Author Archives: Sharon Rupp

Latest Talk from Scunthorpe u3a

Scunthorpe u3a have added us to their online Speaker invitation list, the next one being on Friday 26th March at 1.45pm .  The link is below the photo. This time Brian Fernley from the South West Aviation Heritage Trust will … Continue reading

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MORE TALKS WITH SCUNTHORPE U3A

Scunthorpe U3A have kindly invited West Wolds Members to join them for their next 3 online Speakers, details below. Put the date in your diary and look out for the invitation link nearer the date to join. March 26th will be … Continue reading

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U3A ON ITV TONIGHT

The U3A CEO Sam Mauger is featured on an ITV program tonight called ‘How To Age Well’ at 7.30pm Here is a link for details: https://mailchi.mp/u3a/em-11-03-21-u3a-on-itv-tonight-at-730pm?e=dc8ad7e048

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REMINDER FOR OUR NEXT SPEAKER

Our next online Speaker is coming up on this Thursday 11th March at 10.30am: ‘Life of a Lighterman’ describes how bulk loads of cargo were transported from cargo ships in the Docks in Hull, along the River Ouse and into … Continue reading

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FREE ONLINE TALKS FROM THE NATIONAL U3A

The National u3a run talks and courses all year for members to access. Below is the link to view what is coming up that you can register for: https://www.u3a.org.uk/events/educational-events     Current topics include subjects on Japan, Geology, beginners Genealogy, Maths, … Continue reading

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Invitation from Scunthorpe & District u3a

Our friends at Scunthorpe u3a have invited us to join their February speaker by Zoom: Stephen Wells – The history of Butlins Holiday camps Stephen Wells went from being a Butlin Redcoat to being Entertainment Executive responsible for putting on … Continue reading

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Free Talks – A Snapshot of Lincolnshire’s Churches

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Mad as a Hatter – 11th February at 10.30am

If  you would like to watch this talk, please register using the link below  https://mirthy.co.uk/u3a-westwolds Once registered you will receive a confirmation email with a unique link in it to access the talk. A reminder email will be sent 24 … Continue reading

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THE BENEFITS OF VOLUNTEERING

U3a National Office have appointed a PR Advisor (Chris Hartney-Mills) for the East Midlands Region to develop channels of communication and increase awareness. West Wolds u3a therefore need a volunteer to be our nominated contact so that he can forward … Continue reading

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Memoir Writing Project

Rosanna McGlone has been awarded Arts Council Funding to run a Memoir Writing project: Lincolnshire Lives. It’s about the lives of 12 ordinary people, people just like you. Perhaps you were a trawlerman’s wife, a shop worker, a carer, worked … Continue reading

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Creative Writing Competition

King Lear Prizes is a national creative arts competition for older people during the COVID-19 pandemic. The latest round of the competition is running from January to 19th March . The competition is specifically for amateurs and beginners who are … Continue reading

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Technology – Are You Being Left Behind?

The benefits of technology for third agers includes beating loneliness, taking control, participation and independence. We are instigating a program of improving members skills (including starting from scratch) with 1:1 sessions in the coming year and will tackle basic smartphone … Continue reading

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Poisons for Medicine Review

Mirthy are the company who we are using to deliver online talks. Every Thursday they offer free talks which anyone can sign up for on their website mirthy.co.uk – scroll down to find the selected Free Talks and register. Last … Continue reading

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