Next General Assembly - Thursday 5th September 2019 - Centre Polivalent, Murla - More Information

Group News

Egyptology Group Survives the Collapse of the New Kingdom

David Rohl

David led us through the last in the series of his excellent talks and he will be going ‘back to basics’ in the autumn. The collapse of the New Kingdom was caused by a whole series of events — famine, climate change and earthquakes which brought about the demise of other civilisations, Mycenaean Greece, the Hittite empire and the Babylonians. The Trojan War didn’t help, and Egypt was ‘invaded’ by a large number of people from across land and sea, which were known as the Sea Peoples. As they brought their wives and children with them, it was more a migration from their own lands than an actual invasion. This was followed by civil unrest in Thebes, with the tomb workers going on strike - the first ever recorded in history!

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Egyptology Premier Full House

On Monday 4th March a full house at the Jalon Town Hall was enthralled by the European Premiere of the Tim Mahoney’s Film – Patterns of Evidence: Exodus. The film, which was shown to millions in the USA on
Its US Premiere on a single night in February 2016.

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New Walking Group Urgently Needed

The Wednesday Wanderers is over-subscribed, so we need someone to help organise and lead a new group for those on the ‘waiting list’ who are very keen to get out and about in our wonderful countryside…but aren’t quite up to mountain climbing with Paul!   Please do get in touch with Marie Fitzgerald

Groups Co-ordinator

If you cannot find the group you are looking for, please contact us, and we will see if there are others with similar interests so that we can set up a new group for you.

Marie Fitzgerald & Teresa Tillbrook, Group Co-ordinators

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Wine Tasting at Parcent Bodega

Wine Tasting

On Wednesday 23rd January 18 members of the U3A Vall del Pop Wine Tasting group braved another cold and windy night to attend a wine tasting at the family-run Parcent bodega. The bodega was started in 2002 by Armando and Nuria Moras, brother and sister, where they focus on producing quality rather than quantity by selecting and hand picking their grapes at the optimum point of maturity.

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Events

22Jul
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Location:
Mountain Walkers (Monday & Thursday Groups).  Contact group leaders for locations and times. More Information (Monday)More Informa...
22Jul
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Location: Claudia's bar
This is a lively discussion group, meeting every other Monday in Jalon and tackling many different subjects, both topical and general. More...
22Jul
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Location: Cappucino
Members bring projects and queries and go away with answers and newly revitalised enthusiasm. Anything to do with yarn and thread is welcome...
22Jul
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Location:
Group creating decorative mosaics using glass and ceramics. The group buys materials to share, and we have all the necessary equipment to co...
22Jul
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Location: Padel Centre
Weekly Padel games.  Cost is €4 for 1.5 hours.  Bats and balls provided initially for new players.  Contact Group Leader for ...
22Jul
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Location:
Mountain Walkers (Monday & Thursday Groups).  Contact group leaders for locations and times. More Information (Monday)More Informa...
22Jul
intro.jpgMon 22 Jul
Location: Claudia's bar
This is a lively discussion group, meeting every other Monday in Jalon and tackling many different subjects, both topical and general. More...
22Jul
intro.jpgMon 22 Jul
Location: Cappucino
Members bring projects and queries and go away with answers and newly revitalised enthusiasm. Anything to do with yarn and thread is welcome...
22Jul
intro.jpgMon 22 Jul
Location:
Group creating decorative mosaics using glass and ceramics. The group buys materials to share, and we have all the necessary equipment to co...
22Jul
intro.jpgMon 22 Jul
Location: Padel Centre
Weekly Padel games.  Cost is €4 for 1.5 hours.  Bats and balls provided initially for new players.  Contact Group Leader for ...
23Jul
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Location: Multi Use Building
Ballroom Dancing is not only fun but insanely good for you.  No matter what your level of fitness, ballroom dancing is a great way to e...
23Jul
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Location: Aleluya Bar
Weekly games of Canasta.  You don’t need to come with a partner, and the rules are not too difficult to learn. We usually meet at Alel...
23Jul
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Location: Animo
Regular rehearsal for the Vall de Pop Singers. At our practices we sing a variety of songs including the Beatles, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Abba...
24Jul
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Location: Tourist Information

*****This Group is currently full – please contact Alan if you wish to go on the waiting list*****

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24Jul
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Location: Los Amigos Restaurant
Meeting of the Computer & Technology group offering help and advice (but not repairing broken equipment) and suggesting where to find fu...
05Sep
Thu 5 Sep
Location: Polivalent
Doors open at 10am for membership and Travel, Cultural and Entertainment events.Formal General Assembly starts at 11amRefreshments are avail...
03Oct
Thu 3 Oct
Location: Polivalent
Doors open at 10am for membership and Travel, Cultural and Entertainment events.Formal General Assembly starts at 11amRefreshments are avail...
07Nov
Thu 7 Nov
Location: Polivalent
Doors open at 10am for membership and Travel, Cultural and Entertainment events.Formal General Assembly starts at 11amRefreshments are avail...
05Dec
Thu 5 Dec
Location: Polivalent
Doors open at 10am for membership and Travel, Cultural and Entertainment events.Formal General Assembly starts at 11amRefreshments are avail...
11Sep
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Location: Rastro Car Park
This day trip is a great opportunity to visit Xativa and Gandia. Cost 21€ After leaving Jalon Rastro Carpark at 9;00 we should arrive in ...
22Sep
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Location: Rastro Car Park
SEPTEMBER 22ND Transfer by bus from Jalon to Valencia train station to take the train to Barcelona.Arriving at Barcelona train station tran...
23Dec
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Location:
Christmas 2019 23 - 27th December5 days / 4 nights All inclusive420€ per person sharing93€ single supplement Package details: return c...
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