What’s on at Bridgwater LibraryDid you know that as well as lending books Bridgwater Library run a range of classes and events.Currently their programme includes sessions entitled “Knit & Natter” and “Computer Classes”, plus lots more.For the full programme take a look at the Library Facebook page at:https://www.facebook.com/Bridgwater-Library-642050692583308/
Meeting RoomsBridgwater U3A has been offered the free use of meeting rooms by Somerset Care.Anyone looking for a room to start a new group should contact me in the first instance.Dawn, Group Co-ordinator. 01278 444426
Bridgwater Arts Centre Gallery
Bridgwater Arts Centre GalleryDid you know that Bridgwater Arts Centre has a Gallery and that entry to exhibitions is free?To see the programme and what is currently on display please go to the Bridgwater Arts Centre Gallery web page at :-http://bridgwaterartscentre.co.uk/gallery/
Free Entry to English Heritage Sites for Learning Groups
Free Entry to English Heritage Sites for Learning GroupsDid you know that English Heritage includes the U3A on their list of learning groups that are eligible for free self led visits to their sites.To be eligible for a free visit a learning group needs to book at least 7 days in advance and the visit needs to include planned and structured learning activities.For full details please have a look at the English Heritage Educational Visit Terms and Conditions .pdf file athttp://www.english-heritage.org.uk/content/learn/schools/education-tcs
Gift AidBridgwater U3A is able to claim Gift Aid on the fees that our members pay.If you have signed a Gift Aid form for your U3A membership fee and your financial circumstance change such that you no longer pay income tax then please let Dave know on 01278 439385 so that your name can be removed from the list.
Latest News from the Drama/Theatre Group
Latest News from the Drama/Theatre GroupThe Drama group has attracted 6 ladies, but no men!So, after some surgery, Derek will start again with the formation of a theatre group… probably in November. So at the first ‘get together’ we’ll decide on the most popular format.The main items for consideration are to organise a production, play readings, theatre visits, with and without a supper, and with or without transport. To get this new group under-way I urgently need names and E-mail addresses for anyone who is interested in participating in any of the formats of a Drama ‘Club’.The inauguration meeting will be in November starting am on Wednesday 7th and then every first Wednesday. The location will depend on the number of you interested in any of the formats, but will certainly be in Bridgwater, and to start with commencing at 2pm.Now then, I need the following information from you:Full Name; E-Mail address; Phone number; Whether you have your own transport; Are sessions on first Wednesdays OKThis information to be sent to Drama Group Leader – Derek, preferably by E-Mail to:- email@example.com or alternatively by phone to 07511 109048
U3A Jurassic Coast Study Day
U3A Jurassic Coast Study Day ~ October 24th 2018The Avalon Network have organised a “U3A Jurassic Coast Study Day” that is open to all South West U3A members.The event is on Wednesday October 24th from 10-30am to 3-30pm at the George Reynolds Centre, South Street, Crewkerne, Somerset.The cost is £15 to include coffee, lunch and tea.For a link to more details and a booking form please go to the South West U3A web site:https://u3asites.org.uk/south-west/eventsIf needed, the poster and booking form may be downloaded in .pdf format here.