Weymouth & Portland

Events

Weymouth & Portland u3a meet on the third Friday of each month at St Aldhelm's Church Centre, Spa Road, Weymouth, DT3 5EW. There is no meeting in August and the December meeting is one week early (2nd Friday).

The doors open at 10am, coffee and tea is served until 10.20am. The meeting starts at 10.30am and finishes around noon.

Due to Covid, monthly meetings are limited to 128 people. Refreshments are being served. Places must be booked

While we are still being cautious following covid, we are unable to welcome non-members to our monthly meetings.

We are a friendly group and new arrivals will be met at the door by one of our "Welcomers", who can answer any questions.

For more information about outings look on the Outings and Theatre page in the Group section.


Dates for your Diary
May 2022
Wed May 18thMeetingLatin - Beginners. We are holding a set up meeting to work on getting a latin group going. if you are interested in this group email u3agroups.weyportu3a@gmail.com
Wed May 18thOutings and Theatre Trips"SINGING IN THE RAIN" AT BRISTOL HIPPODROME - COST £72.50 - APPROX DEPT 09.00 RETURN 18.30 - 20 SEATS AVAILABLE BOOKINGS FOR THIS WILL PROBABLY CLOSE MID FEBRUARY
Wed May 18thMOTO (Members On Their Own)Coffee at the Edge Cafe 10am
Fri May 20thMeetingMONTHLY MEETING
Our regular monthly get together held at St Aldhelms Church Hall, Spa Road.
Doors open at 10am
Refreshments 10am -10.20am - meeting starts at 10.30am
Speaker: Philip Browne: a talk about the shipwreck on Dorset coast
Wed May 25thWhistOur very first meeting of the new WHIST group. Meeting 10am at the Frank Reynolds Centre
June 2022
Wed Jun 1stMOTO (Members On Their Own)MOTO Lunch at The Marlborough Inn 1pm
Mon Jun 13thPoetry ReadingDo you enjoy poetry then come and join the Poetry Reading Group. We have space for a few more enthusiasts.
Wed Jun 15thMOTO (Members On Their Own)Coffee at the Edge Cafe 10am
Thu Jun 16thHistory of ArtOur very first meeting of the History of Art. We will be looking at Van Eyck’s Arnolfini Double Portrait to start with and then pick up on some related themes and include works by Botticelli, Piero Della Francesco, and Raphael.
Fri Jun 17thMeetingMONTHLY MEETING
Our regular monthly get together held at St Aldhelms Church Hall, Spa Road.
Doors open at 10am
Refreshments 10am -10.20am - meeting starts at 10.30am
Speaker: Chrissie Payne - a talk on Lifeboats
Thu Jun 23rdOutings and Theatre TripsMONTACUTE HOUSE AND GARDENS - COST £39.50 (NT MEMBERS DISCOUNT £14)
Sat Jun 25thOutings and Theatre TripsBRIXHAM AND SOUTH DEVON COAST SUNDAY EXPLORER - COST £32.50 (LIMITED PICKUPS)
July 2022
Wed Jul 6thMOTO (Members On Their Own)Lunch at The Marquis of Granby 1pm
Wed Jul 6thOn the BusesTrip by bus to Blandford on the X12
Please book your seat asap
Thu Jul 7thOutings and Theatre TripsRHS HAMPTON COURT PALACE GARDEN FESTIVAL - COST £57.50 (LIMITED PICKUPS)
Thu Jul 14thOutings and Theatre TripsSOUTH DEVON SUNSET CRUISE ON THE RIVER EXE - COST £38.50
Fri Jul 15thMeetingMONTHLY MEETING
Our regular monthly get together held at St Aldhelms Church Hall, Spa Road.
Doors open at 10am
Refreshments 10am -10.20am - meeting starts at 10.30am
Speaker: tba
Wed Jul 20thMOTO (Members On Their Own)Coffee the Edge cafe 10am
Thu Jul 21stOutings and Theatre TripsGREAT CHALFIELD MANOR AND GARDENS & MELKSHAM (NT) - COST £42 (NT DISCOUNT £10)
Sun Jul 24thOutings and Theatre TripsDAWLISH AND TEIGNMOUTH SUNDAY EXPLORER - £32.50
August 2022
Mon Aug 15thOutings and Theatre TripsHIGHGATE CEMETERY GUIDED TOUR AND 2 COURSE LUNCH - £59 (LIMITED PICKUPS
Fri Aug 19thMeetingThere is no MONTHLY MEETING in August
Sun Aug 28thOutings and Theatre TripsLYNTON, LYNMOUTH AND PORLOCK SUNDAY EXPLORER - COST £33.50 (LIMITED PICKUPS)
Wed Aug 31stOutings and Theatre TripsHOVERCRAFT EXPERIENCE WITH A TICKET TO RYDE - COST £45
September 2022
Fri Sep 16thMeetingMONTHLY MEETING
Our regular monthly get together held at St Aldhelms Church Hall, Spa Road.
Doors open at 10am
Refreshments 10am -10.20am - meeting starts at 10.30am
Speaker: tba
Sat Sep 24thOutings and Theatre TripsTHE GREAT SUSSEX WAY EXPLORER - COST £32.50 (LIMITED PICKUPS)
October 2022
Fri Oct 21stMeetingMONTHLY MEETING
Our regular monthly get together held at St Aldhelms Church Hall, Spa Road.
Doors open at 10am
Refreshments 10am -10.20am - meeting starts at 10.30am
Speaker: Martin Fielding - Dorset's James Herriot
Sat Oct 22ndOutings and Theatre TripsSTEAMING INTO AUTUMN WITH WEST SOMERSET RAILWAY - COST £45
Mon Oct 31stOutings and Theatre TripsGHOSTLY GOINGS ON AT DUNSTER CASTLE - COST £45
(This trip is not suitable for persons requiring a walking frame, but should be fine if they can manage with just a stick for support)
November 2022
Thu Nov 3rdOutings and Theatre TripsROYAL DARTMOUTH NAVAL COLLEGE (PRIVATE GUIDED TOUR) - COST £45(DATE TO BE CONFIRMED)
Fri Nov 18thMeetingMONTHLY MEETING
Our regular monthly get together held at St Aldhelms Church Hall, Spa Road.
Doors open at 10am
Refreshments 10am -10.20am - meeting starts at 10.30am
Speaker: Ron Glynn - Talking about his time in the Police in the '70's
December 2022
Sun Dec 4thOutings and Theatre TripsDARTMOUTH STEAM RAILWAY, CHRISTMAS TRAIN OF LIGHTS - COST £52
Fri Dec 9thMeetingMONTHLY MEETING (1 week earlier than normal)

Our regular monthly get together held at St Aldhelms Church Hall, Spa Road.
Refreshments 10am -10.20am - meeting starts at 10.30am
Speaker: tba
Fri Dec 9thOutings and Theatre TripsOUTINGS GROUP CHRISTMAS MEAL - TIME 13.00 HRS VENUE AND COST TBA

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