Runnymede

EVENTS

All members and prospective members are welcome to attend our regular Monthly Meetings. Talks start at 2.00 pm (doors open at 1.50) on the 1st Monday of each month (except bank holidays, when it is one week later) at:

Hythe Centre
Thorpe Road
Staines
Middlesex
TW18 3HD

MONTHLY MONDAY MEETINGS
Please note that there is a normal entry fee of £1 to the monthly Monday meetings, for both members and visitors. Tea/coffee and biscuits is available after the talk for a small charge.

Please note that, apart from the monthly Monday meetings mentioned above, holidays, coach trips and theatre outings are only available to members of Runnymede U3A unless otherwise agreed. Individual group's entries are only available to members of that group unless otherwise agreed with the Group Leader.

Information about the Study Days programme can be found by using the Surrey U3A Network link top right. There, under 'Events', you will find details of each Study Day together with a booking form for each.

U3A Surrey Network Study Days are open to members of all U3As in Surrey and the surrounding area. They are held in the Menuhin Hall, Stoke d'Abernon. Use the link to get the latest information. Prior booking is necessary.


Dates for your Diary
December 2019
Fri Dec 6thSOCIAL HISTORYXmas Lunch – Brooklands College
Irene Mercer
Thu Dec 12thWALKINGStroll around Weybridge (3 miles) 10:30 start NOTE CHANGED START TIME
Leader Carol Beasley 07512 553 677 01932 888615

Meet in Car park, Walton Lane, Weybridge between Weybridge Tennis club and Elmbridge Canoe club. KT13 8LY

Nat. Grid Ref TQ 077658
Sat Nav’s 51.22.54 N 0.27.10 W
51.38188 N 0.45273 W

An easy stroll around Weybridge that may be muddy in places.

Please note that as a 10:00 start will have us finishing too early for our booked lunch at the pub, the start of the walk has been delayed until 10:30.
Tue Dec 17thBIRD-WATCHINGPapercourt 10:00 – 12:00 About two miles walk.
Time for another winter visit to this site in the hope of finding winter thrushes. It is a very pleasant walk that includes a stretch of the Wey Navigation from the Tanyard Bridge to Papercourt Lock. There could be some muddy stretches if we have had some wet weather, so please wear suitable footwear, Wellingtons or waterproof walking boots recommended. Park close to the Papercourt Sailing Club entrance near the junction of Tannery Lane and Polesdon Lane where there is adequate roadside parking. We will meet in Tannery Lane. GR: TQ 038562 Google Maps: https://goo.gl/maps/rPh6x
Thu Dec 19thWALKING(meet for group lunch locally)
To be arranged and announced nearer the time.
January 2020
Mon Jan 6thMeeting'Birds of Surrey' - Alan Sharps, leader of the RSPB NW Surrey Local Group
An illustrated talk on the birds of countryside and garden, concluding with Surrey's top ten most numerous birds.
Thu Jan 9thWALKING Windlesham and Sunningdale Golf Course (3 miles) 10:00 start

Leader Linda Haller 07754 170186

Meet in public car park beside the Brickmakers PH, Chertsey Road, Windlesham GU20 6HT

Nat. Grid Ref SU 949645

Sat Nav’s 51.22.18 N 0.38.16 W

51.37195 N 0.63777 W

A walk through woodland and Sunningdale Golf Course
Thu Jan 16thWALKINGThe Wallis Collection Museum
Meet at Waterloo station opposite platform 19 at 10.30 (travel card needed)
Art works and armour in a fine London house just north of Oxford Street. Entrance free.
The walk will depend on the weather!
Thu Jan 23rdWALKINGWindsor Great Park (3. miles) 10:00 start

Leader Caroline Thomas 07791 360721

Meet in Bishopsgate Road, Englefield Green Nr Fox & Hounds PH (TW20 0XU)

Nat. Grid Ref SU 978721

Sat Nav’s 51.26.24 N 0.35.34 W

51.44025 N 0.59278 W

Easy going walk in the park – no styles.
Tue Jan 28thSOCIAL HISTORYElsie & Mairi Go To War - Malcolm Stewart
February 2020
Mon Feb 3rdMeetingA Tale of Two Oceans - Chris Martin
Ocean rowing adventures across the Atlantic(solo) and Pacific(pair)
Guinness Book of Records.
Tue Feb 25thSOCIAL HISTORYJack the Ripper - Diane Bishop
March 2020
Mon Mar 2ndMeetingIt is not all at sea - RNLI - Colin Brown
Colin is a semi-retired Electrical Engineer with experience in managing, quality, training and aircraft maintenance.
The R.N.L.I. is the charity that saves lives at sea. Volunteers account for 95% of people who are selfless, dependable, trustworthy and courageous. The year of inception was 1824, they are on call 24 hours a day.
Tue Mar 24thSOCIAL HISTORYMy Family History - Jim Harris
April 2020
Tue Apr 28thSOCIAL HISTORYLocal Pubs - Emma, Chertsey Museum
September 2020
Tue Sep 22ndSOCIAL HISTORYFashion and the Titanic - Grace Evans, Chertsey Museum