Joan Mayhew leads this group assisted a small band of helpers. The Committee adding help as and when necessary.
The Social Group has proved to be a very popular activity for this U3A, with many visits being repeated to cater for the number of people wishing to take part.
Our quizzes are especially popular (led by Joan aided by Sue and Martin Ambler) being run at the Meadow Covert public house several times a year, including our popular annual Christmas Quiz Night.
For information on Social Events please see the latest Monthly Newsletter or e-mail.
List of future events being organised
Thursday September 6th
10:30 am - noon-
History of George Green the mathematician, his father the baker and the windmill. See the milling area, machine processes and Science Centre. Cost £3.
Friday 5th October
10:00 am - 12:30pm
Welbeck Abbey. Free tour of the hall and a question and answer session about Freemasonry.
Thursday November 8th
10:00 - 12:30 pm
Pottery at Seymour Road Studios
Make your own festive clay decorations / angels in time for Christmas under expert supervision. Items.
Items will be biscuit baked with an option of a glaze. Cost £35.
December - date tbc
Castle Rock Brewery
Brewery tour, cost £12 per person, tour includes a guide around the brewery, a chance to sample 3 beers, pour your own drink and a photo behind the bar, tour lasts 45 mins.
Past Events (photos from some of our previous events)
Spire Hospital, Tollerton visit - 4th Jan
Quiz Night, Meadow Covert Public House - 22nd January
County Archives visit - 14th February
Stoneywell NT Visit - 10th April
Quiz Night, Meadow Covert Public House, 14th May
Veolia Recycling Trip - 15th May
BBC Nottingham visit - 17th May
Canal Trip - 29th June
British Geological Survey - 3rd July
Nottingham Council House Tour - 19th Jan
Wollaton Hall Tour - 23rd Feb
BBC Nottingham Visit - 21st April
Holmepierrepoint Hall - 17th May
Pub Quiz - 19th June
Taylor's Bell Foundry - 22nd June
Southfield's Farm - 17th July
BBC Nottingham visit - 21st Sept
Southwell Minster - Oct 17th
County Emergency Centre - Nov 7th
XMAS Quiz - Meadow Covert - Dec 4th
Ruddington Framework Knitters Museum - 26th February
BBC Evening Tour - 17th March
Pub Quiz - 21st March
Magic Lantern Tour - 30th April
Trent River Cruise - 13th May
Quiz Night - 16th May
Bromley House Library - 7th June
Eglantine Vineyard, Bunny - 15th July
Pub Quiz - 12th September
BBC Tour - 29th September
Holocaust Centre - 27th October
Veolia Tour, Newark - 3rd November
Trent Cricket Ground - 6th December
XMAS Quiz - 12th December
Quiz Night - Meadow Covert - 16th March
Visit to the Holocaust Museum - 1st May
Quiz Night - Meadow Covert - 24th August
BBC East Midlands Visit - 24th September
Civil War Centre, Newark - 15th October
BBC Good Food Show, Birmingham - 27th November
Quiz Night, Meadow Covert - 14th December