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Red Hatters Outing September 2017

2017-09-13T19:49:07+01:00September 13th, 2017|Red Hatters|

On Saturday 9th September the Red Hatters outing to Harlow Carr took place. Despite the heavy showers we did the tour of the garden with one of the RHS volunteers We had a lovely day and as usual we caused a stir with the group looking magnificent in their purple garb [...]

Red Hatters at Beamish Museum April 2017

2017-04-27T20:20:14+01:00April 27th, 2017|Red Hatters|

Evelyn and I literally wore two hats to publicise our U3A's Red Hatters group. We were at Beamish Museum last Thursday for the German visitors trip to the museum.  The display was met with interest and we explained to the interested public what we were about. One lady from another U3A [...]

Patchwork Group at Beamish April 2017

2017-04-27T20:12:57+01:00April 27th, 2017|Patchwork|

Evelyn and I represented the patchwork group on Thursday for the German visitors trip to Beamish Museum. We were able to display the groups quilts and other pieces of work in the Methodist Chapel. It was an enjoyable day talking to members of the public sadly none from Germany! Members of [...]

Digital Photography Group

2017-04-19T17:00:20+01:00April 19th, 2017|Digital Photography|

We started the photography group in 2012 and have photographic outing on the first Monday of each month followed by a review meeting on the third Monday. At the review meeting we look at the pictures taken on the outing and easy going comments are made on the good points or [...]

Red Hatters Outing to Corbridge February 2017

2017-02-14T21:09:23+01:00February 14th, 2017|Red Hatters|

On the 3rd of February 2017 the Red Hatters went on their first outing of the year under the leadership of our new group leader Evelyn Cole. The group met under the clock at Newcastle Central station, not wearing Red Carnations but our Red Hats. The group was met by our [...]

iPad Group February 2017 Meeting

2017-02-08T20:50:52+01:00February 8th, 2017|iPad|

Just got back from a hectic iPad group session. We have 6 new people who have begun to grapple with their tablets. For the experienced members who could not attend today I have found a new app to play with called Pic Collage. It's great for creating posters / cards/ collages [...]