May 25, 2018 / Meetings

Friday 5 April

Monthly meeting

2 pm at Reigate Park Church RH2 8BD

The Donald Campbell Story Phil Holt     What pushed this charismatic, daring and brave character to make that fateful attempt at the water speed record in 1967? Phil Holt will take us through the events and the efforts to find the cause of the crash and the recovery and restoration process. Please note that this talk will be slightly longer than usual If you think friends might be interested in this talk, they are welcome to attend. They will be asked to sign in so that we have a record of attendance.
May 25, 2018 / Coffee Mornings & Computer help

Thursday 28 March

Coffee morning and Computer Help

Coffee/tea, chat and computing help

10.15 to 11.30 in the café area of St Joseph’s Community Centre, Ladbroke Road, Redhill, RH1 1LF. Everyone is welcome.

Dates for the rest of the year: Wednesday 24 April, Tuesday 7 May, Thursday 13 June, Tuesday 9 July, Tuesday 10 September, Thursday 17 October, Wednesday 20 November

May 25, 2018 / U3A Evenings

Wednesday 17 April

U3A Evenings: Learning in a social setting

Reigate Manor Hotel, Reigate Hill, RH2 9PF from 7.30pm to 9.30pm

Doors open from 7.00pm

A read letter evening – an odd title for an intriguing show!

What did Henry VIII and Ann Boleyn write in their letters to each other?

What advice did Benjamin Franklin give to a young man about choosing a mistress?

What advice did Clemmie Churchill give to her husband during World War II?

What was Mike Cockett’s Uncle Herbert doing in Brussels in 1938?

All this and so much more!

Tickets £7 available  from Sally Baker on sally.baker@rru3a.org.uk or 01737 221766

May 25, 2018 / Outings

Wednesday 27 March

Outing to London to explore America’s Gilded Age – £46 including morning refreshments

Guided walk between Pall Mall & St James’s Park exploring America’s The Gilded Age. Free time for lunch in the St James’s area

Afternoon visiting Two Temple Place built for William Waldorf Astor. Enjoy a guided tour of the house and exhibition celebrating the bicentenary of John Ruskin, artist, writer and reformer, featuring over 190 works of art.

Contact Jane Rayner outings@rru3a.org.uk

May 8, 2018 / Holidays

Sunday 27 October 2019

Holiday to the Castles Historic Houses and Gardens of North Wales

5 days from £489 departing 27 October 2019

We will stay in a centrally located hotel in Caernavon and excursions include Portmerion, Snowdonia National Park, Ffestiniog Railway, Powis Castle and Garden.

For further details contact Sally Baker on sally.baker@rru3a.org.uk or 01737 221766

 

 

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Surrey U3A Network

 

U3A Study Days

Friday 12 April

The Aztec - The Eagle Warriors of the Sun
Maria Chester
, U3A Subject Advisor on American Archaeology.

 

Friday 17 May

People and Places of Surrey
Speakers from Guildford Cathedral, the Watts Gallery, the Lewis Carroll Society and Surrey History Centre

 

Friday 21 June

Mathematics in Action
Dr. Roger Luther, Sussex University

 

For further details and application forms please click here

 

Guildford Area U3A - Annual Lecture
The Magic of Colour

Monday 1 April at 2.00pm
Rik Medlik Lecture Theatre at the University of Surrey
Andrew Hanson from the National Physics Laboratory will talk about how colour informs, influences, warns and comforts us. This demonstration talk will contain surprises – there is a lot more to colour than meets the eye!
Contact Jane Robertson jane.e.robertson@btinternet.com or 07889 966026 for details.

 

The Royal Holloway University
Citizens Shared Learning Project 

All members of U3A are invited to attend a series of half day workshops to be held in this year as part of phase two of the Citizens project's Shared Learning Projects.

U3A members can help delve into the archives to help examine key milestones in the history of liberty, protest, rebellion and reform
Here is the link to the project www.citizens800.org/u3a

 

U3A South East Forum
Summer School  2019

Details of the Summer School at Chichester on 24 - 27 June are now available by clicking here.

 

National Events

The National Office advertise a range of events and offers for members. To find out more and book a place, visit and login to the members’ area of www.u3a.org.uk.

 

Details are also published in the newsletter, in the magazine Third Age Matters and in the hall at the monthly meetings.