New Virtual newsletter available
“We’re so excited to announce a series of free learning sessions with
experts from NatWest.
This will begin with regional sessions about scamming on Tuesday and
Wednesday, before a series of livestreamed lectures starting on the
14th May (more details are coming soon!)
Learn more and sign up for the scamming sessions here,
We’ve launched Trust U3A, a way to join our amazing U3A community online whilst face-to-face contact is limited.
As a Trust U3A member, you can join virtual interest groups, take part in National U3A initiatives and have access to U3A member-only resources.
Find out more, including how to join, on the Trust U3A website: https://u3asites.org.uk/trustu3a/home
Carolina has decided to step down as Newsletter editor – so there is an opportunity for someone creative to take up this challenge.
Plrease contact a member of the committee if you are interested.
there is a link from the national U3A to the new group called “Keeping in Touch” which is a private group
Andrew Lloyd Webber is going to stage his musicals weekly two but they only stay live for 48 hours. He starts with Joseph and his Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat Tonight 3/4/2020 7:00pm
Hope this gives you something else to fill up the days.
The National Theatre are doing a free Live screening every Thursday from 7.00pm in April and May on You Tube and it will be available for a week.
In April it starts with One Man Two Guvnors on April 2nd ie tomorrow. It
stars James Cordon. If you need something to cheer you up I can
April 9th Jane Eyre
April 16th Treasure Island
April 23rd Twelfth Night (which I definitely want to see with Tamsin
Greig as Malvolio. She is starring in Belgravia at the moment.)
Stratford also have an offering. It is free for 30 days on Marquee TV. At present they just have 17 Shakespeare plays but after that you will
have to pay.
* _Julius Caesar_
* _King Lear_
* _Love’s Labour’s Lost_
* _Love’s Labour’s Won (Much Ado About Nothing)_
* _The Merchant of Venice_
* _Richard II_
* _The Tempest_
* _Titus Andronicus_
* _The Two Gentlemen of Verona_
* They are also teaming up with the BBC and will offer 6 Shakespearean
plays between now and September but no dates for these as yet.
* Also yesterday if you missed it there is a really uplifting video
from a family in Kent with their rendition of Les Mis. Make sure you
read the words too!
The U3a recommends that interest group meetings should be cancelled.
Watch this space for further information.
Groups known not to be meeting
Table Tennis Monday
Music for pleasure
Science & Technology
Russian & German Groups
Many French & Spanish Groups
Singing for fun
Check with group coordinators if in doubt.