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.

CoachTrips 2020

For each trip, those booked please meet at 9am at Uckfield Bus Station.
PAY BY CHEQUE - Made payable to "Uckfield U3A Outings"

Monthly Trips

We organise a trip on the 3rd Wednesday of each month and all members are welcome to join us for one, several or all of the trips. Those by coach are pre-booked but for others please ring Beryl the weekend before for times and arrangements (or email, using the link on the Monthly Trips group 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.
The Arundel Wetland Centre is also open through autumn and winter for group visits. Room hire, guide and any necessary equipment are free of charge. A full day, self guided, session is £8.75 pp, with a 1 hour learning session £9.00, with a 2 hour learning session £9.50. Boat trips can be arranged at £1.50 pp. Contact details at bottom of SUN->Events page, via link in RH column of this page.


Dates for your Diary
March 2020
Wed Mar 4thCoffee Mornings10am Picture House Restaurant
Fri Mar 6thMeetingAndy Thomas
“The Story of English Freedom”
Thu Mar 12thStudy DayTAT Close Encounters of the Animal Kind at the National Gallery, 11am to 3.45pm. An exploration of animals in art. Cost £25.
Sat Mar 14thStudy DaySUN Country Houses in the South Downs - from medieval to 20th Century with Sue Berry at Rustington. An exploration of how fashion and fortune affected these houses.
Wed Mar 18thMonthly Trips Charity Warehouse and Mayfield by cars
April 2020
Wed Apr 1stCoffee Mornings10am Picture House Restaurant
Fri Apr 3rdMeetingIan Everest
“The Ouse Valley”
Mon Apr 13thWalks - Ashdown ForestRoman Road
Wed Apr 15thMonthly Trips Newhaven by bus
Sat Apr 18thStudy DaySUN A Mathematical Medley with Roger Luther at Horsham. Some numbers, some shapes and some algorithms.
Mon Apr 27thWalks - UckfieldBoothland wood
Wed Apr 29thCoffee Mornings10am Picture House Restaurant
May 2020
Fri May 1stMeetingDelia Taylor
“The Pre-Raphaelites”
Sat May 9thStudy DaySUN Crusades and the Knights Templar with Geoff Doel at Mayfield. An exploration of the first 100 years of the controversial crusading movement and of the iconic Order of Knights Templar, which has fuelled so many bizarre legends.
Mon May 11thWalks - Ashdown ForestOld Lodge
Wed May 20thMonthly Trips Polhill Garden centre and Ightham Mote by coach
Mon May 25thWalks - UckfieldPudding Cake Lane
June 2020
Wed Jun 3rdOtherNational U3A Day when all U3As are asked to locally celebrate and showcase their work.
Wed Jun 3rdCoffee Mornings10am Picture House Restaurant
Fri Jun 5thMeetingAnn Rachlin
“Mozart the Miracle Maestro”
Mon Jun 8thWalks - Ashdown ForestWaterfall
Mon Jun 15th
→Thu Jun 18th
Summer SchoolSE Forum Chichester Summer School. Booking is now open for this popular event.
Wed Jun 17thMonthly Trips Preston Park by bus
Mon Jun 22ndWalks - UckfieldMillennium Green
July 2020
Wed Jul 1stCoffee Mornings10am Picture House Restaurant
Fri Jul 3rdMeetingRhys Clatworthy
“The Windmill at Herstmonceux”

Followed by our AGM
Mon Jul 13thWalks - Ashdown ForestChelwood Vachery
Wed Jul 15thMonthly Trips Steyning and St. Mary's house, Bramber by coach
Mon Jul 27thWalks - UckfieldLime Tree Avenue
August 2020
Wed Aug 5thCoffee Mornings10am Picture House Restaurant
Fri Aug 7thMeetingHeather Hook
“Yellowstone National Park”
Mon Aug 10thWalks - Ashdown ForestPiglets
Wed Aug 19thMonthly Trips Devils Dyke by bus
Mon Aug 24thWalks - UckfieldSelby Meadows
Mon Aug 31stStudy DayTAT Citizens 800 Project Phase 2. A continuing SLP research project on historical rebellion, with the Royal Holloway College, Uni of London at Egham. Members are welcome to join in.
Mon Aug 31stWorkshopTAT Citizens 800 Project Phase 2. A continuing SLP research project on historical rebellion, with the Royal Holloway College, Uni of London at Egham. Members are welcome to join in. Use the 'SUN web site Events page' link (right column ->) for details and to sign up.
September 2020
Wed Sep 2ndCoffee Mornings10am Picture House Restaurant
Fri Sep 4thMeetingOpen Day
Mon Sep 14thWalks - Ashdown ForestAirmans' grave
Wed Sep 16thMonthly Trips Bodiam Castle and Hastings by coach
Mon Sep 28thWalks - UckfieldHigh Street
Wed Sep 30thCoffee Mornings10am Picture House Restaurant
October 2020
Fri Oct 2ndMeetingSpeaker TBA
Wed Oct 21stMonthly Trips Borders Hill Autumn colours and lunch by cars
November 2020
Wed Nov 4thCoffee Mornings10am Picture House Restaurant
Fri Nov 6thMeetingSpeaker TBA
Wed Nov 18thMonthly Trips Horsham by coach
December 2020
Wed Dec 2ndCoffee Mornings10am Picture House Restaurant
Fri Dec 4thMeetingChristmas quiz
Wed Dec 16thMonthly Trips Lewes, the Depot by bus