Wendover Buckinghamshire


Use this page to find out what is happening with Wendover U3A and other events which might be of interest in chronological or order category, to change the view click on the button at the top right of the Dates for your Dary Window.

Please refer to the relevant page for more details of an event.

Convenors, please note that only events which are displayed on your group page via the Events button will be displayed.

Dates for your Diary
July 2020
Wed Jul 1stMain MeetingGrandma Flew Spitfires

John Webster
Thu Jul 9thGardening 3Waterperry Gardens or garden borders TBC
Mon Jul 13thTravel TeamQueen Elizabeth Park (Olympic Park) and Boat Trip

Mon Jul 13thChurches & CathedralsCHANGE OF SUBJECT Meeting to be held in St Mary's Centre - Monuments

TBC - this meeting may be changed if Wendover U3A is not running in July
Wed Jul 15thDiscussion 1At Janet Steel's - Subject, Janet Steel TBA
Wed Jul 22ndWine AppreciationSUMMER PICNIC Sturrock House 6.30pm
Fri Jul 24thFilmThe Fast Lady 1962 CHANGE OF FILM

A naive Scotsman buys a vintage sports car and learns to drive in order to impress the daughter of an arrogant aristocrat who despises him.

Starring - Leslie Phillips, Julie Christie, James Robertson Justice
August 2020
Wed Aug 5thMain MeetingCoffee Morning at St Mary's
Mon Aug 10thChurches & CathedralsCHANGE OF SUBJECT Visit to Hillesden , Keaches Chapel and Winslow
September 2020
Wed Sep 2ndMain MeetingExciting wildlife around the world

Tom Way
Thu Sep 10thGardening 3Preston Bisset gardens tba
Mon Sep 14thChurches & CathedralsVisit to Sarratt and Chenies - tbc
Tue Sep 15thTravel Team

Whitchurch Silk Mill and the Vyne £26.50 or £37.50 (non NT member)

Pick up times Bedgrove 8am Ashbrook 8.10 The George 8.15

Whitchurch Silk Mill is a Grade !!* listed building and the oldest silk mill in the UK still working in its original building. Guided tour of Victorian winding and warping machinery, water wheel, looms and gardens.

Please be aware this is a working mill and there will be stairs to climb - there is a lift to all floors

Lunch on a free flow basis at The Vyne - the site was visited by Tudor monarchs and has a chapel whose stained glass windows are of national importance.

Booking from June Main meeting afterwards contact Travel Team V.L.

Tue Sep 15thWine AppreciationTASTE THE WINE-Derek. Buffet-Thalia & Beryl. TUESDAY MEETING Library Room 7.30pm
Fri Sep 25thFilmTwo Ronnies - The Picnic & By the Sea 1976

The Picnic, starring The Two Ronnies, and written by Ronnie Barker under the pseudonyms "Dave Huggett and Larry Keith". The film followed the extended family of "The General", played by Barker, as they went on an eventful picnic in the Devon countryside.

By the Sea Created by Ronnie Barker and Starring Ronnie Barker Ronnie Corbett Barbara New
Sat Sep 26thSocialWendover U3A 20th Birthday Celebration

More details to follow.

Please let our Social Secretary know if you are planning to attend and have not put your name on the list.

Contact Social Secretary
October 2020
Wed Oct 7thMain MeetingThe musical theatre of Gilbert & Sullivan

Bernard Lockett
Wed Oct 14thChurches & CathedralsNOTE CHANGE OF DATE - THIS IS A WEDNESDAY
Visit to West Wycombe and Hughenden
Fri Oct 23rdFilmMalcolm 1986

Stars Colin Friels, John Hargreaves, Lindy Davies, Chris Haywood.

Malcolm is a chronically shy mechanical genius who has just been fired for building his own tram. He gets Frank, who has just been released from jail, to move in to help pay the bills. Malcolm, with Frank's help, turns to a life of crime.
Wed Oct 28thWine AppreciationWINES OF SICILY-Pete. Buffet-Eleanor & Liz. St Anne's Hall 7.30pm
Wed Oct 28thGenealogyAutumn Speakers Meeting
Preserving Family Memories: Frederique Hull (t.b.c.)
November 2020
Wed Nov 4thMain MeetingAGM followed by:
Passports, Assassins, Traitors and Spies

Martin Lloyd
Mon Nov 9thChurches & CathedralsDVD - Churches and how to read them - meeting in St Mary's Centre
Fri Nov 27thFilmBlithe Spirit 1945

Blithe Spirit by Noël Coward

Starring Rex Harrison Constance Cummings Kay Hammond Margaret Rutherford

Charles and his second wife, Ruth, are haunted by the spirit of his first wife, Elvira.
Medium Madame Arcati tries to help things out by contacting the ghost.
December 2020
Wed Dec 2ndMain MeetingPlants, murder and medical mysteries

Sandy Primrose
Tue Dec 8thTravel TeamChristmas at Layer Marney Tower Cost £73 Including a performance of Beatrix Potter’s The Tailor of Gloucester, Morning Coffee, 3 course Christmas Lunch and afternoon mulled wine and mince pies.
Arriving at the stunning Layer Marney Tower, a Tudor Palace built to impress Henry VIII. After coffee a guided tour of the house, visiting rooms not normally open to visitors, for this is a family home and you will see it decorated for a family

Christmas lunch will be served in the Long Gallery, once the Tudor stables, then transformed in Edwardian times to the grand room it is today. After lunch, the actors will escort you to the nearby church for the The Tailor of Gloucester. Followed by singing some well known carols. Returning to the Corsellis Room for mulled wine and mince pies, prior to departure at 4.30pm.

On sale at the July Main Meeting Travel Team B.H.
Mon Dec 14thChurches & CathedralsChristmas meeting - tbc
Wed Dec 16thWine AppreciationCHRISTMAS EVENT-John. Buffet-Gill. St Anne's Hall 7.30pm
February 2021
Wed Feb 3rdTheatre LocalStrictly Ballroom - Aylesbury Waterside, 2.30pm Matinee. £26
June 2021
Sun Jun 20th
→Fri Jun 25th
Travel TeamCumbria Holiday with McCallum Holidays to the Derwentwater Hotel Portinscale near Keswick
More details to follow.