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Mon 26 Aug 2019 9.15 am     Walks Just Walking     Bi-monthly Walk

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Mon 26 Aug 2019 10.00 am     Chess     Bi-monthly meeting

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Mon 26 Aug 2019 10.00 am     Music Appreciation 2     Monthly Meeting

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Mon 26 Aug 2019 10.45 am     Welsh Conversation     Bi-monthly meeting

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Mon 26 Aug 2019 2.00 pm     Mahjong     Bi-monthly meeting

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Mon 26 Aug 2019 2.00 pm     Philosophy Beginners     Monthly Meeting

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Mon 26 Aug 2019 2.00 pm     Exploring a Playscript     Monthly Meeting

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Mon 26 Aug 2019 2.00 pm     Bridge 4     Weekly Meeting

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Tue 27 Aug 2019 10.00 am     Bridge 1     Weekly Meeting

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Tue 27 Aug 2019 10.00 am     Nature Watch     Monthly Meeting

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Tue 27 Aug 2019 10.00 am     Bridge 2     Weekly Meeting

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Tue 27 Aug 2019 10.00 am     Practical Photography     Monthly Meeting

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Tue 27 Aug 2019 10.00 am     Forest Bathing     Monthly Meeting

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Tue 27 Aug 2019 10.30 am     German     Bi-monthly meeting

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Tue 27 Aug 2019 12.30 pm     Luncheon Club 2     Monthly Meeting

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Tue 27 Aug 2019 2.00 pm     Ukulele     Weekly Meeting

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Tue 27 Aug 2019 2.00 pm     French Conversation 3     Fortnightly Meeting

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Wed 28 Aug 2019 9.30 am     Walks Medium 4 Hilly     Bi-monthly Walk

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Wed 28 Aug 2019 10.00 am     Welsh Beginners     Bi-monthly meeting

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Wed 28 Aug 2019 10.00 am     Italian Improvers     Bi-monthly meeting

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Wed 28 Aug 2019 2.00 pm     Modern Art History     Monthly Meeting

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Wed 28 Aug 2019 2.00 pm     Reading 1     Monthly Meeting

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Wed 28 Aug 2019 2.00 pm     Spanish Conversation     Bi-monthly meeting

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Thu 29 Aug 2019 9.15 am     Walkers 2 (Hill Strollers)     Weekly Walk

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Thu 29 Aug 2019 2.00 pm     French Beginners Plus     Weekly Meeting

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Fri 30 Aug 2019 10.30 am     Bridge 3     

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Fri 30 Aug 2019 2.00 pm     Open meeting     Coffee Time

Details Our informal monthly Coffee Time meeting takes place in the afternoon (2pm to 4pm) of the last Friday in the month at Palmer's Café (Claremont Street SY1 1QG, near the New Market Hall with parking at Rowley's House). We hope you can pop in for a tea / coffee and general U3A chit chat. We would particularly like to welcome any new or prospective members or those who have yet to join any study groups as this is the perfect opportunity to find out more about Shrewsbury U3A and the 100 groups that we have to offer you. Many of our committee members are normally available to welcome you, point you in the right direction, tell you more about the groups and assist with all U3A matters. Coffee Time is also the occasion to bring along your laptops or tablets if you have difficulty using our online membership system (Beacon). Find us in the ground floor function room through the double doors on the far right corner of the café area. Refreshments can be ordered from the main café bar and will be kindly brought through to you in the function room. We look forward to meeting / seeing you this coming Friday.

Fri 30 Aug 2019 2.00 pm     Touch Tennis     Fortnightly Meeting

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Sat 31 Aug 2019 10.00 am     Tai Chi     Weekly Tai Chi Class

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Tue 3 Sep 2019 10.00 am     Pétanque     Fortnightly Meeting

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Wed 4 Sep 2019 9.30 am     Walks Medium 5 Hilly     Mark leading

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Fri 6 Sep 2019 1.30 pm     Open meeting     Committee Meeting - September

Details Monthly meeting of the Shrewsbury U3A Committee

Sat 7 Sep 2019 9.30 am     Breakfast at Shrewsbury's     Carmar Tea Rooms

Details Thanks to all those who came along in August to Breakfast at Shrewsbury's - the most dynamic, social and intellectual of all Shrewsbury U3A's breakfast groups. Celebrating a year of existence, we had record attendance levels despite the last-minute nature of the arrangements and we all had a thoroughly enjoyable start to the day. All members of Shrewsbury U3A are welcome to enjoy Breakfast at Shrewsbury's, you just turn up on the day. Our next U3A membership year begins in September and on Saturday 7th at 9.30am, you'll find us at Carmar Tea Rooms (Castle Street, SY1 2BW). May the U3A be with you.

Sun 8 Sep 2019 12.30 pm     Sunday Lunch Club 2     Sunday lunch group 2

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Wed 11 Sep 2019 2.00 pm     Digital Photography     Monthly Meeting

Details Review of themed subject images 'Fairs, fetes and festivals' - set a new theme or topic for review in December. Preparation for next field trip, including relevant photographic techniques. Macro and close up photographs, contre jour technique and light beams.

Mon 16 Sep 2019 10.30 am     Open meeting     Monthly Presentation - Shropshire Wildlife

Details Renown photographer, Jim Almond, returns to Shrewsbury U3A with his latest presentation showcasing wildlife in Shropshire. Our local birds are the main focus of Jim’s stunning pictures but there’ll be some cameo appearances from the butterflies, dragonflies and flowers from around the county. Shrewsbury U3A ( www.shrewsburyu3a.com ) welcomes members and prospective members at our reception area on the first-floor foyer. The theatre opens its doors to Shrewsbury U3A at 09.45am (with the presentation beginning at 10.30am) and you are invited to come along to find out more about the growing list of almost 100 interest groups that Shrewsbury U3A has to offer and to enjoy the scheduled presentation. New and prospective members are welcomed by Sue, who can introduce you to the huge range of activities that form Shrewsbury U3A. Our Groups Administrator, Mo, and New Groups Facilitator, Jonathan, will be on hand to brief you about the latest study groups that are in development. Membership Secretary, Norman, will be present in our reception area for those wishing to join the organisation and members are reminded that their subscription for 2019-2020 was due on 1st September 2019.

Mon 16 Sep 2019 2.00 pm     Astronomy     

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Tue 17 Sep 2019 10.00 am     Pétanque     Fortnightly Meeting

Details Details to be provided by the group coordinator

Tue 17 Sep 2019 2.00 pm     Computer Skills     Resolution: Presenter Phil Booth

Details Resolution. An explanation of what "screen resolution" means and how it affects printing and viewing your photographs.

Wed 18 Sep 2019 9.30 am     Walks Medium 5 Hilly     Dave & Wendy leading

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Thu 19 Sep 2019 12.00 pm     Open meeting     Theatre Trips - The Lovely Bones (Birmingham Repertory Theatre)

Details The Theatre Trips group has reserved seats to see The Lovely Bones at Birmingham's Repetory Theatre at 2.00pm on Thursday 19th September. The play is from the novel by Alice Sebold and is the story of a teenage girl who, after being murdered, watches from her personal Heaven as her family and friends struggle to move on with their lives while she comes to terms with her own death. The group has arranged transport and payment needs to be made before August. Information and reservations via the Theatre Trips group coordinators, The Two Gills, at theatretrips@shrewsburyu3a.com Departing: TBA Returning: TBA Cost: £25.50 (cheques payable to 'Shrewsbury U3A'), transport included

Fri 27 Sep 2019 2.00 pm     Open meeting     Coffee Time

Details Our informal monthly Coffee Time meeting takes place in the afternoon (2pm to 4pm) of the last Friday in the month at Palmer's Café (Claremont Street SY1 1QG, near the New Market Hall with parking at Rowley's House). We hope you can pop in for a tea / coffee and general U3A chit chat. We would particularly like to welcome any new or prospective members or those who have yet to join any study groups as this is the perfect opportunity to find out more about Shrewsbury U3A and the 100 groups that we have to offer you. Many of our committee members are normally available to welcome you, point you in the right direction, tell you more about the groups and assist with all U3A matters. Coffee Time is also the occasion to bring along your laptops or tablets if you have difficulty using our online membership system (Beacon). Find us in the ground floor function room through the double doors on the far right corner of the café area. Refreshments can be ordered from the main café bar and will be kindly brought through to you in the function room. We look forward to meeting / seeing you this coming Friday.

Wed 2 Oct 2019 9.30 am     Walks Medium 5 Hilly     

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Wed 9 Oct 2019 2.00 pm     Digital Photography     Photo Field Trip to the Woods

Details Photo Field Trip - Dudmaston Hall Gardens and Park (the Hall itself will be closed), Arley Arboretum.

Fri 11 Oct 2019 1.30 pm     Open meeting     Committee Meeting - October

Details Monthly meeting of the Shrewsbury U3A Committee

Sun 13 Oct 2019 12.30 pm     Sunday Lunch Club 2     Sunday lunch group 2

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Mon 14 Oct 2019 2.00 pm     Astronomy     

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Tue 15 Oct 2019 2.00 pm     Computer Skills     Monthly Meeting

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Wed 16 Oct 2019 9.30 am     Walks Medium 5 Hilly     

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Mon 21 Oct 2019 10.30 am     Open meeting     AGM & Monthly Presentation - Charles Rolls of Rolls Royce

Details Bruce Lawson visits Shrewsbury U3A to introduce us to the exciting life of Charles Rolls, co-founder of the iconic car firm and the birth of British motoring. Roll’s extraordinary achievements, popularity with the ladies and his successes in car-racing, ballooning and aviation eventually cost him his life at the age of 32. Shrewsbury U3A ( www.shrewsburyu3a.com ) welcomes members and prospective members at our reception area on the first-floor foyer. The theatre opens its doors to Shrewsbury U3A at 09.45am (with the presentation beginning at 10.30am) and you are invited to come along to find out more about the growing list of almost 100 interest groups that Shrewsbury U3A has to offer and to enjoy the scheduled presentation. New and prospective members are welcomed by Sue, who can introduce you to the huge range of activities that form Shrewsbury U3A. Our Groups Administrator, Mo, and New Groups Facilitator, Jonathan, will be on hand to brief you about the latest study groups that are in development. Membership Secretary, Norman, will be present in our reception area for those wishing to join the organisation and members are reminded that their subscription for 2019-2020 was due on 1st September 2019.

Wed 30 Oct 2019 9.30 am     Walks (5th Wed)     5th Wednesday Walk

Details Details to be provided by the Group Coordinator

Thu 7 Nov 2019 2.30 pm     Open meeting     Theatre Trips - Yes, Prime Minister (Theatr Clwyd)

Details The Theatre Trips group has reserved seats to see Yes, Prime Minister at Theatr Clwyd at 2.30pm on Thursday 7th November. Based on the cult TV series and following three sell-out West End seasons, Yes, Prime Minister is fast becoming the most successful play for a decade. The group has arranged transport and payment needs to be made before September. Information and reservations via the Theatre Trips group coordinators, The Two Gills, at theatretrips@shrewsburyu3a.com

Fri 8 Nov 2019 1.30 pm     Open meeting     Committee Meeting - November

Details Monthly meeting of the Shrewsbury U3A Committee

Sun 10 Nov 2019 12.30 pm     Sunday Lunch Club 2     Sunday lunch group 2

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Mon 11 Nov 2019 2.00 pm     Astronomy     

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Wed 13 Nov 2019 2.00 pm     Digital Photography     Monthly Meeting

Details Review of October field trip photos. Set new themed subject for review in March 2020. Tutorial/workshop on image editing or a photographic subject/technique.

Tue 19 Nov 2019 2.00 pm     Computer Skills     Monthly Meeting

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Fri 6 Dec 2019 1.30 pm     Open meeting     Committee Meeting - December

Details Monthly meeting of the Shrewsbury U3A Committee

Sun 8 Dec 2019 12.30 pm     Sunday Lunch Club 2     Sunday lunch group 2

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Mon 9 Dec 2019 2.00 pm     Astronomy     

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Wed 11 Dec 2019 2.00 pm     Digital Photography     Monthly Meeting

Details Annual Christmas Competition/Quiz. Review of themed subject images.​ It is also the closing date for our Annual Photographic Competition. Images to be submitted to the organiser by the 18th December 2019. Visit https://u3adp1.wixsite.com/website/annual-competition-rules for more information.

Tue 17 Dec 2019 2.00 pm     Computer Skills     Monthly Meeting

Details Details by group coordinator

Wed 8 Jan 2020 2.00 pm     Digital Photography     Annual Photographic Competition

Details Our Annual Photographic Competition will be judged today. Judge to be selected.

Sun 12 Jan 2020 12.30 pm     Sunday Lunch Club 2     Sunday lunch group 2

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Wed 29 Jan 2020 9.30 am     Walks (5th Wed)     5th Wednesday Walk

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Sun 9 Feb 2020 12.30 pm     Sunday Lunch Club 2     Sunday lunch group 2

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Wed 4 Mar 2020 10.00 am     Open meeting     Theatre Trips - By The Waters of Liverpool (New Brighton Floral Pavilion)

Details The Theatre Trips group has reserved seats to see By The Waters of Liverpool at New Brighton Floral Pavilion Theatre at 2.30pm on Wednesday 4th March 2020. The play is from the book by Helen Forrester. It's a period drama set in the 1930's . Synopsis, after losing a fortune in a stock market crash, the family decide to leave a comfortable middle class life in SW England and relocate to Liverpool. They are all in for a shock! The group has arranged transport and payment needs to be made before October 2019. Information and reservations via the Theatre Trips group coordinators, The Two Gills, at theatretrips@shrewsburyu3a.com Departing: TBA Returning: TBA Cost: £30.00 (cheques payable to 'Shrewsbury U3A'), transport included

Sun 8 Mar 2020 12.30 pm     Sunday Lunch Club 2     Sunday lunch group 2

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Sun 12 Apr 2020 12.30 pm     Sunday Lunch Club 2     Sunday lunch group 2

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Wed 29 Apr 2020 9.30 am     Walks (5th Wed)     5th Wednesday Walk

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Sun 10 May 2020 12.30 pm     Sunday Lunch Club 2     Sunday lunch group 2

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Sun 14 Jun 2020 12.30 pm     Sunday Lunch Club 2     Sunday lunch group 2

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Sun 12 Jul 2020 12.30 pm     Sunday Lunch Club 2     Sunday lunch group 2

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Wed 29 Jul 2020 9.30 am     Walks (5th Wed)     5th Wednesday Walk

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Sun 9 Aug 2020 12.30 pm     Sunday Lunch Club 2     Sunday lunch group 2

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