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The team representing the Quiz Challenge group have won the Inter U3A Quiz. It was a good quiz to win, even if only by one point.


The quiz was held on Friday 13th March at Hartley Wintney and was very well organised with a good mix of questions and all aimed at the U3A age group. The cream tea at half time was also well organised and delicious.


Our team was Oliver Bailey, Jenny Bywater, Anne Eve, Ann West and Norman Whapshott. It was a good team and all contributed to our score.


There were ten rounds of ten questions with a joker to play to double the score after answering the questions of one round. We might have won by a better margin if we had played it after the Musicals round and if I had not changed my mind about the decade in which income tax was first introduced (the 1790s, not the 1800s).


We have won a cup which we hold for a year but we don’t have it yet because it is away to the engravers to have Milford U3A added as 2020 winners. Do we have a Milford U3A trophy cabinet?


Ian and Jan Honeysett run a very enjoyable quiz group which it was great fun to represent.
A good win in what will be the last quiz for a long time.


Norman

Very well done folks! - Webmaster


 

The Committee has received a briefing document from the Third Age Trust outlining changes they are planning to introduce in order to raise the profile of the U3A.  It make interesting reading so we have made it available here:

                Briefing to Committees


 

We regeret to advise that, due to the Corona Virus, the concert "Journey to the Cross" scheduled for April 5th at St John's, Milford has been cancelled.  As well as the concert, the Singing group's sessions have been cancelled until April 21st.


 

WmConqueror

WILLIAM THE CONQUEROR: A JUSTIFIED INVADER?

Talk by James Dickinson

A good speaker though when he forgot the next word he trailed off as if having a heart attack, rather off-putting. Many reported to me that they enjoyed it and that he had more facts than they had heard of. All in all, good though only 53 guests attended.

Barbara Broad - Speaker Organiser


 

Friday 13th December

We were entertained by Malcolm Wells who talked of his time as an Army musician including playing in Buckingham Palace and also of his time as a speaker for Canine Partners which provides dogs for disabled people. He had us in stitches some of the time; he was very funny and had lots of jibes at the other services – Air Force and Navy - speaking as Army personnel.

He has reported back that members donated the sum of £25.30 to 'Literacy in a Box' which will be used to purchase school equipment to be sent to the 41 schools currently supported in Zambia.

Malcolm, who has an MBE for services to charity, asks if members are aware of any other groups or organisations that may wish to receive a presentation by him, please do pass on his contact details:

Malcolm Wells MBE “So Far So Good”, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.,  07800 809 618