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Weekly Bulletin

Weekly Bulletin 24 May 2017

Wednesday lecture

Lectures have now finished for this term.  They will recommence in the Autumn term.

Norah Boyce Science Lecture

Lectures have now finished for this term.  They will recommence in the Autumn term.

Trips and visits

Application forms are now available from the Office and on the website in “Trips and Visits” for the following:

Visit to the Globe Theatre

A visit to take a tour of the Globe Theatre has been arranged for 29 June. Cost £26.50. Closing date for applications Monday 29 May by Collection Box in the Office or Monday 5 June by post.

Open Day

We are holding an Open Day for new and prospective members on 6 July; we are looking for pictures and displays to put up at Bridge St. If you are able to help with any items that might be appropriate please could you contact the Office.

U3AC Website

We have introduced a new office IT system which is linked to our website.  Members will still need to log in to view tutors’ contact details and download application forms for trips but you have been allocated a new username.  All members with an email address have been sent an email with their new username plus details of how to set up a password.  If you have not received an email please contact the Office.

Summer School

This year’s 4 week summer school will be held from 10 July to 4 August 2017.  If you would be willing to run a short course or one-off lecture please complete the form here: Please note: the deadline for proposals is Friday 26 May. The Summer School programme will be available to members from Monday 5 June.

Recycle Seminar U3AC

Recycle Seminar, Tuesday 20 June, 10 – 1.15, U3AC, Room 1.The Environment Committee invite U3AC members to a 3 1/4 hour seminar on resources in a global context and how recycling in Cambridgeshire manages our waste. The seminar features outside speakers from Anglia Ruskin’s Global Sustainability Institute and from Amey Waterbeach Waste Management. There will be a break with refreshments and time for discussion.

Please register with the office if you are interested as attendance is limited.

Summer Swimming at the Leys School Pool

There is an opportunity for U3AC members to swim on Thursdays from 1 – 2 pm in the summer holidays for 10 weeks from 22 June to 24 August 2017, if there are sufficient members to make it viable.  There will be an additional fee of £40.

If you would like to reserve a place please let the Office know as soon as possible and arrange to send a cheque made payable to U3AC for £40.  If it has to be cancelled due to lack of interest you will be notified and your cheque destroyed. 

* Lost Property

We have a number of items in the lost property box at the Bridge Street premises. Please have a look if you are missing anything. The contents of this box will be given to charity at the end of term.

Heidelberg Visit

The visitors from Heidelberg are coming to Cambridge from 22 – 28 July. If you are interested in participating in any of the events, which are still under discussion, please forward your e-mail address or other contact details to [email protected]

Knitting yarn

Thank you to those who have donated knitting yarn. I am most grateful to you all, and many happy hours of craft by members of my group will result from your contributions.

Janet Edwards

Vacancy list

If you are interested in additional courses, a vacancy list is available on our website

Outside organisations

Details of events held by outside organisations can be viewed on our website


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