Bishop's Cleeve

Monthly Meetings

Due to the coronavirus restrictions all usual Monthly Meetings and Outings are cancelled until further notice.
We apologies for this but it is outside our control.
However we will resume meetings via Zoom from January 2021. Details of forthcoming events are shown below.
You can use the 'Mail' link to contact our Speaker Secretary via email.
Many of our individual Groups are continuing to meet, so please refer to the Groups page for more details

When we are allowed to meet again our monthly meetings will resume at the Woodmancote Village Hall on the 3rd Monday of the month, at 2.15pm

We request membership cards to be shown at these meetings.

Refreshments served after the presentation until 4pm

We welcome visitors interested in joining Bishop’s Cleeve U3A


Dates for your Diary
May 2021
Mon May 17thMeetingOpen Meeting via Zoom 2.15pm

Memsahibs and their Servants
Speaker: Jenny Mallin

This will be a virtual Meeting via Zoom and a link to join will be sent before the day.
(Members can start joining from 2pm
June 2021
Wed Jun 2ndOtherThe very first national u3a day – celebrating the learning, activity and fun that happens every day in u3as across the country – will now take place on 2nd June 2021.
Mon Jun 21stMeetingOpen Meeting
Further details to follow
July 2021
Thu Jul 1st
→Wed Jul 14th
Study DayThe Cotswold Link have arranged a programme of three talks in July 2021 as an alternative to the Special Interest Day that is held each summer. The talks are free of charge to our members.
Click here for further information
Thu Jul 1stStudy DayCotswold Link talk
Keith Bostock on Robots. 10.30 via Zoom
Keith leads the Gloucester U3A’s Electronics Group. He led the Gloucester team that
came second in the inaugural U3A National Robot Challenge in 2019. Keith’s talk will
cover the true meaning of’ ‘robot’ and the current progress in the science and engineering
involved in their creation, with a look at their future.
Wed Jul 7thStudy DayCotswold Link talk
Frank Cooper on the Background to the Staffordshire Hoard and the Origins of a Warrior King’s Golden Helmet. 10.30 via Zoom
Frank is Centre Manager for Digital Design & Manufacturing and a Senior Lecturer at
Birmingham City University. The Hoard, discovered in 2009, remains the largest collection
of Anglo-Saxon gold and silver ever discovered. He will discuss the probable methods of
manufacture and the detail of various traditional artisan crafts as well as modern digital
technologies used in jewellery industries.
Wed Jul 14thStudy DayCotswold Link talk
Tony Conder on a Gloucestershire Odyssey 10.30 via Zoom
Since his retirement as a museum curator, Tony has conducted in depth research covering
the area of Gloucesterhire, its geology, local history and traditions. He is recognised as an
authoritative local source of information on the many landmarks and ancient monuments of
significant historical interest to be found there. Tony has summarised much of his work in a
series of illustrated presentations that he is convinced will encourage the viewer to embark
on a personal Odyssey to discover afresh what this area has to offer.
Mon Jul 19thMeetingOpen Meeting via Zoom or Woodmancote Village Hall at 2.15pm
The Life & Works of George Frideric Handel
Speaker: Tim Brain