On Tuesday 15th May, Sally Morgan hosted eight of the Art Group where we watched an excellent DVD – ‘The British Museum presents – HOKUSAI’. The DVD told the history of Hokusai, who was born, lived in and raised by adoptive, artisan parents in Tokyo. He started drawing at the age of 6 and in […]
The Group took “19th century German Cities” as its theme this season. In the course of seven meetings, with cooperative input from more than half the membership, we reviewed 14 cities, from Berlin & Potsdam in the North to Vienna & Salzburg in the South by way of (amongst others) Hamburg & Lübeck in the […]
Last September, Steve Dimond, one of the walking group completed the Bhutan Snowman trek – one of the most difficult treks in the world according to the Lonely Planet Guide. In 24 days, Steve and 5 other intrepid trekkers, crossed 11 high passes over 4,500 metres passing small villages, isolated farming settlements and yak herders […]
On a recent visit to stay with my sister Hazel, in West Sussex, the subject of U3A’s came up. I told her how much enjoyment and laughter I had from our play-reading group. Hazel too, had been a member of a play-reading group with two elderley ladies to whom she gave a lift. On the […]
At the meeting on Tuesday 1st May, we will be watching “Orpheus in the Underworld by Offenbach Taking advantage of the “5th Tuesday” in May we are going to split Wagner’s Tristan Und Isolde in half, and watch the first half on Tues 29th May and the 2nd half on Tuesday 5th June. Members of […]
Mondays 9.30am at Crelake, Pixon Lane car park. New members are always welcome to join the Walking Group. Bus passes and NT cards may be useful. Long and short walks are avilable on most Mondays. There will be no walks on either of the two bank holidays in May.