Monthly meetings are held on the last Monday of the month at 2-3pm, at St. Catherine's Village Hall. Help with putting out and returning chairs before and after the meetings would be greatly appreciated. Please note that there is an option to change the order of this listing from "Date Order" to "By Category". Some U3A events not organised by Guildford U3A are listed on the Other U3A sites and Events page
|Dates for your Diary|
|Tue Aug 27th||Social||Coffee Morning 11:00am at The March Hare, 2-4 South Hill, Guildford GU1 3SY|
|Fri Aug 30th||Other||Group Enrolment Day 2-3:30pm at Guildford College, Stoke Road.|
|Wed Sep 4th||Outing||Coach trip to Chichester for a matinee performance of the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical Oklahoma!. This trip is now full. If you wish to go on the waiting list, please complete and send an application form without a cheque, and you will be notified if a space becomes available. Please click Oklahoma publicity and Oklahoma booking form for further details.|
|Thu Sep 19th||Outing||Coach trip to Sezincote House followed by Batsford Arboretum.|
See Sezincote and Batsford publicity and Sezincote and Batsford booking form for details.
|Sat Sep 21st||Other||Stall at the Retirement Fair at Holy Trinity Church, Guildford 09:30 to 14:30.|
|Mon Sep 30th||Meeting||Monthly Meeting: Sabine Baring Gould talk by Rebecca Tope, Crime writer and successful guest speaker concerning a Victorian writer who deserves to be more well known. Venue Trinity Centre, Trinity Churchyard Guildford GU1 3RR 2pm Please note change of venue from 2018-19 meetings|
|Wed Oct 2nd||Outing||The Beauty of Tchaikovsky at the Royal Albert Hall|
The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra celebrate the music and passion of Tchaikovsky in a concert featuring dancers from the Birmingham Royal Ballet. Includes excerpts from the popular and much-loved Sleeping Beauty, Swan Lake and The Nutcracker, and an 1812 firework finale!
See The Beauty of Tchaikovsky publicity and The Beauty of Tchaikovsky booking form for details.
|Sat Oct 5th||Outing||Concert trip to Royal Festival Hall 7.30pm Rear Stalls. LONDON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA Conductor: Susanna Malkki, Sheku Kanneh-Mason (cello).|
Elgar, Britten, Sibelius. Concerts Autumn 2019 Booking Form
|Thu Oct 17th||Outing||Coach trip to Amberley Museum, West Sussex|
See Amberley Museum publicity and Amberley Museum booking form for details
|Fri Oct 18th||Meeting||New Members' Meeting Venue Trinity Centre 2pm.|
|Sun Oct 20th||Outing||Concert trip to Royal Festival Hall. 3.00pm Rear Stalls. PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA Conductor: Karl- Heinz Steffens, Tamara Stefanovich (piano)|
Brahms, Mozart, Mendelssohn. Concerts Autumn 2019 Booking Form
|Mon Oct 28th||Meeting||Monthly Meeting: George Frideric Handel: Inventive Instrumentation and Orchestral Opulence.|
Talk by Simon Mold, a composer whose works include a carol specially composed for the U3A Choir which was performed at our 2018 Christmas Concert. A look at some of Handel's music through the instruments that he uses. The talk will be punctuated with some musical examples. Venue Trinity Centre 2pm.
|Mon Nov 4th||Outing||Visit to the Houses of Parliament|
See Houses of Parliament booking form for details
|Mon Nov 11th||Outing||Visit to the Houses of Parliament|
See Houses of Parliament booking form for details
|Wed Nov 20th||Outing||Coach trip to Waddesdon Manor|
See Waddesdon Manor publicity and Waddesdon Manor booking form for details
|Mon Nov 25th||Meeting||AGM followed by Monthly Meeting: Some great fibs of the Crimean War. by Mike Hinton,Historian of Crimean War: PhD. entitled ‘Victory over Disease: Resolving the Medical Crisis in the Crimean War, 1854–1856’. A mini-crusade against the peddling of misinformation during and after the Crimean War. Venue Trinity Centre 2pm.|
|Thu Nov 28th||Outing||Concert trip to Barbican 7.30pm Balcony. LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Conductor: Gianandrea Noseda,|
Janine Jansen (violin))
Rimsky-Korsakov, Bruch, Tchaikovsky Concerts Autumn 2019 Booking Form
|Wed Dec 11th||Other||U3A Christmas Concert 2pm St Nicholas Church|
|Fri Jan 10th||Meeting||Group Leaders' Meeting Burpham Village Hall 10 am.|
|Mon Jan 27th||Meeting||Monthly Meeting: News from Berlin talk by Irene Black, local writer and speaker and our Guildford U3A newsletter editor. If only I had news from you. Venue Trinity Centre 2pm.|
|Mon Feb 24th||Meeting||Monthly Meeting: From Arrow to Ebola talk by Pete Starling MA, DHMSA, FRHistS|
Former curator of the Army Medical Museum, Mychett.
The Army Medical Services from the Civil War to the present. Venue Trinity Centre 2pm.
|Mon Mar 23rd||Meeting||Monthly Meeting: Suffragettes in Surrey:1919 talk by Kathy Atherton|
A historian who specialises in the women's movement.
To tie in with when women were first admitted as solicitors. Venue Trinity Centre 2pm.
|Mon Apr 6th||Meeting||U3A Annual Lecture Subject TBA. University of Surrey 2pm.|
|Tue Apr 7th||Other||U3A Easter choral presentation St Nicholas Church 2pm.|
|Mon Apr 27th||Meeting||Monthly Meeting: The Yehudi Menuhin School talk by a representative from the school|
Explaining the ethos of the school and bringing some students to play. Venue Trinity Centre 2pm.