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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The big event of the year is here! Scroll down to July to find out details of LRU3As Summer School.


Dates for your Diary
March 2020
Wed Mar 18thOtherU3A Hearth Tax Conference: at the Institute of Historical Research, Senate House, University of London. The conference will run from 10am-3pm. Roehampton University have set up an event on Eventbrite and tickets are now available there. Entry is free using Eventbrite but the capacity of the room is 100, so apply as soon as you can as this conference is open to U3A members and the general public. This will be an opportunity to hear U3A researchers from London and Warwick speaking about their findings using Hearth Tax records. This was a SLP in partnership with Roehampton University,completed in 2019.

Sarah Williams at 'Who Do You Think You Are?' magazine is featuring the conference in the January issue. She will also report on the conference following the day in March. This is great news as the magazine reaches a very wide audience. Anyone interested in history from the 17th century period will find this interesting and it will be a great opportunity to hear what U3A research opportunities can offer to members. To apply for a ticket for March 18th 2020, go to the link at Hearth Tax Tickets
Mon Mar 30thStudy DayDiscovering Children's Literature
British Library - hear five experts speak about the history of children’s literature. You’ll learn about early printed children’s books from the 18th and 19th centuries, such as Lewis Carroll’s ‘Alice’s Adventures Underground’, and how they have been collected and cared for at the British Library. For more details and booking click CHILDBOOKS
April 2020
Tue Apr 21st
→Thu Apr 23rd
OtherU3A in London Easter Conference: Freedom and its Consequences
MAIN HALL: HAMPSTEAD OLD TOWN HALL, LONDON, NW3 4QP. See details here: Easter Conference
May 2020
Wed May 20thSocialLRU3A Spring Concert: 2-4pm at St. Bartholomew the Great, West Smithfield.
Concert by the Brandenburg Singers, readings by U3A members of seasonal poems and prose. £19.50 including pre-concert refreshments. Save the day. More details here: Spring Concert Flyer
June 2020
Wed Jun 3rdOtherNational U3A Day: This is a Trust initiative, intended to be annual, to raise the profile of U3A nationally. U3As across the country are being invited to mark the day by celebrating and showcasing what happens in their U3A: Further information on national website at: National News and some supporting information here: U3A Day
July 2020
Tue Jul 21st
→Thu Jul 23rd
Summer SchoolLondon Region Summer School 2020: at the St. Bride Institute, off Fleet St. Click here for:
SS 2020 Programme
SS 2020 Online Application
SS 2020 Postal Application
SS 2020 Publicity Flyer

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