We have had another good year in terms of fun playing together but have all been saddened and shocked by the unexpected death of our leader Avril Keyes in September. Avril was a brilliant and versatile musician who brought a breadth of knowledge and range of skills to our group and in wider groups across Hampshire. She leaves a big gap behind her.
Our group are meeting in late November to decide on a way forward and how to cope with the loss of our lead player. We will report on developments and decisions through the website.
This is an article published in the Winter 2019 edition of the Hayling Island U3A newsletter