Prudhoe & District

Events

MAIN MEETING ON MONDAYS

We have a meeting on the last Monday every month (except August and December) which take place in the Parish Hall.

Currently we are holding hybrid meetings, with members meeting in the Hall whilst others join via Zoom.

If you want more information or need the Zoom link, please get in touch with the Booking Secretary.

SPEAKERS

2022 Programme. All meetings start at 10am

January 31st Geoff Hughes: Famous people who made the North East great

February 28th Cecilia Coulson: Tutankhamun – The Boy King

March 28th Arthur Coulson: It’s not rocket science – a fun look at Stephenson’s rocket

April 25th Harold Dobson: Red kites and their return to the Derwent Valley

May 30th AGM

June 27th Catherine Stephenson: The Bayeux Tapestry and its hidden messages

July 18th Bob Pullen: A brief history of Wylam

August (no meeting)

September 26th Bernard Hope: George Mallory – conqueror of Everest?

October 31st Ian McCardle: The history and heritage of the Victoria Tunnel, coal waggonway to WW2 air raid shelter

November 28th George Nairn: A trip up the Great North Road in picture postcards 1900 – 1930. (George is happy to value any pre 1950 cards members bring in.)

December (no meeting)

SOCIAL EVENTS ON TUESDAYS

Held in the upstairs room in the Spetchells Centre, Prudhoe, from 10am to noon on the second Tuesday of each month.
Come along and chat about anything and everything. Next one is Tuesday, 11th January 2022 All welcome.

Christmas Party is planned for Tuesday 14th December, 2-4pm in the Parish Hall. Games, refreshments and fun!

Christmas Lunch Friday, 10th December. White Swan, Ovingham. Meet at 12.00 for 12.30. Please tap on the small photo here to get

Our u3a will be decorating a tree for the PRUDHOE CHRISTMAS TREE FESTIVAL which will take place from Sat 4th December to Thurs.23rd. and will be held in St Mary Magdalene Church and Prudhoe Community Hub. We hope you will call in and see all of the trees on display. full view of the menu Christmas lunch menu
Please note: this event is nearly full. Please check with Pat Stott Programme coordinator to find out if there are any spaces.

OUTINGS

Keep an eye out here for the next u3a outing.


Dates for your Diary
Meetings
Mon Jan 31st 2022 Our live speaker in the January meeting will be Geoff Hughes, “Famous People who make the North East Great”. Come along at 10 am to the Parish hall. Refreshments available.
Mon Feb 28th 2022 Our February speaker is Cecilia Coulson live in the Parish Hall. Her talk is called “Tutenkamun - the boy king”.
The Hall will be open at 10 am. Refreshments available and all very welcome.
Mon Mar 28th 2022 Our March live speaker is Arthur Coulson with his talk entitled, “It’s not rocket science - a fun look at Stephenson’s Rocket”. Come along and meet other members, enjoy our talk and have a cup of coffee. All welcome.
Mon Apr 25th 2022 April 25th Harold Dobson: Red Kites and their return to the Derwent Valley
Mon May 30th 2022 AGM
Mon Jun 27th 2022 June 27th Catherine Stephenson: The Bayeaux Tapestry and it’s hidden messages
Mon Jul 18th 2022 July 18th Bob Pullen: A brief history of Wylam
Mon Aug 29th 2022 August (no meeting)
Mon Sep 26th 2022 September 26th Bernard Hope: George Mallory- conqueror of Everest?
Mon Oct 31st 2022 October 31st Ian McCardle : The history and heritage of the Victoria Tunnel, coal waggonway to WW2 air raid shelter
Mon Nov 28th 2022 November 28th George Nairn: A trip up the Great North Road in picture postcards 1900-1930. (George is happy to value any ore 1950 cards members bring in.)
Mon Dec 26th 2022 December (no meeting)
Social Events
Fri Dec 10th Christmas lunch.
Friday, 10th December, at the White Swan, Ovingham. We have a special 3 course Christmas lunch for only £22 including tip.(See details above). Email Pat programme Coordinator for more information
Tue Dec 14th Christmas Party in the Parish Hall, 2 -4 pm on Tuesday, 14th December. Games, refreshments and fun. Come along and join us.
Tue Jan 11th 2022 Coffee and social morning in the upstairs room in the Spetchells. 10 am to 12. All welcome.