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Flintshire U3A

Friendship and Fun through Lifelong Learning

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.

Planning IN Retirement’ - document downloads

Living Wills - click here

Long Term Care - click here

NEWCIS Presentation - click here

*FU3A Planned Social Events update - click here


Archaeology - Proposed trip to York - OPEN TO ALL MEMBERS.

Dates 12th August to 14th August inclusive.

There will be a two night bed and full English breakfast stay in a hotel overlooking the River Ouse, in the centre of York. There are five single rooms left and the rest a mixture of twin and double rooms. All rooms are ensuite and are fully equipped with TVs, hairdryers and safe.

The hotel has a restaurant, bar, gym, sauna, steam room and jacuzzi.

The trip will comprise of three days visiting the following;

Day 1. Alborough Roman site,  Day 2 Jorvik Viking Centre, Day 3 Vindalanda.

All entrance fees are covered in the cost of the trip and we will be ferried by coach to each destination.

The cost of the trip is £224 with £65 for a single room supplement. Dinner at the hotel has an additional charge of £20 per person, per night, should you wish to book this option.

There are only 30 places in total and several places have been booked at this point.

Please contact me at julieharvey53@hotmail.com with your preferred options, if you wish to be reserved a place, at your earliest convenience.

Further details - click here

Wales U3As -  Short Story Writing Competition 2018

There are two competitions, one for stories in the Welsh language and one for stories in the English language.
For the details poster Welsh click here

For the details poster English click here

Rules for the Welsh language competition click here
Rules for the English language competition click here

ddddddd ‘Music Live’ dddddddd

It’s about discovering and developing musical skills and has recently received some funding from the COOP for African and Latin percussion.

If you’re interested in African, Latin or ethnic drumming and folk music etc., please get in touch.

For more information and contact details see our item in the ‘Groups’ section of the website.