Dulwich & District

Events

At present all future meetings are ONLINE ONLY until "social distancing" is no longer needed.

Need a break from Zoom? Why not sit back, relax and listen to u3a radio. This month features an interview with one of our members, Maggie Smith. (Scroll to the bottom of the page for Episode 7).

In addition to the Interest Groups we organise a monthly meeting as an opportunity for members to meet each other, swap experiences and new ideas for groups, ask questions and listen to a visiting speaker.

The links to the online meetings are sent out to members approximately 24 hours before the event. Note: Non-members are welcome to attend these meetings and should contact the secretary (click on the blue bird logo) to obtain the link.
Any member needing help with zoom should look at our Zoom help page by clicking ZOOMHELP

Dulwich U3A Open Meetings are from 2:00pm till 4:00pm unless otherwise stated.
During 'normal' times, most of our open meetings take place at Herne Hill Baptist Church, Half Moon Lane, SE24 9HU (unless a different venue is stated)
Suggestions for a theme or speaker at our monthly meeting are welcome - please contact the Secretary by clicking on the blue bird logo.

NOTE: Regional and National events are only open to u3a members.

For more information about London Region events please click LREGION

For more information about Third Age Trust National events including quizzes, challenges and projects from subject adviser volunteers click NATIONAL.

Also on offer are events with leading organisations such as the National Gallery, Royal Institution etc (for which there may be a charge) as well as a range of free workshops, webinars and interactive sessions delivered by members for members. Some events are listed in the table below but please click EDUCATIONAL for the full list.

Please note that the London Region and Third Age Trust regularly release new events so keep checking their websites for updates!


Dates for your Diary
Meetings
Wed Apr 21st Dulwich Open Meeting - Staying safe Online
U3A member Barry Linton will offer wise advice and tips to protect your data.
Free on Zoom at 2pm. Non members please click the blue bird logo (top right of page) to contact the secretary for the link.
Mon Apr 26th London Region - Jenny Remfry: The Horse
Jenny Remfry will discuss the importance of the horse as transport up to the 19 th century, and also describe the development of thorougbreds, illustrated in the paintings of George Stubbs.
Free on zoom at 5.30-6.30pm. For more information and to register click APRIL 2021
Tue Apr 27th National Event - Wicked Plants - which ones are hiding in your garden?
Join Marion Dale from Crewkerne u3a for a talk on Wicked Plants/
Free on Zoom at 2pm - register here WICKED
Wed Apr 28th National Event - u3a Ukulele Jam
A fun open-mic hosted by our very own Neil Abrahams
Free on Zoom at 2pm - register here UKULELE JAM
Mon May 10th London Region - Graham Taylor: Visual Arts in the Roaring Twenties
Free on zoom at 5.30-6.30pm. For more information and to register click SUMMER 2021
Wed May 12th Dulwich Open Meeting - Introducing Link Age Southwark
Sophie Wellings, CEO of Link Age Southwark, who previously worked for the Third Age Trust will talk about Link Age Southwark and possibilities for collaboration with our u3a.
Free on Zoom at 2pm.
Wed May 12th National Event - Behind the scenes of Dame Mary Quant
Join Heather Tilbury Phillips, a member from Bury St Edmunds u3a, who was formerly a Director of Mary Quant Limited with responsibility for the Marketing and Public Relations of Mary personally and the international brand. She is also the Advisor to the V & A on their record breaking exhibitions.
Free on Zoom at 10.30am - register here QUANT
Mon May 24th London Region - Christopher Dean: Germany’s Weimar Republic (1919 to 1933) Doomed to fail?
Free on zoom at 5.30-6.30pm. For more information and to register click SUMMER 2021
Fri May 28th National Event - The Big u3a Online Debate
The Motion: THIS HOUSE BELIEVES THAT OLDER PEOPLE HAVE JUST AS MUCH TO LEARN FROM YOUNG PEOPLE AS THEY DO FROM EACH OTHER
Think there's an obvious answer? Think again and join us!
Free on Zoom at 2pm - register here DEBATE
Mon Jun 7th London Region - Lucy Ellis: Wallpapers in the 1920s and ‘30s: Designing and Decorating for the Suburban Dream
Free on zoom at 5.30-6.30pm. For more information and to register click SUMMER 2021
Mon Jun 21st London Region - Kevin McCarron: F. Scott Fitzgerald and the 1920s
Free on zoom at 5.30-6.30pm. For more information and to register click SUMMER 2021
Mon Jun 21st Dulwich Open Meeting - Organised Crime
Ex prison governor Ian Gunn will talk about his experiences in dealing with the crime world and offer insights and advice on protecting ourselves.
Free on Zoom at 2pm. Non members please click the blue bird logo (top right of page) to contact the secretary for the link.
Social Events
Wed May 19th Coffee Morning - drop in for a friendly chat.
Free on Zoom at 10.30 - 11.30am.
Mon Jun 21st Coffee Morning - drop in for a friendly chat.
Free on Zoom at 10.30 - 11.30am.
Other Events
Wed Jun 2nd NATIONAL u3a DAY
This is planned as a national event, celebrating and advertising the
successes of u3a at local, national and international level.
We plan local celebrations and will publish more in formation about
these plans shortly.

u3a radio Session 7