Warwick District


In Memoriam

Dementia Awareness
2.00 pm Thursday 5th March
St. Marks Church Lounge, Rugby Rd, Leamington Spa, CV32 6DL

Two Dementia Navigators will give a presentation about:

· what dementia is and is not
· how it is diagnosed
· what happens if you are diagnosed
· how to support individuals with dementia
· other support services available.

There will be a question and answer section at the end, with an opportunity to speak to a Dementia Navigator.

The Dementia Navigator services are provided by the Alzheimer’s Society and give information, advice & support to individuals, and make referrals to other helpful organisations and services.
A small charge will be made at the door for the room and refreshments.
Advance booking is essential as space is limited.


Keith Kitto 747077

Blithe Spirit, Wednesday 29th January 2020.
Maggie has arranged a coach trip to Malvern to see a new production of "Blithe Spirit", starring Jennifer Saunders as Madame Arcati. For full details, see Events.

Swan Lake, Thursday February 20th, matinee performance
The Birmingham Royal Ballet will perform this favourite ballet at the Birmingham Hippodrome.
See Events for further details.

Chatsworth House Chatsworth - Friday, 12th June. Option of Flower Show or House. Keep the date free - further details to come!

Proposed trip to Tuscany and Umbria 6 days, 5 nights, 10th-15th May 2020 - £799.00 pp, £99.00 single supplement.
EasyJet flights Luton/Pisa/Luton (flight times to be confirmed) staying at 3* Hotel Villa Ricci located in Chianciano Terme, Tuscany: on 2 days half board and 3 days B & B, with optional farewell dinner in local restaurant or Tuscan farmhouse. U.K. Airport transfers from Warwick included.
Visiting Pienza (where parts of "The English Patient" were filmed), Siena, Florence, Perugia and Assisi. Flight times permit visiting Pisa.
Please let me know if you wish to register your interest in this trip and I will let you have full details and a booking form when they have been prepared.

Jean Hardwick 494147

Cov & Warks U3A Network
Please see the above page for news and notices.

The Pond of Poetry Click here if you want to find out about the latest installation by the Woolpack Group.

Now or Never - click here if you are interested in helping to clear litter where you live.
WDU3A Litter picking

Claim a Power of Attorney refund
Did you know that if you have set up a Power of Attorney you may be able to claim a refund of part of your application fee? You are eligible for a refund if you applied to register a power of attorney from 1 April 2013 to 31 March 2017.

This applies to lasting powers of attorney (LPA) and enduring powers of attorney (EPA).
You must claim your refund by 1 February 2021.

For more information please look at https://www.gov.uk/power-of-attorney-refund.

The Arts Society Leamington Spa

Music to my ears - click here to find out more about the guide to music in Warwick, Leamington and beyond.

Tools with a Mission
Are you getting rid of old garden tools? Then click on the link, and see how you can give them a very useful second life.

== Group News ==

New German Group for Beginners
This will be a friendly group for non-linguists, and is aimed at those with no knowledge of German, allowing them to learn in a supportive and relaxed atmosphere.

We will meet fortnightly, probably in the Temperance Café in central Leamington, and will teach ourselves German from books, possibly reinforced with CDs or YouTube clips. The introductory book costs £6.00, and members will need to buy their own books. Time and day of meetings to be decided.

If you are interested, please e-mail Sybil Gilbert

History of Art 2020
The History of Art group is planning some changes.
We plan to meet as usual on the third Monday of the month at 2.15 pm, but at a new venue –
The Temperance Café in Bath Street, Leamington Spa, is where we will meet for:
- art presentations from members
- films relating to art
- discussions on art.

From time to time we will visit art galleries. Members of the group will be involved in the planning of the visits.

See the Group page for History of Art for more information.
Please contact the Group Leader, Pam Ponting, for further details.