Wellingborough & District



CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC - Update 04/02/2021


There has been no change to our situation - live meetings and events are still suspended until further notice.

The Committee, in light of the serious Coronavirus situation and Government advice, has taken the unanimous decision to suspend face to face U3A activities until further notice. This includes the monthly meetings, Interest Groups, trips and the Drop-In sessions at Wellingborough Library.

Check back on this website for updates on the situation.

Monthly meetings and some Group meetings now take place over Zoom - please contact your group leader for details for your groups.


This is your events page. If you need advice on social or travel events, then check out the LINKS page on the subject. If your group has an event, or it has had to change an event venue or time, then please contact the General Groups Co-ordinator, or your Website Co-ordinator to make the amendment.

MONTHLY MEETINGS - These will take place over Zoom until Covid restrictions are lifted. An invitation to register will be sent out to all members for whom we have an email address each month, and a link to join the meeting will be sent to all members who have registered.

Venue - (Post Covid) The United Reformed Church, High Street, Wellingborough.

Format - (Post Covid) Doors open 12.30pm First Wednesday of the month

Free Tea and Coffee - (Post Covid) is available before the meeting which commences promptly at 2.30pm

Please note that there is disabled access to the venue on the Salem Lane side of the building for anyone who has trouble with the steps. This is open and manned from 1.30pm - 2.30pm, and for a limited time at the end of the meeting. Disabled members/disabled visitors must also register at this entrance, please.

Dates for your Diary
Wed Mar 3rd ZOOM - 2.30pm
Dr Nick Barratt: Who do you Think You Are
Looking behind the scenes of 'Who do you think you are?'
Please see the News page for more details
Wed Apr 7th ZOOM - 2.30pm (Live if restrictions allow)
David Bell: The Plague Doctor from Eyam
Tongue in Cheek look at staying fit and well and avoiding disease 350 years ago.
Wed May 5th ZOOM - 2.30pm
Dr Michael Leach: Animals Behaving Badly
It’s not only humans that develop bad habits. Animals often reveal some unlikely behaviour.
Wed Jun 2nd ZOOM - 2.30pm (Live if restrictions allow)
Roy Smart: Another Icarus – Percy Pilcher
Another Icarus - Percy Pilcher is a little known but great aviation pioneer and personality,
Wed Jul 7th ZOOM - 2.30pm (Live if restrictions allow)
Alison Smith (formerly Eskeriett): Leisure and Pleasure in 18th Century
Alison dresses in period costume and gives the lowdown on the high life of the 18th Century.
Wed Aug 4th ZOOM - 2.30pm (Live if restrictions allow)
Brad Ashton: Journalist, Freelance Comedy Consultant
A talk about all the fun of writing Radio and TV series for top comedians with many humorous backstage stories.