Newbury u3a prides itself on organising interesting events open to all members. In normal circumstances these comprise regular talks, coffee mornings, outings and Holidays. On this page we list the agenda for the next few months with their details.
All events are organised subject to our Terms & Conditions which can be read on our On-Line Forms page
|Dates for your Diary|
|Wed May 18th||Outing||SHAKESPEARE and STRATFORD-on-AVON. A busy day taking in Anne Hathaway's Cottage and Stratford to see the Bard's Birthplace & New Place. Then on to the River for a boat trip and afternoon tea on board. More details on the Booking Form - click ShakespeareBF|
£55 per person.
|Tue May 24th||Study Day||COMPTON ACRES Garden. The Gardening Group invite you to join them on this informative trip to Poole, Dorset. Cost for entry fee, coach & gratuities is £25 plus £4 for optional guided tour.|
Click Compton Acres for more details and the booking form. This event is now full but you can put your name on a waiting list in case.......
|Wed Jun 8th||Study Day||FULHAM PALACE Gardens, the home of the Bishops of London, is the 2nd oldest Botanical Garden in London. There will be an opportunity to join a guided tour to learn of it's history, about some of the Bishops and of the many plants and trees grown there. Only £15 for coach and entry fee, plus £8 for guided tour. Click on Fulham Palace for the Booking Form. Now full but you are welcome to be placed on a waiting list as cancellations do occur as the date approaches.|
|Fri Jun 10th||Social||JUBILEE LUNCH - A chance to meet up, at Newbury College, to celebrate the amazing Jubilee of our Queen's reign. £18pp.|
Click Jubilee for the booking form and menu choices.
|Sun Jun 12th|
→Thu Jun 16th
The Glorious LAKE DISTRICT. Coach travel to a 4* hotel on the banks of Lake Ullswater. Coach tours out every day.
|Wed Jun 29th||Outing||SALISBURY A Coach-trip only to take in the many interesting things to do in the city. Suggestions of tours and places to visit are on the Salisbury Booking Form Coach cost £10 per person.|
|Wed Jul 13th||Outing||REGENTS CANAL CRUISE and LUNCH|. A relaxing journey on a traditionally designed and decorated Canal Narrow Boat, the "My Fair Lady", including a 3 course lunch on board. The trip takes us through Regent's Park Zoo and a turn-a-round at "Little Venice"! Tickets cost £65 each and click REGENTS CANAL CRUISE for the Booking Form. Waiting list only now|
|Thu Jul 21st||Outing||My Fair Lady at London Coliseum - back here again after 21 years. Click on the title for the Booking Form and more details.|
Now FULL! You may apply to be put on a waiting list.
|Wed Aug 10th||Outing||FISHBOURNE ROMAN PALACE A guided tour around the largest domestic Roman building in Britain. Included Lunch will be in Selsey before heading off for free time in Chichester. More details on the Fishbourne Flier. Click Fishbourne Booking Form to apply for this very interesting trip.|
|Thu Aug 18th||Outing||BAREFOOT in the PARK, an amusing comedy by Neil Simon, is directed by Sally Hughes, the owner of The Mill at Sonning. A 2 course lunch will be served before the show and hopefully, time to wander around the grounds of the Mill or another drink! Tickets, Lunch, coach and driver gratuities will be £70. Click Barefoot Booking Form Sorry, this is full now but you are welcome to be added to a waiting list.|
|Mon Aug 22nd||Outing||CHAIRMAN'S SUMMER OUTING. In this Jubilee year, it is very appropriate for a visit to ROYAL LONDON and BUCKINGHAM PALACE. Morning coffee in Trafalgar Square included, where we pick up our Blue Badge Guide. A walk to watch the Changing of the Guard before a Royal London Coach tour. Then on to Buckingham Palace, after lunch, to view a display looking at the Queen's Accession to the throne in February 1952. £62pp. Click Chairman\'s Outing for more details of this outing. Click Royal London for the Booking Form.|
|Wed Sep 7th||Outing||An outing to The FLEET AIR ARM. We will travel to Yeovil for this visit to the Naval Aviation Museum, spread over 4 large halls, telling the stories from the 1st manned kites to helium filled airships, seaplanes, bi-planes and carrier-borne aircraft of WW2 - along with modern Sea Harriers and helicopters. £26.75pp. Click Fleet Air Arm for the Booking Form.|
|Thu Sep 22nd||Outing||Waddesdon Manor House & Gardens - a chance to visit this picturesque Manor House. A guided tour of the house and cream tea are included. There will also be free time to wander round the beautiful gardens. Click Waddesdon for the Booking Form|
|Wed Oct 5th||Outing||THEATRE TRIP Keep this date free and details will be announced shortly.|
|Sat Oct 8th|
→Fri Oct 14th
|Holiday||The OUTER HEBRIDES to enjoy the Autumn Colours on this Coach Tour, staying in 2 hotels at Stornoway and Benbecula, with coach tours every day.|
More details at Outer Hebrides Flyer
The booking form is here OH Booking Form
|Wed Nov 30th||Outing||CHRISTMAS at BLENHEIM. Join us on this trip to see it decorated in spectacular fashion this Christmas.|
Explore the Palace rooms, each one exquisitely transformed and filled with hidden surprises.
There will be time to shop at the many stalls in the courtyard before ending the day with a Festive Afternoon Tea in the Marlborough Rooms. Click Christmas at Blenheim for the booking form.
|Fri Dec 30th||Outing||It’s not Christmas without THE NUTCRACKER! So we are delighted to announce that we have got Stall seats for Birmingham Royal Ballet’s festive favourite in the Royal Albert Hall. This enchanting production, featuring|
Tchaikovsky’s glorious score, is a sparkling festive treat. Waiting list only now!