Monthly Meetings

Our monthly meetings are held on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 2pm in the Bourne End Community Centre. These are free for members, and as well as a talk by an invited speaker include complimentary refreshments and updates on other activities at our u3a. 

Our Meetings


All Meetings start at 2.00pm in the Bourne End Community Centre

27th FEBRUARY 2024

Our Speaker is Tracy Mould from the South Central Ambulance Service, who will give a talk and demonstration on CPR and AED use during a cardiac arrest, and how to handle a defibrillator. This session will provide confidence and knowledge to our community.

26th MARCH 2024

Our Speaker is Drew Burnett. Drew is a professional Wild Life Photographer, who since 2009, has had the privilege to travel the World working with Wildlife capturing images which bring the natural world to life on your wall.

He has won numerous awards for his work and has exhibited all over the UK and Europe. When he is not travelling you will find Drew at his Gallery in Amersham, Wild Eye Photography.

23rd APRIL 2024

Our Speaker is Ruth Walne who last spoke to our u3a in 2019 about life on the Africa Mercy Ships in West Africa. Changing lives and giving hope for the future. Globally 5 billion people die every year because they do not have access to safe surgery. "Having worked in the NHS for many years as a nurse and orthopaedic technician, being able to use these skills in countries where healthcare is limited has been as amazing experience and one that I would love to share. Countries and people’s lives are changed for the better."

28th MAY 2024

Our Speaker is Bobbie Derbyshire an author and her talk is entitled A Beginning, A Muddle & An End: Where Do Novelists Get Their Ideas From? From initial spark to realisation on the page. She explains how the complex world of character, location, plot and subplot arrives in a writer’s mind.