Ashburton

Social

Monthly Meetings and Social Events are listed below.

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STOP PRESS: Ashburton U3A is now planning to move back to 'live' Monthly meetings in the Town Hall with effect from August 2021. The Zoom meetings and online speaker will continue for May and June only.

Please keep an eye on our Events page for more information.

Please also note that the social Coffee Mornings will resume monthly from Monday 14th June 2021, see Notices on the Welcome page.

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Dates for your Diary
June 2021
Tue Jun 22ndMeetingVirtual (Zoom) Talk starting at 2.30pm (the Zoom session will open at 14:15). Title of talk: "The weird & wonderful world of the law" by David Allen
July 2021
Mon Jul 12thSocialCoffee Morning @ 10.30am. This will be held on the terrace at Furzeleigh Mill, Ashburton Road, Dart Bridge, Buckfast, TQ11 0JP. Plenty of parking spaces.
Tue Jul 20thMeetingNO MEETING THIS MONTH
Wed Jul 28thSocialAFTERNOON CREAM TEA get together at Furzleigh Mill, Dart Bridge, Buckfast. 3 pm for 3.30pm
We are glad to be repeating what was a very successful event before lockdown. This is our first planned meeting of a medium scale whilst remaining COVID-19 secure. Entrance is by ticket only; £7.50 incl. gratuity. Tickets can be purchased at the June 14 & July 12 Coffee Mornings at Furzeleigh Mill & at the Tourist Information Office in Ashburton.
August 2021
Mon Aug 9thSocialCoffee Morning @ 10.30am. This will be held on the terrace at Furzeleigh Mill, Ashburton Road, Dart Bridge, Buckfast, TQ11 0JP. Plenty of parking spaces.
Tue Aug 24thMeetingTown Hall Meeting: at 2.30pm. Title of Talk: 'Newsprint in my Veins' by Stuart Clarke.
September 2021
Mon Sep 13thSocialCoffee Morning @ 10.30am. This will be held on the terrace at Furzeleigh Mill, Ashburton Road, Dart Bridge, Buckfast, TQ11 0JP. Plenty of parking spaces.
Tue Sep 28thMeetingTown Hall Meeting: at 2.30pm. Title of Talk: 'Weather Forecasting' by Martin Young
October 2021
Mon Oct 11thSocialCoffee Morning @ 10.30am. This will be held on the terrace at Furzeleigh Mill, Ashburton Road, Dart Bridge, Buckfast, TQ11 0JP. Plenty of parking spaces.
Tue Oct 26thMeetingTown Hall Meeting: at 2.30pm. Title of Talk: 'Buon Gust - the story of Italian food' by Richard Haigh Note: A light-hearted telling of the story of Italian food from the Middle Ages to the present day, exploding a few myths along the way. The talk describes how, and when, the key characteristics of the Italian way of eating evolved, some remarkably recently.
November 2021
Mon Nov 8thSocialCoffee Morning @ 10.30am. This will be held on the terrace at Furzeleigh Mill, Ashburton Road, Dart Bridge, Buckfast, TQ11 0JP. Plenty of parking spaces.
Tue Nov 23rdMeetingTown Hall Meeting: at 2.30pm. Title of Talk: 'Beryl Cook - the Artist with the common touch' by Marilyn Bishop
December 2021
Mon Dec 13thSocialCoffee Morning @ 10.30am. This will be held on the terrace at Furzeleigh Mill, Ashburton Road, Dart Bridge, Buckfast, TQ11 0JP. Plenty of parking spaces.
Tue Dec 21stMeetingNO MEETING THIS MONTH
January 2022
Tue Jan 25thMeetingTown Hall Meeting: at 2.30pm. Title of Talk: 'The Life of Beatrice Chase' by Simon Dell
February 2022
Wed Feb 23rdMeetingTown Hall Meeting: at 2.30pm. Title of Talk: '21 Years Incrassated in the Tower' by John Keohone
March 2022
Tue Mar 22ndMeetingTown Hall Meeting: at 2.30pm. Title of Talk: 'Devon Air Ambulance' by TBC
April 2022
Tue Apr 26thMeetingTown Hall Meeting: at 2.30pm. Title of Talk: 'Treasure Ships of the Past' by Dr Peter Marsden
May 2022
Tue May 24thMeetingTown Hall Meeting: at 2.30pm. Annual General Meeting and talk 'What happens to my waste?' by Tracey Fey TBC
June 2022
Tue Jun 28thMeetingTown Hall Meeting: at 2.30pm. Title of Talk: 'Queen - Dedication to Duty' by Janet Cowlard
July 2022
Tue Jul 26thMeetingNO MEETING THIS MONTH
Tue Jul 26thSocialAfternoon Cream Tea - details to be confirmed
August 2022
Tue Aug 23rdMeetingTown Hall Meeting: at 2.30pm. Title of Talk: 'Bees & Beekeeping' by Melanie Pope
September 2022
Tue Sep 27thMeetingTown Hall Meeting: at 2.30pm. Title of Talk: 'The History of Tindle Newspapers' by Sandie Perraton
October 2022
Tue Oct 25thMeetingTown Hall Meeting: at 2.30pm. Title of Talk: 'Weirdest Buildings in the West Country' by Robert Hesketh
November 2022
Wed Nov 23rdMeetingTown Hall Meeting: at 2.30pm. Title of Talk: 'The History of the Magic Circle' by Leslie Ellis
December 2022
Tue Dec 27thMeetingNO MEETING THIS MONTH