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, Exotic belly 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

April 16th Monday at 2pm to see the cherry blossom at Ashfield House, Lincol Road, Branston, Lincoln LN4 1NS. Cost £7 to include refreshments

May 16th at 1000am at Holly House, Fishtoft Drove. Frithville Cost £5

June 12th at the Moat, Newton, NG34 0ED at 2pm Cost £7 to include refreshments

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 Wedmesday 2nd May 2018 at Denise’s house, Mavis Enderby at 2pm

Family History Group 


 NEXT MEETING Friday 14th April 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


 28th March   The George & Dragon, Hagworthingham

April 25th The Windmill, Burgh le Marsh Val Pinner & Jean Clarke

May 23rd The Duke of Wellington, Midville. Gary and Helen Cole

June 27th The Abbey Lodge, Kirkstead by Susi Thompson  

Future venues to be advised at monthly meeting


Meet your Android Group -

The next meeting of this Group will be the Monday 16th April 2018 at 1000am at Colin Gray’s house, 39 Station Road, Halton Holegate, 

IPAD User Group -

The next meeting of the IPAD User Group will be on Tuesday 17th April 2018 at 2pm  David Stonehouse’s house 4 Bowmans Ridge, Hundleby

The Theatre Group will be organising the following theatre outings


Thursday 10th May 2018 at Boston West Cinema - a live screening of Macbeth the Opera

Thursday 14th June 2018 at 7.45pm Tolethorpe Theatre, near Stamford “The Merchant of Venice” by William Shakespeare. Includes coach travel from Spilsby. Price to be confirmed.

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

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 5th June 2018 at 2.30pm



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.