Harrogate

What is On

OPEN MEETINGS

Open Meetings which include a talk, are normally held monthly from September to June, but not December. They are usually held on the 4th Friday of the month, but check the programme as it is sometimes necessary to change the date.

Potential members are welcome to come to our Open Meetings.

Open Meetings now take place at the Cairn Hotel, Ripon Road, Harrogate HG1 2JD and held in the Mountbatten Room. Doors will open at 1.45pm followed by a talk at 2pm. Please see below for details of future scheduled meetings.

Members who wish to socialise after the meeting, can get together in the bar area with committee members and some of our group leaders.

GROUPS

For Group events see the relevant Groups page.

OUTINGS

For Outings see the Coach Trips page when available

OTHER ACTIVITIES

Activities not organised by U3A see the page General Interest

Any last minute changes are notified by email to those members who have provided valid addresses.

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Dates for your Diary
Meetings
Fri Sep 30th Friday September 30th - The first Open Meeting of the new year at the Cairn Hotel in the Mountbatten Room at 2pm. The speaker will be Neil Hanson, a successful author and ghost writer, who will give the talk "Inn and Out at the Top", the story of his time running Britain's highest inn in the 1970s and 1980s.
The bar at the Cairn will be open after the talk for members who wish to stay a while and socialise with committee members and group leaders.
Fri Oct 28th Friday October 28th - The Open Meeting at the Cairn Hotel in the Mountbatten Room at 2pm. The speaker is Dr John Ridley, a retired North Yorkshire primary school headteacher, who will give his talk about his time when working as 'A Village Headmaster'.
The bar at the Cairn will be open after the talk for members who wish to stay a while and socialise with the committee members and group leaders.
Fri Nov 25th Friday November 25th - The Open Meeting at the Cairn Hotel in the Mountbatten Room at 2pm. The speaker is Paul Whittaker OBE, a professional deaf musician who will give the talk 'Music to Your Ears' talking about his experiences , with possible audience participation.
The bar at the Cairn will be open after the talk for members who wish to stay a while and socialise with the committee members and group leaders.
Fri Dec 2nd Friday December 2nd Harrogate u3a AGM at the Wesley Centre in Harrogate from 2pm. This will be followed by a members' 'Have Your Say' session where members can ask questions of the (new) u3a committee.
Social Events
Fri Sep 23rd Open to u3a members only. A fiendish quiz whose answers can only be found by taking a walk around the beautiful town of Harrogate. When? 2,00 to 3.30 pm on Friday 23rd September. Where? Meet in the Library Gardens. Who? Teams of up to 4. Click on the following link for- WTH Flyer
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Fri Oct 7th Friday October 7th. Annual u3a Showcase to be held at the Wesley Centre in Harrogate from 12 - 4pm. Come along and find out all about Harrogate u3a and the many groups we run.