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The Striders

The Striders will be off on their third walk of the season. Tuesday October 12th 9.30 start from the rec car park Station Road Shotton Colliery walking to High Pittington facilities available at the Hallgarth Hotel A total distance of approximately ten miles We would love to see you Continue reading


The next walk for the Walking Group is as follows… Thursday 7th. October Leamside – Durham 7.4 miles total – easy going. (Allow 4hour Meet at ‘Three Horse Shoes’ Public House, Pit House Lane, Leamside. (DH4 6QQ) 0915hrs. for 0930hrs. start. Details are: we walk to Belmont just passing the A690 / M1 roundabout whereby … Continue reading

News From Northumbria u3a

1) Event at the Great North Museum (previously the Handcock) 13th October 2021 11am – 4pm This event is open to all members in the region.Please see information on the Northumbria website 2) Annual Geography Competition Last year’s event was cancelled due to Covid. This year’s event has been delayed but will go ahead. The … Continue reading

Online Book Club

The next Zoom book Club will be held tomorrow Friday 1st October at 1.30pm, please find below the login details for the meeting.Kathryn Shaw is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.Topic: Janice Leach’s Zoom MeetingTime: Oct 1, 2021 01:30 PM LondonJoin Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 893 7383 2364Passcode: 941147 Continue reading

Wine Appreciation

The wine Appreciation Group is back! Now meeting in St Mary Magdalene Church Hall on the third Thursday of the month. The theme for the next event will be … Unusual Grape Varieties  Thursday 21st October 6-15 – 9pm Price £10 If you would like to attend please leave your name and pay at the … Continue reading

Christmas Lunch

The December monthly meeting is due to take place on Wednesday 8th December.   We are looking into the possibility of having a Christmas lunch if there are enough members interested.   This would consist of … Beef with Fried Onions Turkey with Sage and Onion Stuffing Served in a Ciabatta, roast potatoes with traditional accompaniments and … Continue reading

Social Outings

The Social Outings Group was well attended this month, ideas for possible outings were discussed as below… Quiz Night Visit to Roof 39 – The rooftop restaurant at Fenwicks. Christmas Markets – A 2 day trip to Edinburgh on 25th/26th November has been arranged. Day Trips to Harrogate/York/Whitby/Scottish Borders Edinburgh Tattoo (next year) Sunday Lunch. … Continue reading