Away Day trip to Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising

20th October
Just around the corner from the world-famous Portobello Road Market stands a treasure trove of retro design and memories. Imagine walking through galleries full to the brim with oddities and wonders alike, where every corner you turn leads you into a different decade. You’ll see Rimmel cosmetics from the 1890s, First World War Oxo Cubes, Mars Bars, Rolos and KitKats from the 1930s, a 1970s Chopper Bike and around 12,000 other items that will open your eyes to the way we lived and shopped.
10.50 for 11.00 at 111-117 Lancaster Road, W11 (nearest tube is Ladbroke Grove). Booking is essential – ring Sue on 8381 4480 or send in application form – cost is £5.

Full info on our Away Days page

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The Northern Line – September 2017

The latest edition of The Northern Line is now online.  See the NEWSLETTERS menu above to read it and earlier editions.

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Open Day – 4 September 2017

OPEN DAY – for members and non-members alike

Monday 4th  September 10.30 to 12 noon
St Paul’s Church Long Lane N3 2PU
DO YOU WANT A CHANGE OF DIRECTION OR TO TRY SOMETHING NEW?

DO YOU WANT TO REVIEW YOUR INTEREST GROUP OPTIONS?

Why not join us for a coffee and a chat and browse through the many interest groups we have on offer and talk to the Group Co-ordinators.
Non-member friends who might be interested in joining are also welcome.

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Oberammergau 2020

If you are interested in going to The Passion Play at Oberammergau in 2020, please contact Liz Driscoll at travelmhu3a@gmail.com. As places get filled up quickly she is keen to gather names of interested members now.

 

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AGM minutes

The minutes of the 2017 AGM have been published and can be downloaded here  – AGM 2017 mins

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Summer programme 2017

The summer programme is now available and can be found here or from the EVENTS menu.

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External MARY FEILDING GUILD

The Mary Feilding Guild, a residential home for the active elderly, is looking for people to help with

  • Shopping trips
  • Reading to residents
  • Outings
  • Walks (training will be given)
  • Visiting residents
  • Sharing special interests such as IT skills, knitting, flower arranging or setting up a drama group.

Contact us on info@maryfeildingguild.co.uk or make an appointment to come and visit us and hear more about this lively, interesting and highly unusual group of people.

Mary Feilding Guild  103/107 North Hill, Highgate, London N6 4DP
020 8340 3915
www.maryfeildingguild.co.uk

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WW1 Theatre a nationwide community research project

A pilot scheme on this subject last year by the University of Kent identified many hundreds of plays produced during WW1. The next stage is to trace the playwrights, research the performance histories across the country and delve into the individual theatres etc.
The U3A having a defined role in this research – in the form of a shared learning project.
This research will probably be of particular interest to our drama and history groups, but any member may apply.
Click for the flyer and a general application form. It would be helpful if potential volunteers could state that they are U3A members on the form.

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