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Groups

This time of enforced inactivity is the perfect time for all Groups Organisers to look at and update and revise their entries in our Handbook for the groups they run.

Please send revisions/updates etc to the Editor copied to me if there are significant changes of emails, phone numbers, organisers etc.

Katharine Coleman      01732 838702     [email protected]

Advance Notice

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Play Reading

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Virtual Industrial Heritage Meeting

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BBC Sounds Podcasts

As we are likely to be confined to our homes for some time, Kate Izzard has produced three information leaflets to show members how to access BBC Sounds.  To view of download, please click on the following links:

Information Leaflet 1

Information Leaflet 2

Information Leaflet 3

How to Use Zoom and WhatsApp

The U3A national website www.u3a.org.uk have produced ‘How to ..’ Guides on using Zoom and WhatsApp to keep in touch with each other.

Ctrl + click on this link to go to appropriate page.

https://www.u3a.org.uk/how-to-guidance

Coronavirus: Latest TU3A Statement


Information from the Third Age Trust

17 March 2020

 

Click here for latest information from National Office

Also see the National website for up-to-date information

https://www.u3a.org.uk/

Possible New Group – Whist

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Introduction to Autism Spectrum Conditions

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Event Presentations Archive

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Relaunch of Explore London on Foot (London Walks 1)

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Classical Guitar Practice 

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A Reminder to All Members

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Great Courses (on DVD)

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Members’ Handbook 2018-2019 (reduced public version)

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Committee Documents

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How to join pack

You may view/download a version of the Members’ Handbook here which (for data protection reasons) excludes contact details but will give you a taste of what Tonbridge U3A has to offer.  Please note, printed versions of this are not available.

Members may view/download the full version at Members > Publications and Documents)

Who to contact

Click here for Membership Application Forms in the How to Join pack

We always welcome new members and if you would like to join Tonbridge U3A please complete the Membership forms in the How to Join pack and send them to the Membership Secretary. If you have any queries, please email Membership Secretary

Annual membership is just £15 for one person, £25 for two people living at the same address.

What membership will offer

Monthly meetings: First Wednesdays 2.00pm – 3.45pm with guest speakers, followed by refreshments and the opportunity to introduce yourself to Committee Members (wearing blue badges), our Meet & Greet team (yellow badges), Group Organisers and other members.  Angel Centre car parks are Pay & Display.

Travel Team Outings monthly & several Theatre Visits:  Details and application forms provided in the monthly diary and on noticeboards at the monthly meeting.

Annual Handbook:   Management Committee contacts and general information. Lists of dates, topics or places for the next year’s Monthly Meetings and Outings. Description of each group’s activities with Organiser’s contact details. Published in July each year.

Groups:  Over 100 special interest groups. Contact the Group Organiser to join (listed in Handbook and updated in the Diary). Waiting lists kept if full. Details of next meeting dates, location & topic appear in the  monthly Diary.

Short Courses and Study Days:  National, Regional and Local. Advertised in TU3A Diary, Third Age Matters and their websites.

TU3A Diary:   Monthly 16 page diary reviewing what has been enjoyed and what is on offer next. Sent as pdf by email and available on website. Also provided in print for collection at monthly meetings or posted, to those preferring this version.

TU3A Website:  with a members-only area.

Members’ Welfare:  Please inform a committee member if you know of any member who is in hospital, unwell at  home  or  bereaved. We will arrange a phone call, visit or card with the good wishes of the Committee and members.

Third Age Trust:  Our national representative body provides support and resources.  Contact on 020 8466 6139 or at [email protected]

Third  Age  Matters  Magazine:  posted  5  times  a  year from National U3A Office.

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Antique Fairs and Auctions

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First London Walks Review

London Walks Review

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Reiki

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Dummy Post

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Venue List

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Tutorial Post no 1

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If you are interested in joining Tonbridge U3A go to : How to Join

 

Members: Gaining Access to all the Website

To access most of the private member areas of this website you must:

  1. Be a member of Tonbridge U3A
  2. Then be registered as user on this website
  • As a member, you will receive email notification that you have been registered as a website user (usually within a few days of your membership taking effect):
    • Please read the Website Users Guide about how to log in
      • if you do not have a Tonbridge U3A Website Users Guide contact Web Admin
  • If you have used the instructions but still cannot login contact Web Admin
  • If  you do not receive notification of your registration within a reasonable period after joining them please contact Web Admin

The Website Users Guide gives you details about how to login. It also gives some guidance on areas on the website and how to Navigate them.

 

Logging in: The Three Most Important Things to Know!

There are only three important things to know when logging in:

  1. The website is tonbridgeu3a.com, not tonbridgeu3a.org
  2. Know how to create your pre-generated Username – see the Website Users Guide
  3. Know how to create your pre-generated Password – see the Website Users Guide

Navigation tip: the quickest way to a specific Interest Group after you log in:

  • Use the link on the Home Page:
    • To view our list of all Activity Groups – Click here: All Groups
  • or navigate through the menu:
    • Activities > All Groups Alphabetically

The Website Users Guide gives you details about how to login. It also gives some guidance on areas on the website and how to navigate them.

If you need a copy contact Web Admin

List of Booking Forms

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All Saints’ Church Tudeley – polite request for advance notice

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Next Two Monthly Meetings

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Group Organisers’ Documents

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Advice on running groups

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Insurance information

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Committee Area

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Incident (formerly Accident) Report Form

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Organisers’ Contact Changes

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Second contact for Groups

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Dance Invitation

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Tonbridge U3A General News

This page shows general information for all visitors to the Tonbridge U3A site.

Choir Music Sheets

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Country Walks Diary 2015

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Photograph and Video Gallery: December 2015 – Fences and Posts

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Photo and Video Galleries

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World Affairs

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Lewis Hamilton wins Brighton Grand Prix three wheeler.

Photograph and Video Gallery: November 2015 – Autumn

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Photograph and Video Gallery

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London Walks Events

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Reports on Walks: June 2012

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Reports on Walks: September 2011

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Wildlife

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World Affairs

This is an open Group at which any Tonbridge U3A member is welcome. Meetings are normally at the organiser’s home. Recent meetings have included a talk by Tonbridge U3A member, Jan Drozd, on The earth, its environmental history and the impact on it of mankind and a talk by Adam Palmer on North Korea. At other meetings, we watch and discuss programmes about some aspect of world affairs, past, present or future. Everyone welcome!

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Discovering Kent Churches

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Country Walks Diary 2013

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Country Walks Diary 2011

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Country Walks Diary 2010

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Country Walks Diary 2009

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Latest News

Latest Newsletter from Third Age Trust 21 May

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Latest Newsletter from Third Age Trust 8 May

Friends Against Scams Sessions from the Third Age Trust

We are delighted to offer a brand new series of free learning sessions on a variety of topics in association with experts from NatWest.

Latest news from Travel Team

When we eventually get back to some form of normality we will do our best to get some outings booked. Those that had to be cancelled will be discussed by the Travel Team at our first meeting. Next year’s programme will be liable to change, so read the Journal to keep up with any new plans that appear.

Tonbridge U3A Website Improvements

Dear Members

Coronavirus – Notice of Postponement of Annual General Meeting until Wednesday 7 October 2020

 

Advance Notice

The committee has decided to cancel the Open Afternoon this year.

South East Region Catch Up – April 2020

Click here to read the latest newsletter from the South East Region.

Link to U3A National Newsletter

Castle Cars – Free Taxi Offer

Castle Cars are offering a free taxi service for elderly and vulnerable people living in Tonbridge and Hildenborough from 07.00-09.00 on Thursday to take them to Sainsbury’s.

Monthly meetings: All CANCELLED until July 2020 (AGM)

Fancy a Cuppa? CANCELLED until further notice