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.
Click on Main Meetings Programme 2019-2020 to see the Programme. Details about the talks/speakers can be found in the latest Newsletter.

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
Mon Nov 11th Economics Study Morning
A panel of three former Economics educators will present on the complex questions of what it takes to live well in our 21st Century economy.
Venue: Dormer place, Leamington Spa CV32 5AA.
Time: 09:30-12:30pm
Cost: £3 inc refreshments. For more information click on Economics Study Morning.
Outings
Wed Oct 16th Trip to Westonbirt Arboretum
A visit to the arboretum has recently been organised by a member of the Travel Group.
Cost including transport and entrance to Westonbirt is £20. For further information click on Shan South, or you can download a booking form by clicking on Westonbirt.
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.
Social Events
Mon Nov 4th New Members Coffee Morning
Come along and meet other new members of our U3A, group leaders, members of the Exec Committee and have a coffee and a chat.
Venue: Masonic Hall, Rainbow Hill, Worcester
Time: 10:30-12:00
Wed Jan 15th 2020 New Year Lunch
As we like to have social events in out U3A, here is advance notice of our New Year Luncheon. This is an excellent opportunity to meet other members of our U3A, chat with some of our busy Committee members and generally enjoy a nice lunch.
Venue: The Worcester Whitehouse hotel on Foregate Street
Time: 12:30 for 1pm
Cost: £20 Please return cheques to Ruth by 17 December.
Please click on New Year Lunch to download a return slip and the menu. Or you can email Hospitality for more information.
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 Nov 28th Victorian Fair & Ukestars
Our very own ukulele group will be performing at the Worcester Victorian Fair in November. They will be playing Christmas favourites as well as pieces from the 50s and 60s.
Date/Time: 28 November from 2-2:30 and 4-4:30pm
Venue: main stage in Cathedral Square
Whats On Outside U3A
Wed Dec 11th Christmas Tea Dance
Following the success of last year’s Tea Dance the University of Worcester Students’ Union and the University’s Senior Physical Activity and Adapted Sport Programme are holding another Tea Dance.
Entertainment will include music from the SU’s Dance group and the singing sensation Two4One. Refreshments will be served and there will be a raffle with some fabulous prizes.
Phone 01905 543210 for Tickets or email: studentsunion@worc.ac.uk

Time: 2-4:30pm
Venue: The Hangar at the University's St John's Campus.
Cost: £2.50