Wakefield and Disrict U3A

March  2019   Charity No 1002486  
Chairman Hilary Elstone 01924277504
Secretary Malcolm Pollack 01924263320
Web site http://www.wakefieldu3a.org.uk

Summer School

The regional summer school in August 2017 was very successful and YAHR have arranged another for Monday 5 August to Thursday 8 August 2019 at the same venue, the Hawkhills, Easingwold. This venue offers en suite accommodation and all meals are provided. There are eight subjects on offer covering a wide range from philosophers through climate change to jewellery making. Details are on the YAHR website www.yahr.u3a.co.uk or contact Samina Aslam on 01142 351489 or summerschool@yahru3a.co.uk. Hilary Fowler, details below, has further details and application form. The cost is £380, with a deposit of £100 required by 29 March. 01924 258234 or email fowler_hilary@hotmail.com.


The Group is now full.


English Country Dancing

Be ready to dance into Spring with English Country Dancing at Primrose Hall in Horbury. The class will recommence on 3 April from 2:30 to 4:30. Then twice a month on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays until the end of June. No partner needed. All the movements are taught and each dance is walked through. Phone Ann Pollack on 01924 263320 or email: ann@libourne.co.uk
Ann Pollack

Dates for your Diary

Coffee Morning

Coffee mornings are held on the third Friday of the month at the West Yorkshire Sports Club, Sandal beginning with coffee at 10.a.m.
There will be a speaker or visitor every month.

April 19th Mark Buckley: 'Bees, their Life and Times.

May 17th The National Memorial Arboretum. A volunteer from the Arboretum.

June 21st Elaine King from Wakefield Hospice.

July 19th Pat Osborne. The Secret Life of Charles Dickens.

September 20th Mrs Maggie Poppa. 'Staying at the Real Exotic Marigold Hotel'.

October 18th Commander Blythe R.N.(Retired)Nuclear Submarine Commander 'The Nuclear Deterrent'-dispelling some of the myths: life on patrol.

November Thursday 21st A.G.M.  Christine Robinson. Former Head Housekeeper at Chatsworth.'Chatsworth:The Housekeeper's Tale'

Shirley Wigglesworth

Photos Of Outings

If anyone has good photos taken on any of our trips, Pauline Turney would be glad to have some for our group archive. Please ring Pauline on 01924 255746 if you have some you could give her.

Group co-ordinator

We still have not been able to identify a volunteer for the group co-ordinator role.
Please urgently contact Elaine Machell on 01924 277924 to talk to her about this important role, which Elaine has filled for many years, but from which she now wishes to stand down.n.

01924 277924 or e.machell@talktalk.net
Elaine Machell