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Art Appreciation.     

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Our group is till meeting every fortnight on Wednesday afternoon at 2pm via Zoom.

If you would like to join as a temporary member you would be very welcome. Just contact me in the usual way.

These are the artists we have looked at:

April                         Tamara de Lempicka / Sorrolla

May                          Bonnard / Sofonisba Aguisolla / Vincenzi Campo

June                         Sonia Delauney / Hilma af Klint / Peter Kroyer

July                          Boris Kustodiev

We are even tackling giving our presentation on Zoom - our technological skills are improving by the day!!!!!!

                 

This group is now full, please contact Heather (group contact leader.) if you would like to start another group.

Please click the bluebird symbol to email Heather the group contact for any further information.
We usually meet on the 3rd Thursday of each month at 10.00. Occasionally we will visit a gallery or a special event.
Our next  artists for "Appreciation" are:

February: Holman Hunt & Millais

March: Rossetti & Burne-Jones

April: Georgia O'Keefe

Email Heather with any inquiries or for the venue if it's not indicated in the calendar dates.

Our monthly meetings have been highly interesting and informative. Thanks to all the members who have introduced the artists.
Please click the links HERE to read some of our research.

 

Hello, I said Hello....

Yes we are still open, Its about time for a change of attitude.... Things will be a long time getting back to the old normal so let's get busy being positive and planning for our continuing Meopham U3A future.
Group contacts have been emailed by Heather and me, (Gus) asking for information about your groups and your website page and if not much has happened PLEASE be courteous and at least reply  as it all helps us to understand how our U3A is coping.
Face to face meetings of any type are going to be difficult as we all have our own "Bubbles" to feel safe in but online group quizes, coffee mornings or just a phone call can be helpful for many who miss personal contact. 
Help is available and dont be scared to ask / email someone on committee who will point you in the right direction and for many try asking grandchildren for help, I do!!
As you can see from this list many of the groups are keeping the members informed of what is going on.

Amblers:   have done one distanced outdoor walk
Art Appreciation:   meeting fortnightly via Zoom - temporary members welcome
Bee Watch:   email bee sightings
Book Club 1/2/3:   all meeting via Zoom
Bridge:   hoping to organise meetings in gardens in groups of 4
Canasta:   weekly newsletter to keep in touch
Current Affairs1:   meeting fortnightly via Zoom
Cycling/For Softies:   have held one outdoor ride
French Advanced:   meet on Tuesday via Zoom
Improvers 1:   meeting via Zoom
Improvers 2:   meet via Zoom / WhatsApp
Intermediate:   Zoom on Tuesday evening
Genealogy:   Zoom meeting planned for July - new members welcome
German:   meeting twice monthly via Zoom
Guitar:   fortnightly Zoom / WhatsApp contact
History1:   fortnightly Zoom meetings
Italian Beginners:   have met in gardens.
Italian Intermediate:
  Reviewing the situation ready for re-start in September
Meditation:   using WhatsApp for guided meditations
Music for Pleasure:   monthly Zoom - have honorary members
Needlecraft:   all active on WhatsApp
Painting/Drawing:   using WhatsApp to share and discuss work
Patchwork:   garden meetings planned
Petanque:  Awaiting goverment advice as to when restart is possible

Photography:   meet on Cluster to post photos
Quilting:   using WhatsApp to share work
Singing- ladies:   meet weekly on Tuesday morning via Zoom
Singing - men:   fortnightly Zoom meetings
Spanish:   fortnightly Zoom meetings
Wine Appreciation 1:   Zoom meeting on usual Thursday
2:   Zoom meet on Wednesday / WhatsApp group
3:   weekly Zoom meeting

Gus.