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Food Group

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Our first meeting after the AGM will be on Monday 9th September at Hodsoll Street Hall

Please bring along a small plate of food of your choice. We will be planning our meetings for next year. There will be a small charge for the hire of the hall (hall hire divided by number of members)


Please note: we have an event in the planning stage.
We are planning a picnic style Christmas, with everyone bringing a plate of their speciality. Date / etc to be arranged.

Booked: November 5th, We have Southern Watercoming to give us a talk on water and the role Southern Water play. This is being held at Hodsell Street Village Hall, 10.30-12.30.
There will be a charge for this. Depending on the number of people the hire cost of the hall will be shared out.

September we had an excellent trip to Hastings, the weather was bright but breezy. We all managed to buy some fresh fish from the fishermen, and then went to Maggy's for fish and chips. !

October saw us visiting Brogdale Farm. Some of us went on the tour of the orchards, but we all said we should come back when the blossom was out. We then went onto McNades where looked at all their products, followed by lunch in their Cafe.

If anyone is interested in joining either of events please let Kay Cumming know. However, plans are fluid & subject to change, so you can read about some of the things we have actually done click HERE.

We have room for more members, so if you fancy joining let me know. Kay.


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