Author Archives: Sharon Rupp

Behind-the-Scenes of your Committee

The Committee extend a warm invitation to all members to attend a Committee Meeting to see ‘behind the scenes’ of what we do to keep your u3a running. You are welcome to come along and observe, and you might find being … Continue reading

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Today’s Speaker

JOHN NOWELL –  A DAY ABOVE LINCOLNSHIRE John Nowell served for 20 years in the Royal Air Force, and then flew as a personal pilot to His Majesty, the late Sultan Qaboos of Oman. He published his first photographic book … Continue reading

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u3a 2022 Diaries

The 2022 u3a Diaries are now available to order for £3.50. Please see me at this Thursday’s General Meeting to order and pay. Thank you Sharon Rupp

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Jack The Ripper – Scunthorpe U3A Speaker Topic

Scunthope U3A invite us to their last Zoom Speaker this Friday August 27th at 1.45pm, and the subject is Jack The Ripper presented by Paul Robbins. Paul returns to the East End of  his childhood to talk about the World’s … Continue reading

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u3a 2022 Diaries

The 2022 u3a Diaries are now available to order for £3.50. Payment must be in advance please, and the last date to order is September 30th. Please see Sharon Rupp at the September General Meeting.

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Our August Speaker-Nigel MacKnight

Today, at our first meeting with a speaker since March 2020, we welcomed Nigel MacKnight, a successful technical author. Coming from ordinary back ground, Nigel found an aptitude for writing technical books in layman’s speak about anything that moved – … Continue reading

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FRIDAY 23RD JULY ‘THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF AGATHA CHRISTIE’

Once again, Scunthorpe U3A have included us in their Zoom speaker presentation on Friday 23rd July: ” The curious incident of Agatha Christie” Time: Jul 23, 2021 at  1.45pm Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83882493179?pwd=OE1VWmNJOGdJcVY1bnQydzkxYTFBQT09 Meeting ID: 838 8249 3179 Passcode: 077472

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Tuesday July13th – Zoom Speaker ‘Masters of Mirth pt 2’

Louth u3a have kindly opened their July speaker by Zoom to us on Tuesday 13th July -apologies for late notification, we have only just received it. We had Mike Storr some years ago, and this is Part 2: ‘Masters of … Continue reading

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KEEP FIT CLASSES RE-STARTING

KEEP FIT CLASSES   ARE RE-STARTING ON THURSDAY JULY 15TH at 10.15am AT THE FESTIVAL HALL  £1.50 PER SESSION COVID 19 REQUIRMENTS: PLEASE WEAR A MASK TO ENTER/LEAVE BRING YOUR OWN DRINK MAINTAIN 2M DISTANCE FETCH AND RETURN YOUR CHAIR VOLUNTEERS NEEDED TO … Continue reading

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u3a 40th Anniversary Quilt Competition

40th Anniversary of the u3a movement 2022 In 2022, u3a will celebrate its 40th anniversary and a number of national events are planned throughout the year. Because there are so many Craft groups, there will be a competition to create an Anniversary … Continue reading

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ZOOM SPEAKER THIS FRIDAY AT 1.45PM

Once again, Scunthorpe u3a have invited us to watch their monthly speaker entitled ‘The Village Lock Up’ on Friday at 1.45pm, details below: Jun 25, 2021 1:45 pm Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82284361081?pwd=dnlocVl5cEViRXRyRzhadmFZRHZnUT09 Meeting ID: 822 8436 1081 Passcode: 069904

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Banda Aceh – After The Wave

This morning our speaker Jim Holmes presented us with a photographic account of the effects of the 2004 tsunami on Banda Aceh, which took the full force of the wave. Jim has been a professional freelance photographer for 35 years … Continue reading

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Thursday’s Speaker Invitation

On Thursday 10th June our Speaker will be Jim Holmes, a freelance photographer documenting humanitarian work worldwide, in conjunction with international non-government organisations and charities that manage projects worldwide. Aceh, After the Wave. December 2004 saw a massive undersea earthquake send … Continue reading

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June Speaker Zoom Link

On 10th June our Speaker will be Jim Holmes, a freelance photographer documenting humanitarian work worldwide, in conjunction with international non-government organisations and charities that manage projects worldwide. Aceh, After the Wave. December 2004 saw a massive undersea earthquake send a … Continue reading

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CALLNG ALL QUIZZERS- BUT BE QUICK!

Louth u3a have kindly invited us to join them and other u3a’s in the region for a quiz night on Wednesday 2nd June (yes, this Wednesday!) at 7pm via Zoom. This event will be for fun and answers self marked … Continue reading

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