Llandudno Area U3A


Charity No. 1157372

Welcome to our U3A website

Visitors
If you are a new visitor to this site you are very welcome to browse the website to see the group activities, monthly speaker meetings and outings that are organised for our members. If you wish to join our branch of the U3A then click the "Join the U3A" link on the left of the screen and provide the details requested, our membership secretary will contact you in due course.

Members
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Group Leader(s) : Carole Coxon
Chris Coxon
Groups Coordinator : U3AWeb Website Manager / Group Coordinator 2 : Carole Coxon
Group Description : This is NOT a real group. It has been set up so that the system administrators can experiment with group settings and test other features within the system.

Group Status : Vacancies
Venue : Group Leader's Home (address not visible), ,
Easting/Northing : 1/1
Frequency : Saturdays for 147 sessions from 6th March 2017 to 31st December 2019
Start Date : Monday 6th March 2017
End Date : Tuesday 31st December 2019
Category(s) : Science & Technology
Status : Live


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Group Meeting Dates    

Saturday 24th February 2018 Saturday 3rd March 2018 Saturday 10th March 2018
Saturday 17th March 2018 Saturday 24th March 2018 Saturday 31st March 2018
Saturday 7th April 2018 Saturday 14th April 2018 Saturday 21st April 2018
Saturday 28th April 2018 Saturday 5th May 2018 Saturday 12th May 2018
Saturday 19th May 2018 Saturday 26th May 2018 Saturday 2nd June 2018
Saturday 9th June 2018 Saturday 16th June 2018 Saturday 23rd June 2018
Saturday 30th June 2018 Saturday 7th July 2018 Saturday 14th July 2018
Saturday 21st July 2018 Saturday 28th July 2018 Saturday 4th August 2018
Saturday 11th August 2018 Saturday 18th August 2018 Saturday 25th August 2018
Saturday 1st September 2018 Saturday 8th September 2018 Saturday 15th September 2018
Saturday 22nd September 2018 Saturday 29th September 2018 Saturday 6th October 2018
Saturday 13th October 2018 Saturday 20th October 2018 Saturday 27th October 2018
Saturday 3rd November 2018 Saturday 10th November 2018 Saturday 17th November 2018
Saturday 24th November 2018 Saturday 1st December 2018 Saturday 8th December 2018
Saturday 15th December 2018 Saturday 22nd December 2018 Saturday 29th December 2018
Saturday 5th January 2019 Saturday 12th January 2019 Saturday 19th January 2019
Saturday 26th January 2019 Saturday 2nd February 2019 Saturday 9th February 2019
Saturday 16th February 2019 Saturday 23rd February 2019 Saturday 2nd March 2019
Saturday 9th March 2019 Saturday 16th March 2019 Saturday 23rd March 2019
Saturday 30th March 2019 Saturday 6th April 2019 Saturday 13th April 2019
Saturday 20th April 2019 Saturday 27th April 2019 Saturday 4th May 2019
Saturday 11th May 2019 Saturday 18th May 2019 Saturday 25th May 2019
Saturday 1st June 2019 Saturday 8th June 2019 Saturday 15th June 2019
Saturday 22nd June 2019 Saturday 29th June 2019 Saturday 6th July 2019
Saturday 13th July 2019 Saturday 20th July 2019 Saturday 27th July 2019
Saturday 3rd August 2019 Saturday 10th August 2019 Saturday 17th August 2019
Saturday 24th August 2019 Saturday 31st August 2019 Saturday 7th September 2019
Saturday 14th September 2019 Saturday 21st September 2019 Saturday 28th September 2019
Saturday 5th October 2019 Saturday 12th October 2019 Saturday 19th October 2019
Saturday 26th October 2019 Saturday 2nd November 2019 Saturday 9th November 2019
Saturday 16th November 2019 Saturday 23rd November 2019 Saturday 30th November 2019
Saturday 7th December 2019 Saturday 14th December 2019 Saturday 21st December 2019
Saturday 28th December 2019

Information for Group Leaders

Introduction

There are as many ways of approaching the establishment and running of groups as there are people to run them. Some of our groups benefit from expert input whilst others rely on participation from all the group members. When running a group it is important to consider the question of succession. One way is to encourage members to take the register of those attending. You might like to consider members of your group leading the subject on given weeks.

Register

All groups should be registered with the Group Co-ordinator to ensure their group is covered by the U3A insurance and for details of the group to be advertised in our programme and on our website. Group Leaders should take a register of attendees at each group meeting. This is particularly important where a fee is being paid to book a venue so that the committee can ascertain that good value is achieved from the subscriptions paid by members.

Resources

The Resource Centre in the National Office has a collection of non-book material available for all U3A groups to borrow free of charge, except for the cost of return postage. There are slides, videos, audio cassettes, CDs and DVDs available in many subject areas.

To borrow items from the collection, please contact the Resource Centre staff by letter, email or telephone. Give the title of the items you would like on loan and the date of the meeting at which you expect to use them. The earlier you send your request, the more likely you are to receive the items you want in time. Bookings can be made up to nine months ahead. Loans are for a period of three weeks initially and may be renewed on request if there is no other group waiting to use them. When you return the item, please obtain a certificate of posting at the Post Office.

The Third Age Trust,
The Old Municipal Buildings,
19 East Street,
Bromley,
Kent.
BR1 1QE
Tel: 020 8315 0199
Email: resource.centre@u3a.org.uk
website: www.u3a.org.uk

Group Leaders Insurance

The Third Age Trust carries an insurance policy that covers group leaders in their own homes for accidents that occur. The policy also covers damage to other venues used by U3A groups. Would all group leaders who incorporate outside visits in their groups please make a point of informing members that they are not covered for personal accidents on such outings.

Tour Operators Licence

There is a Tour Operators licence. This only covers the Outings Organiser. Members attending a holiday tour must take out their own holiday insurance.

Copyright

This is a complex subject and if you wish to copy from any literary work or sheet music, please contact the Group Co-ordinators. Briefly, you are allowed to copy anything that is out of copyright which is when 70 years or more has elapsed from the death of the author or composer of the work. You are also allowed to copy an insubstantial amount for personal use for the purpose of private study or non-commercial use.

There is no blanket licence available for multiple copying of sheet music. It is always illegal unless it is no longer in copyright. However some free sheet music is available on the internet (see www.cpdl.org.uk which will also provide links to other useful sites).

Digital Images : There is a common misconception that anything on the internet is in the public domain and therefore freely available to use. A work only falls into the public domain once copyright expires. It may be publicly accessible but it is not necessarily freely available.

Recorded Music : The PPL licence supplied by The Trust gives U3As permission to play recorded music in public.

DVDs/Videos : The Third Age Trust has no blanket licence arrangement with film copyright holders or organisations.

Interest groups are usually covered by an exemption in the copyright law which allows the use of videos or DVDs for educational purposes.

Health and Safety

Some group activities involve visits to places of interest - gardens, towns etc. In these cases it is important to pay attention to health and safety. Group Leaders should advise any group members of any difficulties or potential hazards they are aware of.

Should an accident happen the Group Leader must complete an accident form within 24 hours of the accident. A copy can be obtained from the Business Secretary.

Data Protection

All Group Leaders are reminded to bear in mind the Data Protection Act when holding information about members, including their contact details.

Legal Helpline

National Office have available a Legal Helpline 01455 251500, Scheme Number 70494. Please do not give this number to non-U3A members.

U3A MENU

Message Board

Supper Gala Evening - 17th March
For details about this event, click on the Social Events Information tab in the U3A Menu list (4th item down). Tickets .... read more
Posted by Carole Coxon on 20th January 2018


Revised Walking Diary for Jan/Feb and March 2018
Please click the link above (Download PDF file) to see a copy of the Revised Walking Diary for January, February and Mar.... read more
Posted by Keith Purvis on 15th January 2018


Social Day - North Wales U3A Network
Social Day – North Wales U3A Regional Network Thursday, 22nd March, 2018 at Llanfairfechan Town Hall, 10:30 am till.... read more
Posted by Chris Coxon on 29th November 2017