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 Feb 12th You Couldn't Make it Up by Sarah Harrison
Stories of my life - a light hearted talk by a novelist
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.
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.
Tue Feb 25th First Aid Southern Maltings, Kibes Lane. There is a minimal cost to cover the hire of the venue and refreshments. Full

Further courses will be arranged in April 2020.
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
Wed Feb 19th
→Sun Feb 23rd
Spring break for 2020 is to Llandudno: staying at Daish's Somerset Hotel, half board. For details of the holiday read holidays
Thu Mar 26th Newmarket Price £42.50
Fri Apr 24th A Tale of two Riverside Towns Price £27.50
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
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
Tue Feb 11th A talk by Barry Sapsford on "The French and Indian War - the North American component of the Seven Years War".
The Seven Years War dates from 1756 to 1763 but the talk will begin a few years earlier by way of introduction. The French and Indian War was one of a series of wars with the French which took part in North America.
Pub Lunches
Wed Jan 29th Kings Mead Ware sg12 9LE
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, 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
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