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.

N.B. IF YOU PUT YOUR NAME DOWN FOR A TRIP, MAKE SURE YOU EITHER CONFIRM WITH A CHEQUE AS SOON AS POSSIBLE, OR CROSS YOUR NAME OFF THE LIST. Organisers need to cancel coach and venue in reasonable time if numbers are not viable. Contact organisers via the web-site 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
Wed May 1st Port to Port
Paul Barnett will give a talk on Gloucestershire's waterborne trade via the ship canal.
Venue: Main Meeting Green Centre
Date: Wednesday, 1st May at 2pm
Outings
Tue Apr 30th Grayson Perry's Tapestries at Croome Court
Venue: Croome Court from 10:15 in Reception/cafe
Cost: £5 plus Nat'l Trust entry
Someone from Croome will take members on a walk through the house talking about the tapestries.
Contact Groups Coordinator for more information or to book a place.
Thu May 16th Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot photographic Museum and Lacock Village (NT),Wiltshire.
Cost: NT members £15 (bring membership card), non NT members £28.60.
Leave Croft Rd 8.30am, returning by 7.00pm.
Inn and Tearooms available, also picnicking allowed in the grounds.
Organiser Valerie Gorton. Cheques to Valerie by 12 April 2019. For more information click on Laycock Abbey to send an email.
Sat Jun 8th London Open Garden Squares
North Kensington and Notting Hill area.
Date: Sunday, 9th June, Depart from Croft Road at 7:30am
Cost: £35, cheques to Anne Bisson
Thu Jun 27th Chirk Castle (NT) and Pontcysyllte Aqueduct
Cost: £20 (NT) or £31.50 for non-NT members.
Cheques to Shan South at Travel Group or at main meetings.
Tue Sep 17th City Trip to Cardiff
A day trip to Cardiff. Nothing is planned, so members can do what they like!
Cost: TBA
Thu Oct 3rd British Iron Works
There will be more information about this trip to Oswestry in due course.
Study Days
Thu Jul 11th Engineering the Future
At this Special Interest Day in Cheltenham there will be three talks on engineering in the future. These talks are being sponsored by the Cotswold Link arm of the U3A.
Venue: The Pavilion, Hatherley Lane, Cheltenham, GL51 6PN
Time: 09:45 to 15:45.
Cost: £18 for U3A Members which includes attendance, car parking, coffee/tea on arrival and lunch.
For more information or to book a place please contact the Cotswold Link organiser by clicking on Special Interest Day.
Social Events
Wed May 1st Llandrindod U3A's May Day Medley
Members are invited to join Llandrindod's U3A at their May Day Medley event.
Cost: £15.00 including refreshments on arrival and a buffet lunch.
Click on Welsh May Day for more information.
Fri May 3rd End of Season Lunch
Come enjoy a lunch in pleasant company at the 'Crown and Sandys' in Ombersley.
It’s on Friday, 3rd May at 12:00 for 12:30.
Cost: £19.00 per person.
To book your menu choices, click on Val Hibbitt (until 20th March 2019), or Hospitality after 20th March. Sign-up sheets also available at Main Meetings.
Cheques must be into Ruth Saunders by 18 April at the latest in order to confirm your place.
To see the menu click Lunch Menu.
Summer Schools
Wed May 1st Summer Groups
Some of the funds from the Elizabeth Coxon legacy are being used to run a pilot summer programme of activities.
The groups will run from 1 May-30 August.
For more information please see the Group List page.
Mon Aug 12th
→Thu Aug 15th
National Summer Schools
There are various courses being held at Aston University in B'ham during August. See the general U3A/Events website for more details or click on Summer School.
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.
Group Leaders
Sat May 11th Group Leaders' Meeting
Sat Sep 7th Groups Fair
Whats On Outside U3A
Wed May 1st Launch of ICOPE
Integrated Care for Older People in Worcester-a new organisation being led by Dr. Maggie Keeble who is the Strategic Clinical lead for ICOPE.
Venue: Worcester Arena
Date: Wednesday, 1st May 2019, 9:30-16:30
Cost: No charge for event
For further information click on ICOPE
Mon Jun 24th
→Fri Jun 28th
Eventbrite
'Enterprising Worcestershire FREE Business Startup Course'
A 5 day free course for anyone setting up a business, working freelance or doing a social group. The course will cover generating or developing ideas, finance, sales, venture creation and finance.
Anyone interested can click on Eventbrite.
Venue: Jenny Lind Building at the University of Worcester
Time: 09:30-16:00