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
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 & District 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.
This meeting is open to non-members. To book a place through Eventbrite click this link
Fri Jul 2nd Dulwich & District open meeting: Alex Wheatle - the Brixton Bard
Free on Zoom at 2pm.
Alex Wheatle, born in Brixton to Jamaican parents, became the award-winning author of more than a dozen children’s and young adult books, including Brixton Rock and The Dirty South. In 2008 he was awarded an MBE for services to literature, although he was invited he points out, to only one literary festival. Spending much of his childhood in the notorious Shirley Oaks children’s home, Alex was later imprisoned for participation in the Brixton riots. In 2020 his experiences were dramatised as the fourth film in Steve McQeen’s acclaimed Small Axe series.
Non-members welcome - To book a free place through Eventbrite click here.
Social Events
Mon Jun 21st Coffee Morning - drop in for a friendly chat.
Free on Zoom at 10.30 - 11.30am.

u3a radio Episode 8