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.

On the 4th Wednesday of each month we hold coffee mornings for members to socialise and obtain details of current and future events, coffee mornings open at 10am and coffee/tea/biscuits are available until 11.30am. The cost is £1.50. There is now a varied programme of events taking place at the coffee mornings. Please see Coffee Morn Page for further arranged events and also look at the Update Page for events that have recently taken place.

The above meetings are held at St. Mary's Centre, Church Chare, Whickham NE21 4SH

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.

Dates for your Diary
Thu Oct 31st Gateshead U3A

Gateshead U3A are working in conjunction with the Shipley Art Gallery giving tours of 'Behind the Scenes of the Art Gallery. There are many dates available for these tours. For further information please click on the link above....Shipley Art gallery
Tue Jul 16th

Workshops for Dunston U3A

{Mosaics for the Outdoors} Cost £12.50 All materials provided. Tuesday 16th July 2019 10am-12 noon.

If anybody is interested please contact Lesley Collins ..mobile 07974969188

Thu Oct 3rd

Working with the British Red Cross

Would you like to learn or refresh your knowledge about First Aid?

We had our first workshop a few days ago and it was well received. one of the comments from a member said 'A good course, everyone should attend'

A further 2 hour workshop is to be held in conjunction with the British Red Cross learning about CPR, how to use a defibrillator, signs of a stroke, how to manage excessive bleeding etc. The trainer will talk about what the group would like to be discussed eg management of diabetes.

The workshop is on Wednesday 2nd October 2019 1.30pm - 3.30pm in the Function Room of The Crown pub, Front Street, Whickham (next to Barclays Bank) Cost £5 includes tea/coffee/biscuits and a donation to the British Red Cross.

Please book early as spaces limited to 12-15 people.

Contact Cecilia Coulson 0191 4148535 / 07881768301 to reserve a place.