Visits with Verwood U3A:

Details of costs and further information is available from each visit organiser

Bristol and its Christmas Market; 23rd November; £10 per person: organiser

Thursford Christmas Spectacular, staying at Knights Hill Country Hotel, near Kings Lynn; 9th-11th December: organiser

Mayflower Theatre, Southampton, to see the musical “Buddy”; 9th January; £32; booking needed by 27th September: organiser


Birds of Poole Harbour is arranging a series of ‘Focus On’ events that aim to highlight the vast array of bird life we share the Harbour with throughout the winter months. All Focus On events are free of charge and will be fully accessible.  For further details, see the relevant pages of their website - for Guided Walks or Pop Up Events


Volunteers needed at White Mill National Trust are looking for people to join the team of volunteers at White Mill, near Sturminster Marshall.   There are 2 roles at the Mill;1. Welcoming visitors, checking membership cards, entry fees etc, 2. Small group tour guide, showing visitors around the Mill. Opening times are at weekends and Bank Holidays 12noon until 5pm, from April to the end of October.  For further details, speak to Gary Wathen and Sarah Cobb, custodians at White Mill, or phone 01258 858761.


Fancy a different Christmas experience? “HOST is an organisation whose mission is to generate intercultural exchange and friendship through offering hospitality to international students and very many of them are very keen to experience Christmas as celebrated by us here in the UK.  Their alternative may well be a lonely stay in empty halls of residence far from home and family. For this purpose we are always seeking new hosts.  We operate all year round, so if Festive hospitality is not possible it is still warmly welcomed at other times”.  Further details are on 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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