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The latest newsletter can be found by clicking this link: NWR Newsletter May - June 2022

NW Region AGM 15th June 2022 at Preston Please put this date in your diary. Further information has been posted on the Events section.

Share your experiences!
Our u3a groups and activities have faced tough challenges since March 2020. Hopefully the worst is behind us, and maybe there have even been some positives. Would you be willing to let the NW committee know about your views and experiences in a few clicks using this link to the form:: u3a member experience Some members have already responded - thank you!

Please check the section on Events by other groups - a free event in April 2022 is advertised there. Also St Helens u3a invitation to other NW members interested in joining a choir using Gilbert and Sullivan music. Further information is in this section but please contact them before April 12th 2022.

News about 40th anniversary events
Southport u3a are creating a Show Garden at Southport Flower Show
The final garden design needs to be presented to the Flower Show by April and the Group are working with a designer to create a garden with the title “u3a 40th Anniversary”. It is the aim to include many aspects of the diverse nature of our u3a, which has nearly 100 Groups, as features in the design.
Further details can be found on the u3a website and in the national newsletter

Southport Flower Show runs from 18-21 August 2022. There is a special discount for u3a members, who will be able to get tickets for £18, compared to the gate price of £27, using the promotional code, 'u3a' when buying tickets on the website. Southport Flower Show

The Great Quilt Reveal is happening in Manchester - please see the events section for more detail

Grants available Please follow the links on the u3a website to find out more. Go to Support for u3as and Financial Matters. There is information there about 6 different grants available for u3as. The grants are applied for before the events, using a downloadable form

June 2nd 2021 u3a day was enjoyed by many u3as who took part. There are reports and some photos which can be found on the link on the right. Please send in your news for our celebrations this year 2022

Please see the link on the right for the contributions to the 'My Street' NW project - August 2021
These have been used to re brand our welcome page.

News from your u3a are always welcome. Please use the link at the side to look at some. You can use the contact page above to get in touch.

Future and Articles
Your ideas and contributions for future newsletters are always welcome. Please keep in touch.

Check what U3As round the region are doing to stay active and engaged under Our activities during lockdown


Updated Guest Speaker list. Click on Resources page above for recommended speakers - your speaker recommendations are welcomed.

Publicity Guidelines for an explanation of what we publicise and why.