Category Archives: Monthly Meetings

West Wolds September Newsletter

The September newsletter is here… You can access the newsletter from this post or from the email the majority of our members will receive on 18th September 2020. If you haven’t told us your email address or if it has … Continue reading

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Speaker Opportunity

We have received the following opportunity from Andy Smith. He came to West Wolds about three years ago. In the absence of monthly meetings you may wish to watch his video – Andy explains how below: Due to the pandemic … 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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March General Meeting

In light of the Coronavirus, the committee today discussed whether we should hold the General Meeting this Thursday (12th March). We agreed the meeting should go ahead and we would rely on the wisdom and good sense of our members … Continue reading

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U3A Meeting Clash with Election

The next U3A monthly meeting does clash with the date of the General Election however the Festival Hall is not being used for polling and therefore our meeting will go ahead as usual. Meeting as usual in the Festival Hall … Continue reading

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AGM 2019

West Wolds U3A 21st AGM Thursday 14th November 2019 at 10.30am The agenda is available by clicking here… Draft minutes from 2018 will be put forward for approval at the meeting and are available by clicking here… Nominations for standing … Continue reading

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Membership Renewal

This is a reminder that membership of West Wolds U3A is due for renewal at the beginning of September. If you haven’t already renewed and would like to continue to be a member, please complete a Membership Form so that … Continue reading

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Cake Day Review

The hall was bustling with people, and the chairs which were usually laid out in formal rows, had instead been placed around large circular tables in a much more informal and friendly arrangement. Our chairman welcomed everyone to this special … Continue reading

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20th Anniversary Starts Here…

Thursday 14th March sees the start of our 20th Anniversary celebrations. Doors will open at 9.30am and there will be the usual opportunity to browse the variety of groups we now have on offer and to meet old friends and … Continue reading

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A Personal Approach to Adult Social Care

Cheryl Holdship began her talk by explaining that she started her career as a Social Worker, working for a local authority. As a consequence of an accident to her husband she had to become a carer for him and then became … Continue reading

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Life of a Tudor Musician in a Royal Court

Standing before us were two members of de Mowbray’s Musicke band; the couple were dressed in costumes characteristic of the Tudor period and surrounded by a variety of reproduction musical instruments typical of that time. The couple explained that music was … 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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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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Meeting our Tiger by Kathleen and Chris Barnett

Kathleen began her talk by giving us some facts and figures about the tiger population which were extremely thought provoking. In the last 100 years, 95% of tigers have been wiped out; this is mainly due to habitat loss as … Continue reading

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From Curate to Cavalry by Terry Brighton

Terry introduced himself as a writer and military historian however, on leaving university as a long haired 20 something in the late 60s, he was ordained and took up his first position as curate of St Martin’s in Hereford. As … Continue reading

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