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Upcoming events

Poisons for Medicine - Graham Harrison
16th August 2021 13:45 - 15:30

The Maturing of Mankind
20th September 2021 13:45 - 15:30

Zeppelin - Ship of Dreams
18th October 2021 13:45 - 15:30

California Dreaming - Neil Sadler
15th November 2021 13:45 - 15:30

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  • Birdwatching Group events for 2021

    26th April 2021

    The group meets on the 4th Wednesday of each month to visit parks, rivers and reserves local to Orpington or farther afield, to look out for birds and other fauna. We have a gentle walk and try to finish with a welcome cup of coffee. Generally we meet at the venue at 10 a.m. or 9.30 a.m. at Orpington Station if we are travelling by train.  With plans for the lifting of lockdown now announced we are putting together our plans for 2021. Watch this space for further details. April 28th We make our annual visit to the Sevenoaks Wildlife Reserve. Bradbourne Vale, TN13 3DH, meeting in the Reserve car park at 10 a.m. and walking round in groups of 6. May 26th TBA  June 23th TBA July 28th TBA Each outing is led by a current member. We welcome new members who have an interest in birdwatching and meeting others with the same interest. Please contact me if you would like to join the group. JACQUI BROOKES Orpington U3A members please logon then click HERE to see...

  • Hand bell presentation for 23 years of service

    Hand bell presentation for 23 years of service

    22nd April 2021

    On 14th April, hand bell members presented Terry and Barbara Rayfield with a gift to say thank you for their 23 years of running the Hand bell group. The group will reconvene at St John's church on 10th September. Pictured with Terry and Barbara are Joan Fabb and Dorothy Weller, both founder...

  • Register now for London Region Summer Talks

    15th April 2021

    London Region have released details of their Summer talks Programme. Click on the flyer for more details including how to register. summertalks2021flyer.pdf ...

  • April Newsletter Now Available

    24th March 2021

    The latest newsletter has now been published. For those of you who still receive this in the post we 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...

  • A celebration of Hand bell ringing over 23 years

    A celebration of Hand bell ringing over 23 years

    2nd March 2021

    After 23 years, Terry Rayfield has decided to step down from leading the Hand bells Interest Group. Way back in 1998, when Orpington u3a was very new,  Terry set up the hand bell ringing group with seven members and two octaves of bells, ably supported by his wife Barbara. They now have...

  • Upcoming online Monthly meetings

    2nd March 2021

    We have partnered with a company called Mirthy for our online meetings this year. They have an excellent selection of talks and we are sure you will enjoy our choices. The meetings are easy to join. An email will be sent out in the week before each meeting with a link for you to preregister....

  • Join us on Monday for our next monthly online meeting

    13th February 2021

    We have partnered with a company called Mirthy for our next few meetings.  They have an excellent selection of talks and we are sure you will enjoy our selections. The meetings are easy to join.  An email will be sent out in the week before each meeting with a link for you to...

  • Join us on Monday for the AGM

    13th January 2021

    We hope you enjoyed our December entertainment by Matthew Sear. We had over 100 members join the meeting again this month. Given that more than one person will have been watching in many of the households, we are getting back towards our Crofton Halls attendances of around 200 so it looks like...

  • Join us at our next monthly Zoom meetings

    7th December 2020

    We hope you enjoyed our November talk on Brecon's mountain rescue by Penny Brockman.  We had over 100 members join the meeting again this month. Given that more than one person will have been watching in many of the households, we are getting back towards our Crofton Halls attendances of...

  • London Region U3A Winter Learning Programme

    25th October 2020

    Lots to get involved in.  Details at the following LINK ...

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