Aberystwyth

Events / Digwyddiadau

Our meetings are usually held on the third Thursday of the month, at 2.30pm (to 4.00pm) at the Morlan, Queen's Road, Aberystwyth SY23 2HH.

If you're interested in joining us, you're very welcome to come along to one of our monthly meetings as a visitor (for up to two visits, at £2 per visit). Just mention at the signing-in desk that you are new, and someone will help.

This website listing is regularly updated, and our full programme is shown below. (Members are emailed if there are any unavoidable changes, or additions, to the programme.) Posters for our monthly meetings are displayed at many locations around town, and reviews of our meetings regularly feature in the Aberystwyth "Up Your Street" section, of the Cambrian News.

An application form for new members, can be downloaded here: Membership Form or Ffurflen Aelodaeth. Current members' subscription information is at: Membership Renewal. Previous programmes of guest speakers, and other events, are listed at: Programme Archive. For any further information please leave a message for: Programme Secretary or Membership Enquiry.


Dates for your Diary
Meetings
Thu Jun 21st

Chwedlau mewn Gemwaith / Legends in Jewellery
a talk by Rhiannon Evans

Rhiannon's talk will be in Welsh with instantaneous translation.

For 30 years Rhiannon Evans has been designing and making beautiful jewellery in Tregaron, supplying Welsh and Celtic designs worldwide. She has a private museum above her studio shop but rather than copy historical finds she creates new designs following the traditions and visual conventions of the Celts. The talk will be illustrated throughout.

Thu Jul 19th

Stories and Stones
History and Mystery in West Ceredigion
a talk by Jennifer Cairns

Born at the beginning of World War II in Llanidloes of Welsh speaking parents, and did her degree in Lampeter; Jen now fills her retirement with local history research. Her speciality subjects are Welsh herbal medicines, Cardiganshire ghosts, her home village area, Ceredigion local history topics, and the parish of Pencarreg!

Outings
Wed Jul 4th

U3A ABERYSTWYTH MEMBERS:
On 4 July we are planning a trip to Machylleth to take in the Art Museum, a nice lunch, & a [repeat] trip to Plas Dolguog to see their gardens and enjoy an excellent tea.
The cost is £20, to include entry to the gardens and tea (not lunch!).

If you are interested in going, please let Hazel know soon. Click: Hazel - Outing co-ordinator being sure to tell her whether you might drive, and if so how many (if any) passengers you might take, or whether you would require transport of some kind (that we can organise).

Summer Schools
Mon Jul 23rd
→Thu Jul 26th

2018 National Summer Schools
Summer School 1:
Harper Adams University, Newport Shropshire
(for details on subjects available, and booking information click link above)

Tue Sep 11th
→Fri Sep 14th

2018 National Summer Schools
Summer School 2:
Royal Agricultural University, Cirencester.
(for details of subjects available, and booking information click link above)

Other Events
Fri Aug 31st

U3A 2018 Short Story Competition
Open to current members of all Welsh U3As

Details are now available for this year's popular competition. As in previous years, entries are invited in three categories:
stories in English;
in Welsh by a Welsh learner;
and in Welsh by first language Welsh speaker.
Entries must be received by 31st August 2018.

Posters and entry rules are available to download at https://u3asites.org.uk/walesu3a/page/15061

Click on a picture below to see it full-size with more details.