Hartlepool & District


Hartlepool U3A usually meets on the 1st Friday of the month at 2pm. The meeting takes place in

St JOSEPHS CHURCH COMMUNITY HALL on Hutton Avenue (TS26 9PW if you have a SatNav)

Speakers and other Events are shown below

NOTE: the meetings in April, May and June have been cancelled due to Coronavirus. The situation will be kept under review and this page will be updated as things become clearer

There are also events across the north east region organised by Northumbria U3A. Click Northumbria Region Events to visit their website. If you would like to be added to their email list, click Northumbria Region Contact and send an email to Sign up for Regional Info (please also send them an email to be removed from that list or to change your email address on that list).

Dates for your Diary
Fri Apr 3rd Meeting Cancelled due to Coronavirus
Fri May 1st Meeting Cancelled due to Coronavirus
Fri Jun 5th Meeting Cancelled due to Coronavirus
Fri Jul 3rd Mike Lister: ‘Sir Stafford Raffles – founder of Singapore’. Raffles was Lieutenant-Governor of the Dutch East Indies and Lieutenant-Governor of Bencoolen and is the founder of modern Singapore and the British Malaya.
Fri Aug 7th There will be no meeting in August as the hall will be closed
Fri Sep 4th Fool’s Gold: ‘Bang Up To The Elephant’. Folk due Fool’s Gold return with a set about all things Victorian (and maybe even an explanation of what elephants have to do with things).
Fri Oct 2nd Gordon Henderson: ‘Roman Military’. This will be a return visit for Gordon Henderson, who gave a popular and entertaining talk on ‘Roman Medicine’ in October 2019
Fri Nov 6th Ken Williams, a local man from Hartlepool, will present a selection of monologues in north country verse.
Fri Dec 4th Ray Elliston & Barry Liddle: ‘Hartlepool Legend: The Chick Henderson Story’. Ray and Barry (both U3A members) will feature the singing career and war service of the popular singer Chick Henderson – through photographs and music.