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We do not have a Group with the sole purpose of organising excursions to places of interest both locally and further afield. But that doesn’t mean that we never leave the Burton Joyce area.
Instead, from time to time individual members take it upon themselves to organise one-
Also some of our Groups arrange visits either as part of their normal activities, such as our Antiques and Collectibles Groups who go to various Antiques Fairs, or arrange visits to locations of interest to their Group, such as our Gardening Groups who occasionally visit particular gardens. Whilst these are normally restricted to members of the organising Group, sometimes the Group does open up participation in the visits to non-
Our travel arrangements depend on the distance from Burton Joyce and number of people participating in the event. So private cars, the community minibus or a hired coach can be used in any combination as required.
Examples of excursions in 2013 were a visit to HRH The Prince of Wales’s Highgrove Estate in Gloucestershire, and the well-
In 2015, there was a holiday in France organised by our U3A, which included Nancy and Strasbourg.
We have several visits planned for 2016.
All trips whether organised by one of our Groups as part of its activities, or
by one of our members specifically
for the benefit of our members are
fully covered by our insurance.
Unfortunately, we do not allow non-
The costs of such outings are borne
by the members participating, and
any excess funds are returned to the participants or become part of our general U3A funds as our members
are not permitted to gain financially
from U3A activities.