General Notices

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Thursday 26th April: Royal Festival Hall to hear the RPO, conducted by Pinchas Zuckerman who is also the solo violinist. Programme is: Sibelius, the Swan of Tuonela; Bruch, Violin Concerto; Elgar, Sospiri and Elgar, Variations on an Original Theme ‘Enigma’. Cost £28 all inclusive; last date for booking is 20th March.

Thursday 17th May: It’s back to the Barbican to hear the LSO conducted by Michael Tilson Thomas – Janine Jansen, violin – Sibelius violin concerto and symphonies 6 and 7. Cost £28 inclusive and last date for booking Thursday 12th April.

Sunday 24th June: also at the Barbican, the LSO feature violinist  Nicola Benedetti playing Shostakovich Violin Concerto No. 1 and Symphony No. 10 conducted by Gianandrea Noseda. It should be a great concert. Cost £28 all inclusive and last date for booking Friday18th May.

Booking forms from me or at the Concert Group table at monthly meetings.
Valerie Morey


Tuesday 5th June: (City & Villages)

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Enjoy the beautiful Suffolk countryside made famous by John Constable. We travel to East Bergholt to meet our Guide and enjoy refreshments at the Church (included). From here we travel the short distance to Flatford Mill. Next we have free time in the village of Dedham to explore and have lunch. Finally we visit the Garden & Arboretum at East Bergholt Place before returning to Hertford. Cost approx. £45. Bookings being taken at Hertford Theatre on Monday 9th April at monthly meeting.

Diane Brewster

Tickets are now available for the  2pm matinee on 6th September for this wonderful musical show at The London Palladium.

Cost £58.50 including coach.

Please contact

Rita Jeynes (Telephone number in April Contact)

Thursday 3rd May Open to All


Ashmolean Museum Entrance February 2018

Coach trip to The Ashmolean Museum in Oxford to see the “America's Cool Modernism Exhibition O'Keefe to Hopper”. This will be the first exhibition to explore the ‘cool’ in American Art in the early 20th century, from early experiments in abstraction by artists like Georgia O'Keefe, Arthur Dove and Paul Strand to the strict, clean precisionist paintings of Charles Sheeler and Charles Demuth. Showcasing significant examples of American art produced during the roaring 1920s and Depression-era 1930s.

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We are unable to run the tour to Portsmouth , but have been offered Swansea as an alternative for the same dates.
We will be staying at The Marriott Hotel, Swansea. Itinerary to include ; Tewkesbury on the outward journey, visits to The Royal Mint, Aberdulais Falls (NT), Welsh National Botanic Gardens, a boat trip on the river Tawe, a ride on the Gwili Steam Railway and a half day free to explore the delights of Swansea.

We will call at Swindon on the way home with the option of the McArthur Glen shopping outlet or the Steam Museum ( admission not included )
The basic price remains at £435pp, Insurance £23.75 if required, Single Supplement £75. There will be a £5.20 charge for the Falls for non NT members.

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Based at the York House Sea Front Hotel, in Eastbourne from Sunday April 15th to Friday April 20th 2018 We will use Norman Allen Group Travel.

Day 1: depart Hertford/Ware, visit Ightham Mote (National Trust, NT) en route to Eastbourne.
Day 2: Blue Badge guided tour of Eastbourne (comfort stop Queens Hotel) followed by afternoon guided visit to Michelham Priory (lunch stop).
Day 3: morning visit to Bateman’s (NT): lunch and photo stop at Bodiam Castle (NT), afternoon in Hastings (opportunity to visit Jerwood Gallery or fishing port and beach).

11.00am TO 3.30pm
Village Hall Woolmer Green

900 158 Ahnentafel Herzog Ludwig
The Herts Network of U3As has arranged a Study Day focusing on Genealogy and Family history on the 4th July. CLICK HERE for further information and a poster.
Booking forms are available from Liz Chamberlain.