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‘In Their Own Write’ – Volunteers required

Maureen Newton, Hucknall and District U3A History Group Leader, is asking for volunteers to take part in a shared learning project called “In their own Write”. The project, which is funded by the Arts Humanities Research Council but managed by the National Archives and the University of Leicester, is about researching and transcribing letters from 19th century paupers. Training and workshops are taking place in Hucknall, Nottinghamshire.

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Byron Festival Watercolour Winner

At the August meeting, Jim Spray, fellow member of the U3A and former Chairman of the Byron Festival Committee, presented one of this year’s winners, Linda Walker, with her prize. Linda, whose winning entry was “Entry to Newstead” is a member of the Watercolour group led by Rose Ridley.

The competition was judged by Ann Clay, a member of the Nottingham Society of Artists. The photos show Linda Walker receiving her prize with her painting (shown on the left of the photograph) and the other entries received from other members of the Watercolour group.

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Spaces still available on River Cruise

There are still some spaces available on the River Cruise, 15th August 2018, 1.30 – 4pm
Cost £15.50 for afternoon tea and a cruise at Colwick Country Park Marina.

If you are interrested, please can you get a cheque made payable to Trent River Cruises by Thursday 28th of June. to me, Siobhan, at 45A Palmer Avenue, Hucknall, NG15 7AN

If you will be driving there please let me know if you are willing to offer a lift to other people who are going.

You can contact me via email on: coordinator@hucknallu3a.org.uk

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Congratulations Reading Group – It's a Winner


Many congratulations to the Reading Group who have won the Christmas Tree competition for the U3A for the second year in succession. What creative folk we are in U3A and thanks to all those who took the trouble to vote.

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