Ware

Events and Outings

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
Meetings
Wed Sep 12th Monthly meeting at Wodson Park The doors open at 1.15pm with the talk by Mel Rees starting at 1.45pm. "My family and other Meerkats" - a light hearted look at parents who look set to outlive you and life in general.
Social Events
Sun Sep 23rd Ware U3A 10th Birthday celebrations afternoon from 2pm-5pm. We will be entertained by the singer Kate Garner and enjoy Play Your Cards Right with quizmaster Mike Coppins, whilst enjoying Afternoon Tea. Tickets cost £3 are on sale at the monthly meetings or contact Kay Hernaman via email so that she can let you know where to send the cheque. Please note this subsidised event is for members only.
Fri Sep 28th Ware U3A 10th birthday celebrations 60s Disco evening from 7.30pm-midnight at Wodson Park. Tickets cost £3 are on sale at the monthly meetings or contact Kay Hernaman via email so that she can let you know where to send the cheque. This subsidised event is for members only.
New Members
Thu Aug 23rd Newbies Group: Coffee morning meet Members House 11.30am
Tue Sep 18th Newbies Group: Coffee morning meet Waterside Inn, Ware at 11am
Choir
Fri Sep 14th The Choir sessions start again at Wodson Park at 10.45am
Coach Outings (Open to All)
Thu Sep 13th Knole National Trust House in Kent. 600 years of history in one house! Tickets are still available. For more details of the outing read day trips
Fri Oct 5th
→Mon Oct 8th
Autumn break 2018 to Somerset: For details of the holiday read holidays
Mon Nov 12th Racing at Kempton Park. For more details of the outing read day trips
Sun Nov 25th Classical Spectacular at the Royal Albert Hall. For more details of the outing read day trips
Mon Nov 26th Thursford 2018 All tickets now sold but Wendy is happy to start a waiting list. For more details of the outing read day trips
Tue Feb 19th
→Sat Feb 23rd
Spring break 2019 to Torquay: Best of British. Devonshire Hotel, Torquay. For details of the holiday read holidays
Sun Nov 24th
→Thu Nov 28th
Autumn break 2019 to Eastbourne: Turkey and Tinsel. For details of the holiday read holidays
Exploring London 2
Tue Sep 11th Guidhall, Art Gallery and Roman Amphitheatre
Tue Oct 9th Docklands (Canary) Wharf
Tue Nov 13th Suffragettes Walk
Tue Dec 4th Westminster Cathedral
Exploring London 4
Thu Sep 6th The Bliz
Thu Oct 4th Merrie Islington
Thu Nov 1st Undiscovered London
Thu Dec 13th Postal Museum. Note second Thursday of the month
Garden & Countryside Interest
Wed Oct 3rd Andrew Wang will be giving a talk on Capability Brown. Please note: Christchurch Hall is fully booked on Thursday 4 October so we have had to bring the meeting forward to the Wednesday.
Thu Nov 1st We welcome Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust
History
Tue Sep 11th Hertford's Grand Pageant 1914- Presented by Philip Shieal
Tue Oct 9th Presenter Andrew Wang - subject TBA
Pub Lunches
Wed Aug 29th Plume and Feathers Tewin AL60LX
Wed Sep 26th Candlesticks Essendon, Hatfield AL9 6BA
Wed Oct 31st The Farmers Boy Brickendon, Nr Hertford , SG13 8NU
Wed Nov 28th The Robin Hood Tonwell, SG12 0HN
Wed Dec 19th Wodson Park Ware SG12 0UQ
Theatre Group
Sat Aug 25th Ten Times Table Matinee Show at the Mill, Sonning Theatre, Reading. It is a play so funny that it displays playwright Alan Ayckbourn at the top of his game, a genius at analysing ordinary people in everyday situations. Sold out

Coach pick-up: 9.15am at Ware Library; 9.20am at Chauncy school cark park
Visiting Churches
Tue Aug 28th St Mary the Virgin, Matching. Lunch at The Fox Inn, Matching Tye (Judy Godfrey)
Tue Sep 25th St George, Anstey. Lunch at the Three Tuns, Great Hormead (Kath Kirby)
Tue Oct 9th St Mary, Little Parndon. Lunch venue to be confirmed (David Willis)
Tue Nov 27th To be confirmed (Janet Phillips)
Walking - Strollers 1 and Strollers 2
Thu Aug 30th Strollers 1: Meet 10.15am Beefeater, Old Mill, Harlow just past the Harlow Mill train station for a walk along the River Stort and Pishiobury. Walk leaders Chris and Graham.