Above photo by Gordon Ridgewell
Saffron Walden U3A has Open Meetings with a guest speaker on the 3rd Monday of the month (except August and December or unless otherwise advised). These are at 2.30 pm in the Bowls Club, Abbey Lane, Saffron Walden.
The Theatre and Travel Group has a range of trips to places of interest, and to theatres and concerts, with usually at least one per month. Holidays are also arranged for members. Details are included below, and on their group page. The group meets on the last Friday of the month at 2 pm in the Baptist Church Hall, to discuss and take bookings for future outings. Please note that we continue to meet on the last Friday of each month during June, July and August as well. Click on to Theatre and Travel on the Group page for contact details.
The Bird Watching group also has regular outings by shared cars to various sites on a regular basis – see the Bird Watching page.
The Mainly for Men’s group meets twice a term. Although topics chosen are primarily of interest to men, the meetings are open to all. Entrance £3. See Mainly for Men page for details.
Click on the blue links in each case to find out more.
Every third Monday at the Bowls Club, except August and December. The doors open at 2.15 pm and tea/coffee and biscuits will be available at 2.30 pm before the speaker starts at about 2.45pm.
- OPEN MEETING – Christine Beedle – a humourous talk by ‘The Essex Scrubber’ on Mon 21 Jan 2019 2:30 pm
- OPEN MEETING – ‘A solo walk across Africa’ talk by Fran Sandham, author and traveller on Mon 18 Feb 2019 2:30 am
- OPEN MEETING – Talk by Andy Smith, singer songwriter and instrumentalist on Mon 18 Mar 2019 2:30 am
- OPEN MEETING – Graham Bendall – The life of a Gamekeeper on Mon 15 Apr 2019 2:30 pm
- OPEN MEETING – Lloyd Martin – Passports, Assassins, Traitors and Spies on Mon 20 May 2019 2:30 pm
- OPEN MEETING – Tim Turner – Fakes and Forgeries on Mon 17 Jun 2019 2:30 pm
Social and Other Events
Theatre and Travel
- THEATRE – Hitchcock’s – ‘The Lady Vanishes’. Matinee, Palace Theatre Southend on Thu 24 Jan 2019 1:30 pm
- OPERA – La Boheme – English National Opera – Matinee at the London Coliseum on Sat 16 Feb 2019
- OUTING – The Guilded Age in London on Thu 28 Feb 2019
- OUTING – War Cabinet Rooms & Whtehall. on Thu 28 Mar 2019
- OUTING – Burghley House, Peterborough on Thu 18 Apr 2019
- OUTING – Reading and the Bayeux Tapestry plus on Wed 8 May 2019
- LUNCH CLUB – John Barleycorn at Duxford on Wed 23 Jan 2019 12:30 pm
- LUNCH CLUB – Cricketers at Clavering on Thu 21 Feb 2019 12:30 pm
- LUNCH CLUB – Axe and Compasses at Arkesden on Wed 20 Mar 2019 12:30 pm
Mainly For Men
- MAINLY FOR MEN – talk by Mike Levy – ‘We must save the Children’ on Mon 4 Feb 2019 2:30 pm
- MAINLY FOR MEN – talk by Jim McNicholas – ‘A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon on Mon 4 Mar 2019 2:30 pm
- SPRING HOLIDAY in Bournemouth on Mon 20 May 2019
- HOLIDAY – Verona 8 days. on Mon 24 Jun 2019
- HOLIDAY in Northumberland on Mon 16 Sep 2019