Updated 7 July 2019
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:
- 7th October – U3A Explores Science at the RI
- 9th November – Music Study Day: Music of the Czechs
- 15th November – The UK in a Changing Europe
Spring & Summer 2019
Citizens – 800 Years in the Making – Exploring the History of Liberty, Protest, Power & Rebellion.
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.
- Wed Apr 10th Chartism 180
- Wed May 8th The Great Unrest
- Wed Jun 26th Peers versus The People
- Wed Jul 3rd The Home Rule Crisis
Monday 11th March
- Jo Ruxton: A Plastic Ocean – Behind the Scenes.
- Andrew Pontzen: What made our Universe.
- Jennifer Rogers: Living is a risky business.
Fri Mar 15th Presented by Imogen Corrigan, Arts Society Lecturer – in Surrey
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.
4th April 2019 at Benson
Fri Apr 12th Presented by Professor Maria Chester, U3A Subject Advisor on American Archaeology & Arts Society Lecturer
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.
Fri May 17th Presented by Speakers from Lewis Carroll Society, Watts Gallery, Woking Surrey History Centre & Guildford Cathedral
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.
Fri Jun 21st Presented by Dr Roger Luther, Sussex University.
30th April 2019 at Benson, Oxon
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.
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