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.

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
Wed Sep 11th 'Blood, Guts & Gore' - true stories of murder in Victorian Britain by David Allen.
Wed Oct 9th Croydon U3A Annual General Meeting. Speaker tbc
Wed Nov 13th 'The Role of Robots' by Graham Taylor.
Wed Dec 11th "And so to Ted" - a history of teddy bears & members are invited to bring their own teddies! by Melanie Gibson-Barton.
Fri Oct 4th Bletchley Park (details are in the July Bulletin)
Thu Dec 5th Christmas at Kew. Click on the link for details. See the February Bulletin for booking details. WAITING LIST
Study Days
Fri Oct 4th Celebration of the Capital\'s Industrial Heritage. At the London Metropolitan Archive. Booking through Eventbrite. £25 for the day which includes lunch. WAITING LIST
Sat Nov 9th LRU3A Music Study Day. At King's Place, London. Details to follow.
Summer Schools
Tue Sep 10th
→Thu Sep 12th
National U3A Summer School at Royal Agricultural University, Cirencester. Details at U3A Summer Schools.
Sat Sep 14th
→Thu Sep 19th
September 2019, Holiday to Jersey. This holiday is now full and there is a waiting list.
Sun Nov 24th
→Tue Nov 26th
Bruges Christmas Market break. Click on the link for details. Contact the The Travel Team ASAP to request a brochure/booking form.
The closing date for booking is June 30th.
Other Events
Tue Aug 27th
→Thu Aug 29th
Conference & Third Age Trust AGM at Nottingham. Details U3A events.
Tue Sep 17th Jazz Study Day organised by the Third Age Trust. Click on the link for full details and to book.
Mon Oct 7th U3A explores Science at the RI. Tickets £21.50. Click link for full details.
Thu Nov 7th National Gallery study day. The Pre-Raphaelites. Tickets £25
Mon Nov 25th Architecture of London - study day at the Royal Institute of British Architecture (RIBA). Tickets £25