Honorary Life Membership of U3A

Elizabeth and Howard Brown were awarded Honorary Life Membership of the Stewartry U3A when they retired from the Committee at the Annual General Committee on 28 November.  The award was…

New Groups

Two new groups have been proposed, Memoir Writing and a Group for Amateur or budding artists For more information see the Groups page

2018 Membership

On 28 November (before the AGM) existing and new members can register from 1.15pm at the Parish Church, Queen Street, Castle Douglas.   To streamline the process please bring your cheque…

Monthly meeting – 28 November

Our speaker this month is Stewartry U3A member, Prof Don Cowell.  Many of us were present to enjoy his talk in 2015 on Kirkcudbright Jail and he is back by…

AGM – Tuesday, 28 November

Our 9th AGM will be held at 2pm on Tuesday, 28 November at our usual venue, Castle Douglas Parish Church on Queen Street. You will have received the Agenda and…

Trips to Edinburgh – Christmas market, museums and shopping

Thursday 30th November – This trip is now fully booked. Monday 4th December – A duplicate trip to Edinburgh – see the Upcoming Events page for more information

Painting the Modern Garden: Monet to Matisse

Members of our French and Gardening groups had the opportunity to join local Art Fund members for their event, ‘Painting the Modern Garden: Monet to Matisse’, which explored links between…

Monthly Meeting – 24 October

Fairtrade in Peru Our speaker will be Katherine Naylor who will talk about Fairtrade in Peru based on her visit to a Fairtrade Craft enterprise, Manos Amigas.  This is a…

Local History Group visit the Iron Age Roundhouse, Whithorn

Twelve members of our Local History group visited Whithorn on 5th October and what a wonderful experience we had!   After a delicious soup and sandwich lunch, Julia Muir-Watt, the…

Sunday Outings

  Report from the Sunday Outings Group The Sunday Outings Group is going strong. Recent outings have been to Southerness Lighthouse and the John Paul Jones Museum, and to Gatehouse…

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