News and Notices

If it’s Hot it’s Here . . .

This section will include regular updates as soon as it is possible.

Watch this space for updates from your Group Leader as they are available.

There are so many unknowns with Covid-19 at present that we have slowed down the development of this site for the moment.

The broad plan is that Alton U3A-wide material in this section will be updated regularly. Updates, which are sent by Group Leaders, will be posted here as soon as possible, with a link to the group page. The date of posting will be given as well.

If you want to find earlier material we have an “Old News” sub-page here for things that are older but still relevant.

The aim is to keep the new News “stuff” fresh.

(This is an introductory note which is pinned here)

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There is a major update about Realbridge here.

Updated August 21st 2021

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For updates on the availability of places on excursions, please look here.

Updated August 15th 2021

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For information about availability of places on the u3a 2022 Holiday, please look here.

Updated August 15th 2021

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Information about the next ramble, on Thursday August 19th, is here.

Updated August 13th 2021

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Your Blue Book should be with you now.

Updated 12 July 2021

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Next year’s Birdwatching dates are here.

Updated 12 July 2021

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There is a lot of new detail in our excursions page. Find it here.

Updated 17 June 2021

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Looking for this month’s latest Listening to Jazz information? Just look here.

Updated March 29th 2021

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The All New 2020-21 Creative Writing Anthology, posted online due to Covid, can now be found here.

Updated May 14th 2021

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Tracey Knight has a piece of her crochet featured on the u3a’s extreme crochet site – please find it here: http://www.u3a.org.uk/learning/national-programmes/extreme-crochet

Updated May 14th 2021

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For the latest Film Night flyer, see here.

Updated May 14th 2021

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As part of the ongoing development of the site I am working on embedding documents. If this is working you should find a “Poets Wordsearch” linked to the Poetry Appreciation Group’s page here. Once you’ve found it, you should (in theory) be able to print off a copy.

Updated April 13th 2021

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For up-to-date information about the Concerts and Excursions Programme, look here.

Updated April 5th 2021

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You can have a look at our programme of Friday Afternoon talks here for this year and next (Covid permitting).

Updated April 9th 2021

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As the u3a Trust is offering some interesting-looking courses and sessions online I have added a link to them here.

Updated Feb 24th 2021

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The 2022 Holiday information is available here.

Updated Feb 3rd 2021

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Holiday News update – We have had to cancel the planned 2021 trip but we are hoping to organise a similar one in 2022. A few more details can be found here.

Updated Jan 15th 2021

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U3A National Office offers Covid advice and support. but things are changing so rapidly that it is difficult to keep up-to-date. The latest information can be found here (at the time of writing this).

Updated Jan 8th 2021

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