Double celebration for members of Doncaster u3a group

Doncaster u3a held a double celebration recently with a picnic in Elmfield Park to mark the organisation’s 40th year since launching in this country, alongside the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee extended weekend.

Sunday, 19th June 2022, 2:59 pm
Updated Sunday, 19th June 2022, 3:00 pm

Gazebos were put up, food and drink was brought along by members and outdoor games were played.

At 12.30pm they drank a toast to the continued good health of both the u3a and Her Majesty.

Doncaster u3a has 300-plus members who take part in over 30 activities organised locally, these range from local history, French, walking cricket and gardening to film studies, photography and eating out.

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u3a members enjoying the celebrations

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A spokesman said: “The local lads gathered in the nearby park shelter helped to finish some of the left over food before we packed everything away having successfully dodged the rain.”

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u3a members enjoying the celebrations

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The table centre made by a member