This programme has been organised for several years by Phyllis Rosenberg (U3A in London) and has been opened up to all members in the London Region. There are usually 5 Proms with 50 spaces each. Details of any further rehearsals for which tickets are available, will be published as soon as we have them.



The photographic competition is to be held on Thursday 27 September 2018, when photographs submitted by members will be judged by a team headed by Ian Richardson.

The topics for this year are:
. Seaside
. Summertime
. People
. Birds and/or animals

The closing date for entries will be Thursday 13 September 2018

- Photos must have been taken since October 2017.
- Each photograph must be mounted (but not framed) on A4 card.
- The title of the subject must be displayed on the front with the entrant's name separately (this will be covered during judging).
- Please put your address and telephone number on the back.

Judging will be completely on merit, and in no way influenced by the entrant.

Entry fee per photo of £2.

The prizes will be M&S gift cards: 1st prize £20, 2nd prize £15, 3rd prize £10 and highly commended £5.

See the LINK on the right hand side of this page for results.

Dates for your Diary
August 2018
Sat Aug 18thRambling 1


When: Saturday 18th August

Where: We will walk from Paternoster Square through the city passing many of the iconic buildings constructed in the last 20 years finishing at the Heron Tower (Salesforce Tower), where I have made a booking for Brunch at 1.15pm.
Please confirm by 27th July if you would like to come to the brunch as there is a very strict cancellation policy.
Also we could visit the Mithraeum while at the Bloomberg but we need to book (no payment needed), so again please confirm by 27th July if you would like to visit.

Meet: At 10.00am at Ealing Broadway Station at platform level by the waiting room to take the Central line to St Pauls.

Lunch: At the Heron Tower, 1.15pm (details above)

Convener: Ann Marie Tighe, Tel 020 8991 2064, Mobile 07938 724629 Email using the bluebird symbol above.

Tue Aug 28thFamily historyA tour of the SOCIETY OF GENEALOGISTS, 14 Charterhouse Buildings, Goswell Road, London EC1M 7BA on Tuesday 28th August to see their extensive research facilities.

We need to notify numbers in advance, so please e-mail Sue Peach (via the blue bird, above right) if you would like to join us

Meet at 9:30 am in the Ealing Broadway station waiting room. We will take the Central Line to Liverpool Street and on to Barbican after which there is a 10 minute walk. If you would like to come but meet us there, please let Sue Peach know. We should all meet up at the SoG at 11 am to start the tour which should end about 1 pm.

If anyone would like to stay on to do any research, they will need to leave their bags, etc. in lockers and should use only pencils for taking notes.

There is no charge for the tour, but there are charges for using the library for non-members, ranging from £5 for 2 hours to £18 for a full day.
September 2018
Tue Sep 11th
→Fri Sep 14th
Summer School


This year there are two schools, providing an exciting programme covering 19 courses. The second school is from
11th - 14th September at Royal Agricultural University, Cirencester

Details available on the National U3A website or at National Summer Schools

Wed Sep 12thTheatre Outings - Questors


Wednesday 12 September, 2018, 2.30 pm, Salad Days (a 1950s Musical)

Tickets £15 (Band A seats). Please let Rosemary Hart know before July 5 if you wish to attend, as tickets must be purchased then.

Thu Sep 27thOther


Winners to be announced on this day.
Last date for entries - Thursday 13th September

October 2018
Sat Oct 20thStudy Day

LONDON REGION OF U3As MUSIC DAY, 20th October 2018

The programme for this day has now been published and includes:
- Broadway and The American Songbook
- Verdi’s Parental Connections
- The lives of Robert Schumann, Clara Schumann and Johannes Brahms
- A Short History of Jazz
VENUE: Kings Place, 90 York Way, London N1 9AG (adjacent to Kings Cross Station)
COST: £20 per person

Full details and the application form for places are available in the LR Music Day Oct 2018 document, and also on the Events page on the London Region Website, https://u3asites.org.uk/london-region

Wed Oct 24thLondon revisitedWhere: MERCHANT TAYLORS HALL
Details to follow - up to 25 people maximum

When: Wednesday 24 October

Cost: £6 pp