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16th September, 2014
16ed Medi, 2014
For your convenience these
screen shots will appear on the
Wrexham U3A website until
20th October, 2014
Future presentations
16th September
A Year or Two in a Mayor’s Life
Ian/Hilary Roberts
21st October
Money Matters in Retirement
Medwyn Edwards
18th November
Benefits of Bushcraft
Saul Burton
16th December
Christmas Lunch
Llyndir Hall Hotel, Rossett
20th January
Libraries in NE Wales
Paul Jerrett
Coleg Cambria
Rendezvous Restaurant
Tuesday 7th October, 2014 12.00 for 12.30pm
This is our Autumn Term lunch at Coleg Cambria
Cost £10.00
Please see Mary Woolley re any availability of places
Christmas lunch
Will be held at Llyndir Hall Hotel in Rossett.
Date: 16th December, 2014
Cost: £16.00
Bookings and payment will be taken by Ann Herniman at today`s meeting.
Payment by cheque made out to Wrexham U3A
Industrial Archaeology
Please note that this group is to be known as the
Industrial Heritage group
Friday September 26th
Friday October 31st
Llangollen Railway and its links to slate
Friday November 28th
Llanymynech lime kiln
This group is seeking further members. Please see Pam Dean in the foyer if you wish to join the group.
Members’ Handbook 2014-5
Contains information on group activities, the speaker programme, officers, contacts etc.
Pick up your copy in the foyer today if you have not already received it.
Please note:
Correction to the Handbook
Quiz Group meets second Monday of the month and not the first Monday
Annual Subscription not yet paid?
Cheques to WrexhamU3A can be paid in the foyer or posted (with application form) to:
Wrexham U3A
PO Box 2257
LL11 0DE
Visits and Events
10th / 12th October Norwich and Sandringham
£250 double/£155 single by 31 July. (A few places left.)
2nd December
Tatton Park Christmas Visit
Cost £30.00 to include entrance, three course lunch and travel.
The theme is “Nutcracker”
Group News
Poetry Group -
Reading Group 2 -
Art Appreciation
has been established under the Leadership of Valerie Williams
Meets on the first Monday of each month at 2.00pm
Contact Val on 01978 756614
has been reconvened under the Leadership of Chris Cripps
Meets on the second Wednesday of each month
Contact Chris on 01978 265458
Maureen Chadwick leads this new group. Contact Mary Woolley
Meets on the second Monday of each month at St.
Margaret’s Hall, Garden Village at 10am.
Contact Mary on 01978 812968
Canal Walking and Wittling
18th September Caldy Park and Ride to Christleton
16th October
Colmere to Ellesmere Boathouse
20th November
Rednal Junction to Queen`s Head
Further details from Judith Dolben
Gardening Group 4
8 October
10.00am to 12 noon
12 November 10.00am to 12 noon
No meeting in December
Contact: Maureen Turner 01978 757486
Sewing Group – now meets on the third Wednesday of the month at 27 Poyser St.
Contact: Concetta Scandariato on 01978 355312 for details.
Vacancies – Reading Group (2 vacancies). Contact: Liz Martin on 01978 261694
Sunday Lunch Group (2 vacancies). Contact: Sheila Jardine on
01978 571761
New Group
Knit and Natter Group
This group will hold its first meeting on Tuesday , September 23rd at the Cunliffe
Arms, Jeffreys Road at 2.00-4.00pm.
Members are asked to bring along their current project, any knitting patterns and
Please see Pam Dean if you wish to join this group or if you have any spare wool to
New Groups
German Group
Leader :
Deputy Leader:
Elizabeth Pettit Tel No. 01978-854519
Audrey Lockyer Tel No. 01978-790312
Cunliffe Arms, Jeffreys Road, Wrexham
Tuesday at 2.00pm (2nd and 4th week of month)
Gardening Group 5
Leader :
Lorna Grey
Tel No: 01978-353450
Deputy Leader : Diane Hearn Tel No: 01978-358821
Second Tuesday of each Month at Members’
Please see newsletter for details of activities
Group Leaders Wanted
We urgently need Leaders for the following groups:
Spanish Conversation
10 members have registered and one person has volunteered to help
with the group. A contact in Mold U3A has offered assistance as to
the framework for the group
Member interest but no group leader.
If you are able to help with any of these groups please contact Pam Dean.
Other activities that may be of interest
(not run by WrexhamU3A)
Bridge for Beginners - starts 25th September (1.00-3.00pm) at Age Connects,
St Andrew’s House (behind Ramada Plaza).
£3 per session.
Over 50s exercise programme - starts 1st October at Maes-y-Pant, Gresford/Marford.
Balane, flexibility, strength and cardio.
Contact Claire on 07834 494818 for details.
Small charge.
Items for the September Newsletter must be in the hands of the Editorial Team by
THURSDAY 30th October 2014 at the latest
Articles of 75-125 words ( with or without photos ) are being sought from the Study Groups.
All members of the U3A should be kept informed about the quality work being undertaken in the Study
groups , so please let us know what you do.
Contact the Editorial Team via their email:
[email protected]
Today`s Speakers
Ian and Hilary Roberts
A Year or Two in a Mayor’s Life