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
Outings
Wed Feb 26th Pen and Coffin Museums-Birmingham
Coffin Works – award-winning museum. Experience a Victorian factory time capsule. Tour guides will reveal the stories of the workers and demonstrate the original machinery. Lift to all areas.
Birmingham once manufactured 75% of the world’s pens! Explore the collection of over 5000 related objects in a former pen factory.
Date: 26 February 2020; Depart from Croft Road at 09:30
Cost: £20 depending on numbers. Cheques payable to: U3A WAG. Give them to Anne Bisson or Ann Patterson by mid January 2020.
Thu Mar 26th Visit to Neasden Hindu Temple
A day trip to a Hindu temple in London has been arranged by a member of the Travel Group.
For further information and to download a payment slip please click on Hindu Temple.
Tue Apr 28th Barber Institute and Winterbourne House and Gardens
Date: Tuesday, 28 April 2020; 09:30 departure time from Worcester
For more details click on Barber Institute.
Holidays
Mon Oct 26th
→Fri Oct 30th
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
Whats On Outside U3A
Sat Feb 15th Dragon Folk Club
The folk club starts again mid January with a 'Residents' Night' on Wednesday the 15th. A series of invited guests have been booked for each club night through to summer.
Their new website has all the details. Click on www.dragonfolkclub.com
The whole Caboodle Electric Ceilidh Band is holding a rare public ceilidh on Saturday 15 February. Proceeds will go to the Motor Neurone Disease Association. Click on Ceilidh for details.
Sun May 10th
→Thu May 14th
Malvern U3A Welsh Culture Group
A trip is planned in North Wales for next May. The group will be based in Llandudno with trip to places of interest.
Accommodation is at the Dunoon Hotel. Excursions are planned to: to Bodnant Garden (NT), Caernarfon Castle, Snowdon Mountain Railway, Conwy Castle, Plas Mawr, Powis Castle & Gardens (NT)
Cost: £500pp, Singles £530.
For more information email Sheila Owen: sheila_owen@talktalk.net