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Bus trip to Kate Valley landfill and then Torlesse Wines

Bus trip to Kate Valley landfill and then Torlesse wines for lunch is planned for Tuesday 11th June. We leave Bishopdale Car Park at 9am returning at about 4pm. Cost $40 each ($25 for lunch and $15 for the bus). Wine tasting payable on the day by participants, $12 each. Organisers: Barrie and Carolyn Greenwood

Term 2 Course B Preview

International Conflict Presenter’s Profile Dr Marianne Hanson gained her Masters and Doctoral degrees from Oxford University. She subsequently taught at Oxford University, and then the University of Queensland, Australia, where she has been based for the past 28 years. Marianne’s area of academic specialisation is in international security, international law, and weapons control. She has …Read more…

2024 Timetable

Have you checked the 2024 Timetable?

Annual Report for 2023

This is available for download from the menu.

Financial Statement for 2023

A certified financial statement for 2023 is available for download from the menu.

Star Gazing

There are some links below if you are interested in visiting the Townsend Teece Telescope in the Arts Centre next year  – we start Open nights in April 2024 for the winter season. You could also visit the Canterbury Astronomical Society’s (CAS) observatory in West Melton ( They  have open nights on Friday nights too, …Read more…

Emergency Contacts

Circumstances may warrant urgent contacting of family or friends and your committee needs to have up-to-date information as to who that should be. Consequently, we would like you to send your Emergency Contact Details to the Treasurer and Enroller at the following email address: . The following details should be supplied: Your Name: Your Email …Read more…

Chapel Street Centre Car Parking

There are 22 marked car parks in the church grounds – access from Chapel St. There is also space for several (maybe 4 or 5) cars on the property right outside of the main entrance in a sealed area clear of the footpath. These should be reserved for genuinely disabled people and, perhaps, the speaker. …Read more…

Name Badges

If you would like another name badge, please inform the Secretary (Yvonne Evans) at a session or email her. Committee members have badges with a pink background. Those who have recently joined have a green background so we can warmly welcome them; all others have a white background. To change from green to white, let the Secretary …Read more…

Getting a Taste of U3A Okeover

U3A Okeover welcomes new members. If you are not currently a member but wish to attend a session to get a taste of what we offer you are welcome to join us for one session for just $5, but you must be invited and accompanied by a current member.