Whickham & District


We have regular monthly general meetings on the 2nd Wednesday of each month, starting a 2pm finishing about 4pm. A variety of speakers give presentations on various talks. Occasional social events also take place.

There are many 'one off events' that have been arranged by the members of Whickham and District U3A but also working in connection with other U3A's in our area. We also work with other agencies in the area.

Dates for your Diary
Study Days
Thu Oct 1st The Alzheimer’s Society’s Dementia Friends Programme is the biggest ever initiative to change people’s perceptions of dementia. It aims to transform the way the nation thinks, acts and talks about the condition. This talk will take place in the function room of the Bay Horse, Front Street, Whickham on Wednesday 17th June 2020 at 2pm. The session will take about one hour. The cost will be £4 per person.(£2 for cost of refreshments and £2 as a donation to the Alzheimer's Society. For further information please contact Cecilia 07881768301 or email ceccou@hotmail.co.uk
Social Events
Thu Oct 1st Whickham and District U3A 25th Anniversary

We are celebrating our 25th Anniversary on Tuesday 17th March 2020 at the Coachman, Broadway, Whickham NE16 5AZ. The owner of the Coachman's has very kindly said that he will close the premises for us as a private function. The doors will open at 1pm, people to be seated by 1.45pm and celebrations starting at 2pm.
This event is FREE for all members. Tickets will be available from January 2020 at the main meetings, committee members and Convenors.

The Mayor and Mayoress will be our honoured guests.

This event was postponed due to the coronavirus and will be rescheduled.
Sun Nov 8th
→Tue Nov 10th
Fancy a really good Christmas Spectacular Show? Seats are booked with raised seating so you are able to see dancers, music, singing and a spectacular pageant
Staying at the Holiday Inn Norwich. Cost £220 per person and includes ticket to the show. For further information contact Hamish on 07535590834 or email hamishcrawford94@gmail.com