Bourne End & District U3A

The U3A provides opportunities for retired and semi-retired people in and around Bourne End to learn, laugh and live. Click on one of the areas in the list on the right to see what groups are being run in in your area of interest and contact the convenor.

Membership is now open  (click here). The cost was reduced for the 2019/20 year which started in April and has been reduced again for next April—you can take advantage of this now! This allows you to attend any of the events which we organise, with small charges being made for many of these to cover costs. In the year that we’ve started we’ve seen membership rise to over 400 and there are already nearly 50 different groups operating in areas as diverse as Italian and Ukelele.

New Groups

A Singing for fun group has recently started and entertained us at the Christmas party. Also a Canasta group is going well.

There are some takers for an advanced German conversation group. If any members are interested please let the groups convenor know — you can use our contact form.

For any of the groups, click on an interest area in the right hand column and then on any of the groups in that area.

Find a U3A

If you don’t live near Bourne End, you might want to find out whether there’s a U3A nearer to you. We can find it for you! Click here.

Upcoming events

Feb 24 @ 10:30 – 12:00
Feb 24 @ 17:30 – 18:30
Feb 25 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Lace making
Feb 25 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Feb 25 @ 11:00 – 12:00
Monthly meeting: From Guns and Roses to Hearts and Flowers
Feb 25 @ 14:00 – 15:30

Catherine Jones – From Guns & Roses to Hearts & Flowers

Catherine Jones went to one, all-girls’ school from 4 -18 and left to join the army where the ratio of men to women (500:1) was much more satisfactory. In the next few years she met her husband, moved countless times and discovered extreme sports. She now writes romantic novels (she has had 14 published, mostly under the pseudonym Kate Lace), lives in her own home in Oxfordshire where she has put down roots, got to know her neighbours and looks after her cats, kids and husband (in no particular order).

She will be talking about how you can go from being an Army officer to Romantic novelist.

Peter Smith’s talk about Royal Coaches has had to be postponed because of illness.

Spanish beginners
Feb 26 @ 19:30 – 21:00

For full calendar see here or select Month in the top right corner above. You can also select a group (or groups) using the “Tags” selector top left.