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: Monthly Coffee Mornings (held on the 2nd Monday of each month) are a purely social occasion with no charges at all for members, non-members or guests - other than buying a coffee. Come and enjoy the latest gossip and news. STOP PRESS: The Coffee Morning venue will be changed from February 2019 to Dartmoor Lodge, at Peartree, Ashburton. See details of dates below.


Dates for your Diary
Meetings
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
Mon Jun 10th Coffee Morning. All welcome at "Dartmoor Lodge" Ashburton from 10.30 for coffee, chat and U3A news.
Mon Jul 8th Coffee Morning. All welcome at "Dartmoor Lodge" Ashburton from 10.30 for coffee, chat and U3A news.
Mon Aug 12th Coffee Morning. All welcome at "Dartmoor Lodge" Ashburton from 10.30 for coffee, chat and U3A news.
Mon Sep 9th Coffee Morning. All welcome at "Dartmoor Lodge" Ashburton from 10.30 for coffee, chat and U3A news.
Sat Oct 5th Ashburton U3A Open Day 1100-1300 at the Town Hall
Mon Oct 14th Coffee Morning. All welcome at "Dartmoor Lodge" Ashburton from 10.30 for coffee, chat and U3A news.
Mon Nov 11th Coffee Morning. All welcome at "Dartmoor Lodge" Ashburton from 10.30 for coffee, chat and U3A news.
Mon Dec 9th Coffee Morning. All welcome at "Dartmoor Lodge" Ashburton from 10.30 for coffee, chat and U3A news.