Drawing on their expert knowledge of the Middle East, leaders of our Middle East Studies group, Prof Paul and Dr Janet Starkey talk about the work of intrepid Scottish artists who captured the architecture and peoples of the East.
Workshops free to u3a members. Monthly 2nd Wednesday at 10am. Everyone shall remain seated throughout. Please wear something comfortable and enjoy yourself! https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/…/laughter-yoga-workshop…
Wednesday 27 April, 2.00pm in Southfields, Duns. Anne McNeill talks about Robert Fortune, the famous Berwickshire plant hunter/ botanist who was largely responsible for introducing tea cultivation to India from China and who brought over 250 varieties of plants to Britain, America and Australia.
Sonia Waterfall and her sister Frances Elson share their harrowing experiences of Auschwitz
A seminar being held at the Volunteer Hall and Duns Castle, 10-12 April . There is a reduced rate for members of Duns & District u3a. For all details: https://www.astene.org.uk/current-events/hay-seminar To book (Duns u3a members scroll down Evenbrite page): https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/egyptologist-robert-hay-17991863-and-friends-in-egypt-seminar-tickets-259420623067
Presented by The Third Age Trust, Brenda Ainsley, Cotgrave & District u3a, will present some possible solutions to the climate emergency in her Zoom talk. In 2021, Brenda twice presented this popular talk explaining the science behind the climate emergency and outlining ways in which we can all ‘make a difference’ for future generations. BrendaContinue reading “The Climate Crisis-and Some Solutions”
March Monthly Meeting. All about games in ancient Greece.
Tuesday 22nd February, 10.00am for 10:30am, Volunteer Hall, Duns. Calling all keen gardeners! Duns and District u3a are hosting our very own GQT, chaired by our Vice Chair, Kit Hobkirk. All welcome. What ideas can the panel offer for winter colour? How can I protect my tender plants from strong winds? Why do my carrotsContinue reading “Gardeners’ Question Time”
Please send in your photos for our competition. Do you have the winning shot for our Facebook cover photo which we will feature in March? Although a bit of a wildlife and nature theme seems to be emerging, please feel free to widen our horizons! Don’t forget to visit our Facebook page and vote forContinue reading “Cover photo competition”
Tuesday 18 January at 10:30 am via Zoom Sit back, get a cup of coffee and do join us on Zoom to hear this month’s speaker. https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87624574773?pwd=NEYxOXptaWVGRXZBdnNnWVpjb0l1QT09 Meeting ID: 876 2457 4773 Passcode: 290368 EXOPLANETS – introduced by Dr Adrian Janetta “In recent years astronomers have discovered numerous planets beyond our solar system in orbitContinue reading “Heaven’s Above”