Bournemouth U3A Social Events

What else are we up to..

Check out the many various activities and numerous interesting free Online Zoom events on our UK Office website www.u3a.org.uk . Or why not try a Quiz, get moving with Mr Motivator or even give the Maths Challenge a go!  

There are also links to Government and NHS websites offering advice during the Covid-19 pandemic.

EXCLUSIVE LIVE SESSIONS: FROM THEIR HOME TO YOURS

The Royal Albert Hall brings exclusive sessions from artists’ homes to yours whilst the Hall is shut.  Just search Royal Albert Hall - Watch On Demand

and enjoy the many performances available, including favourites Alfie Boe and Cliff Richard. These shows are all available for free. 

For those of you who enjoy classical music, the London Symphony Orchestra will be streaming concerts twice a week during the current Covid-19 pandemic restrictions. Visit their website www.lso.co.uk select 'What's on' then select 'Always Playing: Our Online Season'  to see what's available.

 


UNFORTUNATELY DUE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC OUR REGULAR SOCIAL ACTIVITIES ARE SUSPENDED

PLEASE SEE THE 'NEWS' PAGE FOR DETAILS ON HOW TO CONTACT COMMITTEE MEMBERS 

WE’D BE DELIGHTED TO HEAR FROM YOU

The National Creative Arts Competition for Older People - THE KING LEAR PRIZES 2021

Choose from a range of different creative art categories - Art, Poetry, Real Stories, and Solo Musical Performance.  The competition is for over 65s only

Over £2000 in prizes, and certificates if you are shortlisted, with hundreds of special commendations for high-quality work.

Only £5 to enter - closing date Friday 19 March 2021.  Gyles Brandreth (writer, broadcaster) is the judge.

Full details at https://www.kinglearprizes.org.uk

 

If you would like to challenge a friend, or friends, to a game of Bridge online, you can do this by downloading www.bridgebase.com.  Full instructions can be found in the following attachment :

Mirthy are a UK company who provide Speakers to various organisations and are currently offering free weekly online Talks to the public, with a Q&A session at the end.  To register for any of these talks, simply go to mirthy.co.uk and scroll down the page until you see the link to their free talks. It takes one click to register, there is no need for any complicated downloads. If you don't receive your confirmation email fairly quickly don't forget to check your Junk folder.

If anyone is interested, just sign up, sit back and relax!  Any feedback regarding the talks would be much appreciated, feel free to email me at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

If you enjoy keeping active through exercise, why not try Joe Wicks 10 Minute Full Body Seniors Workout, which is available on www.youtube.com  

Following a very successful and memorable trip last September, another U3A group are hoping to return in summer 2021, provided Covid-19 restrictions allow.  Watch this space for further details.  

 

 


This is the second Monday of our Easter break and, because it's before schools break for their holidays, we get the concessionary rate of only £3.10 per game (correct at time of going to print).

As usual, please arrive promptly at 11.00 so we can organise a group for each lanNo need to book, just turn up. Bring a friend if you wish. (There is plenty of parking on site and, of course, many buses pass the door).

                                                                                                       John Oram