Wandsworth

Events


Dates for your Diary
September 2019
Thu Sep 26thAmblesAmble - Circular walk from Richmond, through the park, past Ham House and along the river.

Distance – Approximately 6 miles with the chance to opt out by taking the bus back to Richmond from Petersham Road.

Leaders – Ann and Jane – Open to all members

Meet outside Richmond Rail Station at 11am. (District Line, South West Rail, Overground or 337 bus). There are toilets on the lower station concourse and loo stops on the way at Pembroke Lodge, Ham Gate and Ham Common.

You will need to bring your own refreshments/lunch as we will not be near a café at lunchtime.

(This is July’s Amble, which was postponed because of the Heat Alert)
October 2019
Wed Oct 2ndPhotography & AV/VideoA photoshoot around Canary Wharf. Meet at the main exit of Canary Wharf Tube station at 11am. There will be comfort breaks and coffee breaks.

Regardless of your level of photography and/or AV skills you are most welcome to come along. We are not a particularly competitive group, we just enjoy taking photos with others who also like taking photos. Whether you have a state of the art camera or a phone camera is really irrelevant just come along with whatever you want to use.

If you're not a photographer but are interested in an amble around Canary Wharf you are more than welcome to tag along too. Just be aware that we make frequent stops to take the perfect shot.

No need to book just turn up.

If you require more info click on the pigeon icon to email the group's co-ordinator.
Mon Oct 7thGuided Walks & VisitsA guided walk from Blackfriars Bridge to Wesley's Chapel meet at Blackfriars tube station at 11am.
Tue Oct 15thBird Watching and wildlifeNEW GROUP - First visit to the Barnes Wetlands Centre.
Meet at the entrance to the Centre at 11am.
We aim to make this a monthly visit (days of the week to vary).


This group aims to take full advantage of the local Wetlands and Wildlife Trust (WWT) site at Barnes. In this converted rewilded site from earlier reservoirs there is a range of wetland features and water habitats which are home to much bird life and other animals.


We advise joining WWT rather than paying entrance fee each visit. Joining fees can be obtained on their website and be paid at the reception.
Getting there:
Buses - / more detailed information on the Wetlands website
Train - Barnes Station is about 10 minutes walk or a short bus ride away.
Car - there is a large free car park.

Any questions click on the pigeon icon in the group's page to email the organisers.
Mon Oct 21stMeetingMonthly meeting, Bernard Lockett on the Political and Social Satire of Gilbert and Sullivan


Join us for our monthly talk and news round up of forthcoming events etc at the Penfold Centre, at the rear of Southside Shopping Centre (opposite King George's Park). Starts at 2pm finishes about 4pm, refreshments and toilets available. Suitable for wheelchair users.
Wed Oct 23rdGallery & Museum visits William Morris Gallery visit

Meet at the ticket barrier, bus station exit at Walthamstow Central Tube Station at 11am.
As well as the permanent collection there is a temporary exhibition: Pioneers. It explores the deep connection between William Morris and Bauhaus.
Leader: Joan I. Free entry.
Thu Oct 24thAmblesAmble - details to be confirmed.
November 2019
Tue Nov 5thStudy DayStudy Day at Roehampton University

The theme for this year's study day is looking to aspects of society in the future from town planning to human-animal hybrids to marine wild life conservation. Details to be announced. Make a note in your diary of the date.
Sat Nov 9thStudy DayGreater London region will be holding a Music Day at Kings Place (near Kings Cross) Subject Czech music.

10.00 -16.30 at Kings Place, 90 York Way, London N1 (closest station Kings Cross)

Tickets: £25 including refreshments on arrival.

Flyer, Programme and Application forms available from the Events page of U3A London Region website: https://u3asites.org.uk/london-region/events
Mon Nov 11thGuided Walks & VisitsA guided walk from Blackfriars Bridge to Westminster Bridge meet 11am at Blackfriars tube station.
Mon Nov 18thMeetingMonthly meeting, Carol Rahman on Battersea Children in WW2

Join us for our monthly talk and news round up of forthcoming events etc at the Penfold Centre, at the rear of Southside Shopping Centre (opposite King George's Park). Starts at 2pm finishes about 4pm, refreshments and toilets available. Suitable for wheelchair users.
Wed Nov 20thGallery & Museum visitsScience Museum: Science City 1550 - 1800.
The new permanent exhibition, Science City 1550 -1800, is in the Linbury Gallery. It covers 250 years of discovery, exploring how London's scientists and artisans transformed our understanding of the world.

Meet at the information desk on the ground floor of The Science Museum at 11am.
Leader: Joan I. Free entry
Thu Nov 28thAmblesAmble - details to be confirmed.
December 2019
Mon Dec 9thGuided Walks & Visits

A guided walk South of The Thames. Meet 11am at Bank Station exit 9 up on Cheapside {take the lift from the Northern Line to ground level then follow the signs to exit 9}

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