s also great fun. If you�re not sure about doing this on your own, why not get together with another U3A member and make a great international weekend of it? HOST is a well-established charity whose hosts are volunteers. Please see or call local organiser Sue Binns on 01845 524846.

St Johns Ambulance pocket size guide covering 5 common emergency conditions available free on application

First two of U3A Walking Guides are available one of Bodmin Moor and one written about Settle written by local u3a member Tony Stevens. Available to download (35 pages) on

Special discounts for U3A groups at RHS gardens. More information at

U3A National Chess by email - 57 U3A members from 54 different U3A groups playing chess by email. Contact for more details

U3A Humour Groups - there are currently 35 groups in existence. Contact Jean Bishop 01903 695215 or for a starter pack