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Report of Paris Holiday

On 6th June,2015 thirty two members of Hucknall and District U3A, Mansfield and District U3A and Ashfield and District U3A set off from Nottingham train station for a 8 day holiday in Paris, on the River Seine and Normandy.
Excellent weather was in abundance throughout the holiday. All enjoyed wonderful meals on board Swiss Sapphire. Excursions included a coach tour of Paris; the picturesque town of Honfleur; Arromanches and the D.Day beaches of Normandy; a visit to Claude Monets garden; a viewing of the Bayeax tapestry. The group also paid a respectful visit to the Bayeax War Graves cemetery.
The on-board general knowledge quiz was won by 6 team members of Hucknall U3A.
The group was very ably looked after by Riviera staff members Tony and Alex.
Mrs D.White organised the whole trip magnificently.

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U3A Holiday to Vietnam and Cambodia

March 2016 – Vietnam and Cambodia Adventure
A stunning 27 day adventure – traveling with Explore Worldwide based here in the UK specialising in small group travel for 34 years.
They are fully bonded with ATOL, AITO and recommended by WHICH magazine.
Briefly comprising –
* Hanoi * 2night cruise Halong Bay
* 2 nights Boat Mekong Delta * Floating markets
* 3 days Angkor Wat temples * – central highlands
* Boat trip Perfume River * Fly Ho Chi Min – city tour
* 3 days Phom Phen * Elephant ride
* Nha Trang – seaside town – boast trip to outlying islands
* Interspersed with free and relaxing days to recharge your batteries!
This is an adventure type of holiday and a moderate amount of fitness is required. It is a classical tour for small groups – if there is enough interest we will have our own u3a tour. For more information you will need to order an Explore brochure and ask for the detailed trip tour notes – the code for the above trip is V E C. You will need these notes to make an informed choice as to whether this holiday is suitable for you. Explore 01252 888733
The cost will be in the region of £2900 including all flights accommodation and some meals I shall be organising a meeting in June 2015.
Caroline Rhoades, Ashfield u3a. 01623 721987

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Warners Holiday

Warners – Thoresby Hall holiday maybe next February but Terry is asking for cheques for balances to be brought to our September 10th meeting. Please date them for October 15th and made out to Mansfield & District U3A

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Mansfield U3A holidays

A link to the Mansfield 2015 Thoresby Holiday.

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Warners Thoresby 2014

Terry Whitehead has now confirmed that names are now being taken as reservations for next January’s U3A week at
Thoresby Hall. The dates will be Monday 27th Jan till Friday Jan 31st and the price for a standard room will be £220.
Any surplus overpayment will be distributed via means of a prize draw. Please contact Terry with your requirements on
Further information will follow regarding Upgrades and single room availability and prices.
Terry’s contact number is 01623 626991.

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