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. Monthly Meeting Programme

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
January 2020
Mon Jan 20thMeetingLarruperz Centre 2.30pm

Speaker Paul Barnett
Talk on "Disaster Waiting - The Severn Bridge Disaster"
February 2020
Mon Feb 17thMeetingLarruperz Centre 2.30pm

Speaker Bob Skelt
Talk on the "People of Bletchley Park"
March 2020
Mon Mar 16thMeetingLarruperz Centre 2.30pm

Speaker Dr Graham Cope
Talk on "Antibiotics - The Ticking Time Bomb"
Wed Mar 25thOutingWednesday 25th March - Bletchley Park

Bletchley Park following our February talk. There is a one hour outdoor guided tour for 30 people maximum, but the self guided tours are excellent and you can go round in your own time. The cost will be £35 per head and we will leave Wilton Road Car Park at 8.15am. Refreshments are available on site.

NB There is now a waiting list for this trip and I would be grateful if you find that you cannot take a place you have booked that you let me know as soon as possible. From 8th January and through first part of February please contact Robin Nicol at the regular monthly meeting so that your place can be offered to another member.

“Payment by 1st March please”
April 2020
Mon Apr 20thMeetingLarruperz Centre 2.30pm

Speaker Philip Caine
Talk on "Barrow to Baghdad and Back Again"
May 2020
Fri May 22ndOutingMiddleton Hall - Friday 22nd May

Middleton Hall, Tamworth little known gem in north Warwickshire with 18th C walled garden, the Peel Museum and oldest manmade lake in the area. Discovered falling into dereliction by ramblers who raised enough money to begin restoration aided by a £250,000 grant from Amy Roadstone
July 2020
Mon Jul 20thOutingStratford 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.
September 2020
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.
December 2020
Fri Dec 4thOutingFriday 4h December - Worcester Victorian Chrismas Fayre

Worcester Victorian Christmas Fayre. Date to be finalised.