York

Events

This page shows our future U3A dated Events. For details of each type of Event click on the link for further details.

Saturday Talks are usually held on the second Saturday of a month, and are open to all members.

Travel covers Day Trips or Short Breaks in the UK and Overseas Trips.

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


Dates for your Diary
New Members Meetings
Wed Sep 25th 10.00 - 12.00 noon , Main Meeting Room. Tea / coffee from 9.30.
Thu Nov 14th 1.30 - 3.30 pm , Penn Room . Tea / coffee from 1.00 pm.
Wed Jan 15th 2020 1.30 - 3.30 pm , Penn Room. Tea / coffee from 1.00 pm.
Thu Mar 19th 2020 10.00 - 12.00 noon , Penn Room. Tea / coffee from 9.30 pm.
Saturday Talks
Sat Sep 14th The York Arboretum turns 40

John Grimshaw, Arboretum Director will give a talk on running the Yorkshire Arboretum next to Castle Howard for over five years. There have been many improvements to its plantings, footpaths, and cafe. Recently we have been clearing the lake of invasive weed and replanting its borders. We have even added the Arboretum to Venues for Weddings.
Sat Oct 12th Coral reefs and the future of the world

Callum Roberts, Professor of Marine Conservation, Department of Environment and Geography, University of York.

Followed by the AGM of York U3A
Sat Nov 9th Peacekeeping and Peacebuilding after War

in the experience of John Goodsir and Peter Jarman
Sat Dec 14th Christmas Concert

Members of York U3A
Sat Jan 11th 2020 What happens to your Skin in Later Life?

Calum Lyon, Consultant Dermatologist, York Hospital Trust
Sat Feb 8th 2020 Lessons from a Plane Crash

John Guest, British Airways pilot and crew trainer (Retired)
Sat Mar 14th 2020 Bishopthorpe Road: 150 Years of Shopping History

Susan Major, Local writer and teacher
Sat Apr 11th 2020 Bang up the Elephant: Songs from a Victorian Era

Steve and Carol Robson, 'Fools Gold' Folk MUsicians
Sat May 9th 2020 Henry Mills Lecture

Speaker to be announced
Sat Jun 13th 2020 The Magic Circle and the Great Magicians

Stephen Wells, Magician
Sat Jul 11th 2020 The Landscape and Geology of the Yorkshire Dales

Tony Waltham, Geologist, author of book with this title
Travel
Sun Sep 15th
→Mon Sep 16th
Cromford Mill, Rutland Water And Richard III Exhibition In Leicester.
Thu Oct 24th Visit to St Peter’s Church and the National Glass Centre, Sunderland
Fri Mar 20th 2020
→Fri Apr 3rd 2020
Travel Abroad – Visit To India.