Stour Valley U3A

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Stour Valley U3A has set up a number of support systems for members during the coronavirus pandemic. These include dedicated helplines for those self-isolating in East Bergholt, Manningtree, Mistley and Lawford to help with basic needs such as food shopping and prescription collection. A general support group for members is also available for those living in East Bergholt.

Lectures for July, August and September are cancelled. We are awaiting details of how permitted ‘small group’ activities may allow some of our interest groups to resume.

Curry group members enjoyed a spicy takeaway in June courtesy of members able to undertake the task instead of the usual monthly outing.
Zoom is taking off with a number of groups including science, French conversation and philosophy continuing their activities using the video-conferencing platform. Never too old to learn!

A newsletter circulated each month to all members keeping them informed of news and updates.

For further information contact chairman Graham Manuel ( or secretary Sue Basted (

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