Ashburton

Social

Monthly Meetings and Social Events are listed below.

The Monthly Meetings are normally held on the fourth Tuesday of the month at the Town Hall, in the afternoon from 2.15pm to 4.00pm.
Refreshments are available from 2.15pm, the business notices at 2:30pm and the speaker starting from 2.45pm.

Please note that there are no Monthly Meetings in July and December each year.

Guests are welcome to attend up to two U3A activities or events at a charge of £2:00 per attendance. Future attendance will be possible only if visitors become members of the U3A.

Note: The monthly Coffee Mornings (held on the 2nd Monday of each month) at 'The Brick House' cafe are a purely social occasion with no charges at all for members, non-members or guests - other than buying a drink from the café. Come and enjoy the latest gossip and news.


Dates for your Diary
Meetings
Tue Sep 25th Monthly Meeting - start at 14:15 for Tea & coffee. Speaker at 14:45; Laura Cowie - Cyber Protect Officer with Devon and Cornwall Police. “What are cyber attacks + how to escape them".
Tue Oct 23rd Monthly Meeting - start at 14:15 for Tea & coffee. Speaker at 14:45; Roger Harding (president) and John Ellis (researcher) from the Stover Canal Trust. “The Stover Canal from 1792 to 2017”.
Tue Nov 20th Monthly Meeting - start at 14:15 for Tea & coffee. Speaker at 14:45; Dr. Tom Greeves - “Military archaeology on Dartmoor”.
Tue Jan 22nd Monthly Meeting - start at 14:15 for Tea & coffee. Speaker at 14:45; Abi Gray (Resident Archaeologist, Devon Rural Archive) “PROJECT DONN - Mapping the Devon manor house and its landscape”
Tue Feb 26th Monthly Meeting - start at 14:15 for Tea & coffee. Speaker at 14:45; Claire Wallerstein from Rame Peninsula Beach Care (who are nationwide leaders in the drive to clean up our sea-shore)
Tue Mar 26th Monthly Meeting - start at 14:15 for Tea & coffee. Speaker at 14:45; Celia Moore (Devon authoress) - “My debut novel - from idea to publication - in 11 months!”
Tue Apr 23rd Annual General Meeting (AGM). No speakers on this date.
Tue May 28th Monthly Meeting - start at 14:15 for Tea & coffee. Speaker at 14:45; Paula Clarke (Community Engagement Officer - National Trust) - “Castle Drogo - its history and major repair works”.
Tue Jun 25th Monthly Meeting - start at 14:15 for Tea & coffee. Speaker at 14:45; Professor John Spicer (Marine Zoologist at Plymouth University - “There may be giants - a marine biologist in Antarctica”
Tue Jul 23rd No Meeting this month. (replaced by Summer lunch)
Tue Aug 27th Monthly Meeting - start at 14:15 for Tea & coffee. Speaker at 14:45; George Hinton (local organiser for the Royal Institute for the Blind) - “The importance of RNIB Talking Books”
Tue Sep 24th 2019: Monthly Meeting - start at 14:15 for Tea & coffee. Speaker at 14:45; Dawn Ireland (herbalist) – Armchair herb walk.
Tue Oct 22nd 2019: Monthly Meeting - start at 14:15 for Tea & coffee. Speaker at 14:45; Peter Exley: Giving nature a home – the work of the RSPB.
Tue Nov 19th 2019: Monthly Meeting - start at 14:15 for Tea & coffee. Speaker at 14:45; Kirsty Peake: The wolves of Yellowstone.
Tue Dec 24th 2019: No Meeting this month.(replaced by Christmas Lunch)
Social Events
Sat Oct 6th Ashburton U3A Open Day. Ashburton Town hall. More details nearer to the time.
Mon Oct 8th Coffee Morning. All welcome at 'The Brick House' cafe in Ashburton from 10.30 for coffee, chat and U3A news.
Mon Nov 12th Coffee Morning. All welcome at 'The Brick House' cafe in Ashburton from 10.30 for coffee, chat and U3A news.
Tue Dec 4th U3A Christmas Meal. Dartmoor Lodge Hotel, Ashburton. 12:00noon for 12:30pm lunch.
Mon Dec 10th Coffee Morning. All welcome at 'The Brick House' cafe in Ashburton from 10.30 for coffee, chat and U3A news.