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 2020 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 2020 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 2020 Barber Institute and Winterbourne House and Gardens
Date: Tuesday, 28 April 2020; 09:30 departure time from Worcester
Details to be confirmed.
Social Events
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
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
Thu Dec 12th Charity Christmas Tea
The Mayor of Worcester is having a Christmas Charity Afternoon Tea in the Chapter House at Worcester Cathedral on Thursday 12th December from 2pm to 4pm.
Click on Charity Christmas Tea for more information.
Sat Dec 14th Grand Festive Acoustic Ceilidh
This is the third annual event, and any monies raised will be donated to the Maggs Day Centre.
Click on Festive Ceilidh for further information.
To find out more about the 'Dragon Folk Club' go to their website: www.dragonfolkclub.com
Wed Dec 18th The Mayor's Charity Christmas Concert
The Mayor of Worcester, Councillor Allah Ditta, invites you to an evening of festive music and readings in aid of the Mayor's charities: Headway Worcestershire, Worcester Wheels, St Richard's Hospice and Worcester Cathedral.
Venue: Assembly Room, Guildhall, Worcester
Time: 7:30pm
Cost: £12 inc glass of wine/soft drink. Tickets are available at the Tourist Information Centre at the Guildhall.
Sun May 10th 2020
→Thu May 14th 2020
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