Chinnor & District


Coffee mornings

Cafe! Next coffeee morning 23 Juy 10.30 outside the pavilion Come and meet fellow members with your own delicious coffee.

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

Monthly talks
Monthly talk
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.

Dates for your Diary
July 2021
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: National Gardens Scheme
Speaker: Priscilla Frost
Priscilla has been involved with the NGS in Oxfordshire since c, 2001. She has been involved with the organization of conferences world-wide since 1986. She has compiled three walking books on Oxford; walked the Thames Path and is currently writing a book on Thomas Willement FSA (1786-1871) stained glass artist to George IV, and special adviser to Queen Victoria, along with a gazetteer on his works which are still in existence.
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