Category Archives: News

Harrogate & RHS Harlow Carr Gardens. 23 November 2018.

Over 40 members enjoyed an afternoon exploring and shopping in Harrogate, then an evening at the GLOW illuminations at Harlow Carr.  Here are some images which just I captured.  Other members of our digital photography group also enjoyed the challenges … Continue reading

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Lincoln University – Help Wanted

Have you helped to organise care for an older person? We are researchers trying to find out how easy or difficult it is to find the right kind of help for older people who have to pay for their own … Continue reading

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Russian State Ballet. 21 February 2019.

ADDITIONAL VISIT TO THE PROGRAMME RECENTLY PUBLISHED. Following our enjoyment of their performance of Swan Lake at Halifax earlier this year, I have booked 25 tickets to see a matinee performance of Nutcracker at the Hull New Theatre, on Thursday … Continue reading

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Ukulele Band Up and Coming Gigs

Our Ukulele Band have a number of gigs coming up before Christmas – see below. If you wish to attend any of the public events please contact one of the group members on the Group web page for more details. … Continue reading

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2018 AGM

An AGM is ostensibly a formal meeting and, whilst it may not be the most exciting way to spend a morning, it is a constitutional requirement. It was therefore pleasing to note that a fair proportion of the membership had … Continue reading

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Members Escape Blood Feeding Flower

Tuesday 6th November saw a dozen members at Louth Riverhead Theatre, to sit through an evening in the Little Shop of Horrors .. the story of a Skid Row florist’s shop where a new cross breed of plant becomes a … Continue reading

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U3A Calendar for 2019

Our very own 2019 Calendar produced by the Digital Photography group is now available to view, and for you to order copies for friends at home and abroad, as well as for yourself. The layout is now larger and has … Continue reading

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Festive Foto Fun For All

For a little light festive relief, our December issue of your Newsletter will carry a special selection of photographs of some of our members – taken when they were considerably younger than now!  See if you can identify your fellow … Continue reading

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Tommy Goes To War by Michael Credland

Michael Credland developed an interest in WW1 from a very early age and, over the years, has built up a formidable collection of artefacts and memorabilia, some of which he had brought along today. He is also a well-respected authority … Continue reading

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U3A 2019 Diaries

The pre-ordered U3A diaries will be available for collection at  the October General Meeting David Oliver

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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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The History of Dennetts Ice Cream by Robin Dennett

Dennetts Ice Cream company was started in the 1920s by Robin’s grandparents who had a dairy farm. Using milk from their herd of Lincoln reds/Friesians, Arthur and Mary Dennett sold milk by the pint along with butter and cheese and ultimately … Continue reading

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AGM Proposal

Details of the AGM are now available by clicking here… At the meeting you will be asked to vote on whether we retain our existing object clause set out below in section 1 or adopt the National U3A object clause as … Continue reading

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Membership Renewal

This is a reminder that membership of West Wolds U3A is due for renewal. If you haven’t already renewed and would like to continue to be a member, please complete a Membership Form so that we have up-to-date details for … 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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