The next general meeting will be held in Joymount Presbyterian Church Hall, Carrickfergus,
on Monday 21st November at 2.00pm. Guest speaker will be our very own Jenny Cumming
who is going to present “The diary of a Farmer’s Wife 1796-1797’
Refreshments will be provided by the Art Practical Group.
We are a registered charity. Northern Ireland charity number: NIC103317.
Unfortunately, due to family commitments in England I need to postpone the Interest
Group Leaders meeting on 1/11/16 to a later date. Thank you, Marion
THE SOURCE – one of our U3A magazines has asked for contributions. It can be food
and drink, antiques, creative writing. All interesting subjects will be considered
even short stories and photographs.Click here to learn more.
The Christmas Meet this year will again be held in Oakfield Community Centre on Monday
19 December between 2.00-4.00.
We invite all groups, where appropriate to give a short performance of something
There will be refreshments served for a small contribution.
Letter from Lila Jackson, Chairman of NI Region of U3As
Dorothy Dean has again agreed to run a Christmas Wreath workshop on Monday 12 December.
If you wish to partake, then please get in touch with Margaret Franklin (see Gardening
Group) and make sure you put your name on the list as numbers will be limited.
Neil Porteous, Head Gardener at Mount Stewart has agreed to speak to us on Monday
20th February 2017.
There is a fundraising event for Burma to be held on Saturday 22nd October at Mount
We have a new email address: EastAntrimU3A@gmail.com
Please use this to communicate with Treasurer Karen, particularly on matters relating
to membership and finance.
Karen Shaw has a solo art exhibition on at The Conservatory Gallery, 19 Cable Road,
Whitehead, where 25% of profits will be donated to Hope House, which is a charity
on Whitehead’s Marine Parade, offering respite accommodation to those having cancer
treatment. They currently rent their apartment and aim to buy it as soon as they
have raised the funds. So please do visit the exhibition, and look at her work and
maybe even buy some of her flora, fauna and feather work. It is on 12-5 daily and
finishes 30 October.