Renewing Your Membership or Joining Beeston U3A Can Now Be Done Online

Read Renewing Your Membership Online then click here to renew your membership.

Click here to join Beeston U3A.

Posted in Membership

Next Open Meeting Thursday 2 May 2019.

The next Open Meeting will take place on Thursday 2 May 2019. at Beeston Methodist Church, Chilwell Road, Beeston.

Annual General Meeting followed by a talk from Anne Allery ‘A Passage to India’.

Coffee will be served from 10.00am with the talk starting at 10.30am.

See 2019 AGM Notice

Posted in Open Meetings

Data Protection

To comply with the General Data Protection Regulations 2018 (GDPR)  Beeston U3A has adopted new policies as recommended by the National U3A.


Beeston U3A Data Protection Policy and Beeston U3A Privacy Policy

Posted in Policies

Beeston U3A AGM – Committee 2018-2019

The Committee 2018- 2019 is:

Sue Blackley Chair
Margot Gale Membership Secretary/

Vice Chair
Malcolm Brookbanks Treasurer
Richard Eddleston Business Secretary
Elizabeth Le Marchant Brock Minutes Secretary
Chris Chater Group Coordinator
Jo Muxlow Social Fund Treasurer
Steve Austin Website/

Publicity Officer
Lucy Beardsley Speaker Seeker
Breda Cooper Outings Organiser
Celia Billau Communications Officer
Janis Patterson Events Organiser
Anne Pinnock Welfare Officer
Kathy Shipway Committee Member

May 2018

For details of the 2018 AGM click on this link.

Posted in AGM, Committee

Group News Stop Press

Stop Press information on Groups – Possible New Groups  and Established New Groups.

Our established groups are:

Ambling, American History, Architecture, Art gallery visits, Art history appreciation 1&2, Badminton, Astronomy, Beeston real ale group (BRAG), Birdwatching, Murder book group, Book group 1, Book group 4, Between the covers, Book group 5, The 5th chapter, Book group Readers’ rendezvous, Bowls, Bridge, Buddies, Canasta, Cinema & film, Craft, Exploring spirituality, Family history/genealogy, French conversation, Garden visits, German conversation, German for beginners, History, International dance, Italian, Jazz appreciation, Knit, crochet & natter, Latin, Latin for beginners, Lunch groups 1&2, Mah-Jong, Music, Philosophy & religion, Photography, Play reading, Poetry appreciation, Practical art, Practical gardening, Psychology & sociology, Quiz, Recorders, Rummikub, Science, Scottish country dancing, Scrabble, Self help art group, Singing for fun, Shakespeare (formerly Let’s Right Shakespeare), Spanish conversation, Table tennis 1,2,3 & 4, Theatre outings, Ukelele 1&2, Understanding the landscape, Walks long, Walks medium 1&2, Walks short, What the papers say, Whist, Wine appreciation 1,2&3, Writing for pleasure, Yoga.

For the full list of Groups and when and where they meet look on the Groups page. 
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Important Information About Broxtowe Borough Council Elections on 2 May 2019

See Voter ID Information for the documents you can use.

Posted in Community Information

Visit to the Birmingham Tattoo – Saturday 23 November 2019.

Britain’s biggest Indoor International Tattoo, with over 1,200 performers, is returning to Arena Birmingham in 2019 bringing together marching bands, exciting displays and culminating in the spectacular Grand Finale featuring all performers in a spectacle of pomp and pageantry.

International Marching Bands will joining with our own British Military Bands in a three-hour spectacle for all the family. Sharing the Arena with the musicians during the event will be a range of spectacular displays including Royal Air Force Cosford Queen’s Colour, the RNMRC Field Gun Competition, the United Kingdom Disco Display Team and the Parade of Massed Standards, to name but a few.

Cost £48.00 per person.

See Birmingham Tattoo Booking Form for full details.

Posted in Trips

Visit to Derngate 27 June 2019.

Travel to Derngate, Northampton, to visit the house designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh.
The cost is £21 dependent on numbers.
For full details see Derngate Booking Form

Posted in Outings

Membership Renewals and Our Beacon System

Our membership year changed to start from 1st April for the year ending 31st March 2020, so that we were in line with the financial year. We had membership cards printed for all our current members prior to doing the renewals and these are being collected on payment of the £15 fee. For those who pay online, the card can be collected at a separate desk in the church. Continue reading

Posted in Beacon, Membership

March 2019 Newsletter

Click on Newsletter No. 32 March 2019 to read it.

Posted in Newsletter

Nottingham River Cruise – 12 September 2019.

Nottingham River Cruise

Cost £28 per person
Afternoon tea included (waiter service). Sample menu: Selection of freshly made sandwiches with salad garnish and crisps. Warm scones, clotted cream and jam. Tea and coffee. Vegetarian options available on request.
Early booking required in order to retain boat booking.

See River Cruise Booking Form for full details.

Posted in Trips