Palmers Green & Southgate

Events

Monthly Meetings are held in Southgate Methodist Church, 45 The Bourne, Southgate N14 6RS. The meetings start at 2.30 pm, doors open at 1.45 pm. Refreshments are available before the meeting.

Members will need to show their membership cards at the monthly meetings.

Visitors are welcome to attend two monthly meetings free of charge. Attendance thereafter will require a membership fee to be paid. Visitors are also welcome to attend a ‘taster’ session at any of our available interest groups, subject to there being a vacancy, and no fee will be charged. However, those who wish to attend further sessions will need to become members of Palmers Green & Southgate U3A before joining the group and, in addition, pay any fees required by the group.

Please scroll down the page for Outings, Study Days, Workshops, Social events and Group activities.


Dates for your Diary
October 2019
Sun Oct 20thFree Lunchtime Concerts1pm at the Royal Opera House. A free lunchtime performance in the Linbury Foyer, featuring Royal Opera House or guest artists. Meet at Southgate station at 12 noon. The Royal Opera House is very near Covent Garden station. After the concert we can have a coffee in the ROH cafe.
Sun Oct 20thPhotographyThe Second October Meeting of the Photography Group will take place on Sunday 22nd October. This will be a photo-shoot at West Lodge Arboretum starting at 1.00pm.

Please note change of day
Sun Oct 20thT48: The Light-Dining GroupClosing date for joining the T48 mailing list in time for Wednesday's lunch
Mon Oct 21stPoetryAlienation - Bring and Share

What do poets have to say about this very modern preoccupation. We will all dig about and see what we can find.

If you would like to join the discussion, please contact the coordinator, Stephen Wells, on 020 8882 8561.
Wed Oct 23rdMeetingMonthly Meetings are held in the Southgate Methodist Church, The Bourne, Southgate N14 6RS. The meetings start at 2.30 pm, doors open at 1.45 pm. Refreshments are available before the meeting

A Conspiracy History of the World'
Andy Thomas
Author
Andy Thomas is one of Britain's leading authors and lecturers on unexplained mysteries and global cover-ups. He has written many books, including Conspiracies and The Truth Agenda. Andy also lectures on history and British Folklore and speaks extensively in Britain and around the world at both 'alternative' and mainstream events. His books have been widely praised as the finest available overviews of their subjects.
Wed Oct 23rdT48: The Light-Dining GroupT48 pre monthly-meeting lunch, Southgate, 12:30-13:30.
Fri Oct 25thMuseumsVisit to William Morris Gallery in Walthamstow

Meet 11.00am in the foyer

Contact Jeff. 07759 289294 for further information.
November 2019
Fri Nov 1stMorning WalksMeet: Southgate Station at 9.30 for a 9.40 train. Arriving at Canning Town at approx. 10.30. A walk will starting at Canning Town Station, travelling round Bow Creek ecology park, through London City Island to East India Dock Basin and on to Trinity Buoy Wharf.
Mon Nov 4thGardeningGarden Design. Meet at Member's House
Mon Nov 4thBook Group 2Meeting at 1.30pm in the King's Head, Winchmore Hill
Book to be discussed: 'Snow Fallling on Cedars' by David Guterson
Thu Nov 7thScience, Nature,Technology▲ ‘Craft and Graft’ Exhibition at the Francis Crick Institute.
Sat Nov 9thStudy DayU3A London Region Music Day 2019

‘Music of the Czechs’

Saturday 9th November 10.00 -16.30 at Kings Place, 90 York Way, London N1 (closest station Kings Cross)

Tickets: £25 including refreshments on arrival.

Flyer, Programme and Application forms available from the Events page of U3A London Region website
Tue Nov 12thPhotographyThe first November meeting of the Photography Group will take place on Tuesday 12th November at 2.30 pm in the Cherry Tree. This will be a presentation session showing photos from our photoshoot at West Lodge Arboretum.
Wed Nov 13thTravelTutankhamun Treasures


This event is now full

Organiser Shirley
Thu Nov 14thTravelTutankhamun Treasure (Repeat outing)



Booking open


Organiser Shirley
Thu Nov 14thFree Lunchtime Concerts1.05 pm at St Bartholomew the Great. A City Music Society concert featuring the James Davison Quartet (James Davison trumpet, Sam Watts piano, Conor Chaplin bass, Will Glaser drums). A concert on the eve of the London Jazz Festival. James's band will present a rich mixture of standards and new works for our concert. Meet at Southgate station at 12 noon. St Barts is close to Barbican station. After the concert we'll probebly end up in one of the caFes near Barbican station.
Mon Nov 18thPoetryEngland - Poems from a School

Oxford Spires Academy is a small comprehensive school with thirty languages - and one special focus: poetry. In recent years its students have won every prize going. Many of them come from striving migrant families and several are refugees. They write from their experience of loss, migration and new hope with excitement, humour and wisdom. We will explore an anthology of their work edited by their mentor and teacher, prize-winning poet, Kate Clanchy

If you would like to join us, please contact the coordinator, Stephen Wells, on 020 8882 8561.
Thu Nov 21stScience, Nature,Technology● ‘Colour, labelling and design in packaging technology’ (Bob Holford)
Wed Nov 27thMeetingMonthly Meetings are held in Southgate Methodist Church, The Bourne, Southgate N14 6RS. The meetings start at 2.30 pm, doors open at 1.45 pm. Refreshments are available before the meeting

Twas the Night before Christmas
A feast of Wind, Words and Wassail for Yuletide!
Valerie Fry and Chris Hooker.
Returning by popular request, Valerie and Chris will help us celebrate the Festive Season with Clarinet and Poetry
December 2019
Mon Dec 2ndGardeningSeasonal party
Thu Dec 5thScience, Nature,Technology▲ ‘The Art of Innovation’ Exhibition at the Science Museum.
Fri Dec 6thMorning WalksMeet: Southgate Station 9.30 for a train at 9.40.
A circular walk from Rotherhithe.
Wed Dec 11thTravelChristmas Lunch


Booking at the September meeting and 2nd September bulletin


Organiser Shirley
Mon Dec 16thPoetryLight, comic and humorous verse - Bring and Share

Please bring 20th or 21st century poems that will make us laugh or smile.

If you would like to join us, please contact Stephen Wells, on 020 8882 8561.
Thu Dec 19thScience, Nature,Technology● Xmas lunch at the Cherry Tree
Thu Dec 19thTravelRay Barker Big Band Christmas


Booking at the October Meeting and 2nd October bulletin


Organiser Gail