Guildford

Events

Monthly meetings are held on the last Monday of the month at 2-3pm, at the Trinity Centre, Trinity Churchyard Guildford GU1 3RR. Please note change of venue from 2018-19 meetings. 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
September 2019
Thu Sep 19thOutingCoach trip to Sezincote House followed by Batsford Arboretum.
See Sezincote and Batsford publicity and Sezincote and Batsford booking form for details.
Sat Sep 21stOtherStall at the Retirement Fair at Holy Trinity Church, Guildford 09:30 to 14:30.
Mon Sep 30thMeetingMonthly 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
October 2019
Wed Oct 2ndOutingThe 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 5thOutingConcert 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 17thOutingCoach trip to Amberley Museum, West Sussex
See Amberley Museum publicity and Amberley Museum booking form for details
Fri Oct 18thMeetingNew Members' Meeting Venue Trinity Centre 2pm.
Sun Oct 20thOutingConcert 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 28thMeetingMonthly 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.
November 2019
Mon Nov 4thOutingVisit to the Houses of Parliament
The trip is now full but we are arranging additional dates. Please send in your application form and a cheque and you will be informed when these are.
See Houses of Parliament booking form for details
Mon Nov 11thOutingVisit to the Houses of Parliament
The trip is now full but we are arranging additional dates. Please send in your application form and a cheque and you will be informed when these are.
See Houses of Parliament booking form for details
Wed Nov 20thOutingCoach trip to Waddesdon Manor
This trip is now full. An additional trip is being arranged for the following day, Thursday 21st November.
Thu Nov 21stOutingCoach trip to Waddesdon Manor
See Waddesdon Manor publicity 21 Nov and Waddesdon Manor booking form 21 Nov for details
Mon Nov 25thMeetingAGM 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 28thOutingConcert trip to Barbican 7.30pm Balcony. LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Conductor: Gianandrea Noseda,
Janine Jansen (violin))
Rimsky-Korsakov, Bruch, Tchaikovsky Concerts Autumn 2019 Booking Form
December 2019
Mon Dec 2ndOutingVisit to the Houses of Parliament
The trip is now full but we are arranging additional dates. Please send in your application form and a cheque and you will be informed when these are.
See Houses of Parliament booking form for details.
Mon Dec 9thOutingVisit to the Houses of Parliament
The trip is now full but we are arranging additional dates. Please send in your application form and a cheque and you will be informed when these are.
See Houses of Parliament booking form for details.
Wed Dec 11thOtherU3A Christmas Concert 2pm St Nicholas Church
January 2020
Fri Jan 10thMeetingGroup Leaders' Meeting Burpham Village Hall 10 am.
Mon Jan 27thMeetingMonthly 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.
February 2020
Mon Feb 24thMeetingMonthly 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.
March 2020
Mon Mar 23rdMeetingMonthly 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.
April 2020
Mon Apr 6thMeetingU3A Annual Lecture Subject TBA. University of Surrey 2pm.
Tue Apr 7thOtherU3A Easter choral presentation St Nicholas Church 2pm.
Mon Apr 27thMeetingMonthly 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.

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