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Wed 12 Aug 2020 9.30 am     Walking     N.B. Wednesday. Walk & Meal. Suckley Hills followed by meal at the Talbot

Venue Meet at Quinton Methodist Church Carpark
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Mon 31 Aug 2020 12.00 am     EVENTS     SCHOOL SUMMER HOLIDAYS END

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Tue 1 Sep 2020 12.00 am     EVENTS     SCHOOL FIRST DAY BACK

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Wed 2 Sep 2020 12.00 am     EVENTS     U3A AUTUMN TERM BEGINS

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Wed 2 Sep 2020 10.30 am     Open meeting     War Diary - Story of a WW1 Soldier - Wilma Hayes and Mike Watkins (CANCELLED)

Venue Hasbury Methodist Church Large Hall
Details The story of a Canadian soldier who began the war as a Private, ended it as a Lieutenant with a Military Cross and a German wife.

Wed 2 Sep 2020 12.30 pm     Discussion and Philosophy     

Venue Hasbury Methodist Church Small Hall
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Wed 2 Sep 2020 1.00 pm     Photography     

Venue Quinton Methodist Church Classroom
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Thu 3 Sep 2020 10.00 am     Astronomy     #35

Venue Quinton Methodist Church Classroom
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Mon 7 Sep 2020 10.00 am     Folk Dancing     

Venue Hasbury Methodist Church Small Hall
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Tue 8 Sep 2020 10.30 am     Knitting and Crochet     

Venue Members own home
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Tue 8 Sep 2020 2.00 pm     Art     

Venue Lutley Community Centre
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Wed 9 Sep 2020 10.30 am     Origami     

Venue Hasbury Methodist Church Craft Room
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Wed 9 Sep 2020 10.30 am     Chess     

Venue Hasbury Methodist Church Foyer and Kitchen
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Wed 9 Sep 2020 10.30 am     Music Appreciation     

Venue Hasbury Methodist Church Small Hall
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Wed 9 Sep 2020 12.30 pm     Scrabble     

Venue Hasbury Methodist Church Foyer and Kitchen
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Wed 9 Sep 2020 12.30 pm     Literature     

Venue Hasbury Methodist Church Small Hall
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Wed 9 Sep 2020 1.15 pm     Beading     

Venue Members own home
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Thu 10 Sep 2020 10.00 am     European History     

Venue Quinton Methodist Church Classroom
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Thu 10 Sep 2020 10.15 am     Strollers     

Venue Meet at Quinton Methodist Church Carpark
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Mon 14 Sep 2020 10.00 am     Ukulele     

Venue The Stag and 3 Horseshoes
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Tue 15 Sep 2020 9.30 am     Walking     

Venue Meet at Quinton Methodist Church Carpark
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Wed 16 Sep 2020 10.30 am     Open meeting     The Great Exhibition of 1851 - Alan Hill (ONLINE, maybe ZOOM)

Venue Hasbury Methodist Church Large Hall
Details The Great Exhibition took place in Hyde Park, London from May to October 1851. The first in a series of world fair exhibitions of culture and industry that were to become popular in the 19th century. This is the story of the people involved in this great enterprise.

Wed 16 Sep 2020 12.30 pm     History     

Venue Hasbury Methodist Church Small Hall
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Mon 21 Sep 2020 10.00 am     Folk Dancing     

Venue Hasbury Methodist Church Small Hall
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Mon 21 Sep 2020 2.00 pm     Garden Interest     

Venue Quinton Methodist Church
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Mon 21 Sep 2020 2.30 pm     Puds Galore     

Venue Quinton Methodist Church Parlour
Details Setting up from 14:00 for those bringing Puds !

Tue 22 Sep 2020 10.30 am     Knitting and Crochet     

Venue Members own home
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Tue 22 Sep 2020 2.00 pm     Art     

Venue Lutley Community Centre
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Wed 23 Sep 2020 10.30 am     Chess     

Venue Hasbury Methodist Church Foyer and Kitchen
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Wed 23 Sep 2020 10.30 am     Music Appreciation     

Venue Hasbury Methodist Church Small Hall
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Wed 23 Sep 2020 12.30 pm     Scrabble     

Venue Hasbury Methodist Church Foyer and Kitchen
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Wed 23 Sep 2020 12.30 pm     Literature     

Venue Hasbury Methodist Church Small Hall
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Wed 23 Sep 2020 1.15 pm     Patchwork and Quilting     

Venue Members own home
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Thu 24 Sep 2020 10.15 am     Strollers     

Venue Meet at Quinton Methodist Church Carpark
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Mon 28 Sep 2020 10.00 am     Ukulele     

Venue The Stag and 3 Horseshoes
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Wed 30 Sep 2020 10.30 am     Open meeting     Poetry and Pieces - Glennis Dawes (CANCELLED)

Venue Hasbury Methodist Church Large Hall
Details Glennis Dawes is a classical musician and a composer of poetry

Wed 30 Sep 2020 12.30 pm     Discussion and Philosophy     

Venue Hasbury Methodist Church Small Hall
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Wed 30 Sep 2020 1.00 pm     Photography     

Venue Quinton Methodist Church Classroom
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Mon 5 Oct 2020 10.00 am     Folk Dancing     

Venue Hasbury Methodist Church Small Hall
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Tue 6 Oct 2020 10.30 am     Knitting and Crochet     

Venue Members own home
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Tue 6 Oct 2020 2.00 pm     Art     

Venue Lutley Community Centre
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Wed 7 Oct 2020 10.30 am     Origami     

Venue Hasbury Methodist Church Craft Room
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Wed 7 Oct 2020 10.30 am     Chess     

Venue Hasbury Methodist Church Foyer and Kitchen
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Wed 7 Oct 2020 10.30 am     Music Appreciation     

Venue Hasbury Methodist Church Small Hall
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Wed 7 Oct 2020 12.30 pm     Scrabble     

Venue Hasbury Methodist Church Foyer and Kitchen
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Wed 7 Oct 2020 12.30 pm     Literature     

Venue Hasbury Methodist Church Small Hall
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Wed 7 Oct 2020 1.15 pm     Beading     

Venue Members own home
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Thu 8 Oct 2020 10.00 am     European History     

Venue Quinton Methodist Church Classroom
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Thu 8 Oct 2020 10.15 am     Strollers     

Venue Meet at Quinton Methodist Church Carpark
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Mon 12 Oct 2020 10.00 am     Ukulele     

Venue The Stag and 3 Horseshoes
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Tue 13 Oct 2020 9.30 am     Walking     

Venue Meet at Quinton Methodist Church Carpark
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Wed 14 Oct 2020 12.00 am     Open meeting     NEWSLETTER SUBMISSION DEADLINE FOR GROUPS IN BLOCK B

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Details NEWSLETTER SUBMISSION DEADLINE FOR GROUPS IN BLOCK B: Garden Interest, History, Music Appreciation, Patchwork & Quilting, (Science & Technology), Scrabble, Strollers

Wed 14 Oct 2020 10.30 am     Open meeting     Exploring the Severn - Rosemary Winnall (CANCELLED)

Venue Hasbury Methodist Church Large Hall
Details This talk is about exploring the Severn from source to sea, on foot, by cycle, boat and canoe.

Wed 14 Oct 2020 12.30 pm     History     

Venue Hasbury Methodist Church Small Hall
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Thu 15 Oct 2020 10.00 am     Astronomy     #36

Venue Quinton Methodist Church Classroom
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Mon 19 Oct 2020 10.00 am     Folk Dancing     

Venue Hasbury Methodist Church Small Hall
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Mon 19 Oct 2020 2.00 pm     Garden Interest     

Venue Quinton Methodist Church
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Mon 19 Oct 2020 2.30 pm     Puds Galore     

Venue Quinton Methodist Church Parlour
Details Setting up from 14:00 for those bringing Puds !

Tue 20 Oct 2020 10.30 am     Knitting and Crochet     

Venue Members own home
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Tue 20 Oct 2020 2.00 pm     Art     

Venue Lutley Community Centre
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Wed 21 Oct 2020 10.30 am     Chess     

Venue Hasbury Methodist Church Foyer and Kitchen
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Wed 21 Oct 2020 10.30 am     Music Appreciation     

Venue Hasbury Methodist Church Small Hall
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Wed 21 Oct 2020 12.30 pm     Scrabble     

Venue Hasbury Methodist Church Foyer and Kitchen
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Wed 21 Oct 2020 12.30 pm     Literature     

Venue Hasbury Methodist Church Small Hall
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Wed 21 Oct 2020 1.15 pm     Patchwork and Quilting     

Venue Members own home
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Thu 22 Oct 2020 10.15 am     Strollers     

Venue Meet at Quinton Methodist Church Carpark
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Mon 26 Oct 2020 12.00 am     EVENTS     SCHOOL AUTUMN HALF TERM HOLIDAYS BEGIN

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Mon 26 Oct 2020 10.00 am     Ukulele     

Venue The Stag and 3 Horseshoes
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Wed 28 Oct 2020 10.30 am     Open meeting     Coffee Plus (CANCELLED) + AGM postponed unti April 2021

Venue Hasbury Methodist Church Large Hall
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Wed 28 Oct 2020 12.30 pm     Discussion and Philosophy     

Venue Hasbury Methodist Church Small Hall
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Wed 28 Oct 2020 1.00 pm     Photography     

Venue Quinton Methodist Church Classroom
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Fri 30 Oct 2020 12.00 am     EVENTS     SCHOOL AUTUMN HALF TERM HOLIDAYS END

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Mon 2 Nov 2020 10.00 am     Folk Dancing     

Venue Hasbury Methodist Church Small Hall
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Tue 3 Nov 2020 10.30 am     Knitting and Crochet     

Venue Members own home
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Tue 3 Nov 2020 2.00 pm     Art     

Venue Lutley Community Centre
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Wed 4 Nov 2020 10.30 am     Origami     

Venue Hasbury Methodist Church Craft Room
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Wed 4 Nov 2020 10.30 am     Chess     

Venue Hasbury Methodist Church Foyer and Kitchen
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Wed 4 Nov 2020 10.30 am     Music Appreciation     

Venue Hasbury Methodist Church Small Hall
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Wed 4 Nov 2020 12.30 pm     Scrabble     

Venue Hasbury Methodist Church Foyer and Kitchen
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Wed 4 Nov 2020 12.30 pm     Literature     

Venue Hasbury Methodist Church Small Hall
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Wed 4 Nov 2020 1.15 pm     Beading     

Venue Members own home
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Thu 5 Nov 2020 10.00 am     European History     

Venue Quinton Methodist Church Classroom
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Thu 5 Nov 2020 10.15 am     Strollers     

Venue Meet at Quinton Methodist Church Carpark
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Mon 9 Nov 2020 10.00 am     Ukulele     

Venue The Stag and 3 Horseshoes
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Wed 11 Nov 2020 10.30 am     Open meeting     Salt Routes - Anthony Poulton-Smith (ONLINE PRESENTATION)

Venue Hasbury Methodist Church Large Hall
Details The original trade route, why it existed and why these routes are still used today. Salt found its way into our culture, our language and the talk brings all these factors to the fore.

Wed 11 Nov 2020 12.30 pm     History     

Venue Hasbury Methodist Church Small Hall
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Thu 12 Nov 2020 10.00 am     Astronomy     #37

Venue Quinton Methodist Church Classroom
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Mon 16 Nov 2020 10.00 am     Folk Dancing     

Venue Hasbury Methodist Church Small Hall
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Mon 16 Nov 2020 2.30 pm     Puds Galore     

Venue Quinton Methodist Church Parlour
Details Setting up from 14:00 for those bringing Puds !

Tue 17 Nov 2020 9.30 am     Walking     

Venue Meet at Quinton Methodist Church Carpark
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Tue 17 Nov 2020 10.30 am     Knitting and Crochet     

Venue Members own home
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Tue 17 Nov 2020 2.00 pm     Art     

Venue Lutley Community Centre
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Wed 18 Nov 2020 10.30 am     Chess     

Venue Hasbury Methodist Church Foyer and Kitchen
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Wed 18 Nov 2020 10.30 am     Music Appreciation     

Venue Hasbury Methodist Church Small Hall
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Wed 18 Nov 2020 12.30 pm     Scrabble     

Venue Hasbury Methodist Church Foyer and Kitchen
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Wed 18 Nov 2020 12.30 pm     Literature     

Venue Hasbury Methodist Church Small Hall
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Wed 18 Nov 2020 1.15 pm     Patchwork and Quilting     Christmas Workshop 1.15pm - 5.00pm

Venue Members own home
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Thu 19 Nov 2020 10.15 am     Strollers     

Venue Meet at Quinton Methodist Church Carpark
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Mon 23 Nov 2020 10.00 am     Ukulele     

Venue The Stag and 3 Horseshoes
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Wed 25 Nov 2020 12.00 am     Open meeting     PUBLICATION OF NEWSLETTER

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Wed 25 Nov 2020 10.30 am     Open meeting     Britain and the Vikings (AD800 - 1100) - Ron Gallivan (CANCELLED)

Venue Hasbury Methodist Church Large Hall
Details This talk will cover the profound effect the Vikings had on the history of Britain, its culture, home life and navigational skills that enabled exploration and raiding.

Wed 25 Nov 2020 12.30 pm     Discussion and Philosophy     

Venue Hasbury Methodist Church Small Hall
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Wed 25 Nov 2020 1.00 pm     Photography     

Venue Quinton Methodist Church Classroom
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Mon 30 Nov 2020 10.00 am     Folk Dancing     

Venue Hasbury Methodist Church Small Hall
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Mon 30 Nov 2020 2.00 pm     Garden Interest     

Venue Quinton Methodist Church
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Tue 1 Dec 2020 10.30 am     Knitting and Crochet     

Venue Members own home
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Tue 1 Dec 2020 2.00 pm     Art     

Venue Lutley Community Centre
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Wed 2 Dec 2020 10.30 am     Origami     

Venue Hasbury Methodist Church Craft Room
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Wed 2 Dec 2020 10.30 am     Chess     

Venue Hasbury Methodist Church Foyer and Kitchen
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Wed 2 Dec 2020 10.30 am     Music Appreciation     

Venue Hasbury Methodist Church Small Hall
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Wed 2 Dec 2020 12.30 pm     Scrabble     

Venue Hasbury Methodist Church Foyer and Kitchen
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Wed 2 Dec 2020 12.30 pm     Literature     

Venue Hasbury Methodist Church Small Hall
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Wed 2 Dec 2020 1.15 pm     Patchwork and Quilting     Christmas Workshop 1.15pm - 5.00pm

Venue Members own home
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Thu 3 Dec 2020 10.00 am     European History     

Venue Quinton Methodist Church Classroom
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Thu 3 Dec 2020 10.15 am     Strollers     

Venue Meet at Quinton Methodist Church Carpark
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Mon 7 Dec 2020 10.00 am     Ukulele     

Venue The Stag and 3 Horseshoes
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Tue 8 Dec 2020 9.30 am     Walking     

Venue Meet at Quinton Methodist Church Carpark
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Wed 9 Dec 2020 10.30 am     Open meeting     Popular Songs 1860's to 1960's - Richard Churchley (CANCELLED)

Venue Hasbury Methodist Church Large Hall
Details The speaker talks about the songs, performs them with various instruments and gives out tambourines etc for the audience to join in.

Wed 9 Dec 2020 12.30 pm     History     

Venue Hasbury Methodist Church Small Hall
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Thu 10 Dec 2020 10.00 am     Astronomy     #38

Venue Quinton Methodist Church Classroom
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Mon 14 Dec 2020 1.00 pm     Puds Galore     Christmas Lunch

Venue Quinton Methodist Church Parlour
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Tue 15 Dec 2020 10.30 am     Knitting and Crochet     

Venue Members own home
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Tue 15 Dec 2020 2.00 pm     Art     

Venue Lutley Community Centre
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Wed 16 Dec 2020 10.30 am     Chess     

Venue Hasbury Methodist Church Foyer and Kitchen
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Wed 16 Dec 2020 10.30 am     Music Appreciation     

Venue Hasbury Methodist Church Small Hall
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Thu 17 Dec 2020 10.15 am     Strollers     

Venue Meet at Quinton Methodist Church Carpark
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Fri 18 Dec 2020 12.00 am     EVENTS     U3A AUTUMN TERM ENDS

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Mon 21 Dec 2020 12.00 am     EVENTS     SCHOOL WINTER HOLIDAYS BEGIN

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Fri 1 Jan 2021 12.00 am     EVENTS     SCHOOL WINTER HOLIDAYS END

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Wed 6 Jan 2021 10.30 am     Open meeting     Fear, Fun and Faith - John Flanner

Venue Hasbury Methodist Church Large Hall
Details Mr Flanner lost sight at the age of 19. He talks about how the above three scenarios affected his life.

Wed 20 Jan 2021 10.30 am     Open meeting     Wilder Future: Wilder Birmingham and the Black Country - Mark Barrett

Venue Hasbury Methodist Church Large Hall
Details The talk will be about the work the Wildlife Trust for Birmingham and the Black Country does in the local area, including practical conservation, education, fundraising and various projects the Trust is involved with.

Wed 3 Feb 2021 12.00 am     Open meeting     NEWSLETTER SUBMISSION DEADLINE FOR GROUPS IN BLOCK C

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Details NEWSLETTER SUBMISSION DEADLINE FOR GROUPS IN BLOCK C: Astronomy, Discussion & Philosophy, Folk Dancing, Puds Galore, Ukulele, Walking

Wed 3 Feb 2021 10.30 am     Open meeting     Coffee Plus -

Venue Hasbury Methodist Church Large Hall
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Wed 17 Feb 2021 10.30 am     Open meeting     The Crusades and the Templar Knights - Peter Bates

Venue Hasbury Methodist Church Large Hall
Details This talk begins with the cause of the early Crusades and the emergence of the warrior monks across Europe. The object of the talk is to tell a story of the warrior monks' activities from the early 12th to early 14th centuries and encourage the audience to explore the wonder of the five Templar churches left in England.

Wed 3 Mar 2021 10.30 am     Open meeting     Caves and Potholes of Great Britain - Keith Edwards

Venue Hasbury Methodist Church Large Hall
Details The speaker is a member of Dudley Caving Club. He has attempted to capture on video some of the excitement, danger and fun that cavers are privileged to witness. The talk will also be illustrated with photographs from underground photographers and fellow members of Dudley Caving Club.

Wed 17 Mar 2021 12.00 am     Open meeting     PUBLICATION OF NEWSLETTER

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Wed 17 Mar 2021 10.30 am     Open meeting     Mary Quant - Ruth Lowe

Venue Hasbury Methodist Church Large Hall
Details The talk will be about 1960s and Mary Quant's upbringing, her career detailing the influence she has had on fashion and design from the 1950s to 2000.

Wed 31 Mar 2021 10.30 am     Open meeting     Heading for Extinction and what to do about it - Dr Sarah Benn

Venue Hasbury Methodist Church Large Hall
Details Dr Sarah Benn is an NHS GP who has a keen interest in environmental issues and a deep concern over the lack of action at the level of government in the face of escalating climate crisis.

Wed 21 Apr 2021 10.30 am     Open meeting     Easy as ABC - Mary Bodfish

Venue Hasbury Methodist Church Large Hall
Details A journey of over 5000 years via Babylon, Egypt, Phoenicia, Greece and Rome shows how our writing system reached this country and how we have been using it since.

Wed 5 May 2021 10.30 am     Open meeting     Birds of Prey - David Hollis

Venue Hasbury Methodist Church Large Hall
Details Birds of prey have fascinated man for thousands of years. This fully illustrated talk will broaden your vision of the concept of just what is a bird of prey.

Wed 19 May 2021 12.00 am     Open meeting     NEWSLETTER SUBMISSION DEADLINE FOR GROUPS IN BLOCK A:

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Details NEWSLETTER SUBMISSION DEADLINE FOR GROUPS IN BLOCK A: Art, Beading, Chess, European History, Knitting & Crochet, Literature, Photography

Wed 19 May 2021 10.30 am     Open meeting     Calling the Cosmos - Andrew Lound

Venue Hasbury Methodist Church Large Hall
Details The story of the many attempts to find extra-terrestrial life presented via computer utilizing the latest audio/visual technology.

Wed 2 Jun 2021 10.30 am     Open meeting     That's the Way to Do It - a History of Punch and Judy - Nigel Metcalfe

Venue Hasbury Methodist Church Large Hall
Details This talk follows the history of Punch and Judy from its roots in the 16th century Italy, through the first recorded appearance in England in 1662, to the modern-day seaside shows.

Wed 16 Jun 2021 10.30 am     Open meeting     The Life and Expeditions of Sir Ernest Shackleton and some of his Comrades - Hugh Sharp

Venue Hasbury Methodist Church Large Hall
Details This talk describes Sir Ernest Shackleton's early life in Ireland, his four expeditions to Antarctica and his death on a remote island in the Southern Ocean.

Wed 30 Jun 2021 12.00 am     Open meeting     PUBLICATION OF NEWSLETTER

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Wed 30 Jun 2021 10.30 am     Open meeting     COFFEE PLUS- OVER TO YOU SESSION

Venue Hasbury Methodist Church Large Hall
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Wed 14 Jul 2021 10.30 am     Open meeting     The Immortal Case - Alan Cutler

Venue Hasbury Methodist Church Large Hall
Details In Alan Cutler's second murder trial, with members acting as the jury, a German Jew is charged with beating to death a wealthy spinster in Glasgow. Will you find him guilty or not guilty? Perhaps you will send an innocent man to the gallows, or set a murderer free?