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  • August Newsletter Now Available

    28th July 2020

    The latest newsletter has now been published. For those of you who still receive this in the post we are having to print this copy ourselves but are doing our best to get it to you as soon as possible. Here's 5 good reasons to think about taking the newsletter by email: You'll get it sooner (hear all the latest news whilst it is still hot off the press)The email version is in colour (sorry, but it costs more to print in colour)You'll be helping to save money for Orpington U3A (printing and postage costs add up)One less envelope for someone to stuff!You can tell your children and grand-children you are doing your bit to save the planet! Click on the link below to open the newsletter: Issue 136: August / September 2020 Please note that since the newsletter was finalised the advertised walks for April and May have been cancelled. or click here to see other recent newsletters. Click here to receive future newsletters by email instead of by post. ...

  • Things to see or do online during lockdown

    9th June 2020

    Beckenham U3A shared this very useful information in their recent newsletter and we thought we would share it with you. Lots of things to see and do online, including a chance to see some great Theatre, Opera and Ballet.  Thanks to Beckenham U3A for putting this great list together. If you...

  • Advice for Older Drivers

    14th May 2020

    Back in January we had a very engaging talk from April French, Bromley Road Safety Officer.  She sent the following message to Vice-Chair Pauline which provide useful hints and tips for safe driving as we get older. Good morning Pauline I hope this email finds you well and that you had a...

  • U3A National Newsletter

    10th May 2020

    In case you missed the email, here's a recent U3A national newsletter with details of some web sessions available in May. U3A Newsletter Express - May.pdf ...

  • Archive film of VE day celebrations in Orpington

    10th May 2020

    In case you missed the recent email, click on the following link to access archive film of VE day celebrations in Orpington and other archive film from Orpington Video and Film Makers: https://www.ovfm.org.uk/ve-day-celebrations-looking-back-with-ovfm/ ...

  • A timely memory

    A timely memory

    10th May 2020

    Here's a Recorder Interest Group photo from shortly before the lockdown. It was taken at the end of a recent concert that they did and is intending to replicate the colours of 'Over the Rainbow' which was one of the pieces they played. Was it just a coincidence that they chose this song or do...

  • Pop Music Interest Group Keep on Groovin'

    10th May 2020

    Not to be daunted by the lockdown, the Pop Music Interest Group has embraced technology to keep going. In late March we each submitted our favourite songs for the theme "What, Where, When, Why?" (Song title or Artist name). A list of the songs was published and we all played the songs at the same...

  • April Newsletter - Now Available

    4th April 2020

    The latest newsletter has now been published. For those of you who still receive this in the post we are having to print this copy ourselves but are doing our best to get it to you as soon as possible. Here's 5 good reasons to think about taking the newsletter by email: You'll get it sooner...

  • Update on Coronavirus - Monthly Meeting CANCELLED

    14th March 2020

    Dear U3A member On Thursday the government announced that the UK is moving out of the contain phase and into delay, in response to the ongoing Coronavirus outbreak. Although large meetings are not being specifically banned at present, the announcement stated that in the coming weeks, the...

  • Orpington U3A - Latest advice on Coronavirus

    11th March 2020

    From Third Age Trust Chief Executive Sam Mauger All U3A committees have been asked to keep fellow members up to date with advice about coronavirus and to make the following recommendations. In the situation that any U3A Orpington member thinks they may have been at risk of contracting the...

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