We have booked some interesting speakers for our monthly meetings. We meet at 2pm on the third Monday of each Month at Beechwood Community Hall Marigold Way Barming. ME16 0NG.
Scroll down this page and your will find the full details of all of our Meetings, Social events, Outings, Study days and Workshops.
INTERESTED IN BEING A SPEAKER AT ONE OF OUR MONTHLY MEETINGS?
If you have an interesting story to tell or have had experiences you would like to share with others, we would love you to talk about your experiences at one of our monthly meetings. You don’t have to be a public speaker, just happy to share your story. Anyone interested please use the Contact page to send a messsage to our Speaker Co-ordinator.
MIU3A SOCIAL EVENTS Please contact the Social Secretary using the Contact page for further details and bookings.
|Dates for your Diary|
|Mon Oct 15th||Meeting||The Devil's Garden by Russel Bowes|
From the screams of the mandrake plant to the Forbidden Fruit of Eden, from ghosts in a plate of beans to something very nasty hiding in a pot of basil, this unusual talk takes you on a garden tour with a difference.
|Wed Oct 31st||Social||The Annual MIU3A Quiz Afternoon will be held at Beechwood Hall on Wed 31st Oct at 2pm. Our own Quiz Hostesses, Elizabeth and Pat will again preside over the Questions and Answers. |
The event is for teams of 6 members, loosely based on Interest Groups. Get your teams together. Entry is £2 per person payable on the day. Refreshments will be available during the mid-afternoon interval and there will be an included raffle.
Please contact Dave our Quiz organiser with your team names as soon as possible.
Come Along.....Have Fun and Learn.....Enjoy Coffee and Cakes.....Small Prizes.....Certificates.....Wooden Spoons..... and the Raffle!
|Mon Nov 19th||Meeting||Magician Steve Price presents Magical Mayhem|
Steve Price is one of the UK's busiest and most established magicians. He is a Gold Star Member of the Inner Magic Circle, a past Secretary of The Magic Circle and he has also won The Magic Circle’s Originality Prize.
Pick-pocketing is a particular speciality of Steve’s – he has stolen from Lord Mayors, schoolteachers, vicars and policemen. He’s even managed to take a £10,000 Rolex without the owner noticing!
|Thu Dec 6th||Outing||Experience a magical Christmas at the Royal Pavilion. Now fully booked |
The fires are lit, the candles are flickering, the spectacular Banqueting Room table is laid with after dinner treats. Start your magical journey through the palace as you are welcomed by Christmas trees at the main entrance decorated in traditional styles and yuletide sound ringing out around the building, including carols and festive music.
Coach travel, tea/coffee/biscuits on arrival, entry and guided tour. There will be free time for you to have lunch in the Pavilion tea room, (not included) or in the town, take a stroll along the sea front, visit the lanes, the museum or the i360.
The cost pp to include coach travel, entry, guided tour and tea/coffee on arrival £30.00. For a place on the waiting list please contact the Social Secretary.
|Mon Dec 10th||Meeting||MIU3A Christmas Celebration|
|Mon Jan 21st||Meeting||Pestalozzi Project A presentation by Sue Walton|
Aiming to produce globally conscious young leaders by supporting their further education in the multi-cultural, multi-faith environment of the Pestalozzi International Community.
|Mon Feb 18th||Meeting||A Flavour of Joyce Grenfell|
A presentation by Pat Bryer
|Wed Mar 6th||Outing||Calendar Girls The Musical by Gary Barlow and Tim Firth|
A trip to the award-winning production based on the true story of the calendar girls - a group of ordinary ladies who achieved something extraordinary. The matinee performance at the Orchard Theatre, Dartford has a superb cast including Fern Britton, Ruth Madoc and Denise Welch. The booking form and further information are available via the Calendar Girls link.
|Mon Mar 18th||Meeting||Canterbury Cathedral|
A presentation by Pam Wait