Open Meetings

Meetings are held at 2:30-4:00 on the 3rd Thursday of the month at the Kenilworth Methodist Church, Priory Rd, Kenilworth CV8 1LQ. Members free. Visitors £1. Refreshments 20p. (No meetings August or December)

The open meetings comprise an approximately 45 minutes presentation by an accomplished speaker. A wide range of topics are covered, some informative, some entertaining, but always interesting and often humorous.

We are always keen to receive suggestions about speakers or topics you would like to include. so click here to send a message to our Speakers’ Secretary.


Thursday 21st February

Coventry Heritage — presented by John Ruddick

Historian John Ruddick will speak about the planned heritage developments that will affect the Coventry area.

Thursday 21st March


U3A National Executive member and West Midlands Regional Trustee, Auriol Ainley will speak about her role

Thursday 18th April

The Staffordshire Hoard — presented by Dr David Symons

Dr Symons will speak about his work in connection with the finding of the greatest hoard of
Anglo-Saxon gold and artefacts ever found



21st February - Poetry

21st March - Poetry Too

18th April - Classical Music

16th May - Art Appreciation

PLEASE Don’t forget to pass the tea things on to the next group before you leave the kitchen.

Also pass on the takings if the supplies are running low so they can restock.

Group contacts : any problems, please phone or email a group coordinator

How to organise the Tea Rota.
2 or 3 People from the allocated groups are requested to make and serve refreshments at the monthly open meetings. The previous group should pass on any remaining tea/ sugar/coffee. Please buy milk and biscuits as needed and reimburse yourselves out of the days takings. Pass the rest of the money to the treasurer. The cost of a drink and biscuit is 20p. Dishwasher instructions are on the wall and if in difficulties ask a member to help you. Groups can exchange dates but please let the committee know.