Hillingdon

Latest News

Latest News

WELCOME to the latest page on our website. We have moved all our news items from the Welcome page Notice Board to this, a dedicated page to enable us to better deliver any latest news to you.

Hillingdon u3a's Latest News
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June's Hu3a Photography Group competition winning photos are now available as a slideshow at the bottom of the group's webpage and here....Photo Slideshow.
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Ickenham Festival June 2022 Hillingdon u3a had a stand at the recent Ickenham Festival. We met a lot of interesting people and hopefully some prospective new members.

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Hu3a's John Rowe, the Canal Art and Culture group leader displayed and gave Canal Art at Ickenham Festival live painting demos at the Ickenham Festival craft exhibition at the URC all week. It was nice to see the level of interest in this craft and our group.
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UK u3a's June 2022 u3a Radio Podcast Episode No.19 is now available. A Link to the listen to this podcast is at the bottom of this 'Latest News' page.
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The Cycling Group have started again so if this is of interest then contact Nigel Cycle Group Outing Jun22 or Freda via the website. The groups first outing was Friday 17th June and was very sucessful. They next meet at 10:15 on Friday 1st July at Uxbridge Civic Centre for a ride to Harmonsworth.
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Freda is pleased to announce the formation of a NEW Hu3a group - '20th Century Life'. This group will have a first meeting on the 11th July and will share and discuss all aspects of the 1950's through to the 90's. Subjects could include music, films, fashion etc, Andrea Gohil will coordinate the group so if this interests you then contact Andrea.
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New Updates to our Explore! 'Around the World' page. Check them out.
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Intersted in Flat Green Bowls - Ladygate Bowls Club, Ruislip are inviting any Hu3a members that might be interested in using their carpet bowl mats on a Thursday morning during the winter months. Contact Freda if you want to know more.
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There is a New Ukulele Group Video and Photo on the Ukulele page from their last concert to the Jubilee Social Club at the Most Sacred Heart, Ruislip in May 2022.
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A reminder for the LONDON REGION SUMMER SCHOOL 26th & 27th JULY 2022. Still spaces on the Walks and the talks and workshops. Full details are on the Events page and Summer School 2022 Programme.
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May's London Walk Photos are now available to view on the Events 2022 Photo Gallery webpage.
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Your new 2022/23 Committee can now be viewed on the Our Committee for 2022/23 webpage. Come meet your new Committee.
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Some advance warning.. For Any group that meets in the Baptist Church in Hercies Road on the 4th week of August i.e. 22nd to 26th. All halls and rooms will be unavailable throughout this week due to the Church's annual Summer School. For more information contact Judie Peddie, our Hall Booking Coordinator.
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Our Art - Mixed Media group will be holding an exhibition of their work to celebrate our 21st Birthday. Their work will be on display in the Atrium of Uxbridge Library from September 23rd to October 7th.
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Crafters First Meeting
The New Hu3a Crafters Interest Group had a first successfull meeting on Tuesday 19th April at 2pm in Ickenham. Contact Freda or April if you want more details.
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Our Singers u3a are meeting again at 1:45pm to 3:45pm every Thursday working on their new Christmas Concert in November. They are looking for new ladies to join the choir so if this interests you, then contact Sheila.
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u3a UK have released their next "Do Something Brilliant Today" video talking to members of another u3a's guitar group on how u3a have filled a gap in their lives. Take a look via the link here.... www.youtube.com/watch?v=dQSpcAn5o9s
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Rodneys Podcast Recommendations has some new podcasts for you. This time all about Mind Reading.
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Rodney Fox, Hu3a's Communications & PR tells Uxbridge FM on their Monthly Podcast all about our u3a. You can listen by clicking on the link at the bottom of the Get the Most out of Your Life.
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We are pleased to announce that thanks to Bieneke, the new Chairobics Group started and the first meeting was well attended. The group will now meet every 1st & 3rd Thursday of the month at 2pm to 3pm and can accommodate more members if you want to join in. To know more or want to join, contact Freda via the 'Send a Message' above.
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Hu3a at Day of the Older Person
Hillingdon u3a had successful day at the "Day of the Older Person" event in the Pavilions, Uxbridge on Tuesday 1st February. it was a useful event to raise awareness of u3a and we had lots of interest in the Hillingdon group.

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u3a Trust now have a new Virtual website (vu3a). This is for the Online community to find and develop new interests and make more friends in the online community. Link is here Virtual U3A.
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u3a UK has now announced that the u3a Day for the 40th Anniversary will be 21st September 2022. Our u3a Day webpage will provide all Hu3a event details once fixed. Make sure you watch U3A DAY 2022 page for all the latest.
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New Creative Writing Group video on their group page. Have a look here...Creative Writing
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Our Italian Beginners group is looking for new members. More details here Italian Beginners or contact Barbara or Freda if this interests you.
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Hybrid Meetings and Zoom Tutorials are on our Zoom Information page. Some Great guides for group leaders wanting to provide Hybrid Meetings.
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Photo Shoot Aug21
Digital Photography Group are a fun group who discuss all elements of Photography. This photo is from their successful outdoor shoot around Denham village in August.
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u3a has established a Nationwide Chess Network. More information and how to join up can be read here.... u3a Chess Network
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Rodneys MOOC Recommendations has some new courses for you to have a look at. Want to start writing fiction, there is a new course for you. Take a look.
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u3a June Radio Podcast Episode 19