Worcester

Events

This page lists events organised by Worcester or other U3As (scroll down for details).

Please note: Click on C.Link for Cotswold Link events.

Main Meetings and Group Meetings

Due to the current pandemic meetings are being held 'virtually' so please look at the relevant pages for more details. When the situation changes we will update this information.
(Details about the main meetings can also be found in the latest Newsletter.)

National Activities
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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 26th

JOB OF A LAUGHTIME - BRAD ASHTON

International TV comedy scriptwriter Brad Ashton has written for many stars as diverse as Tommy Cooper and David Frost, so we can look forward to a very entertaining and fun afternoon.

Wed Jun 9th

EUROPE IN SPACE - GEOFF SAUNDERS

Geoff's recent work running management training at the European Space Agency has provided him with insights into the impressive efforts Europe makes with its partners to understand the world and explore the universe. His talk will concentrate on some of Europe's space missions past, present and future with video and animation to illustrate its achievements.

Wed Jun 23rd

HEARING LOSS AND THE RNID - HENRY SKINNER

Henry, who is Regional Information Manager (Central Region) at the Royal National Institute for Deaf People (RNID), will talk about hearing loss and the charity's work. The RNID works to make life fully inclusive for deaf people and those with hearing loss or tinnitus. They connect people to practical advice and pioneer new treatments for hearing loss and tinnitus.

Wed Jul 14th

SECRETS, SEX, SCANDAL AND SALACIOUS GOSSIP OF THE ROYAL COURT, 1660 TO 1830 - SARAH SLATER

Sarah has worked at Hampton Court Palace for the last thirteen years as a Guide Lecturer, Tourist Guide and State Apartment Warder. For this very popular talk, Sarah wears one of her beautiful costumes and talks about all the scandalous gossip and some of the naughty bits of history you would probably not have learnt about at school! Sarah discusses topics of a sexual nature: royal mistresses, prostitution, sex toys, methods of contraception and sexual diseases. *Warning, this talk is not for the prude, it is fun but rude!

Wed Jul 28th

A SCHOOLGIRL'S WAR - MARY SMITH

Mary spent her career in teaching. As headteacher of a large secondary school, she made two fascinating discoveries which gave her a vivid and unusual insight into school life in WW2: an extensive set of tunnels used as underground classrooms, and a unique set of paintings of wartime schooling created as the war unfolded. Find out more in this fascinating talk!

Workshops
Tue May 25th

u3a SEMINAR - PUSH BACK AGEISM - AGEISM IN HEALTHCARE

This is the second seminar in the Push Back Ageism series organised by u3a in partnership with researchers from EuroAgeism. They would value help and support with this work. The seminar will run from 1:00-4:00 pm; click on 'Euroageism' above to register for each event.

Other Events
Sun Aug 15th

THE WORCESTER SHOW

This will be the first key event for our new publicity team. We plan to have a stand at the show to let the public know about our many and varied activities, and hopefully sign up new members ready for the membership year ahead. If you are interested in finding out more and getting involved, please contact the Publicity team.