Evesham & District

Events: Dates for your Diary

Dates for your diary below is in several sections: Meetings, Outings, Study Days, Social Events and Holidays. You can re-arrange these events into date order with the button above 'Dates for your Diary'.

Meetings
Our monthly meetings, at which we usually have a guest speaker, are held in the Town Hall, Market Place, Evesham on the first Wednesday of each month (except January) from 2pm to 4pm You are cordially invited to stay on after the talk to enjoy free coffee/tea and biscuits and have a chat with other members. There is no admission charge for members, although we may ask you to show your membership card at the door. A suggestions/comments box is available at these meetings, affording you the opportunity to let the Committee know your views and thoughts.

Outings
More information from Sue Beneke: phone 49496, mobile 07775 57280, and see outings

Study days
Organised by the U3A Cotswold Link.

Social Events
Activities outside of the U3A involving an Evesham U3A Group.

Holidays/Short Breaks
More information about Short Breaks and Holidays from Jean Griffin phone 01789 750772, and see Holidays


Dates for your Diary
Meetings
Wed Aug 7th Monthly Meeting in the Town Hall 2pm - Speaker: Mike Watkins
‘Remembering the Swinging 60s’
A light hearted look at people, things, and events of the 1960s.
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Wed Sep 4th Monthly Meeting in the Town Hall 2pm - Speaker: Stephen Rowley
‘Turn right when the butter melts’
A tale of adventure on an old sailing ship crossing the Atlantic.
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Wed Oct 2nd Monthly Meeting in the Town Hall 2pm - no further information available.
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Wed Oct 9th Winter Talk 2pm Rowing Club, Abbey Park
Speaker: Jamie Smith
'Wildlife on and around Bredon Hill'
A talk with video clips of wildlife. Arranged by Gardens & Country, cost to be advised, spaces limited to 80
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Wed Nov 6th Open Day in the Town Hall - 12noon to 3pm
Many of the U3A Evesham groups have a stall where you can talk to the group leaders, join our U3A, and sign up to a group.
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Wed Nov 13th Winter Talk 2pm Rowing Club, Abbey Park
Speaker: Roger Turner
'Making a Garden at the Chelsea Show'
A talk arranged by Gardens & Country, cost to be advised, spaces limited to 80
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Wed Dec 4th Monthly Meeting in the Town Hall 2pm - no further information available.
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Wed Dec 11th Winter Talk 2pm Rowing Club, Abbey Park
Speaker: Duncan Coombes of Pershore Horticultural College
'Winter Colour and Interest in the Garden'
A talk arranged by Gardens & Country, cost to be advised, spaces limited to 80
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Wed Jan 8th 2020 Winter Talk 2pm Rowing Club, Abbey Park
Speaker: Adrian James photographer
'Bodenham Arboretum through the Seasons'
A talk arranged by Gardens & Country, cost to be advised, spaces limited to 80
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Outings
Fri Jul 26th Stourhead National Trust - 9 am start
Cost: NT members £13, others £30
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Thu Aug 29th Great Central Railway and Loughborough - 8.45 am start
PLEASE NOTE EARLIER START TIME!
Cost : £25
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Tue Sep 17th Bridgnorth & Dudmaston Hall - NT - 9 am start

Cost : tbc
Tue Oct 22nd Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Photography Museum and Village - NT -- 9 am start
Cost : NT £11 / non NT £25
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Social Events
Thu Jul 18th
→Fri Jul 26th

Agatha Christie's most famous murder mystery play "And Then there were none" Performed by the talented drama students of The Festival Players.

Tickets £10 - email: Eric Jones or telephone Evesham 48788.

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  • Broadway Lifford Hall: Thursday 18 July
  • Bidford, Crawford Memorial Hall: Friday 19 July
  • Evesham Arts Centre: Wednesday 24th July
  • Pershore Number 8: Friday 26th July.
Fri Jul 19th

Upstream (U3A Rock Band) will be playing at Bretfest. If you fancy a bop or a sing-along to the music mainly of our youth, please come along and support us.

  • Venue: Bretforton Sports Club Station Road, Bretforton WR11 7HX
  • Bar available.
  • Time: 7:30 till 10:00 p.m.
  • Admission: free
Holidays
Sat Aug 10th
→Sun Aug 11th
Shrewsbury Flower Festival and British Ironwork Centre, Oswestry
Cancelled (It was not possible to get a hotel for one night this year.)
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Thu Sep 5th Isle of ManCancelled due to low numbers
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Sun Oct 13th
→Tue Oct 15th
Liverpool – 3 days/2 nights

Stay at the Novotel Liverpool City Centre. £229 per person, single room supplement £58.

The price includes B&B and dinner, excursions and visits.
NT Shugborough Hall, nr Great Haywood, Milford on the outward journey.
Guided tour of Liverpool, cruise across the Mersey to Woodside on the Wirral with entrance to the U-Boat Story Museum, visit to Port Sunlight with a one hour guided tour plus entrance to the museum and art gallery.
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Sun May 10th 2020
→Sun May 17th 2020
Italy, Sorrento see holidays for further information.
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