Beccles

Monthly Meetings

Monthly Meeting: Wednesday 21 August 2019 - 9.30am
Doors Open 9.30am for refreshments
Venue: Beccles Public Hall
Talk: Garden Bird Watch
Admission: Members free, guests £2.50

This is your opportunity to meet with other U3A members and to find out more about any of our interest Groups; members of the committee will be available to assist with any queries.

Monthly meetings take place on the 3rd Wednesday of each month in The Public Hall in Smallgate, Beccles. Doors open at 9.45am and refreshments are served until 10.20am. The meeting is called to order at 10.30am when the Chairperson carries out any Business. This is followed by a Guest Speaker. For more information on the varied programme of talks please visit Monthly Talk

Monthly Meeting Report for July 2019

Graham Jermyn welcomed over 100 members to the July meeting and referred to the leaflet left on chairs which invited members to come forward and help Beccles U3A as either a Committee member or helper (a RUG).

Guidance indicates we should have around 15% of our membership as volunteers so a further 20 would be a great help. The leaflet will also be emailed to members and put on the website. Please approach a committee member or ring Mary on 07835 509773 or email the Chairman at Chairman

Helen Hemming has come forward to take on the Table Tennis 2 Group and similarly, Gill Leftwich has taken on the convenor role for Yoga.

Welcome meetings for members who joined between January and May 2019 are taking place on 1st and 12th August.

Waveney Stardust trip takes place on 3rd August and Newmarket Races trip, also on 3rd August will be cancelled unless more members would like to go. There are still 10 spaces for the Thursford trip on November 11th.

The Bridge Group asked for for more members to join them and ideally it would be people who have played before rather than beginners.

Graham made a presentation to Mu Gurbutt who retired from her role as Programme Co-ordinator recently and expressed his and the U3A’s appreciation for all the work she had done in arranging high quality speakers to provide entertaining talks at monthly meetings

Monthly Talks
Wed 21 August 2019: Garden Bird Watch
Wed 18 September 2019: Ann Jillings and Varley the dog, Dogs For The Deaf
Wed 16 October 2019: Mu Gurbutt Chelsea Flower Show 2012 - behind the scenes
Wed 20 November 2019: Lionel Simms Decoding Stonehenge_ TBC