Dronfield & District

U3A and Other Events

This page provides a list of:

  • Dronfield and District U3A Monthly General Meetings. These are also listed separately on the Newsletters page. If you would like to suggest a speaker for one of our meetings please email our Speaker Finder.
  • Other events and meetings in the Dronfield area that may be of interest to U3A members. If you would like to advertise a local event please contact the Website Editor.

interest Group Meetings

  • For general information about group meetings open our Groups List.
  • Some groups provide detailed information about future meetings on the Dronfield and District U3A Calendar or on their individual group page. To check which groups have a group page go to the Groups page.

Did you know.....?

  • Dronfield Hall Barn organises a range of educational courses and talks. You can see what's coming up by visiting Dronfield Hall Barn Events.
  • The Open University, in collaboration with more than 60 national and international partners, offers a diverse selection of courses from leading universities and cultural institutions from around the world. The courses are delivered one step at a time, and are accessible on mobile, tablet and desktop, so you can fit learning around your life. What's more, they're free! Read all about it, and find a course to interest you, on the FutureLearn website.

Dates for your Diary
June 2019
Wed Jun 12thMembers

Dronfield and District U3A Monthly General Meeting

Time:10.00-12.00.
Venue:Dronfield Civic Hall, Civic Centre, Dronfield S18 1PD.
Agenda:This is a drop-in session with no speaker. General U3A business will be followed by an opportunity to talk to the Executive Committee, Group Coordinators and fellow U3A members.
Visitors:Visitors are welcome to attend this meeting.
Information:Email Membership Support or telephone: 01246 417458
Fri Jun 14thOther

Sheffield Recorded Music Society

Early Verdi - 'Ernani'

Ann Copnell

Where:The Vestry, Millhouses Methodist Church, Millhouses Lane, Sheffield, S7 2HA
When:1.30-3.30pm
Cost:Non-members £4.00 (refundable on conversion to full membership)
More information:Telephone the Secretary 01246 419158 or visit the Sheffield Recorded Music Society website.
July 2019
Wed Jul 10thMembers

Dronfield and District U3A Monthly General Meeting

Speakers: Vanessa Charles and Christine Sanderson - “Through the garden gate.”

Time:10am - 12.00
Venue:Dronfield Civic Hall, Civic Centre, Dronfield, S18 1PD
Speaker:"Through the Garden Gate". Vanessa Charles and Christine Sanderson will talk about the history of the National Garden Scheme and what it's like to open your garden to the public.
Visitors:Visitors are welcome to attend this meeting.
Information:Email Membership Support or telephone: 01246 417458
Wed Jul 10thMembers

Derbyshire U3A Network Picnic

What:A bring-your-own picnic for members of Derbyshire U3As. An occasion to meet and socialise with members of U3As from around Derbyshire.
When:Wednesday 10th July, 11.30 onwards
Where:Hardwick Hall, Bolsover, S44 5RW
Cost:Free to National Trust members. Otherwise see the Derbyshire Network Picnic Poster for parking charges and optional fees for entry fees to the house and/or gardens.
Other information:This is an outdoor event. Be prepared for the weather.
Fri Jul 12thOther

Sheffield Recorded Music Society

Music from the Baltics (Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania)

Gary Midgley

Where:The Vestry, Millhouses Methodist Church, Millhouses Lane, Sheffield, S7 2HA
When:1.30-3.30pm
Cost:Non-members £4.00 (refundable on conversion to full membership)
More information:Telephone the Secretary 01246 419158 or visit the Sheffield Recorded Music Society website.
August 2019
Wed Aug 14thMembers

Dronfield and District U3A Monthly General Meeting

Time:10.00-12.00.
Venue:Dronfield Civic Hall, Civic Centre, Dronfield S18 1PD.
Agenda:This is a drop-in session with no speaker. General U3A business will be followed by an opportunity to talk to the Executive Committee, Group Coordinators and fellow U3A members.
Visitors:Visitors are welcome to attend this meeting.
Information:Email Membership Support or telephone: 01246 417458
September 2019
Wed Sep 11thMembers

Dronfield and District U3A Monthly General Meeting

Speaker: Terry Fones - “Let's go home - Driving from Saudi Arabia to Cheshire by Land Rover"

Time:10am - 12.00
Venue:Dronfield Civic Hall, Civic Centre, Dronfield, S18 1PD
Speaker:Terry Fones will talk about his 6423 miles and 13 countries journey - including exciting border crossings, snowblocked mountain passes and the hospitality of so many people en route.
Visitors:Visitors are welcome to attend this meeting.
Information:Email Membership Support or telephone: 01246 417458
October 2019
Wed Oct 9thMembers

Dronfield and District U3A

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

Speaker: Maureen Taylor " A Visitor from the 16th Century"

Time:10am - 12.00
Venue:Dronfield Civic Hall, Civic Centre, Dronfield, S18 1PD
Speaker:Maureen Taylor will be dressed in costume as a visitor from the 16th century.
Visitors:Visitors are welcome to attend this meeting.
Information:Email Membership Support or telephone: 01246 417458
November 2019
Wed Nov 13thMembers

Dronfield and District U3A Monthly General Meeting

Time:10.00-12.00.
Venue:Dronfield Civic Hall, Civic Centre, Dronfield S18 1PD.
Agenda:This is a drop-in session with no speaker. General U3A business will be followed by an opportunity to talk to the Executive Committee, Group Coordinators and fellow U3A members.
Visitors:Visitors are welcome to attend this meeting.
Information:Email Membership Support or telephone: 01246 417458