Coronavirus Support Page

This page has been created to communicate support and useful links during these times of isolation. This area of the Windsor U3A website is a place where members can share ideas and thoughts, suggest what groups are doing to still continue, and give links to helpful areas.

Facebook links:    • Windsor U3A In Touch    • U3A Keeping In Touch

Windsor U3A

Members contributions

Land’s End to John O’Groats

Our intrepid new chairman, Peter Todd, starts off a series of Travellers’ Tales in which members share their memories of past holidays and adventures. Here are more photos from his epic cycle trip.
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The Invisible World

We live in an invisible world of bacteria and viruses. They were running our planet billions of years before the first little Homo Sapiens came creeping from the forests of Africa, and we have been relying on them for life, and fighting to survive them and other pathogens,…
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Saxophone held by player

Music groups make the most of lock-down

As mentioned in the closing editorial of July’s Newsletter, Malcolm Hellings, a member of several of Windsor U3A’s varied music groups, has been organising the distribution (by e-mail) of pdf play lists submitted by himself and other group members over recent months. This project has become the Music…
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Bluebells in the trees in Black Park

Nature soothes 2

Alan Wheeler’s photos from walks in Black Park, Langley Park, Wraysbury and the Grand Union canal at Harefield
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Unframed floral watercolour painting

Watercolours preview

On 12 June 2020, Margaret Kelly wrote “Just sending some flower watercolours and oil painting of Dutch Barn Iowa work in progress.
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Interactive July 2020 Newsletter

Thank you everyone who has responded to my appeal for contributions to this month’s newsletter. It is a bumper issue and I have been able to include only a selection and have précised some pieces. If your contribution does not appear this month, it may be published in…
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Interactive June 2020 Newsletter

Many new ways and means of keeping in contact are emerging and Windsor U3A will try to help members by implementing ideas suggested by U3A Trust and other U3A groups nationwide, to make it as easy as possible to stay in touch and to keep learning during lockdown.
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Making Scrubs for the NHS

Several members have been very busy sewing scrubs items for the NHS in various areas, here are their achievements and reflections.
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Third Age Trust

U3A Life in Lockdown video

The U3A have launched their film – U3A Life in Lockdown. This film is a visual snapshot of just some of the amazing ways U3A is staying connected with each other.
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Mindfulness with U3A

Quoted from Third Age Trust website: “U3A members are invited to join weekly mindfulness sessions hosted on the our YouTube Channel and run by the mindfulness Subject Adviser, Nancy Taylor.
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Mr Motivator with U3A goes live

Mr Motivator has teamed up with U3A for a series of exercising videos. The fitness personality, best known for his brightly-coloured outfits and enthusiastic work-outs, has created a six-day long programme for U3A members
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U3A How-To Technology links

The Third Age Trust has compiled a list of useful and comprehensive links to various on-line resources to help with setting up new methods of staying in touch with fellow members, friends and family.
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Local Information

Useful topics of local news

External Interests

Links to areas of interest