Elmbridge

Events

Everyone, whether a member of Elmbridge U3A or not, is cordially invited to the talks listed below under MEETINGS,
which take place on the first Wednesday of each month at CLAYGATE VILLAGE HALL.

Next meeting on Wednesday 1 August at 2pm

A Surrey Drugs Heist - Warren Rockett

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Surrey Network Study Days are held at the Menuhin Hall (KT11 3QQ) on the Cobham/Fetcham/Leatherhead road.
These events are open only to U3A Members. See Surrey U3A Network Events for more information and to book.
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Full details of all JENNY\'S JAUNTS are on our separate website page. Click the link at the top right of this page.
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National U3A Events
If you would like to be notified about events appearing on the national U3A website, click Events Registration to register.


Dates for your Diary
July 2018
Mon Jul 23rd
→Thu Jul 26th
Summer SchoolNational Summer School at Harper Adams, Shropshire
Now open for booking - click U3A National Summer Schools 2018 for details. Popular courses fill up quickly, so don't delay!
Wed Jul 25thOutingJenny\'s Jaunts Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum and Grounds
There is a significant distance to walk, including some steps.
Cost £35.00 (includes entry and guided tour of the gardens and museum, coach, tip for driver, morning refreshments on arrival. Cafeteria available to buy lunch – cost not included). Pick up 9.00am, back at approx. 4.30pm.
Wed Jul 25thOtherMusic for a Summer Afternoon
Elmbridge U3A Choir Concert: all welcome.

Wednesday 25 July at 2.30pm
Venue: Hersham Baptist Church, Arch Road, Hersham
Conductor: Chris Britton, Accompanists: Peter Mence, Tony Kemp
Collection in aid of Hersham Youth Trust
Parking available at Cardinal Newman School, Arch Road
Tue Jul 31st
→Thu Aug 2nd
Summer SchoolLondon Region of U3As Non-residential Summer School Tues 31 July to Thurs 2 August. Book for any or all of the days.
August 2018
Wed Aug 1stMeetingMonthly Meeting at Claygate Village Hall
A Surrey Drugs Heist - Warren Rockett
Warren, a Surrey Police Officer for 24 years, was second-in-command of the team which uncovered Europe's first cocaine factory in 1988. Two Peruvian brothers, Rene and Rudi Black, set up a fruit importing business based in our own leafy Surrey, as a front for their cocaine smuggling enterprise. Come and find out how Surrey Police solved this remarkable crime, and what happened subsequently at the remarkable trial.
Mon Aug 6thOutingJenny's Jaunt Houses of Parliament / Florence Nightingale Museum
SORRY - NOW FULLY BOOKED: waiting list only
Mon Aug 6th
→Thu Aug 9th
Summer SchoolThe National U3A's Science Network 2018 Annual Meeting will be held from Monday 6 to Thursday 9 August 2018 at Nottingham University Jubilee Campus. See the U3A Science Network website for details and to book.
Thu Aug 9thOutingCountry Rambles will walk from Forest Green. Click April to September for the full programme
Wed Aug 29thOutingJenny\'s Jaunts Highgrove Gardens
FULLY BOOKED - waiting list only.
September 2018
Wed Sep 5thMeetingMonthly Meeting at Claygate Village Hall
Windsor Castle - Jackie Clemson
As a postscript to the recent joyous Royal Wedding, Jackie will show us how Windsor Castle, occupied continuously for longer than any other in the world, has evolved through the centuries. We will also see how the castle is used today, with a pictorial guide to the State Apartments.
Tue Sep 11thOutingJenny\'s Jaunts - Buckingham Palace and the Royal Mews
A tour of Buckingham Palace, which will include the State Rooms and the Royal Mews.
View the palace at your own pace with an audio guide.
Cost £39 (includes coach, tip for driver, entry to Buckingham Palace).
Pick up 9am at the Xcel Centre, return approx. 6pm.
Tue Sep 11th
→Fri Sep 14th
Summer SchoolNational Summer School at the Royal Agricultural University, Cirencester.
Now open for booking - click U3A National Summer Schools 2018 for details. Popular courses fill up quickly, so don't delay!
Thu Sep 13thOutingCountry Rambles will walk from Puttenham. Click April to September for the full programme
Fri Sep 21stStudy DaySurrey Network Study Day
Planned study day in 2018 on Major Infrastructure Projects
See Surrey U3A Network Events for more information.
October 2018
Wed Oct 3rdMeetingMonthly Meeting at Claygate Village Hall
The Highs and Lows of a Stuntwoman's Life - Lucy Allen
Lucy can be seen in numerous films and TV series as a stunt performer,
including Skyfall, Titanic, Absolutely Fabulous and Doctor Who. She was
also the double for Helena Bonham Carter as Bellatrix Lestrange in the
Harry Potter Series. Perhaps we can get some inspiration for new U3A
activities from what promised to be a fascinating insight into the film and
television world!
Mon Oct 15thOutingJenny\'s Jaunts Blenheim Palace
Talk on arrival about the life of Winston Churchill, and refreshments. Explore the palace and gardens at your own pace with an audio guide.
Cost £32 (includes coach, tip for driver, entry fee, audio guide, talk and refreshments on arrival).
Pick up 9am at the Xcel Centre, return approx. 7pm.
Fri Oct 19thStudy DaySurrey Network Study Day
Study day in 2018 on Music Therapy & U3A Singing
See Surrey U3A Network Events for more information
November 2018
Fri Nov 16thStudy DaySurrey Network Study Day
Study day in 2018 on the Development of Agriculture
See Surrey U3A Network Events for more information.