Online Meetings

This page will contain information about online Group meetings, and any other useful information, whilst the coronavirus outbreak persists.

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Do you want to visit a new group? A number of groups have offered to open their online meetings to all those who might be interested. Details are below, please contact the group leader/contact involved to get an invite to join.

GroupGroup Leader/ContactFrequencyDay/TimeRemarks
Bridge Duplicate 2Chris DyerWeeklyMonday & Thursday - various timesMay be expanded to other dates if necessary
Family History & GeneologyGwen EvansFortnightly2nd & 4th Tuesday 10.00 - 12.00
GeologyRoger HuntWeeklyWednesday 10.00 - 12.00
German ConversationMichael LewentWeeklyMonday 14.30 - 16.00Any standard welcome
Military HistoryAlan GrayFortnightlyFriday 10.00 - 12.00
New Perspectives on Art Historyjuliaelk@hotmail.comMonthlyWednesday 14.30 - 16.30
QuizTessa HartogFortnightlyNALink to quiz emailed
ScienceAlan GrayFortnightlyThursday 10.00 - 12.00
ArchaeologyMichael LewentWeeklyMonday 10.30 - 11.30
Painting 2Val Bruton2nd & 4th Friday14.00 - 14.40
DowsingKate Smart
Ced Jackson
Approx monthlyPlease contactIdeal for beginner or novice dowsers


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Malvern U3A Zoom User Guides

Do you want to host Zoom meetings for longer than 40 minutes? If so contact Roger Hunt

Malvern U3A Zoom User Guides
User Guide – Participant                    Latest version: 2

Zoom User Guide – host                     Latest version: 2

Version 2 updates include:

  • Recommend using ‘Copy the Invitation’ method for sending invites rather than specific email clients; eg Outlook
  • Update security advice:
    • Ensure the password option is used
    • Use of Waiting Rooms to control the admittance of participants
    • Security of meeting links; do not share a meeting link on an unrestricted publicly available social media post. Provide the link directly to specific people.
    • Limit screen sharing; if possible, limit to ‘Host Only’
    • Update software whenever notified

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