Stourbridge U3A meets on the first Thursday of each month at The New Road Methodist Church, New Road, Stourbridge, DY8 1PA, from 2.00 to 4.00 pm. These meetings consist of items of interest, followed by a short talk by a visiting speaker. Details of our coming programme of talks are detailed below. You are advised to come at least a few minutes before 2.00 to allow time for signing in etc. Entry is free for all paid up members and visitors are very welcome to attend up to three meetings at a cost of £2 which includes refreshments.
At each monthly meeting there is a Book Swap table..bring 1 book and take as many as you like.
There is also a variety of social events and outings which are shown on this page.
December Tuesday 11th
Christmas Event to the Mount Hotel Tettenhall and Wightwick manor.
Please go on the website for the Mount hotel, we are booked for a Luxury Christmas afternoon tea in the Great Hall with real fire and huge Christmas tree. The great Hall is amazing! certainly an experience to remember.
Wightwick Manor now SOLD OUT but make your way to the Mount Hotel for tea £21
Plan - go by coach to Wightwick Manor - NT members are free, others get group rates and pay on arrival - at 11am a 45 minute private tour for half of the group at a time - the others can have coffee or see the gallery and shop.- swap over. The house will be decorated for Christmas and the guide will have seasonal information to tell.
Disabled members can be met at the gates with the 'buggy' as many times as required. It is a walk of 120 yards to the house up a slope.The Mount has full disabled facilities and the rooms are on the ground floor.
We then get the coach at 12.45 to be taken to the Mount Hotel, this wonderful historic building has been restored with luxury, but kept the beautiful features. We will be taken into a private lounge bar for drinks (mulled wine included) then to tables of 6 in the Great Hall for a sumptuous afternoon tea/lunch and as much tea or coffee as you want. This is like tea at the Ritz on steroids!!
We will then be taken home by coach at 3.30 ish to our usual pick up point.
Total cost £27.50 a lot but a treat for Christmas
Sunday 20th January pm
BLACK DYKE BAND - Symphony Hall, Birmingham - Tickets available from THSH
Friday 22nd February
A light hearted quiz at Stourbridge Institute, supper included. Tickets available December
Friday 8th March
A visit to Wolverhampton sewage works - guided tour. Names taken in December
Thursday 11th April
St Fagan's Cardiff, an open air museum of Welsh life through the ages
Tuesday 14th May
Berkeley Castle, Butterfly House and Dr Jenner's house
We now have a new team of hard working volunteers organising Social Events and Trips.Please contact Brenda Stevenson with regard to any of the above events