Monthly Meetings


A monthly meeting is held for all members on the last Tuesday of every month (excluding December) at 2:30pm in our meeting venue at "The Old Speckled Hen Lounge", Northampton County Cricket Ground, Wantage Road, or Abington Avenue, Northampton NN1 4PR.

Please note that Membership Cards must be shown when attending all Monthly Meetings.


Please note that the doors will NOT be open until 2:00pm enabling your Committee to prepare the seating etc.


Tea and Coffee volunteers

Volunteers serve the tea and coffee (4 people) at each general meeting. You need to arrive at the meeting between 1.30pm and 2pm to set up.

AUGUSTGenealogy 2 & 4Jenny Thorpe
..Pauline Riley
OCTOBERSkittlesSandra Leeson
.Afternoon QuizDon Ball
NOVEMBERGerman ConversationDavid Turton
.GolfAlan Stephens

September meeting will be held at the Obelisk Centre


Group displays will be shown at monthly General Meetings to allow groups to share what they do with the membership of Northampton U3A. If you want your group to participate in this, please contact Jo Stroud.

November 2018 - Textiles 1 and 2, Knit and Natter, Quilting and Crochet-called the Crafter’s Collective


All monthly general meetings start promptly at 2.30pm in Turner Suite at Northampton County Cricket Ground. Other meeting venues are specifically stated.

And do not forget, that the membership fee of £20 this year, gives you free entrance to all our Monthly Meetings as shown below.

( And a Free Cuppa ) !!


Details of Social Events may be accessed by clicking this link.

Dates for your Diary
Tue Oct 30th Charles Wicksteed and his Park - Ian Addis
A local speaker, who comes recommended. We look forward to discovering why this facility is in Kettering.
Tue Nov 27th Natural History of Christmas - Michael Leach
Michael returns with more stories. This illustrated talk shows how our love of Christmas trees helps conserve owls. It uncovers the true character of our favourite Christmas bird - the robin, and looks at the origin of the Yule log. But, most interesting of all, it reveals just how it might be that reindeer come to fly.
Social Events
Thu Nov 8th Annual Quiz - Christchurch hall - 2.00pm
Wed Dec 5th Christmas Event - Entertainment by Kevin Varty - St Matthews Parish Centre 2.00pm
Wed Apr 10th Annual Lunch - Venue to be advised
Theatre Visits - Milton Keynes
Thu Oct 25th English National Ballet’s Manon
Thu Nov 15th Nativity! the musical
Thu Nov 22nd Comedy About a Bank Robbery
Thu Jan 24th The Girl on the Train
Thu Jan 31st Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake
Wed Apr 3rd Glengarry Glen Ross
Wed Apr 17th House on Cold Hill
Thu May 2nd Northern Ballet - Victoria
Thu May 23rd Les Miserables
Wed Jul 3rd Annie
Trips (by coach)
Thu Nov 15th Coach trip - Ely Cathedral & Christmas Food & Craft Fair