Lymington

Events

Monthly Meetings

On the first Thursday of every month, except August, we have a meeting with a speaker, who gives a talk or presentation on a topic of general interest, lasting about 45 minutes, followed by Questions and Answers.

  • Time: 2.30 – 3.30 p.m., with the doors opening at 2.00 p.m.: please do not arrive before then, as we shall still be setting up the room.
  • Venue: the Fuller/McLellan Hall at the Lymington Community Centre, Cannon Street, Lymington: see the “Welcome” page for a map. Full details of forthcoming speaker meetings may be found below.

TED Talks

“TED Talks” are a recent innovation for Lymington U3A. After tea or coffee, a short (approximately 20-minute) video on a thought-provoking theme is shown, followed by informal discussions in small groups. The concept originated in the USA, where the talks initially focused on Technology, Entertainment and Design – hence the name “TED Talks” – but they now cover a huge range of topics, from science to business to global issues.
TED Talks are held on the third Monday of every month, between September and May only.

  • Time: 10.00 for coffee or tea, followed by the video presentation at 10.30 and a discussion.
  • Venue: the McLellan Hall in the Lymington Centre. See the “Welcome” page for a map. Future TED Talks are listed below.

Questors: Trips & Visits

Forthcoming Questors trips and activities are listed below. Update sheets giving details of forthcoming outings are e-mailed to members monthly, and paper copies are available at the monthly meetings.
If you have any suggestions for new outings, the Questors group would be pleased to hear from you.

Walks programme

Any member (and their dog(s)) can join a walk, which takes place at 10.30 a.m. on the first Monday of each month at the advertised venue. The walks are between approx. 3 and 5 miles in length, and usually end with lunch at a local pub for those who wish to participate or, occasionally, a tea-room. A detailed programme of walks is available from the Group Leader, at the monthly meetings, in the latest Newsletter and on the Walking Group page of this website.


Dates for your Diary
Meetings
Thu Jul 4th Carole Chapman – “The Crusades”
Thu Aug 1st No Meeting
Thu Sep 5th Tom McNulty from the Macular Society will be speaking to us and bringing his guide dog with him.
Thu Oct 3rd Mark Smith “War to end all wars” - about WW1.
Outings
Wed Jun 26th Corfe Castle and the Swanage Railway £25.50 ( includes Coach, Railway tickets & drivers tip)
Wed Jul 10th A 1 to 1.5 hour Tractor and trailer tour of the organic farm. Followed by a Cheese supper. The tour WILL NOT include the Dairy. £10 for Cheese supper. Sign up by 1st July latest with payment. Numbers limited to 24
Wed Jul 24th Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum & Tour of the Club £41 (Includes Entrance Tour and Driver’s tip)
TED Talks
Mon Sep 16th The subject will be 'The lab the size of a postage stamp' by George Whitesides.
Walking
Mon Jul 1st Monday 1 July, meet at the Whitemoor Pond Car Park Map Ref SU 277024 for a 4 mile walk on White Moor and through South Weirs and North Weirs. Meet at the Hobler on way back.
Mon Sep 2nd meet at the Beechern Wood car park on the road to Rhinefield on the outskirts of Brockenhurst. Map Ref SU283027, a 4 mile walk, meeting at the Hare and Hounds, Sway, on the way back.
Mon Oct 7th meet at the car park off Ramley Road. on Pennington Common opposite the (small) car showrooms a walk to Shirley Holms and back, a 4.75 mile walk. Afterwards convene at the Wheel Inn.