Events

Wednesday 4 October Roger Shaw – The Oregan Trail

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History of the Last Flying Vulcan Bomber; 1st October at 2pm; Kent MS Therapy Centre in Canterbury

I am the Community Fundraiser at the Kent MS Therapy Centre and I am writing to remind you about a special fundraising event that we are holding in October in aid of the Centre that may be of interest to the members of your U3A group.

The event is a talk about the History of the Last Flying Vulcan Bomber on Sunday 1st October at 2pm here at the Kent MS Therapy Centre in Canterbury, next door to Canterbury Rugby Football Club.  Our full address is The Kent MS Therapy Centre, Merton Lane North, Canterbury, Kent CT4 7DZ.

The talk is given by former Vulcan pilot from 1963 to 1976, Flt Lt Paddy Langdown RAF Ret’d.

Tickets are £5.00 per person. There will also be refreshments and a charity raffle.

There is plenty of free parking at the Centre.

To find out more and to book, contact the Kent MS Therapy Centre on 01227 470876 or email me, Victoria Wilsher, Community Fundraiser on vwilsher@kentmstc.org ;  www.kentmstc.org

Improving the lives of those with MS, their families and those who care for them.

Registered Charity No. 801382 | Registered Company No. 2339750

 

Vulcan Talk Sunday 1st October 2017 for web

THE HISTORY AND HERITAGE OF NORTH WALES: 12 April to 19 April 2018

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Winchester and the Christmas Market – Thursday 30th November 2017

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Fancy a Cuppa on Friday? Next date – 20 October

A chance for just a chat and maybe to pick up information about theatre, travel and other events, drop a suggestion into the box about a new interest group you’d like someone to start up, or an offshoot group from one that’s already full.

Come alone, or arrange to meet friends there. It’s open to potential new members to find out what the U3A is about so feel free to bring a friend.

£2.50 for tea or coffee and biscuits (free drink refills!), from 10.30 am to 12 noon in the Oak Lounge at the Rose & Crown on the 3rd Friday each month.

Free parking available at the Rose & Crown.

There will be a couple of committee members at each coffee morning to welcome anyone arriving on their own. See you then.

Barn Dance Photos

Oberammergau Passion Play & Austrian Lake District: 15 to 21 June 2020

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Tonbridge School Photography Competition

I am writing from OBS Gallery at Tonbridge School where we are running a photography competition.  There are 3 different age categories and the first prize in each is a top of the range Sony digital camera.  It is open to everyone.  The competition is open for entries 1 July – 10 September 2017.

The details are here:

https://www.tonbridge-school.co.uk/about-the-school/our-facilities/obs-gallery/competition/

Best wishes

Emily Glass, Art Teacher/Curator, Tonbridge School

01732 304 248  07952 048  890  erg@tonbridge-school.org   

www.emilyglass.co.uk      www.tonbridge-school.co.uk/obsg

I am at Tonbridge School on Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays

 

Monthly Meetings October 2017- July 2018

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Invitations for U3A Groups from Third Age Trust

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Non-U3A social events in Tonbridge

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Non U3A flyers

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Other U3A flyers

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Tonbridge U3A flyers

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Seniors’ Information & Advice Day 10am 12 October – free event for over 50s

This event organised by Tonbridge & Malling Seniors Forum (TAMS) will cover health, benefits, housing, clubs and societies at the Angel Centre,

Wednesday 4 October Roger Shaw – The Oregan Trail

Roger Shaw has driven much of the Oregon Trail in recent years, learning about the early settlers and the hardships they endured.

Middle East Study Day – Tuesday 24 October

There are still tickets available at £7.50 for the West Kent Study Day on Middle East Matters to be held in St Andrew’s Church, Paddock Wood.  Please see flyer for further information.

Fancy a Cuppa on Friday? Next date – 20 October

10.30 – 12.00 at the Rose and Crown, Tonbridge, A chance for just a chat and maybe to pick up information about theatre, travel and other events, drop.

Birdwatching – New Group commencing 11 October

Join a group of others interested in birdwatching and wildlife in general for outings to sites far and near. Pleasure is our aim rather than competitive twitching;

Were you there?

Look who was at the barn dance on 7 July!

Sevenoaks Literary Festival – 22 Sept to 7 Oct 2017

The organisers of this , the fifteenth Sevenoaks Literary Festival have, asked us to publish details of the programme for this local event.

Storytelling Workshop – Monday 9 October, 10.30am – 12.30pm

Never let it be said that your U3A is stuck in the past! The ancient art of Storytelling is currently enjoying a renaissance and

U3A Annual 2018 Diaries

U3A Annual 2018 Diaries are now available online from U3A (www.u3a.org.uk) at a cost of £2.50 each including shipping. .

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Active Games and Dancing

Active Games and Dancing

Arts and Crafts

Arts and Crafts

General and Social Studies

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History and Geography

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Languages

Languages

Literature and Drama

Literature and Drama

Music

Music

Table Games

Table Games

Travel and Theatre Teams

Travel and Theatre Teams

Walking & Cycling

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