Notices, Travel & Events
Here we gather information regarding those activities are not true Interest Groups in the sense of having a limited membership. What is covered here are activities that everyone can join in as and when they please.
Details of cinema trips are included in the newsletter.
Retford U3A and the Chesterfield Canal Walking Festival 2019
From Saturday,14th to Sunday 22nd September there's the Chesterfield Canal Walking Festival, involving both ourselves and our good friends at Retford Civic Society on both Sundays, engaging in Boat & Boots trips and Retford Heritage Walks. (See attached PDFs for further information).
Tuesday 17th to Thursday,19th September inclusive sees two of our intrepid ladies, Pippa and Prue, take part in the canal's whole length (46 miles !) walks. You may wish to join them (bearing in mind that registration for all 3 legs is required) or cheer them along the way. Whatever you may decide, we wish them all the very best !
For information regarding Chesterfield Canal Walks, please click: HERE
For information regarding the Heritage Walks, please click: HERE
5/9/19 - Update re above
First thing is regarding our involvement with the Chesterfield Canal Trust Walking Festival which starts a week on Saturday, 14th September.
The second item also refers to the CCT Walking Festival in relation to the walk (10 miles) that we are hosting from the Chequers, Ranby at 11.000 am on Tuesday, 17th September.
Retford U3A and The Notts Historic Churches Trust's Ride and Stride 2019
For your further delectation, Vernon informs us that there's an event on Saturday, September 14th, organised by Notts Historic Churches Trust, entitled Ride and Stride, whereby people visit as many of the nominated churches as possible, getting their cards stamped at each. It's a sponsored event whereby participants dun their Friends and relatives for so much per church visited. Half of the sponsorship money collected goes to your nominated church, the rest going into the general fund. If any of our members are interested they should email firstname.lastname@example.org or tel. 0115 9794891. (PDF attached re this event also)
For information regarding Ride and Stride, please click: HERE
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