Author Archives: Brian Ward

KYNREN – AN EPIC TALE OF ENGLAND

This event has been running for two or three years now, and is highly praised by those who have seen it, including some of our own members. It takes place outdoors, at Bishop Auckland, Co. Durham, on certain dates in … Continue reading

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Oh deer, what a good idea this was.

This month’s half day visit arranged by Sharon took fifteen of us to the Stourton Estates, near Baumber, and proved to be an eye opener for every one of us!  Owned by Antony & Helen Strawson, he personally took us … Continue reading

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Keep Fit Group

 Dawn has advised that she cannot be present on both Thursday 26th April, and Thursday 31st May, for the usual weekly Keep Fit class.  However, she does not want any slacking to occur and questions will be asked at the … Continue reading

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West Wolds Expeditionary Force Safely Home.

Our force of fourteen members undertook a weekend expedition to foreign parts, seeking suitable natives for missionary purposes.  Very tall Netherlanders were encountered, but did not prove too hostile, even as they gazed down upon us. Very small  persons were … Continue reading

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Cultural Visit to Halifax.

It started out a mizzly sort of day. Thankfully all of the 26 who were attending arrived well on time and we set off on the 2 hour journey to Halifax. As we arrived it was raining gently but thankfully … Continue reading

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Important News Flash!

A block booking of tickets has been made at LOUTH RIVERHEAD THEATRE, Victoria Rd, LN11 0BX,  on THURSDAY 03 MAY to see SWINGERS (previously known as Orgasm).  Price £10.00 per person.  7.30pm. Apparently a bit cheeky!! So possibly not for … Continue reading

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FORTHCOMING LOCAL WWl EXHIBITIONS

Details below of two exhibitions this year which may well be of interest to many of you.

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VISIT TO THE NEW BOMBER COMMAND CENTRE, LINCOLN.

On Wednesday 18th July, a visit has been arranged for members of U3A and also of the Market Rasen Armed Forces Veterans Breakfast Club, to go to the new Bomber Command Centre at Canwick Hill, Lincoln.  After lunch, a visit … Continue reading

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Hi-Di-Hi at Louth Riverhead Theatre.

I have blocked off twenty seats for the performance on Wednesday 14 March, 7.30 pm.  Tickets cost £8.50 each.  This is a Louth Playgoers show. Booking Form will be available from the January Monthly Meeting onwards.  Travel by own car/car … Continue reading

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KEEP FIT GROUP LIMBER UP FOR LUNCH

To reward the group’s members for another season of hard work, a collective photo of those attending the final class of 2017 was taken recently.   After the class ended, they adjourned to partake of a light, healthy and calorie … Continue reading

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Terry answers the Call of the Wild

West Wolds member Terry Francis has one of his digital photographs included on the 2018 BBC Countryfile Calendar.  OK, not on the front page, but in the collage of Highly Commended images which are included on the newly published Calendar.  … Continue reading

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An Evening with the Upstart Crow

Our most recent visit to the lovely Louth Riverhead Theatre found us for the first time sitting in the Studio, just as comfortable as the main auditorium but very intimate indeed – the players were almost standing on the toes … Continue reading

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To Bee or Not To Bee?

In 1913 Edgar Henry Thorne, a Wragby carpenter, was asked by local schoolmaster Mr. Mumby to make him a beehive.  So began the business of E.H.Thorne (Beehives) Ltd. which to this day thrives at Wragby, albeit now located in much … Continue reading

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Turkish Delight Dancers Woo the WI

Following in the footsteps of our now renowned Ukulele group, our Turkish Delight Desert Dancers recently went abroad to Nettleton to perform especially for the monthly meeting of the local WI.  Those attending the meeting were met at the door … Continue reading

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Louth Riverhead Theatre Visits

Two new shows have been booked for October and November this year.  See details on the Visits page.  Booking Forms will be available from the August Meeting.

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