Croydon

Diary

Events (not just those of Croydon U3A) which are open to all U3A members are included in this Diary. Events are classified into different categories or you may display them in chronological order.

GENERAL MEETINGS are held once a month on the second Wednesday between 13.45 - 16.00 at the FREEMASONS HALL in West Croydon.

  • Tea or coffee and biscuits are served from 13.45 and the meeting begins at 14.15.
  • Visitors are welcome to attend once to see what we do and to speak to committee and other members.
  • It starts with our business meeting, in which members are informed of national and local U3A events and developments, followed by administrative matters.
  • The talk from an invited speaker begins after the raffle.

FULL details of coach outings and the holiday to North Wales and their availability are shown on the Coach Outings & Holidays page.

  • Booking forms for all these events will be included in the Bulletins and can also be obtained at the general meetings.

National and some Regional U3A events are listed below as 'Other'. Also see the links to the London Region, and Surrey, Sussex and South East in the LINKS box right. The events shown on these websites are open to all U3A members.


Dates for your Diary
Meetings
Wed Oct 10th Croydon U3A Annual General Meeting and address by 'The Worshipful the Mayor of Croydon, Councillor Bernadette Khan'. Rosie Edser, a representative from the Croydon Refugee Centre will also be speaking to us after the AGM.
Wed Nov 14th Winds and Words - Remembrance Day by Chris Hooker & Valerie Fry.
Wed Dec 12th A Christmas Medley - not to be missed! by The Ho Ho Ho Group.
Outings
Wed Nov 7th Milestones (near Basingstoke). Start 9.30 am. For details see Croydon U3A Outings page. Booking forms were in the May Bulletin.
Social Events
Fri Dec 14th U3A Christmas Party at Whitgift Sports Club (Details will be in the Nov/Dec Bulletin).
Holidays
Sun Oct 7th
→Fri Oct 12th
Holiday to North Wales & Merseyside. See Coach Outings & Holidays page for details.
Sat Sep 14th
→Thu Sep 19th
September 2019, Holiday to Jersey. See the poster on Croydon U3A Outings page. Booking details in May Bulletin. This holiday is now full and a waiting list has been started.
Other Events
Mon Oct 15th Science at the Ri. "Exploring the Solar System". 1.45 to 4.45pm, Cost £21.50. Booking open -click on the link for details.
Sat Oct 20th London Region Music Study Day (click the link for full details and booking).
NOTE CHANGE OF DATE
Thu Nov 1st National Gallery Study Day - "Makers not Muses". A day of talks by NG experts exploring the status of female artists, their paintings and obstacles to success. Cost £25. Booking in August via U3A events or click on the link.
Mon Nov 12th From Page to Stage, Ambassador Theatre. 10.30 to 4.30pm at the Lyceum Theatre. Cost £37.50. Booking in August via U3A events or click on the link.
Wed Nov 28th
→Thu Nov 29th
Beneath your Feet - Hidden Depths of Roman London at the Guildhall Art Gallery. Click link for details and booking.
Mon Dec 3rd U3A Christmas Concert at the Queen's Chapel of the Savoy.
2pm or 5.30pm. Cost £19.50. Bookings open late September.
Tue Dec 18th U3A Christmas Concert at the Queen's Chapel of the Savoy. 2pm, cost £19.50. Bookings open late September.