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Indoor Bowls

 

Indoor Bowls will start on Thursday 25th October 1.30-3.30 pm at Providence Church, Mellor Road, New Mills.
Bowling is held in the downstairs room which is accessed from outside the church on the left hand side (facing the church)
New members very welcome. Bowls supplied.

 

 

New Mills U3A
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See Group Page for latest information about the group.

NEW MILLS & DISTRICT U3A

Notice of the Annual General Meeting of
New Mills & District U3A

This will take place on Tuesday 20th November 2018 at 10.30 am in New Mills Town Hall.

There are vacancies for a Deputy Chair and Committee members. Nominations should be proposed and seconded by members of the U3A, with the agreement of the nominee.

Nominations for these must be made in writing and sent to:-
the Business Secretary, Christine Wass,  3, Lea Road Hayfield  SK22 2HE
to  be received at least 14 days prior to the meeting date. (by 6th November) 

The appropriate forms can be obtained as follows:-
at the U3A Speaker Meeting on 16th October 2018
or the Coffee Morning on 30th October 2018
or by email: secretary@newmillsu3a.org.uk
or from the website by clicking here.

Click here to read the minutes of the 2017 AGM.

 

Consideration for committee nominations

Whilst the chair and committee are delighted to receive nominations for the committee from anyone in New Mills and District U3A, they would particularly welcome nominations from any men in our U3A.  Both sexes are well represented in our organisation but there is, however, a significant imbalance in the make-up of our committee and we would like to address this.

 

Cycling

Next Ride: Wednesday 17 October

Details are on the Cycling Group page

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Pétanque has finished for Summer 2018. 

We hope to recommence around April 2019 and details will be posted on the website/announced at a General Meeting.

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ART

Meeting dates for the rest of this year have been added to the practical art group page of this website.

l Luncheon Club 2 has spaces for new members.  If you would like to join us to enjoy a lunch in good company, we meet on the first Wednesday of the month at 12.30pm.  We visit pubs and restaurants around the area.  l

Our programme for the rest of the year is:

October – The Beehive, Combs
November – The Shady Oak, Fernilee
December – The Three Bears, Poynton (at our December lunch we will discuss the 2019 programme)

Please contact: groupscoordinator@newmillsu3a.org.uk

AUTUMN GROUPS DISPLAYS

PHOTOS HAVE BEEN ADDED

TO THE MEETINGS PAGE OF THIS WEBSITE

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SINGING FOR FUN

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Have you ever listened to groups or choirs singing in harmony, and wished that you could do that?

Well, the good news is that you can!  Even if you don't think you can, YOU CAN!! Once a month the  U3A 'Singing for Fun' group meets for a two hour session for 'acapella' singing. That involves unaccompanied singing in three or occasionally four part harmony.

You don't have to be able to read music, because there is none to read! You just have to listen to our inspirational leader, Rose Hodgson, and to the other members of your section, then it's amazing how you can pick up your part.

We usually learn at least one new song each session, as well as revisiting  previous ones. The songs are from a wide range of styles, with ethnic and folk music, and popular music ranging from the Everly  Brothers to Cole Porter!

You can listen to a recording of us at the Groups Display morning on September 18th.

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Meetings monthly at the U3A Coffee Mornings
10.30 am -12 noon on the last Tuesday of the month
at the URC Church on Mellor Road

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OUTINGS

Pat's photos from Yorkshire Sculpture Park and Bondnant Gardens have been added to your group page.

August Newsletter

Click here to read the August Newsletter.

OUTINGS

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30 November 2018
Thursford Christmas break

See Outings Group Page for details.

 

OUTINGS

U3A HOLIDAY NORFOLK
9 JUNE 2019

B/B, evening meal  6 days  £429 (single supplement £50)

email  outings@newmillsu3a.org.uk  for a full itinerary
or pick up information sheet at the next meeting

THEATRE
MATINEE

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Are you a Theatre goer?  Would you be interested in arranging bookings for the Theatre Matinee Group at the Royal Exchange, Manchester or other theatres locally? The Theatre Matinee Group is looking for a Group Leader who would be able to book and distribute tickets for performances.

For further information please contact the Groups Coordinator groupscoordinator@newmillsu3a.org.uk



October 2018