Wellingborough & District

Events

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

Venue - The United Reformed Church, High Street, Wellingborough.

Format - Doors open 12.30pm First Wednesday of the month

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

Please note that there is disabled access to the venue for anyone who has trouble with the steps.


Dates for your Diary
Meetings
Wed Apr 3rd David Price - "The Truth Behind The Sound Of Music Also an EGM
Wed May 1st Martin Lloyd - "Passport, Assassins, Traitors and Spies"
Wed Jun 5th Luke Wigman ( a former soldier injured in Afghanistan - "Seven Marathons on Seven Continents"
Wed Jul 3rd Laura Malpas - "Secrets and Scandals at Canons Ashby"
Garden Visits
Tue Apr 16th Coach trip to Woburn Abbey Gardens.
Tue May 21st Coach trip to Barnsdale Gardens.
Tue Jun 18th Coach trip to Savill Gardens in Windsor Great Park.
Tue Jul 16th Coach visit to Cambridge Botanical Gardens. for details see Garden visits page
Tue Aug 20th Visit to A J Plants. for details see Garden visits page
Tue Sep 17th Coach trip to Wrest Park. for details see Garden visits page
Tue Oct 15th Coach trip to Oxford Arboretum& Oxford Botanic Gardens. for details see Garden visits page
Tue Nov 19th Meeting in Dulley Room. for details see Garden visits page
Mindfulness & Meditation
Sat Mar 30th Mindfulness retreat - see group page for details
Outings
Wed May 15th It is to Apsley House, London Home of the Duke of Wellington, on Wednesday 15 May, departing 08.30 Broad Green/Jackson's Lane. English Heritage members £12.
Wed Sep 25th Wimpole Estate, Cambridgeshire.
See Outings page for more information
Wine & Dine
Wed Mar 20th Many thanks to Caroline for hosting a lovely lunch on February 20th - food was excellent as was the service and the company.
Our hosts for March are Bob Standing and Tina Cattle and they have arranged for lunch at The Star & Garter in Chelveston NN9 6AJ on March 20th at 1230 for 1300.The menu is on the website. Pre-orders are required so if you wish to attend this lunch please send your orders to Bob by Saturday March 16th at the latest. Bob can be contacted on 07742 168518 or via standrw@hotmail.com.
Wed Apr 17th Our hosts for April are Doug and Kay Pocklington who have arranged lunch at The Sondes Arms, Main Street, Rockingham at 1230 for 1300. The menu is attached on the W & D web page, and pre-orders are required, ALONG WITH A £5 PER HEAD DEPOSIT by Monday 8th April.The deposit may be paid in cash or by cheque to Doug or Kay at the monthly U3A meeting on April 3rd, or by posting a cheque to Doug at 64, Fallowfield, Wellingborough, NN9 5YY. Doug and Kay can also be contacted on either 01933 679193 or via thepocklingtons@hotmail.com. The pub is at the bottom of the steep Rockingham hill;post code LE16 8TG