Crowborough

Events

The venue for Crowborough U3A monthly general meetings is the All Saints' Church New Hall, Chapel Green, Crowborough. Doors open at 2pm for tea and coffee. Meeting starts at 2.30pm.

The Sussex U3A Network (S.U.N.) have a programme of Saturday courses for U3A members.These are held at a variety of venues across East and West Sussex.
Further details may be found on their website (S.U.N. website link)


Dates for your Diary
Meetings
Wed Feb 21st AGM

followed by

'The Green Man in English Churches' talk by Imogen Corrigan
Wed Mar 21st 'Becoming a Famous Author' talk by Martin Lloyd
Wed Apr 18th 'Growing Old Disgracefully' talk by Lady Constance Crabtree
Wed May 16th 'Unmasking the Cock Lane Ghost' talk by Ian Keable
Wed Jun 20th 'Sawbones Quacks or Inventive medicine' by Time Span
Wed Jul 18th 'More Magic' by Bertie Pearce
Wed Aug 15th 'Musical madness and mayhem' by Richard Ratcliffe.
Wed Sep 19th 'Amber' by John Cooper
Wed Oct 17th 'Potholes, Pigs and Paradise' by Penny Harris
Thu Nov 15th ANNUAL GROUPS DISPLAY MEETING

CCA Hall starting at 2 pm
Wed Dec 12th Christmas Social Event
Outings
Mon Apr 9th
→Thu Apr 12th

DUTCH BULB FIELDS & GARDENS.

We have provisionally booked a trip to the Dutch Bulb Fields and Gardens for 4 days from 9th-12th April 2018. The cost is £399. There is a single room supplement of £80 but we can try to arrange for someone you can share a twin room with if you are coming alone. A deposit of £50 is needed by the 7th. February with the balance due by March 1st. Cheques should be made payable to Victoria Travel ( Sussex ) Ltd and sent to Peter Lenton, Rosemary Cottage, Crowborough Hill, Crowborough, TN6 2SD or to Janet Little, 12 Harecombe Road, Crowborough, TN6 1ND. As soon as the deposit is received you will be sent a form to complete including passport number and travel insurance policy number which must be returned to Janet or Peter.
The price of the tour includes:-

  • Coach travel on an executive diner coach with hostess service
  • Crossing one way by Eurotunnel and one way by ferry.
  • 3 nights D/B/B at the 4 Fletcher Hotel, Ammersfoort
  • Entrance to :-

1. Keukenhof Gardens
2. Het Loo Palace Gardens
3. Floralia Flower Show at Groot Bijgaarden Castle.

Holidays
Thu Sep 20th
→Mon Sep 24th

Study tour/holiday arranged exclusively for Crowborough U3A members

BATH, BRISTOL, WELLS, BRADFORD-ON-AVON, LACOCK, AVEBURY.

20th September to 24th September 2018 - 4 nights, 5 days.
Staying at a 3*plus hotel near Bath on a half board basis. £449 per person.
Single supplement £99. Deposit £50.

Included visits to SS Great Britain, Clifton Suspension Bridge visitor centre, Avebury stone circle, Avebury Manor, Wells cathedral and Bishop's Palace garden. Canal boat trip over Avoncliffe Aquaduct from Bradford on Avon. Lacock Abbey, medieval tithe barn and Fox Talbot museum of photography. City of Bath tour.

Options in Bath to visit Roman Baths, Pump Room, Jane Austen Centre, No.1 Royal Crescent, Old market and shopping lanes, Choral Evensong in Bath Abbey. Museum of Fashion, Museum of Architecture.

Homeward visit to either Cliveden Gardens, West Wycombe Park, or Roman Silchester.

For further information please contact
Shirley Moss, 01892 852658, shirley.moss23@btinternet.com