Author Archives: Brian Ward

West Wolds members delight Spilsby U3A

Our U3A Market Rasen Ukulele Band and our Turkish Delight Desert Dancers attended the Spilsby U3A 10th Anniversary celebrations on the 14th September. Both groups delighted the audiences with their entertainment: the Ukulele Band were gaily decorated in hats and … Continue reading

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First Aid session – Part 1.

Some 25 members recently attended a Red Cross led half day session on essential First Aid knowledge.  Arranged for us by Sharon as one of her unique experience events, the tutor was Isabel Wyatt, who travelled from Grantham to lead … Continue reading

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Harrogate & RHS Harlow Carr day trip

A new day trip has been created to take place on Friday 23rd November 2018.  Depart Tesco Market Rasen 09.45, return depart Harlow Carr c. 19.30.  Free time in Harrogate for shopping, lunch etc, then to RHS Harlow Carr to … Continue reading

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A Train Of Thought

On 22nd August we went for a long day out to Co. Durham, firstly to the specially built factory (in my day it was known as a ‘Works’) to see where Hitachi Rail EU is building electric and  diesel bi-mode … Continue reading

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HOLIDAY TO YORKSHIRE etc SEPTEMBER 18 – 20.

Due to a lady having to cancel her booking for this trip, she is offering it to anyone who would like to take her place, free of charge; everything has been paid for. Three days of visits, and two nights … Continue reading

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VISIT TO HITACHI TRAINS AND DARLINGTON LOCO BUILD AND MUSEUM.

Two places have arisen for this visit on Wednesday 22 August due to cancellation for health reasons.  Departure from Tesco Market Rasen at 07.30.  Cost £40 pp.  If interested please contact me and I will forward you the flyer with … Continue reading

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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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