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:
TALK: Celebration of the Sea
TALK - The Many Aspects of Memory
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 – Western Wards and Walkways
WORKSHOP – Cryptic Crosswords

THURSDAY:
TALK – The World in One Room
TALK -- Thankless Child
TALK –Archaeology of the Thames Foreshore
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
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
Wed Jul 24thStudy DayThe Home Rule Crisis - Ireland on the brink of Civil War Research Retreats. Details at Citizens 800. Register here: The Home Rule Crisis
August 2019
Sat Aug 10thSocialAlso on Aug 20, Sept 01, 07 & 10
BBC Proms Rehearsal Programme 2019: the BBC have offered members of London Region U3As some free seats to the rehearsals of 5 Proms in August and September. For further information please see: Proms Flyer

For the Online Booking Form go to https://u3alondonregion.wufoo.com/forms/q1hgt3kj11ol2me/ Please have your U3A membership number available before booking.
Note that the booking cut-off date is 2 weeks prior to each rehearsal.
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. Booking now. Details on U3A national website
September 2019
Fri Sep 13th
→Mon Sep 16th
Summer SchoolNational Summer School at Royal Agricultural University, Cirencester. Further info here: SS Programme Info
Tue Sep 17thStudy DayU3A Jazz Study Day 2019, Cecil Sharp House, 2 Regent’s Park Rd, London. £20
Wed Sep 18thMeetingWe the Curious, at the Bristol Science Centre -- £18. Booking online through the Trust's national website now.
October 2019
Fri Oct 4thStudy DayStudy day on Industrial Heritage with the Greater London Industrial Archaeology Society and London Metropolitan Archives. Save the day. Details to follow
Greater London SE Network: https://u3asites.org.uk/glondonsenetwork
Mon Oct 7thMeetingU3A at the Royal Institution – £21.50. Bookings open late June through the Trust's National website.
Thu Oct 31stOtherRobo Wars: Date to be finalised yet. See details in: Robots-Flyer and in the rule book here: Robots-TheRules
November 2019
Tue Nov 5thStudy DayTopic: Disruption At Roehampton University. Save the date. Further information to come.
Thu Nov 7thMeetingNational Gallery: the Pre-Raphaelites – £ 25. Bookings open in August through the Trust's national website.
Sat Nov 9thStudy DayLRU3A Music Study Day: Music of the Czechs. At King’s Place. Save the day. Details to follow.
Wed Nov 20th
→Thu Nov 21st
Study DayRoman Study Day at the London Guildhall Art Gallery - Nov 20 or 21: -- £23.50. Bookings open in August through the Trust's national website.
Mon Nov 25thStudy DayThe Architecture of London at the Royal Institute of British Architects, London -- £25. Bookings open in August on the Trust's national website.