Caterham & District

Events

The Meetings listed below are organised by Caterham u3a.
Talks are held twice a month at 2:30 pm (except for November/December), with the Monday talk being held at the United Reform Church in Caterham Valley, and the Friday talk held via ZOOM.
Talks are free to Caterham u3a Members. If you wish to attend any of the talks please reply to the email which will be sent out to all members during the week prior to the talk.

Details of previous talks can be found on our Previous events page.

Surrey u3a Network Study Days include talks by outside speakers, and are held on the 3rd Friday of the month at the Menuhin Hall (near Leatherhead). Talks are open to u3a members (£10 charge, non-u3a guest £12).

The Outings and Social Events listed below are organised by either the Social Co-ordinator or individual groups. Follow the link to the respective group page for further details.

Also check out the Other Events listed below, which may be of interest to you.

We are hoping that more members will 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.


Dates for your Diary
Meetings
Mon Sep 27th LIVE TALK AT THE UNITED REFORM CHURCH
My Life as an Extra - Andy Bustin
THis covers the many hours he has stood in front of a camera and the people he has met along the way and will include snippets of film and video
Sat Oct 2nd WARLINGHAM CHURCH HALL

We will be participating at the Warlingham Church Hall hobbies, clubs and societies day with a team of six members from 11.00am till 2.00pm to promote our u3a. Please come along with afriend.
Fri Oct 15th This talk will be held via ZOOM
The Making of Casablanca
A behind-the-scenes look at one of the world’s most romantic films. Sit back and enjoy the story of this back-lot B movie which became a classic from the golden age of Hollywood, forever remembered for its incredible cast of Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman, Peter Lorre, Sydney Greenstreet, and the song… ’As Time Goes By.’
Wed Oct 20th CATERHAM AND DISTRICT u3a OPEN DAY

We will have the URC hall from 12.00 noon until 4.00pm to promote our organisation. Please come along with a friend and see what some of the groups are doing. Your support would be wecome.
Mon Oct 25th LIVE TALK AT THE UNITED REFORM CHURCH
Kirtle, Corsets and Curtains - Sarah Slater
Sarah is a tour guide and her talks about her journey into costuming and the levels of authenticity involved with making period costumes to wear as a tour guide. Sarah will wear one of her costumes and bring more along with a mannequin which she will dress up. She will talk about the perfect silhouette has changed over time and how women have striven to attain it,
Mon Nov 29th Annual General Meeting - will be held via ZOOM (similar to the successful 2020 event)
London Discovery
Thu Oct 14th Secret Gardens guided walk
Wed Oct 27th Vagrants to vegans guided walk
Walking
Mon Sep 27th LIVE WALK : in the OUTWOOD area from 10am
Mon Oct 11th LIVE WALK : in the Limpsfield Chart area from 10 am
Mon Oct 25th LIVE WALK : in the Hartfield area from 10 am