Caterham & District


The events listed below are organised by the Caterham U3A through its committee or groups and as such are available to all members - guests may be invited to some social occasions.

Meetings, which include talks by outside speakers or current U3A members, are held regularly at the United Reformed Church Hall, Harestone Hill, Caterham. See the list below for dates. Time: 2.15 pm for 2.30 pm start. Talks are open for anybody to attend for a fee of £2 (payable on entry) but free to Caterham U3A Members.

Some planned outings will be listed below, but see also the page for London Discovery walks which involve travel to London by public transport.

As to regional and national U3A events, details of Study Days can be found on the web site for the Surrey U3A Network and the Chichester Summer School on the South East U3A Forum site. Information about the National Summer Schools can be accessed via the site for the Third Age Trust.

We are hoping that more members will be be prepared to help organise events. Please contact our Social Co-ordinator if you would like to get involved, or have other suggestions for maintaining a flourishing and diverse social calendar for Caterham U3A.

2016 was the Thirtieth Anniversary of Caterham U3A.

Dates for your Diary
Thu Oct 25th Our monthly Open Meeting will be a talk on Crosswords by Susan Purcell. She is an editor and compiler of crosswords, and her talk will give us an insight into the history of Crosswords and compilers "Tricks of the Trade". It will be held at the URC Hall in Caterham. The address is 1 Harestone Hill, Caterham, Surrey CR3 6SX. The talk will be at 2.15 for 2.30. Free for Members. Guests are welcome. Tea and biscuits will be provided.
Thu Nov 29th AGM - Thursday 29th November 2018 at the United Reformed Church Hall, Caterham – 2:00pm for 2:30pm
Study Days
Fri Nov 16th Development of Agriculture
Surrey U3A Network
London Discovery
Mon Oct 29th Postal Museum and Mail train
Tue Nov 13th Visit to Bank of England
Fri Dec 7th Backstage visit to Royal Opera House
Wed Nov 7th Group 1: Transcription: a newly-published novel by Kate Atkinson.
Mon Nov 5th Members choice Venue tba
Mon Dec 3rd Fun quiz. 10.30am to 12. 30pm Patricia's house
Mon Jan 7th Social with a bit of Science and lunch. Kay's house
Mon Feb 4th The History of Robotics, Prof Mark Witkowski. 10.30 am to 12.30 pm at Martin's
Mon Mar 4th The Forensics of Terrorism. Dave Tadd !0.30 am to 12.30 pm at Jim's
Mon Oct 22nd ... from CARPENTERS ARMS on Limpsfield Chart
Mon Oct 29th ... from Godstone
Mon Nov 5th ... from The Sportsman at Mogador / Walton Heath
Mon Nov 12th ... from The DOLPHIN at Betchworth
Mon Nov 19th ... from The BLACKSMITH at Cudham
Mon Nov 26th ... from Old Oxted
Mon Dec 3rd ... from THE HAYCUTTER at Broadham Green to the south of Old Oxted (near Hurst Green)
Mon Dec 10th ... Rosedean Garden Centre Cafe at Woldingham Valley
Mon Dec 17th ... Horseshoe at Warlingham
Mon Jan 7th ... A Welcome into the New Year from the Feathers Hotel at Merstham
Mon Jan 14th ... TBA ~ and with New Year Social Lunch afterwards