Wendover Buckinghamshire


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Dates for your Diary
July 2020
Mon Jul 13thChurches & CathedralsCHANGE OF SUBJECT Meeting to be held in St Mary's Centre - Monuments

TBC - this meeting may be changed if Wendover U3A is not running in July
Wed Jul 15thDiscussion 1At Janet Steel's - Subject, Janet Steel TBA
Tue Jul 21stWalking Group 11.00am
Walking Group Zoom Meeting hosted by Brian.
Please send your email address to Judy if you would like to take part and are not already on the contact list.
Wed Jul 22ndWine AppreciationSUMMER PICNIC Sturrock House 6.30pm
Fri Jul 24thFilmThe Fast Lady 1962 CHANGE OF FILM

A naive Scotsman buys a vintage sports car and learns to drive in order to impress the daughter of an arrogant aristocrat who despises him.

Starring - Leslie Phillips, Julie Christie, James Robertson Justice
August 2020
Wed Aug 5thMain MeetingCall My Bluff Start 10.00

The Main Meeting will be a Zoom- Call my Bluff Meeting. This will give an opportunity to all members of Wendover U3A to be involved within the audience.

This will take place at 10.00 am, “Call My Bluff” is a panel game. The panel, of three, will take turns to provide definitions of an obscure word, and the audience will try to guess which one is correct.

Any U3A member can apply for the “Zoom” Meeting code and password to the chairman@wendoveru3a.org.uk . to become a member of the audience.

You will need to make three separate voting cards with the letters A, B, and C on them.

If you have not downloaded the “Zoom” Software the instructions are on a link from this page. For some operating platforms you will not need to download Zoom just click on the meeting link. IF you need more help there are tutorials available via the Newspaper page and the personal help can be sought via the chairman or other members.
Mon Aug 10thChurches & CathedralsCHANGE OF SUBJECT Visit to Hillesden , Keaches Chapel and Winslow
September 2020
Wed Sep 2ndMain MeetingExciting wildlife around the world. To be confirmed

Tom Way
Thu Sep 10thGardening 3Preston Bisset gardens tba
Mon Sep 14thChurches & CathedralsVisit to Sarratt and Chenies - tbc
Tue Sep 15thWine AppreciationTASTE THE WINE-Derek. Buffet-Thalia & Beryl. TUESDAY MEETING Library Room 7.30pm
Fri Sep 25thFilmTwo Ronnies - The Picnic & By the Sea 1976

The Picnic, starring The Two Ronnies, and written by Ronnie Barker under the pseudonyms "Dave Huggett and Larry Keith". The film followed the extended family of "The General", played by Barker, as they went on an eventful picnic in the Devon countryside.

By the Sea Created by Ronnie Barker and Starring Ronnie Barker Ronnie Corbett Barbara New
October 2020
Wed Oct 7thMain MeetingThe musical theatre of Gilbert & Sullivan

Bernard Lockett
Wed Oct 14thChurches & CathedralsNOTE CHANGE OF DATE - THIS IS A WEDNESDAY
Visit to West Wycombe and Hughenden
Fri Oct 23rdFilmMalcolm 1986

Stars Colin Friels, John Hargreaves, Lindy Davies, Chris Haywood.

Malcolm is a chronically shy mechanical genius who has just been fired for building his own tram. He gets Frank, who has just been released from jail, to move in to help pay the bills. Malcolm, with Frank's help, turns to a life of crime.
Wed Oct 28thWine AppreciationWINES OF SICILY-Pete. Buffet-Eleanor & Liz. St Anne's Hall 7.30pm
Wed Oct 28thGenealogyAutumn Speakers Meeting
Preserving Family Memories: Frederique Hull (t.b.c.)
November 2020
Wed Nov 4thMain MeetingAGM followed by:
Passports, Assassins, Traitors and Spies

Martin Lloyd
Thu Nov 5thMeetingConvenor's meeting at St Anne's hall, Wendover.

All Convenors are invited to attend and anyone thinking of becoming a convenor would be most welcome.

Start 2.00 pm
Mon Nov 9thChurches & CathedralsDVD - Churches and how to read them - meeting in St Mary's Centre
Fri Nov 27thFilmBlithe Spirit 1945

Blithe Spirit by Noël Coward

Starring Rex Harrison Constance Cummings Kay Hammond Margaret Rutherford

Charles and his second wife, Ruth, are haunted by the spirit of his first wife, Elvira.
Medium Madame Arcati tries to help things out by contacting the ghost.
December 2020
Wed Dec 2ndMain MeetingPlants, murder and medical mysteries

Sandy Primrose
Tue Dec 8thTravel TeamChristmas at Layer Marney Tower Cost £73 Including a performance of Beatrix Potter’s The Tailor of Gloucester, Morning Coffee, 3 course Christmas Lunch and afternoon mulled wine and mince pies.
Arriving at the stunning Layer Marney Tower, a Tudor Palace built to impress Henry VIII. After coffee a guided tour of the house, visiting rooms not normally open to visitors, for this is a family home and you will see it decorated for a family

Christmas lunch will be served in the Long Gallery, once the Tudor stables, then transformed in Edwardian times to the grand room it is today. After lunch, the actors will escort you to the nearby church for the The Tailor of Gloucester. Followed by singing some well known carols. Returning to the Corsellis Room for mulled wine and mince pies, prior to departure at 4.30pm.

On sale at the July Main Meeting Travel Team B.H.
Mon Dec 14thChurches & CathedralsChristmas meeting - tbc
Wed Dec 16thWine AppreciationCHRISTMAS EVENT-John. Buffet-Gill. St Anne's Hall 7.30pm
February 2021
Wed Feb 3rdTheatre LocalStrictly Ballroom - Aylesbury Waterside, 2.30pm Matinee. £26
June 2021
Sun Jun 20th
→Fri Jun 25th
Travel Team

Cumbria Holiday 2021

Sunday 20th June 2021 5 nights 6 days
Cost £495 per person £115 single supplement all on a half board basis and travel.

Some spaces available, to book please contact Travel Team B.H.

Staying at the Washington Central 4* Workington, Cumbria CA14 3AY

Proposed Visits

Outward journey via Tatton Park
The Beacon Museum -The Sellafield Story- nuclear power
The Rum Story Whitehaven- The world's first exhibition depicting the story of the UK rum trade
Jennings Brewery tour optional and Wordsworth’s home National Trust
Threkeld Mine museum and optional mine tour and the Derwent Pencil Museum
Coniston south Lake cruise on Gondola.
Windermere cruise to Brockhole House and Gardens, optional Wray Castle National Trust.
Optional short level walk to Buttermere and one to the Bowder Stone - slightly undulating.
Returning via Trentham Village

Please ensure that you have travel insurance.