Luton

Events

There are many free events and tutorials which you can register for on the National u3a website. They include cookery, garden talks, singing, poetry, maths, Latin, crosswords cryptic, creative writing, philosophy, law, Japan, Geology, Van Gogh. Click on the u3a tab on the top menu, Learn, Laugh, Live !

On the last MONDAY morning of each month (with some exceptions) a meeting for all members, is held in the Riverside Suite at Venue 360 in Gypsy Lane, Luton. Directions to Venue 360 from Parkway station can be found here. It begins at 9:45 which gives members an opportunity to meet their friends and Committee members over a cup of tea/coffee, browse the Bring & Buy stall or buy a book or jigsaw or bric-a-brac. Sometimes there is also the opportunity to hear about and reserve tickets for outings. There is usually an entrance charge of £5.00 (as from January 2022) for the monthly meetings. Please remember to bring your membership card with you to sign in. It is also crucial that you enter an 'in case of emergency' telephone number on the back of your card in case you fall ill during an event or when you attend your group sessions.

At most meetings a Speaker gives an illustrated talk for 45 to 60 minutes. This starts at 10:30 am. After questions we give out any notices about groups or items of interest.

Please wear a mask at Venue 360 if you can. The government advises that this will help prevent the spread of Covid 19 even though legal requirement to wear masks will end soon. If you are NOT double vaccinated and boostered, please consider taking a lateral flow Covid test before attending a u3a activity to protect other members if you can until free testing ceases. Please do not attend if you feel unwell.

Dates for your Diary
Meetings
Mon Jun 27th Life and times of Edith Cavell Melanie Gibson-Barton, Melanie has an incredible selection of talks and gave up work to become a full-time speaker. She ensures a high quality presentation
Mon Jul 25th Madame de Pompadour Rupert Dickens joins us. Rupert is an art historian and an accredited lecturer in the Arts Society working at the Wallace Collection as a guide
Mon Aug 22nd Bodyguard to the Young Princes William and Harry. Graham Craker a Personal Protection Officer
Mon Sep 26th Wildlife Photography in Africa. Alison Mees speaks to us about her Wildlife Photography in Africa. Alison has been working and living in Africa for 16 years but had to return due to the pandemic and is working for CCF UK helping to keep cheetahs in the wild
Mon Oct 31st Good Morning Ladies and Gentlemen. Barry Goodman presents illustrated talks on English customs through the year, journeying from Cornwall to Yorkshire
Mon Nov 28th Walking in the footsteps of Dixon of Dock Green. Len Little has a wide experience in Police Forces in the UK and in Germany.
Mon Dec 12th To be advised