Wandsworth

Events


Dates for your Diary
April 2020
Mon Apr 6thGuided Walks & VisitsCancelled due to coronavirus


NOTE CHANGE FROM REGULAR DATE DUE TO EASTER
A guided walk South of The Thames. Meet Helen 11am at St Pauls Station.
Wed Apr 15thGallery & Museum visitsCANCELLED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS

With Love - an exhibition at The National Archives that offers glimpses into private worlds. It covers 500 years of letters revealing heartbreak, passion and disappointment; including love letters from a treasonous queen, the generous wish of a naval hero and the forlorn poetry of a prime minister.
Leader Joan I. Free entry. Meet at Kew Gardens Underground Station at 11am. There are two exits, The National Archives exit is signposted.
Thu Apr 16thGuided Walks & VisitsCancelled due to coronavirus


Richmond guided tour We have Del Strother, a Blue Badge guide and the cost is £10. Meeting at 11:00.
This will be be a lovely spring walk around the most interesting places in Richmond including the site of Richmond Palace, Richmond Theatre and Richmond Hill.
Click on the pigeon icon to contact Helen and book a place if you want to come.
Fri Apr 17thStudy DaySurrey Network Study Day 9.30 to 4pm -
“The most famous Pharoah of them all - Tutankhamun, the boy king”

Talks by Clive Barham Carter
Takes place at Menuhin Hall, Cobham, Surrey.
£10.00 per member for the day.
Details, application form & full timetable of lectures available via the Surrey U3A website._
Mon Apr 20thMeetingPostponed and meeting cancelled due to coronavirus


John Hawks will tell us about the Chapter House of Merton Priory.

Members Monthly Meeting.
2pm to 4pm at The Penfold Centre, 1 Neville Gill Close - SW18 4TJ
(Behind Southside Shopping centre, facing King George's Park).
Tue Apr 21stBird Watching and wildlifeThis meeting is officially cancelled due to coronavirus. Aslo note that the Wetlands is closed until further notice

Our monthly visit to Barnes Wetland Centre

We always have a coffee and chat in the cafe at the end of our exploits, so another great reason to join us!
Meet inside at the chairs and tables in the open area at 11am.
Wed Apr 22ndGuided Walks & VisitsCancelled due to coronavirus

A tour of Wiltons Music Hall. Starting at 11am. This is a really interesting visit to the only Victorian music hall left in London. It was on the English Heritage at risk list only a few years ago but has now been fully restored and saved for the nation. Plays and Gilbert and Sullivan operas are regularly performed here. The cost is £8 each for a guided tour. Well worth it!!
Click on the pigeon icon (Walks & Visits page) to contact Helen and book a place if you want to come.
Thu Apr 23rdAmblesWaddon to Morden (details tbc)
Mon Apr 27thTooting LocalCancelled due to coronavirus


Tooting Local – join us for a chat and a coffee / drink – all members welcome especially those living in & around Tooting

Meet Helen from 11am in the Graveney & Meadow Pub, close to Tooting Broadway tube on Mitcham Road.
May 2020
Thu May 14thStudy DaySW London Network of U3As - Hammersmith & Fulham , Kingston, Merton, Richmond and Wandsworth
The Heritage of SW London
A Heritage Study Day 10:30 - 4:00 in Richard Mayo Centre, Eden St, Kingston
Topics to cover a wide range of themes to do with different aspects of our heritage -
• Kingston's Aircraft heritage
• Aspects of Merton's history
• William Morris & his legacy in 21st Century
• Discovering Richmond

Cost £8 per head to include tea and coffee on arrival.
Full details and application form at Heritage
Fri May 15thStudy DaySurrey Network Study Day 9.30-4.00
“The Development of British Style”
by Paul Atterbury (Antiques Road Show).
Takes place at Menuhin Hall, Cobham, Surrey. 10:00 to 4:00.
£10.00 per member for the day.
Details, application form & full timetable of lectures available via the Surrey U3A website.
Mon May 18thMeetingWandsworth U3A Annual General Meeting 2pm - 4pm
- The Penfold Centre
Members only for this meeting, please
Come along and have a say in the running of your U3A - elect and meet the new committee to be followed by a talk (tbc)
June 2020
Fri Jun 19thStudy DaySurrey Network Study Day -
“Understanding Turner - the man, his life and his work” by Professor Maria Chester


Takes place at Menuhin Hall, Cobham, Surrey. 9:30 to 4:00.
£10.00 per member for the day.
Details, application form & full timetable of lectures available via the Surrey U3A website.

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