Wellingborough & District


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Venue - The United Reformed Church, High Street, Wellingborough.

Format - Doors open 12.30pm First Wednesday of the month

Free Tea and Coffee - is available before the meeting which commences promptly at 2.30pm

Please note that there is disabled access to the venue for anyone who has trouble with the steps.

Dates for your Diary
Wed Oct 3rd William Wells (Captain) The Atlantic Ocean - It's sea floor and inhabitants.
Wed Nov 7th Martin Clarke - Wiggle with a Giggle- Intrigued?
Wed Dec 5th Christmas celebration with mince pies and mulled wine.
Wed Jan 9th Mike Brown - Death in the Garden - poisonous plants, myths and magic. All gardens be warned
Thu Dec 6th Christmas Outing to Packwood House, Warwickshire on Thursday 6 December. NT property decorated for Christmas, also gardens, cafe and shop. Coach departs 09.00 Jackson's Lane/Broad Green. NT members £12 Non NT members £18.70. Please contact Chris Jordan to book or visit the "outings" desk at the general meetings.
Social Events
Wed Oct 24th Group Leaders Social Evening 6.30- 9.30 at Salem Hall. Fermented grape juice might well appear
Mon Jan 28th Coffee Morning for New/newish members but all welcome. Salem Hall 10.30 - 12.00
Other Events
Thu Nov 8th Churches and Villages group invites you to Wellingborough Museum for a talk by Derek Blunt on the Villages of Northamptonshire. A £3.00 per person donation is requested.
Garden Visits
Tue Oct 16th Tuesday, 16th October. Westonbirt Arboretum, near Tetbury, Gloucestershire. Total cost £20 per person. £10 deposit non-refundable.. Depart Broad Green 8.30 am and Westonbirt 4 pm.
Second coach now booked. Plenty of places available and ope to all members.
Tue Nov 20th Tuesday 20th November at 10 a.m. Meeting in Dulley Room at Wellingborough Museum to discuss next year’s trips. Cost to be confirmed.
Wine & Dine
Wed Oct 17th Our hosts for October are Val and Andy Wingate and they have arranged for lunch at The Overstone Arms, Pytchley on October 17th - 1230 for 1300. The Arms offer 2 menus. Attached is the menu that they have offered to other U3A diners, but its ordinary pub menu is also available, at a higher price. If people wish to choose their meal from the ordinary pub menu they should go to http://overstonearms.co.uk/menus and click on "our menu".
Val and Andy have asked that people who wish to attend this lunch should give their order directly to our contact Chris Jones by telephone only - not email, on 01536 790215 by 1100 on Monday October 15th at the latest.