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Science Open Group (Sevenoaks U3A)
11th May 2020 14:00 - 16:00

Coffee Morning
14th May 2020 10:30

Knole U3A Monthly Meeting
18th May 2020 14:00 - 16:00

Coffee Morning
11th June 2020 10:30

Knole U3A 11th AGM
22nd June 2020 14:00 - 16:00

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  • Things to do while you Stay At Home

    Things to do while you Stay At Home

    25th March 2020

    Ideas for Groups During these challenging times and to help to maintain most of our Groups, we have been researching ideas. Here are some you might like to try Video Communication Skype Facetime Whatsapp Zoom(Up to 40 people can join a meeting of 40mins or more for free.) The committee had a trial run and it worked quite well. Third Age Trust are compiling a tutorial for members. Learning Online  futurelearn.com is connected to the Open University. It offers 179 free courses, including videos. You may wish to learn something as a Group, and discuss over a video link. The Arts London Symphony Orchestra have concerts twice a week (Sunday and Thursday) on their YouTube channel. Also Royal Opera House have live free broadcasts of: Peter and the Wolf, Acis and Galatea, Cosi Fan Tutte, and a Royal Ballet performance of The Metamorphosis on their Facebook and YouTube channels. I hope you find these...

  • Recommended reading from Poetry Group 1

    Recommended reading from Poetry Group 1

    24th March 2020

    Following the reading recommendations from Book Group 1, here are a few from Poetry Group 1: Diarmaid Macculloch’s Cromwell. Anna Pasternak The American Duchess Ben Macintyre The Spy and the Traitor ( or any other of his books) Amor Towles A...

  • Computer Group Meetings CANCELLED

    24th March 2020

    Please note that all Computer Group meetings planned for 2020 have been CANCELLED until further notice. ...

  • RIVERHILL GARDENS, SEVENOAKS – GOLDEN HOURS OPENING

    RIVERHILL GARDENS, SEVENOAKS – GOLDEN HOURS OPENING

    21st March 2020

    Sarah Rogers of Riverhill Himalayan Gardens gave an excellent talk to our U3A at the February monthly meeting. In response to the Coronavirus, Riverhill has just announced they will open the gardens between 8-10 am from Wednesday to Sunday for the exclusive use of those who are over 70 or in the...

  • BOOK GROUP 1 RECOMMENDATIONS FOR HELP IN SITTING OUT THE CORONAVIRUS

    BOOK GROUP 1 RECOMMENDATIONS FOR HELP IN SITTING OUT THE CORONAVIRUS

    21st March 2020

    These are books that the group have read recently and in general were well received. Why not give them a try. All these books are available to download onto Kindles and iPads or hard copies are available from Amazon. Who knows if the libraries will remain open, so those of us not out and about...

  • The Day Walkers manage to get some fresh air and enjoy the sunshine

    The Day Walkers manage to get some fresh air and enjoy the sunshine

    16th March 2020

    Ably lead by Terry Coen, the Knole Walking Group clocked up a further nine miles this month walking across the chalk hills between Shoreham and Eynsford then back along a section of the splendid Darent Valley Path. The walk offered fine views of the Darent Valley and signs of Spring were...

  • Monthly Meeting 23rd March - CANCELLED

    15th March 2020

    The Knole committee has decided to cancel the meeting due on Monday 23rd March, at St Nicholas Church, Sevenoaks. We will try to reschedule the speaker later in the year. This is a decision we regret but is in line with government policy on minimising contact at this stage of the...

  • Coronavirus Advice

    29th February 2020

    What's the risk of catching coronavirus in the UK? The NHS and Public Health England are well prepared for outbreaks of new infectious diseases. The NHS has put in place measures to ensure the safety of all patients and NHS staff while also ensuring services are available to the public as...

  • Members Visit the Cartoon Museum and the earliest Police Station in Britain

    Members Visit the Cartoon Museum and the earliest Police Station in Britain

    26th February 2020

    The London Studies 1 group got off to a good start for its January and February meetings with two excellent visits to the Cartoon Museum and the Marine Police Museum in Wapping. The Cartoon Museum in Wells Street is well worth a visit and covers the early history of cartoons in the late 18th...

  • Historic Houses Group's Grand Day Out

    Historic Houses Group's Grand Day Out

    24th February 2020

    U3A Historic Houses Group had a Grand Day Out in London this month, in the lovely Blue Plaque area, north of the West End. The Rudolph Steiner House was interesting and unusual. Designed to be different, it is a reflection of the Swiss Philosopher’s wish to keep to a simple, individualistic...

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