Ravenshead

Events

This page is a collective diary of future events within Ravenshead U3A where the detail varies each month. Entries are automatically deleted with the passage of time.

We strongly recommend that all members create and carry an ICE "In
Case of Emergency card" click here to see a sample I C E card

More detailed information about an entry, is shown on each group page

To access a group page, directly from this page, click on the appropriate group heading (in blue), below.

Trips and visits organized for the whole U3A are shown in a heading at the top of this page.

Where the name of an organizer is printed in blue, you can contact them by email by clicking on their name. Place names of trips may similarly be written in blue which will lead directly to further information.

General open monthly meetings are held in St Peters Church from 10 to 12 noon, on the second Tuesday in each month.

Coffee and Conversation meetings on the 3rd Monday in each month are open to U3A members, their friends and prospective new members. 10 to 12 noon.

Ravenshead U3A has a policy of NOT advertising external [Non U3A] activities or events.

General monthly meetings are held at 10am on the second Tuesday of each month at St Peter’s Church.

We are thinking of starting two new groups

Belly Dancing and Russian

If you want to know more about these possibilities Contact Margaret Craddock


Dates for your Diary
Meetings
Mon Dec 17th Coffee and Conversation 10 to 12 pm at the Centre.
Social Events
Tue Dec 18th

RAVENSHEAD U3A

CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION MENU 2018 £15.50

at Portland College 12 noon for 12.30 pm

1) Roasted Butternut Squash and Sweet Potato Soup,
Crème Fraiche and Garlic and Black Pepper Croutons (V)
Served With A Warm Onion Tin Loaf and Butter
or
2) Red velvet, Charcoal and Coconut Prawns
With Thai red curry, Lime mayonnaise and Piri Piri dips
***
3) Traditional Roast Breast of English Turkey
Lemon and Thyme Stuffing
Chipolata Sausage and Bacon Roll,
Rich Roast Gravy
Or
4) Chestnut, Spinach and Blue Cheese en Croute
With Creamed leek sauce

Main Courses Are Served With:-
Brussel Sprouts, Honey Roasted Carrots and Parsnips
Rosemary Roasties and Mashed Potatoes
***
5) Traditional Christmas pudding
With Brandy Sauce
or
6) Silky Chocolate Mousse
With Meringues and Fresh Raspberries
***
Warm Mince Pies
***
Coffee and Truffles

Trips&Visits
Mon Jan 7th Thoresby Hall Holiday group. 2 Holidays 7.1.19 and 18.2.19 see details via this link
Mon Apr 8th Trip to Eden Camp, near Malton, North Yorkshire, Monday 8th April, 2019
Eden camp is an award winning museum developed from a World War 2 Prisoner of war camp. For details see www.edencamp.co.uk.
The price of transport and admission will be £25.
The bus will leave the Sherwood Ranger at 8am and leave Eden Camp about 3.30 pm.

Please contact Phil Asquith on 456047 before Christmas if you are interested.
Hikers (5 - 8 miles)
Wed Dec 19th Annesley - Felley Mill Circular Walk Leader John Wooffinden meet Sherwood Ranger 9.30am prompt for car sharing.
Elevation details and an outline of the walk can be viewed in the Links section of the web page.
Wed Jan 2nd Winter Break
Wed Jan 16th Winter Break
Wed Feb 6th Winter Break
Wed Feb 20th Risley Dale Circular Difficulty Moderate walk leader Geoff Rogers meet Sherwood Ranger 9.30 am prompt for car sharing. A full Walk description is available to view on the Links section of the Hikers web Page.
Wed Mar 6th Linby Newstead Papplewick Circular Difficulty Easy 5.8 m 3hrs Walk Leader Malcolm Scott Meet Sherwood Ranger 9.30am prompt for car sharing. A full walk description is available to view in the Links section.
Wed Mar 20th Parwich to Tissington Circular Walk Leader Colin Wild Difficulty Moderate Meet Sherwood Ranger 9.30 am prompt for car sharing. A walk description can be viewed in the Links section of the web page.
Wed Apr 3rd Proposed Notts walk Walk Leader John Devlin Meet Sherwood Ranger 9.30 am prompt for car sharing. walk details will posted asap.
Wed Apr 17th Tansley Lumsdale Difficulty Moderate Walk Leader John Clay Meet Sherwood Ranger 9.30 am prompt for car sharing. A walk description can be viewed in the Web Page Links section.
Wed May 1st Poulter Country Park Walk Leader Pauline and Robert Taylor Difficulty Moderate Meet Sherwood Ranger 9.30 am prompt for car sharing.
A full walk description will be made available and added to the Links section of our web page, as soon as possible.
Wed May 15th Woolsthorpe Grantham Canal Circular Difficulty Easy 7½ m 4hrs walk Leader Steve Hargreaves Meet Sherwood Ranger 9.30am prompt for car sharing. A full walk description can be viewed in the links section of the web page.
Wed Jun 5th Manton Bay Rutland Water Difficulty Easy 5 ¼ miles 3hrs Walk Leader Steve Hargreaves Meet Sherwood Ranger 9.30 am prompt for car sharing. A full walk descritpion can be viewed in the Hikers web page Links section.
Wed Jun 19th Calton Leas Circular Difficulty Easy 5.37 m 3 hrs walk Leader Steve Hargreaves Meet Sherwood Ranger 9.30 am prompt for car sharing. A full walk description can be viewed in the links section of the web page.
Wed Jul 3rd Epperstone walk leaders Pauline & Robert Taylor. Meet Sherwood Ranger 9,30am for Car Sharing. walk details will posted asap.
Tue Jul 9th Proposed Norfolk walk Walk leader John Clay further details will be added as and when available.
Wed Jul 10th Proposed Norfolk Walk Walk Leader John Clay further details will be added as and when available.
Wed Jul 17th Bilsthorpe Rufford with added visit to Bilsthorpe Fishery Ponds Walk Leader Steve Hargreaves 8.5 mi APPROX 4hrs Difficulty Easy Meet Sherwood Ranger 9.30 am prompt for car sharing. Walk description available to view in the links section.
Wed Aug 7th Babworth - Pilgrim walk difficulty Easy 7½ m approx 3½ hrs Walk Leader Steve Hargreaves meet Sherwood Ranger 9.30am prompt for car sharing. a full walk description can be viewed in the links section of the web page.
Wed Aug 21st River Hamps Staffs Distance: 5.2 mile approx 3 ½ hrs Difficulty Moderate Walk Leader Steve Hargreaves meet Sherwood Ranger 9.30 am prompt for car sharing. A full walk description can be viewed on the web page links section.
Wed Sep 4th Walk leader Anne Bister meet 9.30am prompt for car sharing at the Sherwood Ranger. A walk description will be posted. asap.
Wed Sep 18th Ashford in the Water Difficulty Moderate Walk Leader John Clay meet 9.30 am prompt for car sharing. A walk description is available to view in the web page Links section
Wed Oct 2nd Tideswell walk leader John Wooffinden meet 9.30am prompt for car sharing at the Sherwood Ranger. A walk description will be posted. asap.
Wed Oct 16th Farnsfield Robin Hood Trail walk leader Frances Gilbert . Meet Sherwood Ranger 9.30am prompt for car sharing. Walk description to be made available nearer the time.
Wed Nov 6th Proposed local walk Looking for a Walk Leader
Wed Nov 20th Proposed local walk Looking for a Walk Leader
Wed Dec 4th Ransom Wood 3 m Walk Difficulty - Easy, Walk Leader Steve Hargreaves Meet Forever Green car park 10.30 am for a pre festive ramble Difficulty Easy 3m 1.5 hrs in Ransom Woods. A full walk description is available to view on the Hikers web page Links section.
Wed Dec 18th Proposed local walk Looking for a Walk Leader
Local History
Tue Jan 8th Talk on the History of Stanton and Staveley by Dr. Trevor Smith. Room 3 at The Centre 2.00 pm start. £2
Tue Feb 12th Talk on Pugin the Architect by Isobel Dams. Room 3 at The Centre. 2pm start. £2
Tue Mar 12th The Story of Boots talk by Chris Weir. Room 3 at The Centre. 2pm start. £2
Tue May 14th The Webb Family Talk by Peter Hammond. Room 3 at The Centre. 2pm start. £2
Tue Jun 11th Walk aroung Nottingham (Castle area) to include (hopefully) visit to Georgian House and Cave. Guided tour by Peter Hammond. Meet outside side entrance to M&S. Cost £5
Tue Jul 9th Newark Town Guided Walk £6 per person + transport. Details to be confirmed.
Science and Technology
Fri Jan 4th Technological developments in Agriculture from the Traction Engine period onwards. Speaker Alan Paul
Fri Feb 1st How Does bar coding work ? Speaker Graham Allum, Mansfield U3A
The Weekenders
Sat Dec 22nd Games afternoon 2pm until 4pm. The Centre, Room 3. £1 includes coffee/tea and biscuits (unless we can get mince pies!)
Sat Jan 5th Planning Meeting The Centre, Room 3. 10.15 am until 12.15 pm. £1 includes coffee/tea and biscuits.
Sat Jan 26th Games afternoon 2pm until 4pm at The Centre, Room 3. £1 includes coffee/tea and biscuits.
Sat Feb 2nd Planning Meeting The Centre, Room 3. 10.15 am until 12.15 pm. £1 includes coffee/tea and biscuits
Sat Feb 23rd Games afternoon 2pm until 4pm at The Centre, Room 3. £1 includes coffee/tea and biscuits.
Sat Mar 2nd Planning Meeting The Centre, Room 3. 10.15 am until 12.15 pm. £1 includes coffee/tea and biscuits
Sat Mar 23rd Games afternoon 2pm until 4pm at The Centre, Room 3. £1 includes coffee/tea and biscuits.
Sat Apr 6th Burleigh House full details to follow.
Sat Apr 27th Games afternoon 2pm until 4pm at The Centre, Room 3. £1 includes coffee/tea and biscuits.
Sat May 4th Planning Meeting The Centre, Room 3. 10.15 am until 12.15 pm. £1 includes coffee/tea and biscuits
Sat May 25th Games afternoon 2pm until 4pm at The Centre, Room 3. £1 includes coffee/tea and biscuits.
Sat Jun 1st Planning Meeting The Centre, Room 3. 10.15 am until 12.15 pm. £1 includes coffee/tea and biscuits
Sat Jun 22nd Games afternoon 2pm until 4pm at The Centre, Room 3. £1 includes coffee/tea and biscuits.
Sat Jul 6th Planning Meeting The Centre, Room 3. 10.15 am until 12.15 pm. £1 includes coffee/tea and biscuits
Sun Jul 7th Wightwick Manor National Trust property, further details to follow.
Sat Jul 27th Games afternoon 2pm until 4pm at The Centre, Room 3. £1 includes coffee/tea and biscuits.
Sat Aug 3rd Planning Meeting The Centre, Room 3. 10.15 am until 12.15 pm. £1 includes coffee/tea and biscuits
Sat Aug 24th Games afternoon 2pm until 4pm at The Centre, Room 3. £1 includes coffee/tea and biscuits.
Sat Sep 14th Planning Meeting The Centre, Room 3. 10.15 am until 12.15 pm. £1 includes coffee/tea and biscuits
Sat Sep 28th Games afternoon 2pm until 4pm at The Centre, Room 3. £1 includes coffee/tea and biscuits.
Sat Oct 5th Planning Meeting The Centre, Room 3. 10.15 am until 12.15 pm. £1 includes coffee/tea and biscuits
Sat Oct 26th Games afternoon 2pm until 4pm at The Centre, Room 3. £1 includes coffee/tea and biscuits.
Sat Nov 2nd Planning Meeting The Centre, Room 3. 10.15 am until 12.15 pm. £1 includes coffee/tea and biscuits
Sat Nov 30th Games afternoon 2pm until 4pm at The Centre, Room 3. £1 includes coffee/tea and biscuits.
Sat Dec 7th Planning Meeting The Centre, Room 3. 10.15 am until 12.15 pm. £1 includes coffee/tea and biscuits