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                   Summer Learning Break 

                     August 7th – 10th 2017

               The Hawkhills, Easingwold


Have you thought about what you’ll be up to next summer?

Escape to our regional Summer Learning Break for a bit of stimulating relaxation!

  • Early booking is recommended as places are limited !
  • See yahru3a.co.uk for course introductory details and application form
  • We offer a reduced deposit of £50 if received before 1st March

(£150 thereafter)

The Venue

In response to feedback from previous summer schools, we realise the importance of comfort and relaxation as a key to a successful U3A residential.

The Hawkhills is a perfect backdrop for our Summer Learning Break

With its blend of contemporary and traditional styles, The Hawkhills Georgian and Victorian country house boasts a cosy bar, relaxing lounge and conservatory areas and an elegant period restaurant with a reputation for first class cuisine. The modern well-appointed conference facilities surround a light and airy coffee lounge, and the modern accessible accommodation block provides comfortable, hotel style double en-suite bedrooms with all amenities

Set off the A19 just south of Easingwold, and set within a 240 acre estate, you can take full advantage of the magnificent landscaped gardens, woods and parkland walks.

Course Topics to choose from:

Jane Austen: Her World and Her Books              Botanical Art Drawing

Philosophy                                                           Archaeology

Post War History of Britain                                  The Plantagenet Dynasty

Influential Thinkers In Psychology                       Cosmology

Costs for our 3 night top class residential Summer Learning break

Full Board Delegate £380                          Day Delegate     £190

Click here for more details

Click here for booking information and form


Askham Bryan, August 3rd, 2016

So it has happened, and what a day it was.  We have put some early pictures on our site already (click here).  But we would love to make a record of this fabulous day.  Will you get anyone who took photos or videos on the day to share it with everyone.  Perhaps they could email them to Acornmag@aol.com


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Region Events

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The Regional travel page

is now up and running.  So if you have spare places on any trip that you are organising, why not advertise it on this page click here


Speaker List

David Davies from Harrogate U3A has compiled a list of speakers that have given talks to U3As in our region.  To download list see Flyers opposite.