Worcester

Events

This page lists events organised by Worcester or other U3As (scroll down for details). Click on C.Link for Cotswold Link events.

The Travel Group organises Outings which are listed below.
Click here for a Trip Payment slip. Cheques must be made out to U3A WAG.
Sign-up sheets are available at Main Meetings as well as Travel Group meetings.

MAKE SURE YOU CONFIRM WITH A CHEQUE AS SOON AS POSSIBLE, Organisers need to cancel coach and venue in reasonable time if numbers are not viable. Contact organisers with any queries via the web-site (click on their name and send an e-mail to them), or at main meetings.

Main Meetings These are held either at the Green Centre, Dines Green or St Peter's Baptist Church, Eden Close, St Peters at 2pm on alternate Wednesdays between September and May. At these gatherings we usually have an audio visual presentation. This is either by invited speakers or by one of our own members who volunteers to share his or her knowledge by giving a presentation.

National Activities
If you want to be kept informed about the various events being held you can sign up to receive the new national newsletter for U3A stories, events, advice, opportunities and more. Click on U3A National Events.

The photos in the sidebar were taken on past events.

To see what else is happening that might be of interest including events and activities at The Hive click on Whats On Outside U3A or scroll down.


Dates for your Diary
Meetings
Tue Aug 27th
→Thu Aug 29th
U3A National Conference and AGM 2019
Venue: East Midlands Conference Centre, University Park, Nottingham
Visit the dedicated website for Conference news, updates and booking. Click on Conference.
Sat Sep 7th Groups Fair
Worcester 6th Form College
1030 am - 12 noon
Groups Fair Information
Outings
Tue Sep 17th City Trip to Cardiff
A day trip to Cardiff. There are two drop-off points in Cardiff; one at the National Museum and the other at Cardiff Bay.
A coach will leave from Croft Road at 8:30am and return at around 6:00pm.
Cost: £13pp to cover the coach fare and driver gratuity. Please contact Pat Lee to find out where to send your cheque which she needs by 1st August.
Don't forget to include a Return Slip which you can print off from the Website on the Events page.
Thu Oct 3rd British Iron Works
The trip is being organised by Elizabeth Hill.
Cost: £15
The coach (Commandery Coaches) will leave from Croft Road at 8.30am and return at approx. 6.00pm.
There will be an introductory talk, Artisan demonstrations and numerous craft experiences tailored to our group. The extensive showroom and art exhibitions means the Ironworks can be a day out in all weathers. It is recommended that visitors wanting to explore our grounds and sculpture park wear appropriate clothing, and suitable footwear for uneven ground.

To secure a place please let Elizabeth had payment asap.The cost of £15 covers the cost of coach fare and driver's gratuity. Click on Iron Works to download the Payment Slip, or email Elizabeth for more information and/or a Payment Slip.
Tue Dec 3rd Bath Christmas Market
Leave Croft Road at 09:00. Return to Worcester by 18:45 approx.
Details of the cost of the trip will be announced soon.
Ro Jackson is the contact person for this trip. Contact her for more details.
Study Days
Tue Sep 17th All That Jazz
Mike Rance, the Jazz subject advisor is once again organising a Jazz Study Event at Cecil Sharp House in London on Tuesday, 17 September.
Time: 11:00 to 16:00.
Cost: £20.
For more information go to the Third Age Trust website:
(https://www.u3a.org.uk/events/educational-events) or call the national office on 02084666139.
Wed Sep 18th We the Curious
At the Bristol Science Centre there will be a 3D show in the Planetarium followed by three workshops for U3A members to enjoy a day out with a difference.
Venue: Bristol Science Centre, Harbourside
Time: 10:30-16:00
Cost: £22 inc. refreshments
Click on Bristol Science Centre to learn more.
Summer Schools
Tue Sep 10th
→Fri Sep 13th
National Summer Schools
There are various courses being held at the Royal Agricultural University in Cirencester in September. See the general U3A/Events website for more details or click on Summer School.
Holidays
Mon Oct 26th 2020
→Fri Oct 30th 2020
Walking Holiday Number 2
This walking holiday will be from Harrington House at Bourton on the Water.
It is a four night stay from 26-30 October 2020. There will be at least 2 walks each day.
Cost: Estimated at £299/pp and is full board including packed lunches. A deposit of £75 is needed to secure a booking and should be done as soon as possible.
If you are interested please click on walking holiday
Other Events
Thu Oct 3rd

U3A CONSTRUCTOR’S CHALLENGE 2019

The intention of the challenges is for U3A teams to submit constructions capable of moving by manual remote control and/or by self-contained guidance systems, and to be capable of applying adaptations to suit the challenges in the two categories as follows:
a. b.
Category (A) challenges, simple devices, manually remote controlled (but may include devices used in Category (B)).
Category (B) challenges, autonomously controlled, using programmable devices** and sensors.
Venue: The White Eagle Club, Riverway, Stafford, Staffordshire, ST26 3TH
Time: Midday to 5pm
Cost: Individual Participant-£5, Participant Team £10 total, Spectator-£2, Children under 16-Free
For more information click on Challenge Day or Challenge Rules.

Whats On Outside U3A
Sat Aug 24th Flower Power Day
Venue: Worcester Cathedral
Time: 10am-4pm
For more information click on Flower Power