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 Aug 8th OPEN SOCIAL AFTERNOON. There will displays from different groups, a presentation on The Lasting Power of Attorney by Robyn Nunez and a chance to chat with other members and make new friends,
Wed Sep 12th Space is BIG by Hugh Alford
Wed Oct 10th Croydon U3A Annual General Meeting
Wed Nov 14th Winds and Words - Remembrance Day
Wed Dec 12th Voices from Victorian England by Leslie Allman
Outings
Fri Jul 27th Smallhythe Place & Lamb House. Price £29.50, (£16.50 for NT members). Details can be found at Croydon U3A Outings.
Wed Aug 15th Ickworth. Price £26 (NT £15). Details can be found at Croydon U3A Outings.
Fri Sep 14th Charleston Farmhouse & Eastbourne. Price £27. Details can be found at Croydon U3A 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
Mon Aug 6th
→Fri Aug 17th
Croydon U3A SUMMER ACTIVITIES Fortnight click the link to read all about it. Full details of the activities will be published in the July Bulletin.
Fri Dec 14th U3A Christmas Party at Whitgift Sports Club (more details later).
Summer Schools
Mon Jul 23rd
→Thu Jul 26th
National U3A summer school at Harper Adams University, Newport, Shropshire. Visit U3A Summer Schools for details and to book.
Tue Jul 31st
→Thu Aug 2nd
London Region U3A Summer School. At St Bride Foundation, Bride Lane, Fleet Street.
See the Summer School Flyer and Summer School 2018 booking form.
Tue Sep 11th
→Fri Sep 14th
National U3A Summer School. Royal Agricultural University, Cirencester. Visit U3A Summer Schools for details and to book.
Holidays
Sun Oct 7th
→Fri Oct 12th
Holiday to North Wales. See Coach Outings & Holidays page for details. Booking information and forms were in the January Bulletin. STILL A FEW PLACES AVAILABLE
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
Wed Sep 19th Jazz Study Day to be held at Westminster Cathedral Hall, 11am to 4pm. Cost £20, tickets available from U3A events page.
Mon Oct 15th U3A at the Royal Institution. "Exploring the Solar System". 1.45 to 4.45pm, Cost £21.50. Booking opens in July via U3A events.
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.
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.
Wed Nov 28th or 29 Nov. Guildhall Gallery: Roman London. 11am to 4pm. Booking in August via U3A events.