On Saturday September 11, members voted with their feet and turned up at the Volunteer Hall in Duns to enrol for this year’s exciting programme of learning. Having been restricted to an online offering for the last eighteen months, no-one could predict just how many people would feel confident enough to consider a return toContinue reading “Overwhelming response from members”
The winner for our August competition is Jan Turner who sent in this lovely image of the last fledglings in Whitsome for our Facebook page!
10:30am Volunteer Hall. All welcome. Tea and coffee available from 10 am Peter Aitchison will talk about how dozens of women (and some men) from Berwickshire were persecuted, tried and executed as witches during a series of panics in the 17th century. His talk will focus primarily on Eyemouth and the eastern part of Berwickshire,Continue reading “21st September open meeting: The witches of Berwickshire”
Our enrolment day for this next season is SATURDAY 11 SEPTEMBER from 10am to 2pm in the VOLUNTEER HALL, DUNS. NB: Please be aware that the main road through Duns will close for around 15 minutes to allow the cycle race ‘Tour of Britain’ to pass through Duns at 13:35pm. We have all sorts ofContinue reading “Enrolment Day – 11 September 2021”
Tuesday 15th June at 10am Please log in to Zoom at 10 am for a short AGM before we welcome our June speaker, Simon Wright. https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87624574773?pwd=NEYxOXptaWVGRXZBdnNnWVpjb0l1QT09 Meeting ID: 876 2457 4773 Passcode: 290368 We are inviting nominations for the committee. Please consider carefully if you can spare a couple of hours or so each monthContinue reading “Duns u3a AGM”
The first ever national u3a day is Wednesday 2 June 2021. Here in Duns we will be celebrating our wonderful organisation and the new experiences that come from being in your third age (no longer in full-time employment or bringing up children.) The annual event, which will take place in Volunteer Week on the first WednesdayContinue reading “Wednesday 2 June 2021 is National u3a Day!”
Visit our Open Meetings page to find out how to join in via Zoom.
The u3a Radio Podcast is now out. Created by a talented team of u3a members with radio experience, this latest episode features interviews with u3a members who started a ‘Retiring with Attitude’ course, a Barnet u3a member who featured on Britain’s Got Talent and a chef from Vegetarian for Life. Subscribe to the u3a YouTubeContinue reading “u3a Radio Podcast Episode 4 Out Now”
Brush up your rusty French from home and possibly finally make that yearned-for dream holiday to France better able to savour the delights of the country. The French conversation group enjoys learning and practicing everyday French conversation in a relaxed class. The emphasis is on the simplicity of making yourself understood and feeling confident inContinue reading “French Conversation: Allo! Allo!”
Our Arts and Crafts group recently worked in partnership with Blooming Marvellous to decorate the planters in Duns Square for the Festive Season. (Click on headline above for photographs.)