Open Meetings, the AGM and other FU3A events will now take place in Connah’s Quay Civic Hall. The facilities mean that we have to serve your beverages in paper cups. If you wish to bring your own reusable cup/mug from home please do so. This will help to reduce the impact on the environment.






* Murder Mystery and Cultural Event -

The North Wales Network of U3As
are hosting a Murder Mystery and Cultural event in March 2018 - click here for details. Places will be limited so if you would like to attend please ring me on 01244550381 or email me at Places will be limited and will be dealt with on a first come first served basis. - Chris

* Proposed new group - Advanced German

I would like to arrange a meeting to see how much interest there is for an Advanced German Group.  
The aim would be to help improve or maintain fluency in German by using the language as much as possible during the meetings.
If anyone is interested, please contact John Lewis on 01352 752508, or by email to

* New First Aid Courses

In the New Year, FU3A will be running a series of First Aid Courses, led by St John’s Ambulance training staff.

There will be three, two part courses covering Basic First Aid Awareness and Public Access Defib Awareness.

Each part of the course will be two hours. The courses are free.

First Aid 1 - Gwernymyndd Community Centre

Monday, January 15th  and  29th , 10:00 - 12:00

First Aid 2 - Buckley Cross Community Centre

Thursday, February 1st and 15th , 10:00 - 12:00

First Aid 3 - Sychdyn Memorial Hall

Wednesday, March 14th  and 28th  14:00 - 16:00

Please contact: Chris on 01244550381 or by email to to reserve your place.

*New Outdoor Navigation Course

We are running another 5 session course covering the traditional skills of navigation using map and compass. This would equip you with the basic knowledge you need to explore and enjoy the outdoors more confidently.

The sessions will take place on a Wednesday 2 pm till 3.30pm at Sychdyn Memorial Hall on the following dates in 2018 -

January 24th , February 7th ,  February 21st , March 7th , March 21st

An informal get together will take place earlier in January to give out more information

Interested? Contact Roger and Marie on 01352 752844 or email

The FU3A Science Group Invite you to a talk

by Dr Rhian Morgan from the Wales Gene Park


Richard III: from Car Park to Cathedral

Tuesday 13th  March 2018, 2.00- 3.00 pm at the Ewloe Social Club, Old Mold Road, CH5 3AU
Ticket only £2 will be available prior to Social History on

Monday, December 4th.  There after please contact:

* Reading Group 6 has vacancies -
Do you enjoy a good read?  Like to explore a variety of different books?  Enjoy discussion and listening to other people’s interpretation of a book?

Then come along to our Reading Group, where you will find congenial company, stimulating conversation and also the occasional lunch and trip out.

Reading Group 6 would welcome new members.  We meet on the third Tuesday of each month, except December, upstairs at Buckley Library at 2 p.m.

If you would like to have the list of chosen books and talk about the group please contact:
Chris on 01978 761725

We look forward to hearing from you.

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“Tell me, and I’ll forget. Show me and I’ll remember. Involve me and I’ll learn.”  - Marla Jones? Benjamin Franklin?

Show me and I’ll remember.

Involve me and I’ll learn.” ." Albert Einstein

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