Category Archives: Interest Group

Ukulele Group One

Ukulele Interest Group Relaunch Are you still managing to keep occupied during the various lock downs and restrictions, or are you fed up with gardening, decorating or cleaning the house/car/shed/garage, and wondering what else you could do? As we are … Continue reading

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Winter Learning Programme

All initiatives are available at: National Programmes. Initiatives are intentionally released on a stagger to keep people’s interest and participation over the winter. Events which require members to book are at: Educational Events. The website will be updated regularly so … Continue reading

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Group Activities

Several Group Convenors have asked as to when their groups can meet again. The committee discuss this at every online committee meeting and at the moment our advice is not to meet in person. Below is the advice from National … Continue reading

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Creative Writing Contributions

We have had a number of items submitted under the Creative Writing Challenge. To read them click on the links below: South Darenth – Janice Adams When Harry Met Bob – Janice Adams The Rainbow – Julia Francis Feeble Excuses … Continue reading

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Learning in Lockdown

Why not try a MOOC? I’d read about MOOCs – or Massive Open Online Courses, to give them their full title – in the Third Age Matters magazine. They are usually recommended for members who, for whatever reason, can’t attend … Continue reading

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Challenge Yourself…

As if these times are not challenging enough we’ve devised a challenge for everyone… In the coming month we’re looking to get a simple A4 newsletter out to as many of you as possible and to publish it here on … Continue reading

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Keep Fit by Zoom

Sue Normandale is offering some keep fit classes via Zoom. Zoom is a video conferencing facility that allows you to see and talk to people. She will be holding the classes on Mondays from 11 am. For more details and … Continue reading

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Corona Virus Update

Dear Members of West Wolds U3A, As I hope we are all aware by now we have been “strongly advised” by our government to drastically limit physical contact with each other in order to stay well ourselves and, also to … Continue reading

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Batik Courses

At the end of January we enjoyed Steve McCarthy’s beautiful studio space for our beginner’s Batik courses. Batik is a form of resist dyeing using hot wax to control the spread of colour, creating a design on fabric. Both sessions … Continue reading

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New Group – Current Affairs

This new group will discuss local and world issues of the day. Each member will be expected to introduce an item of news. Meetings will be held on the 1st Tuesday of every month for 4 sessions starting on 3rd … Continue reading

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THEATRE VISITS FOR 2020.

Visits to local theatres are arranged by Cath Whelan (01673 843820) and are by own car/car share.  Already booked for next year are (all evening shows): Louth Riverhead Theatre: Rolling Stones Tribute             –      … Continue reading

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Chair Yoga Starting January 6th

CHAIR YOGA WITH SUE Chair Yoga is starting again on Monday 6th January, Festival Hall, start at ten o’clock. Start the new year with a holistic healthy exercise. A gentle mindful form of exercise, to develop holistic health, flexible joints … Continue reading

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Gardening Group Next Event

A presentation on ‘Plants for Walls and Fences‘ by Janette Merilion– international horticultural lecturer and garden designer. Visitors welcome. Wednesday October 16th. 2pm Holyrood Old School Hall, King St, Market Rasen

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Batik for Beginners

Beginners Batik with Jane Young Wednesday 29th January 2020. 10 am – 1pm A 3 hour introduction to this lovely craft for total beginners. Batik uses hot wax to control the spread of dye to decorate fabrics. No drawing or … Continue reading

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Gardening Group Visit

On Sunday, September 1st, members of the Gardening Group enjoyed a visit to Hall Farm, Harpswell, which was open in aid of the NGS charities, for the final time this year. It was also free seed-collecting day which was a … Continue reading

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