National U3A Updates

National U3A Updates

Are you interested and involved in research?

If so, we would love you to come to a meeting taking place at Carrs Lane Conference Centre, Birmingham at 11am on Friday 10th November 2017.  The purpose of the meeting is for the NEC and the National Office to discover what is happening in the U3A research field, to listen to discussion and ideas and to assist in facilitating all aspects of U3A research to go forward.   If you wish to attend please contact the Chairman Pam Jones (   An agenda and directions will be sent out in due course. Reasonable expenses will be reimbursed.

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The Buckingham and District U3A AGM will be held on 22 November 2017, at Buckingham Community Centre, at 2:30pm.

Our constitution allows for 10 committee members with the possibility of co-opting a further 2 committee members. All committee members are automatically trustees of our charity.

There are 4 elected officers: chairman, vice chairman, treasurer and secretary.

All members of the committee must be re-elected each year, with a maximum of 3 years service, excepting the treasurer, who may be elected for 6 consecutive years.

This year 4 committee members are standing down: Clive Cowdy is stepping down as chairman; Martin Paul is stepping down as vice chairman; Rosemary Gadd is stepping down as secretary and Anita Savage is also stepping down. All other members of the committee are willing to stand for the year 2017/18.

We welcome any nominations to serve on the committee. Please consider this seriously. The form below should be returned by 20 October 2017.

Nomination Form Click here to download a form.


iPad Tuition – beginners course

iPad Tuition – beginners course starts Wednesday 4th October from 2pm – 4pm in the Meeting Room at Buckingham Library.

This course will run for 7 weeks and will be followed by an intermediate course in January.

Please contact Barbara Willis on 01280 823549 or email to book a place