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Our next meeting, on July 25th, is the AGM
Next Meeting:    25 July
Speaker:    Tim Bown
Subject:    The Air Ambulance Service
Special Events:    AGM

Contact details Meeting address
SecretaryCongregational Church
Anne DoneganKilwardby Street
email:-secretary@ashbyu3a.co.ukAshby de la Zouch
01283 760348LE65 2FQ

Group Meetings

Study group Next Meeting Venue
Arts & CraftsThurs 6th July at 2pmShirley's house
Bird WatchingMon 31st July at 10amMeet at Drakelow Nature Reserve. Entrance at Gate C on Walton Road.
Contact Anne for full details on 01283 760348.
Bridge24th July,7-9 pm,Ivanhoe Social Club
31st July,2-4 pm,Hood Park Leisure Centre
Hood Park Leisure Centre (afternooons) & Ivanhoe Social Club (evenings)
Calligraphy12th Sept at 10amJenny's house
ComputerWed 2nd Aug at 2 pm
Mon 21st Aug at 2 pm
16 Winchester Way
Digital Photography3rd Aug at 10 am16 Winchester Way
Drawing and painting16th August at 10 am16 Winchester Way, Ashby.
Family History9th August at 2 pm2 Marlborough Way
Gardening20th July at 2pmVisit to Lesley Robert's garden, 40 Willesley Gardens,
for a cream tea and plant swap.
£4.00 charity donation - cream tea free of charge.
History27th July at 2 pmT.G. Pottery - a talk by Iain Hamblin at Packington Village Hall
Industrial Heritage26th July at 8.30 am from AshbyNational Mining museum, Wakefield
Italian4th Sept at 10 am9 St Michael's Close
LiteratureWednesday 26 July at 1pm41 Park Road, Moira
Lunch10th Aug at 12 noon for 12.30The Black Horse, Market Bosworth
Medium Walks14th Aug at 9.45 for 10 am startMeet at Snarestone for a 6 mile walk
Music Appreciation2nd Aug at 10 am43 Cambrian Way.
Quiz19th July at 2.30pmBull and Lion Packington
Recorder20th JulyVenue TBA. Probably Elaine's house
Short Walks21st July at 10:00Meet at car park on the river side of Stapenhill Road between the two bridges into Burton
Trips and OutingsNo Trips Planned
Walking1st Aug meet 09:45 for 10:00 startTBA


Possible new groups anyone interested please click on the contact to start an email.

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NOTICES

U3A NATIONAL SURVEY 2017
The U3A National Research sub-committee is interested encouraging research by U3As as an activity. They have come up with the idea of a topical survey;
"What are the factors that should determine your right to a driving licence?"
If you would like to take the survey click here.

U3A NATIONAL CONFERENCE AND AGM
29-31 Aug 2017
Anyone wishing to go to the National AGM see here

THE FESTIVAL OF QUILTS
10-13 August, NEC, Birmingham
"The perfect group outing for U3A members"
For more details, see here

BUXTON INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL
Opera, Music, Books
7-23 July
15% discount to U3A for groups of 10 or more.
For full details, see here

A STUDY INTO THE PREVENTION OF TYPE 2 DIABETES
Loughborough University are running a research study into prevention of type 2 diabetes among the over 40s. They are looking for volunteers from U3A to take part. If you are interested in taking part, please click here

THE KNITTING & STITCHING SHOW
"The perfect group outing for U3A members"
11th - 15th Oct, Alexandra Palace
23rd - 26th November, Harrogate
For more details, see here

U3A EVENTS COMING UP

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