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
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.
The Mysterious Death of MI6 Spy - Gareth Williams
"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
"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
"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
“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
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:
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
Trip to Kent and East SussexHaving had to cancel this trip more than once we now have a firm date of 15th August and the cost was fixed at £90 per person which remains valid.If you cancelled because of changed dates or would like to join us please let me know as we have a… Read More »Ellen Terry Museum and Kent & East Sussex Railway
"Royal Parks and Palaces on the Thames" by Alan Blower Alan is a qualified City of Westminster Tour Guide and has recently converted a series of walks in Westminster into a virtual format The tour will include a guide through the Royal Parks and Palaces, highlighting the historical connections of the magnificent palaces and houses.… Read More »Monthly Meeting – Royal Parks and Palaces on the Thames
"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
"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?