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In addition to our monthly meetings, each with an interesting talk, we offer many different events, outings and holidays that you might like to come along on. Click on the event title to see the event detail.

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London Walks

I have put together a series of London Walks which other members of U3A may enjoy. All of these walks have been carried out over the last two years by Exploring London Group 6.Walking is the only way to get to explore London and it is cheap and good for the environment. Each walk is… Read More »London Walks

Monthly Meeting


The Mysterious Death of MI6 Spy  - Gareth Williams

Monthly Meeting


"Working with the Ghosts of Hampton Court" by Sarah Slater Sarah is a guide lecturer at Hampton Court Palace, a State Apartment Warder and affiliate of the Institute of Tourist Guiding.  Sarah will give a glimpse of what it is like to wander the galleries late at night on her own in the dark in… Read More »Monthly Meeting

Monthly Meeting


"Art Deco" by Ian Gledhill Ian has had a varied career from designing underground railways for London Transport to appearing in pantomime with Julian Cleary. In between he has worked in travel and tourism, music publishing, on TV and in Theatre where he has been a director, set designer and opera translator. His main interests… Read More »Monthly Meeting

Monthly Meeting


"The Able Seamen and Tragedy of  HMS Titanic" by Angela Young Angela is a Great Granddaughter of a survivor of the Titanic tragedy and as such has personal details and research passed down to her from her family. I found letters between my great-grandmother, the Countess of Rothes, and Able Seaman Thomas Jones, the aristocrat and the… Read More »Monthly Meeting

Monthly Meeting


“Two bars of chocolate a day can slash the risk of heart attack and stroke…really?” by  Dr. Lynda Ware Lynda explores the relevance of Evidence-Based Medicine (EBM) in everyday health decisions. She explores what EBM is all about and why it is important. Examples include where disasters have happened through lack of evidence and how… Read More »Monthly Meeting

Summer Event

Tithe Barn Manor House Lane, Bookham, Surrey, KT23 4EW

Sunday 1 August 2021 Space Tithe Barn, Manor House Lane, Bookham, Surrey, KT23 4EN From 12.30 – 4.30pm, Tickets £15pp space Hog Roast, Sides, Vegetarian Options, Desserts space Entertainment by Sandra on Violin and Paolo on Guitar playing Beautiful MusicPlease bring plates, cutlery, glasses, drinks, tables and chairs space The event will take place at:

Group Leaders and Helpers Lunch

Tyrells Wood Golf Club The Drive, Leatherhead, Surrey,

The Group Leaders and Helpers Tea returned to lunchtime for one year only!! The venue was Tyrell's Wood Golf Club. A two course lunch was provided together with wine or an alternative soft drink. This was a one off special to enable Group Leaders to discuss the relaunch of their Groups and provide some feedback… Read More »Group Leaders and Helpers Lunch

Surrey Network Study Day – Geography and Landscapes of SE England – Geoffrey Mead

The Menuhin Hall Cobham Road, Stoke d'Abernon, Surrey KT11 3QQ,

"Geography and Landscapes of South East England" by Geoffrey Mead South-East England has, in a small area, a rich assemblage of landscapes whose origins lie in the underlying rocks and soils. The sands, clays and limestones dictated farming and settlement patterns, rural industries and landownership; these past activities have a direct link to the 21st… Read More »Surrey Network Study Day – Geography and Landscapes of SE England – Geoffrey Mead

Monthly Meeting – The changing World of Broadcast Media

St Mary's Church Hall Fetcham 10a The Ridgeway, Fetcham

"The changing World of Broadcast Media" by Patricia Mitchinson Patricia takes a satirical look at the changing world of broadcast media and technology and poses the question “real”  or  “fake” news --  are we up to the challenge?