News - 2015 Archive

18 Dec 2015

The Cycling Programme for 2016 is now available on the Cycling webpage.  Roy Turnbull.

13 Dec 2015

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Putting the World to Rights.  The next meeting will be at 2pm on Monday 11th January 2016 in the Parochial Church Hall.  Sam Boote will lead a dscussion on 'Governance of the United Kingdom' .  Come along and have your say.  Click here for the PTWR webpage with enlarged poster.

07 Dec 2015

Short Walks: December 2015 and January 2016 -  the group will be having a Christmas and New Year break during these months and will be back in  February 2016; all information will be on the website. Gloria Wright.

21 Nov 2015

On the 18th November five members of the STAR Group attended a very interesting lecture by Matt Taylor at Nottingham Trent University.  Matt is the European Space Agency (ESA) Project Scientist on the Rosetta Mission and his lecture was on the 'Rosetta Mission So Far'.  Chris Mason's report on the lecture is on the STAR Group webpage.

04 Nov 2015

Short Walk Tuesday 17th November 2015 - we meet at the Village Hall Car Park at 10.30am for cars.  The walk is Trent Bridge - Meadows - West Bridgford.  For more information about the walks please visit the Walking webpage.  Gloria Wright.

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The Autumn Coffee & Groups Open Morning was held on Saturday 10th October.  It was most pleasing that a good number came along and there was such a lively 'buzz' around the hall, with much conversation going on around all the various tables and enjoyment of the coffees etc provided.  A selection of photographs taken by Sheila Barton can be viewed on Flickr - Keyworth U3A, follow this link.

During the Coffee and Groups Open Morning some suggestions for possible new interest groups were made.  The suggestions were:  Italian Conversation, Calligraphy, Railway Modelling, Sunday Lunch / Weekend Activities, Canasta, Cryptic Crosswords and Flower Arranging. These were notified at the October Monthly Meeting, with sign-up sheets for those present to indicate interest in the suggested topics.  For the results and more information go to the Interest Groups webpage.

26 Oct 2015

The New Horizons Events List  has been updated with all the latest event information. The updated list is in the  What's On section. Sue O'Donoghue.

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Refresh your knowledge of wartime Bletchley Park with the excellent STAR Group Bletchley Park Visit Report and look at the Photographs taken during the Bletchley Park  visit.  For more information about the STAR Group go to the STAR Group webpage. Speakers for future sessions urgently required, please contact Chris Mason.

05 Oct 2015

Short Walk Tuesday 20th October 2015 - we meet at the Village Hall Car Park at 10.30am for cars.  The walk is in Colwick Park and surrounds.  For more information about the walks please visit the Walking webpage.  Gloria Wright.

22 Sep 2015

The New Horizons Events List  has been updated with all the latest event information. The updated list is in the  What's On section. Sue O'Donoghue.

07 Sep 2015

Listening to Music - the programme for September to December 2015 is now available on the Listening to Music webpage.  Bill Cooper.

04 Sep 2015

Short Walk, Tuesday 15th September  - West Bridgford to Gamston - we meet at the Bus Stop, the Village Square, Keyworth for 10.20am for our walk.   Please bring your Bus Pass with you.   For more information about the walks please visit the Walking webpage.  Gloria Wright


20 Aug 2015

The First East Midlands U3As Summer School will be held in August 2016 at Nottingham Trent University, Brackenhurst Campus, Southwell, from Tuesday evening16th August to Friday 19th August 2016.  There is much more information on the East Midlands U3As website.  The plan is to run courses on the topics listed there.  The final selection of courses will depend on registered student interest.  Please register your interest by the end of October 2015. You can register your interest by sending your full name, U3A, preferred course and email address to: michaelamoody2015@gmail.com. Those without an email address can ring 01526 352239. 

12 Aug 2015

Short Walk, Tuesday 18th August  - Arboretum - we meet at the Bus Stop, the Village Square, Keyworth for 10.20am for our walk.   Please bring your Bus Pass with you.   For more information about the walks please visit the Walking webpage.  Gloria Wright

04 Aug 2015

On the 9th July the Heraldry Group met for a private tour of Newstead Abbey.   There is a very interesting  illustrated description of the trip prepared by Clare Franklin on the Heraldry webpage.  Vic Taylor

The New Horizons Events List  has been updated with all the latest event information. The updated list is in the  What's On section. Sue O'Donoghue.

16 Jul 2015

STAR GROUP are organising a visit to Bletchley Park on Monday 5th October 2015 and the visit is open to all, you do not have to be  a member of the STAR group.  Full information on this leaflet.  Vouchers are available from Chris Mason (tel: 0115-846-0821) and cost 26.00 per person. Vouchers will be on sale at the next U3A General Meeting on 28th July.  Chris Mason

The STAR Group webpage has been updated with the latest Programme for June 1st onwards,   Follow this link to the STAR Group webpage.  Chris Mason.

11 Jul 2015

Please note that because of holiday commitments the July Singing for Fun session will be on the 4th Wednesday, July 22nd, instead of the usual 3rd Wednesday. Gill Wilcockson.

07 Jul 2015

Cinema Club The Broadway has withdrawn the use of one of their screen rooms which they have allowed us to use for several years. We have had some discussion with them but to no avail . This means that the film " Galaxy Quest" which will be shown at 1.00 o'clock on Monday 3rd August will be our last film. If anything happens to alter things in the future I will of course let you know.  Brenda Parsons.

22 June 2015

Are you interested in learning about Mah Jongg?  Group Leader Paul Roebuck has prepared an introductory slideshow for newcomers to the game.  The presentation can be found on the Mah Jongg Group webpage. Potential players would be very welcome to come along to the meetings held on the fourth Thursday in the afternoon.

17 Jun 2015

The New Horizons Events List  has been updated with all the latest event information. The updated list is in the  What's On section. Sue O'Donoghue.

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Some excellent photographs taken during the Creative Groups Exhibition held in the Village Hall on 18th April are available via Flickr, follow this link to view the album: Flickr - Keyworth U3A - Creative Groups Exhibition.

09 Jun 2015

Short Walk Tuesday 16th June 2015 - Mystery Walk, leader Linda, we meet at the Village Hall Car Park at 10.15am for cars.  
Short Walk Tuesday 21th July 2015 - Trent Bridge and surrounds, leader Pat, we meet at the Village Hall Car Park at 10.30am for cars.  
For more information about the walks please visit the Walking webpage.  Gloria Wright.

03 June 2015

Keyworth Explorer Scouts Fundraising Quiz, Saturday 13th June, teams of 4-6 people, Keyworth Village Hall, 7.30pm.  Full details on this Quiz Poster.

28 May 2015

The STAR Group webpage has been updated with the Programme for June 1st onwards, information on a proposed visit to Bletchley Park in October, and a report on the latest Open Dome Evening at Nottingham Trent University.   Follow this link to the STAR Group webpage.  Chris Mason.

26 May 2015

The New Horizons Events List  has been updated with all the latest event information. The updated list is in the  What's On section. Sue O'Donoghue.

11 May 2015

The Third Age Trust Annual Conference and AGM is to be held this year in Nottingham at the East Midlands Conference Centre on August 26th and 27th.  Full details in the What's On section.

Short Walk Tuesday 19th May 2015 - we meet at the Village Hall Car Park at 10.30am for cars.  The walk starts in Bunny.  For more information about the walks please visit the Walking webpage.  Gloria Wright.

Listening to Music - the programme for May to August 2015 is now available on the Listening to Music webpage.  Bill Cooper.

Creative Keyworth U3A - Follow the links to the Photography and Craft webpages to see images of their displays in the Village Hall on Saturday 18th April. 

The members of the committee for 2015/2016 were elected during the AGM held on Tuesday 28th April.  The new committee met for the first time on Tuesday 5th May when the responsibilites were agreed.  See Our Committee for details.

14 Apr 2015

Short Walk Tuesday 21st April 2015 - we meet at the Village Hall Car Park at 10.30am for cars/bus.  The walk is in the University Park and surrounds.  Please have your Bus Pass in case needed.  For more information about the walks please visit the Walking webpage.  Gloria Wright.

30 Mar 2015

The sixth Annual General Meeting of Keyworth & District U3A will be held on Tuesday 28th April 2015 at the start of the April Open Meeting.  The April speaker is Nick Riley, the subject Fracking.

23 Mar 2015

Creative Keyworth U3A Saturday 18th April 2015, Keyworth Village Hall, 1.00 pm – 4.30 pm.  There will be displays and some craft demonstrations by members of Keyworth & District U3A creative groups: Bobbin Lace, Craft, Drawing, Heraldry, Needlecraft, Painting, Photography, Singing For Fun.  Come and see what they are doing!   Complimentary refreshments will be available.  More information in What's On.

The New Horizons Events List  has been updated with all the latest event information. The updated list is in the  What's On section. Sue O'Donoghue.

08 Mar 2015

Short Walk 17th March 2015 - We meet at the Village Hall Car Park at 10.20am for cars/bus for Edwalton - West Bridgford circular.  Please have your Bus Pass to hand.  For more information about the walks please visit the Walking webpage.  Gloria Wright.

23 Feb 2015

To learn more about the Exploring Heraldry group go to the Heraldry webpage where group leader Vic Taylor's article for the Spring newsletter covering their Autumn and Winter Programme 2014 - 15 has been added.

The New Horizons Events List  has been updated with all the latest event information. The updated list is in the  What's On section. Sue O'Donoghue.

03 Feb 2015

The East Midlands Regional Trustee has written a letter to all Chairmen of East Midlands U3As to give them an update on things that are happening at National and Regional levels in the U3A movement. At the Regional level questions are sometimes asked about where our moneys come from and how they are spent, and the letter includes an appendix that sets this out clearly.  The letter is in the Publications section of the East Midlands U3As website.

14 Jan 2015

The New Horizons Events List  has been updated with all the latest event information. The updated list is in the  What's On section. Sue O'Donoghue.

13 Jan 2015

Short Walk - 17th February 2015: Bassingfield.  We meet at the Village Hall Car Park at 10.20am for car share (additional cars required).  Please bring your Bus Pass with you in case its needed. Suitable walking shoes required.  For more information about the walks please visit the Walking webpage.  Gloria Wright.

10 Jan 2015

A selection of excellent photographs taken by Keith and Sheila Barton during the Christmas Party can be viewed in the Recent Events section.

The Wine Tasting Programme for 2015 can be viewed on the Wine Tasting webpage.  Doug Miles.



Previous Years

The 2014 news items are in the News 2014 Archive.
The 2013 news items are in the News 2013 Archive.
The 2012 news items are in the News 2012 Archive.
The 2011 news items are in the News 2011 Archive
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