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Thomas Clarkson Centre

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Hospital Road
Bury St Edmunds, IP33 3JT

Jul 2022

Government and Politics

Tue 12 Jul @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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Thomas Clarkson Centre, Hospital Road
Bury St Edmunds, IP33 3JT
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We are a lively and participative group with members offering to lead discussions on a range of issues. In recent times, From our pre Referendum start in 2016, our lively and participative group has discussed a wide range of policy issues and the current and future Government and political implications arising. In recent times, we have considered the future of the UK, the Green New Deal, Criminal Justice, Housing and Health Inequalities, Climate change, the NHS, Levelling up, Education, and…

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Garden Group

Wed 13 Jul @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Thomas Clarkson Centre, Hospital Road
Bury St Edmunds, IP33 3JT
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The Garden Group offers a programme of monthly winter lectures or activities and summer garden visits. All winter meetings are held on the second Wednesday of the month in the Thomas Clarkson Centre from 2pm-4pm Summer garden visits are generally all day leave and return from Ram Meadow car park. The group is run by a committee of four members. We charge a fee for membership to cover the hire of the Thomas Clarkson Centre, the visiting speaker fee and…

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Members’ Coffee Morning

Mon 18 Jul @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Thomas Clarkson Centre, Hospital Road
Bury St Edmunds, IP33 3JT
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Come to an informal coffee meeting with members of our Committee who will be happy to chat and answer any questions.  In view of the interest expressed by members in having a ‘normal’ coffee morning open to all, the Committee have agreed to experiment with hiring a local venue and making refreshments ourselves, on a different day to the Apex Lecture.  (The Apex is not really suitable for large numbers). This would literally be a drop in event: open to all…

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Current Affairs

Mon 18 Jul @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Thomas Clarkson Centre, Hospital Road
Bury St Edmunds, IP33 3JT
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Passion, argument, disagreements (politely), differences of opinion, fun and most of all laughter. These are a few of the ways we express ourselves in discussing the issues of the day when we meet for a couple of hours each month. This is democracy at its local level, agreeing to disagree, debating the topics of the day and learning from opposite points of view. As well as current news we often make time to introduce larger topics e.g., climate change, constitutional…

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Philosophy for All

Mon 25 Jul @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Thomas Clarkson Centre, Hospital Road
Bury St Edmunds, IP33 3JT
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The group has been discussing issues in philosophy for over two years. Some members have followed Bryan Magee’s excellent The Story of Philosophy. However, this book does not cover the most recent phase of the English language and European philosophy, so the newly constituted group is starting to explore these recent ideas and hoping to find a book that will help us with focus and detail. Our own ideas are always in view. New members welcome.

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Aug 2022

Travel Group

Mon 1 Aug @ 2:15 pm - 4:15 pm
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Thomas Clarkson Centre, Hospital Road
Bury St Edmunds, IP33 3JT
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At our monthly meetings, members, and sometimes outside speakers, share their travel experiences with the rest of the Group by means of illustrated talks. Each year we arrange a group visit, travelling together by coach, to a UK city where we stay in a hotel for a few days and explore the special places of interest nearby. We also arrange day visits to local places of interest in the East Anglia area. Members join together for foreign travel. This is…

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Wine Appreciation

Thu 11 Aug @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Thomas Clarkson Centre, Hospital Road
Bury St Edmunds, IP33 3JT
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The u3a Wine Appreciation Society has now been running for 10 years. Our objective is to take a not too serious look at the world of wine by keeping up to date with all new trends and products available on the market; discussing Grape varieties and new trends often with blind tastings. The group now has considerable experience in buying and tasting and all members are welcome to front a session should they wish. We normally taste and discuss 7…

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Sep 2022

Painting and Drawing

Tue 13 Sep @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tue 15 Nov, 2022

Thomas Clarkson Centre, Hospital Road
Bury St Edmunds, IP33 3JT
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This is a new group starting.  The Painting and Drawing Group is for both beginners and more experienced artists who want a weekly opportunity, bringing their own materials, to work alongside others in a self help group. Members can either concentrate on their own work, or choose to tackle, with others, a topic from the schedule of suggested themes and ideas proposed by the group, where ideas and skills can be shared. The Group may want to explore securing a…

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