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GLACIATION AND ITS IMPACT ON THE LANDSCAPE

GLACIATION AND ITS IMPACT ON THE LANDSCAPE

Dr Richard Waller, senior lecturer in Geography at Keele University, gave a fascinating and informative account by Zoom of the formation, movement and effects of glaciation to an audience of over 60 members of Penrith and North Lakes U3A group last week. He explained that 10% of the world’s land surface is covered by glaciers and ice sheets, showing illustrations of well-known examples including La Mer de Glace in France and Grosser Aletschgletscher in Switzerland. Seeing his first glacier at…

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Diaries

Diaries

U3A diaries for 2021 are now available, price £3, please contact the Treasurer:- Denise Walker, at pnlu3atreasurer@outlook.com if you would like one.

Keeping in touch

Keeping in touch

At the moment, when meeting face to face is difficult, we are all trying to communicate in other ways. It is therefore more important than ever that we have up to date contact details for you.  So if you have moved or changed your telephone number or email address please let us know using the Existing Members, Update of Contact Details form on the Policies and Procedures page. Penrith and North Lakes U3A has started to hold monthly meetings on…

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U3A ROCKS AND MINERALS TALK BY ROGER LEECH VIA ZOOM

U3A ROCKS AND MINERALS TALK BY ROGER LEECH VIA ZOOM

U3A ROCKS AND MINERALS TALK BY ROGER LEECH VIA ZOOM Penrith and North Lakes U3A had their first monthly meeting via Zoom with about 50 members taking part. This was an excellent, lively and well-illustrated talk with an exploration of rocks and minerals both above and below ground. With a father who was an engineer, Roger Leech’s early family experiences in Africa and elsewhere sparked his interest in rocks and minerals. His own career was as a scientist, initially focusing…

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Penrith and North Lakes U3A members.

Penrith and North Lakes U3A members.

Email sent to Penrith and North Lakes U3A members. This has been sent to all members with an email address and if you haven’t received it do check your junk mail. Dear Members This has been a very difficult year for us all.  When lockdown started in March, Penrith and North Lakes U3A had to suspend its activities.  We hoped to be able restart our monthly meetings when the situation improved but unfortunately the current situation is a deteriorating one…

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Equipment available to groups on loan

Equipment available to groups on loan

Equipment is available on loan to convenors or other group members.  Most is kept in the store next to the Players Theatre.  Anyone wanting to borrow equipment should make arrangements with one of the following committee members, probably to meet at the store to collect and later to return the equipment. Josie Dunlop on 01768 892690 or pnlu3achair@gmail.com Andrea Willett on 01768 864400 or andrea.willett@btopenworld.com Equipment available: Digital projectors with remote controls (3) Laptop computers (2) to use with the…

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