This page shows our Open Meetings, Newsletter and Outings information, together with other events such as a group activity or meeting that may be of interest to other members. If you have any U3A event which could be of interest to other members please tell us about it so that it can be included in this diary page.

The Open Meeting is held on the third Thursday of each month at 2.30 pm at the Kenilworth Methodist Church, Priory Rd, Kenilworth CV8 1LQ. This is open to all - free admission to members, £1 for non members. A cup of tea or coffee & biscuit (20p) is available at the end of the meeting and is a good opportunity for all to socialise.

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Central England Lipreading Support Trust (CELST) provide courses in Lipreading and managing hearing loss running from Sept 2018 to June 2019 (3 terms).

Heartsafe Initiative

Newsletter Kenilworth

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Global U3A Event finder

Pictures from previous outings

Dates for your Diary
Thu Feb 21st February Open Meeting

Coventry Heritage — presented by John Ruddick
Historian John Ruddick will speak about the planned heritage developments that will affect the Coventry area.
Tea Rota : Poetry
Thu Mar 21st March Open Meeting

U3A Regional Trustee — Auriol Ainley
U3A National Executive member and West Midlands Regional Trustee, Auriol Ainley will speak at our
AGM about her role

Tea Rota : Poetry Too
Thu Mar 21st Annual General Meeting
Thu Apr 18th April Open Meeting

The Staffordshire Hoard — presented by Dr David Symons
Dr Symons will speak about his work in connection with the finding of the greatest hoard of
Anglo-Saxon gold and artefacts ever found

Tea Rota : Classical Music
Thu May 16th May Open Meeting

The Gardening chemist-Colour, Smell and Taste - presented by Dr Alison Foster
Dr Foster will speak about the chemistry of garden plants

Tea Rota : Art Appreciation
Thu Jun 20th June Open Meeting

Understanding bacteria — presented by Assistant Professor Meera Unnikrishan
Visiting us from Warwick Medical School Professor Unnikrishan will be telling us about bacteria and
how it can invade and affect our systems

Tea Rota : Piano and Recorder
Thu Jul 18th July Open Meeting

Kenilworth Books — presented by Judy Brook.
Owner and manager Judy will talk about “Running your local bookshop”

Tea Rota : Patchwork and Quilting
Thu Apr 11th Nene Valley Trip (click highlighted items for details)
Closing date for bookings 22 Feb 2019
Attractions: Railway : Shed Tour : Cathedral : John Clare Cottage
Nene Valley Booking form
Mon Sep 30th OUTINGS PROVISIONAL INFORMATION - 2019 - Dates and itineraries may have to change. Details will be finalised and published, with a booking form, in the appropriate Newsletter before each trip.

Outings Organising Team:
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Linda Buckingham ... 02476 760316
Pam Cartwright ....... 01926 859312
Judith Clare ............ 01926 853922
Alison Lucas ........... 01926 858563

The Outings Team usually have a table at Kenilworth USA Open Meetings, giving details of the next outing and any other interesting information. We are always pleased to discuss trips and accept ideas for future outings.

Middleport Pottery/Trentham Gardens. June 2019
Kennet and Avon Canal/Hungerford......Sept 2019
Social Events
Thu Mar 14th KU3A Social Quiz Night at the Kenilworth Sports and Social Club, Rosemary Hill, starting at
7.00pm. Following the success of our first such event last August, Helen Higginson is repeating the more
sociable, less competitive format for the Quiz evening: you will be put into teams on the night, so please do not
try to organize teams! There will be a £1 entry fee on the door to cover costs, and the bar will be available.
If you would like to attend, please email the Membership Secretary or call Helen Higginson on 01926 512551
Wed Mar 13th 2pm ’Cinema Paradiso’. Multi-award-winning film about childhood, the movies and Sicily. Italian
language. Sub-titled. Music by Ennio Morricone. At the Kenilworth Centre
Wed Apr 10th 2pm ‘Der Untergang’ (‘Downfall’) about the last days of Hitler in his bunker. Contains some
violent scenes. German language. Sub-titled. At the Kenilworth Centre.