North West Region of U3As

Summer School 2020

We would like to invite applications for the 2020 Residential Summer School which will run from Mon 24th August – Thurs 27th August.

It will be based at Newton Rigg College, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 0AH

Newton Rigg College is located close to J40 of the M6 and less than ten minutes’ drive from Penrith Railway Station. The campus has modern facilities, including student en-suite rooms with Wi-Fi access. Food is locally sourced and prepared on the premises. A large room is available for meeting and socialising. There will be entertainment on the second evening and a “Gala Dinner” on the third and final evening.

The nine courses on offer are:
Archaeology: “Exploring the archaeology of the borders”
Art: “Art Challenges”
Art Appreciation: “Iconic Artists”
Geology: “Lakeland Ice and Fire”
History: “Wars of the Roses, England from 1450 to 1485”
Music Appreciation: “Making Friends with the Great Composers”
Philosophy: “North-North-West as a literary symbol”
“Ukulele: a course at intermediary level”
Science: “Famous scientists and their stories”

Course Summaries are available from the links on the right of this page

Also available via the links are a printable flyer with overview, a printable booking form and booking notes
You may also book online using the online booking link

Payment can be made by cheque or BACS
Please contact Alan Hough with any queries not covered in the course information (see contacts page, above)