Ross on Wye & District


Regular monthly meetings with a guest speaker are held on the 3rd Monday of the month at the Larruperz Centre, Grammar School Close, Ross-on-Wye, HR9 7QD starting at 2.30pm. Please click here to see 2020/2021 Speakers

After the speaker there is an opportunity to ask questions, take refreshments and catch up with friends.

Apart from the monthly meeting there are frequent outings to places of local interest or historic buildings. Details of these visits are announced at the monthly meetings. There is an additional cost for these outings. Please check our Outings page for information. More details will be available when known for all trips.

U3A – Ross on Wye - Outings for 2020 - Please note that no refunds will be given if cancellation is within 14 days of the outing unless you can find someone to take your place or there is no-one on the waiting list.

There is also a book stall, where books are recycled for a small cost.

Dates for your Diary
July 2020
Mon Jul 20thMeetingCANCELLED
Mon Jul 20thOutingCANCELLED
Stratford Upon Avon - Monday 20th July

Stratford on Avon – boat trip and Shakespeare’s School and Guildhall. Both fully accessible for wheelchairs etc. More details to follow.
August 2020
Mon Aug 17thMeetingLarruperz Centre 2.30pm

Speaker Zoe Smith
Talk on "The Medaille Trust - The role the Trust plays in combating modern slavery"
September 2020
Mon Sep 21stMeetingLarruperz Centre 2.30pm

Tue Sep 29thOutingTuesday 29th September - Bradford upon Avon

The Hall, Bradford on Avon with a short visit on way down to a National Trust properthy. The Hall was the home of Dr Alex Moulton and is left exactly as it was on the day he died. The bicycles are still built in their factory premises in the grounds. In the 1960s, over one-third of the cars sold in the UK were riding on Moulton suspension systems. Tours will start at 2pm and we will leave about 4.30pm at the latest.
October 2020
Mon Oct 19thMeetingLarruperz Centre 2.30pm

Speaker Mike Watkins
Talk on "Nothing like a good Conspiracy Theory" - This is a 60 minute talk
November 2020
Mon Nov 16thMeetingLarruperz Centre 2.30pm

Speaker Rob Taylor
Talk on "The Ross Linear Arboretum, its trees and their importance" - Rob is a tree warden in Herefordshire
December 2020
Fri Dec 4thOutingFriday 4h December - Worcester Victorian Chrismas Fayre

Worcester Victorian Christmas Fayre. Date to be finalised.
Mon Dec 14thMeetingLarruperz Centre 2.30pm

Singer Hannah Clayton
"Songs from the 60's, 70's and 80's - a few modern songs and some Christmas classics"
January 2021
Mon Jan 18thMeetingLarruperz Centre 2.30pm

Speaker Anthony Poulton-Smith
Talk on "The Saxon Era"
February 2021
Mon Feb 15thMeetingLarruperz Centre 2.30pm

Speaker Beck Baker - Community & Conservation Officer
Talk on "Caring for the Malvern Hills - past and present"