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  • 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 outbreak. We will review the position month by month. ...

  • 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...

  • Want to learn Mahjong? Read on....

    Want to learn Mahjong? Read on....

    22nd February 2020

    Knole U3A have a beginners Mahjong Group on the 3rd Tuesday of each month and we meet at The Bell, Kemsing from 2 to 4 pm. We are very short of members so unless we have new members very soon sadly the group will close. If you are interested please contact mahjong2@knoleu3a.org.uk without...

  • Birdwatching Group Brave Puddles

    16th February 2020

    The Birdwatching Group enjoyed a trip to Nutfield Marshes on 7th February. They were guided by Michael, an old friend of the group who works for Surrey Wildlife Trust. We enjoyed a circular walk around the reserve and saw 39 species of birds including a wigeon, several snipe and a Greater...

  • The Science Group hear all about Architectural Glass

    The Science Group hear all about Architectural Glass

    6th February 2020

    Knole’s Science Group were formed nearly 10 year ago and in that time organised a comprehensive series of talks on science and technology issues. The current programme that commenced last October has already covered such diverse topics as Looking for life in space, Mathematical modelling of the...

  • Kent History Group

    Kent History Group

    5th February 2020

    Knole’s History Group aim is to research and then give talks on a wide range of industrial and socio-economic history directly relevant to the county. Recent talks researched by its members have included the early history of the country, the salt industry and the history of the development of the...

  • A prize is a prize after all - isn't it?

    A prize is a prize after all - isn't it?

    24th January 2020

    Several members of MOT2 and MOT3 attended a quiz at Hadlow Manor Hotel organised by Tonbridge Lions as a fund raising event and unfortunately our knowledge did not match our enthusiasm and we won the wooden spoon prize! But it was a fun evening and we enjoyed it. The questions, we felt, were...

  • The Day Walking Group take a 7 mile stroll and visit Haysden Park

    The Day Walking Group take a 7 mile stroll and visit Haysden Park

    20th January 2020

    The Day Walking group braved the rather damp weather in January and had their first walk of the year which embraced a good deal of Haysden Country Park just to the west of Tonbridge. Its 161 acre area encompasses a range of habitats including river, grassland, freshwater lakes, marshland and...

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