Dereham

Events

A.G.M. 2019 - the CHAIRMAN'S REPORT IS AVAILABLE VIA A LINK TO THE "NEWS" PAGE

LOOK ON THIS PAGE FOR DETAILS OF MEETINGS AND ACTIVITIES OPEN TO ALL DEREHAM U3A MEMBERS

MONTHLY MEETINGS
There is a meeting every second Thursday in the Month at the Memorial Hall (opposite Morrison's car park in Norwich Street).
There is a speaker and time beforehand to meet friends and book outings etc. Afterwards enjoy a free cup of tea or coffee and more chat. If you are new or considering joining come along and make yourself known to a "Welcomer" and you will be well looked after and introduced to other newcomers. There is a charge of £1 for attendance to cover all the costs of the afternoon. Doors open 1.15pm - speaker 2.00pm.

FOR THE CURIOUS open to all members

In 2019 our talks will be a miscellany of interesting and engaging speakers on a range of diverse subjects.
We hold all of our talks in Trinity Methodist Church Hall in Theatre Street at 2.00pm. The talks last about an hour and there is a chance to chat afterwards over refreshments. The cost is £3.00.

July 22nd Anne May A guided visit to Burston School
September 6th Victor Morgan The Guild Feast of Norwich 1560 – 1730
How they ate their values – you may eat your hat!
October 18th Douglas Baker East Anglia and Settlement of America
November 22nd Jill Husselby Queen Elizabeth’s Progress in East Anglia

We will not meet in August or December.

LOCAL HISTORY GROUP Convenor of the Local History Group is Roland Terry and he has a deputy in Allan Stroulger. Contact Roland on his e-mail at rolandterry2@gmail.com Talks take place in the Baptist Church at 2.00 pm. (unless noted otherwise) and are open to all U3A members.
Most talks are illustrated
17th July - Binham Priory - visit - talk and tour by Maureen Frost - meet at 2.30pm. Include tea/coffee and cake.
No meeting in August
18th September - Guided walk in Norwich - Merchants and Markets of Norwich. Meet in Norwich 2pm. Limited to 20 people.
16th October - Life of a Norfolk Family (including Dereham.) - Christine Humphries
20th November - Dereham Past and Present with Gordon Olley

COFFEE PLUS with FRIENDS OF DEREHAM MEMORIAL HALL every 4th Thursday

Don't forget that as a U3A member you can have a free coffee every 4th Thursday and meet your pals between 10.30 and midday. In addition there is Music.
Thursday of each month and there is musical entertainment. Coffee up at 10.30.
Thursday, 25th July U3A Ukulele Group
Thursday, 22nd August Guitar & Vocals with Dave

JOLLY DAYS OUT

DAY AND OVERNIGHT TRIPS

Day and overnight trips are open to all members and are organised by Barry and Jill Home.
They will be pleased to answer any questions and delighted to hear of any suggestions for future trips.
Tel : 01760 441259 e-mail : jollydaysout@gmail.com

By post; 18,Fairholme Close, Ashill, IP25 7BJ

PARTICIPATION POLICY (7) please click on web link for more information.

OUTINGS POLICY (7) please click on the web link for more information

CANCELATION CHARGES PROCEDURE ("Just for Groups" UK coach holidays). To see this document please go to the link page.

SPECIAL DIETARY REQUIREMENTS - FOOD ALLERGIES
It is the responsibility of individual Dereham U3A members to ensure that group convenors
and outings or event organisers are informed of any special dietary requirements or food allergies they may have relevant to the event.

LOST PROPERTY. If any members are missing items please contact Barry or Jill Tel: 01760 441259.


Dates for your Diary
Meetings
Thu Aug 8th Changing the Rules - Jenny Kelsey and her new book about how women sought to change marriage law in Victorian times.
Thu Sep 12th RAF Marham - WO Maurice Howard - the airfield's past, present and future.
Thu Oct 10th Sky Photography and Climate Change - Chris Bell shows us our Norfolk sky from thunder clouds to the Aurora Borialis.
Thu Nov 14th Passports, Assassins, Traitors and Spies - Martin Lloyd gives a dramatic account of how these malefactors have affected passport regulation.
Thu Dec 12th The Gressenhall Singers under their leader Jane Roberson entertain with songs and prose for Christmas
Outings
Wed Aug 21st KENTWELL HALL TUDOR DAY. SOLD OUT - taking reserve names only
Fri Sep 13th
→Mon Sep 16th
KYNREN SPECTACULAR - DURHAM- BEAMISH OPEN AIR MUSEUM - NEWARK - SOLD OUT Taking reserve names only.
Wed Sep 25th BLETCHLEY PARK home of the secret WW2 codebreakers. SOLD OUT.
Taking reserve names only. If we get enough names we will try and organise a second coach.
Fri Oct 18th PETERBOROUGH CRAFTING LIVE

Friday 18th October. Peterborough Crafting Live CONFIRMED. £15 pp Inc entry.

SOLD OUT. Taking reserve names only. Payment no later than August meeting.

Please click on 'Visit Crafting Live' web link for more information.
Fri Nov 15th ELY Xmas Gift and Craft Fair. £15 pp Price includes coach plus entry.

Housed in the magnificent Ely Cathedral 150 plus stalls. Browse the towns market, antique centre and shops.
Reserve your place now !! Click on web link for more details
Payment no later than the September U3A meeting
Sat Nov 23rd BRICK LANE MUSIC HALL. Christmas Show with Christmas Afternoon Tea. £60 pp
SOLD OUT. Taking reserve names only.