Saxon Shore U3A Events
As a group we have a full and active program of events for our membership including:
General meeting: 4th Tuesday of each month at Swalecliffe Community Centre (2-4pm)
This is an opportunity for members to join us for an interesting talk from a guest speaker.
We started the 2018 programme with Julie Wassmer on the 23rd January, a local journalist, crime writer and activist discussed her work.
New items to be sent to relevant committee member by the date of the monthly meeting as published the week after.
These take place on a monthly basis and are indicated in the Newsletter provided for all our members. Forthcoming ones are in the event list too.
A chance to enjoy the wonderful local countryside on a gentle paced walk. Well behaved dogs and their owners are welcome but please contact the walk facilitator.
|Dates for your Diary|
|Fri Feb 28th||Walks||Kate and Les are offering Turner & Dickens walk - approx. 4 miles in 2hrs (devised by Thanet Tourist Information). Catch the 36 bus leaving Herne Bay railway station at 10.08 and Beltinge 10.22, arriving at Cecil Sq. 10.53. The signposted walk connects Margate and Broadstairs. Return to Herne Bay on the bus from Broadstairs. Contact Kate and Les (see Newsletter for details).|
|Mon Mar 9th||Bus Pass Travel||First session of the new season to discuss ideas at Joanna's at 2pm. See March Newsletter for contact details.|
|Mon Mar 16th||Social||Coffee morning hosted by Angela in Chestfield. Please see newsletter for contact details.|
|Tue Mar 24th||Meeting||AGM and if possible, Laughter Yoga (TBC)|
|Sat Mar 28th||Outings||Re-scheduled trip from last year to the Houses of Parliament and Covent Garden. Cost £38pp. Please note, fully booked.|
|Mon Apr 6th||Outings||A trip to the Museum of London with a conducted tour. £24 pp. Please see factsheet Museum of London for details.|
|Thu Apr 9th||Outings||Visit to the Sky Garden in London and afterwards at Borough Market. Cost £14pp, please see factsheet Sky Garden and Market for more details. Please note, now fully booked, but we are running a reserve list.|
|Mon Apr 20th||Outings||Trip to Brixton prison for Afternoon Tea! Cost £33 pp. Please see attached factsheet Tea at the Clink and note photo id and moderate dress required. Please note, now fully booked, but we are running a reserve list.|
|Wed Apr 22nd||Social||Coffee morning hosted by Sarah in Herne. Please see newsletter for contact details.|
|Tue Apr 28th||Meeting||Our speaker is Tom Way - Photography subject TBC.|
|Tue May 5th||Outings||Trip to Lamb House and free time in Rye. £23 pp (National Trust members only £16 pp). Please see fact sheet Lamb House and Rye for details.|
|Sun May 10th||NGS Open Gardens||Avalon, Dunkirk, 11am.|
|Wed May 20th||Outings||Trip to St Omer and a traditional French Market with an option to visit "La Coupole", a WW2 Bunker for V2 rockets. Cost £27pp. Please see factsheet St. Omer for details. Please note, now fully booked, but we are running a reserve list.|
|Tue May 26th||Meeting||Our speaker is Janie Ramsay - For what it's worth.|
|Sun Jun 14th||NGS Open Gardens||St Dunstans' gardens Canterbury, 2pm|
|Tue Jun 16th||Outings||Trip for a guided tour of Goodnestone Park Gardens followed by a cream tea. Cost £26pp. Please see factsheet Goodnestone Gardens for more detail.|
|Thu Jun 25th||Outings||A London Walk with Ian Porter - The Swinging 60's in Soho .. A maximum of 30 places available. Cost £28pp. Please see factsheet London Walk for more details. Please note, now fully booked, but we are running a reserve list.|
|Thu Jul 9th||Outings||A visit to Ightham Mote with a Guided tour (reduction for National Trust Members). Cost £31pp. Please see factsheet Ightham Mote for details.|
|Thu Jul 16th||Outings||Trip to the Royal Courts of Justice with Guided tour. Cost £24pp. Please see factsheet Royal Courts for details.|
|Sun Jul 19th||NGS Open Gardens||Haven, Minster, 11am|
|Sun Aug 30th||NGS Open Gardens||White Horses, Herne Bay, Noon|
|Sun Sep 27th||NGS Open Gardens||Mount Ephraim, Faversham, 11am|
|Sun Oct 11th||NGS Open Gardens||Copton Ash, Faversham, Noon|