ANNOUNCEMENT - Updated

7th May 2020 : All Cardiff U3A meetings and events are cancelled until the end of August unless further information is given here. This closure may be extended as deemed necessary.

Coronavirus Advice - Updated - Welsh Government Advice 11th May 2020

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07/05/2020

SOMETHING different

Virtual Falmouth Sea Shanty Event 12th June

ACTIVE BODY

Exercise

Exercise videos aimed at mature folks like us

ACTIVE MIND

Archaeology- virtual 3D tours

Performances - More added almost daily

So many cropping up, they've moved to a separate page

Last updated 15/05/2020

Other Resources

Other learning and interest resources

Cadw Project on Castell Coch

On the Of Interest page - have a look

Online Courses

Links to free online courses

Cardiff Library

The service has free e-books, e-audio books, e-magazines, e-newspapers and ancestry resources that library members can access from their own devices.

The electronic catalogue can be accessed here:https://wales.ent.sirsidynix.net.uk/client/en_GB/card_en

and has resources for adults and children.

Residents who aren't currently library members can also join up online via the above link.

The teams have also put together lockdown activities including rhymetimes, Hands on History resources to give people a taster of the wealth of local history and heritage e-resources that are available and ‘how to' guides to help users get the best out of the online catalogue.

Visit the lockdown activities here:

https://www.cardiff.gov.uk/ENG/resident/Libraries-and-archives/Pages/default.aspx

Visit a Museum (virtually)

Online virtual tours of 10 museums

Shakespeare

Learn loads with the Shakespeare Trust

Talks & Lectures

The Arts Society

City Walking Tours

Virtual city walking tours from YouTube



JUST FOR FUN

NEW - Bus Pass Thursday's Trip to Usk

Weekly Quiz

Take the Quiz here - Answers and the next quiz on Wednesdays

updated 13/05/2020

Sudoku

Access a range of Sudoku puzzles - different levels - needs a printer

Crosswords & Puzzles

These are links to another website.

Virtual Bingo

Try this (not a recommendation, just something for fun)

On A Lighter Note

A Bit of Humour

See what the Bus Pass Thursday-ers got up to on The Caerleon Trip

Staying In touch

Updated - Thought Grazing

Use this blog which is open to all Cardiff U3A Members to post messages, comments, ideas...and now there is a discussion forum as well.

Updated - Zoom Video Conferencing

Group meetings via Zoom are available to convenors using a paid-for licence. This enables meetings to continue beyond the 40 minute limit available to the free version. Contact beacon@cardiffu3a.org.uk if you wish further details.

Zoom Bookings Calendar.

WhatsApp Groups

Send your mobile number by email to the contact named below and ask to join the group:

  • Book Group - Carole on 07974 365150 - now on Zoom
  • Current Affairs - Nonn on 07974 652176
  • History - Philip - now on Zoom
  • Writers 2 - Owen on 07840 164125

Our Own Facebook Page

Discussion Forum

Thursday Discussion Group has a forum to discuss topics - email tdg@cardiffu3a.org.uk

National Initiatives

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