London Region of U3As

Events

See the table below for many U3A meetings, study days, workshops/conferences, summer schools, concerts and other events taking place in the London area. Some of these events are organised in London by the Third Age Trust. Events organised in nearby regions or elsewhere may also be included if potentially of interest and accessible to members of London U3As.

Watch the events page on EVENTS, U3A NATIONAL WEBSITE for national events. See details for events in the London area below.
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We hold regular 'Delegates' meetings where two representatives (ie 'Delegates') are invited to attend from each of the London area U3As. For further information on these see the DELEGATES page.
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U3A LONDON REGION SUMMER SCHOOL 2019: Use the following shortcut to links. Scroll down the Diary dates to July 23-25 for more information.
SS Programme
SS Postal Application for postal submission
SS Application for on-line application
Summer School Poster.

The following sessions are now FULLY BOOKED:

TUESDAY:
WORKSHOP – The Silk Roads
WALK – An Amble Along The Embankment

WEDNESDAY:
TALK – Here’s the News and Other Happenings
TALK – Valuing Antiquities Today & Living with Social History
WALK – Down the Thames Towards the Sea
WALK – Western Wards and Walkways

WORKSHOP change: Shakespeare; King Henry cancelled. Replaced by Cryptic Crosswords.

THURSDAY:
TALK – Thankless Child
TALK – Something to Get Your Teeth Into
WORKSHOP – The Versailles Treaty
WALK – City of London From Land to Sea

MANY EXCELLENT CHOICES STILL AVAILABLE BUT BOOK NOW TO AVOID DISAPPOINTMENT!


Dates for your Diary
June 2019
Tue Jun 18thSocialThe Gardeners: a new chamber opera by Robert Hugill and Joanna Wyld
Robert is a member of U3A in London. Premiere in concert Tuesday 18 June 2019 7.30pm
Conway Hall, Red Lion Square, London, WC1R 4RL
Tickets £20, available online: The Gardeners
Thu Jun 20thStudy DayRenaissance Treasures at the National Gallery £25.00
Further information here: Renaissance Treasurers
Tue Jun 25thWorkshopWorkshop for Walking Group Leaders; by U3A South West London Consortium, Kingston upon Thames, Tuesday June 25th 2-4pm. Workshop is free, but places limited and application required. Further information here: walk leaders flyer and: Leading Walks Overview
Wed Jun 26thStudy DayPeers vs The People: Research Retreats. Details at Citizens 800. Register here: Peers vs the People
July 2019
Tue Jul 23rd
→Thu Jul 25th
Summer SchoolU3A LONDON REGION SUMMER SCHOOL 2019: This year’s summer school will be held Tuesday 23rd to Thursday 25th July at the St Bride Foundation, Bride Lane, Fleet Street (easy access: 5 minutes from Blackfriars underground station). This is a popular annual non-residential event. Members can attend for one, two or three days, and can choose from 28 different talks, 4 workshops, and 6 guided walks around the City of London. There is a wide range of topics taken from the subjects of Art, Current Affairs, History, Literature, Music, Science and Travel. This year we have also selected ‘Celebration of the Sea’ as a general theme. Use the following links for further details or application:
Programme
SS Postal Application for postal submission
Application on line for on-line application
Summer School Poster
August 2019
Thu Aug 15th
→Sun Aug 18th
Summer SchoolNational Summer School at: Aston University, Birmingham. For more information look here: SS Programme info
Tue Aug 27th
→Thu Aug 29th
OtherNational Conference and AGM 2019: at the East Midlands Conference Centre, Nottingham. 36th Annual General Meeting of the Third Age Trust will be held Thursday 29th August 2019, commencing at 11.15am (time to be confirmed). Further details to follow.
September 2019
Fri Sep 13th
→Mon Sep 16th
Summer SchoolNational Summer School at: Royal Agricultural University, Cirencester. Further info here: SS Programme Info
October 2019
Thu Oct 31stOtherRobo Wars: Date to be finalised yet. See details in: Robots-Flyer and in the rule book here: Robots-TheRules
November 2019
Sat Nov 9thStudy DayLRU3A Music Study Day: King’s Place (Save the day. Details to follow)