St Neots & District


As the Covid pandemic continues to be a major factor in our lives, St Neots & District U3A continues to follow Government and National Office announcement and guidelines.

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In all instances, the overriding instruction to Members is to consider their own Health and personal circumstances before attending any U3A activity whist the pandemic prevails.
Please watch for further announcements on the website.

In the meantime, enquiries can still be made through any of the links on the Contacts Tab and will be answered in the normal manner.

For more information on any specific event, members are asked to scroll down the page for the full list of a wide range of meetings and outings. Click on any Purple text for a link to more details.

Our monthly meetings with a speaker are held in the Great Hall of the Priory Centre in St Neots, at 2pm on the third Tuesday of each month. September's meeting is given over to the AGM, and December to our Christmas celebration.
A £1.00 entrance fee covers the cost of the speaker/entertainment (except for the AGM and Christmas celebration) and tea or coffee with biscuits are served at the conclusion of the meeting. There is normally a quiz after the meeting.

Dates for your Diary
August 2022
Tue Aug 16thMonthly MeetingAugust's Monthly Meeting

Our Speaker is: Barbara Meyer
Subject: Going on Safari in South Africa
September 2022
Sun Sep 11thOutingInternational Military Tattoo, Resorts World Arena, NEC
Organiser: Jill Richardson

Depart by coach from the Riverside Park at 9.00am.

Please note that this trip is fully booked and a waiting list is in place

The Birmingham International Military Tattoo is Britain’s biggest indoor Tattoo featuring marching bands, pipes and drums, field gun racing, dog racing and much more, culminating in a spectacular Grand Finale with over 1,000 performers.
The performance starts at 2pm and is expected to finish at 5.15pm.
There will be time beforehand to explore the Shopping Village and restaurants adjacent to the Arena.
The cost is £53 per person (based on a minimum of 30 tickets sales) and includes return coach travel from Riverside Park and Platinum seats, which are the best seats in the Arena. The outing is limited to 50 people. (Actual price will be advised when final numbers are firm). At the time of going to press there are approximately 10 place remaining.
Note: Seat Access involves a flight of 30 steps.
If you would like to go, please email
or see Jill on the Outings Table at the Monthly Meetings.
A £10 deposit required by end March to secure booking and full payment by end July
Tue Sep 20thMonthly MeetingSeptembers's Monthly Meeting

Is our AGM, so there will be no guest speaker.
October 2022
Tue Oct 18thMonthly MeetingOctober's Monthly Meeting

Our Speaker is: Graham Short
Subject: Micro Artist
November 2022
Tue Nov 15thMonthly MeetingNovember's Monthly Meeting

Our Speaker is: Neil Hanson
Subject: The Tan Hill Inn
Mon Nov 28th
→Fri Dec 2nd

St Neots u3a Torquay and Tinsel 5-day, 4-night Holiday

Monday 28th November to 2nd December 2022

Jill Richardson is co-ordinating the Holiday which is organised by Simply Groups and advises the following key highlights:
Price and supplements:
£449 per person for two sharing double or twin rooms.
Single Supplement £49 per person for the 4 nights

Price includes:
Return Executive coach travel from Riverside Park, St Neots.
Gratuities and porterage at the Hotel included in the price

Pre-bookable optional trips to:
Babbacome Theatre – ‘Step into Christmas’ £20 per person
Britannia Royal Naval College tour in Dartmouth £15 (maximum 30 persons).
To be booked with and paid directly to Simply Groups

Private Murder Mystery Event on last night in hotel. (Included in the price)

The 3-star Toorak Hotel is part of TLH Leisure Resort and has 92 en-suite rooms spread over 3 floors. There is lift access to most bedrooms.
It has an extensive range of indoor facilities including indoor swimming pool and luxury spa, games arena which includes 10 pin bowling and snooker as well as onsite entertainment.
The Hotel is located close to the sea front and the Centre of Torquay.

There are still rooms available which comprise of:
2 Twin/Double Rooms
1 twin/double for sole use for a single supplement of £49 per person for 4 nights

Full details and itinerary are included in the poster

To receive a booking form, please reply to Jill Richardson at: or call Jill on her mobile: 07787304169

Please be aware: If Covid numbers are high again by the time of this holiday, in order to keep everyone safe during the coach journey and excursions, members attending the holiday will be asked to take a lateral flow test every morning of the 5-day holiday and show a negative result before they board the coach.
Also, it is recommended that members to take out travel insurance which will include Covid cancellation cover and cover expenses should they need to isolate in a hotel and travel home independently should they test positive whilst on the Torquay and Tinsel holiday

December 2022
Tue Dec 13thMonthly MeetingDecember's Monthly Meeting

This our Christmas Party with the entertainment to be advised.