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Settle District U3A is a registered charity, No. 1095635
NEWS and NOTICES
News of the Groups
Dry Stone Walling Group
The Dry Stone Walling Group is going to take place over several days in October. At the moment this group is full.
Spanish Conversation Group
A initial meeting for the Spanish Conversation group
is being held in the cafe at Limestone View on Friday 28th September
at 10.30 am to decide when and where it will meet in future. Let me
know if you would like to come.
Table Tennis Group
The Group members arrived at Langcliffe to find that one of the tennis tables was unserviceable because the net supports were broken - undaunted they devised a solution: a net comprising a row of books! The Ruth Rendell Mysteries had a tendency to fall over when struck but overall the makeshift net worked well: a triumph for U3A spirit, skill, and ingenuity! Photo.
REGIONAL and NATIONAL NEWS AND EVENTS
A social event for all WestNet U3As (WestNet includes all members of Bradford, Craven, Ilkley & District, Keighley and Settle U3As).
Ilkley & District U3A is hosting a Ceilidh event for our own members plus our WestNet colleagues from neighbouring U3As; all WestNet U3A members are welcome.
If you have not been to one before – a Ceilidh is a hugely sociable event with lots of excellent music and dancing. There is no need to have any previous ability whatsoever; we will have an expert ‘caller’ who will give clear instructions so that even the very beginner can easily learn the routines and enjoy the dancing. You can come along solo or as a couple – dancing will engage everyone and there is no need to have a partner for the evening. Many dances include ‘progression’ from one partner to another.
Date: Friday 2nd November 2018, Time: 7.00 – 10.00pm, Place: the Main Hall, Clarke Foley Centre, Cunliffe Road, Ilkley, LS299DZ.
Max Numbers: 60. Last year was fully booked, so you need to book early to avoid disappointment. Cost: £5.00. Click here for a booking form.
Yorkshire and Humberside Region:
U3A AUTUMN SERIES OF EVENTS
Unravelling the Whitworth - Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester
Music and Art Afternoon - National Museum, Cardiff
The Royal Institution - London
'Makers not Muses' The National Gallery, London
From Pages to Stages - Ambassador Theatre - Lyceum Theatre, London
Guildhall Art Gallery - London
Christmas Concerts - The Queen's Chapel of the Savoy, London
Online Booking is available www.u3a.org.uk/events or call the National Office 0208 466 6139
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 www.u3a.org.uk or for more information phone national office 84666139
St Johns Ambulance pocket size guide covering 5 common emergency conditions available free on application www.sja.org.uk/sja/support-us/the-difference/get-a-free-first-aid-guide.aspx
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 www.discoveringbritain.org
Special discounts for U3A groups at RHS gardens. More information
U3A National Chess by email - 57 U3A members from 54 different U3A groups playing chess by email. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more details
U3A Humour Groups - there are currently 35 groups in existence. Contact Jean Bishop 01903 695215 or JeanBs2@aol.com for a starter pack