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Welcome to Aylesbury Vale U3A website. Here you will find the latest news about membership, regular meetings and the groups that are run from our U3A. We have a regular monthly meeting on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at Meadowcroft and Quarrendon Community Centre where we can find out what’s going on in the various groups, meet up with friends, as well as hear informative and entertaining talks by a variety of speakers. Continue reading

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Wisley RHS Gardens

Garden Group trip to Wisley RHS Gardens

Monday 22nd October

Leave at 9.30am

Entry to Gardens and Garden Tour £22

Contact: Chris Reading 

 

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Blenheim Palace Living Crafts Fair


Dan McGregor is organising a trip to the

Living Crafts Fair for Christmas
at Blenheim Palace
on Thursday 15th November

Signing up list at July meeting

Full details

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Jun 13th Meeting

 

Play the recording of today’s announcements

Summary:- full details in above recording

  • Tues 4th Sep Thames Valley Network Study Day – Polar Exploration- Details
  • Fri 22nd Jul Princes Risborough U3a – Question Time with David Lidington 12.00 Full details on Weston Turville U3A website
  • Jane Trow has been co-opted as the new Groups co-ordinator
  • The Committee is going to introduce a new administration system for membership and finance. It is a U3A system called Beacon (see recent Third Age  News)
  • Psychology Group 22nd Jun 10.00 Tennis Club ‘Early influences’
  • We are still looking for ‘Acts’ for the Christmas Show – contact Andy Carter
  • Wed 20th Speaker on Speed & Motion photography
  • History Group Tues 19th 2.45 Conflict over foundation of Malaysia 1962-66
  • 50s & 70s Music Jul 10th John Wilford Music of the 70s
  • Coffee Morning Tues 17th at new venue Watermead Inn(see details)
  • Membership renewal – must sign to give permission for us to keep details on our database needed at next meeting or by post – remember SAE
  • Duxford Air Show – still a few places
  • Backstage tour of Waterside Theatre 17th and/or 20th Sep
  • Summer Rock n Roll Party – a few tickets still available

June Newsletter now available

 

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30th Birthday Pictures

See Gallery for some pictures of the 30th Anniversary Meeting

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Summer Rock & Roll Party

 

Thursday 28th June

Tennis Club

Full details re booking etc Here

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Blenheim Palace Living Crafts Fair

Dan McGregor is organising a trip to the

Living Crafts Fair for Christmas
at Blenheim Palace
on Thursday 15th November

Full details

 

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Sounds of the 50’s and 70’s – New Group

Sounds of 50’s & 70’s

 

 

 

 

 

A new group to recall the life and times of the 1950’s and 1970’s through the music of those decades presented individually or jointly by members.

Members can suggest topics, artists, or genres for discussion, and, if required, there will be someone able to do the research and produce a presentation. The format will follow that of the current Sounds of the Sixties study group.

Leader: Phil Davies; Deputy: Roland Scroggs.    Contact  fifties70s@avu3a.org.uk
Frequency: Monthly, on second Tuesday. 14.00 – 16.00
Venue: Aylesbury Tennis Club, 84 Wendover Road, HP21 9NJ.

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Visit to Hever Castle & Penshurst Place

Dan McGregor is organising a trip to Hever Castle & Penshurst Place on Monday 13th August. The list will go up in April. Full details here

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Battle of Britain Airshow

Dot & Phil Toler are organising a trip to the Battle of Britain Airshow 2018 at Duxford on Saturday 22nd September.   Signing up at the March meeting . Full details are here

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Our Trusted Tradespeople

Reminder :- there is a service to put you in touch with tradespeople that other members have found reliable. See details of Our Trusted Tradespeople

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