Chinnor & District

Events

Walks

The Government has recently sanctioned walking in groups of up to 6 from the beginning of April, subject to any subsequent restrictions being imposed. Please see the various Walking Groups' information provided on their page.

Events
The National u3a and Thames Valley Network also have events that our members can join. Select their separate page TVN Events above.

Monthly talks
Our programme of monthly talks continues for the moment on Zoom but if you are feeling a little nostalgic here is a reminder of normal monthly meetings. A monthly meeting Just click the picture to see it enlarged! Can you guess which meeting it was?


Dates for your Diary
April 2021
Tue Apr 20thMeetingJazz: Black America's Sistine Chapel - a century of musical genius
2.30 pm on Zoom. For members of CHaTTR
Rev. Daniel Thompson, Vicar of St Leaonard's Watlington
Daniel is both knowledgeable and enthusiastic and admits he “could talk about Jazz for hours”. To attend, please email susie@susieberry.co.uk and she will send you the Zoom link on Sunday, 18th April.
Fri Apr 23rdMeetingCoffee Morning
10:30 am on Zoom
Come and meet friends and make new friends. Enjoy your favourite coffee! The link will be circulated shortly before the meeting.
May 2021
Fri May 7thOutingWALK ALONG THE THAMES THROUGH GLORIOUS GREENWICH
presented by Simon Whitehouse from London Walks on Zoom
No booking. Waiting room will open at 2.15pm.

Simon will be bringing us to Greenwich from Central London along the Thames aboard a speedy Thames Clipper before starting his Greenwich tour.
Click to see our ship
Thu May 20thMeetingPlanting Vines in the Stonor Valley
Speaker: Stephen Duckett
Start time 2.30pm on Zoom
For details see the Stonor flyer
June 2021
Thu Jun 17thMeetingSubject Joseph Bazzelgette
Speaker Peter Cliff Details to come
July 2021
Thu Jul 15thMeetingAnnual General Meeting
Tue Jul 27thOutingCoach visit to Highclere Castle
(home of Downton Abbey and the Earl of Carnarvon's Egyptian exhibition). Self-guided tour of the castle and gardens. Application form will be available at the beginning of May.
August 2021
Thu Aug 19thMeetingSubject Amy wonderful Amy
Wed Aug 25thOutingCoach visit to COMPTON VERNEY Art Gallery and Gardens, located near Stratford on Avon. Includes entry to a special 'Seasons' Collection by artist Rebecca Louise Law consisting of thousands of preserved flowers and foliage suspended on copper wires - absolutely stunning. Also entry to their Capability Brown listed parkland. Application form available at the beginning of June.
September 2021
Thu Sep 16thMeetingSubject: History of the Metropolitan Police
Mon Sep 20thOutingNational Space Centre, Belgrave, Leicester.
Includes entry to the galleries, a planetarium Show(We are the aliens) and a space crew briefing.
Details and a booking form to come.
October 2021
Thu Oct 21stMeetingSubject: A School girl's war
Speaker Mary Smith Jones On Zoom
November 2021
Fri Nov 5thOutingThe River Thames: Hampton Court to Kew Gardens
Guide Anna Targett
2.30pm on Zoom
A virtual tour along the Thames to see fabulous residences such as royal palaces, stately homes, and houses of the rich and famous. More details soon
Thu Nov 18thMeetingSubject: You the Jury
Peter Thompsson
December 2021
Mon Dec 6thOtherCHRISTMAS LUNCH at the Lambert Hotel Aston Rowant
Provisionally booked
Thu Dec 16thMeetingSubject: Christmas "A festive history
Andy Thompson
January 2022
Thu Jan 20thMeetingSubject: Full steam ahead
Jenny Mallin On Zoom
February 2022
Fri Feb 18thMeetingSubject: Shackleton Antarctic
Jeremy Holmes
March 2022
Mon Mar 21st
→Fri Mar 25th
OutingA Motts/Chinnor u3a/Warner holiday to be organised at Cricket St Thomas, Somerset