Art - Beginners and Advanced (alternate Wednesdays)
Open to anyone interested in art and will cover any subject and any medium. We will work on technique and composition to successfully produce a painting. We have lots of fun, listen to good music, and learn as much as possible. All welcome.
Birding - Wednesday / Thursday
Using a variety of local habitats on public and private land. Suitable for the novice and more experienced bird
watchers and those with an interest in nature. Requirements: binoculars, walking shoes, hat, water bottle, etc
Bobbin Lace is a very old craft. It consists of a pillow and bobbins; these will be lent to the student. This craft is not difficult once you get going, and once taken off the pillow you will love the end result.
Community U3A Choir
The Choir sings a wide variety of songs in three or four part harmony. New members welcome
Cryptic Crosswords - Elementry
The aim is for participants to learn the rudiments of solving cryptic crosswords and to develop a love of, and enjoyment, and maybe an addiction, for them.
Drawing - All Levels
Join us to experience the pleasures of drawing. We will try different mediums and explore the development of tonal values, how to achieve wonderful light and shade in your drawings, and how to use Line and Wash to create interesting art works. Even if you have no experience at all, come and enjoy the company of like-minded friends. You will be surprised at what you can achieve with a little guidance
Improve your Photography
This is a new class for beginners and people who want to improve their photography skills.
Learn to know your camera and hear about aperture, shutter speed and ISO. We will also talk about composition and take some practice shots. Because of the nature of the class, the group size won’t be bigger than 4 people, so book your spot today!
Please bring a notebook and don’t forget your camera!
Members meet socially for lunch at a spot designated by the tutor once a month during Term. All members from other U3A courses are most welcome.
Singing for Fun
This is a non-technical group of people who enjoy singing but may not have enough confidence to join a choir. We will be singing lovely well-known songs, as well as a few new ones, in a relaxed friendly atmosphere.
We have seen exciting writing produced by participants, laughs shared over humorous topics and tears over nostalgic reminiscing. The weekly topics are varied, giving writers opportunities to explore their abilities to write in different ways.
U3A Harmony Group
A relaxing introduction to part singing featuring well-known, easy two part songs.
For beginners and intermediate players who would like to learn a fun and easy instrument to play. A great instrument to learn, meet new people and have a great time.