Leicester

Events at Leicester U3A

Scroll down for the listing of our monthly meetings, coffee mornings, trips, and visits to Curve and the Phoenix Cinema. You will also find information about national events organised by the Third Age Trust, including study days, lectures, conferences and summer schools.

  • Monthly Meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month, August and December excepted, at 2.45pm at Christchurch, 105a Clarendon Park Road, Leicester LE2 3AH. Visitors may attend up to two meetings, paying £2 for each event.
  • If you have suggestions for speakers at monthly meetings, contact our speaker finder, %Keith Pyne%.
  • Diana Barker organises visits to Curve and has tickets for sale at monthly meetings. Or you can download a Curve booking form from this page. The Theatre Group organise visits to other theatres in the Midlands area.

Dates for your Diary
Meetings
Tue Jun 11th Maladies and Medicines in the 1620s; A talk by Dr Sara Read, a specialist in early modern literature and medicine at Loughborough University. 2.45pm, Christchurch Clarendon Park, Leicester LE2 3AH.
Tue Jul 9th Origins and Decline of the Great Central Railway through Leicestershire; A talk by Malcolm Riddle. 2.45pm, Christchurch Clarendon Park, Leicester LE2 3AH.
Tue Sep 10th John Betjeman – More than Strapping Gels and Bombs on Slough; A talk by John Florance. 2.45pm, Christchurch Clarendon Park, Leicester LE2 3AH.
Tue Oct 8th Tommy Post – Mail in the Trenches; A talk by Peter Cousins. 2.45pm, Christchurch Clarendon Park, Leicester LE2 3AH.
Tue Nov 12th The Curve; A talk by Susie Jordan, Head of Fundraising at the Curve Theatre. 2.45pm, Christchurch Clarendon Park, Leicester LE2 3AH.
Outings
Wed Jun 12th Wisbech Coach Trip - a guided tour for U3A members round Wisbech's Georgian architecture and a visit to the National Trust property Peckover House. Meet for the coach at 8:45 at the Botanic Gardens entrance on Glebe Road, Oadby - expected return time at around 6pm. Click on Timetable for Wisbech to download more details (or get one at the next monthly meeting).

Cost - NT members £16 Others £24

Click Wisbech Booking Form to download a booking form or get one at the next monthly meeting.
Wed Sep 25th War Horse at The Curve, 2:15PM. War Horse is an unforgettable theatrical event which takes audiences on an extraordinary journey from the fields of rural Devon to the trenches of First World War France. Based on the beloved novel by Michael Morpurgo, this powerfully moving and imaginative drama
U3A tickets are £35.00 - balance due 24th July 2019

Click to download a Curve Booking form or obtain one at the next monthly meeting.
Thu Oct 17th Cabaret at The Curve, 2:15PM. It’s 1931, Berlin is a haven of divine decadence and the legendary Sally Bowles is about to take the stage at the infamous Kit Kat Klub… Directed by National Theatre Artistic Director Rufus Norris, the production has enjoyed two smash hit West End runs at The Lyric and The Savoy Theatres.
U3A tickets are £24.00 - balance due 23rd August 2019

Click to download a Curve Booking form or obtain one at the next monthly meeting.
Wed Nov 27th West Side Story at The Curve, 7:30PM. 1957. In the midst of gang rivalry and racial tensions, love at first sight strikes between Tony, of the White-American Jets and Maria, the sister of Bernardo, of the Puerto Rican Sharks. In the face of danger, the two young lovers continue to meet in secret – but the Jets and the Sharks have one last rumble to fight out.
U3A tickets for this special preview performance are £17.25 - balance due 27th September 2019

Click to download a Curve Booking form or obtain one at the next monthly meeting.
Social Events
Wed Jun 12th Film at the Phoenix Cinema in partnership with the U3A: Not Yet Announced. 10.30am, £6.00, including tea or coffee.
Tue Jun 18th All Members' Coffee Morning, Quaker Meeting House, Queens Road, LE2 1WP, 10.15am, £2.00.