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Radcliffe-on-Trent U3A

Laugh, live and learn with the Radcliffe-on-Trent U3A. We are part of a national network of U3As offering people who are no longer in full-time employment the opportunity for late life learning, fellowship and enjoyment. Members share their skills and experiences through monthly meetings, addressed by interesting speakers, as well as through a wide variety of social activities and  outings.

Find out more…

Speakers at our Open Meetings 2019

Come along to one of our next monthly open meetings. These take place on the first Thursday of the month at 2pm in the Grange Hall. Members and non-members are welcome. Tea, coffee and biscuits included.

  • 4th July – Graham Keal – ‘Oprah Winfrey Touched my Elbow’.
  • ** NO AUGUST MEETING **
  • 5th Sept – Well Versed – ‘Those Were The Days My Friend’.
  • 3rd Oct – Phil Cooper – The Silk Road in Central Asia.
  • 14th Nov – Paul Dyson – ‘ Adventures of a Wildlife Artist’
  • 5th Dec – Sara Spade – ‘ Ukulele Lady’

Next Speaker - Graham Keal - 4th July

Only 15 days to this event.

On July 4th, Graham Keal will give a talk to the Radcliffe U3A entitled ‘50 Shades of Graham’ He will talk about his 30+ years as a showbiz reporter His talk is a comic miscellany of life lessons learned along the way amid the battle of the sexes and those men are from Mars, women are from Venus moments, all broadly inspired by the phenomenal success of the controversial novels and  films.

Graham Keal

Trips and Outings 2019

This is the list of forthcoming trips and outings for 2019. Book soon because these are very popular and fill up quickly. For queries, contact the Trips and Outings Group leader here.

Next AVAILABLE Trip - Boughton House

Our next trip is to Boughton House and Gardens on Tuesday 17th September 2019 Cost £35 per person payable by cash or cheque (made payable to ROT U3A Social).

Located in the heart of England this remarkable house is a blend of the intimate and the grand, drawing its inspiration from the Palace of Versailles. Its village-like Tudor courtyards contrast with its palatial 18th century additions, earning it the title ‘The English Versailles’ which inspired filmmakers at Universal to use Boughton House in the latest film adaption of Les Miserables.

The ticket price includes return travel by coach, a 2 hour guided ‘Kings Tour’ of the house and a Hot Buffet Lunch in the converted 18th century stable block.

The Kings Tour is designed for the enthusiast covering 20 rooms and also ascends the grand entrance staircase to include the High Pavilion and State Apartments created for the visit of William III.

Highlights include: Painting Masterpieces, English and French furniture, tapestries, porcelain, silver, armoury and beautiful ceiling paintings.

Local U3A Discounts

The following local businesses have very kindly offered discounts on production of your U3A membership card.

Café Piano..10% off lunches and dinners.

BROADWAY DISCOUNT FOR U3A MEMBERS

Did you know that U3A members get an additional discount on a 'Silver Screening' film at the Broadway Cinema in Nottingham? Just select U3A at checkout or present your card at the desk.

GROUP LEADERS: Remember the current membership card number for 2019-2020 starts with the number 3.

Next NewsSHEET

For the next issue of our U3A monthly NewsSheet please send your news, articles and photos to our Editors via our form here, usually by 21st of each month, or as varied by the current NewsSheet.

Our Groups

Click here to visit our Active Groups page which includes an indicative timetable showing on which days of the week our group meetings are held. Our Proposed Groups page contains the latest ideas for new groups. 

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