Ely & District


Due to the Government's COVID-19 restrictions, all physical meeting of the u3a and its interest groups have been cancelled or postponed for the foreseeable future However, several groups have started newsletters sharing knowledge and experience, and the U3A and some groups have started meeting using the U3A's group account on Zoom.

Events shown below as a General Meeting or Outing are open to all our members. Unless stated otherwise, the other events are specifically for members of the relevant group and you need to join the group in order to participate. Outings and some group events require booking. Click Outings for more information on booking trips.

The u3a's General Meetings are held usually on the first Tuesday of every month (except August) at 2.30pm. In normal times these are held in the Countess Free Church, 10 Chapel Street, Ely. At present these meetings are held on Zoom. See the list below for details. New members and visitors are welcome (admission £2).

If your group has an event that you think should be shown here or you see an error or omission please send the details to Peter Lee via the Website button on the CONTACT page.

Dates for your Diary
May 2021
Mon May 17thTransportZoom Meeting: Alistair Hodgson on ‘Restoration of the Sea Venom’, 2.30pm, £2 per connection (collected later)
Tue May 18thGardens and PlantsGardening Groups Zoom
2.30 pm Joining details will be sent out closer to the date.
Please send us any queries or volunteer to give a short presentation or talk about your favorite gardening tool.
Tue May 25thGardens and PlantsDate to be confirmed
Small group visits to David Latham's garden. Main attraction Succulatnts
Times and booking process to be confirmed
June 2021
Thu Jun 3rdHistory and Family HistoryHistory Group Zoom Meeting: Ian Cameron on 'The Battle of Hastings', 11.00am (note that this a morning meeting)
Mon Jun 21stTransportZoom Meeting: Tim Young on ‘Trams & Trolley Buses’, 2.30pm
July 2021
Mon Jul 19thTransportZoom Meeting: Brian Hall, Chairman of the B17 Steam Locomotive Trust on ‘Building the Spirit of Sandringham’, 2.30pm, £2 per connection (collected later)