Brewery Tour

A tour of the Maxim brewery in Houghton le Spring has been arranged for 6th February.  Tour of the brewery, talk & history, cold finger buffet & first pint is £10 per head.  It is hoped that a bus can be provided for which there will be an extra charge.  There are still places left … Continue reading

U3A Event Neurological Disorders

Northumbria Region U3A with Newcastle University are holding an event on 25th January in the Hancock Museum. All details can be found below:- NEWCASTLE UNIVERSITY. Friday 25th January 2019 in the HANCOCK MUSEUM Registration and coffee 11:45 am for a start at Noon. Buffet lunch 1:30pm till 2:15 pm. To end by 4:15 pm. COST … Continue reading

Art Appreciation

The next meeting will be on Tuesday15th January 2019 to look at Renaissance Art. The Renaissance is a period immediately after the Middle Ages in Europe and saw a revival of interest in the classical learning and values of Ancient Greece and Rome. We will start with the origins of Renaissance Art, Early Renaissance Art … Continue reading

Red Hatters

Anyone wishing to book for the Rocky Horror show at the Sunderland Empire on Friday 1st February at 5.30pm must see Sarah after the meeting to book. Tickets are £27.50 each. Also there will be no monthly meeting in December so the next meeting will be Friday 25 January at 11.30am in Roobarb and Custard. Continue reading

Walking Group

Beamish – Tanfield Circular; Approx. 4.5 miles; allow 2.5 hrs. Meet at Eden Place Picnic car park 0845 hrs. For 0900 hrs. Start – located on left hand side before entrance to Beamish Museum (off A693) Afterwards, lunch/ snack / refreshments at ‘The Shepherd & Shepherdess’ Public House optional. Provisional seats are reserved but those … Continue reading

Patchwork Cancelled

Unfortunately I have been informed that the Patchwork and Needlework session Tuesday 27th November has been cancelled due to essential maintenance. The next session will be Tuesday 4th December, the last before Christmas and we are asked to bring our own projects.   Continue reading