Uckfield

Diary Dates

Monthly Meetings

These are held on the first FRIDAY of each month (with the exception of Open Day and the Christmas Quiz) in the Weald Hall, Civic Centre. Doors open at 1.30 pm; the talk begins at 2.pm and lasts about an hour. All members are welcome and so are visitors (for a £1 donation). The schedule of these meetings are listed below.

(2021) To book for Walks or Trips
Please see Beryl or contact her on the Vice-chairman email on our website Contact page.

The Sussex U3A Network (SUN) and The Third Age Trust (TAT) run various Study Days, Training Days, Summer Schools and Workshops. Dates are included on our Diary Dates. Booking forms and venue maps are linked to each event on their webpage which can be accessed via the LINKS column (right ->) and clicking the 'SUN web site Events page' link.


Dates for your Diary
October 2021
Tue Oct 26thStudy DayWS Record Office Zoom Talk West Sussex in Photographs 1850s-date
Enjoy some pictorial treasures from 2 million held at Worthing Library and learn the remarkable stories of those who took and collected them. Hosted by West Sussex Record Office, join County Local Studies Librarian, Martin Hayes, who will show you some wonderful images of West Sussex from the finest collections, including those of Annie and Walter Gardiner, Jack Watts, Terry Child and others. The talk will be held online at 7pm. For more information and tickets (£5), book via the link on the below.

Photographs
November 2021
Mon Nov 1stSocialCoffee morning
Ashdown Room in the Civic Centre
10am - 11am.
Thu Nov 4thStudy DayTAT Free Zoom Talk The Geology of Sedimentary Rocks. Part 2: Marine Rocks with Martin Eales at 2pm.

Click link below for more information, and Eventbrite booking.

Marine Rocks
Fri Nov 5thMeetingMonthly Meeting: Civic Centre 2 pm.
Ian Everest will give a talk on ‘The Ouse Valley’
Mon Nov 8thOutingCoach trip to Star Inn meal. See Anita.
Wed Nov 17thMonthly Trips South Downs Heritage Centre
contact Beryl (Vicechair)
Sat Nov 20thSussex U3A NetworkSUN Free Zoom Talk: Lewes and Bonfire Night with Andy Thomas at 11 - 12.15pm. Booking via email from November 5th at sunbookings548@gmail.com You must state your u3a when booking.

More information from SUN using the link below.

Bonfire Night
Sat Nov 20thCoach TripsPortsmouth £21, Uckfield Pick Up
Wed Nov 24thCoach TripsHorsham or Crawley £12.50, Uckfield Pick Up if sufficient numbers
Tue Nov 30thStudy DayWS Record Office Zoom Talk Transatlantic Ties: the links between America and West Sussex
Learn about the many links between America and West Sussex through fascinating original documents at West Sussex Record Office. Join Jo McConville who will explore themes, including settlers in the 17th century and later emigration, the slave trade, travel diaries, Civil War and famous people. There will be a chance to see the Sussex version of the Declaration of Independence, viewed by royalty and the US President. The talk will be held online at 7pm. For more information and tickets (£5), book via the link below

Transatlantic Ties
December 2021
Thu Dec 2ndMeetingMonthly Meeting: Civic Centre 2 pm.
Christmas Quiz.(Note: Thursday NOT Friday)
Sun Dec 5thCoach TripsRochester, Dickensian Market £21, Uckfield Pick Up
Mon Dec 6thSocialCoffee morning
Ashdown Room in the Civic Centre
10am - 11am.
Wed Dec 8thStudy DayTAT Free Zoom Talk Laughter Yoga Workshops Series with Judith Walker at 10 am on the second Wednesday of every month. From 8/9, 13/10, 10/11 & 8/12.

Click link below for more information, and Eventbrite booking.

Yoga Workshop
Sat Dec 11thSussex U3A NetworkSUN Free Zoom Talk: Christmas - a Festive History with Andy Thomas from 11 - 12.15pm. Booking via email from 27th November at sunbookings548@gmail.com please state your u3a when booking.

More information from SUN using the link below.

Festive History
Wed Dec 15thMonthly Trips M&S at Haywards Heath
contact Beryl (Vicechair)
January 2022
Sat Jan 15thSussex U3A NetworkSUN Free Zoom Talk The Lost Village of Tidemills with Kevin Gordon at 11am. Booking date TBC.

More information from SUN using the link below.

Tidemills
Wed Jan 19thMonthly Trips Nottcutts Garden Centre
Contact Beryl (Vice Chair)
February 2022
Wed Feb 16thMonthly Trips Lindfield Charity Warehouse
Contact Beryl (Vice Chair)
March 2022
Wed Mar 16thMonthly Trips Five Ashes Charity Warehouse
Contact Beryl (Vice Chair)
April 2022
Fri Apr 15thMonthly Trips Firle Garden Show (Note: Friday trip)
Contact Beryl (Vice Chair)
May 2022
Wed May 18thMonthly Trips Sheffield Park
Contact Beryl (Vice Chair)
June 2022
Wed Jun 15thMonthly Trips Alfriston
Contact Beryl (Vice Chair)
July 2022
Wed Jul 20thMonthly Trips King John nursery & garden
Contact Beryl (Vice Chair)
August 2022
Wed Aug 17thMonthly Trips Devil's Dyke
Contact Beryl (Vice Chair)
September 2022
Wed Sep 21stMonthly Trips Scotney Castle
Contact Beryl (Vice Chair)