U3A Central – Events

Hello Dot
Here are two events that you may interest you ?

Zoom Training Wednesday 11th Nov. from 11:15am
So many of our activities are held using Zoom at the moment.  If you would like to learn how to use Zoom please sign up for this informal session delivered by the regional team at ;

Shared Learning Friday 20th Nov. from 10:30am
The aim of this session is to showcase some projects, encourage questions and hopefully get more members actively involved in learning projects.

You can register here: https://forms.gle/iishckjkVSH36yXV6.

Best wishes -Neil Stevenson
Trustee, North West of England
Email: neil.stevenson@beacon.u3a.org.uk
Mobile: 07595 233163


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U3A – Winter Learning Program


All initiatives are available at: https://www.u3a.org.uk/learning/national-programmes. Initiatives are intentionally released on a stagger to keep people’s interest and participation over the winter. Events which require members to book are at: https://www.u3a.org.uk/events/educational-events. The website will be updated regularly so members should be encouraged to keep checking these pages.

Click here to see the full document


Table games

The latest Covid restrictions make it it seem unlikely that the Table Games groups activities will resume before the New Year. It really could be a miserable last 3 months of 2020.

With this in mind we have decided to offer an ‘on-line’ Bridge session. This would be organised using BBO at a time to suit folk.  BBO is ‘free’ to sign up and our games would be members only.


If you are interested then please contact Cath or Phil.