Updated 20 February 2020
U3A National & Regional Events
There are a wide range of study days and Summer Schools available nearby, open to U3A members only. For a complete list, click on one of these links: National events & Thames Valley & Surrey & London. Here are a few of them:
- Close Encounters of the Animal Kind at the National Gallery – 12 March 2020.
- Wednesday 8th April – A study day on Cyber Crime; “Protect your world” held at King’s Church, Amersham
- Thursday 23rd April – Understanding Architecture. Study Day at Benson
- The South East U3A Forum Summer School will be held at the University of Chichester from Monday 15 to Thursday 18 June 2020. Thirteen courses are being offered. The Flyer 2020lists all the courses, the full course details are in the Courses Programme 2020
A series of Research Retreats are being offered at Royal Holloway, University of London by Dr Matthew Smith as a continuation of the SLP. Full details on the Citizens800 website. Attendance is free – register on the website.
U3A Explores Science at the RI Monday 11th March 2019
The Bayeux Tapestry Fri Mar 15th Presented by Imogen Corrigan, Arts Society Lecturer – in Surrey
Satire to Sublime: British Art from Hogarth to Turner Thursday 21st March 2019 Find out how eighteenth and early nineteenth-century painters grappled with the rapid changes of life in eighteenth and nineteenth-century Britain.
Polar Exploration 4th April 2019 at Benson
The Aztec Fri Apr 12th Presented by Professor Maria Chester, U3A Subject Advisor on American Archaeology & Arts Society Lecturer
An Afternoon at Historic Southwark Cathedral April 26th Enjoy an afternoon exploring the history of Southwark Cathedral. Join U3A members to listen to a talk from a Southwark Cathedral historian about the many connections between the ancient area of Bankside and the cathedral including the historical links with local entertainment and the Borough Market.
Chichester Summer School 2019 Folk music, watercolours, yoga, to name just a few of the courses available! 3 day residential courses in a delightful environment. Mon Jun 24th to Thu Jun 27th Click on the following links for, Full Details of Courses, Booking Information & Booking Form.
Mathematics in Action Fri Jun 21st Presented by Dr Roger Luther, Sussex University.
Medicine & Art, 30th April 2019 at Benson, Oxon
History on Film 28th May 2019 at St Helen’s & St Kath’s School, Abingdon
The Work of William Morris 30th August 2019 at Kelmscott Manor. More details to follow.
U3A London Region Summer School 2019 St Bride Foundation, Bride Lane, Fleet Street (easy access: 5 minutes from Blackfriars underground station). This is a popular annual non-residential event. Members can attend for one, two or three days, and can choose from 28 different talks, 4 workshops, and 6 guided walks around the City of London. There is a wide range of topics taken from the subjects of Art, Current Affairs, History, Literature, Music, Science and Travel. This year we have also selected ‘Celebration of the Sea’ as a general theme. Programme and Application on line