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Perfect weather. Interesting people to meet. Various animals to watch. Lots of goods to peruse & purchase. Beautiful area. Information about farming & the environment. Delicious foods to try. Plenty of straw bales to sit on to watch the entertainment...

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One Man Two Guvnors

As a departure from our usual visit format, we would like to explore the possibility of a visit to the cinema. On Monday September 30th at 7.00 p.m. the Tivoli Theatre in Wimborne is showing the 10th anniversary recording of the National Theatre play 'One Man, Two...

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Study Visit To Lake District June 2020

THE FABULOUS ENGLISH LAKE DISTRICT Another first for Ferndown U3A – A four-day trip without leaving Britain! We are planning a trip from 5th – 8th June 2020 to the northwest – the Lake District. As with all our other trips, all you have to do is fill in the form...

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Ferndown U3A Open Day

Dear FU3A Members This is to send warmest congratulations and thanks to everyone who attended or contributed in any way to our Open Day yesterday.The event was an outstanding success.  We attracted a lot of interest from visitors who were so numerous that when I was...

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Castleman Trailway Sponsored Walk

  The first ever sponsored walk by Ferndown U3A was completed yesterday by almost 50 people - and some family members. Everyone who took part,either as a walker or one of the essential helpers, had a brilliant time - especially those who reached the Star Inn in...

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Malta Study Group

    During the spring term, the group were treated to a range of interesting and informative talks in preparation for our trip to Malta. We discovered how Malta has been occupied by the Phoenicians, the Romans, the Arabs, the Normans, the Spanish, the...

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Ups and Downs

The visit to the Old Operating Theatre turned out to be more interesting than envisaged; challenges included ascending and descending a very narrow, stone, spiral staircase of 51 steps, a  broken lift and a venue with no public toilets!, (can you believe it)?...

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Brownsea Island

March 29th 2019 27 members went “overseas” to Brownsea Island yesterday with the U3A J1 Discovering Wessex Group. It was a great day with brilliant weather. The trip was arranged by Derek Holden who acted as our guide for the day making the walk even more interesting...

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Group Leaders’ Lunch

Thank you to all those dedicated people who ran groups this year. It  was a lovely gathering, conversation flowed and the food tasted wonderful. 

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