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U3A Photograph album 2011

This Page contains Photographs taken during Group activities during 2011 as well as other photographs

U3A Group Trip to London June 2011

Bridge Group

Core Meeting

Craft Group

Garden Visits

Painting Group

Photography

Play Reading and Drama Workshop Group

Questers

Ramblers

Ramblers Two

Scrabble

Writers Group

 

 


U3A Group Trip to London June 2011

On Monday 20th June Gill and Peter Westlake organised a coach trip to London.

The trip included a tour of The Houses of Parliament and the Wallace Collection

(Photographs by Alan Cox)

 

   

 

  

 

 

 

As the Coach leaves we start our day                                   

 

    

 

    

 

   

 

 It looks like a school outing

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

Inside Westminster Hall

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Wallace Collection

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tea for 'two' at the Wallace Collection

 

 

After a long day waiting for the homeward bound coach

 


 

Bridge Group

The following photographs were taken by Alan Cross during the Bridge Groups Luncheon on 18th February 2011

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Core Meeting

Members at the February Core Meeting - Photograph taken by Roy Hands

 

 

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Craft Group Photographs

 

Craft Exhibition Held 18th April 2011

 

Craft Group

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Garden Visit Photographs

 

 

 

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Painting Group Photographs

   

     

                                                                    

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Photography Group Pictures

The Photography Group have launched their 2011 Photography Exhibition to see the prints in this exhibition click here

Some of the Monotone pictures presented at the March 2011 Group Meeting

 

Walk Before the Storm - Trevor Doyle                                       Budapest Government Buildings - Roy Hands

 

Kenilworth Castle - Peter Calver                                      Breakers Decay - Trevor Doyle

 

 

Packington Church (Bromoil) - Roy Hands                                 Shakespeare's School Stratford upon Avon - Peter Calver

 

   

 

Alfie the Alpaco - Trevor Doyle                                            Dovedale - Jim Melville 

 

   

Meriden Churchyard - Iain Roxburgh                                              Scottish Parliament - Jim Melville

 

Some of the Spring Photographs presented at the May 2011 Group Meeting

 

 

                     Amsterdam Market and Tulips at the Keukenhof Gardens in the Netherlands  - Richard Daymond     

 

   

Bluebells at Millison's Wood  and Apple blossom at Wightwick Manor  - Richard Daymond

 

 

 

Apple Blossom and Daffodils at Coughton Court     and Bluebells in Coughton Woods  - Peter Calver

 

Kenilworth Castle  - Trevor Doyle

 

 

Lets Dig - Trevor Doyle                                                                      Waiting For Bathers  - Trevor Doyle

 

 

Tulips  - Trevor Doyle                                                                        Vacancies  -  Trevor Doyle

 

 

Berkswell Church - Trevor Doyle                                                      Kenilworth Clearway - Trevor Doyle

 

 

Berkswell and Balsall Common

Views of Balsall Common (Roy Hands)

 

    

    

 

Views of Berkswell (Richard Daymond)

 

 

 

   

 

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Play Reading and Drama Workshop Photographs

 

September 2011 Meeting toasting Brigit Johnson on her 95th Birthday          Audrey Davies Coordinator

 

                                                   Members of the group at their September Meeting

 

                                                     

 

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Questers Photographs

At Bickenhill Fire Station

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Ramblers Photographs

 Near Maxstoke (2008)                                   Near Black Boy Pub (2009)                          Meriden Shafts  June 2009

 

7th December 2010 walk near Hatton Hospital during hoar frost temperature was -5oC

 

Ramblers Group Christmas Lunch December 2010

 

 

 

On 16th February 2011 25+ members of the Ramblers Group met at Catherine de Barnes and enjoyed a 4 mile ramble

Thanks to Alan Cross and Iain Roxburgh for the photographs

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

The last two pictures are memorials on the outer wall of the Whale Tankers site near Ravenshawe. 

The are in memorial to employees who passed away during their working life.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

On 16th March 2011 the group met at Clifford Chambers  for a walk through the nearby Warwickshire Country Side

Thanks to Sandra Heard for planning and leading the walk and to Alan Cross and Peter Calver for these photographs.

 

     

A bit late to plan the route now Sandra !!!                                    Lost again

 

   

Striding Out

 

 

 

     

Which path do we take?                                                   Is it me or the house!!

 

 

I must have dropped it here somewhere                                                 Rest a while

At the pub afterwards

 

5th April - Corley Moor

 

Crossing the M6

 

 

Ah Daylight                                                                                             Look Sweeties

 

 

Crossing the Field

 

Watched by the Natives                                                                        Corley Moor (Bog)

                                          Traversing Corley Moor our Boots were clean for the first 5 miles

 

26th April the Ramblers Group met at Dorridge and walked around Packwood in the Spring Sunshine

admiring the Bluebells and wild spring flowers

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3rd May 2011 Lapworth

 

 

Around Bushwood

 

 

Approaching Lapworth Church

 

  

Lapworth Church

 

 

Nearly back to the car park via Lapworth locks

 

18th May 2011 saw the group meet at the Queen and Castle in Kenilworth and take a 5 mile ramble

 

                            

                             Martin Richards the Group Coordinators marshalls the troops.

 

        

This ramble was organised and lead by Francis Critoph (left photograph) assisted by Sandra Heard.

 

 

 

     

 

                         

 

7th June 2011 saw the ramblers met at Hunningham for a walk around Hunningham, Marton and Eathorpe villages

in Warwickshire

 

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The walk leader David Green addressing the walkers

  

 

 

 

 

 

     

 

  

 

                                                                                                             After all that walking one needs nourishment  back at the Pub

 

June 15th saw the Ramblers meet at Hockley Heath for a walk that took in Lapworth and Nuthurst

 

 

Rod Hatton was the leader for this ramble

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                          

 

20th July 2011 the Ramblers met at Wootton Wawen for a walk through the local countryside.

 

 

Phil Hammond instructing the troops

 

 

 

         Oooh is that a bull in this field

 

 

                                                                                                                

   

 

 

                                                                                                                   On the Final Leg of the ramble with the pub in sight

 

17th August the Ramblers met at the University of Warwick, walked through the grounds and over to the Kenilworth Greenway

This walk was led by Marie-Louise Marsden and Judy Hurrion

 

   

                                                    Marie-Louise Marsden describing the route

 

    

What time are we going!!                                                                            Leaving the Varsity Public house

 

    

                                                                   Walking through the University Grounds

 

   

 

 

 

   

                                                                                                                    Exercising on the way !!

 

   

Walking across the fields shows how dry the ground is.  We just got through the footpath in time before the Combine Harvesters moved in

 

October 2011 saw the Ramblers doing a walk around Yarningdale Common

 

    

 

19th October 2011 the Ramblers walked from Claverdon to Preston Bagot returning via Yarningdale Common

 

  

 

   

 

    

 

   

 

  

Preston Bagot Church

 

 

Having a Rest at Yarningdale Aqueduct (Stratford Canal)

 

November 19th over 20 Ramblers enjoyed a circular walk starting and finishing at Tanworth in Arden

 

        

 

   

 

   

 

                                 

 

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Ramblers Two Photographs

 

Ramblers Two walkers in Hay Wood in April 2011

 

 

 

In August the Ramblers Group 2 walked around Berkswell to see the Harvest time

 

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Scrabble Group

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Writers Group

       The Writers at their July 2011 Meeting

 

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