Cowbridge

Events

On this page you will find a list of forthcoming Meetings and Events both for Cowbridge U3A as a whole and the various Subject Groups. These can be sorted either by date or category.

However if you want to jump to the next event that interests you, use our Calendar.

Click on Calendar in the Top Yellow Bar and select Month.

Unless stated otherwise the Meetings and Events are for Cowbridge U3A as a whole.

Meetings and events specific to a particular Subject Group can also be found on the page for that Group.

Unless stated differently Cowbridge U3A Main Meetings are held on the second Wednesday of each month at the Cowbridge Town Hall at 2 pm.

The meeting room is on the first floor and is best accessed by the West entrance opposite 'Pebble Clothing' in the Town Hall Square.

The usual format is a talk by an outside speaker followed by tea/coffee and biscuits. Free to members. £3 for visitors.


Dates for your Diary
Meetings
Wed Aug 5th Cowbridge U3A 25th Annual General Meeting
St Quentin's Suite, Bear Hotel, Cowbridge at 2pm
NB This is on the first Wednesday of the month to avoid a clash with the Vale Show.
Wed Sep 9th Gift of Sunlight - Trevor Fishlock
Wed Oct 14th Crime Prevention, Rogue Trading and Scams - Deborah Elward
Wed Nov 11th My writing career - Sue McDonagh
Wed Dec 9th Entertainment by the Rock Choir
History
Thu Jul 16th 2020
"Cardiff's historic Coal Exchange" by Dr Juliet Davis (guest speaker)
Thu Aug 20th 2020
"The South Wales Tornado of 27th October 1913" by Keith Jones (guest speaker)
Thu Sep 17th 2020
"Harold Owen Owen, chain store heir, in War and Peace" by Gavin Davies.
Thu Oct 15th 2020
"The Frolic"; the story of a local shipwreck in 1831, by Colin Hawkins (guest speaker)
Thu Nov 19th 2020
Short talks (~15-20 minutes) by members

i) "From Solstice to Santa" by Valerie Monaghan
ii) TBA by Thelma Jeeves
iii) "Our vintage Ferguson tractor"; a type of "Show and Tell" by Jan Lewis
Thu Dec 17th 2020
"Evan Thomas and his Lamps" by Brian Davies (guest speaker)
Thu Jan 21st 2021 2021
"The King's DNA" by Dr Rhian Morgan (guest speaker)
Thu Feb 18th 2021 2021
AGM, followed by members' "Show and Tell" session
Natural History
Thu Oct 1st Cardiff Bay

Details TBC

Organised by John Andrew
Thu Dec 3rd AGM

QUIZ -----Claire and Ruth Jenkins

SHERRY AND MINCE PIES.
Tuesday Tipplers
Tue Jul 14th Wine tasting led by Peter and Jean Carter: 'French wines from independent producers'
Tue Aug 11th Volunteers needed
Tue Sep 8th Volunteers needed
Tue Oct 13th Wine tasting led by Silke & friends: 'A Georgian Journey'
Tue Nov 10th Volunteers needed
Tue Dec 8th Volunteers needed
Walking Long
Fri Jul 24th Claire and Keith to lead
Fri Aug 21st June Fawcett to lead
Thu Sep 10th Val and Steve to lead
Thu Oct 8th Colin and Judith to lead
Fri Nov 6th Penny Jarvis to lead
Wed Dec 2nd Marian East to lead
Wednesday Walking Group
Wed Jul 22nd Walk cancelled due to Covid-19.
Wed Aug 26th Walk to be led by Andy
Tue Sep 15th A day out in Monmouthshire is being planned by Val, to be confirmed later. It may include a visit to Dewstow Gardens, and one or two walks, with maybe a visit to Caerwent Roman remains. Watch this space!
Wed Sep 23rd Walk to be led by David and Jennifer
Wed Oct 28th Walk to be led by Claire and Keith
Wed Nov 25th Walk to be led by Colin and Judith.
Wed Dec 16th Walk to be led by Val and Steve. Please note that this is not our usual week. We'll try to include some festive fun!