London Region of U3As

Events

See the table below for many U3A meetings, study days, workshops/conferences, summer schools, concerts and other events taking place in the London area. Some of these events are organised in London by the Third Age Trust. Events organised in nearby regions or elsewhere may also be included if potentially of interest and accessible to members of London U3As.

Watch the events page on EVENTS, U3A NATIONAL WEBSITE for national events. See details for events in the London area below.
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We hold regular 'Delegates' meetings where two representatives (ie 'Delegates') are invited to attend from each of the London area U3As. For further information on these see the DELEGATES page.
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U3A LONDON REGION SUMMER SCHOOL 2019: Use the following shortcut to links. Scroll down the Diary dates to July 23-25 for more information.
Programme
SS Postal Application for postal submission
Application on line for on-line application
Summer School Poster.


Dates for your Diary
March 2019
Wed Mar 27thStudy DayFirst National Study Day for Languages: at Aston University in Birmingham. This study day is aimed particularly at supporting U3A group convenors to share ideas and best practice. It is seen as a pilot for more such days on different subjects. Further information at: Languages
April 2019
Wed Apr 3rdMeetingThe South East Forum conference: held in the Meridian Hall, East Grinstead from 10am to 4pm. The programme for the South East Forum Conference 2019 can be downloaded here: SE Conference Programme. The keynote address will be given by Ian McCannah, national chairman of the Third Age Trust. There will also be speakers on various topics and discussion sessions as shown in the programme. A light buffet lunch will be provided. There is no charge for the conference but please return the booking form to help with catering and discussion group arrangements.
Wed Apr 10thStudy DayChartism 180: Research Retreat. Further information at Citizens 800. Register here: Chartism 180
Tue Apr 23rd
→Thu Apr 25th
WorkshopEASTER CONFERENCE, U3A In North London: 23rd, 24th and 25th APRIL 2019, at MAIN HALL: HAMPSTEAD OLD TOWN HALL, LONDON NW3 4QP. Details here: Easter Conf. Programme and registration form here: Easter Conf. Registration
Fri Apr 26thOutingAn Afternoon at Historic Southwark Cathedral:
£15.00 More information and booking here: Southwark Cathedral
May 2019
Wed May 8thStudy DayThe Great Unrest: Research Retreats. Details at Citizens 800. Register here: Great Unrest
June 2019
Wed Jun 26thStudy DayPeers vs The People: Research Retreats. Details at Citizens 800. Register here: Peers vs the People
July 2019
Tue Jul 23rd
→Thu Jul 25th
Summer SchoolU3A LONDON REGION SUMMER SCHOOL 2019: This year’s summer school will be held Tuesday 23rd to Thursday 25th July at the St Bride Foundation, Bride Lane, Fleet Street (easy access: 5 minutes from Blackfriars underground station). This is a popular annual non-residential event. Members can attend for one, two or three days, and can choose from 28 different talks, 4 workshops, and 6 guided walks around the City of London. There is a wide range of topics taken from the subjects of Art, Current Affairs, History, Literature, Music, Science and Travel. This year we have also selected ‘Celebration of the Sea’ as a general theme. Use the following links for further details or application:
Programme
SS Postal Application for postal submission
Application on line for on-line application
Summer School Poster
August 2019
Thu Aug 15th
→Sun Aug 18th
Summer SchoolAt: Aston University, Birmingham. For more information look here: SS Programme info
September 2019
Fri Sep 13th
→Mon Sep 16th
Summer SchoolAt: Royal Agricultural University, Cirencester. Further info here: SS Programme Info
October 2019
Thu Oct 31stOtherRobo Wars: Date to be finalised yet. See details in: Robots-Flyer and in the rule book here: Robots-TheRules