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|
|Thu Jun 6th||Social||Coffee Morning 11:00 am at The March Hare, 2-4 South Hill, Guildford GU1 3SY|
|Mon Jun 10th||Workshop||Invitation to Flower Arranging Demonstration 2pm Monday 10th June 2019 at Burpham Village Hall.|
Professional Flower Arranger Kathryn Austin will give a demonstration of her artistry with flowers. The demonstration will last for approximately one hour after which there will be an opportunity to inspect the completed arrangements and to talk to Kathryn before they are raffled after tea break. Please contact Valerie on 01483 536085 to order a ticket and arrange pre-payment of £2.50 per person.
|Thu Jun 13th||Outing||British Art at Home|
Owing to insufficient interest this coach trip has been cancelled.
|Wed Jun 19th||Social||Coffee Morning 11:00 am at The White House 8 High St, Guildford GU2 4AJ|
|Wed Jun 26th||Other||The Sound of Musicals Millmead Centre, Millmead, Guildford GU2 4BE at 2pm|
The combined singing groups from Guildford and Milford U3As will be performing songs from Les Misérables, The Lion King, Oklahoma! and many more. No ticket required as entry is free but there will be a voluntary retiring collection in aid of the Guildford Baptist Church Building Redevelopment Project.
|Mon Jul 1st||Social||Coffee Morning 11:00am at The Parkway Guildford GU1 1UP (adjacent to the Spectrum)|
|Mon Jul 15th||Outing||Highclere Castle near Newbury, Berkshire, is currently primarily a (rather magnificent) family home but with a rich and varied history, changing over the centuries from a Tudor house to a grand Georgian mansion, to then become a ‘castle’ and Edwardian party house where visitors included politicians and technological innovators. See Highclere Castle Publicity and Highclere2 application form for details.|
|Tue Jul 16th||Social||Coffee Morning 11:00am at Stoke Park Gardens Café. When entering Stoke Park from the Stoke Road, turn immediate right then pass the kids' park (right) and the toilets (left). There is a path on the left, up towards the gardens which avoids the 'Stepping Stones' route.|
|Wed Jul 24th||Outing||Coach trip to the London Palladium to see a matinee performance of Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Please click Joseph booking form for further details. Spaces are available on a 'coach-only' basis. Or complete and send an application form WITHOUT A CHEQUE if you wish to be placed on the waiting list in case a space becomes available.|
|Tue Jul 30th||Outing||Highclere Castle and Gardens|
This trip is now full. A second trip has been arranged for Monday 15th July.
If you wish to go on the waiting list for the 30th July, please complete the booking form and send it without a cheque.
See Highclere Castle Publicity and Highclere Castle Booking Form for details
|Wed Jul 31st||Social||Coffee Morning 11:00am at The Weyside - Millbrook, Guildford GU1 3XJ|
|Fri Aug 16th||Social||Coffee Morning 11:00am at The Horse & Groom, Epsom Rd, Merrow. GU1 2RG|
|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.|
|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.
|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 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.|
|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.|