The latest edition of the National Newsletter is now available . Items that may be of interest to some of you
- Nat West bank is running a ‘Friends against Scam’ on 12th May, details for signing up for it in the newsletter
- There is a streamed seminar on Robotics on 14th May at 2,30. Details again in the newsletter
- There are a series of tutorials on the use of Zoom for running groups from 12th-15th May
In ‘Confined to Quarters’ you will find some new items – both Sounds of the 50/70s and Sounds of the 60s have new presentations and virtual tours of some English gardens and Keukenhof tulip fields on the YouTube page and some new songs to sing along to by Andy and Sandra Carter and songs by Ken Roberson on the Singalong page
Peter Ashton kindly pointed out this item about what you should do if your MOT has/is about to expire
Andrew Lloyd Webber
The current Friday night series has ended but there might be more in the future
The National Theatre
Thursday 28th May 7.00 for one week
Official This House
It’s 1974, and Britain has a hung Parliament. The corridors of Westminster ring with the sound of infighting and backstabbing as the political parties battle to change the future of the nation.
Disney on Broadway
Music from a variety of productions
Royal Opera House
Recordings of a variety of Opera and Ballet productions
The Sound of Music
Full Stage Show
Friday May 22nd 7.00
Blood & Chocolate
The story of Rowntree & York during WW1
It is always better to watch these on a large screen TV. Most ‘Smart’ TVs will have the option to view YouTube but you might need to load an extra app. Probably like me you will have to ask one of the younger generation to help you !
We have created a new area of the website with various activities and information to help ease us through this difficult period. Hopefully you will find something there to entertain/inform/interest you.
Following the Government’s official statement on 16th March we the Committee feel that we have no option but to suspend all our U3A meetings, trips, outings, functions including Group Meetings until further notice.
We trust you will follow all the guidelines to avoid getting this virus. If any member is unfortunate and does get the virus please inform the Chairman, Sheila Satterthwaite because we have to notify Head Office. Please take care and keep well.
Dan wishes to let you know that all coach trips for this year have been cancelled and will be rescheduled for 2021
All Thames Valley Network Day Courses are postponed. Any cheques sent with applications will be shredded
We hope that we will be able to keep in touch with you and keep you up to date by this website or email.
Sadly there are people out there prepared to take advantage of the situation so Thames Valley Police have warned about strangers calling offering to do shopping, bogus on-line shopping sites and offers of coronavirus self testing kits.(no legitimate company is yet offering these).
The Third Age Trust is providing up to date information on their website and in their National Newsletter