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We hold a competition every meeting (see the themes and dates below) members can bring a memory usb stick with up to six pictures they have taken on the theme for that day. Come and see us at the Digital Camera table on Tuesday, U3A coffee mornings for more information.
Hello fellow gardeners. As the first signs of spring arrive with some bulbs starting to show your garden will welcome a spring clean. February is the best time to prune shrubs and climbers and evergreen hedges will all benefit with a trim. If you have wisteria its the best time to prune to encourage new growth. You can also redesign the garden making some changes to the borders by splitting and moving perennials. Continue reading
Some 48 members visited The Manchester School of Art [nominated for the Stirling Prize 2014] on Wed.4th Feb. 2015. After an introduction and a short film depicting the architectural concepts of the new building, we were split into small groups, accompanied by student ambassadors, for a tour of the new building and its link to the old School of Art. The organic concept of the build is truly outstanding. Spaces allocated to creative design in disciplines from Architecture to Fashion Design, enables students to thrive both within and beyond their chosen disciplines.
A truly outstanding visit, with grateful thanks to our hosts.
As you know Lifelong Learning is key principle of the U3A movement. We drew attention in our February Newsletter to the 2015 national summer schools run by U3A each year. These are excellent courses and well worth exploring -you can read all about them in detail here including costs and how to book. Ed. Continue reading
We had Lots of good entries this week’s Digital Camera Competition “Games and Hobbies.” This is a selection of the best.
SCOTLAND – WILL YE NO COME BACK AGAIN?
MOUNTAINS AND MISTLETOE – 2lst November 2015 to 25th November 2015
a 5 day/4 nights break dinner/bed/breakfast +one lunch with the family owned Company ‘Lochs and Glens’. Continue reading
February Meetings at Lydiate Village Centre, Lambshear Lane.
On Friday’s 13th, 20th and 27th February 2015. 14.00-16.00.
Leader ; John Jackson. 0151 526 2900.
At last we have our U3A name in lights!
Bob Jones had a great idea of creating a permanent sign
for the U3A in glass. Continue reading