Glenfield

Events

In line with the latest update from the government and the Third Age Trust the U3A committee met today and unanimously agreed that our monthly meetings and group activities will be cancelled until further notice. In the short term, the AGM scheduled for 27th March has been cancelled and sadly the 10 year celebration activities in April (Sudbury trip), May (Petanque) and June (Canal trip) have been postponed and alternative dates will be arranged asap

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This page is intended to highlight upcoming events open to the membership as a whole. Individual group activities and timetables will be found in the Groups section of this site.

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Theatre & Cultural Outings

Film Group

These are groups whose events are open to all U3A members. Please check their group pages by clicking on the group name above for a schedule of their upcoming events.

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After the successful try-out using Zoom we have decided also to run the Monthly General Meetings using Zoom.

For those of you who aren't comfortable with using Zoom we will attempt to record these meetings and put them on YouTube for any member to view. Whilst this is not ideal, it will at least give us an opportunity to meet in the virtual world until we can do this in the real world.

Monthly General Meetings of the U3A at 2.00pm on the fourth Thursday of the month in St Peter's Church Centre, Church Road, Glenfield, LE3 8DP

will resume when government advice allows

Our meetings are a great way to learn more about our U3A. Lots to see, lively chat, informative and entertaining speakers and a cup of tea!! You will be made very welcome.

If you have suggestions for speakers at these meetings, please contact the Speaker Secretary via the Contact Page.

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This year is our 10th Anniversary and we are running 10 events which are listed below under social events. We hope you will be able to attend some of the events. To help our planning please register your interest as soon as possible as shown in the event details.


Dates for your Diary
Meetings
Thu Jul 23rd Monthly Members Meeting (via Zoom) - Speaker - Tony Noble 'Life on the Royal Yacht Britannia'.
Thu Aug 27th

Monthly Members Meeting (via Zoom) - Fools Gold
Their show will consist of a story section live and specially prepared videos of the songs, integrating their performance with the show visuals. We are yet to obtain permission to record this show so it may not be available on YouTube after the event.

If you are interested in any of the Zoom sessions please let Stuart Galloway know via the Contact Page.

Social Events
Mon Jul 6th Event 5 Monday 6th July. A walk in the Park! We are organising a walk around Bradgate Park of varying lengths open to all members followed by a bring your own picnic. More details nearer the time but if you want to register your interest please contact Stuart Galloway by clicking on Stuart .
Fri Aug 7th Event 6 Friday 7th August. A Hog Roast with fun and easy sports like Welly Wanging at Glenfield Sports Ground. There will be a charge for the hog roast and prizes for the winners. More details nearer the time but if you want to register your interest please contact Michael Barbour by clicking on Organiser .
Thu Aug 27th Event 7 Thursday 27th August. Get hands on with crafts and group activities on our normal monthly meeting date. More details to follow.
Thu Sep 24th Event 8 Thursday 24th September. On our normal monthly meeting date we are planning a concert by Fools Gold followed by a Cream Tea and quiz. There may be a small charge to cover some costs. More details to follow.
Sat Oct 3rd Event 9 Saturday 3rd October A Big Do!!! We will be celebrating our 10th anniversary as close as possible to the actual anniversary with entertainment, food and a bit of dancing. Full details nearer the time.
Thu Oct 22nd Event 10 Thursday 22nd October. Call my Bluff and Poetry readings at our normal monthly meeting. More details to follow.

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