Thorpe Bay

Here & There

Here and There Group was formed to provide day trips for all members of U3A and is open to all current members. Programmes are drawn up throughout the year and published at the monthly meetings, with notices on the table in the small lounge at general meetings. The aim of the group is to offer interesting venues and visits to places of interest and members are invited to book their trips at the meetings or to contact the two group leaders direct. Prices are kept as low as possible and shorter distances are offered so that the journeys are not too long or too far away. The group aims to provide trips roughly once a month with the occasional coffee morning to catch up with as many members as possible. Over the past years Backstage Tours of London Theatres have been arranged, Stately Homes and Castles, Seaside towns for relaxation, visits to Columbia Road Flower Market, The Tower of London Ceremony of the Keys (twice last year), Chocolate Lady, Boat Trips – you name it, the group will go there. Christmas meals have also been arranged at some beautiful venues, and this year a group of 76 will be going on a “non-cruise” on “Magellan at Tilbury for a Christmas meal, show-time, overnight cabin and breakfast. This group is co-run by Shirley Turner.

In April the group organised a visit to the Royal Albert Hall to watch a performance of the Music Man Project for students with learning disabilities from the Southend & Essex area.

Details of any planned trips are listed on the Events page of the website.

More Group Pages
Acrylic Pouring Art Antiques & Collectables Art Appreciation 2 Astronomy
Barn Dancing Bird Watching Book Club One Book Club Three
Book Club Two Bridge Improvers Brushstrokes Bucket List
Canasta & Rummikub Card Art Casual Walking Chess & Draughts
Classical Music Colouring for Relaxation Craft Cribbage
Crime Fiction Cycling Group Family History Film Group
Flower Arranging Foodie Group 1 Foodie Group 2 French for a Challenge
French for Fun French Improvers Gardening Group 1 Gardening Group 2
Here & There History of the East End Holiday Group Italian for beginners
Italian Language & Culture Jazz Appreciation & Big Band Dance Kalooki Keep Fit & Tone
Knit and Natter Latin Line Dancing Literature
Local History Walking London Group 1 London Group 10 London Group 2
London Group 3 London Group 4 London Group 5 London Group 7
London Group 8 London Group 9 Mah Jong Meet and Eat Luncheon Group
Military History 1 Military History 2 Music Appreciation News and Notices
Opera Photography Play Reading Play the Guitar
Psychology 1 Psychology 2 Psychology 3 Psychology 4
Psychology 5 Psychology 6 Quiz Group Religions of the World
Rummikub Scrabble Singing Social Studies
Spanish For Beginners Spanish Improvers Spanish Intermediate Stitch in Time
Sunday Lunch Club Table Tennis 1 Table Tennis 2 Tai Chi
Talk Sport Tap for Fun Tenpin Bowling Theatre
TOWIE Traditional Canal Boat Painting Transport Uke for Beginners
Ukulele for Fun Ukulele Intermediate Ukulele Players Walking
Walking for Health We Love Dogs Wine Appreciation 1 Wine Appreciation 2
Wine Appreciation 3 Women in History
More Group Pages
Acrylic Pouring Art Antiques & Collectables
Art Appreciation 2 Astronomy
Barn Dancing Bird Watching
Book Club One Book Club Three
Book Club Two Bridge Improvers
Brushstrokes Bucket List
Canasta & Rummikub Card Art
Casual Walking Chess & Draughts
Classical Music Colouring for Relaxation
Craft Cribbage
Crime Fiction Cycling Group
Family History Film Group
Flower Arranging Foodie Group 1
Foodie Group 2 French for a Challenge
French for Fun French Improvers
Gardening Group 1 Gardening Group 2
Here & There History of the East End
Holiday Group Italian for beginners
Italian Language & Culture Jazz Appreciation & Big Band Dance
Kalooki Keep Fit & Tone
Knit and Natter Latin
Line Dancing Literature
Local History Walking London Group 1
London Group 10 London Group 2
London Group 3 London Group 4
London Group 5 London Group 7
London Group 8 London Group 9
Mah Jong Meet and Eat Luncheon Group
Military History 1 Military History 2
Music Appreciation News and Notices
Opera Photography
Play Reading Play the Guitar
Psychology 1 Psychology 2
Psychology 3 Psychology 4
Psychology 5 Psychology 6
Quiz Group Religions of the World
Rummikub Scrabble
Singing Social Studies
Spanish For Beginners Spanish Improvers
Spanish Intermediate Stitch in Time
Sunday Lunch Club Table Tennis 1
Table Tennis 2 Tai Chi
Talk Sport Tap for Fun
Tenpin Bowling Theatre
TOWIE Traditional Canal Boat Painting
Transport Uke for Beginners
Ukulele for Fun Ukulele Intermediate
Ukulele Players Walking
Walking for Health We Love Dogs
Wine Appreciation 1 Wine Appreciation 2
Wine Appreciation 3 Women in History