Class Archives

U3A celebrates the class experiences here with photos and a description about what has happened.

Bushwalking

Bushwalking photos and walk descriptions and maps and the year’s program.

The Program

The Walks

Film Club

The film club meets every two weeks to view mostly classic movies as well as more contemporary interesting movies.

So far this year we have watched these movies.

2022 Movies

Propaganda Class

Stephen Carisbrooke’s propaganda class. Stephen in action with an enraptured audience.

Cycling

 

Malmsbury via Metcalfe Road 24th May

Six of us rode to Malmsbury via Metcalfe Road and back via Lauriston Reservoir Road.
Great Autumn day 🍂 Ride
Coffee ☕ at Malmsbury Bakery in the Courtyard
 
 
 
Check out my activity on Strava: https://strava.app.link/LngiWtLqVqb
 

Malmsbury Bakehouse 7th June Ride

After much discussion we decided to ride on this cold 😰 unpredictable Day
One minute rain then sun and cold but the three of us were glad we rode today.
We soon warmed up, we felt invigorated by being out there.
To Malmsbury Bakery for Coffee
Hasn’t stopped raining in Kyneton since Friday!

Coliban Reservoir Ride 14th June

Five of us headed out for a bike ride at 10.30am. Cold & Wintery but no rain.

Short ride led by Mary, to Coliban Reservoir via Springhill Road & back again via Harpers Lane.

Around 20kms

Coffee at the Social Foundry Cafe

Enjoyable Ride.

Mowbrays Loop Tuesday 21st June 2022

Three of us did the Mowbrays Loop
 
After heavy rain during the night it was nice to be able to ride on this Wintery day.
 
We headed for Pipers Creek Road, up Batters Lane, down Cobb & Co. Lane into Three Chain Road
Road into Browbray, and back via Anderson Road, up Chasers Lane and home.
 
Around 35kms
 
Coffee at the Social Foundry.
 
U3A term finishes this Friday 24th June, and resumes again on the 11th July.
 
 
Check out my activity on Strava: https://strava.app.link/VckTM2Qk5qb
 

Malmsbury Bike ride for the 19th July

5 of us rode out today to Malmsbury, always a great ride, especially with such cold wintery  weather .

Went via Metcalfe Road, and back via Lauriston Reservoir Road.

Of course Coffee at the Bakehouse!

Turned out a great day for Cycling. 

After 3 weeks of not riding it’s always great to do  one of  our favourite routes

Check out my activity on Strava: https://strava.app.link/hJaZJ44DMrb

Our Route to Malmsbury from Kyneton and back again.

Cobb & Co Road 2nd August 2022

Three of us rode down Cobb & Co Rd with a nice Tail wind, and back via Cheveley Road with Gusty Cold 😰
heads winds!
 
Coffee at the Social Foundry.
 
 
Check out my activity on Strava: https://strava.app.link/XdcWDPwuesb

Malmsbury Loop: Metacalfe Road to Malmsbury Ride. 9th August 2022

Five of us rode to via Metcalfe Road to Malmsbury for Coffee and then back via Lauriston Reservoir.

We did a little loop around town to get our 30km up!
 
 
At the Res.

Carlsruhe via Chases Lane and Batters Lane 14th August 2022

Four of us managed a ride on this cold wet winter day.
 
Chases Lane Loop via Batters Lane and a ride around the town for a total of 26.60 km 
 
Coffee at Grist Bakery on Piper Street.
 
Carlsruhe: Chases Lane via Batters Lane

Mowbrays Loop 6th September 2022

 
A good gathering of seven of us rode Mowbrays Loop via Cobb & Co Road, Three Chain Road onto Mowbrays Road, Right into  Anderson Rd and back to Kyneton via Chases Lane
 
Pleasant Wintery day ride🚴🚴
 
Coffee at Grist Bakery ☕
 
Mowbrays Loop via Cobb & Co, and Three Chains Road and back to Kyneton

Woodend Ride on 13th September 2022

Five of us rode to Woodend via Cobb & Co. Road, turned right into Springvale Road, then left into Cheveley Road and onto the Avenue of Honour.
 
Stopped for Coffee at Bourkies Bakehouse, Woodend.
 
Then Back via Old Lancefield Road, onto Cobb & Co. Road again, and back to Kyneton. 41.9 kilometers!
 
It’s Still Cold and Wintery😰
 

Taradale Ride 9th October 2022

Seven of us rode the Taradale Loop today, led by Robert Rouse.
We started at the Mill in Wards Lane, onto Metcalfe Road, then after 10 kilometres, turned left towards Taradale. We rode under the beautiful Taradale historic Viaduct, back up the old Calder Highway towards Malmsbury, where we enjoyed our coffee at the Bakery.
Enjoyable day for bike.
 
 

Malmsbury 11th October 2022

Seven of us rode to Malmsbuy via Batters Lane, down Pipers Creek Road, onto the Metcalfe Rd, left into East Malmsbury Road and Coffee at the Bakery

Went back the way we came and ended up doing around 35km by the time we looped around Kyneton.

Easy Ride

Map of ride to Malmsbury

Checking out the reservoirs:  18th October 2022

Five of us rode via Lauriston Reservoir Road, onto the Reservoir Road, then onto Malmsbury Reservoir to check out the water Levels. 
Coffee at Malmsbury Bakery
Ended up doing around 35km. Nice day for a ride.
 
 
 
 

Coliban Reservoir (to check the  water levels!!!)  25th October 2022

Three of us brave intrepid cyclists rode to the Coliban Reservoir, to check out water levels.

Ended up being a challenging ride with no rain, warm & humid, but more rain to come.
 
Coffee at Malmsbury Bakery and rode home via the Kyneton Airfield, 42kilometres.
 
 
 
 

Malmsbury 8th November 2022

Six of us rode via Lauriston Reservoir Road to Malmsbury for Coffee, always one of our favourite coffee stops,  There are so many different ways to get there, it’s never boring!

We then rode back via Fiddlers Green Road to check out the beautiful properties along the way and did a loop around Kyneton.

Best weather for a Bike Ride!


Mens’ Kitchen – 2

The Mens’ Kitchen Class is going strong again, with a full complement on board!
This class is in combination with the Daylesford U3A and meets at Glenlyon.
Enjoy the Gallery of photos below from the latest cook up on the 14th September.
 
Click on an image to expand it.
 

Mens’ Kitchen 2 had to brave the weather for their 12th. October BBQ COOKING class.