York

Events

This page shows our future u3a dated Events. For details of each type of Event click on the link for further information.

Saturday Talks are usually held on the second Saturday of a month, and are open to all members, we are using Zoom at present, the code is sent to all members in the week before the talk.

Travel covers Day Trips or Short Breaks in the UK. If you are interested in Overseas Trips, see the Travel Abroad Group on our Groups List, where members can register to be keep up to date with planned trips.

New Members Meetings are organised to provide information for new members, recently joined.

Other events may also be listed under the category of 'Other'.


Dates for your Diary
October 2021
Wed Oct 6thTravel

Beamish, The Living Museum Of The North

Wednesday 6th October 2021- £21.50 per person.

Today we will be visiting Beamish, The Living Museum Of The North, located in the heart of the Durham countryside near the small town of Stanley.

Beamish Museum is an open-air museum whose guiding principle is to preserve an example of everyday life in urban and rural North East England at the climax of industrialisation in the early 20th century.
There are many exciting exhibits to see, both static and moving, further information can be obtained on their website,

https://www.beamish.org.uk

We will aim to leave by 4pm.

Please note the following may apply depending on the Covid situation at the time.

RISK ASSESSMENT FOR TRAVEL GROUP TRIPS.
Each trip is organised following the current Government guidelines.
Each member has a duty of care to their fellow members and therefore, please do not travel if you have Covid-19 symptoms or have been near anyone who HAS HAD Covid-19 symptoms within the two weeks before the trip.
We will TRUST that members have had the vaccinations or a negative lateral flow test within the last 24 hours before the trip.
There will be a forehead temperature check as you board the coach and if it shows an unusually high temperature then you will be asked not to travel.

Sat Oct 9thSaturday TalksNeil Moran: Flowing through York- the history of York’s rivers and their bridges Talk begins at 10.30am

This is an account of the influence the rivers of York have had on the city’s siting and development. The talk describes the bridges in order of their construction and will discuss the floods that have affected the city throughout its history.

Neil is a retired doctor who has worked for many years in York. Many will know Neil from his excellent historical walking tours given to the Haxby and Wigginton u3a. He also runs one of their birding groups.
November 2021
Sat Nov 13thSaturday TalksPaul Rogers: Global Security in an Uncertain World (tbc)

Talk begins at 10.30am
Tue Nov 30thTravelA tour of the Royal Hall in Harrogate and some time for Christmas shopping

More details about times, prices and how to book will be in the October newsmail
December 2021
Thu Dec 9thTravelChristmas Lunch at Hawkhills

Please note that this event is open to ALL members of York u3a.

More details about times, prices and how to book will be in the October newsmail
Sat Dec 11thSaturday TalksThe annual Christmas Concert (tbc)

Begins at 10.30am
January 2022
Sat Jan 8thSaturday TalksMartin Birley: Safeguarding communities from the health risks of international development


Begins at 10.30am
February 2022
Sat Feb 12thSaturday TalksRob Wyke: Shandy Hall, Fact and Fiction

Begins at 10.30am
March 2022
Sat Mar 12thSaturday TalksMark Pearson: Bird Migration

Begins at 10.30am
April 2022
Sat Apr 9thSaturday TalksCarol and Steve Robson of Fools Gold: Bang up the Elephant - Songs accompanied by Flute and Guitar

Begins at 10.30am