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WELCOME TO SEVENOAKS U3A

If you are retired or semi-retired and live in Sevenoaks or the surrounding area, we can offer you the opportunity to participate in a wide range of enjoyable social, mental and physical activities.
Our membership has grown to over 1000 in the  years since 1994 and new members are welcome.
If you are interested in becoming a new member, more information is available on the Want To Join page.  You can then find out how to join our U3A on the same page.

GROUPS WITH VACANCIES

A number of groups have vacancies. For more details please  contact the relevant Group Organiser directly for the group you are interested in.
Note: Groups will also be listed in the latest Handbook.

Site Updated:

 02 July, 2020

  • Corona Virus and Group Activity

    Sevenoaks U3A Groups and meetings will be closed until the Autumn when we hope to restart activities
    For Those who missed the Apple Group Seminars a DVD has been produced. More Details can be found via this link.

    3rd June - U3A Day - Cancelled. This is being provisionally rearranged for the 23rd September.
    24th June AGM - Postponed - This is planned for the 28th October
    July Trip
    to Stoner Park & Henly on Thames - Cancelled
    Please see Events page for further news. Please watch this page as information will be posted as things change.

  • Forthcoming Events

      July

     Stoner Park & Henley on Thames -Trip cancelled

     23rd Sept

     Sevenoaks U3A Day

    12th October

     Science Open Meeting

    19th October

     Computer Open Meeting

    28th October

     AGM (posponed from June)

      2021

     

     May 2021

    Possible 5 day trip to Ireland.
    For more information, go to the Events page and click on the Ireland Holiday 2021 tab

     

    Calendar

  • Local & National U3A Events

    Details for events and visits can be found from the links below.

    Kent Network Events

    SE Region Events

    National Events

    National U3A Day - Postponed from June. This will now be held in 2021
     

  • Event Reports

    We welcome reports of events to place on the website.  You will find those reports on the Study Group News page
    For  reports  of events from 2019 and earlier years please follow this link to the Archive page and click on the relevant year tab..
     

  • Executive Committee

    Minutes of all Executive Committee Meetings are published on the website. They can be found by clicking on this link.

    At the special AGM on 23th October 2019, the Executive Committee was confirmed as follows:

    Chairman -  Nick White
    Vice Chairman -   Richard Baxter
    Treasurer -  David Lowe
    Secretary -  
    Chris Dance
    Trustees
    Membership Secretary  - Jill Davies
    Groups Organiser - Elaine Knight-Elston
    Social Chairman - Pam Walshe
    Monthly Meetings - Barbara Coleyshaw
    Hall Manager - Richard Baxter
    Communications -  David Taylor
    Co-Opted Member
    External Affairs
      - Rob White*

    *The above post is to be confirmed at the forthcoming AGM in October 2020.

  • AGM Documents

    Minutes of any  AGM are approved by those in attendance at the following year’s AGM, normally held in June. The minutes of the 2018 AGM (approved at the 2019 AGM) can be accessed here
    The 2019 AGM Minutes will be reviewed at the next AGM. This is normally held in June 2020 but due to the Convid-19 situation this is hoped to be held in October but the 2020 Trustees report is available from the following link.
    2020 Trustees Report
     

  • Beacon System

    Sevenoaks U3A is using the Beacon database system for administrative purposes. This is progressively being populated and is currently used for Membership, Group records and News distribution. Further enhancements  will be added in due course.

    For more Information see the page on Beacon

    If You have Permission to access the Sevenoaks Beacon system you can use this link

Latest NEWS

 Corona Virus Update - Please click on the Tab below for Information to help Groups maintain activities during this closed period

NATIONAL U3A ADVICE ABOUT CORONAVIRUS

  • The National Office have issued information to all U3As around the country advising of New Discussion Forums using digital platforms to stay connected. Please follow the link for more information.
  • The National U3A Day scheduled for the 3rd June but has now been postponed until next year.
  • If a U3A finds that a member has contracted coronavirus, please let the Trust know immediately
  • The SE Region have issued a Newsletter - ‘Catch up’ from our Regional Trustee
  • The members of interest groups that any member with coronavirus has attended should all call 111 to ask for advice
  • The Third Age Trust are now issuing News Bulletins on a regular basis and advice on maintaining group activity using IT tools and other innovative ideas under the Keep Learning page
  • Further Information on Sevenoaks U3A Group activities during this closed period can be found from this link.
  • A new website Greysnet has been launched with support of the National Lottery to help people stay connected during the current Corona Virus lockdown

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