Wandsworth

Events


Dates for your Diary
October 2019
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.
Fri Oct 18thStudy DayAn Age of Uncertainty speakers Nigel Arch and Evan Davies.


Takes place at Menuhin Hall, Cobham, Surrey. 09.30 to 4:00.
£10.00 per member for the day.
Details, application form and full timetable of lectures available via the Surrey U3A website.
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.
Mon Oct 28thTooting LocalTooting 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.
November 2019
Tue Nov 5thStudy DayStudy Day at Roehampton University

The theme for this year's SW London study day is looking to aspects of society in the future from town planning to human-animal hybrids to marine wild life conservation. Details & Booking form at Roehampton.
Thu Nov 7thPutney PalsPutney Pals – join us for a chat and a coffee / drink – all members welcome especially those living in Putney.

Meet Linda from 11am in the Rocket Pub (behind St Mary's Church on Putney High St)
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.
Fri Nov 15thStudy DaySurrey Network Study Day “UK in a Changing Europe” Speaker Dr Simon Usherwood.

Takes place at Menuhin Hall, Cobham, Surrey. 09.30 to 4:00.
£10.00 per member for the day.
Details, application form and full timetable of lectures available via the Surrey U3A website.
Fri Nov 15thBattersea/Wandsworth Lunch GroupBattersea Lunch group – join us for a chat and a meal – all members welcome especially those living in Battersea – Let Rosemary know you'll be coming by clicking on the pigeon icon to send her an email.

Meet from 11am in the Asparagus Pub (Falcon Rd)
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
Mon Nov 25thTooting Localjoin 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 Rd.)
Thu Nov 28thAmblesAmble - details to be confirmed.
December 2019
Wed Dec 4thPhotography & AV/VideoJoin us for a photoshoot around the Jermyn Street area followed by an autumnal nature shoot around Green Park. Some of London's oldest shops are on Jermyn Street and St. James' Street, Piccadilly.

We'll meet at 11am outside Lilywhites, Piccadilly Circus.

All are welcome to tag along with us even if you're not a photographer and just want to explore this area with us.
As usual we'll have a coffee break somewhere.

Click on the pigeon icon to contact the group leader for more information.
Thu Dec 5thPutney PalsPutney Pals – join us for a chat and a coffee / drink – all members welcome especially those living in Putney

Meet Linda from 11am in the Rocket Pub (behind St Mary's Church. on Putney High St)
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}

Fri Dec 13thBattersea/Wandsworth Lunch GroupBattersea Lunch group – join us for a chat and a meal – all members welcome especially those living in Battersea – Let Rosemary know you'll be coming by clicking on the pigeon icon to send her an email.

Meet from 11am in the Asparagus Pub (Falcon Rd)
Mon Dec 16thMeetingCome and join us for our Christmas party! Friendly chat, a few festive songs and entertainment. There will be drink and nibbles available.
(Members only for the party please)

2pm until 4pm

The Penfold Centre, 1 Neville Gill Close. The rear of Southside shopping centre, opposite King George's park, Wandsworth.
Wed Dec 18thGallery & Museum visitsTate Britain
There are two free talks that I would like to hear, you are welcome to join me for one or both. The first is a 30 minute talk on Women Artists, and it starts at 1.15pm. The second talk is Becoming Modern: Art To The Present Day, and it starts at 2pm. The meeting point for both talks is the top of the Manton staircase. I suggest you arrive five minutes early.
Lead by Joan I.
January 2020
Mon Jan 20thMeetingA talk by Professor Julian Ma on Research at St. George's Hospital

2pm until 4pm.

The Penfold Centre, 1 Neville Gill Close. The rear of Southside shopping centre, opposite King George's park, Wandsworth.

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