|Dates for your Diary|
|Mon Jan 21st||Meeting||The speaker for January 21st has had to cancel due to illness. Instead David Evans will give a talk on the history of 20th Century Fox.|
The talk will be at the Penfold Centre, at the rear of the South Side shopping centre, Wandsworth town centre starting at 2pm.
An opportunity to meet other U3A members, to listen to an interesting speaker, to catch up on other U3A news all followed by a cup of tea/coffee and biscuits.
|Thu Jan 24th||Ambles||Five Parks Walk (from Victoria to High Street Kensington) Leader: Caroline P. A four mile walk winding through St James’ Park, Green Park, Hyde Park, Kensington Gardens and Holland Park. |
Please meet at 10.30 outside the Victoria Apollo Theatre (in Wilton Street, close to Victoria Station, and where Wicked is on).
There is a potential coffee stop at the Serpentine café in Hyde Park, and a further stop towards the end, maybe for lunch, at the café in Holland Park. (Plenty of public conveniences en route). For those who want to linger on a winter afternoon, a visit to the new Design Museum (in the former Commonwealth Institute) is interesting, and entrance is free. Return from High Street Kensington underground station, from Olympia station Overground to Clapham Junction, or 28 bus to Putney.
|Wed Jan 30th||Gallery & Museum visits||Gallery & Museum Visit to 2 Temple Place on Wednesday 30th January|
John Ruskin: The Power Of Seeing
The exhibition showcases significant objects from Sheffield's Guild of St George Ruskin, The Ashmolean, The Fitzwilliam, The Ruskin Library, Tate, Watts Gallery and the William Morris Gallery. Also, there are newly commissioned works exploring Ruskin's contemporary legacy. Entrance is free.
Meet at 11am at the entrance to 2 Temple Place, off Victoria Embankment. Nearest tube: Temple. Nearest mainline station: Blackfriars.
|Mon Feb 11th||Guided Walks & Visits|
Bermondsey and Rotherhithe walk [Continued from December walk] Meet at London Bridge station Tooley Street exit at 11am
|Wed Feb 27th||Gallery & Museum visits||Spotlight on Boilly|
Free display talk given by curator Yuriko Jackell
The talk begins at 1pm and last for half an hour. Spotlight on Boilly is a temporary display of three paintings that have been restored recently. I suggest that we meet in the entrance of the Wallace Collection, Manchester Square, W1 at 12.45. Entrance is free. After the talk we will be free to look at the rest of the collection then meet for a coffee.
|Thu Feb 28th||Ambles||Thursday 28 February Canary Wharf to Blackheath, via Greenwich. Leader: Gill Farnsworth. Full details tbc|
|Mon Mar 11th||Guided Walks & Visits||Thames foreshore walk at Wandsworth with London archaeologist Will Rathouse details to be released nearer the time.|
|Wed Mar 27th||Gallery & Museum visits||Visit to the Victoria and Albert museum.|
Meet in the Grand Entrance of the V&A at 13.50 for a free Theatre & Performance tour starting at 14.00. Entrance is free.
|Mon Apr 8th||Guided Walks & Visits||Shoreditch walk. Meet at Liverpool St Railway Station at Station meeting Point at 11am.|
|Thu Apr 25th||Ambles||Thursday 25 April The Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, from Tottenham Hale, via Walthamstow Wetlands. Leader: Volunteer needed Full details tbc|
|Fri Apr 26th||Gallery & Museum visits||Gunnersbury Museum|
Opened in 2018 and located in Gunnersbury Park, the house contains a Long Gallery, Drawing Room, Dining Room, Historic Kitchen, Archive and temporary exhibition. Entrance is free.
Meet at Acton Town Tube Station at 11.30 am. The museum is a ten minute walk from the station, or we can catch the E3 bus.
|Mon May 13th||Guided Walks & Visits||Blackfriars and the City walk. |
Meet outside Blackfriars tube station at 11am
|Mon Jun 10th||Guided Walks & Visits||Highgate walk. Meet outside Highgate tube station at 11am.|
|Mon Jul 8th||Guided Walks & Visits||West Norwood Cemetery walk. Meet outside West Norwood railway station at 11am.|
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