Hillingdon

Events

Monthly meetings

The meetings are held typically on the second Monday of each month between 10:00 and 12:00, although there may be an occasional change of date if there is a clash with another function. These changes do not happen at short notice.

Members should just turn up at the Winston Churchill Hall, Bury Street, Ruislip before 10am on the second Monday in the month, enter the foyer and you won't be able to miss us.


Dates for your Diary
Meetings
Mon Jul 9th Monthly Meeting at WCH - Presentation: Anita Mays - "Game, Jet and Match"
Mon Aug 6th Monthly Meeting at WCH - Presentation: Mike Payne - "The History of Pinewood Studios"
Mon Sep 10th Monthly Meeting at WCH - Presentation: David Burnell - "Smoke, Steam and Soot"
Mon Oct 8th Monthly Meeting at WCH - Presentation: Andrew Waite - "Introduction to Gemstones"
Mon Nov 12th Monthly Meeting at WCH - Presentation: John Tyler - "The World of Insects"
Mon Dec 10th Monthly Meeting at WCH - Presentation: Chris Dingley - "Tax, Care and Toy Boys"
Outings
Mon Jun 25th Brighton
A trip arranged for the Ecclesiastical Architecture Group but with spaces for other members to spend the day exploring the town/beach. Cost: £18.50 This trip is now Full.
Thu Jul 26th Savill Gardens, Windsor Great Park and Thames Boat Cruise
Cost: £38. This event is now Full
Wed Aug 8th All England Lawn Tennis Club, Wimbledon
Cost: £17. Still a few places available.
Tue Aug 14th Historic Cycle Ride - Hillingdon at War
In association with Hillingdon Guided Cycle Rides, Hillingdon U3A have arranged another free guided Cycle Ride. Meet at Ruislip Station at 10am with your bike (Sorry but no bike loans are available for this event). Expected to finish first leg by 12:00pm or 1:00pm for a longer ride.

Cost : Free

Distance 7-10 mile tour of Hillingdon with lots of stops during the way. Route is made up up 2 sections so you could choose to do either 1 or both.

Speed : The group will go at the speed of the slowest rider.

Contact : Contact Patricia via email to creakpatricia@gmail.com to book a place as space is limited to 12 places.
Tue Aug 14th National Memorial Arboretum, Alrewas, Staffordshire
Cost: £25. Places still available.
Study Days
Sat Oct 20th

London Region Music Day ** NEW REVISED DATE ** – Details from gwen.wright@virgin.net Music Day Programme

Social Events
Thu Jul 19th A Summer Bar-B-Q
£23.00 per person

Middlesex Stadium, Breakspear Road, Ruislip from 12.30 pm until 5.00 pm.
Garden Appreciation 3
Wed Jun 27th TBA
London Walks
Thu Jun 28th The Suffragettes, meeting at St James Park station at 10.45am. The cost for this walk is £8 per member as the cost of guides has increased.
Opera Appreciation 1
Wed Jun 20th Cosi van Tutte
All tickets sold
Rambling
Mon Jun 25th Time/Meet: 10.50am at Denham Station on the Chiltern Line.

Walk: A 6.5 mile walk from Denham Station to Park Lane Harefield.
No stiles or hills but please wear appropriate footwear for this countryside walking.

Lunch: This will be at The Bear and Barge in Moorhall Road. There are picnic benches in the park nearby for those who prefer to take their own lunch.

Transport: The 331 bus from Uxbridge Station goes to Denham Station. Journey time is 15mins (approx.) buses are timetabled to leave Uxbridge at 9.52am, 10.12am, 10.32am. At the end of the walk the U9 bus runs to Uxbridge Station from Harefield every 20 minutes.

Queries: Phone Alan
Mon Jul 16th Time/Meet: 11.00am at Amersham Station on the Metropolitan Line.

Walk: A 6 mile walk from Amersham Station to Chalfont St. Peter through open countryside and woods. Please wear appropriate footwear for this countryside walking.

Lunch: At Chalfont St Giles where there is a pub, cafes, or bring a picnic as there are plenty of benches nearby.

Transport: Outward Journey: Amersham Station take Metropolitan line. If travelling from Harrow on the Hill you can also use the Chiltern line train departing at 10.24.
Return Journey: from Chalfont St. Peter bus 105 goes to Uxbridge

Queries: Phone Alan
Singers U3A
Sat Jun 30th Summer Serendipity
TICKETS £8 including light refreshments.

7.30 p.m.
Christ Church, Redford Way, Belmont Road
Uxbridge
Stroller Walks
Sun Jun 24th EAST END SUNDAY MARKETS - Details in Newsletter
Wed Jul 11th ROTHERHITHE - Details in Newsletter
Sunday Concerts
Sun Oct 28th Sibelius Symphony No. 2 & Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1 (£34.50)
Sun Dec 9th ASHKENAZY : Elgar's Enigma Variations and Mendelssohn Overture, Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage, Mozart Piano Concerto No. 24, K491... (£34.50)
Sun Jan 20th English Fantasia: Elgar Introduction and Allegro, Gordon Prometheus, Concerto for Bass Clarinet and Orchestra. (£34.50)
Sun Mar 24th

Shubert: Symphony No.9 Mozart Overture, The Marriage of Figaro, Mozart Piano Concerto No. 17, K453. ** (£35.50) **

Theatre Visits
Thu Aug 16th Ten Times Table by Alan Ayckbourn at Sonning– a Matinee show.
All Tickets Sold and a waiting list now exists.