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Pub lunches are one of our popular social activities, open to all members of Meopham U3A but unfortunately not to non-members. They are usually held on the fourth Friday of the month, arriving 12.30 for 13.00 - but do check the web site for the most up to date information.

N.B. This is NOT necessarily the last Friday of the month!

The actual cost varies according to the venue but the Pub Lunch organiser tries to keep costs as reasonable as possible.

You will have to pay the full cost of your lunch, in cash, when you book. The cost usually covers a two course meal & a tea/coffee but the Pub Lunch organiser will explain the deal & choices when you book. If you order any other drinks you will need to pay the venue for them on the day. Please note that any refunds are at the discretion of the venue & cannot be guaranteed, & kindly notify the Pub Lunch Organiser if you realise you will not be able to go to the meal so they have as much time as possible to contact the venue on your behalf.

Dee Jordan will normally be available to take bookings at Coffee Mornings & Monthly Members' Meetings.
For lunch dates see below or Events.
To e-mail Dee with any booking info or queries click the bluebird symbol.

The members say that these lunches have generally been remarkably good value & very pleasant. Our heartfelt thanks to Dee for organising them.


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