Windsor & District

Events

All members and prospective members are welcome to attend our regular Monthly Meetings.

These meetings are held at 2.00pm on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at The Gardeners Hall, 213 St Leonards Rd, Windsor, SL4 3DR

Here are a some of the other events that are open to all U3A Members:

Local History The group meets at the Methodist Church Hall, Alma Road, Windsor, SL4 3HH.
Please see calendar below for subjects and dates. Talks begin at 14:30
No need to book. Entry £3.00

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Thames Valley Network (TVN) and Surrey Network hold study days throughout the year and Windsor and District U3A members are entitled to attend, please see calendar below for topics and dates.

Please check websites for more information and booking forms.
For information on Thames Valley Network Study Days, please see
http://u3atvnetwork.org.uk/

For information on Surrey Network Study Days, please see
https://u3asites.org.uk/surreyu3anetwork/events/

For information on South East Regional Summer School, please see
https://u3asites.org.uk/southeastu3aforum/home


Dates for your Diary
March 2020
Wed Mar 11thMeeting14:00, Gardeners Hall, 213 St Leonards Road, Windsor, SL4 3DR
Speaker: Marcia Watson on Great Ormond Street Hospital

A Hearing Loop system is now available in one area of seating, please ask at the arrival desk (or any committee member) for guidance on the day.
All current and prospective members welcome
Mon Mar 16thStudy DayU3A at the Royal Institute

U3A Explores Science

Zoe Griffiths: Outrageous statistics: Sex, lies and surveys
Susan Stepney: Can a slime mould compute?
(Third speaker TBC)

Tickets available via https://www.u3a.org.uk/events/educational-events
Fri Mar 20thStudy DaySurrey Network Study Day - Landscapes of South East England
For more details, please see https://u3asites.org.uk/surreyu3anetwork/events/
Wed Mar 25thWorkshopConvenors' Conference, "Learning the U3A Way"
Keynote Speaker: Sally Ingledew
All convenors, by invitation soon
Mon Mar 30thLocal HistoryRoyal Holloway College - Sheila Binns
The group meets at the Methodist Church Hall, Alma Road, Windsor, SL4 3HH.
Talks begin at 14:30
No need to book. Entry £3.00
April 2020
Wed Apr 8thMeetingMONTHLY MEETING
14:00, Gardeners Hall, 213 St Leonards Road, Windsor, SL4 3DR
AGM

Notice of 2020 AGM - includes agenda.

A Hearing Loop system is now available in one area of seating, please ask at the arrival desk (or any committee member) for guidance on the day.
All current and prospective members welcome
Wed Apr 8thStudy DayTVN Study Day - Cyber Crime; Protect your World at King’s Church, Amersham
For more details, please see http://u3atvnetwork.org.uk/
Fri Apr 17thStudy DaySurrey Network Study Day - The Most Famous Pharaoh of Them All: Tutankhamun, the Boy King
For more details, please see https://u3asites.org.uk/surreyu3anetwork/events/
Thu Apr 23rdStudy DayTVN Study Day - Understanding Historic Buildings at Benson
For more details, please see http://u3atvnetwork.org.uk/
Mon Apr 27thLocal HistoryCliveden and the Astors - David Pullinger
The group meets at the Methodist Church Hall, Alma Road, Windsor, SL4 3HH.
Talks begin at 14:30
No need to book. Entry £3.00
May 2020
Wed May 13thMeetingMONTHLY MEETING
14:00, Gardeners Hall, 213 St Leonards Road, Windsor, SL4 3DR
Speaker: Keith Hooper on The Life and Work of Charles Dickens

A Hearing Loop system is now available in one area of seating, please ask at the arrival desk (or any committee member) for guidance on the day.
All current and prospective members welcome
Fri May 15thStudy DaySurrey Network Study Day - Two Centuries of British Design
For more details, please see https://u3asites.org.uk/surreyu3anetwork/events/
Mon May 25thLocal HistoryNo Meeting!
Fri May 29thStudy DayTVN Study Day - Geology of the Thames Valley and why we don't have volcanoes, at Benson
For more details, please see http://u3atvnetwork.org.uk/
June 2020
Wed Jun 3rdOtherNational U3A Day
Please consider how your group will showcase its activities at a public event. Please let the committee know your ideas. Depending on your activity, your contribution might be a performance, a demonstration, an exhibition, a tasting…. Be imaginative and show how wonderful we are.
Wed Jun 10thMeetingMONTHLY MEETING
14:00, Gardeners Hall, 213 St Leonards Road, Windsor, SL4 3DR
Speaker: Anthony Wood on Pamela Digby Churchill Haywood Harryman

A Hearing Loop system is now available in one area of seating, please ask at the arrival desk (or any committee member) for guidance on the day.
All current and prospective members welcome
Mon Jun 15thSummer SchoolSouth East Regional Summer School at Chichester
Please see https://u3asites.org.uk/southeastu3aforum/home
Mon Jun 15th
→Mon Jun 22nd
HolidayOberammergau 2020 and the Alpine Quartet
A Windsor U3A Holiday, ‘The Four Passions: The Play, The Chocolate, The Cheese, The Wine’
THE OBERAMMERGAU PASSION PLAY
The world-famous Oberammergau Passion Play is traditionally performed every 10 years. Its history
dates back to 1633, when plague swept Bavaria and many lives were lost. The elders of the village
vowed that if the village was purged of plague, they would perform the ‘Play of the Suffering, Death
and Resurrection of the Lord Jesus Christ’ every 10 years.
By air from Heathrow to Munich and return

(We have managed to reserve 30 seats for Windsor U3A members, at the performance on 16th June 2020)
Please see October 2017 Newsletter for provisional itinerary
Fri Jun 19thStudy DaySurrey Network Study Day - Understanding Turner; The Man, His Life, His Work
For more details, please see https://u3asites.org.uk/surreyu3anetwork/events/
Wed Jun 24thStudy DayTVN Study Day - Visit to RHS Wisley
For more details, please see http://u3atvnetwork.org.uk/
July 2020
Fri Jul 3rdStudy DayTVN Study Day - The Environment and Climate Change at Benson
For more details, please see http://u3atvnetwork.org.uk/
Wed Jul 8thMeetingMONTHLY MEETING
14:00, Gardeners Hall, 213 St Leonards Road, Windsor, SL4 3DR
Speaker: Ian Keable on Hoaxes & Swindles of the 18th century

A Hearing Loop system is now available in one area of seating, please ask at the arrival desk (or any committee member) for guidance on the day.
All current and prospective members welcome
August 2020
Wed Aug 12thMeetingMONTHLY MEETING
14:00, Gardeners Hall, 213 St Leonards Road, Windsor, SL4 3DR
Speaker: Jennifer Cowley on From the Page to the Stage

A Hearing Loop system is now available in one area of seating, please ask at the arrival desk (or any committee member) for guidance on the day.
All current and prospective members welcome