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There is a separate NOTICES section for non-U3A information that we have been asked to pass on to U3A members.  Site updates are listed in the SITE UPDATES section.

03 Jan 2020

The next STAR Group Meeting will be held on Monday 6th January 2020 at 2-00PM in the Methodist Church in Selby Lane, Keyworth.  This Session will be led by Peter Williams (one of our regular STAR Group Members) who will give a talk with the title:  'Remote Sensing Techniques in Hydrocarbon Wells'.  The full programme for January to June 2020 is on the STAR Group webpage.  Chris Mason

01 Jan 2020

The Monthly Meeting Speaker Programme for 2020 is now on the What's On webpage.  Anne Townsend.

17 Dec 2019

The Wine Tasting programme for 2020 is now on the Wine Tasting webpage.  Neil Franklin

12 Dec 2019

The Listening to Music programme for January to April 2020 is now on the Listening to Music webpage.  Bill Cooper

05 Nov 2019

Short Walk Tuesday 19th November 2019 - The short walk will be in Kinoulton.  The distance is approximately 3 - 4 miles.   We will meet at the village hall car park as usual at 10.30 for car sharing.  Lunch at the Plough, Hickling.  For more information please visit the Walking webpage.  David Pitfield.

10 Oct 2019

Short Walk Tuesday 15th October 2019 - The short walk will be in East Bridgford.  The distance is approximately 3.5 miles.   We will meet at the village hall car park as usual at 10.30 for car sharing.  Lunch at the East Bridgford Garden & Home Centre.  For more information please visit the Walking webpage.  David Pitfield.

10 Sep 2019

The Listening to Music programme for September to December 2019 is now on the Listening to Music webpage.  Bill Cooper.

07 Sep 2019

The 2020 U3A diaries will be on sale from the New Horizons desk at the Monthly meetings cost 2.75  or contact Frances Turnbull 9373561

03 Sep 2019

A comprehensive review of the Heraldry Group academic year October 2018 to July 2019 is now on the Heraldry Group webpage.   Vic Taylor

26 Aug 2019

Short Walk Tuesday 17th September 2019 - The short walk will be in the region of Outwoods, near Woodhouse in Leicestershire.  The distance is approximately 4 miles but there is an alternative of 1.8 miles for those of you who want a gentler, shorter walk.   We will meet at the village hall car park as usual at 10.30 for car sharing.  Lunch at the Priory pub in Nanpantan .  For more information please visit the Walking webpage.  David Pitfield.

06 Aug 2019

Short Walk Tuesday 20th August 2019 - The August short walk will be in the Dove Cottage area near Stathern. We will meet at the village hall car park as usual at 10.30 for car sharing.  Lunch at the Nag's Head, Harby.  For more information about the walk please visit the Walking webpage.  David Pitfield.

02 Jul 2019

Short Walk Tuesday 16th July 2019 - The July short walk will be at Colwick Country Park. We will meet at the village hall car park as usual at 10.30 for car sharing.  Lunch at the Starting Gate.  Participants should look at the menu and tell David Pitfield, the group leader, what they would like. The menu can be found here.  For more information about the walk please visit the Walking webpage.  David Pitfield.

06 Jun 2019

Short Walk Tuesday 18th June 2019 - The June short walk will be around Attenborough. We will meet at the village hall car park as usual at 10.30 for car sharing, please maximise sharing.  Lunch at the Corn Mill.  For more information about the walk please visit the Walking webpage.  David Pitfield.

18 May 2019

A party of 13 STAR members visited the National Stone Centre (NSC) at Cromford on the 7th May 2019. The NSC is an educational charity, operated by a group of volunteer trustees, and has a small exhibition, cafe and shop on site and also offers guided tours.  A report on the visit is now on the STAR Group webpage.

The STAR Group Programme for June to December 2019 is now on the STAR Group webpage.
Chris Mason

25 Apr 2019

The Listening to Music programme for May to August 2019 is now on the Listening to Music webpage.  Bill Cooper.

17 Apr 2019

Short Walk Tuesday 21st May 2019 - The May short walk will be around Holme Pierrepont. We will meet at the village hall car park as usual at 10.30 for car sharing. Lunch at the Poppy & Pint, Lady Bay.  For more information about the walk please visit the Walking webpage.  David Pitfield.

04 Apr 2019

Short Walk Tuesday 16th Apr 2019 - The April short walk will be around Wysall/Willoughby. We will meet at the village hall car park as usual at 10.30 for car sharing. Lunch at the Plough, Wysall.  For more information about the walk please visit the Walking webpage.  David Pitfield.

06 Feb 2019

Some remarkable research by the WW1 History group underpinned the presentations in the Centenary Lounge to mark the recent Armistice Day Centenary including a powerpoint presentation of the background and aftermath of Armistice. This superb presentation is now available on the  WW1 History Group webpage for you to enjoy at your leisure.

27 Jan 2019

Short Walk Tuesday 19th Mar 2019 - The February short walk will be in Cotgrave Country Park. We will meet at the village hall car park as usual at 10.30 for car sharing. Lunch at Shepherds, Stragglethorpe.  For more information about the walk please visit the Walking webpage.  David Pitfield.

15 Jan 2019

Short Walk Tuesday 19th Feb 2019 - The February short walk has been kindly organised by Selwyn. We will meet at the village hall car park as usual at 10.30 for car sharing. The walk will be in Hickling with a variety of routes to choose from. Lunch at The Plough Hickling.  For more information about the walk please visit the Walking webpage.  David Pitfield.

09 Jan 2019

The next meeting of the SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY and RESEARCH (STAR) GROUP will be held
on Monday 4th February 2019. The Session will be led by Dr Tim Pharoah – British Geological Survey who is a member of STAR Group. He will be giving a talk on Fracking for Shale Gas & Oil and be giving a talk with the title: “Fracking for non-conventional hydrocarbons – An update”.  Full information including the STAR programme to June is on the STAR Group webpage.  Chris Mason

07 Jan 2019

The Programme for 2019 for the Cycling group is now on the Cycling webpage.  Tony Fletcher.



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