Summer School 2018

Details have been released for the U3A Summer School which will be held at Chichester University during June 2018.

This is a very popular event and places on the various classes sell out very quickly.

Please follow the link below for more details:

SUMMER SCHOOL 2018

A new group - Easy Cycling

Would you like to get a bit fitter or lose a bit of weight? Or maybe you just like the idea of a a gentle bicycle ride with other like minded members. If so this new group is the one for you.

Easy riding, mainly flat and away from traffic and no Lycra!

The group will meet monthly on a day to be arranged based on demand

Convener - Barry Evans

A new group - Bus Pass Journey Challenges

Let's see where we can get to using our bus passes. This group will plan and then undertake challenging bus journeys both locally and as far afield as they can

Convener - Pat Bell -  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Groups

 NEW SIG - WINE APPRECIATION GROUP

Due to demand we are now forming a third wine appreciation group. If you would like to join please contact Graham Hall at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 NEW SIG - BIG BAND

Do you have any musical ability and do you play an instrument that could be part of the "Kings Hill U3A Big Band". That's right! One of our members wants to start a big band.

We are looking for Drums, keyboard, bass guitar, rhythm guitar, saxophones, trumpets, trombones and maybe an occasional singer.
Would you be interested in joining? Contact Peter Marshall at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Educational Software at Charity Prices

Joy Watson has been able to register Kings Hill U3A to take advantage of special prices for some of the most popular software packages.

She has managed to acquire for us all free downloads,subject only to “admin fees” and various order limits.

Main Examples:

Microsoft Office Standard 2016 (‘Excel’, ‘OneNote’, ‘Outlook’, ‘PowerPoint’, ‘Publisher’, ‘Skype for Business’, ‘Word’) for 1 PC or Mac £229.99 (Home & Business) £30 (saving almost £200)

Office Professional Plus 2016 for 1 PC (All the above plus ‘Access’ and ‘Infopath’) £389.99 £40.80 (saving £350)

MS Outlook 2013 for 1 PC £139.00 £6 (saving over £130)

Acrobat XI Pro for Windows (2 PCs) £453.60 £57.60 (Windows or Mac) (saving almost £400)

Norton Utilities (3 PCs) £39.99 £7.20 (saving over £30)
..and more.

Please order now to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. specifying your operating system (Windows 64-bit, Windows 32-bit, or Mac)

Unfortunately you cannot order direct! Joy will aggregate orders and supply the list to our Treasurer. All will then be notified that immediate payment is due and payment must be made before the order can be placed.

3-5 days later Joy will receive instructions on how to obtain and activate volume licences for these downloads and she can then tell you how to get your individual product licence(s) and download(s).

 

Free Legal Advice for U3A

24 Hour Legal Advice - The new provider of the 24 hour legal advice helpline which the Trust pays for on your behalf has now been appointed (details on our noticeboard and National website). Arc Legal Assistance in partnership with Irwin Mitchell Solicitors provides a telephone advice service available to all U3A members and there is no limit to the number of calls you can make and advice will be given on all aspects of law. If you are asked for an insurance number you should say you do not have one.

Telephone number 0344 770 1040 and quote “U3A Legal Helpline”.

 

World U3A

Kings Hill & District U3A is now registered with the World U3A project. This gives members the opportunity to see how other U3As around the world operate and even meet up with these groups in the event that you visit that country.

Go to the LINKS page for more details.