Spilsby U3A

Open Day and Musical extravaganza to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the U3A

at the Franklin Hall, Spilsby on Friday 14th september 2018 between 10am to 4pm.

Everyone welcome

Musical entertainment includes U3A singers, Ukele Band, Turkish Dancers along with exhibitions of some of the many activities undertaken by U3A members.

Hot & cold food available. Teas and coffees.

Gardening Group

Visits 2018


July 4th Easton Walled gardens, near Grantham at 11.00am to see the spectacular Sweet Peas. Cost £7.50 per person.

September 20th at 10.30am at John Cullen’s garden, Eagle lodge, Archers Lane. Algarkirk, Boston PE20 2AG no cost

German Conversation Group

 The German Conversation Group is currently looking for new members. As the title suggests members should be able to converse in German so this is not suitable for beginners.

Contact Kate Mitchell on mitchell.kate@btinternet.com

Scrabble Group

The next Meeting of the U3A Scrabble Group will be 4th July  2018 at 4 Bowmans Ridge, Hundleby at 2pm


We are contacting you from the Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod in North Wales.

The Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod has welcomed the world to Wales every summer since 1947. Each year around 4,000 performers from over 35 countries converge on Llangollen, a picturesque Welsh town, to sing and dance in a unique combination of music, dance and international peace and friendship.

Six days of music and folk dance from all over the world in one place

We currently have a special offer exclusively to U3As which we hope your group may be interested in booking. Please find details below:


3-8 JULY

 50% OFF day time tickets from Wednesday the 4th to Saturday the 7th of July, for a group of 5 or more.

How to book

Online  www.llangollen.net

Email  tickets@llangollen.net

Phone 01978 862001

Family History Group 


 NEXT MEETING Friday 13th July 2018 2.30 pm.

 From immediate effect the Family History Group will now meet on the 2nd Friday of each month

 3 Grace Swan Close, Hundleby, PE23 5LT 

01790 753895  Janet Gordon – Co-ordinator.

Please let Janet know if you wish to attend or again if you will be absent.

This is an informal group lead by David Stonehouse and  gives time for research, problem solving, etc.,  whether you are a beginner or more experienced.


 Use of Ancestry.com,  Family Search and other websites is available.


Guest Speakers may be invited from time to time.


The group may also choose to work on special projects and visit places of interest in the future.


Luncheon Group

Luncheon Group organiser and venue for 2018

June 27th The Abbey Lodge, Kirkstead by Susi Thompson  

July 26th Royal Oak, Little Cawthorpe by Paul Jackson

August 22nd Barley Mow, Friskney Marion & Colin Gray

September 26th The Eaves, Little Steeping Jan McCartney & Joyce Moore

October 24th Red Lion, Raithby by Jackie Ayers & Simon Shotton

November 28th Royal Oak, Candlesby by Gill Clark & Greta Cooke

December 14th (Friday) The Windmill, Burgh-le-Marsh by Mary Flynn

Future venues to be advised at monthly meeting


Meet your Android Group -

The next meeting of this Group will be the Tuesday 10th July 2018 at 1000am at David Stonehouse’s house 4 Bowmans Ridge, Hundleby ,

PAD User Group -

The next meeting of the IPAD User Group will be on Tuesday 10th July 2018 at 2pm   at Colin Gray’s house, 39 Station Road, Halton Holegate


The Theatre Group will be organising the following theatre outings


Friday 6th July at 7.30pm at Louth Riverhead Theatre “West Side Story” Tickets £9 each

Saturday 22nd September 2018 at 7.30pm Last Night of the Proms at Louth Riverhead Theatre

Saturday 22nd September 2018 at 7.30pm at Boston Blackfriars Theatre “Madame Butterfly”

Friday, 2nd November 2018 at Nottingham Theatre Royal, at 2.00pm “Joseph & the Technicolor Dreamcoat” Coach & Ticket.

Saturday 17th November at Louth Riverhead Theatre “Lest we Forget”Tickets at £10

December 2018 Thursford Spectacular, Thursford, Norfolk. Tickets to include coach, theatre and meal. Deposits of £10 required in February 2018 when more details are known.

see Keith Larcombe at the U3A monthly meeting or telephone him on 07904 261134

The next Theatre Group meeting will be held at Mary’s House, 35 Ashby Road, Spilsby on Tuesday 7th August 2018 at 2.30pm



Message from Lincolnshire Police Headquarters, Engagement Team

HM Revenue & Customs

A scam email with HM Revenue & Customs heading has been reported to Lincolnshire Police, including a sub heading “You may be able to get a tax rebate of £-:- from the last year annual calculation of your fiscal activity”

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) will never use texts or email to tell you about a tax rebate or penalty, or ask for personal or payment information. Please report any misleading website, email or phone number to Action Fraud www.actionfraud.police.uk/report_fraud or contact Lincolnshire Police on Tel 101

Mileage rates. Please be aware that the Committee have agreed that the rates for the use of private motor vehicles has increased from the 1st October 2010 from 20p to 30 pence per mile. In calculating this rate please multiply the mileage for your return journey by 30 pence and divide by the number of  occupants in the vehicle, including the driver.

For example: A return journey of 20 miles in a car with 4 occupants =           20 multiplied by 30 is £6 divided by 4 is £1.50 per person for the journey.