This page lists forthcoming events and visits that may be of interest to all U3A members. Please contact the organiser of any event you wish to attend.

You can view a timetable of ALL group meetings by clicking the link on the right.

Dates for your Diary
June 2019
Thu Jun 27thCyclingA Ride - Peter and Sue leading
July 2019
Mon Jul 1stAstronomyAndrew McLean will talk about "The Cosmic Distance Ladder" or "How far away is that thing?"
Mon Jul 1stAspects of the 19th CenturyLadies and Science - Peter Jackson
Tue Jul 2ndCyclingAfternoon Ride
Tue Jul 2ndArchitectureDoug Fowler - Inside the mind of an architect
Wed Jul 3rdMeeting2.30pm: Open Talk: “My First Love, My Darling” with speakers from The Clifton Suspension Bridge Visitor Centre (Armstrong Hall)
Mon Jul 8thBird Watching8th July Bird watching visit to Marshfield
Wed Jul 10thPhotographyGroup Outing taking the West Somerset Railway from Bishops Lydeard to Minehead and then on to Dunster.
Thu Jul 11thCyclingA Ride - Gill & Noel leading
Fri Jul 12thTravel and TourismBottom right hand Corner
Mon Jul 15thJazz AppreciationNo meeting
Tue Jul 16thCyclingAfternoon Ride
Thu Jul 25thCyclingA Ride - Les & Barabara leading ... Epney and Longney?
Fri Jul 26thScience & TechnologyThe Weather - Bob Dale
August 2019
Mon Aug 5thAstronomyThere is no meeting in August.
Tue Aug 6thCyclingAfternoon Ride
Tue Aug 6thArchitectureTrip - Gloucester Gaol/Llanthony Priory
Thu Aug 8thCyclingA Ride, From Malmesbury - Alan leading
Mon Aug 12thBird WatchingVisit to Newport Wetlands
Wed Aug 14thPhotographyNo Meeting
Mon Aug 19thJazz AppreciationNo meeting
Tue Aug 20thCyclingAfternoon Ride
Thu Aug 22ndCyclingA Ride - Moira leading
Sat Aug 31st
→Fri Sep 20th
Bridge 3Have a good summer. A tip for next time. If you are recording
your names on the traveller it does help to put down which
pair number you are playing. North-south, east- west does
not help much and does delay the result !!!
September 2019
Mon Sep 2ndAstronomyDetails of the September 2019 meeting will appear here as soon as they are available.
Tue Sep 3rdCyclingAfternoon Ride - Alan leading
Tue Sep 3rdArchitectureHelen Roberts - Decline and rise of Country houses
Mon Sep 9thBird WatchingVisit to Uphill near Weston super Mare
Mon Sep 9thAspects of the 19th CenturyThe World of Magic - Barry Smith
Wed Sep 11thPhotographyReview Images from the Group Outing
Thu Sep 12thCyclingA Ride - Phil leading
Fri Sep 13thTravel and TourismPoland
Mon Sep 16thJazz AppreciationTopic to be advsed
Tue Sep 17thCyclingAfternoon Ride
Tue Sep 24thOpera Study GroupMadame Butterfly - Puccini
Wed Sep 25thGeologyField trip to Sand Point (Weston-super-Mare). Details later.
Thu Sep 26thCyclingA Ride - Peter & Sue leading
Fri Sep 27thScience & TechnologyTBA
October 2019
Tue Oct 1stCyclingAfternoon Ride
Tue Oct 1stArchitectureAnne Strong - Gwent villages
Fri Oct 4thMeeting10.00am: Open Meeting: Combating Cybercrime with Avon and Somerset Police (Armstrong Hall)
Mon Oct 7thAstronomyDetails of the October 2019 meeting will appear here as soon as they are available.
Mon Oct 7thAspects of the 19th CenturyRobert Owen - Helen Roberts
Wed Oct 9thPhotography“Tom Crowe Competition” submitted images
Thu Oct 10thCyclingA Ride - Alan leading
Fri Oct 11thTravel and TourismJersey
Tue Oct 15thCyclingAfternoon Ride
Mon Oct 21stJazz AppreciationAnother eclectic selection from Andrew, focusing on the trumpet
Tue Oct 22ndOpera Study GroupFidelio - Beethoven
Thu Oct 24thCyclingA Ride - Steve leading
Tue Oct 29thArchitectureTrip - Highnam Court/Church, Huntley Church
Tue Oct 29thOpera Study GroupReturn of Ullyses - Monteverdi
November 2019
Mon Nov 4thAspects of the 19th CenturyRevolutions in Chemistry - Peter Minshall
Tue Nov 5thCyclingAfternoon Ride - Alan leading
Tue Nov 5thArchitectureKingsley Fulbrook - Shetland Vernacular architecture
Fri Nov 8thTravel and TourismSwitzerland re-visited
Wed Nov 13thMeeting2.30pm: Open Talk: Extraordinary Events at Newark Park with Helen Roberts (Armstrong Hall)
Wed Nov 13thPhotographyLow light photography
Thu Nov 14thCyclingA Ride
Tue Nov 19thCyclingAfternoon Ride
Tue Nov 26thOpera Study GroupAbduction from the Seraglio - Mozart
Wed Nov 27thGeologyVisit to Lapworth Museum, Birmingham. Details later.
Thu Nov 28thCyclingA Ride - Alan leading
Fri Nov 29thScience & TechnologyTBA
December 2019
Tue Dec 3rdCyclingAfternoon Ride
Tue Dec 3rdArchitectureChristmas activities, Armstrong Hall
Wed Dec 11thPhotographyMaking Slide Shows
Thu Dec 12thCyclingChristmas Ride
Fri Dec 13thTravel and TourismChristmas Celebration
Tue Dec 17thCyclingAfternoon Ride
January 2020
Tue Jan 28thOpera Study GroupFalstaff - Verdi
February 2020
Tue Feb 25thOpera Study GroupThe Nose - Shostakovitch
March 2020
Tue Mar 24thOpera Study GroupLa Donna del Largo - Rossini
Tue Mar 31stOpera Study GroupMacbeth - Verdi
April 2020
Tue Apr 28thOpera Study GroupFlying Dutchman - Wagner
May 2020
Tue May 26thOpera Study GroupIl Pagliacci/Sister Angelica - Leoncavelli/Puccini
June 2020
Tue Jun 23rdOpera Study GroupPearl Fishers - Bizet
Tue Jun 30thOpera Study GroupParsival - Wagner