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    ON THURSDAY, 21 st JUNE 2018
    AT THE ASSEMBLY ROOMS IN NORTH STREET, CHICHESTERThe documents (Chair’s report, Treasurer’s Report, Accounts etc) are available here; access will require a password, which is in the email. Only a few copies will be available at the meeting, so please bring them with you if you wish to have them to hand.Please try to attend, your U3A needs you.

    The AGM will be followed by the previously advertised meeting, featuring a talk by Philip Robinson entitled ‘How the War came to an End – or did it?’.

    Refreshments will be served from 13:15 to 13:45.

  2. Groups
    Next Strummers meetingUkulele group: all abilities, beginners welcome, singers also welcome. Next meeting Monday 25th June, from 12:00 to 13:30 or 14:00.  In the Hole in the Wall public house, adjacent to Marks and Spencers carpark. Easy access through garden. No fee to join just buy a drink, tea, coffee or stay for lunch – up to you. Bring ukulele if you have one. Bring music if you have some you like. Contact here for more details.

    Further information on all groups is shown on the website. Contact the Groups Team for group leader information

  3. Trip to the hidden battle fields of WW1 with Bognor U3A From October 4th to 8th. As the anniversary of the end of WW1 approaches we are making our last five day visit to the battlefields of northern France and southern Belgium.  Among the various places we shall visit are the British Cemetery at Lijssenthoek were the only woman is buried, the Trench of Death at Dixmuide, Vladso German cemetery and the statue of the grieving parents.  Then to Pervyse and the Advanced Dressing Station run by Mairi Chisholm and Elsie Knocker.  Time in the Ypres Salient and at the Last Post Ceremony at the Menin Gate in the evening and finally to Mons where it all started in 1914 and ended at more or less the same place four years later.   Just time to visit Lille to shop, hurrah, or the look at the new city built around the Eurostar link.   We will be staying at a Best Western hotel in Mouscron, coach, guide and all meals [except lunch] are all included in the price, £559 [SPS: £99] Booking forms from Iain Palôt  here, or at 443 Chichester Road, Bognor Regis, PO215DS [for SAE]
  4. National U3A Study Days
    Wednesday, September 19th, 11:00 to 16:00 BST, at Westminster Cathedral Hall. Jazz Study Day with Alan Barnes. The first half, in the morning, will be the informative part, the afternoon session will be a concert performance by Alan and his octet. Cost £20 per person.New Thursday, September 20th, 10:30 to 17:15, at the Bristol Science Centre. Five Senses? You may have Thirty-Three! The day will include welcome refreshments, introductory talk, two workshops, a show and full admission to the venue with two floors of exhibits. Cost £20 per person.For further details, and to book, click on the links above or on educational events at the U3A HQ website.

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