Nomination for Committee 2016 - Several Committee members are retiring this year so we need new Committee members for 2016. These will be elected at the AGM in February. If you would like to join the Committee please print off the nomination form from the last page of the November newsletter, ask fellow members to nominate and second you, and give the completed form to Margaret McDermott or Sue Harlin before the AGM.
Christmas Party - this years's Christmas party will be at the December monthly meeting on 9 December. The entertainment is the Bus Pass Band presented by Clyde Raine and the Ukelele group. There will also be some festive foods, quizzes and carols. Cost £4. Admission by ticket on sale at the October and November meetings. Note that numbers are limited and restricted to High Lane U3A members only.
Social evening - this years's social evening is 31 October. Curry or hotpot, quizzes and good company for just £9. Get your ticket at the next monthly meeting. Note this event is restricted to High Lane U3A members only.
1) Philosophy Group Next Meeting September 14th at The Royal Scot in Marple Bridge. The Topic is 'Luck'.
2) Mahjong Group Mahjong Group Open to New Members!
3) History Group August Report on King Canute. The next Meeting on 30th September will be on The Indian Mutiny
4) Bridge 3 Group (formerley Fun Bridge) Joan Waters has taken over the Leadership of this Group. Please contact her if you wish to join.
5).Photography Group August Competition Result - 'Sport'. Next Month's Competition is 'Science'.
6) Gardening Group. August Visit to Lyme Hall Garden.
7) Walking Group August Visits to Daisy Brook & Carrbrook
Storytelling and Groups workshop organised by Greater Manchester network of U3As of which we are now a member. This day will focus on Storytelling, Creative Writing, Family History and Local History. The workshop is on Monday 5 October 2015 at Cross Street Chapel, Cross St, Manchester M2 1NL. The event starts at 11 am and runs until 4pm with a break for lunch. Tickets cost £5. Click here for further details and to obtain an application form.
1) Gardening Group. July Visit to Chatsworth & High Lane Open Garden Visit reports
2) Walking Group July Walk Report
The Walking Group will have its 2016 away break for 2 nights in Keswick, commencing 26th June, 2016. Enquiries and further details from Walter Mason.
3) Photography Group Next Meeting - 20th August 10 am– Theme “Sport”.
1) History Group Update on July Meeting. The next meeting will be on Wednesday 26th August 2015 and will be held at Sheila Harrop's, the topic is King Canute and will be given by Shirley Boore.
1)History Group Update on June Meeting. Next meeting is to be held on Wednesday 15th July and the topic is 'What Else Happened in 1914' at Irene Bentley's at 7.30pm.
2)Current Affairs Group Update on June Meeting. The next meeting is on Wednesday 22nd July 2015 at 2.15pm. Contact Pam Curley.
3)Walking Group- June Update.
4)Photography Group- June Competition pictures. July16thcompetition - "Shopping".
5)Gardening Group- June - Walters Garden! Next Visit- July 15th Chatsworth.
1)Philosophy Group Updates. Next meeting will be on 13th July 'The Philosophy of Equality'. The following meeting is on 17th August.
2)Holidays & Visits - October 24th/25th - Visiting Wollaton Hall Nottingham and staying overnight in the Nottingham Belfry Q Hotel.
Saturday 24 October - Visiting Southwell Workhouse (NT), Southwell
Minster and Southwell village for the Bramley Apple Festival.
£82. pp £20 Single Supplement. Contact Ruth Smith a.s.a.p. if interested!
1)History Group - Report on May meeting. - Next Meeting at Sheila's on 17th June.
1)Walking Group Updates - No Walk Tomorrow!
2)Gardening Group - Visit to Stoneyford Cottage
3)Photography - May Meeting.
1)Walking Weekend Shropshire - Report & pictures from the Long Mynd.
1)Holidays &Visits - New holiday for October.
2)Art Group - Art Group resumes its WEEKLY MEETINGS from May 7th!
1)Walking Group - April Walk.
2)Gardening Group - Visit to Walden Gardens at Sale Moor.
3)Photography - April Meeting.
4)History Group - Report on April meeting
1)Art Group -Please note: schedule update!
From now on, the Art group meets at High Lane Village Hall on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays in the month from 1.30 - 4.00pm.
1)Walking Group - March Walk.
2)Gardening Group - Janet's Garden.
3)Photography - March Meeting.
Mahjonng Groups - Update and Chinatown visit. Do you fancy learning how to play?
Tai Chi Class - Sadly this class has had to close as the numbers weren't viable.
History Group - Report on March meeting
Theatre Matinee Group - New Matinee in August
Annual Lunch pictures
Free Legal Advice Helpline negotiated by the Third Age Trust
First Assist offers a free legal advice help for U3A members. For further details click here.
1)Walking Group February walk.
2)Gardening Group Hopton Hall.
3)Opera Appreciation Update.
1)Philosophy Group Jan & Feb notes from meetings and next Meeting 2nd March.
1)Walking Group January walks.
1)Churches &Pubs Programme for 2015
2)Holidays &Visits Holiday Programme for 2015
1)Mahjong Group- update
2)Philosophy Group- Programme forJan/Feb
3)History Group- 2015 Programme
1)Walking Group - 2015 Programme of Walks
2)Photography- 2015 Programme
3)Gardening Group- 2015 Programme
4)Ballroom & Latin Improvers Group- 2015 Programme
Christmas Party pictures.