Free Cinema Thursday, 26th April, 2018

Free future screenings for everyone at St. Peter and St. Paul’s Church, 63 Ruffs Drive, Hucknall, Nottingham, NG15 6JG. Telephone: 0115 9633640

Thursday 26 April, 2018 at 1pm ‘Paddington 2’
Saturday 12 May, 2018 at 2pm ‘Paddington 2’
(repeated on a Saturday as we know this will be popular – bring your own Marmalade Sandwiches)
Thursday 24 May, 2018 at 1pm ‘Victoria and Abdul’

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History Group at Cresswell Crags

An early meeting on 4th April, 2018, took the History Group to Cresswell Crags. I’m sure any member will say how marvellous it was. The talk was fantastic, well presented and illustrated. We learned about Neanderthal people living in the caves and even that all of us have some Neanderthal DNA. Even a shower could not spoil our walk to the caves where we were supplied with hard hats and attached lights. Our posture was tested as we moved into deeper caverns where we learned still more about the animals who lived there and the artwork done by the people. The cafe wasn’t bad either. The visit made us think that Cresswell Crags was really worth another trip sometime to see other caves and maybe different talks.

The next trip is to Blists Hill and Ironbridge on Wednesday 16th May, 2018. Meet on the Market Place for departure at 9 am. Any remaining monies to be paid at the U3A meeting on 9th May, please,

June 20th, 2018 is the date for Nottingham Caves. Meet at 1.45 pm. More details later.

July and August – No meeting

September – A talk by Peoples Histreh (This is not a spelling mistake) about Nottingham Cheese riots.

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Lyme Park Trip Places

There are three places available for Monday’s trip (23 June) to Lyme Park, near Stockport on Monday. The coach fare is £9.00 and it goes from Hucknall Leisure Centre at 9.00 am. If anyone would like to go, please get in touch on the form below.

The Back to Backs trip is full but there are still places on the Ascott House trip on Tuesday, 19 June.

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April’s Short Walk

Fourteen members enjoyed a pleasant 4.5 mile walk around The National Water Sports Centre and Skylark Nature Reserve followed by a meal at The Goose at Gamston. Lovely weather and great company.

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Cendrillon – Opera Live by Satellite

At the Broadway Cinema, 14-18 Broad Street, Nottingham, NG1 3AL
Opera Live by satellite – Cendrillon (Massenet) (12A)
Massenet’s enchanting opera Cendrillon, based on Cinderella

Saturday 28th April, 2018 at 5.55 pm – live by satellite
Sunday 29th April 2018 at 12 noon – encore

also on 28th April, 2018 at 1.00 pm at the Broadway Cinema

The Greatest Showman Sing-Along (PG)
A sing-along screening of 2017’s dazzling hit musical The Greatest Showman

And at the Bonington Theatre, Arnold, Nottingham:-

Thursday 19th and Friday 20th April, 2018
Finding your Feet (12A)
Saturday 21st April at 2.00 pm and 5.00 pm
Cape Wrath – a compellingly intimate journey to the edge of the island told in a minibus parked outside the Theatre building
Saturday 21st April at 2.30 pm
Tomb Raider (12A)
Saturday 21st April at 7.30 pm
Red Sparrow (15)
Wednesday 25th April – Saturday 28th April
Murder on the Nile – The Bonington Players make a welcome return to the stage with this adaptation of Agatha Christie’s classic ‘who dunnit?’.
Sunday 29th April – Thursday, 3rd May 2018
The Bachelors (12A) – a comedy drama
Monday 30th April at 7.30
Ryan Edwards – organ concert
1st May 2018 at 2.30 pm
Those Were The Days – songs from the ‘fabulous fifties and the swinging sixties’
2nd May 2018 at 7.30 pm
Richard D Hall – an evening of conspiracy theory conversation and lively debate
3rd May 2018 at 8.00 pm
Eddie Henderson with the Bruce Barth Trio
4th May 2018 at 7.30 pm
King Lear – A modern comedic take on Shakespeare’s popular tragedy
5th May – 7th May 2018
Ready Player One (12A)

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