Kings Norton & District


General Meetings

General Meetings will be held on the first Tuesday of every month throughout the year (with a break for the summer holidays). They are an opportunity to hear about what’s been happening in your U3A, and what’s in store in the next few months. Meetings are held at St Josephs and Helen's hall, where we have a programme of speakers who will be giving talks.

The meeting is also be an opportunity to receive news and updates on the Interest Groups and get advice etc from other members and from Committee members.

Saturday Workshops

Occasional interactive workshops are planned throughout the year where members can discuss in small groups everyday issues affecting their lives. The workshops are free to members and are usually held on Saturday mornings. Check the event list for future dates.

Other Events

As the U3A develops it is hoped that special events and one-off meetings will be held and they will be reported here.

Dates for your Diary
Bird Watching
Mon Jan 6th 2020 RSPB Carsington Water, near Ashbourne, Derbyshire
Wed Jan 15th 2020 Wyre Forest, near Bewdley, Worcestershire
Mon Feb 3rd 2020 The Knapp and Papermill Reserve of the Worcestershire Wildlife Trust, near Alfrick Pound, Worcestershire
Wed Feb 19th 2020 Three locations around Dinmore, Herefordshire.
Mon Mar 2nd 2020 Brandon Marsh Reserve of the Warwickshire Wildlife Trust, eastern Coventry
Wed Mar 18th 2020 RSPB Middleton Lakes Reserve, near Kingsbury/Tamworth.
Mon Apr 6th 2020 Upton Warren Reserve of the Worcestershire Wildlife Trust, Wychbold, Worcestershire
Wed Apr 15th 2020 Marsh Lane Nature Reserve, Packington Estate, near Hampton-in-Arden.
Mon May 4th 2020 RSPB Coombes Valley reserve, near Leek, Staffordshire
Wed May 20th 2020 Symonds Yat, near Monmouth
Mon Jun 8th 2020 Cannock Chase. This is a provisional date for a trip to look for nightjars at dusk. We will leave Birmingham in the afternoon and stay on the Chase until dark.
Wed Jun 17th 2020 RSPB Sandwell Valley reserve.
Mon Jul 6th 2020 Rutland Water. Ospreys should be nesting.
Wed Jul 15th 2020 A trip to Redditch to the Ipsley Alders Marsh reserve of the Worcestershire Wildlife Trust followed by a visit to Arrow Valley lake and park.
Mon Aug 3rd 2020 Blithfield Reservoir, to the West Midland Bird Club reserve. Leaving Birmingham at 0730.
Mon Sep 7th 2020 A full-day trip to the Somerset Levels, including the RSPB Ham Wall reserve.
Wed Sep 16th 2020 Upton Warren reserve of the Worcestershire Wildlife Trust, Wychbold.
Mon Oct 5th 2020 Ladywalk reserve of the West Midland Bird Club, Hams Hall, eastern Birmingham
Wed Oct 21st 2020 RSPB Otmoor reserve, Oxford
Mon Nov 2nd 2020 Belvide Reserve of the West Midland Bird Club, Brewood, Staffs
Wed Nov 18th 2020 Feckenham Wylde Moor Reserve of the Worcestershire Wildlife Trust, Feckenham
Mon Dec 7th 2020 Slimbridge reserve of the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust, Gloucestershire
Wed Dec 16th 2020 Harborne Reserve of the West Midland Bird Club, Harborne, Birmingham