Wellingborough & District


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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 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 Jan 8th 2020 NOT January 1st!
Wellingborough URC, starting at 2.30pm.
A light-hearted performance of "How to Marry the Minister" by our very own Am-Dram Group, plus a Quiz. Come along and have some New Year fun!
Wed Feb 5th 2020 Wellingborough URC, starting at 2.30pm.
Speaker: David Templeman. An enlightening and enjoyable talk on 'Mary, Queen of Scots".
Wed Mar 4th 2020 Wellingborough URC, starting at 2.30pm.
Stephen Mold, Northamptonshire Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner, with a very interesting and entertaining talk: "Making Northamptonshire safer".
Wed Apr 1st 2020 Wellingborough URC, starting at 2.30pm.
Speaker: Michael Brown, the Historic Gardener, in 18th century costume, with a fascinating talk on "Capability Brown - Hero or Hooligan?".
Thu Apr 23rd 2020 Wellingborough URC
Wellingborough U3A is hosting a Network event at the United Reformed Church on Thursday 23rd April, from 1.30pm - 4.00pm. There will be a talk by popular author and public speaker Gervase Phinn. It promises to be a really great afternoon, and tickets will be required; more information will follow regarding the cost and how to obtain tickets.
Other Events
Fri Jan 3rd 2020 2pm - 4pm - 'Drop-in' for all members at Wellingborough Library
Fri Feb 7th 2020 2pm - 4pm - 'Drop-in' for all members at Wellingborough Library
Fri Mar 6th 2020 2pm - 4pm - 'Drop-in' for all members at Wellingborough Library
Fri Apr 3rd 2020 2pm - 4pm - 'Drop-in' for all members at Wellingborough Library
Wed Dec 18th Strollers' Christmas lunch 12.30pm at Knuston Hall.
Wine & Dine
Wed Jan 15th 2020 Many thanks to Sue and Paul Watchorn for hosting a very enjoyable lunch at Overstone Manor on 20/11/19. It was nice to have our own room for the festive meal.

There is no Wining and Dining lunch during December but on 15th January Bernice Bizimana will host us at The Miller, Wellingborough, 1230 for 1300.The Lunch menu and 2 for £16 menu and the Burgers and Steak menus are attached on the Wining and Dining web page. Pre-orders are required to Bernice by 8th January AT THE LATEST. Bernice can be contacted in person at the monthly U3A meetings in December and January,or by text (07842597132) or via email on berbice22@hotmail.com. Please put your name and choices on the text or email.
Wed Feb 19th 2020 Our host for February 2020 is Sid Owen and he has arranged for lunch at The Quays, Crow Lane, Little Billing on February 19th,1230 for 1300.The menu for The Quays is attached on the Wining and Dining web page. There is no need to pre-order food and no need for a deposit but Sid will need to know how many people wish to attend beforehand. If you wish to attend this lunch please let Sid know by 10th February AT THE LATEST. Sid can be contacted on either sid.owen1@btinternet.com or on 07714406814 (text or emails only please). Once everyone has arrived we will all order food together and pay at the bar. That way we will hopefully all be served at the same time.