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Check the Outings & Speakers May Updates


Tue   1 June    Newsletter released

Fri    4 June     10:30  Coffee Morning


Wed 16 June    2:00   Speaker Meeting


Thameside Wallingford u3a 

is one of the UK’s branches of the University of the Third Age (u3a).


It is located in Wallingford, Oxfordshire.

It started up in 1997 & currently has over 400 lively, friendly and enthusiastic members. Our members are residents of the area who are no longer in full-time work, but wish to remain active & continue to learn during their retirement years. And have fun along the way!

We have 53 Interest Groups.  47 of these are currently using all means electronic to keep their group members in touch & enjoying sharing their discussions & activities. Seventeen groups are using Zoom every month, three Zoom occasionally & thirteen groups keep in touch via email. 

We have purchased ZoomPro which allows sessions of up to 24 hours a time!  Nine groups are now using this every month. See the bottom of the Groups page to see the bookings table. 

8 Oct: We have a new logo! National Office have rebranded & sent us instructions how to make a new one. Here it is. The website has adjusted itself to the fresh design. We were amongst the first in the Thames Valley Network to use it.

1 Oct: October Newsletter released.

1 Sept: This new website launched.

photo credit Sue Wright

Thameside Moderate Walking group, early Dec, visited the the reconstructed Anglo-Saxon house at Long Wittenham. They walked in two groups of 7 and got some sunshine.

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Thameside Moderate Walking group earlier in Oct, briefing before putting best foot forward. 

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photo credit John le Jeune

Thameside Shorter Walking group last year

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To come is what we looked like in pre-Covid days. They will return…. (watch this space)