Thursday, 16th November then 2nd December
At The Waterside Theatre, Aylesbury (unless otherwise stated. To book or for further details, please contact Melanie Evans at email@example.com
Sunday, 14th January – 7.30pm – WITNEY, Queen of the Night – price TBA.
Direct from the Royal Albert Hall the ultimate tribute to Witney Houston. 7.30pm. Price TBA.
Thursday, 7th March, The Elgiva, Chesham. 7.30pm – Sweet Charity – Price £TBA
The Panda Players present this musical staged and choreographed by Bob Fosse based on the book by Neil Simon.
Saturday, 9th March, 2.30pm – The Kite Runner – Price £30.00.
West End hit, engrossing and captivating, based on the book by Khaled Hosseini.
Wednesday, 17th April – 7.30pm – Seven Drunken Nights – The Story of the Dubliners – Price £31.50.
A talented cast of musicians and singers brings this iconic group back to life.
Thursday, 18th April – 7.30pm – Johannes Radebe, The House of JoJo (Dance). Price £56.00.
A brand-new theatrical celebration jam-packed with roof-raising music, dazzling costumes and of course, world class dance.
Sunday, 28th April -7.30pm – Madama Butterfly, Puccini – Price £37.75.
One of the world’s most popular operas, Puccini’s Madama Butterfly tells the heart-breaking story of the beautiful young Japanese girl who falls in love with an American naval lieutenant – with dramatic results.
To book or for further details, please contact Melanie Evans at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friday, 24th November
Start time is 2.30pm at the Chapel Hall, Weston Turville.
Individuals and couples welcome. No need to get a team together. Questions are suitable for all levels of knowledge.
For more information contact Joy Mantell at email@example.com
Monday, 27th November
The group meets at 2pm in Weston Turville Chapel Hall and meets on the fourth Monday of the month. Cost £3. For more information contact Jenny Hunt or Rosemary Williams at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday, 25th November at 6.30pm
Following the success of one of last year’s 10-2 Anniversary celebrations, the very popular Quiz Night returns!
Cost is £15 per person and includes a ‘Fish and Chip’ Supper (other are options available though), see all the details on the flyer here. Preferably tables of 6 will be organised or you can sign up as a Team.
To sign up or get more information contact Juli Whitehead on email@example.com
Christmas Lunch 2023
Wednesday, 6th December
The WTu3a 🎄Christmas Lunch 2023🎄 is once again at The Chiltern Forest Golf Club, Aston Hill, Halton, Aylesbury, Bucks HP22 5NQ.
This is a three course meal including tea/coffee and mince pies, raffle and gratuities. Cost £36. View the full menu here.
There may be a few places left. Contact Carol Williams at firstname.lastname@example.org to book your place.
Science & Technology
Thursday, 7th December is a talk on ‘The latest development in Fusion Technology‘ by Bob Woodman in The Chapel Hall at 10.30am. Cost. £2.
Proposed plans for 2024.
January – No meeting
Thursday, 1st February – Talk – Chapel Hall. Details to follow.
Thursday, 7th March – Visit – Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford. Entrance free. Details to follow.
Thursday, 11th April – Visit (tbc) The Museum of Water and Steam in Brentford. Details to follow.
To express your interest, book your place on any of the above, or if you have any thoughts about future visits, please contact the group leader John Beer for more details at email@example.com.
Tuesday, 21st November 2pm
The game of Rummikub is based loosely on Rummy (but with a twist). The group meets the third Tuesday of the month at 2pm at The Five Bells, Weston Turville. Contact the group leader Deborah Brown for more details at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday, 16th November, 10.30am. No meeting in December. Next one is Thursday, 18th January 2024.
The group (in conjunction with Aston Clinton u3a) meets for tea, coffee or a drink and a chat at The Five Bells, Weston Turville, at 10.30am on the third Thursday of the month.
Please contact Marie Jones for any more information. email@example.com.
Tuesday 12th December
Based at the Plough in Cadsdean the walk is 4 miles using the woods and along the Ridgeway Further details from Sylv Elliott at firstname.lastname@example.org
2024 Walking Holiday
Friday, 26th April – Monday, 29th April 2024
Based at the Longmynd Hotel in Church Stretton, Shropshire. Walks range from 6 to 12 miles, so this is for Walkers only.
For more information please contact Sylv Elliott at email@example.com
The Chess Group meets on the 2nd and 4th Friday of the month at Chandos Arms, Weston Turville. We meet for any combination of chess, chat, lunch and/or a convivial glass on Fridays (next one is Friday, 24th November).
We welcome newcomers of any (or no!) ability. If you are interested in joining or would like more information, either email Geoffrey Howell at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone him on 07916 328202
Pétanque (weather permitting)
Details for pétanque group sessions:
- They will be every Monday afternoon.
- Timing 2pm to 4pm
- Venue is the new terrain behind Weston Turville village hall
- Parking is available
If you need more information, contact Ken Shaw at email@example.com.
Handbell Ringers (Beginners)
The group meets every two weeks on a Friday morning at 10am at the group leader’s home. For more details and further dates of meetings, contact John Beer at firstname.lastname@example.org
The u3a National newsletter for October is available HERE. As usual there is plenty to read, take part in and enjoy. Including:
Enter the u3a 2023-4 Poetry Competition
The u3a national poetry competition is back for its fourth year, and the theme for this year’s competition is: ‘What If’.
The competition opened on Wednesday 8 November 2023 and the deadline for submission is 12pm on Friday 26 January 2024. You must read the competition rules before submitting your poem. Enter the u3a national poetry competition
u3a Festival 24 is taking place 18-20 July 2024 in York, where we will be running a wide variety of activities – talks, sporting events, musical entertainment and workshops which will make this first u3a national festival something to remember. Find out more about the festival on the u3a website.
We’re keen to strengthen our musical offering so if your u3a has singers or musicians who would like to come please get in touch by emailing email@example.com.
October’s u3a Radio Podcast – Episode 33 – Maths for fun, Give it a go, Theatre
You can find lots of events on our online events page. Here is a sample:
Thursday, 6th June to Wednesday, 12th June
Travelling with Crusader via Holyhead/Dublin. Staying at the Carrickdate Hotel and Spa ****, Dundalk.
Six nights half board, all room types available. Cost: Approx £879.00. For more details on the provisional itinerary, click here, or visit the Wendover u3a website here. Or contact: Belinda Horn – details on the attached flyer.
Unless otherwise stated all the events below will be on Zoom. Detailed flyers will be available nearer the time. When available click on the links in the boxes below for the flyer with full details of costs and how to book through TicketSource or Eventbrite.
Thursday, 30th November – My Falklands War
2.30pm on Zoom
A talk by Rear Admiral Dr Chris Parry.
For this talk, Chris will offer insights into the Falklands War, based on his own experiences as a member of the helicopter flight of HMS ANTRIM. His talk will include details of his own part in the operations, including the rescue of 16 SAS from a glacier, and the eventual restoration of the Falkland Islands to British sovereignty.
Details on the flyer. The fee is £1 per device.
Closing date for applications is Tuesday, 28th November.
A new Winter Quiz for TVN Members
Friday, 8th December, 2023
at 2.30 pm on Zoom
Quizmaster: Avis Furness
The fee for this event is free. To download or view the flyer click on the link here.
Closing date for applications is Wednesday 6th December.
Monday, 15th January – Genetics of Ancient Populations in Britain
2.30pm on Zoom
By Dr Tom Booth
Full details on the flyer. The fee is £ per device.
Closing date for applications is TBC.
You will receive an acknowledgement immediately and the Zoom link a few days before the event. PLEASE CHECK THAT YOU ENTER YOUR DETAILS CAREFULLY WHEN YOU BOOK.