Monthly Meetings

Our monthly meetings are held on the second Wednesday of every month (except August) in the Wadesmill Suite at Wodson Park Sports and Leisure Centre, Wadesmill Road, Ware, SG12 0UQ.

The doors open at 1.15pm with the talk starting at 1.45pm. After the talk, refreshments are served and there is an opportunity to book an outing, speak to some of the group leaders, browse the book stall, etc.

If you are not yet a member of Ware U3A, you are more than welcome to join us at one of the monthly meetings; we make a small charge of £2 which is deducted from the membership fee if you decide to join.

Wodson Park is located on the northern edge of Ware. To get there:

• Car - Sat Nav SG12 0UQ will lead you directly to their car park

• Public transport - Bus route 331 has stops outside Wodson Park; bus routes 383, 384, M1 and M2 all stop in nearby Quincey Road. However, if you have difficulty using public transport, we may be able to organise a lift. Please send us a message to see if we can arrange something for you.

Dates for your Diary
Wed Mar 11th Marie Curie by Anne Hillion
The Scientist, War Hero, Feminist Icon. The Charity - Past, Present and Future Challenges
Care and Support through terminal illness
Wed Apr 8th Annual General Meeting where your Committee report back on their work over the past year.

Download the nomination form to serve on the Committee and return it to Jan Wing, Chairman. The deadline for the receipt of the form is Thursday 20 February 2020.
Social Events
Fri Feb 28th Ware U3A Barn Dance, Wodson Park Doors open 7.30pm. Dancing from 8pm-11pm. Tickets £6 available at the monthly meetings or email Jan Wing to book.
Sun Apr 5th Tea at the Southern Maltings from 2.30pm-5pm Afternoon tea with a performance by our U3A Choir and friends. Tickets £6. Prosecco and other drinks will be available. Tickets will be on sale at the monthly meetings or email Jan Wing to book.
Wed Jun 3rd Group Showcase The Committee is planning to take part in the National U3A Day. We will base our activities at Wodson Park and hope that as many groups as possible will demonstrate what they do and promote their groups. If you would like to help plan the event. Email Jan Wing
Coach Outings
Thu Mar 26th Newmarket Price £42.50. Visit day trips for more details.
Fri Apr 24th A Tale of two Riverside Towns Full. For details of the trip visit day trips.
Thu May 14th St Paul's Walden Bury (half day visit) Price £28.50 inclusive. Visit day trips for the details
Mon Jun 15th
→Fri Jun 19th
Summer break 2020 entitled Waterways of Scotland: staying at the Radstone Hotel, Larkhall. For details of the holiday read holidays
Thu Jun 25th Frogmore Paper Mill (half day visit). Price £30.25 inclusive. Visit day trips for the details
Fri Oct 16th
→Mon Oct 19th
Autumn break 2020 to Wales: staying in Llandrindod Wells at the Glen Usk Hotel. For details of the holiday read holidays
Exploring London 2
Tue Mar 10th The Seven Deadly Sins
Tue Apr 14th Crime Writer Agatha Christie
Exploring London 4
Thu Mar 5th Diamond studded London
Thu Apr 2nd Notting Hill and Portobello market
Thu May 7th River walk from Canary Wharf to Prospect of Whitby
Thu Jun 4th Gruesome London. Please note this is an evening walk
Thu Jul 2nd Greenwich
Thu Aug 6th Lost World of the River Fleet
Thu Sep 3rd London Music Tour
Thu Oct 1st The Mayflower and Brunel
Thu Nov 5th The Heart of London
Garden & Countryside Interest
Thu Mar 5th We welcome Amy Lewis, a Ranger from Lee Valley Regional Park Authority, whose talk is on the park's history, venues, open spaces, nature and wildlife and future projects.
Pub Lunches
Wed Feb 26th The Salisbury Arms, Hertford , SG14 1BZ
Wed Mar 25th Robin Hood Tonwell, SG12 0HN
Wed Apr 29th White Hart, 43 High St,Roydon, Harlow, CM19 5EA
Wed May 27th The Fisherman, Fishers Green, Stevenage, SG1 2JA
Wed Jun 24th White Hart, Puckeridge, SG11 1RR
Wed Jul 29th White Horse, Wareside, SG12 7QX
Wed Aug 26th White Lion, Bengeo, SG14 3ET
Wed Sep 30th The Plume and Feathers, Tewin, AL6 0LX
Wed Oct 28th Cowper Arms Letty Green SG14 2NL
Theatre Group
Wed Apr 1st City of Angels Garrick Theatre 2.30pm matinee
“A screenwriter with a movie to finish. A private eye with a case to crack. But nothing’s black and white when a dame is involved. And does anyone stick to the script in this city? This is Tinseltown. You got to ask yourself: what’s real…. and what’s reel…. “ Visit Theatre Group for more details

Cost: £44 including coach. Please note tickets are not guaranteed until receipt of your cheque
Pick up: Ware Library noon and 12.10pm
Thu Jun 11th Tina - The Tina Turner Musical The Aldwych Theatre, London 2.30pm Full
The musical is based on the life of Tina Turner following the highs and lows of Tina's career and personal life and features the songs that you know and love.

Cost: £50 per person including coach
Pick up: Ware Library at 11.50am and Wodson at noon