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What's On
(for more details see "Monthly Lectures" and "Outings" pages)


Wednesday 16th - 20th July 2018 Outing / Tour - CULTURAL TOUR OF THE SALFORD / MANCHESTER AREA
5-day tour based at Salford University; more details soon

Thursday 26th July U3A CREATIVE WRITING GROUP - SUMMER WORKSHOP
Members are invited to join us for a day of fun, friendship and creative writing, guided by Sara-Jane Arbury
Cost: £11.00. More details in the April newsletter.
St. Bartholomew's Church, 1 King Edward Road, Oldfield Park
10:00am to 4:00pm
29th August - 2nd September 2018 Outing / Tour - TRIP TO YPRES, BELGIUM
5-day tour with day-trips to Bruges and Brussels

24th September 2018 Outing / Tour - HENLEY-ON-THAMES AND MARLOW
Guided tours of Henley-on-Thames and Marlow with lunch at Marlow's Wyedale Garden Centre and a 45-minute Thames cruise.
Riverside coach park 8:30am
Balustrade 8:45am
Return to Bath approximately 6:45pm
Thursday 6th September 2018 Monthly Lecture - NATURAL QUARRY: A PHOTOGRAPHIC INSIGHT INTO A WORKING QUARRY IN SOMERSET
David Boag
The Pavilion, North Parade Road
10:00 am
Thursday 4th October 2018 Monthly Lecture - PUBLIC TRANSPORT IN BATH, THINKING OUTSIDE THE BOX
James Freeman
The Pavilion, North Parade Road
10:00 am
Thursday 11th October 2018 ANNUAL OPEN MORNING
For non-members to see what U3A in Bath is all about and for existing members to find out what the other groups do
The Pavilion, North Parade Road
10:00 am
Saturday 13th October 2018 Outing / Tour - THE KNITTING AND STITCHING SHOW
A celebration of all types of handicrafts; with workshops, demonstrations and the chance to purchase everything you need from over 400 retailers
Alexandra Palace, London
Riverside Coach Park 9:00am
Balustrade 9:15am
Saturday 3rd November 2018 Theatre trip - TWELFTH NIGHT
Brisol Old Vic
Bear Flat 11:45 am
Riverside Coach Park 12:00 noon
Wednesday 5th December 2018 CHRISTMAS LUNCH AT TETBURY
Details to follow
Thursday 6th December 2018 Monthly Lecture - WHENCE FROM? NUMBERS AND CALENDARS
Nick Lennard
The Pavilion, North Parade Road
10:00 am
Thursday 3rd January 2019 Monthly Lecture - RICHELIEU: THE CARDINAL AND HIS "CITY"
Brian Freedland
The Pavilion, North Parade Road
10:00 am
Thursday 7th February 2019 Monthly Lecture - CONFLICT IN THE PACIFIC: THE AFTERMATH
Michael Pitts
The Pavilion, North Parade Road
10:00 am
Thursday 4th April 2019 Monthly Lecture - PHALANX VERSUS LEGION: THE ROMAN INVASION OF GREECE, 200BC
Ben Kane
The Pavilion, North Parade Road
10:00 am
Recent Events
Thursday 5th July 2018 Monthly Lecture - EGGS OR ANARCHY: FEEDING THE NATION AT WAR
William Sitwell
The Pavilion, North Parade Road
10:00 am
Monday 2nd July 2018 GROUP CONVENORS' AND EVENT ORGANISERS' MEETING
To meet other Convenors and discuss matters of interest
Percy Community Centre, New King Street
2:00pm
Saturday 9th June 2018 Outing / Tour - GARDEN FESTIVAL AT HELLENS HOUSE IN MUCH MARCLE
Plants, tools, sculptures & crafts, local food & drink, live music, all in a stunning garden setting!
Riverside Coach Park 8:00 am
Balustrade 8:15 am
Thursday 7th June 2018 Monthly Lecture - BENJAMIN BRITTEN: MEMORIES AND VARIATIONS
George Odam
The Pavilion, North Parade Road
10:00 am
Thursday 7th June 2018 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
The AGM will be held after the monthly lecture. Come and hold your committee to account.
The Pavilion, North Parade Road
11:30 am
Thursday 3rd May 2018 Monthly Lecture - PULTENEY BRIDGE: WHO WOULD HAVE BELIEVED IT?
Michael Rowe
The Pavilion, North Parade Road
10:00 am
May 2018 Outing / Tour - SCULPTURE PARK AND LOCAL HOUSE

Monday 30th April 2018 U3A CHOIR - ELIJAH
All U3A members are invited to hear a shortened performance of Mendelssohn' s oratorio.
Coffee will be served at 10:40am and the performance will commence at 11:00; it will last for about an hour.
There is no charge but a collection will be taken for the charity, Julian House, in support of the homeless
Somerset Room
Manvers Street Baptist Church
10:40am
Thursday 26th April 2018 Theatre trip - BURKE AND HARE
Water Mill Theatre, Newbury
Bear Flat 10:15 am
Riverside Coach Park 10:30 am
Balustrade 10:45 am
Thursday 12th April 2018 Garden Lecture - PLANTS FOR SHADE
Adrian Hutchison
The Salvation Army Citadel (opposite Sainsburys)
10:30 am
Tuesday 10th April 2018 Outing / Tour - ROYAL MINT and CASTELL COCH
The Royal Mint - the only place in the world where you can watch the UK's coins being made.
Castle Coch - the beautiful house of a very rich and eccentric man.
Riverside Coach Park 10.00am
Balustrade 9:15am
Tuesday 10th April 2018 COMMITTEE MEETING
Members welcome to attend as observers, please contact the Secretary BEFOREHAND to make arrangements
BRLSI, Queen Square
10:00am
Thursday 5th April 2018 Monthly Lecture - THE REFORMATION: HOW IS IT BATH ABBEY SURVIVED?
Jeremy Key Pugh
The Pavilion, North Parade Road
10:00 am
Monday 12th March 2018 Outing / Tour - VINTAGE BUS RIDE
"Back-in-Time" tour of the local villages with a lunch break at Castle Combe
Depart 10:00am, Bath
Thursday 1st March 2018 Monthly Lecture - ROME'S GREATEST DEFEAT: MASSACRE IN THE GERMAN FORESTS
Ben Kane
The Pavilion, North Parade Road
10:00 am
Tuesday 20th February 2018 COMMITTEE MEETING
Members welcome to attend as observers, please contact the Secretary BEFOREHAND to make arrangements
BRLSI, Queen Square
10:00am
Sunday 11th February 2018 Theatre trip - TOSCA
Welsh National Opera
SOLD OUT
The Millennium Centre, Cardiff, 4:00pm
Depart 11:00am, Bath
Thursday 8th February 2018 Garden Lecture - JAPANESE GARDENS
Nick Wray
The Salvation Army Citadel (opposite Sainsburys)
10:30 am
Thursday 1st February 2018 Monthly Lecture - THE RISE AND FALL OF THE PORTUGUESE EMPIRE
Christopher Massy-Beresford
The Pavilion, North Parade Road
10:00 am
Wednesday 17th January 2018 Theatre trip - SWAN LAKE AT BRISTOL HIPPODROME
The Russian State Ballet
Depart mid-day approx, Bath
Tuesday 9th January 2018 COMMITTEE MEETING
Members welcome to attend as observers, please contact the Secretary BEFOREHAND to make arrangements
BRLSI, Queen Square
10:00am
Thursday 4th January 2018 Monthly Lecture - SWASTIKA OVER GUERNSEY
Richard Bush
The Pavilion, North Parade Road
10:00 am
Thursday 14th December 2017 Garden Lecture - BRITISH WILD FLOWERS IN NATURE AND IN THE GARDEN
Robert Harvey
The Salvation Army Citadel (opposite Sainsburys)
10:30 am
Thursday 7th December 2017 Monthly Lecture - THE SECOND "NORMAN CONQUEST" AND WHY IT (ONLY JUST) FAILED
Sean McGlynn
The Pavilion, North Parade Road
10:00 am
Wednesday 6th December 2017 Outing / Tour - JOHN RUTTER'S CHRISTMAS CONCERT AT ALBERT HALL, LONDON
SOLD OUT

Tuesday 28th November 2017 COMMITTEE MEETING
Members welcome to attend as observers, please contact the Secretary BEFOREHAND to make arrangements
BRLSI, Queen Square
10:00am
Thursday 16th November 2017 MAMMA MIA CHRISTMAS TRIBUTE TO ABBA AT THE MERCURE HOTEL,BRISTOL


Thursday 9th November 2017 Garden Lecture - PATHWAY TO PARADISE: A TRIP THROUGH THE GARDENS OF STOURHEAD
Dawn Collins
The Salvation Army Citadel (opposite Sainsburys)
10:30 am
Thursday 2nd November 2017 Monthly Lecture - ANTARCTICA
Mike Danson
The Pavilion, North Parade Road
10:00 am
Thursday 19th October 2017 U3A IN BATH OPEN MORNING
Come along and see what we do
The Pavilion, North Parade Road
10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Wednesday 18th October 2017 THEATRE TRIP TO THE NEW THEATRE, CARDIFF
Cabaret
SOLD OUT
Bear Flat 10:15 am
Riverside Coach Park 10:30 am
Balustrade 10:45 am
Saturday 14th October 2017 KNITTING AND STITCHING EXHIBITION AT ALEXANDRA PALACE, LONDON
CANCELLED DUE TO INSUFFICIENT BOOKINGS

Thursday 5th October 2017 Monthly Lecture - ROBOTICS AND THE LIKES OF US
Dr Praminder Caleb-Solly
The Pavilion, North Parade Road
10:00 am
Wednesday 9th August 2017 SAVILL GARDENS, WINDSOR GREAT PARK

Tuesday 25th - 29th July 2017 5 DAY CULTURAL TOUR OF NORTH WALES (Bangor University)

Thursday 18th July 2017 WINE TASTING AND LUNCH NEAR BATH

Monday 3rd July 2017 GROUP CONVENORS' MEETING

Saturday 1st July 2017 THEATRE TRIP TO WATERMILL PLAYHOUSE,NEWBURY
House and Garden (Linked Comedies by Alan Ayckbourn)
Tuesday 20th June 2017 AFTERNOON CRUISE FROM BRISTOL TO THE AVON GORGE

Tuesday 13th June 2017 BEAULIEU