Wandsworth

Events


Dates for your Diary
December 2018
Mon Dec 17thMeetingMembers' Christmas Party -
Come and join us for a chat, some nibbles and a drink, plus some seasonal entertainment.
2:00 to 4:00 at the Penfold Centre.
January 2019
Mon Jan 21stMeetingThe speaker for January 21st is Gwen Wright on UKIYO-E, (UKIYO-E is a Japanese word for the genre of Japanese art that flourished from 17th to 19th centuries.The style will be familiar to many, with a print of mountainous waves and Mt. Fuji in the far distance by Hokusai having been used to advertise a recent exhibition in London).


Looking at two of the most famous 19th century Japanese artists, Hokusai and Hiroshige and their influence on European art of the time.

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.
Fri Jan 25thAmblesThursday 24 January The Five Parks - St James, Green, Hyde, Kensington Gardens and Holland Park - starting at Victoria, finishing at High Street Kensington.
Leader: Caroline Pook. Full details tbc
Wed Jan 30thGallery & 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, Watts Gallery and The William Morris Gallery. Also, there are newly commissioned works exploring Ruskin's contemporary legacy.
​It will be a morning visit, meeting time and place to be decided when the 2 Temple Place website has been updated.

​Leader: Joan Inglis. Free entry
February 2019
Thu Feb 28thAmblesThursday 28 February Canary Wharf to Blackheath, via Greenwich. Leader: Gill Farnsworth. Full details tbc
April 2019
Thu Apr 25thAmblesThursday 25 April The Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, from Tottenham Hale, via Walthamstow Wetlands. Leader: Volunteer needed Full details tbc

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