Greenpeace Resource for London Iron
            Railing

WHAT'S ON

More information on the following webpages:
Other Opportunities
Recent News
u3a Nationally
Past Monthly Meetings
This page shows the next main current events happening in iU3A. For other things happening in the Borough use the Other Opportunities link to the right.

If you would like to find out more about what's on across the London Region or at the National level of The Third Age Trust or you would like to see information about past monthly meetings please use the links in the box on the right.



Special Events — Diary Dates for 2024
iU3A Monthly Meetings: for the talk each month see the details below.

Renewers Event, Tuesday 26 March, LIFT Angel. Details will be mailed to relevant members.

Summer Party, Thursday 20 June, Olden Gardens. Details to follow.

u3a Festival 2024, 17-19 July, York University: see full details on our Other Opportunities page.

Monthly Meetings, Speakers Programme
We'd ask that your latest arrival time is at least 10 minutes before the scheduled start time: this will enable you to find a seat and allow us to start promptly, thanks.

Remember you can also now view recordings of our previous Monthly Meetings. Use the link in the top right box to see all our 'Past Monthly Meetings'.

DATE MONTHLY MEETING PROGRAMME
28 Mar
Jane Anderson: Getting to Zero:  HIV in London in 2024: Jane is a LondonJane Anderson based physician (Homerton Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust and Barts Health NHS Trust) who has worked in the field of HIV since the 1980s. She is co-chair of London’s HIV Fast Track Cities Leadership Group, that works to stop new HIV infections, tackle HIV associated stigma, see the end of preventable deaths from HIV and secure best quality of life for Londoners living with HIV. Jane is Chair of The National AIDS Trust, the UK’s HIV and Rights charity, and in 2023 she became Chair of Paintings in Hospitals, the charity that works to bring the power of the visual arts into the health and care sector.

The further dates for 2024 are: 28 Mar, 25 Apr, 23 May, 27 Jun, 25 Jul, 22 Aug, 26 Sept, 24 Oct, 28 Nov.
Outings
These are organised from time to time by members to places of interest in London and the Home Counties. Destinations are varied and can always be reached by public transport, usually within the Freedom Pass Zone, but occasionally a bit further afield. Forthcoming Outings are advertised in WOW. They are open to all members. Reports on previous Outings can be found on our Recent News webpage. If you want to arrange a visit or have a suggestion to make for Outings Coordinator, Judith Altshul, to research and plan, please contact her at outingscoord.iu3a@gmail.com.

Thursday 21 March, Eltham Palace: all-day visit. Meet at London Bridge at 10am, short train ride to Mottingham, return to London Bridge by 4pm. Eltham Palace was once a Tudor royal residence and was transformed in the 1930s by Stephen and Virginia Courtauld into a fashionable art deco mansion. There are 9 acres of award-winning gardens in both medieval and modern styles. We will explore the house and gardens. Lunch at the cafe at the Palace or bring a picnic lunch. Admission £16, £14 for over 65s, free for members of Art Fund or English heritage. Details will be sent if you sign up. Please email Judith Altshul at outingscoord.iu3a@gmail.com.

Friday 19 April, Keats House, Hampstead: afternoon only, meeting at the house. This will be a self-guided tour, preceded by a talk from a knowledgeable volunteer about the life and works of this treasured Romantic Poet. Details will be sent if you sign up. Cost £8.40, Concessions £5, Art Pass — free, National Trust member £5. Please email Judith as above.
 
IT Support Meetings
These happen once a month. See the group page for details here: IT Support Group
And remember their guides — you can see their latest one here: Minimise the stress of a stolen phone 

Coffee Mornings
Coffee mornings Our iU3A coffee mornings are a popular way of getting to know other members. They are on varying days of the week and are free to iU3A members. See the latest Bulletin for the date of the next coffee morning.

Sally FoxThey are organised by Sally Fox. To book up for any of them please email Sally here. She will then advise you that you are booked. If you can't attend a coffee morning you've booked for, please let her know.
 


Pub Lunches

iU3A's pub lunches provide an opportunity for members to meet each other in a social atmosphere. They take place monthly, around Islington. If you are buying a lunch the cost is around £10 to £12 with drinks being extra. If you'd like to come along to one of these please email Andy Watson here for more information or to reserve your place.

Andy WilsonEach of our lunches held so far have attracted about 15 iU3A members who've enjoyed some good chat. While originally conceived to attract more male members there has been good support from women members. Do come along and join us.

Details of the Pub Lunch Groups schedule can be found in Beacon or in WOW.


Facebook link

 

site designed by Gill Hopkins 
logo designed Tattersal Hammarling & Silk
registered charity number 1157067