Hitchin

Events

This page shows primarily the events for Hitchin U3A. Also shown is a selection of events organised by the Herts Network, the Eastern Region, and National U3A. For further details click on the link or the U3A tab. Information is also often available on the notice boards at members' meetings.

Hitchin U3A members’ meetings are on the 2nd and 4th Mondays each month with short breaks for Easter and Xmas.  The meetings are held in the conveniently central location of Christchurch, Bedford Rd (opposite Waitrose) - click to see map.

Meetings start at 2.15pm until 4pm - registration from 1.45pm. There is a full program of speakers throughout the year on a wide range of interesting topics - see below for details of upcoming talks - click on the link for a full, printable, programme.  After the talk tea and biscuits are served by one of the groups, giving an opportunity to meet and chat with friends in a pleasant environment.

Other events shown here are primarily for the open groups - lunch club, travel and walking - but may include events organised at National or Network level.

To register your interest in attending one of the open group events, email the group leader by clicking on the group name below :


Dates for your Diary
Meetings
Mon Jun 24th New Towns Movement by Marion Hill
Roadies : Elizabeth, Belinda, Steve
Mon Jul 8th An Old Man climbing Kilimanjaro by Ken Brazier
Roadies : Marian, Derek, Allison
Mon Jul 22nd Summer Event 1
Roadies : Tables and chairs plus hall mic.
Mon Aug 12th Summer Event 2
Roadies : Tables and chairs plus hall mic.
Mon Aug 26th Bank Holiday - no meeting
Outings
Wed Jul 10th Cotswolds Wildlife Park - More visitors needed
Set in over 160 acres of beautiful parklands the Park and Gardens have an amazingly diverse collection of over 260 species many of which are endangered in the wild.
Thu Aug 22nd Beth Chatto Gardens & Layer Marney Tower
After a 15 minute introductory talk, explore these breath-taking and inspirational gardens. After lunch visit Layer Marney Tower, a Tudor palace, composed of buildings, gardens and parkland, dating from 1520.
Sun Nov 24th Classical Spectacular at the Royal Albert Hall
This is a wonderful concert with popular classics and finishes with “Land of Hope and Glory, Jerusalem and Rule Britannia ending with the 1812 Overture which includes cannons and fireworks.
URGENT - LIMITED AVAILABILITY SO BOOK NOW
Contact the Travel Group by clicking on the email link above.
Study Days
Mon Oct 7th U3A at the RI
Check the National website for details
Summer Schools
Tue Jul 23rd
→Thu Jul 25th
London Region is holding a series of summer schools which we are invited to attend. Click on this LR Summer School 2019 flyer link to see more details, or click on the U3A tab and check out the Events.
Mon Aug 12th
→Thu Aug 15th
National Summer School 1 Birmingham. Click on the U3A tab and check out the Events for more details.
Tue Sep 10th
→Fri Sep 13th
National Summer School 2 Cirencester. Click on the U3A tab and check out the Events for more details.
Other Events
Mon Jun 24th Committee Meeting If any member has an issue they would like raised at the meeting please let any member of the committee know.
Tue Jun 25th Lunch We're back in business. This time we will be in the Plume of Feathers.
NOTE the later time of 1 pm