Monthly Meetings

 

Monthly meetings are held at The Harlington, Fleet.  The Function Room is available for socialising from 10.00and the main event will start at 11.00 with introductory notices and news, followed by the advertised talk - see full details below.

 

There will be ample time to socialise over coffee (for now, bring your own, see below) and biscuits with other members and find about about their experience with u3a.

 

There will be a Welcome Desk in the foyer where members of the Meetings Team will be on hand to answer any questions, as also will committee members, who can be identified by their badges. If you would like to know anything about u3a, please do not hesitate to ask.

Non-members are welcome to attend, and we only ask that you sign in at the Welcome Desk, when committee members will be very happy to tell you what our u3a has to offer you.

 

Leaders of some interest groups may also be present to talk about what their members do and invite you to join them. The Book and Jig Saw swap table will also be there, so please remember to bring an item or two to swap.

As usual, the  Visits Team will be at their table outside the Hall, to provide information on our visits and outings, and to take bookings where appropriate.

Please do not attend if you have tested positive, are awaiting the result of a PCR test or have Covid like symptoms.

 

Due to ongoing restrictions we are not currently able to provide  your tea and coffee.  However, you are welcome to bring your own, to enjoy as you socialise in the Function Room.  We will provide the biscuits!

 

If you have any questions, Contact Us .

2022

Wednesday 18 May.  Talk starting at 11.00 am.

Major Tek Gurung - 'A Long way From Home' 

Our speaker today will tell us the fascinating story of his rise from the most humble of beginnings to his remarkable career in the British regular army.

 

Tek Behadur Gurung comes from a village in East Nepal in the foothills of the Himalayas. Until he was 12, his task was to look after the family herd of goats, yet when he retired he had risen to be a  Major in the British Army.

 

Please come  along  to  hear Tek and ask any questions have about Nepal or the 
Gurkhas.

On this occasion, some members of the Creative Writing 1 group will be selling plants in aid of Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice.  So please bring some cash and a bag in case you see something you fancy.

 

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Wednesday 15 June. Talk starting at 11.00 am.

Our own Dr Richard Franklin - "Dietary Supplements: valuable purchase or waste of money".

Richard has worked for Glaxo and AstraZeneca, and latterly at Shire Pharmaceuticals where he filed patents on new drug products. He is a member of Fleet u3a and leads our very popular Health and Wellbeing group.

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Speakers on a variety of interesting topics have been arranged for the monthly meetings between now and June 2023, and details will be shown here as each date approaches.