Bushey & District

Events calendar

We are still in business despite the corona virus pandemic.

We are pleased to advise members that our Monthly Meetings are now "Face to Face" again at Metropolitan on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at the usual time of 10.00 AM. For those Members who cannot attend in person, the Talk/Entertainment will be broadcast on Zoom

Details of the talk will be published in our monthly Newsletter and also on this page. You will be able to enjoy a live talk, ask questions and get u3a updates as before.

If you need any further help with using Zoom please e mail our Chairman via the contact page on this site.

Stay safe and well!#

Dates for your Diary
Tue Dec 21st Monthly Meeting - at Metropolitan - 10am. The Speaker is the famous Dr Helen Fry on the subject of "Spymaster" The Man who Saved M16.

The dramatic story of a man who stood at the centre of British intelligence operations, the ultimate spymaster of World War Two: Thomas Kendrick

Thomas Kendrick (1881–1972) was central to the British Secret Service from its beginnings through to the Second World War. Under the guise of "British Passport Officer," he ran spy networks across Europe.

Helen is one of our favourite speakers. She is extremely well known as one of the UKs leading historians

About Helen
Dr Helen Fry has written numerous books on World War Two with particular reference to intelligence, prisoners of war and the secret war, but also the 10,000 Germans who fought for Britain. Her acclaimed book The Walls Have Ears was in the Daily Mail’s Top Books of the Year for War (2019). She has written over 25 books – including The London Cage about Britain’s secret wartime interrogation
Tue Jan 18th 2022 Change of Speaker to be advised
Tue Feb 15th 2022 Monthly Meeting - at Metropolitan - 10am. The Speaker is Phil Bye MBE on "Travelling with the Queen"

A cameraman’s life on tour with HM Queen Elizabeth II on her official visits to India, Africa and the Far East - plus a very special and exclusive glimpse behind the scenes at Buckingham Palace.

Phil was a senior cameraman with ITN
Theatre Outings
Thu Jan 6th 2022 Prince of Egypt
Will now take place on Thursday 6th January 2022

Dear theatre goers,

Yet another change!!
Many thanks to Marilyn Belson for alerting me to the fact that they are going to
stop the performances of Prince of Egypt early next year and we had already
moved our booking to 28th April.

I have now spoken to Theresa Baker and she has managed to get us a slot on
Thursday 6th January 2022 for the matinee performance.
I can only apologise for this late change.
Please could you let me know if you will be able to make the new date?
Wed Jun 15th 2022 To Kill a Mockingbird Gielgud Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue

Will now take place On Wednesday 15th June 2022
Travel Group
Mon May 2nd 2022
→Fri May 6th 2022
Starting 2nd May Lake District Trip 5 day tour. Contact the Group Leader for further details via our Travel Group Web Page

'This tour is now full'
Sun Sep 4th 2022
→Thu Sep 8th 2022
Isle of Man Tour Starts today. Contact the Group Leader for further details via our Travel Group Web Page