Birds of Poole Harbour  Once again, a series of boat trips to see the birds in Poole Harbour has been organised by this group.  For more information or to book tickets, visit their website.  Alternatively, tickets are available at their new information centre on Poole Quay.


Holiday in Croatia and Slovenia  A member of Shaftesbury and Gillingham U3A is organising a visit in June 2019 in conjunction with a travel company, and is inviting members of other U3As to join it.  An information booklet is available, and full details are on their website.


Verwood U3A trips  Verwood U3A arrange a series of visits each term and occasionally they have vacancies which are open to members of other U3As.  For further information, see their website.


East Dorset’s War On Saturday 10th November there will be a series of talks and presentations exploring East Dorset’s role in the First World War.  This is taking place at QE School.  Booking is essential.  Further information and tickets (£5 or £10 with a buffet lunch) are available from the Tourist Information Centre, or the event website.


Festival of Social Science Bournemouth University is running several events as part of the national Festival of Social Science, between 3rd and 10th November.  Events include: ‘ Creative Responses to Ageing and Loneliness’; ‘Communicating Empathy in a Post-Brexit Landscape’ and ‘Tax Havens and International Finance Centres’.  The events are free, but places must be booked.  Full details are on their website.


New multi-use trail at Kingston Lacy  “The trail passes through beautiful forest and along old carriage drives that were originally created by the Bankes family. The 4.7 km flat route is suitable for walkers, runners, users of adapted wheelchairs and cyclists of all ages and abilities. The trail is also ideal for families who can choose between a shorter route to the Woodland Play Area, ideal for little legs and balance bikes, and a longer loop for more confident adventurers.”
Further information is available at their website.

Information about forthcoming events that may be of interest to members.  The details have been provided by outside organisations.

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