We are a friendly group, interested in trying new crafts as well as sharing ideas and skills to create solo and joint projects.
Jeremy is the current newsletter editor of the Suffolk Beekeepers Association and will be speaking on the contest between bees and flowers to gain benefits from the relationship. The AGM of the U3A in BSE will immediately follow this Lecture
The Painting and drawing group exists for creative people who seek to explore ideas in painting and drawing within a friendly supportive environment, beginners and those more experienced artists alike.
Suffolk’s Best Thomas Gainsborough and John Constable are two of England’s greatest artists. They were born within 30 miles of each other and only a generation apart. Our study will concentrate on their work set in the context of their lives and contemporary art practice. No need to contact me in advance. Just turn up.
Members take it in turns to plan and lead the walks which are 6 – 8 miles in length. Lunch follows each walk, generally in a local hostelry.
We are a mixed group, from those with more than 25 years of experience to those who have yet to begin. If you have ever wondered about your ancestors this is the group for you
The year 1815 was a pivotal one in English and European History. It brought to an end over 20 years of warfare throughout the continent. Our study will examine the new country and continent that emerged and look at the new forces in society. No need to contact me in advance. Just turn up.
Each December the Group decides on the programme for the coming year. Members organise the visits to the church or village of their choice, finding a person to talk to the Group about its history, architecture and other features of interest.
This self-help group aims to give support to its members by sharing memories thus prompting recollections of our own past. Each month everyone reads something they have written and the Group discusses each piece and makes (helpful) comments.
Venue to be confirmed. This group will look at a generous selection of cantos from each of the three books, aiming to complete the journey in about three terms, Autumn, from September 2018, Winter/Spring 2019, and Autumn, from September 2019, (avoiding the summer months).